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Our Genealogy Helper for Edward Grove ...

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 Edward Grove (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 Edward Grove. 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.

Name Variations for Edward Grove ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations or people who just guessed at the name. Sometimes the post office had a slightly different name than the community and while one document might refer to the community name, the next might use the post office name.

Although we can't give a definitive list, hopefully the following will give a you a feel for the variations that might have occurred with Edward Grove.

  • Typical abbreviation for Edward Grove: Edward Grv.

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 southwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

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 west contained birth and death records; the county to the south 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.

Edward Grove is located in Haywood County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Haywood County: Crockett, Fayette, Hardeman, Lauderdale, Madison & Tipton.

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

Haywood     (The home county for Edward Grove)
  Bradford   [Map]     E   12 miles [19.3 km]<1>
  Brownsville   [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Owl City   [Map]     E   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Stanton   [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Ko Ko   [Map]     SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Fredonia   [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Woodland   [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Deanburg   [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Chestnut Bluff   [Map]     NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Johnsons Grove   [Map]     E   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Maury City   [Map]     NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Friendship   [Map]     NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Maury Junction   [Map]     NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Alamo   [Map]     E   18 miles [29 km]
  Bells   [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Fruitvale   [Map]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Elizabeth   [Map]     NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Gadsden   [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Bruceville   [Map]     N   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Tigrett   [Map]     NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Bishop   [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Richwoods   [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Middle City   [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Dyersburg   [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
  Finley   [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
  Mengelwood   [Map]     N   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Meacham   [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Newbern   [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Bogota   [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Churchton   [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Braden   [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Gallaway   [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Feathers Chapel   [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Somerville   [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Hickory Withe   [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Oakland   [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Williston   [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Humboldt   [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Trenton   [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Yorkville   [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Gibson   [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Dyer   [Map]     NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Medina   [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Tilghman   [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Rutherford   [Map]     NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Goat City   [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Concord   [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Graball   [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Milan   [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Whiteville   [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Teague   [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Toone   [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Newcastle   [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Bolivar   [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Powells Ferry   [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Ridgely   [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Ripley   [Map]     NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Henning   [Map]     W   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Gates   [Map]     N   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Halls   [Map]     N   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Daniels Point Landing   [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Huntersville   [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Denmark   [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Windy City   [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Three Way   [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Jackson   [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Lawrence   [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Medon   [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Parkburg   [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Obion   [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Arlington   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Lakeland   [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Millington   [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Bartlett   [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Spring Lake   [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Gift   [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Charleston   [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Covington   [Map]     SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Mount Carmel   [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
  Gailor   [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Garland   [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Mason   [Map]     S   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Clopton   [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Walnut Grove   [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Burlison   [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Gainesville   [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Brighton   [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
Mississippi (AR)
  Armorel (AR)   [Map]     NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Luxora (AR)   [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Burdette (AR)   [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Blytheville (AR)   [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Osceola (AR)   [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Driver (AR)   [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Gosnell (AR)   [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Dell (AR)   [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Victoria (AR)   [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Wilson (AR)   [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Keiser (AR)   [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Marie (AR)   [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Pemiscot (MO)
  Cooter (MO)   [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Holland (MO)   [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Caruthersville (MO)   [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Steele (MO)   [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Braggadocio (MO)   [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Hayti Heights (MO)   [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Hayti (MO)   [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]

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

Newspapers Published in Edward Grove ...

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 29 newspapers that have been published in the area around Edward Grove.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Edward Grove, there are papers which were published within 18 miles [29 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Edward Grove.

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 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 are relevant to Edward Grove:

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 Haywood County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Chester County:     Cyndi's



Crockett County:     Cyndi's



Dyer County:     Cyndi's



Fayette County:     Cyndi's



Gibson County:     Cyndi's



Hardeman County:     Cyndi's



Lake County:     Cyndi's



Lauderdale County:     Cyndi's



Madison County:     Cyndi's



Obion County:     Cyndi's



Shelby County:     Cyndi's



Tipton County:     Cyndi's



Mississippi County (AR):     Cyndi's



Pemiscot County (MO):     Cyndi's




Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

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

Cemeteries Near Edward Grove ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Edward Grove.

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 Edward Grove covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &

      Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  W Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Trinity Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  NW Prater Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  NW Mary's Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Holmes Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  SW Elam Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SW Durhamville Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Elam Durhamville Church Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SW Durham Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Woodville Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SW St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Keltner Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Woodlawn Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Shaws Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Eureka Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Leggett Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Canfield Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SSW Estes Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Walker Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Crossroads Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE St. Peters Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Maplewood Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SW Marrows Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Hickory Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Ripley Memorial Gardens   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  S Turnpike Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Asbury UMC Cemetery<3>   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Carter Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Clark Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Poplar Grove Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  SSE Harris Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Gates Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Rhodes Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Grace Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW New Hope Methodist Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  S Macedonia Mercer Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Beech Bluff Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  

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.<4>

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

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

Nutbush   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) from Edward Grove
 - 1895 population of 67 people
 - Nutbush had a post office and no railroad service
Toulon   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Edward Grove
 - Toulon had a post office and no railroad service
Durhamville   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Edward Grove
 - 1895 population of 103 people
 - Durhamville had a post office and no railroad service
Woodville   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Edward Grove
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Woodville had a post office and no railroad service
Forked Deer   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Edward Grove
 - Forked Deer had a post office and no railroad service
Orysa   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Edward Grove
 - Orysa had a post office and no railroad service
Flippin   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Edward Grove
 - Flippin had a post office and railroad service
Ripley   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Edward Grove
 - 1895 population of 682 people (with 7,879 people in 2018)
 - Ripley had a post office and railroad service
Curve   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Edward Grove
 - 1895 population of 153 people
 - Curve had a post office and railroad service

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Edward Grove) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Edward Grove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7054, Longitude: -89.4276     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Edward Grove 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>UMC is an abbreviation for the United Methodist Church. Although we don't have a link to the cemetery itself, you might be curious about the United Methodist Church. See their website at: United Methodist Church website.

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<4>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 Edward Grove, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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