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The location of White Cemetery









A visit to the White Cemetery ...

The location of the White 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 White Cemetery ...

The White Cemetery is located in Decatur County. The county seat for Decatur County is located in Decaturville.

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

Lat:   35.6070°   (35° 36' 25")

Lon:   -88.1111°   (-88° 6' 39")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 36 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the White Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Averett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the White Cemetery
 
Bussell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Perry County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the White Cemetery
 
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the White Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the White Cemetery
 
Dixon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the White Cemetery
 
Duke Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Henderson County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the White Cemetery
 
Fisher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the White Cemetery
 
Fisher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the White Cemetery
 
Gabbard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the White Cemetery
 
Graves Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the White Cemetery
 
Harrington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the White Cemetery
 
Hensley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Henderson County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the White Cemetery
 
Herndon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the White Cemetery
 
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the White Cemetery
 
Houston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the White Cemetery
 
Houston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the White Cemetery
 
Houston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the White Cemetery
 
Howard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Perry County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the White Cemetery
 
Howard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Perry County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the White Cemetery
 
Hunt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Perry County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the White Cemetery
 
Kunkel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Perry County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the White Cemetery
 
Long Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the White Cemetery
 
Luton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the White Cemetery
 
McMurry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the White Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the White Cemetery
 
Myracle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the White Cemetery
 
Newson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Henderson County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the White Cemetery
 
Parsons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the White Cemetery
 
Presley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Henderson County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the White Cemetery
 
Rosson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the White Cemetery
 
Rushing Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the White Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #18034<3>
 
Stills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the White Cemetery
 
Tolley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the White Cemetery
 
Wallace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the White Cemetery
 
Wallace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the White Cemetery
 
Yarbro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the White Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the White Cemetery.

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

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

Bakerville   [Map]
 - Located in Humphreys County
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the White Cemetery
 
Clifton   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the White Cemetery
 
Decaturville   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the White Cemetery
 
Lexington   [Map]
 - Located in Henderson County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the White Cemetery
 
Linden   [Map]
 - Located in Perry County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of the White Cemetery
 
Parsons   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the White Cemetery
 
Sardis   [Map]
 - Located in Henderson County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the White Cemetery
 
Savannah   [Map]
 - Located in Hardin County
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the White Cemetery
 
Scotts Hill   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the White Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 - 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 White Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Decatur 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

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tishomingo County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bedford County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Benton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Carroll County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Chester County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dickson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Gibson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hardeman County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hardin County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Henderson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Henry County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hickman County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Houston County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Humphreys County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lawrence County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lewis County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Madison County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Maury County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
McNairy County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Perry County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Wayne County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Weakley County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1274344   (Name of Record: White Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Decatur
Lat: 35.6070143     Lon: -88.1111457   [Map]
Elev: 129         Map Name: Perryville

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Tennessee

About Decatur County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Decatur County: www.decaturcountytn.org/

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 'straight-line' 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 White Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6070, Longitude: -88.1111     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the White 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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