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(Sullivan County, Tennessee)


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Profile for the Blevins Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Blevins 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.

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The Location of the Blevins Cemetery...

The Blevins Cemetery is located in Sullivan County. The county seat for Sullivan County is located in Blountville.

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

Lat:   36.5065°   (36° 30' 23")

Lon:   -82.1657°   (-82° 9' 56")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Blevins Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Blevins Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Sullivan County.

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

Blountville   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blevins Cemetery
 
Bluff City   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blevins Cemetery
 
Bristol   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blevins Cemetery
 
Elizabethton   [Map]
 - Located in Carter County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blevins Cemetery
 
Johnson City   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blevins Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 27 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Blevins Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Sullivan County.

Berry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blevins Cemetery
 
Boy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blevins Cemetery
 
Browns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blevins Cemetery
 
Carden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blevins Cemetery
 
Chapman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Blevins Cemetery
 
Clark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blevins Cemetery
 
Crockett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blevins Cemetery
 
Crumley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blevins Cemetery
 
Glenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blevins Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #12436<4>
 
Harr Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blevins Cemetery
 
Henley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Blevins Cemetery
 
Hopkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blevins Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blevins Cemetery
 
Leonard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blevins Cemetery
 
Mauk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blevins Cemetery
 
McKinney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blevins Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blevins Cemetery
 
Ordway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blevins Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blevins Cemetery
 
Shelby Hills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blevins Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #18379
 
Shipley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Blevins Cemetery
 
Stophel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blevins Cemetery
 
Stophel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blevins Cemetery
 
Van Over Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blevins Cemetery
 
Vanover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blevins Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #19675
 
Weaver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Blevins Cemetery
 
Webb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blevins Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Blevins Cemetery.

Austin Village   [Map]Cedar Grove   [Map]Oak Grove   [Map]
Beechnut City   [Map]Central   [Map]Oakland Village   [Map]
Biltmore   [Map]Elizabethton   [Map]Pine Crest   [Map]
Blountville   [Map]Forest Hills   [Map]Rock City   [Map]
Bluff City   [Map]Hunter   [Map]South Gate Village   [Map]
Bristol   [Map]Johnson City   [Map]Spurgeon   [Map]
Buladeen   [Map]North Johnson City   [Map]Walnut Hill   [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 first visit 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 - 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 Blevins Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Sullivan County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Barren County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Letcher County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Alleghany County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ashe County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Avery County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Burke County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Caldwell County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madison County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
McDowell County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mitchell County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Watauga County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Yancey County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hancock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hawkins County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Johnson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Unicoi County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

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

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 Tennessee

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Blevins 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 Blevins Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1327663   (Name of Record: Blevins Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Sullivan
Lat: 36.5064958     Lon: -82.1656863   [Map]
Elev: 467         Map Name: Bristol

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The Communities of Tennessee

About Sullivan County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Sullivan County: www.sullivancounty.org/

The official website for State of Tennessee: www.tn.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: 36.5065, Longitude: -82.1657     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Blevins Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Blevins 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 from . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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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