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Profile for the Russell Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Russell 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.

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The Location of the Russell Cemetery...

The Russell Cemetery is located in Bedford County. The county seat for Bedford County is located in Shelbyville.

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

Lat:   35.3645°   (35° 21' 52")

Lon:   -86.3489°   (-86° 20' 56")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Russell Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Fayetteville   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the Southwest (SW) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Lynchburg   [Map]
 - Located in Moore County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Manchester   [Map]
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Shelbyville   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Tullahoma   [Map]
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Wartrace   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Winchester   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Russell Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 81 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Russell Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Moore County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #8486<4>
 
Anthony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Baxter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Moore County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Bobo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Moore County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Bomar Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Boone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #9469
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Moore County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Bryant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #9865
 
Buckeye Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Moore County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Russell Cemetery
 
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Moore County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Crane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Dance Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Moore County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Daniel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Eden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Moore County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Edmonson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Elkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Ferguson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Flat Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Williamson County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2372646
 
Floyd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #12033
 
Frost Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Gore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Moore County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Gore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Moore County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Hailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Hastings Camp Ground Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Hastings Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Highview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Moore County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Hix Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Hix Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Hix Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<5>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2317935
 
Holt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Holt - Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Hoover Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Moore County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Hornaday - Miles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Hornaday - Proby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Hurricane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Moore County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Key Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Kimzey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Landis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Lasater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Lynchburg City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Moore County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Lyon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #14971
 
Mangum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #15836
 
Motlow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Moore County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Russell Cemetery
 
New Herman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Russell Cemetery
 
New Hermon Church of Christ Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #16275
 
Norman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Nutt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Old Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Moore County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Old Flat Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Parker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Parker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Parker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Pearson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #16951
 
Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Moore County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Pleasant Gardens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #17191
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Moore County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Powell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Pratt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Raysville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Moore County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Reaves Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Ridgeville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Moore County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Roberts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Rosebank Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Shofner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Shofner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Shook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #18476
 
Stacy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #18868
 
Stone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Stone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Terry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Turkey Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Moore County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Wanslow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Moore County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Moore County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Wiseman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Moore County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Womack Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Moore County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Word Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Russell Cemetery
 
Young Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Russell Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Russell Cemetery.

Anchor Mill   [Map]Estill Springs   [Map]Petersburg   [Map]
Bell Buckle   [Map]Fayetteville   [Map]Raus   [Map]
Belleville   [Map]Forest Mill   [Map]Royal Oaks   [Map]
Cascade Hollow   [Map]Homaway Village   [Map]Shelbyville   [Map]
Corder Crossroads   [Map]Lynchburg   [Map]Tullahoma   [Map]
Decherd   [Map]Manchester   [Map]Wartrace   [Map]
Elk Mill Village   [Map]Normandy   [Map]Whitaker   [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 like to start with 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 - although 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 Russell Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Bedford County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Jackson 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      
Cannon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coffee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Davidson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Giles County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Grundy County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion 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    
Sequatchie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Van Buren County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Warren County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Williamson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wilson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1300306   (Name of Record: Russell Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Bedford
Lat: 35.3645221     Lon: -86.3488812   [Map]
Elev: 315         Map Name: Lynchburg East

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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: 35.3645, Longitude: -86.3489     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Russell Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Russell 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 'straight-line' distance that starts in . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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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<5>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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