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The location of Briley Cemetery









A visit to the Briley Cemetery ...

The location of the Briley 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 Briley Cemetery ...

The Briley Cemetery is located in Perry County. The county seat for Perry County is located in Linden.

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

Lat:   35.4704°   (35° 28' 13")

Lon:   -87.9575°   (-87° 57' 26")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 71 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Briley Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Decatur County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Bawcom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Benham - Hughes - Speer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Boyer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Decatur County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Broadway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Bunch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Bunch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Campbell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Carroll Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Channell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Decatur County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Chappell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Clifton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Craig Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Crossno Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #11038<4>
 
Culp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Culp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Culp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Denton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Dicus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Evans Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Fisher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Decatur County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Fisher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Decatur County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Flatwoods Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Flippo Grave   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Flowers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Fluty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Furnace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Decatur County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Gates Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Decatur County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Haggard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Harder Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Helton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Henry Culp Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Holder Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Holt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Holt Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Howell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Kyle Grave   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Lafferty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Lizard Glade Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Lone Chestnut Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Henderson County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Mager Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Decatur County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Methodist Camp Ground Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Montague Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Hardin County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Mt. Auburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Decatur County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Decatur County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Murphy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Decatur County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Nance Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Hardin County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Newborn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Nunnley Ford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Old Shannon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Decatur County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Pace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Decatur County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Parker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Prater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Primitive Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Richardson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Riley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Ryan Childs Grave   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Shannon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Decatur County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Sparks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Hardin County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Steele Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Tole Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Tucker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Henderson County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Turnbo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Decatur County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Warrington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Yarbro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Decatur County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Briley Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Briley Cemetery.

Beardstown   [Map]     Lobelville   [Map]    
Cedar Grove   [Map]     Milledgeville   [Map]    
Clifton   [Map]     New Town   [Map]    
Collinwood   [Map]     Parsons   [Map]    
Decaturville   [Map]     Saltillo   [Map]    
Dunbar   [Map]     Sardis   [Map]    
Flatwoods   [Map]     Savannah   [Map]    
Hohenwald   [Map]     Scotts Hill   [Map]    
Jeannette   [Map]     Waynesboro   [Map]    
Linden   [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 Briley Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Perry County.

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

Adamsville   [Map]
 - Located in McNairy County
 - Lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Clifton   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Collinwood   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Decaturville   [Map]
 - Located in Decatur County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Hohenwald   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Lexington   [Map]
 - Located in Henderson County
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Linden   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Parsons   [Map]
 - Located in Decatur County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Sardis   [Map]
 - Located in Henderson County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Savannah   [Map]
 - Located in Hardin County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Scotts Hill   [Map]
 - Located in Decatur County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Waynesboro   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Briley Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 Briley Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Perry County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

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Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1642896   (Name of Record: Briley Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Perry
Lat: 35.470351     Lon: -87.9575284   [Map]
Elev: 134         Map Name: Clifton

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Perry County: www.perrycountytennessee.com/

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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Briley Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4704, Longitude: -87.9575     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Briley Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or gone without an obvious trace.

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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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