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(Perry County, Tennessee)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Briley 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.

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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)<2>

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]
 - Lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<3> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in McNairy County
 
Clifton   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Collinwood   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Decaturville   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Decatur County
 
Hohenwald   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Lewis County
 
Lexington   [Map]
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Henderson County
 
Linden   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Parsons   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Decatur County
 
Sardis   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Henderson County
 
Savannah   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County
 
Scotts Hill   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Decatur County
 
Waynesboro   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 71 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles 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]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Decatur County
 
Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Bawcom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Benham - Hughes - Speer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Boyer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Decatur County
 
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]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Channell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Decatur County
 
Chappell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Clifton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Craig Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Crossno Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Location is estimated<4>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #11038<5>
 
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]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Denton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Dicus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Evans Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Fisher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Decatur County
 
Fisher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Decatur County
 
Flatwoods Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Flippo Grave   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
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]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Decatur County
 
Gates Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Decatur County
 
Haggard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Harder Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Helton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Henry Culp Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Holder Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Holt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Holt Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Howell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Kyle Grave   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Lafferty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Lizard Glade Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Lone Chestnut Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Henderson County
 
Mager Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Decatur County
 
Methodist Camp Ground Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Montague Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County
 
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]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Decatur County
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Decatur County
 
Murphy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Decatur County
 
Nance Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County
 
Newborn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Nunnley Ford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Old Shannon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Decatur County
 
Pace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Decatur County
 
Parker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Prater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Primitive Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Richardson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Riley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Ryan Childs Grave   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Shannon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Decatur County
 
Sparks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County
 
Steele Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Tole Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Tucker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Henderson County
 
Turnbo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Decatur County
 
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Briley Cemetery
 
Warrington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Yarbro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Decatur County
 
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Briley Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County

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 Briley Cemetery.

Beardstown   [Map]Flatwoods   [Map]New Town   [Map]
Cedar Grove   [Map]Hohenwald   [Map]Parsons   [Map]
Clifton   [Map]Jeannette   [Map]Saltillo   [Map]
Collinwood   [Map]Linden   [Map]Sardis   [Map]
Decaturville   [Map]Lobelville   [Map]Savannah   [Map]
Dunbar   [Map]Milledgeville   [Map]Scotts Hill   [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 turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Perry 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    
Lauderdale 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    
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    
Dickson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gibson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Giles County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hardeman 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    
Henry 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    
Madison 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    
Wayne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...



Communities in Tennessee

About Perry County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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: 35.4704, Longitude: -87.9575     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Briley Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Briley 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' (or point-to-point) distance that begins 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>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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<5>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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