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Our GPS coordinates for the Wilson 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 Wilson Cemetery...

The Wilson 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 Wilson Cemetery

Lat:   34.9792°   (34° 58' 45")

Lon:   -85.3147°   (-85° 18' 52")

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

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


 

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Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

Chattanooga   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 
Chickamauga   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
East Ridge   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 
Red Bank   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 
Rossville   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wilson Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 64 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Wilson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Beason Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 
Beck Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Beck Cemetery (FAG ID #9069)
 
Blackwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Catoosa County
 - Location is estimated<5>
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Blackwell Cemetery (FAG ID #1706353)
 
B'Nai Zion Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 
Boydston Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 
Boynton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Catoosa County
 
Brainerd Mission Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 
Burning Bush Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Catoosa County
 
Chattanooga Confederate Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 
Chattanooga Memorial Park (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Chattanooga Memorial Park (FAG ID #10429)
 
Chattanooga National Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 
Chattanooga Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Chickamauga Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Citizens Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 
Citizens Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 
Cloud Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Catoosa County
 
Deakins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Dade County
 
Dietz Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Catoosa County
 
District Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Dixon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Catoosa County
 
Dyer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Ellis Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Forest Hills Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Forest Hills Cemetery (FAG ID #12061)
 
Fryar Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 
Garrett Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Gilliland Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Gilliland Cemetery (FAG ID #12404)
 
Greenhill Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 
Greenwood Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Greenwood Cemetery (FAG ID #12648)
 
Hale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Catoosa County
 
Haswell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Dade County
 
Highland Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Dade County
 
Jones Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 
Kelly's Ferry Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County (TN)
 
Lakewood East Memory Gardens (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 
Lakewood Memory Gardens West (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 
Lakewood Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Catoosa County
 
Lakewood Memory Gardens (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Lakewood Memory Gardens (FAG ID #14448)
 
Lomenick Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 
Lookout Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Lookout Cemetery (FAG ID #35064)
 
Magill Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 
McNabb Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County (TN)
 
Mills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Mission Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Mt. Olivet Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 
New Boynton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Catoosa County
 
New Boynton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Catoosa County
 
New Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Catoosa County
 
Newnah Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Catoosa County
 
Old Post Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Catoosa County
 
Osburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Patrick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Catoosa County
 
Paynes Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Catoosa County
 
Pleasant Gardens Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 
Pot Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County (TN)
 
Shepherd Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 
Sivley Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 
Summit Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Dade County
 
Tennessee - Georgia Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Thompson Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 
Tittle Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 
Wilson Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within Less than 2 miles of the Wilson Cemetery.

Blue Spring   [Map]East Ridge (TN)   [Map]Lookout Mountain   [Map]
Boynton   [Map]Fairview   [Map]Lupton City (TN)   [Map]
Brainerd Hills (TN)   [Map]Flintstone   [Map]Park City   [Map]
Chattanooga Valley   [Map]Fort Oglethorpe   [Map]Red Bank (TN)   [Map]
Chattanooga (TN)   [Map]Graysville   [Map]Ridgeside (TN)   [Map]
Chickamauga   [Map]Indian Springs   [Map]Rock City   [Map]
Colonial Village (TN)   [Map]Lake Village (TN)   [Map]Rossville   [Map]
Dewberry Town   [Map]Lakeview   [Map]Tiftonia (TN)   [Map]
East Brainerd (TN)   [Map]Lookout Mountain (TN)   [Map]Valley Village (TN)   [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 begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 Wilson 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    
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    
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    
Van Buren County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Warren 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 Wilson 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 Wilson Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #325427   (Name of Record: Wilson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Walker
Lat: 34.9792422     Lon: -85.3146795   [Map]
Elev: 219         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: 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: 34.9792, Longitude: -85.3147     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Wilson Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Wilson 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' distance that stretches from . 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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<5>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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