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(Lawrence County, Tennessee)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Greenwood 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 Greenwood Cemetery...

The Greenwood 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 Greenwood Cemetery

Lat:   35.3142°   (35° 18' 51")

Lon:   -87.4670°   (-87° 28' 1")

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

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


 

  Greenwood Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Greenwood 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 Greenwood Cemetery.

Collinwood   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Hohenwald   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 - Located in Lewis County
 
Lawrenceburg   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Loretto   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Mount Pleasant   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 - Located in Maury County
 
Pulaski   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County
 
Waynesboro   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 47 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Greenwood Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 - Located in Lewis County
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Boswell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Brock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Brush Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Bumpass Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Crews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Dirtdobber Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 - Located in Lewis County
 
Fishtrap Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Gravel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Henryville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Highland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Houser Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Kidd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Kilburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Laurel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Lawrence County Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Lawrenceburg City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Luna Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Mattox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
McClain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Mt. Ararat Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Mt. Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Mt. Lebanon Cemetery (FAG ID #15953)
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Napier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 - Located in Lewis County
 
Napier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 - Located in Lewis County
 
Newtown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 - Located in Lewis County
 
Niemann Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Old Henryville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Owl Hollow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Payne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Payton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 - Located in Lewis County
 
Pea Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Pennington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Rochelle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Sims Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Spann Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Staggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Unity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Yoder Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Greenwood Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Greenwood Cemetery.

Aetna   [Map]Frierson Town   [Map]Mount Pleasant   [Map]
Belew (AL)   [Map]Green Hill (AL)   [Map]Park Grove   [Map]
Collinwood   [Map]Hohenwald   [Map]Rascal Town   [Map]
Ethridge   [Map]Iron City   [Map]Saint Joseph   [Map]
Fall River   [Map]Lawrenceburg   [Map]Slabtown (AL)   [Map]
Flatwoods   [Map]Lexington (AL)   [Map]Waynesboro   [Map]
Flatwoods   [Map]Loretto   [Map]Weakley   [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 like to start 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 - 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 Greenwood 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    
Madison County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Morgan County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bedford County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Benton 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 Greenwood 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 Greenwood Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1641990   (Name of Record: Greenwood Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lawrence
Lat: 35.3142453     Lon: -87.4669625   [Map]
Elev: 289         Map Name: Deerfield

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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: 35.3142, Longitude: -87.4670     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Greenwood Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Greenwood 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 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>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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