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(Lincoln County, Tennessee)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Bray 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 Bray Cemetery...

The Bray Cemetery is located in Lincoln County. The county seat for Lincoln County is located in Fayetteville.

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

Lat:   35.0570°   (35° 3' 25")

Lon:   -86.4794°   (-86° 28' 45")

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

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


 

  Bray Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Fayetteville   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Lynchburg   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bray Cemetery
 - Located in Moore County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 79 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Bray Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Baxter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Beard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Beavers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Benson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Benson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Beverly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Bevill Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bray Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County (AL)
 
Bostick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Brady Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Britton Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bray Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County (AL)
 
Buchanan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Corder - McCullock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Driskill Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bray Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County (AL)
 
Fanning Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Flintville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Flintville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Foster Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bray Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County (AL)
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Foster Cemetery (FAG ID #22855)
 
Golden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Gray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Gregory Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Grills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Gum Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Hancock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Hancock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Harris - Jean Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Hazle Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bray Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County (AL)
 
Henderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Hester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Hopkins - Eastland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Hunter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Jean Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Kelso Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Kilpatrick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Kilpatrick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Land Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Lincoln Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bray Cemetery
 
McClellan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Bray Cemetery
 
McGee - McCartney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bray Cemetery
 
McNeal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Moores Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Morgan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Patterson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bray Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County (AL)
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Pryor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Pryor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Routt - Wells Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Rowland Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Simms Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Simms Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Snoddy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bray Cemetery
 
State Line Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bray Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County (AL)
 
Steele Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bray Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County (AL)
 
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Stiles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Taylor - Gray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Thomison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Towry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Towry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Travis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Warren Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Webb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Wells Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Wicks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bray Cemetery
 
Woodroof Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bray 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 Bray Cemetery.

Beans Creek   [Map]Fayetteville   [Map]Meridianville (AL)   [Map]
Belleville   [Map]Flintville   [Map]Moore's Mill (AL)   [Map]
Boonshill   [Map]Hazel Green (AL)   [Map]New Market (AL)   [Map]
Corder Crossroads   [Map]Hillsboro (AL)   [Map]Park City Heights   [Map]
Country Village (AL)   [Map]Huntland   [Map]Park City   [Map]
Dellrose   [Map]Lynchburg   [Map]Pearl City   [Map]
Elk Mill Village   [Map]Mercury (AL)   [Map]Toney (AL)   [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 start 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 - you should note 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 Bray Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Lincoln County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

DeKalb County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson 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      
Marshall County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Morgan County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bedford County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cannon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coffee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Giles County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Grundy County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion 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    
Moore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rutherford County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Warren County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Williamson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Tennessee,     of Lincoln 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 Bray 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 Bray Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1645183   (Name of Record: Bray Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lincoln
Lat: 35.0570301     Lon: -86.4794369   [Map]
Elev: 268         Map Name: Flintville

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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: 35.0570, Longitude: -86.4794     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bray Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Bray 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 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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<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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