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The location of Cooke Cemetery









A visit to the Cooke Cemetery ...

The location of the Cooke 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 Cooke Cemetery ...

The Cooke Cemetery is located in Rhea County.

The county seat for Rhea County is located in Dayton. Dayton lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the west southwest of the Cooke Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   35.5909°   (35° 35' 27")

Lon:   -84.8211°   (-84° 49' 15")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Cooke Cemetery.

Athens   [Map]     Lakewood Village   [Map]    
Bell Spring   [Map]     Lamontville   [Map]    
Birchwood   [Map]     Ninemile   [Map]    
Calhoun   [Map]     Niota   [Map]    
Cayuga Town   [Map]     Pikeville   [Map]    
Charleston   [Map]     Pioneer Village   [Map]    
Claxton   [Map]     Postoak   [Map]    
Crab Orchard   [Map]     Rockwood   [Map]    
Cumberland Spring   [Map]     Spring City   [Map]    
Dayton   [Map]     Summer City   [Map]    
Decatur   [Map]     Sweetwater   [Map]    
Englewood   [Map]     Winesap   [Map]    
Graysville   [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 Cooke Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Rhea County.

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

Athens   [Map]
 - Located in McMinn County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cooke Cemetery
 
Calhoun   [Map]
 - Located in McMinn County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) of the Cooke Cemetery
 
Dayton   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cooke Cemetery
 
Decatur   [Map]
 - Located in Meigs County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cooke Cemetery
 
Englewood   [Map]
 - Located in McMinn County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cooke Cemetery
 
Pikeville   [Map]
 - Located in Bledsoe County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) of the Cooke Cemetery
 
Rockwood   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cooke Cemetery
 
Spring City   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cooke Cemetery
 
Sweetwater   [Map]
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of the Cooke Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These 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 Cooke Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Rhea County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Catoosa County (GA):     Cyndi's
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Fannin County (GA):     Cyndi's
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Murray County (GA):     Cyndi's
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Walker County (GA):     Cyndi's
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Hamilton County:     Cyndi's
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Knox County:     Cyndi's
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Loudon County:     Cyndi's
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Marion County:     Cyndi's
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McMinn County:     Cyndi's
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Meigs County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Rhea County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Tennessee
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Tennessee
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Rhea 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 68 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Cooke Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Baker Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Ball Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Burttram Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Cooke Cemetery

Campbell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Collins Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Concord Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Cooley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Cooke Cemetery

Correll Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

DeArmond Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Decatur Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Cooke Cemetery

DeVaney Cemetery   [Map]

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

Eaves Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Cooke Cemetery

Ewing Cemetery   [Map]

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

Forest Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east southeast (ESE) of the Cooke Cemetery

Gibson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Godbehere Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hazelwood Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hickey Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hickory Flat Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Cooke Cemetery

Howerton Cemetery   [Map]

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

Huff Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Hunter Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Hurst Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ingle Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Jolley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Cooke Cemetery

Leuty Cemetery   [Map]

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

Leuty Cemetery   [Map]

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

Locke Cemetery   [Map]

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

Marsh Cemetery   [Map]

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

McCabe Cemetery   [Map]

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

McClendon Cemetery   [Map]

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

Miller Cemetery   [Map]

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

Montgomery Cemetery   [Map]

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

Moore Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Cooke Cemetery

Mynatt Cemetery   [Map]

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

Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Old Goodfield Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Old Walnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Peak - Hornsby Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Pierce Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Poe Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Porter Cemetery   [Map]

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

Porter - Ward Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pritchett Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pyott Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rhea Springs Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rocky Springs Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Roork Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Sims Cemetery   [Map]

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

Slave Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Cooke Cemetery

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

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

Smyrna Cemetery   [Map]

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

Spears Cemetery   [Map]

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

Spring City Memory Gardens   [Map]

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

Stewart Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Taylor Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Taylor Cemetery   [Map]

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

Vaughn Cemetery   [Map]

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

Walnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Wassom Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wasson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Waterhouse Cemetery   [Map]

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

Watkins Cemetery   [Map]

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

Webb Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wolf Creek Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Cooke 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 Cooke Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1281132   (Name of Record: Cooke Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Rhea
Lat: 35.5909046     Lon: -84.8210566   [Map]
Elev: 243         Map Name: Decatur

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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 '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 Cooke Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5909, Longitude: -84.8211     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Cooke Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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