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(Lawrence County, Tennessee)


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The location of Brush Creek Cemetery

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Our GPS coordinates for the Brush Creek 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 Brush Creek Cemetery...

The Brush Creek 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 Brush Creek Cemetery

Lat:   35.3951°   (35° 23' 42")

Lon:   -87.5531°   (-87° 33' 11")

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

Centerville   [Map]
 - Located in Hickman County
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<3> to the North (N) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Clifton   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West (W) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Collinwood   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Hohenwald   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Lawrenceburg   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Linden   [Map]
 - Located in Perry County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Loretto   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Mount Pleasant   [Map]
 - Located in Maury County
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Waynesboro   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Brush Creek Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 40 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Brush Creek Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Banks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Brock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Burns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Churchwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Collier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Crowell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Dabbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Dabbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Dirtdobber Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Fortyeight Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Fortyeight Forge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Gravel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Grinders Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Highland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Laurel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Mannie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Melton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Napier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Napier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Napier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Napier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Newtown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Niemann Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Old Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Owl Hollow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Payton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Pollock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Poore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Pope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Spann Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Staggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Staggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Voorhies Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Voorhies Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Walnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Brush Creek Cemetery
 
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Brush Creek Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Brush Creek Cemetery.

Aetna   [Map]Flatwoods   [Map]Loretto   [Map]
Armour Village   [Map]Flatwoods   [Map]Mount Pleasant   [Map]
Beardstown   [Map]Frierson Town   [Map]Park Grove   [Map]
Centerville   [Map]Greenfield Bend   [Map]Rascal Town   [Map]
Clifton   [Map]Hohenwald   [Map]Saint Joseph   [Map]
Collinwood   [Map]Iron City   [Map]Waynesboro   [Map]
Ethridge   [Map]Lawrenceburg   [Map]Weakley   [Map]
Fall River   [Map]Linden   [Map]Webber City   [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 begin 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 - 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 Brush Creek 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    
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    
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    
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    
Williamson 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 Brush Creek 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 Brush Creek Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1278684   (Name of Record: Brush Creek Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lawrence
Lat: 35.3950768     Lon: -87.553075   [Map]
Elev: 258         Map Name: Riverside

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities 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: 35.3951, Longitude: -87.5531     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Brush Creek Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Brush Creek 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 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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