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(Giles County, Tennessee)


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Profile for the Minatra Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Minatra 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 Minatra Cemetery...

The Minatra 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 Minatra Cemetery

Lat:   35.1456°   (35° 8' 44")

Lon:   -86.8664°   (-86° 51' 59")

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

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


 

  Minatra Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

Elkmont   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Minatra Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County (AL)
 
Fayetteville   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of the Minatra Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Lynnville   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Minatra Cemetery
 
Pulaski   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Minatra Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 68 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Minatra Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Abernathy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Minatra Cemetery
 
Allsup Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Minatra Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Anderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Minatra Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Aymett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Minatra Cemetery
 
Aymett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Minatra Cemetery
 
Bee Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Minatra Cemetery
 
Beech Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Minatra Cemetery
 
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Minatra Cemetery
 
Birdsong Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Minatra Cemetery
 
Birdsong Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Minatra Cemetery
 
Blanche Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Minatra Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Bradley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Minatra Cemetery
 
Bradshaw - Center Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Minatra Cemetery
 
Brooks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Minatra Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Minatra Cemetery
 
Brown & Hayes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Minatra Cemetery
 
Bruce Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Minatra Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Dunnavant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Minatra Cemetery
 
Eagin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Minatra Cemetery
 
Elkton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Minatra Cemetery
 
Elkton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Minatra Cemetery
 
Farrar Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Minatra Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Frankewing Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Minatra Cemetery
 
Garrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Minatra Cemetery
 
George Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Minatra Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
George Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Minatra Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Gill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Minatra Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Gunter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Minatra Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Hedgpeth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Minatra Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Hereford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Minatra Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Hopkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Minatra Cemetery
 
Houze Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Minatra Cemetery
 
Hovis - Gregory Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Minatra Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Indian Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Minatra Cemetery
 
Indian Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Minatra Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Minatra Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Lee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Minatra Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Lovett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Minatra Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Major Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Minatra Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Marks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Minatra Cemetery
 
Mays Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Minatra Cemetery
 
McBurg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Minatra Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Melton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Minatra Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Metcalf Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Minatra Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Minatra Cemetery
 
Oliver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Minatra Cemetery
 
Osburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Minatra Cemetery
 
Park Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Minatra Cemetery
 
Patterson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Minatra Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Minatra Cemetery
 
Rambo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Minatra Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Minatra Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Rocky Mount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Minatra Cemetery
 
Russell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Minatra Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Minatra Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Minatra Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Silvester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Minatra Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Minatra Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Minatra Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Stone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Minatra Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Thomas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Minatra Cemetery
 
Thorpe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Minatra Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Wells Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Minatra Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Minatra Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Worley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Minatra Cemetery
 
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Minatra Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Young Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Minatra Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Youngs Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Minatra Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Minatra Cemetery.

Ardmore   [Map]Dellrose   [Map]Green Field   [Map]
Ardmore (AL)   [Map]Dickson Town   [Map]New Town   [Map]
Aymett Town   [Map]Elk Mill Village   [Map]Park City Heights   [Map]
Boonshill   [Map]Elkmont Springs   [Map]Pearl City   [Map]
Caro (AL)   [Map]Elkmont (AL)   [Map]Pulaski   [Map]
Cornersville   [Map]Elkton   [Map]Wheelerton   [Map]
Delina   [Map]Estaville (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 start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Minatra 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      
Marshall 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    
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 Minatra 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 Minatra Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1294022   (Name of Record: Minatra Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Giles
Lat: 35.1456367     Lon: -86.8663919   [Map]
Elev: 224         Map Name: Frankewing

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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: 35.1456, Longitude: -86.8664     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Minatra Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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