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Our GPS coordinates for the Lafferty 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 Lafferty Cemetery...

The Lafferty 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 Lafferty Cemetery

Lat:   35.4670°   (35° 28' 1")

Lon:   -88.1414°   (-88° 8' 29")

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

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


 

  Lafferty Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

Adamsville   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the Southwest (SW) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 - Located in McNairy County
 
Clifton   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Decaturville   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 
Henderson   [Map]
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the West (W) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 - Located in Chester County
 
Lexington   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 - Located in Henderson County
 
Linden   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Parsons   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 
Sardis   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 - Located in Henderson County
 
Savannah   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County
 
Scotts Hill   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 
Waynesboro   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 60 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Lafferty Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adkisson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 
Altom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 
Altum Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County
 
Averett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 
Boiling Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County
 
Boiling Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County
 
Boyer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 
Brasher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 
Channell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 
Chumney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 - Located in Henderson County
 
Connelly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County
 
Corinth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 
Culp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 
Fisher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 
Fisher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 
Furnace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 
Gates Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 
Harrington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 
Havanna Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County
 
Holland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County
 
Ivey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 
Kelley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 
Ketton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 
Lafferty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Lott Landing Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County
 
Lowery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 
Luton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 
Mager Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 
McBride Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County
 
McCall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County
 
Montague Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 
Murphy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 
Murphy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 
Nance Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County
 
New Russell Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County
 
Old Russell Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County
 
Old Shannon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 
Pratt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 
Red House Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 
Rushing Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Rushing Cemetery (FAG ID #18034)
 
Russell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County
 
Saltillo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County
 
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County
 
Shady Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County
 
Shannon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 
Shannon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 
Simmons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 
Slater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 
Sparks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County
 
Sparks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 
Wallace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 
Whitelawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County
 
Wiley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 
Yarbro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lafferty Cemetery
 
Yarbro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Lafferty Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Lafferty Cemetery.

Adamsville   [Map]Flatwoods   [Map]Parsons   [Map]
Cedar Grove   [Map]Jeannette   [Map]Rhodes Town   [Map]
Clifton   [Map]Lexington   [Map]Saltillo   [Map]
Crump   [Map]Linden   [Map]Sardis   [Map]
Decaturville   [Map]Milledgeville   [Map]Savannah   [Map]
Enville   [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 start 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 - although it should be mentioned 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 Lafferty 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    
Tippah County (MS):       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    
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    
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    
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 Lafferty 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 Lafferty Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1290471   (Name of Record: Lafferty Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Decatur
Lat: 35.4670183     Lon: -88.1414229   [Map]
Elev: 139         Map Name: Thurman

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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: 35.4670, Longitude: -88.1414     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Lafferty Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Lafferty 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 'point-to-point' distance that starts 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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