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The location of Brushy Cemetery









A visit to the Brushy Cemetery ...

The location of the Brushy 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 Brushy Cemetery ...

The Brushy Cemetery is located in Bledsoe County.

The county seat for Bledsoe County is located in Pikeville. Pikeville lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southwest of the Brushy Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Brushy Cemetery

Lat:   35.7120°   (35° 42' 43")

Lon:   -85.0833°   (-85° 4' 59")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Brushy Cemetery.

Brockdell   [Map]     Lantana   [Map]    
Cayuga Town   [Map]     Newton   [Map]    
Crab Orchard   [Map]     Ninemile   [Map]    
Creston   [Map]     Pikeville   [Map]    
Crossville   [Map]     Pioneer Village   [Map]    
Cumberland Spring   [Map]     Pleasant Hill   [Map]    
Dayton   [Map]     Ravenscroft   [Map]    
Decatur   [Map]     Spencer   [Map]    
Graysville   [Map]     Spring City   [Map]    
Greenbriar Village   [Map]     Summer City   [Map]    
Lake Tansi Village   [Map]     Todd Town   [Map]    
Lakewood Village   [Map]     Winesap   [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 Brushy Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Bledsoe County.

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

Crossville   [Map]
 - Located in Cumberland County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of the Brushy Cemetery
 
Dayton   [Map]
 - Located in Rhea County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Brushy Cemetery
 
Decatur   [Map]
 - Located in Meigs County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Brushy Cemetery
 
Pikeville   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Brushy Cemetery
 
Spencer   [Map]
 - Located in Van Buren County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) of the Brushy Cemetery
 
Spring City   [Map]
 - Located in Rhea County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of the Brushy 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 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 Brushy Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Bledsoe 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 Bledsoe County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Tennessee
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Tennessee
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Bledsoe 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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 59 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Brushy Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Akin Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Brushy Cemetery

Arnett Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Brushy Cemetery

Beaverhill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Brushy Cemetery

Bennett Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Brushy Cemetery

Big Lick Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Brushy Cemetery

Burden Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Brushy Cemetery

Cox Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Brushy Cemetery

Davis Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Brushy Cemetery

Dunn Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Brushy Cemetery

Gentry Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Brushy Cemetery

Hale Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Brushy Cemetery

Hall Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Brushy Cemetery

Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Brushy Cemetery

Henderson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Brushy Cemetery

Hillcrest Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Brushy Cemetery

Hinch Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Brushy Cemetery

Hinch Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Brushy Cemetery

Houston Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Brushy Cemetery

Hughes Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south (S) of the Brushy Cemetery

Hutcheson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Brushy Cemetery

Iron Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Brushy Cemetery

Kerley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Brushy Cemetery

Knight Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Brushy Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #14398<3>

Lee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east (E) of the Brushy Cemetery

Lester Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Brushy Cemetery

Musick Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Brushy Cemetery

New Era Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north (N) of the Brushy Cemetery

Ormes Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Brushy Cemetery

Parham Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Brushy Cemetery

Pendergrass Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Brushy Cemetery

Perry Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Brushy Cemetery

Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Brushy Cemetery

Pugh Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Brushy Cemetery

Rollins Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Brushy Cemetery

Seals Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Brushy Cemetery

Selby Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Brushy Cemetery

Selby Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Brushy Cemetery

Sherrill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Brushy Cemetery

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west (W) of the Brushy Cemetery

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west (W) of the Brushy Cemetery

Smyrna Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Brushy Cemetery

Stephens Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Brushy Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #18926

Swafford Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east southeast (ESE) of the Brushy Cemetery

Swafford Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south southeast (SSE) of the Brushy Cemetery

Swallows Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Brushy Cemetery

Thomas Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Brushy Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #19306

Thurman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Brushy Cemetery

Thurman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the northeast (NE) of the Brushy Cemetery

Thurman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Brushy Cemetery

Thurman Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Brushy Cemetery

Tollett Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Brushy Cemetery

Van Hoy Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Brushy Cemetery

Walker Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Brushy Cemetery

Warner Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Brushy Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #19939

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Brushy Cemetery

Winesap Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Brushy Cemetery

Winnie Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Brushy Cemetery

Worthington Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Brushy Cemetery

Wyatt Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Brushy Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #20633

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Brushy 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 Brushy Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1278697   (Name of Record: Brushy Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Bledsoe
Lat: 35.7120127     Lon: -85.0832902   [Map]
Elev: 278         Map Name: Melvine

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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 things 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 Brushy Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7120, Longitude: -85.0833     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Brushy Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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