RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     
Cemetery
Profile
Local
Newspapers
Nearby
Cemeteries
Nearby
Towns
Interactive
Map
  TN
Communities





The location of Davis Cemetery









A visit to the Davis Cemetery ...

The location of the Davis 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 Davis Cemetery ...

The Davis Cemetery is located in White County.

The county seat for White County is located in Sparta. Sparta lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northwest of the Davis Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   35.8256°   (35° 49' 32")

Lon:   -85.3322°   (-85° 19' 55")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Davis Cemetery.

Brockdell   [Map]     Ninemile   [Map]    
Campaign   [Map]     Pikeville   [Map]    
Creston   [Map]     Pleasant Hill   [Map]    
Crossville   [Map]     Quebeck   [Map]    
Darkey Springs   [Map]     Ravenscroft   [Map]    
Doyle   [Map]     Rowland Station   [Map]    
Fall City   [Map]     Sparta   [Map]    
Greenbriar Village   [Map]     Spencer   [Map]    
Lake Tansi Village   [Map]     Todd Town   [Map]    
Lantana   [Map]     Winesap   [Map]    
Newton   [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 Davis Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in White County.

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

Crossville   [Map]
 - Located in Cumberland County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Monterey   [Map]
 - Located in Putnam County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North (N) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Pikeville   [Map]
 - Located in Bledsoe County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Sparta   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Spencer   [Map]
 - Located in Van Buren County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Davis 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 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 - although it should be mentioned 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 Davis Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to White County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Clinton County (KY):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bledsoe County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bradley County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cannon County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clay County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Coffee County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cumberland County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
DeKalb County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fentress County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Franklin County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Grundy County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hamilton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Loudon County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Marion County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
McMinn County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Meigs County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Monroe County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Morgan County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Overton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pickett County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Putnam County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Rhea County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Roane County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Rutherford County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Scott County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sequatchie County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Smith County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Van Buren County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Warren County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Wilson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of White 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 30 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Davis Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Anderson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Davis Cemetery

Bolin Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Davis Cemetery

Bon Air Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Davis Cemetery

Burgess Cemetery #1   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

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

Burgess Cemetery #2   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Davis Cemetery

Burgess Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east (E) of the Davis Cemetery

Clifty Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Davis Cemetery

Cummingsville Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Van Buren County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west (W) of the Davis Cemetery

Eastland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Davis Cemetery

Fraziers Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gravel Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Van Buren County

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

Graveyard Ridge Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Van Buren County

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

Hodges Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Van Buren County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west (W) of the Davis Cemetery

Johnson Stand Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Davis Cemetery

Lance Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Davis Cemetery

Lonewood Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Van Buren County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Davis Cemetery

Lost Creek Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mooneyham Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Van Buren County

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

Newton Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Davis Cemetery

Old Bon Air Cemetery   [Map]

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

Parks Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #16852<3>

Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Davis Cemetery

Stringtown Cemetery   [Map]

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

Thomas Springs Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

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

Union Cemetery   [Map]

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

Van Winkle Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Davis Cemetery

Walling Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Van Buren County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Davis Cemetery

Yates Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Van Buren County

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Davis 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 Davis Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1282147   (Name of Record: Davis Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: White
Lat: 35.8256222     Lon: -85.3321919   [Map]
Elev: 282         Map Name: Lonewood

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Tennessee

About White County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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.

- Return to Citation

<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Davis Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8256, Longitude: -85.3322     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Davis Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation





 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2019
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 07 Dec 2019