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(Decatur County, Tennessee)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Furnace 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 Furnace Cemetery...

The Furnace Cemetery is located in Decatur County. The county seat for Decatur County is located in Decaturville.

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

Lat:   35.5184°   (35° 31' 6")

Lon:   -88.0228°   (-88° 1' 22")

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

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


 

  Furnace Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Adamsville   [Map]
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<3> to the Southwest (SW) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in McNairy County
 
Clifton   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Collinwood   [Map]
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Decaturville   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Furnace Cemetery
 
Hohenwald   [Map]
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the East (E) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in Lewis County
 
Lexington   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in Henderson County
 
Linden   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Parsons   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Furnace Cemetery
 
Sardis   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in Henderson County
 
Savannah   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County
 
Scotts Hill   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of the Furnace Cemetery
 
Waynesboro   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 61 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Furnace Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adkisson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Furnace Cemetery
 
Averett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Furnace Cemetery
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Furnace Cemetery
 
Briley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Broadway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Bunch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Bunch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Bussell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Campbell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Carroll Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Channell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Furnace Cemetery
 
Craig Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Crossnoe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Culp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Culp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Denton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Dixon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Furnace Cemetery
 
Fisher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Furnace Cemetery
 
Fisher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Furnace Cemetery
 
Fisher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Furnace Cemetery
 
Flippo Grave   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Gates Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Furnace Cemetery
 
Harder Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Holder Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Houston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Furnace Cemetery
 
Howard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Howard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Howell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Ivey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Furnace Cemetery
 
Johnston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Furnace Cemetery
 
Ketton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Furnace Cemetery
 
Kunkel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Lafferty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Furnace Cemetery
 
Lafferty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Lone Chestnut Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in Henderson County
 
Luton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Furnace Cemetery
 
Mager Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Furnace Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Mt. Auburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Furnace Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Furnace Cemetery
 
Nunnley Ford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Old Shannon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Furnace Cemetery
 
Pace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Furnace Cemetery
 
Red House Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Furnace Cemetery
 
Richardson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Roberts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Shannon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Furnace Cemetery
 
Simmons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Furnace Cemetery
 
Simmons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Slater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Furnace Cemetery
 
Starbuck Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Steele Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Sutton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Tolley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Furnace Cemetery
 
Turnbo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Furnace Cemetery
 
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Furnace Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Wallace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Furnace Cemetery
 
Wallace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Furnace Cemetery
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Furnace Cemetery
 
Yarbro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Furnace Cemetery

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 Furnace Cemetery.

Beardstown   [Map]Jeannette   [Map]Parsons   [Map]
Cedar Grove   [Map]Lexington   [Map]Rhodes Town   [Map]
Clifton   [Map]Linden   [Map]Saltillo   [Map]
Decaturville   [Map]Lobelville   [Map]Sardis   [Map]
Enville   [Map]Milledgeville   [Map]Savannah   [Map]
Flatwoods   [Map]New Town   [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 begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 - 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 Furnace Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1316741   (Name of Record: Furnace Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Decatur
Lat: 35.5184053     Lon: -88.0228081   [Map]
Elev: 125         Map Name: Perryville

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Decatur County: www.decaturcountytn.org/

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: 35.5184, Longitude: -88.0228     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Furnace Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Furnace 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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