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(Wayne County, Tennessee)


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Profile for the Gallaher Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Gallaher 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 Gallaher Cemetery...

The Gallaher Cemetery is located in Wayne County. The county seat for Wayne County is located in Waynesboro.

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

Lat:   35.2420°   (35° 14' 31")

Lon:   -87.6242°   (-87° 37' 27")

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

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


 

  Gallaher Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Clifton   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<3> to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gallaher Cemetery
 
Collinwood   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gallaher Cemetery
 
Hohenwald   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) of the Gallaher Cemetery
 - Located in Lewis County
 
Lawrenceburg   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of the Gallaher Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Loretto   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gallaher Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Waynesboro   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Gallaher Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 26 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Gallaher Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bedford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Gallaher Cemetery
 
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gallaher Cemetery
 
Boshear Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gallaher Cemetery
 
Copeland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Gallaher Cemetery
 
Dial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gallaher Cemetery
 
Dixon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Gallaher Cemetery
 
Factory Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Gallaher Cemetery
 
Fishtrap Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gallaher Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Fortyeight Forge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gallaher Cemetery
 
Gravel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gallaher Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Griggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gallaher Cemetery
 
Highland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gallaher Cemetery
 
Long Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gallaher Cemetery
 
McCall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gallaher Cemetery
 
McGee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gallaher Cemetery
 
Owl Hollow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gallaher Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Risner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Gallaher Cemetery
 
Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Gallaher Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Rochelle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gallaher Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Shawnette Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gallaher Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Gallaher Cemetery
 
Sims Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gallaher Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Spann Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gallaher Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Staggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gallaher Cemetery
 
Unity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gallaher Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Wisdom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gallaher Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County

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 Gallaher Cemetery.

Arnot (AL)   [Map]Flatwoods   [Map]Park Grove   [Map]
Atlas (AL)   [Map]Flatwoods   [Map]Rascal Town   [Map]
Belew (AL)   [Map]Green Hill (AL)   [Map]Saint Joseph   [Map]
Clifton   [Map]Hohenwald   [Map]Slabtown (AL)   [Map]
Cloverdale (AL)   [Map]Iron City   [Map]Waynesboro   [Map]
Collinwood   [Map]Lawrenceburg   [Map]Weakley   [Map]
Ethridge   [Map]Lexington (AL)   [Map]Webber City   [Map]
Fall River   [Map]Loretto   [Map]Zip City (AL)   [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 visit 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 - 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 Gallaher Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Wayne 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    
Franklin 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    
Morgan 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    
Chester County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Decatur 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    
Lawrence 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    
Williamson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1285094   (Name of Record: Gallaher Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Wayne
Lat: 35.242024     Lon: -87.6241885   [Map]
Elev: 233         Map Name: Westpoint

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Wayne County: www.waynecountytn.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: 35.2420, Longitude: -87.6242     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Gallaher Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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