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The location of Head Cemetery









A visit to the Head Cemetery ...

The location of the Head 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 Head Cemetery ...

The Head Cemetery is located in Robertson County.

The county seat for Robertson County is located in Springfield. Springfield lies just to the east of the Head Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   36.4778°   (36° 28' 40")

Lon:   -87.0281°   (-87° 1' 41")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Head Cemetery.

Adairville (KY)   [Map]     Guthrie (KY)   [Map]    
Adams   [Map]     Joelton   [Map]    
Allensville (KY)   [Map]     Liverworth   [Map]    
Ashland City   [Map]     Oak Plains   [Map]    
Bearwallow   [Map]     Pleasant View   [Map]    
Cedar Hill   [Map]     Ridgetop   [Map]    
Coopertown   [Map]     Sandy Springs   [Map]    
Flewellyn   [Map]     Springfield   [Map]    
Fredonia   [Map]     Stroudville   [Map]    
Greenbrier   [Map]     Swan Lake Village   [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 Head Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Robertson County.

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

Adairville   [Map]
 - Located in Logan County (KY)
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Head Cemetery
 
Adams   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Head Cemetery
 
Ashland City   [Map]
 - Located in Cheatham County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of the Head Cemetery
 
Clarksville   [Map]
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Head Cemetery
 
Greenbrier   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Head Cemetery
 
Guthrie   [Map]
 - Located in Todd County (KY)
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Head Cemetery
 
Pleasant View   [Map]
 - Located in Cheatham County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Head Cemetery
 
Springfield   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Head Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 Head Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Robertson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Allen County (KY):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Butler County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Christian County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Hopkins County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Logan County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Muhlenberg County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Simpson County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Todd County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Trigg County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Warren County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Cheatham County:     Cyndi's
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Davidson County:     Cyndi's
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Dickson County:     Cyndi's
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Hickman County:     Cyndi's
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Houston County:     Cyndi's
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Humphreys County:     Cyndi's
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Macon County:     Cyndi's
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Maury County:     Cyndi's
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Montgomery County:     Cyndi's
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Rutherford County:     Cyndi's
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Stewart County:     Cyndi's
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Sumner County:     Cyndi's
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Trousdale County:     Cyndi's
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Williamson County:     Cyndi's
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Wilson County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Robertson 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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 97 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Head Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #8489<3>

Adams Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #8491

Alley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the northwest (NW) of the Head Cemetery

Anthony Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Head Cemetery

Barnes Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north (N) of the Head Cemetery

Bartlett Cemetery   [Map]

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

Battle Creek Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Head Cemetery

Batts Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Head Cemetery

Batts Cemetery   [Map]

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

Batts Cemetery   [Map]

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

Baxter Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the northwest (NW) of the Head Cemetery

Benton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Head Cemetery

Billy Cothron Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Macon County

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Head Cemetery

Binkley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Head Cemetery

Black Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bracy Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south (S) of the Head Cemetery

Brewers Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cheatham County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Head Cemetery

Browing Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Head Cemetery

Carr Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Head Cemetery

Connell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Head Cemetery

Cooperstown Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Head Cemetery

Crockett Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the Head Cemetery

Crockett Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the Head Cemetery

Crunk Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Head Cemetery

Darden Cemetery   [Map]

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

Darden Cemetery   [Map]

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

Darden Cemetery   [Map]

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

Dickerson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Head Cemetery

Draughan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Head Cemetery

Draughan Cemetery   [Map]

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

Dunn Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Head Cemetery

Dunn Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Head Cemetery

Elliott Cemetery   [Map]

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

Elliott Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Head Cemetery

Elliott Cemetery   [Map]

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

Esther Jackson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cheatham County

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

Farmer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Head Cemetery

Farmer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the southeast (SE) of the Head Cemetery

Fisher Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the Head Cemetery

Fletcher Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north (N) of the Head Cemetery

Ft. Cemetery   [Map]

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

Fox Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cheatham County

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

Fyke Cemetery   [Map]

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

Fykes Grove Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gossett Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Head Cemetery

Gower Cemetery   [Map]

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

Green Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hallums Cemetery   [Map]

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

Head Cemetery   [Map]

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

Head Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west (W) of the Head Cemetery

Heads Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the southwest (SW) of the Head Cemetery

Heflin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Head Cemetery

Holman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Head Cemetery

Holmes Cemetery   [Map]

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

Jackson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the Head Cemetery

Jacobs Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Head Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<4>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #13940

Kane - David Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the Head Cemetery

Knox Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cheatham County

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

Lee Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lipscomb Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Head Cemetery

Luter Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Head Cemetery

Manlove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Head Cemetery

Martin Cemetery   [Map]

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

Matthews Cemetery   [Map]

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

Miles Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Head Cemetery

Miller Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Head Cemetery

Moore Cemetery   [Map]

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

Morris Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the Head Cemetery

Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Head Cemetery

Murphey Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Head Cemetery

Murphey Cemetery   [Map]

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

Murphy Cemetery   [Map]

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

Nave Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Head Cemetery

Pennington Cemetery   [Map]

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

Polk Cemetery   [Map]

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

Powell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Head Cemetery

Powell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Restlawn Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Head Cemetery

Rosson Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. Michaels Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east northeast (ENE) of the Head Cemetery

Shepard Cemetery   [Map]

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

Shepherd Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Head Cemetery

Sherrod Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Head Cemetery

Sherrod Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Head Cemetery

Sherrod Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north (N) of the Head Cemetery

Stack Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cheatham County

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

Stroud Cemetery   [Map]

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

Walker Cemetery   [Map]

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

Walker Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #19837

Ward Cemetery   [Map]

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

Washington Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Head Cemetery

Whitehead Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south (S) of the Head Cemetery

William W. Batts Cemetery   [Map]

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

Williams Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south (S) of the Head Cemetery

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south (S) of the Head Cemetery

Winn Cemetery   [Map]

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

Winters Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Head Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Head 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 Head Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1644290   (Name of Record: Head Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Robertson
Lat: 36.4778246     Lon: -87.0280566   [Map]
Elev: 187         Map Name: Pleasant View

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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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Head Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4778, Longitude: -87.0281     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Head 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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<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.

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