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The location of Cooley Cemetery









A visit to the Cooley Cemetery ...

The location of the Cooley 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 Cooley Cemetery ...

The Cooley Cemetery is located in Meigs County.

The county seat for Meigs County is located in Decatur. Decatur lies just to the south southwest of the Cooley Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   35.6226°   (35° 37' 21")

Lon:   -84.7536°   (-84° 45' 12")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 29 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Cooley Cemetery.

Athens   [Map]     Lakewood Village   [Map]    
Bell Spring   [Map]     Lamontville   [Map]    
Birchwood   [Map]     Loudon City Park   [Map]    
Calhoun   [Map]     Madisonville   [Map]    
Cayuga Town   [Map]     Midtown   [Map]    
Claxton   [Map]     Ninemile   [Map]    
Crab Orchard   [Map]     Niota   [Map]    
Cumberland Spring   [Map]     Philadelphia   [Map]    
Dayton   [Map]     Pioneer Village   [Map]    
Decatur   [Map]     Postoak   [Map]    
Englewood   [Map]     Rockwood   [Map]    
Goodsprings   [Map]     Spring City   [Map]    
Graysville   [Map]     Summer City   [Map]    
Kingston   [Map]     Sweetwater   [Map]    
Laddie 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 Cooley Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Meigs County.

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

Athens   [Map]
 - Located in McMinn County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cooley Cemetery
 
Calhoun   [Map]
 - Located in McMinn County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South (S) of the Cooley Cemetery
 
Dayton   [Map]
 - Located in Rhea County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cooley Cemetery
 
Decatur   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cooley Cemetery
 
Englewood   [Map]
 - Located in McMinn County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cooley Cemetery
 
Kingston   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cooley Cemetery
 
Madisonville   [Map]
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cooley Cemetery
 
Rockwood   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cooley Cemetery
 
Spring City   [Map]
 - Located in Rhea County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cooley Cemetery
 
Sweetwater   [Map]
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of the Cooley 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 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 Cooley Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Meigs 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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Cherokee County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Graham County (NC):     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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Monroe County:     Cyndi's
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Morgan County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Meigs 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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 55 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Cooley Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Baker Cemetery   [Map]

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

Baker Cemetery   [Map]

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

Baldwin Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ball Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cash - Foust Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Collins Cemetery   [Map]

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

Concord Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cooke Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Cross Key Cemetery   [Map]

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

Culvahouse Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ewing Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Forest Grove Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gibson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gillespie Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Godbehere Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Cooley Cemetery

Hickey Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Hornsby Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

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

Huff Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hutsell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Jolley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Leuty Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Leuty Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Cooley Cemetery

Lucknow Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Marsh Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

McCabe Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

McClendon Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Cooley Cemetery

Mt. Wesley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]

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

Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]

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

Old Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Old Ten Mile Cemetery   [Map]

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

Old Walnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]

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

Peak - Hornsby Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Porter Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Porter - Ward Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Pyott Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Cooley Cemetery

Reed Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rhea Springs Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Roork Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Cooley Cemetery

Sharp Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sims Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Smith - Wilkey Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Stewart Cemetery   [Map]

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

Tranquility Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Turkeypen Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Cooley Cemetery

Valley Road Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Walnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wasson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Watkins Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Wolf Creek Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Cooley 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 Cooley Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1326645   (Name of Record: Cooley Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Meigs
Lat: 35.622572     Lon: -84.7535535   [Map]
Elev: 234         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 '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 Cooley Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6226, Longitude: -84.7536     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Cooley Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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