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The location of Boyer Cemetery









A visit to the Boyer Cemetery ...

The location of the Boyer Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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 Boyer Cemetery ...

The Boyer Cemetery is located in Decatur County. The county seat for Decatur County is located in Decaturville.

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

Lat:   35.5151°   (35° 30' 54")

Lon:   -88.0150°   (-88° 0' 54")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 42 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Boyer Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Briley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Perry County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Broadway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Perry County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Bunch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Perry County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Campbell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Perry County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Carroll Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Channell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Craig Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Perry County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Crossnoe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Perry County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Culp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Perry County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Culp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Perry County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Denton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Perry County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Dixon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Fisher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Fisher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Fisher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Flippo Grave   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Gates Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Harder Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Perry County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Holder Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Perry County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Howell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Perry County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Ivey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Ketton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Lafferty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Perry County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Luton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Mager Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Perry County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Mt. Auburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Perry County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Murphy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Nunnley Ford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Pace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Richardson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Roberts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Perry County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Simmons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Slater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Steele Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Perry County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Wallace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Wallace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Yarbro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Boyer Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Boyer Cemetery.

Beardstown   [Map]     Lobelville   [Map]    
Cedar Grove   [Map]     Milledgeville   [Map]    
Clifton   [Map]     New Town   [Map]    
Decaturville   [Map]     Parsons   [Map]    
Dunbar   [Map]     Saltillo   [Map]    
Flatwoods   [Map]     Sardis   [Map]    
Jeannette   [Map]     Savannah   [Map]    
Lexington   [Map]     Scotts Hill   [Map]    
Linden   [Map]     Waynesboro   [Map]    

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

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Adamsville   [Map]
 - Located in McNairy County
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Clifton   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Collinwood   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Decaturville   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Hohenwald   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the East (E) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Lexington   [Map]
 - Located in Henderson County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Linden   [Map]
 - Located in Perry County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Parsons   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Sardis   [Map]
 - Located in Henderson County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Savannah   [Map]
 - Located in Hardin County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Scotts Hill   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of the Boyer Cemetery
 
Waynesboro   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Boyer Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 it should be mentioned that 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 Boyer Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Decatur County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Colbert County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
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Lauderdale County (AL):     Cyndi's
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Alcorn County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Tishomingo County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Benton County:     Cyndi's
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Carroll County:     Cyndi's
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Chester County:     Cyndi's
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Dickson County:     Cyndi's
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Gibson County:     Cyndi's
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Giles County:     Cyndi's
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Hardeman County:     Cyndi's
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Hardin County:     Cyndi's
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Henderson County:     Cyndi's
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Henry County:     Cyndi's
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Hickman County:     Cyndi's
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Houston County:     Cyndi's
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Humphreys County:     Cyndi's
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Lawrence County:     Cyndi's
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Lewis County:     Cyndi's
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Madison County:     Cyndi's
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Maury County:     Cyndi's
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McNairy County:     Cyndi's
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Perry County:     Cyndi's
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Wayne County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1316721   (Name of Record: Boyer Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Decatur
Lat: 35.5150721     Lon: -88.01503   [Map]
Elev: 123         Map Name: Perryville

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Tennessee

About Decatur County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Decatur County: www.decaturcountytn.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The 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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Boyer Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5151, Longitude: -88.0150     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Boyer Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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