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The location of Brett Cemetery









A visit to the Brett Cemetery ...

We aren't confident of the location of the Brett Cemetery, so consider the above location as an estimate.<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 five sections:

The Location of the Brett Cemetery ...

The Brett Cemetery is located in Southampton County.

The county seat for Southampton County is located in Courtland. Courtland lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Brett Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Brett Cemetery

Lat:   36.5898°   (36° 35' 23")

Lon:   -77.0266°   (-77° 1' 35")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Brett Cemetery has been estimated.

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Brett Cemetery.

Black Creek   [Map]     Newsoms   [Map]    
Boykins   [Map]     Oak Grove   [Map]    
Branchville   [Map]     Pendleton (NC)   [Map]    
Capron   [Map]     Pittmantown   [Map]    
Como (NC)   [Map]     Riverdale   [Map]    
Courtland   [Map]     Sedley   [Map]    
Cypress Manor   [Map]     Severn (NC)   [Map]    
Edgehill   [Map]     Shiloh   [Map]    
Franklin   [Map]     Statesville   [Map]    
Handsom   [Map]     Sunbeam   [Map]    
Hunterdale   [Map]     Vincent Grove   [Map]    
Kingsdale   [Map]     Watkins Corner   [Map]    
Murfreesboro (NC)   [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 Brett Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Southampton County.

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

Boykins   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the West (W) of the Brett Cemetery
 
Franklin   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin City
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) of the Brett Cemetery
 
Murfreesboro   [Map]
 - Located in Hertford County (NC)
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Brett Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 Brett Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Southampton County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Bertie County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Chowan County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Currituck County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Edgecombe County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Gates County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Halifax County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Hertford County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Martin County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Northampton County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pasquotank County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Perquimans County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Brunswick County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Charles City County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Chesapeake City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Chesterfield County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Dinwiddie County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Emporia City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Franklin City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Franklin County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Greensville County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
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Hampton City:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Isle of Wight County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
James City County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Newport News City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Norfolk City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Petersburg City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Portsmouth City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Portsmouth County:          
Prince George County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Suffolk City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Surry County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sussex County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Virginia Beach City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Williamsburg City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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York County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

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

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 Virginia

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 17 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Brett Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Barnes UMC Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the west (W) of the Brett Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated

Beechwood Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the west (W) of the Brett Cemetery

Blackjack Oak Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Brett Cemetery

Bryants Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Brett Cemetery

Courtland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Brett Cemetery

Franklin Municipal Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Franklin County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northeast (NE) of the Brett Cemetery

Gillette Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Brett Cemetery

Gray Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the west (W) of the Brett Cemetery

Holland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Brett Cemetery

Hollywood Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Brett Cemetery

Memorial Park   [Map]

Located in Franklin City

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the northeast (NE) of the Brett Cemetery

Mt. Table Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Brett Cemetery

Poplar Spring Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Franklin County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the northeast (NE) of the Brett Cemetery

Poplar Spring Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the northeast (NE) of the Brett Cemetery

Southampton Memorial Park   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the east northeast (ENE) of the Brett Cemetery

Wester - Davis Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Brett Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated

White Oak Spring Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Brett Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated

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

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The official website for Southampton County: www.southamptoncounty.org/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) 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 Brett Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5898, Longitude: -77.0266     [Map].




 

 

 

 

 


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