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(Wayne County, Tennessee)


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Profile for the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Whittens Cross Roads 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 Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery...

The Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery is located in Wayne County. The county seat for Wayne County is located in Waynesboro.

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

Lat:   35.0631°   (35° 3' 47")

Lon:   -87.7292°   (-87° 43' 45")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Whittens Cross Roads 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 Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery.

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


 

  Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Wayne County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery.

Collinwood   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the North (N) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Florence   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County (AL)
 
Loretto   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Sheffield   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South (S) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County (AL)
 
Waynesboro   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 51 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Austin Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County (AL)
 
Balentine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Barkley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Brewer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Brewer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Brewer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Brewer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Bucksnort Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Butler Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Collinwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Cromwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Cromwell Crossroads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Darby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Gray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Haley - Ward Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Hardwick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Hensley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Hollis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Holt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Horton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Lawson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Lindsey Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County (AL)
 
Love Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Masonic Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
McAllister Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
McGlamery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Mt. Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Nolen Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County (AL)
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Old Chestnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Old Darby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Old Dodd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Old Hayes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Old Mt. Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Paulk Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County (AL)
 
Pigg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Powell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Railroad Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Roberson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Simmons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Wayne County Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Whitten Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 29 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery.

Arnot (AL)   [Map]Davidsons Cross Roads (AL)   [Map]McGee Town (AL)   [Map]
Atlas (AL)   [Map]Doubleheads Village (AL)   [Map]Rascal Town   [Map]
Bainbridge (AL)   [Map]Florence (AL)   [Map]Saint Florian (AL)   [Map]
Beach Grove (AL)   [Map]Furnace Hill (AL)   [Map]Saint Joseph   [Map]
Belew (AL)   [Map]Green Hill (AL)   [Map]Sheffield (AL)   [Map]
Canaan (AL)   [Map]Green Tree (AL)   [Map]Slabtown (AL)   [Map]
Cloverdale (AL)   [Map]Iron City   [Map]Waterloo (AL)   [Map]
Collinwood   [Map]Killen (AL)   [Map]Waynesboro   [Map]
Crows Camp (AL)   [Map]Lexington (AL)   [Map]Wilson Dam (AL)   [Map]
Cypress Creek (AL)   [Map]Loretto   [Map]Zip City (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 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 Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Wayne 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    
Franklin 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    
Morgan County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Alcorn County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Prentiss County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tishomingo County (MS):       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    
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    
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    
McNairy County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1641929   (Name of Record: Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Wayne
Lat: 35.0631383     Lon: -87.729193   [Map]
Elev: 288         Map Name: Whitten

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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: 35.0631, Longitude: -87.7292     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Whittens Cross Roads 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 starting in . 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.

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