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The location of Powers Cemetery









A visit to the Powers Cemetery ...

The location of the Powers 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 Powers Cemetery ...

The Powers Cemetery is located in Henderson County. The county seat for Henderson County is located in Lexington.

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

Lat:   35.5831°   (35° 34' 59")

Lon:   -88.2600°   (-88° 15' 36")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 34 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Powers Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Autrey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Averett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Decatur County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Decatur County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Brasher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Decatur County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Buckley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Caraway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Central Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Chumney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Powers Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2129117<3>
 
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Decatur County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Decatur County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Derryberry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Duke Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Graves Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Decatur County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Harrington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Decatur County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Hayes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Hensley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Herndon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Decatur County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Horn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Houston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Decatur County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Jower Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Powers Cemetery
 
McCall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Murphy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Decatur County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Myracle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Decatur County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Newson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Piney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Pratt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Decatur County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Presley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Rosson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Decatur County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Rushing Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Decatur County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Powers Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #18034
 
Wallace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Yarbro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Decatur County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Powers Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 16 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Powers Cemetery.

Cedar Grove   [Map]     Milledgeville   [Map]    
Clarksburg   [Map]     Parkers Crossroads   [Map]    
Clifton   [Map]     Parsons   [Map]    
Decaturville   [Map]     Rhodes Town   [Map]    
Dunbar   [Map]     Saltillo   [Map]    
Enville   [Map]     Sardis   [Map]    
Jeannette   [Map]     Scotts Hill   [Map]    
Lexington   [Map]     White Fern   [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 Powers Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Henderson County.

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

Adamsville   [Map]
 - Located in McNairy County
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Clifton   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Decaturville   [Map]
 - Located in Decatur County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Henderson   [Map]
 - Located in Chester County
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Lexington   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Linden   [Map]
 - Located in Perry County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the East (E) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Parsons   [Map]
 - Located in Decatur County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Sardis   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Savannah   [Map]
 - Located in Hardin County
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the South (S) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Scotts Hill   [Map]
 - Located in Decatur County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Powers Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit 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 Powers Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Henderson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Lauderdale County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Alcorn County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Tishomingo County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Bedford County:     Cyndi's
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Benton County:     Cyndi's
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Carroll County:     Cyndi's
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Chester County:     Cyndi's
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Crockett County:     Cyndi's
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Decatur County:     Cyndi's
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Dickson County:     Cyndi's
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Gibson County:     Cyndi's
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Hardeman County:     Cyndi's
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Hardin County:     Cyndi's
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Haywood County:     Cyndi's
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Henry 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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Lawrence County:     Cyndi's
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Lewis County:     Cyndi's
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Madison County:     Cyndi's
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McNairy County:     Cyndi's
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Perry County:     Cyndi's
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Wayne County:     Cyndi's
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Weakley County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Henderson County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Tennessee
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Tennessee
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Henderson 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 Powers 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 Powers Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1298438   (Name of Record: Powers Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Henderson
Lat: 35.5831266     Lon: -88.2600398   [Map]
Elev: 146         Map Name: Reagan

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Tennessee

About Henderson County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Powers Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5831, Longitude: -88.2600     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Powers 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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