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The location of Johnson Cemetery









A visit to the Johnson Cemetery ...

The location of the Johnson 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 Johnson Cemetery ...

The Johnson Cemetery is located in Ashe County.

The county seat for Ashe County is located in Jefferson. Jefferson lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the east of the Johnson Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   36.4412°   (36° 26' 28")

Lon:   -81.6484°   (-81° 38' 54")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Johnson Cemetery.

Bamboo   [Map]     Lansing   [Map]    
Boone   [Map]     Laxon   [Map]    
Brownwood   [Map]     Mountain City (TN)   [Map]    
Comet   [Map]     Rutherwood   [Map]    
Creston   [Map]     Shingletown (TN)   [Map]    
Crumpler   [Map]     Sugar Grove   [Map]    
Damascus (VA)   [Map]     Todd   [Map]    
Deep Gap   [Map]     Valle Crucis   [Map]    
Fleetwood   [Map]     Vilas   [Map]    
Glendale Springs   [Map]     Warrensville   [Map]    
Grassy Creek   [Map]     West Jefferson   [Map]    
Jefferson   [Map]     Zionville   [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 Johnson Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Ashe County.

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

Boone   [Map]
 - Located in Watauga County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of the Johnson Cemetery
 
Damascus   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (VA)
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 
Jefferson   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Johnson Cemetery
 
Mountain City   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County (TN)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 
West Jefferson   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Johnson Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 - you should note 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 Johnson Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to North Carolina:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Ashe County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Alexander County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Alleghany County:     Cyndi's
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Avery County:     Cyndi's
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Burke County:     Cyndi's
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Caldwell County:     Cyndi's
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Catawba County:     Cyndi's
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McDowell County:     Cyndi's
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Mitchell County:     Cyndi's
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Surry County:     Cyndi's
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Watauga County:     Cyndi's
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Yadkin County:     Cyndi's
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Yancey County:     Cyndi's
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Carter County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Johnson County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Sullivan County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Unicoi County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Washington County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Bland County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Bristol City (VA):     Cyndi's
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Buchanan County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Carroll County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Dickenson County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Galax City (VA):     Cyndi's
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Grayson County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Russell County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Scott County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Smyth County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Tazewell County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Washington County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Wise County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Wythe County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for North Carolina:

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 82 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Johnson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Allen Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Barr Cemetery   [Map]

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

Big Laurel Cemetery   [Map]

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

Brack Osborne Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Brown Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Brown Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Johnson County (TN)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Calhoun Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the Johnson Cemetery

Calhoun Cemetery   [Map]

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

Campbell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the Johnson Cemetery

Carpenter Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cornett Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Cox Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north (N) of the Johnson Cemetery

Dowell Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Johnson County (TN)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west (W) of the Johnson Cemetery

Dunn Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Johnson County (TN)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Eastridge Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Elliot Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Johnson Cemetery

Elliot Cemetery   [Map]

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

Farmer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west northwest (WNW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Forrester Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Johnson County (TN)

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

Graybeal Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north (N) of the Johnson Cemetery

Green Valley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Greer Cemetery   [Map]

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

Greer Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Johnson County (TN)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Greer Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Johnson County (TN)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Greer Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Watauga County

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

Ham Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ham Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ham Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hammon Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Johnson County (TN)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Hampton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Johnson Cemetery

Hampton Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Johnson County (TN)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Hampton Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Johnson County (TN)

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

Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Jones Cemetery   [Map]

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

Knight Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Landreth Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Johnson Cemetery

Lewis Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west northwest (WNW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Lewis Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Maine Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Watauga County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Martin Cemetery   [Map]

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

Maxwell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Johnson Cemetery

McEwen Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Johnson County (TN)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west (W) of the Johnson Cemetery

Milam Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Johnson Cemetery

Miller Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mock Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the northeast (NE) of the Johnson Cemetery

Nelson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north (N) of the Johnson Cemetery

Noah Shumate Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Oliver Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the northeast (NE) of the Johnson Cemetery

Osborne Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Osborne Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Osborne Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Johnson Cemetery

Osborne Cemetery   [Map]

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

Parmer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Payne Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Johnson County (TN)

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

Payne Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Johnson County (TN)

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

Pennington Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north northeast (NNE) of the Johnson Cemetery

Perry Cemetery   [Map]

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

Potter Cemetery   [Map]

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

Potter Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Price Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Roark Cemetery   [Map]

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

Roark Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west (W) of the Johnson Cemetery

Sapp Cemetery   [Map]

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

Shepherd Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Johnson Cemetery

Smith Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Johnson County (TN)

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

Snyder Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Snyder Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Johnson County (TN)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Solomon Bauguess Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Stansberry Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sutherland Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sutherland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the southwest (SW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Thomas Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Watauga County

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

Thompson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Vanover Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2449806<3>

Wallace Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Johnson County (TN)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Wallace Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Watauga County

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

Walters Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ward Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Watauga County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Winebarger Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Woodard Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west northwest (WNW) of the Johnson Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Johnson 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 Johnson Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #987664   (Name of Record: Johnson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Ashe
Lat: 36.4412337     Lon: -81.6484437   [Map]
Elev: 928         Map Name: Baldwin Gap

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Carolina

About Ashe County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Ashe County: www.ashecountygov.com/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.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 '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- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Johnson Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4412, Longitude: -81.6484     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Johnson 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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