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The location of Humphrey Cemetery









A visit to the Humphrey Cemetery ...

The location of the Humphrey 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 Humphrey Cemetery ...

The Humphrey Cemetery is located in Walker County.

The county seat for Walker County is located in LaFayette. LaFayette lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the south of the Humphrey Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   34.9726°   (34° 58' 21")

Lon:   -85.3180°   (-85° 19' 4")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 28 communities are within Less than 2 miles of the Humphrey Cemetery.

Blue Spring   [Map]     Indian Springs   [Map]    
Boynton   [Map]     Lake Village (TN)   [Map]    
Brainerd Hills (TN)   [Map]     Lakeview   [Map]    
Chattanooga Valley   [Map]     Lookout Mountain (TN)   [Map]    
Chattanooga (TN)   [Map]     Lookout Mountain   [Map]    
Chickamauga   [Map]     Lupton City (TN)   [Map]    
Colonial Village (TN)   [Map]     Park City   [Map]    
Dewberry Town   [Map]     Red Bank (TN)   [Map]    
East Brainerd (TN)   [Map]     Ridgeside (TN)   [Map]    
East Ridge (TN)   [Map]     Rock City   [Map]    
Fairview   [Map]     Rossville   [Map]    
Flintstone   [Map]     Tiftonia (TN)   [Map]    
Fort Oglethorpe   [Map]     Valley Village (TN)   [Map]    
Graysville   [Map]     Wildwood   [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 Humphrey Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Walker County.

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

Chattanooga   [Map]
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Humphrey Cemetery
 
Chickamauga   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Humphrey Cemetery
 
East Ridge   [Map]
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Humphrey Cemetery
 
Red Bank   [Map]
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Humphrey Cemetery
 
Rossville   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with 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 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 Humphrey Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Georgia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Walker County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Cherokee County (AL):     Cyndi's
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DeKalb County (AL):     Cyndi's
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Jackson County (AL):     Cyndi's
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Bartow County:     Cyndi's
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Catoosa County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Georgia:

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

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 Georgia

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 45 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Humphrey Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Beason Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north (N) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Beck Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #9069<3>

Boydston Community Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

A large cemetery that lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #9562

Brainerd Mission Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Burning Bush Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Catoosa County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Chattanooga Confederate Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Chattanooga National Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Chattanooga Valley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Chickamauga Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Citizens Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Cloud Springs Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Catoosa County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Deakins Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Dade County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west (W) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Dietz Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Catoosa County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Dixon Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Catoosa County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Dyer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Ellis Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south (S) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Forest Hills Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

A very large cemetery that lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north (N) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #12061

Fryar Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Greenwood Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

A very large cemetery that lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #12648

Haswell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Dade County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west (W) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Jackson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Dade County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west (W) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Jones Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Kelly's Ferry Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Marion County (TN)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Lakewood East Memory Gardens (TN)   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Lakewood Memory Gardens West (TN)   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Lakewood Memory Gardens   [Map]

Located in Catoosa County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east (E) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #34891

Lakewood Memory Gardens (TN)   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #14448

Lomenick Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Lookout Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #35064

Magill Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Mills Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Mission Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2644722

Mission Ridge Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Mt. Olivet Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Humphrey Cemetery

New Boynton Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Catoosa County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Humphrey Cemetery

New Boynton Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Catoosa County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Newnan Springs Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Catoosa County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #35855

Osburn Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Patrick Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Catoosa County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Paynes Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Catoosa County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Pleasant Gardens Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Tennessee - Georgia Memorial Park   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east southeast (ESE) of the Humphrey Cemetery

Tittle Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Humphrey Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Humphrey 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 Humphrey Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #315817   (Name of Record: Humphrey Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Walker
Lat: 34.9725756     Lon: -85.318013   [Map]
Elev: 223         Map Name: Fort Oglethorpe

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Walker County: www.co.walker.ga.us/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.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' (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 Humphrey Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9726, Longitude: -85.3180     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Humphrey 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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