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(Walker County, Georgia)


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Profile for the Owings Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Owings 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 Owings Cemetery...

The Owings Cemetery is located in Walker County. The county seat for Walker County is located in LaFayette.

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

Lat:   34.8320°   (34° 49' 55")

Lon:   -85.3122°   (-85° 18' 43")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Owings 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 Owings Cemetery.

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


 

  Owings Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Owings 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 Owings Cemetery.

Chickamauga   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Owings Cemetery
 
East Ridge   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Owings Cemetery
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 
LaFayette   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Owings Cemetery
 
Ringgold   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Owings Cemetery
 - Located in Catoosa County
 
Rising Fawn   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Owings Cemetery
 - Located in Dade County
 
Rossville   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Owings Cemetery
 
Trenton   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Owings Cemetery
 - Located in Dade County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 33 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Owings Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Burning Bush Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Owings Cemetery
 - Located in Catoosa County
 
Center Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Owings Cemetery
 
Chattanooga Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Owings Cemetery
 
Chickamauga Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Owings Cemetery
 
Coulter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Owings Cemetery
 
Cove Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Owings Cemetery
 
Crestlawn Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Owings Cemetery
 
District Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Owings Cemetery
 
Dyer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Owings Cemetery
 
Ellis Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Owings Cemetery
 
Garmany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Owings Cemetery
 
Garrett Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Owings Cemetery
 
Harding Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Owings Cemetery
 
Lawrence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Owings Cemetery
 
Lookout Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Owings Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Lookout Cemetery (FAG ID #35064)
 
Mission Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Owings Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Owings Cemetery
 
Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Owings Cemetery
 - Located in Catoosa County
 
Old Lookout Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Owings Cemetery
 
Old Post Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Owings Cemetery
 - Located in Catoosa County
 
Old Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Owings Cemetery
 
Osburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Owings Cemetery
 
Patrick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Owings Cemetery
 - Located in Catoosa County
 
Paynes Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Owings Cemetery
 
Peavine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Owings Cemetery
 
Porter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Owings Cemetery
 
Ringgold Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Owings Cemetery
 - Located in Catoosa County
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Ringgold Community Cemetery (FAG ID #2379662)
 
Rock Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Owings Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Rock Spring Cemetery (FAG ID #36654)
 
Shaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Owings Cemetery
 
Shaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Owings Cemetery
 
Singleterry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Owings Cemetery
 
Stephens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Owings Cemetery
 
Tri-County Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Owings Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Owings Cemetery.

Blue Spring   [Map]Graysville   [Map]Ringgold   [Map]
Boynton   [Map]Indian Springs   [Map]Rising Fawn   [Map]
Chattanooga Valley   [Map]Kensington   [Map]Rock City   [Map]
Chickamauga   [Map]LaFayette   [Map]Rock Spring   [Map]
Dewberry Town   [Map]Lakeview   [Map]Rossville   [Map]
East Ridge (TN)   [Map]Linwood   [Map]Tiftonia (TN)   [Map]
Fairview   [Map]Lookout Mountain (TN)   [Map]Trenton   [Map]
Flintstone   [Map]Lookout Mountain   [Map]Trickum   [Map]
Fort Oglethorpe   [Map]Park City   [Map]Wildwood   [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 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 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 Owings Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Georgia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Walker County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Cherokee County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
DeKalb County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Bartow County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Catoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chattooga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dade County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fannin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Floyd County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gilmer County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gordon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Murray County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Whitfield County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bledsoe County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bradley County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coffee County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Grundy County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hamilton County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
McMinn County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Meigs County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Polk County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rhea County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sequatchie County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Georgia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Georgia,     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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Owings 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 Owings Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #320134   (Name of Record: Owings Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Walker
Lat: 34.8320219     Lon: -85.3121791   [Map]
Elev: 235         Map Name: Kensington

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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: www.georgia.gov/



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: 34.8320, Longitude: -85.3122     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Owings Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Owings 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in . 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.

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<4>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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