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Ebenezer, Tennessee
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Our Genealogy Helper for Ebenezer ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Ebenezer (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Ebenezer. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the northeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the east contained birth and death records; the county to the north contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Ebenezer is located in Tipton County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Tipton County: Crittenden (AR), Mississippi (AR), Fayette, Haywood, Lauderdale & Shelby.

Below are the counties that are near Ebenezer. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Ebenezer:

Tipton     (The home county for Ebenezer)
  Gainesville   [Map]     E   Less than 2 miles<1>
  Mason   [Map]     E   3 miles [4.8 km]
  Clopton   [Map]     NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Gailor   [Map]     E   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Mount Carmel   [Map]     N   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Brighton   [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Charleston   [Map]     NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Atoka   [Map]     W   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Covington   [Map]     N   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Gift   [Map]     N   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Munford   [Map]     W   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Burlison   [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Garland   [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Chestnut Bluff   [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Johnsons Grove   [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Maury City   [Map]     NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Bells   [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Alamo   [Map]     NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Maury Junction   [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Friendship   [Map]     NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Fruitvale   [Map]     NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Bruceville   [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Braden   [Map]     SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Gallaway   [Map]     S   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Hickory Withe   [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Oakland   [Map]     SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Feathers Chapel   [Map]     SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Somerville   [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
  New Bethel   [Map]     S   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Williston   [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Rossville   [Map]     S   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Piperton   [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Moscow   [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
  La Grange   [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Grand Junction   [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Whiteville   [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Newcastle   [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Hickory Valley   [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Bolivar   [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Toone   [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Teague   [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Saulsbury   [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Fredonia   [Map]     E   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Stanton   [Map]     E   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Ko Ko   [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Brownsville   [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
  Bradford   [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Woodland   [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Owl City   [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Henning   [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
  Ripley   [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
  Daniels Point Landing   [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Gates   [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Halls   [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Denmark   [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Huntersville   [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Arlington   [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Lakeland   [Map]     SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Millington   [Map]     W   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Bartlett   [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Spring Lake   [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
  Woodstock   [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Germantown   [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Giles Town   [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Collierville   [Map]     S   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Binghampton   [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
  The Village   [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Hunt Village   [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Memphis   [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Crittenden (AR)
  Mound City (AR)   [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Clarkedale (AR)   [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Marion (AR)   [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Jericho (AR)   [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Sunset (AR)   [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Turrell (AR)   [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
  West Memphis (AR)   [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Gilmore (AR)   [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Amanca (AR)   [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Heafer (AR)   [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Mississippi (AR)
  Driver (AR)   [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Wilson (AR)   [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Luxora (AR)   [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Marie (AR)   [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Osceola (AR)   [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Bassett (AR)   [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Joiner (AR)   [Map]     W   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Keiser (AR)   [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Frenchmans Bayou (AR)   [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Burdette (AR)   [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Victoria (AR)   [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Denwood (AR)   [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Dyess (AR)   [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Benton (MS)
  Michigan City (MS)   [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
DeSoto (MS)
  Olive Branch (MS)   [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Southaven (MS)   [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
  De Soto Village (MS)   [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Aldens (MS)   [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Horn Lake (MS)   [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Southhaven (MS)   [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Marshall (MS)
  Cayce (MS)   [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Taska (MS)   [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Byhalia (MS)   [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Ebenezer, see our County-by-County Page for Ebenezer.

Newspapers Published in Ebenezer ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 37 newspapers that have been published in the area around Ebenezer.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Ebenezer, there are papers which were published within 19 miles [30.6 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Ebenezer.

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 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 are relevant to Ebenezer:

These websites are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Website for the //

Not to be confused with the official state website, we've found the Digital State Archives website for the State of Tennessee to be a good source for additional links.

These pages are specific to Tipton County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Crockett County:     Cyndi's



Dyer County:     Cyndi's



Fayette County:     Cyndi's



Hardeman County:     Cyndi's



Haywood County:     Cyndi's



Lauderdale County:     Cyndi's



Madison County:     Cyndi's



Shelby County:     Cyndi's



Crittenden County (AR):     Cyndi's



Mississippi County (AR):     Cyndi's



Benton County (MS):     Cyndi's



DeSoto County (MS):     Cyndi's



Marshall County (MS):     Cyndi's




Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Tipton County
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Tennessee   Cemetery Wiki for Tennessee
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page   Cemeteries for 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
Also see Disaster Stories for ...

Cemeteries Near Ebenezer ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Ebenezer.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a Google map will open showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see the cemetery right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery or some of the headstones.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Ebenezer covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &

      Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  SSW Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Robinson Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  S McCraw Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Malone Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  S Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Poplar Springs Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Clifton Summit Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Douglas Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Clopton Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  WSW Galilee Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Burrow Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Beaver Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Rosser Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Gallaway Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Wall Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Cedar Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SW Ludicia Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Harris Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Scotts Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Harris Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Fields Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Mt. Sinai Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Brodnax Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Flournoy Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Pipkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Porter Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Salem Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW Bethel Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Layton Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Herron Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE O'Kelly Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Bland Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  ENE Beech Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Trinity Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Sharps Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Pleasant Union Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Rosemark Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Robinson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Oak Springs Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Gratitude Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Pipkin Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Lucas Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Belmont Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Scrub Oak Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Morrison Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SE Douglas Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Mason Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Maclin Quarter Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Keeling Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Charleston Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE St. Matthews Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Tipton Memorial Gardens   [Map]     
  W St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  SW Mt. Sinai Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Hayes Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Thomas Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Waymond Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Collier Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Cotton Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Tipton Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  N R.H. Munford Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WSW Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Salem Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Hillard Nolley Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Patterson Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Harwell Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Indian Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Bethel Cemetery   [Map]     

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<3>

While we didn't find Ebenezer in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Ebenezer.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Ebenezer, with the one closest to Ebenezer listed first.

Mason   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Ebenezer
 - 1895 population of 252 people (with 1,553 people in 2018)
 - Mason had a post office and railroad service
Braden   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Ebenezer
 - 1895 population of 108 people (with 262 people in 2018)
 - Braden had a post office and railroad service
Idaville   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Ebenezer
 - 1895 population of 71 people
 - Idaville had a post office and no railroad service
Gallaway   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Ebenezer
 - 1895 population of 81 people (with 647 people in 2018)
 - Gallaway had a post office and railroad service
Tabernacle   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Ebenezer
 - Tabernacle had a post office and no railroad service
Brighton   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Ebenezer
 - 1895 population of 214 people (with 2,921 people in 2018)
 - Brighton had a post office and railroad service
Barretville   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Ebenezer
 - Barretville had a post office and no railroad service
Keeling   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Ebenezer
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Keeling had a post office and no railroad service
Rosemark   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Ebenezer
 - Rosemark had a post office and no railroad service

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Ebenezer. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Ebenezer in the 1890's.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Tipton County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ebenezer. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Tipton County:

The official website for State of Tennessee:

Footnotes ...

<1>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- Ebenezer) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ebenezer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4140, Longitude: -89.6181     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ebenezer have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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:

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<3>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Ebenezer, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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