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The location of Brown Cemetery









A visit to the Brown Cemetery ...

The location of the Brown 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 Brown Cemetery ...

The Brown Cemetery is located in Knox County.

The county seat for Knox County is located in Knoxville. Knoxville lies just to the south of the Brown Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   36.0790°   (36° 4' 44")

Lon:   -83.9155°   (-83° 54' 55")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Brown Cemetery.

Blaine   [Map]     Murphy Hills   [Map]    
Clinton   [Map]     Norris   [Map]    
Colonial Village   [Map]     Oak City   [Map]    
Fountain City   [Map]     Park City   [Map]    
Halls   [Map]     Peters Mill   [Map]    
Heiskell   [Map]     Powell   [Map]    
Karns   [Map]     Rockford   [Map]    
Knoxville   [Map]     Rocky Top   [Map]    
Leinarts   [Map]     Seymour   [Map]    
Luttrell   [Map]     Thorn Grove   [Map]    
Marble City   [Map]     Volunteer Village   [Map]    
Mascot   [Map]     Whites Village   [Map]    
Maynardville   [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 Brown Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Knox County.

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

Clinton   [Map]
 - Located in Anderson County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Fountain City   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Knoxville   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Luttrell   [Map]
 - Located in Union County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Mascot   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Maynardville   [Map]
 - Located in Union County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Norris   [Map]
 - Located in Anderson County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Powell   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Seymour   [Map]
 - Located in Sevier County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Brown Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start 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 - 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 Brown Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Knox County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Bell County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Knox County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Martin County (KY):     Cyndi's
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McCreary County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Whitley County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Graham County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Blount County:     Cyndi's
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Hamblen County:     Cyndi's
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Hancock County:     Cyndi's
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Scott County:     Cyndi's
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Sevier County:     Cyndi's
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Union County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Knox County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Tennessee
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Tennessee
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Knox 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 64 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Brown Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Anderson - Gouffon Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Brown Cemetery

Armstrong Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bayless Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Biagiotti Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bookout Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bookwalter UMC Cemetery   [Map]

A large cemetery that lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Brown Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #888801<3>

Bounds Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bounds Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bowling Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south (S) of the Brown Cemetery

Bradley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bright Cemetery   [Map]

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

Brown Cemetery   [Map]

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

Callahan Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cardwell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cline Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north (N) of the Brown Cemetery

Coupland Cemetery   [Map]

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

Draper Cemetery   [Map]

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

England - Legg Cemetery   [Map]

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

Golden Cross Cemetery   [Map]

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

Greenfield Memorial Cemetery   [Map]

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

Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hall Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hall Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #12830

Hall Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #12831

Hansard Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hansards Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Union County

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

Hill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hudgens Cemetery   [Map]

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

Jackson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east (E) of the Brown Cemetery

Jett Cemetery   [Map]

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

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Latham Cemetery   [Map]

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

Luttrell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Brown Cemetery

Lynnhurst Cemetery   [Map]

A very large cemetery that lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Brown Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #14969

Major Cemetery   [Map]

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

McCloud Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north northwest (NNW) of the Brown Cemetery

Meadowlawn Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Brown Cemetery

Mountain View Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Brown Cemetery

Murphy Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Brown Cemetery

Murphy Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Brown Cemetery

Mynatt Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the northwest (NW) of the Brown Cemetery

Nelson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Old Poor Farm Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Brown Cemetery

Parker Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rogers Cemetery   [Map]

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

Shell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Brown Cemetery

Shipe Cemetery   [Map]

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

Shipe Cemetery   [Map]

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

Shook Cemetery   [Map]

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

Slave Cemetery   [Map]

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

Spitzer Cemetery   [Map]

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

Thomas Hall Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south southwest (SSW) of the Brown Cemetery

Tindell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east (E) of the Brown Cemetery

Tindell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Brown Cemetery

Trout Cemetery   [Map]

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

Turley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Union Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Brown Cemetery

Wallace Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wallace Cemetery   [Map]

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

Weaver Cemetery   [Map]

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

Webb Family Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2577105

Woods Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Brown 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 Brown Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1278551   (Name of Record: Brown Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Knox
Lat: 36.0789705     Lon: -83.9154644   [Map]
Elev: 311         Map Name: Fountain City

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Knox County: www.knoxcounty.org/

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Brown Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0790, Longitude: -83.9155     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Brown 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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