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(Wayne County, Tennessee)


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Profile for the Bedford Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Bedford 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 seven sections:

The Location of the Bedford Cemetery...

The Bedford Cemetery is located in Wayne County. The county seat for Wayne County is located in Waynesboro.

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

Lat:   35.2584°   (35° 15' 30")

Lon:   -87.7339°   (-87° 44' 2")

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

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Bedford Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  Bedford Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Clifton   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Collinwood   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Hohenwald   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bedford Cemetery
 - Located in Lewis County
 
Lawrenceburg   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East (E) of the Bedford Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Linden   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bedford Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Loretto   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bedford Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Savannah   [Map]
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the West (W) of the Bedford Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County
 
Waynesboro   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Bedford Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 55 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Bedford Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Wayne County.

Bennett Cole Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Black Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Brewer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Choate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Cole Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Collier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Collinwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Copeland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Copeland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Cypert - Copeland - Lay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Cypert - Thornton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Dial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Dixon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Downing - Byler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Factory Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Fortyeight Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Fortyeight Forge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Gallaher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Greeson Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Griggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Harbour Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Hog Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Holden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Horton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Kea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Keeton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Kelley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Kelly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bedford Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the King Cemetery (FAG ID #14329)
 
Leatherwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Leatherwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Long Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Lynn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
McCall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
McGee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
McGlamery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Morrow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Mt. Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Mt. Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Old Town Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Ralph Cole Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Ray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Ray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Risner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Rose Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Shawnette Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Shields Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Sims Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Talley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Talley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Wayne County Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bedford Cemetery
 
Wayne County Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Bedford Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Bedford Cemetery.

Arnot (AL)   [Map]Flatwoods   [Map]Rascal Town   [Map]
Atlas (AL)   [Map]Green Hill (AL)   [Map]Saint Florian (AL)   [Map]
Belew (AL)   [Map]Hohenwald   [Map]Saint Joseph   [Map]
Clifton   [Map]Iron City   [Map]Slabtown (AL)   [Map]
Cloverdale (AL)   [Map]Lawrenceburg   [Map]Waynesboro   [Map]
Collinwood   [Map]Linden   [Map]Webber City   [Map]
Ethridge   [Map]Loretto   [Map]Zip City (AL)   [Map]
Flatwoods   [Map]Park Grove   [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 first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These 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 Bedford Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Wayne County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Colbert County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lauderdale County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Limestone County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Alcorn County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Prentiss County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Benton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chester County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Decatur County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Giles County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hardin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Henderson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hickman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Humphreys County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lewis County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Maury County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
McNairy County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1641750   (Name of Record: Bedford Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Wayne
Lat: 35.2584124     Lon: -87.733913   [Map]
Elev: 269         Map Name: Waynesboro East

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Wayne County: www.waynecountytn.org/

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: 35.2584, Longitude: -87.7339     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bedford Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Bedford 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' distance starting in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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