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(Lawrence County, Tennessee)


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Profile for the Blair Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Blair 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 Blair Cemetery...

The Blair Cemetery is located in Lawrence County. The county seat for Lawrence County is located in Lawrenceburg.

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

Lat:   35.1195°   (35° 7' 10")

Lon:   -87.5520°   (-87° 33' 7")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Blair 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 Blair Cemetery.

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


 

  Blair Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Collinwood   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blair Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Florence   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blair Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County (AL)
 
Lawrenceburg   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Blair Cemetery
 
Loretto   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blair Cemetery
 
Waynesboro   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blair Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 41 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Blair Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in Lawrence County.

Belew Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blair Cemetery
 
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blair Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Boshear Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blair Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Brewer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Blair Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Brewer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blair Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Bucksnort Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Blair Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Butler Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Blair Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blair Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Chinubee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Blair Cemetery
 
Clack Branch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blair Cemetery
 
Crews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Blair Cemetery
 
Dial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blair Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Dixon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blair Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Blair Cemetery
 
Hensley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blair Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Hensley Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Blair Cemetery
 
Hollis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blair Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Loretto Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blair Cemetery
 
Loretto Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blair Cemetery
 
Luna Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blair Cemetery
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Blair Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
McClain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Blair Cemetery
 
Mt. Nebo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Blair Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blair Cemetery
 
Neal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blair Cemetery
 
Old West Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Blair Cemetery
 
Payne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Blair Cemetery
 
Pinkney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Blair Cemetery
 
Restview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blair Cemetery
 
Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blair Cemetery
 
Rochelle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Blair Cemetery
 
St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blair Cemetery
 
St. Joseph Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blair Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Blair Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blair Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Sims Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Blair Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blair Cemetery
 
Wade Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blair Cemetery
 
Wayland Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blair Cemetery
 
Wisdom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blair Cemetery
 
Wolf Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Blair Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Blair Cemetery.

Arnot (AL)   [Map]Fall River   [Map]Park Grove   [Map]
Atlas (AL)   [Map]Flatwoods   [Map]Rascal Town   [Map]
Beach Grove (AL)   [Map]Green Hill (AL)   [Map]Saint Florian (AL)   [Map]
Belew (AL)   [Map]Iron City   [Map]Saint Joseph   [Map]
Cloverdale (AL)   [Map]Killen (AL)   [Map]Slabtown (AL)   [Map]
Collinwood   [Map]Lawrenceburg   [Map]Waynesboro   [Map]
Corum (AL)   [Map]Lexington (AL)   [Map]Zip City (AL)   [Map]
Ethridge   [Map]Loretto   [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 Blair Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Lawrence 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    
Madison County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Morgan County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Alcorn County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tishomingo County (MS):       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    
Lewis County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln 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    
Wayne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

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

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 Blair 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 Blair Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1277638   (Name of Record: Blair Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lawrence
Lat: 35.1195256     Lon: -87.5519667   [Map]
Elev: 201         Map Name: Saint Joseph

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of Tennessee

About Lawrence County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Lawrence County: www.co.lawrence.tn.us/

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: 35.1195, Longitude: -87.5520     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Blair Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Blair 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 that stretches from . 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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