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The location of Spann Cemetery









A visit to the Spann Cemetery ...

The location of the Spann 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 Spann Cemetery ...

The Spann Cemetery is located in Lawrence County. The county seat for Lawrence County is located in Lawrenceburg.

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

Lat:   35.3140°   (35° 18' 50")

Lon:   -87.5456°   (-87° 32' 44")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 35 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Spann Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Spann Cemetery
 
Boswell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Spann Cemetery
 
Brock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Spann Cemetery
 
Brush Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Spann Cemetery
 
Cole Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Spann Cemetery
 
Deerfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Spann Cemetery
 
Dial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Spann Cemetery
 
Factory Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Spann Cemetery
 
Fishtrap Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Spann Cemetery
 
Fortyeight Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Spann Cemetery
 
Fortyeight Forge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Spann Cemetery
 
Gallaher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Spann Cemetery
 
Gravel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Spann Cemetery
 
Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Spann Cemetery
 
Griggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Spann Cemetery
 
Highland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Spann Cemetery
 
Kelly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Spann Cemetery
 
Kilburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Spann Cemetery
 
Laurel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Spann Cemetery
 
Long Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Spann Cemetery
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Spann Cemetery
 
McGee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Spann Cemetery
 
Mt. Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Spann Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #15953<3>
 
Niemann Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Spann Cemetery
 
Owl Hollow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Spann Cemetery
 
Payton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Spann Cemetery
 
Pea Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Spann Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Spann Cemetery
 
Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Spann Cemetery
 
Rochelle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Spann Cemetery
 
Sims Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Spann Cemetery
 
Staggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Spann Cemetery
 
Staggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Spann Cemetery
 
Unity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Spann Cemetery
 
Walnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Spann Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Spann Cemetery.

Aetna   [Map]     Lawrenceburg   [Map]    
Belew (AL)   [Map]     Lexington (AL)   [Map]    
Clifton   [Map]     Loretto   [Map]    
Collinwood   [Map]     Park Grove   [Map]    
Ethridge   [Map]     Rascal Town   [Map]    
Fall River   [Map]     Saint Joseph   [Map]    
Flatwoods   [Map]     Slabtown (AL)   [Map]    
Flatwoods   [Map]     Waynesboro   [Map]    
Frierson Town   [Map]     Weakley   [Map]    
Green Hill (AL)   [Map]     Webber City   [Map]    
Hohenwald   [Map]     Zip City (AL)   [Map]    
Iron City   [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 Spann Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Lawrence County.

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

Clifton   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the West (W) of the Spann Cemetery
 
Collinwood   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Spann Cemetery
 
Hohenwald   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of the Spann Cemetery
 
Lawrenceburg   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Spann Cemetery
 
Linden   [Map]
 - Located in Perry County
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Spann Cemetery
 
Loretto   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Spann Cemetery
 
Mount Pleasant   [Map]
 - Located in Maury County
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Spann Cemetery
 
Waynesboro   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of the Spann Cemetery

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 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 Spann Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Lawrence 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    
Lawrence County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Limestone County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tishomingo County (MS):       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    
Decatur County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dickson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Giles 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    
Hickman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Humphreys 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    
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    
Williamson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Lawrence 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 Spann 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 Spann Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1270949   (Name of Record: Spann Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lawrence
Lat: 35.3139673     Lon: -87.5455753   [Map]
Elev: 305         Map Name: Ovilla

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Tennessee

About Lawrence County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Lawrence County: www.co.lawrence.tn.us/

The official website for State of Tennessee: 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 'straight-line' distance. 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Spann Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3140, Longitude: -87.5456     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Spann 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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