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(Shelby County, Tennessee)


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Profile for the Barton Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Barton Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. We found an ancestor that we believed to have been buried in one cemetery was actually buried elsewhere. We discovered that his burial had been refused at the last moment and the family had scrambled to make new arrangements. By looking at nearby cemeteries, the surrounding communities and in newspapers of the period, we were finally able to locate his burial site. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Barton Cemetery...

The Barton Cemetery is located in Shelby County. The county seat for Shelby County is located in Memphis.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Barton Cemetery

Lat:   35.2348°   (35° 14' 5")

Lon:   -89.9490°   (-89° 56' 56")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Barton Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Barton Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Shelby County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Barton Cemetery.

Arlington   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the East (E) of the Barton Cemetery
 
Bartlett   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Barton Cemetery
 
Collierville   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Barton Cemetery
 
Germantown   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Barton Cemetery
 
Memphis   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Barton Cemetery
 
Millington   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Barton Cemetery
 
Mound City   [Map]
 - Located in Crittenden County (AR)
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Barton Cemetery
 
Munford   [Map]
 - Located in Tipton County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Barton Cemetery
 
Olive Branch   [Map]
 - Located in DeSoto County (MS)
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Barton Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 25 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Barton Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Shelby County.

Belmount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Barton Cemetery
 
Benjestown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Barton Cemetery
 
Big Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Barton Cemetery
 
Eastlawn Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Barton Cemetery
 
Egypt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Barton Cemetery
 
Embury Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Barton Cemetery
 
Goldsby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Barton Cemetery
 
Independence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Barton Cemetery
 
Little John Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Barton Cemetery
 
Memorial Garden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Barton Cemetery
 
Memphis National Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Barton Cemetery
 
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Barton Cemetery
 
Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Barton Cemetery
 
Mt. Vernon Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Barton Cemetery
 
Noahs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Barton Cemetery
 
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Barton Cemetery
 
Pt. Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Barton Cemetery
 
Potters Field   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Barton Cemetery
 
Raleigh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Barton Cemetery
 
Remberts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Barton Cemetery
 
St. Matthew Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Barton Cemetery
 
St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Barton Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Barton Cemetery
 
Ward Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Barton Cemetery
 
Zion Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Barton Cemetery

For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Barton Cemetery.

Arlington   [Map]Hunt Village   [Map]Munford   [Map]
Atoka   [Map]Jericho (AR)   [Map]Parkway Village   [Map]
Bartlett   [Map]Lakeland   [Map]Sunset (AR)   [Map]
Binghampton   [Map]Marion (AR)   [Map]The Village   [Map]
Clarkedale (AR)   [Map]Memphis   [Map]West Memphis (AR)   [Map]
Germantown   [Map]Millington   [Map]Wilkinsville   [Map]
Giles Town   [Map]Mound City (AR)   [Map]Woodstock   [Map]

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Barton Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Shelby County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Craighead County (AR):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Crittenden County (AR):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cross County (AR):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County (AR):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mississippi County (AR):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Poinsett County (AR):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saint Francis County (AR):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Benton County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
DeSoto County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lafayette County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Panola County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tate County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tunica County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hancock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hardeman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Haywood County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lauderdale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tipton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Tennessee,     of Shelby County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Tennessee
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Tennessee
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Tennessee,     of Shelby County

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Tennessee

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Barton Cemetery ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we continue our research. We've created the following list to keep track of the sources we found useful in our research about the Barton Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1325451   (Name of Record: Barton Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Shelby
Lat: 35.2348101     Lon: -89.948977   [Map]
Elev: 88         Map Name: Northeast Memphis

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Shelby County: www.shelbycountytn.gov/

The official website for State of Tennessee: www.tn.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2348, Longitude: -89.9490     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Barton Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Barton Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>This location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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