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The location of Branson Cemetery









A visit to the Branson Cemetery ...

The location of the Branson 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 Branson Cemetery ...

The Branson Cemetery is located in Grainger County.

The county seat for Grainger County is located in Rutledge. Rutledge lies just to the east southeast of the Branson Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   36.3009°   (36° 18' 3")

Lon:   -83.5830°   (-83° 34' 58")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Branson Cemetery.

Bean Station   [Map]     Morristown   [Map]    
Blaine   [Map]     New Market   [Map]    
Braden   [Map]     New Tazewell   [Map]    
Caney Valley   [Map]     Raven Hill   [Map]    
Flat Gap   [Map]     Rock Town   [Map]    
Jefferson City   [Map]     Rutledge   [Map]    
Lone Mountain   [Map]     Tazewell   [Map]    
Luttrell   [Map]     Thorn Hill   [Map]    
Mascot   [Map]     Wa-Ni Village   [Map]    
Maynardville   [Map]     Wyatt Village   [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 Branson Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Grainger County.

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

Bean Station   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of the Branson Cemetery
 
Cumberland Gap   [Map]
 - Located in Claiborne County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Branson Cemetery
 
Dandridge   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Branson Cemetery
 
Jefferson City   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Branson Cemetery
 
Luttrell   [Map]
 - Located in Union County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Branson Cemetery
 
Mascot   [Map]
 - Located in Knox County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Branson Cemetery
 
Maynardville   [Map]
 - Located in Union County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Branson Cemetery
 
Morristown   [Map]
 - Located in Hamblen County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Branson Cemetery
 
New Market   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of the Branson Cemetery
 
New Tazewell   [Map]
 - Located in Claiborne County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Branson Cemetery
 
Rutledge   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Branson Cemetery
 
Tazewell   [Map]
 - Located in Claiborne County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of the Branson Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 Branson Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Grainger County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Bell County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 84 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Branson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Acuff Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west southwest (WSW) of the Branson Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #8476<3>

Arnwine Cemetery   [Map]

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

Arnwine Cemetery   [Map]

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

Atkins Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

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

Atkins Cemetery   [Map]

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

Avondale Cemetery   [Map]

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

Beckham Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Branson Cemetery

Beeler Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Union County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west (W) of the Branson Cemetery

Blue Springs Cemetery   [Map]

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

Boruff Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Union County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west (W) of the Branson Cemetery

Brown Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Branson Cemetery

Buffalo Springs Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bunch Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

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

Bunchtown Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

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

Cabbage Cemetery   [Map]

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

Campbell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Branson Cemetery

Campbell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

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

Cardwell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

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

Cardwell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

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

Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]

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

Central Point Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cherry Orchard Cemetery   [Map]

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

Clapp Cemetery   [Map]

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

Clark Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cleveland Cemetery   [Map]

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

Collins Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south (S) of the Branson Cemetery

Collins Cemetery   [Map]

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

Condry Cemetery   [Map]

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

Corbin Cemetery   [Map]

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

Dalton Cemetery   [Map]

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

Days Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

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

Dotson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Branson Cemetery

Dyer Cemetery   [Map]

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

Evans Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

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

Gose Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Branson Cemetery

Hammer Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hammock Cemetery   [Map]

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

Harrell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

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

Helton Springs Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the Branson Cemetery

Higgs Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south (S) of the Branson Cemetery

Hodges Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

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

Hodges Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Branson Cemetery

Hopson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west (W) of the Branson Cemetery

Hopson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hurst Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Union County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west (W) of the Branson Cemetery

Jackson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

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

Janeway Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

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

Janeway Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

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

Jim Walker Cemetery   [Map]

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

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Joppa Cemetery   [Map]

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

Kidwell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Branson Cemetery

Kitts Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east northeast (ENE) of the Branson Cemetery

Leabow Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

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

Mason Cemetery   [Map]

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

Massengill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Branson Cemetery

McGinnis Harrell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Branson Cemetery

McKinney Cemetery   [Map]

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

Moyer Cemetery   [Map]

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

Neal Cemetery   [Map]

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

Needham Cemetery   [Map]

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

Needham Cemetery   [Map]

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

Needham Cemetery   [Map]

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

Payne Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

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

Pennington Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Union County

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

Phelps Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

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

Richland Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ritter Cemetery   [Map]

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

Roberts Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Branson Cemetery

Rosenbalm Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

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

Rutledge Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rutledge Cemetery   [Map]

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

Scott Cemetery   [Map]

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

Seymoure Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Branson Cemetery

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Branson Cemetery

Sunrise Cemetery   [Map]

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

Thomas Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Union County

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

Vannoy Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

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

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<4>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #19692

West Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

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

West Cemetery   [Map]

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

Yoakum Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

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

Young Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Branson Cemetery

Zachary Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Branson 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 Branson Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1278238   (Name of Record: Branson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Grainger
Lat: 36.3009183     Lon: -83.5829603   [Map]
Elev: 444         Map Name: Dutch Valley

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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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Branson Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3009, Longitude: -83.5830     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Branson 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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<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.

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