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(Sullivan County, Tennessee)


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Profile for the Drake Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Drake Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

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 Drake Cemetery...

The Drake Cemetery is located in Sullivan County. The county seat for Sullivan County is located in Blountville.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Drake Cemetery

Lat:   36.5748°   (36° 34' 29")

Lon:   -82.3613°   (-82° 21' 40")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Drake Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Drake Cemetery. The following communities are located in Sullivan County.

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

Blountville   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Bluff City   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Bristol   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Kingsport   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Drake Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 66 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Drake Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Sullivan County.

Acuff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Drake Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #8477<4>
 
Adams Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Drake Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2292423
 
Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Barnes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Barr Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Blountville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Carden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Clark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Combs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Cutsinger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Deck Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Denton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Dishner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Dishner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Drake Cemetery
 
East Lawn Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Fain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Fauver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Fleenor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Fulkerson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Gaines Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Gunnings Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Harr Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Harr Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Harr Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Hines Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Holston Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Holt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Hooven Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Horn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Hunt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Isley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Lane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Latture Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Leonard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Leonard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Mackey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Muddy Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Drake Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Newland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Old Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Pendleton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Rhee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Roller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Roust Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Drake Cemetery
 
St. John Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Seneker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Seneker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Snapp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Snodgrass Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Staubus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Steele Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Stine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Weaver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Webb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Webb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Drake Cemetery
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Drake Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Drake Cemetery.

Austin Village   [Map]Borden Village   [Map]Morrison City   [Map]
Beartown   [Map]Bristol   [Map]North Johnson City   [Map]
Beechnut City   [Map]Cedar Grove   [Map]Oak Grove   [Map]
Beechwood Village   [Map]Cherokee Village   [Map]Oakland Village   [Map]
Biltmore   [Map]Colonial Heights   [Map]Rock City   [Map]
Bloomingdale   [Map]Forest Hills   [Map]Spurgeon   [Map]
Blountville   [Map]Gray   [Map]Walnut Hill   [Map]
Bluff City   [Map]Kingsport   [Map]Watauga   [Map]

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 Drake Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Sullivan County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Barren County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harlan County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Letcher County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ashe County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Avery County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Caldwell County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madison County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mitchell County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Watauga County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Yancey County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hamblen County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hancock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hawkins County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Johnson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Unicoi County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Tennessee,     of Sullivan 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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Drake 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 Drake Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1282776   (Name of Record: Drake Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Sullivan
Lat: 36.5748249     Lon: -82.3612531   [Map]
Elev: 510         Map Name: Blountville

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Sullivan County: www.sullivancounty.org/

The official website for State of Tennessee: www.tn.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5748, Longitude: -82.3613     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Drake Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Drake Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>This 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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in . 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.

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<4>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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