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(Giles County, Tennessee)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Marks 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 Marks Cemetery...

The Marks Cemetery is located in Giles County. The county seat for Giles County is located in Pulaski.

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

Lat:   35.2170°   (35° 13' 1")

Lon:   -86.9806°   (-86° 58' 50")

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

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


 

  Marks Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Elkmont   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the South (S) of the Marks Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County (AL)
 
Lawrenceburg   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of the Marks Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Lewisburg   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Marks Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Lynnville   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Pulaski   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Marks Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

All of the following cemeteries are located in Giles County.

Abernathy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Marks Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<4>
 - Find-A-Grave<5> entry for the Abernathy Cemetery (FAG ID #2212327)
 
Abernathy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Adams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Marks Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Adams Cemetery (FAG ID #8479)
 
Aymett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Aymett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Batts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Baugh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Beech Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Birdsong Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Birdsong Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Bradley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Brick Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Brown & Hayes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Buford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Burton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Cantrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Eason Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Fogg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Franklin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Giles Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Hasting Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Hopkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Houze Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Indian Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Kellum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Kellums Gap Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Maplewood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Marks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Marks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Marks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Maxwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Mays Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Meredith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Marks Cemetery
 
New Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Marks Cemetery
 
New Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Old Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Old Graveyard Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Oliver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Patterson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Peterson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Pointer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Powell Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Reynold Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Rocky Mount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Rocky Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Samuel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Marks Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Samuel Cemetery (FAG ID #2487431)
 
Shadden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Short Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Simpson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Tarpley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Thomas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Tinen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Tinnon Burial Ground   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Marks Cemetery
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Wilkinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Marks Cemetery
 
Worley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Marks Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Marks Cemetery.

Ardmore   [Map]Dellrose   [Map]Lester (AL)   [Map]
Ardmore (AL)   [Map]Dickson Town   [Map]Lynnville   [Map]
Aymett Town   [Map]Elkmont Springs   [Map]Minor Hill   [Map]
Boonshill   [Map]Elkton   [Map]New Town   [Map]
Clifton (AL)   [Map]Estaville (AL)   [Map]Pearl City   [Map]
Cornersville   [Map]Fall River   [Map]Pulaski   [Map]
Delina   [Map]Green Field   [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 first visit 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 Marks Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Giles 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    
Jackson 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    
Bedford County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coffee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hickman 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    
Moore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rutherford 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 Giles 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 Marks 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 Marks Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1292699   (Name of Record: Marks Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Giles
Lat: 35.217024     Lon: -86.9805618   [Map]
Elev: 250         Map Name: Tarpley

Other Roadside Stops ...



Communities in Tennessee

About Giles County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Giles County: www.gilescounty-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: 35.2170, Longitude: -86.9806     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Marks Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Marks 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 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>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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<5>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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