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The location of Early Cemetery









A visit to the Early Cemetery ...

The location of the Early 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 Early Cemetery ...

The Early Cemetery is located in Rhea County.

The county seat for Rhea County is located in Dayton. Dayton lies just to the west northwest of the Early Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   35.4512°   (35° 27' 4")

Lon:   -84.9311°   (-84° 55' 51")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Early Cemetery.

Athens   [Map]     East Cleveland   [Map]    
Bellefounte   [Map]     Flat Top   [Map]    
Birchwood   [Map]     Graysville   [Map]    
Calhoun   [Map]     Hopewell   [Map]    
Cayuga Town   [Map]     Lakesite   [Map]    
Charleston   [Map]     Lakewood Village   [Map]    
Chestuee   [Map]     Lamontville   [Map]    
Claxton   [Map]     Mowbray   [Map]    
Cleveland   [Map]     Ninemile   [Map]    
Countryside Village   [Map]     Pikeville   [Map]    
Cumberland Spring   [Map]     Soddy-Daisy   [Map]    
Dayton   [Map]     Spring City   [Map]    
Decatur   [Map]     Summer City   [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 Early 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 Early Cemetery.

Athens   [Map]
 - Located in McMinn County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of the Early Cemetery
 
Calhoun   [Map]
 - Located in McMinn County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Early Cemetery
 
Cleveland   [Map]
 - Located in Bradley County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of the Early Cemetery
 
Dayton   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Early Cemetery
 
Decatur   [Map]
 - Located in Meigs County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Early Cemetery
 
Pikeville   [Map]
 - Located in Bledsoe County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Early Cemetery
 
Soddy-Daisy   [Map]
 - Located in Hamilton County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Early Cemetery
 
Spring City   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Early 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 either 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 Early 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:

Jackson County (AL):     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 78 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Early Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Abel Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #8465<3>

Bell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Beta Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Bethel Springs Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Early Cemetery

Bethsadia Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Blankenship Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Brown Cemetery   [Map]

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

Burketts Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Burttram Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Buttram Cemetery   [Map]

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

Campbell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Clint Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Coffman Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Concord Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Correll Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Corvin Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cotton Port Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Cowan Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Cox Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Cranmore Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Early Cemetery

Craven Cemetery   [Map]

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

DeArmond Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Early Cemetery

Doughty Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Dyers Cemetery   [Map]

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

Eaves Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Erwin Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Evens Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Early Cemetery

French Cemetery   [Map]

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

Garrison Cemetery   [Map]

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

Godsey Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Early Cemetery

Good Hope Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Goodfield Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Hazelwood Cemetery   [Map]

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

Howser Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Ingle Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Early Cemetery

Lake Drive Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Early Cemetery

Lewis Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Locke Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lone Mtn. Cemetery   [Map]

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

McClanahan Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

McInturff Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

McKenzie Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Melton Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Memory Garden   [Map]

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

Montgomery Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Early Cemetery

Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Mt. Olivet Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east (E) of the Early Cemetery

Mynatt Cemetery   [Map]

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

Neeley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south (S) of the Early Cemetery

Norman Cemetery   [Map]

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

Old Browder Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Old Goodfield Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Early Cemetery

Paine Cemetery   [Map]

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

Perry Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Poe Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Porter Cemetery   [Map]

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

Powell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Rhea Memory Gardens   [Map]

A large cemetery that lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west (W) of the Early Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #15593

Ruyan Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Early Cemetery

Sewell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Shaver Cemetery   [Map]

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

Shaver Cemetery   [Map]

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

Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Short Creek Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Slave Cemetery   [Map]

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Early Cemetery

Sneed Cemetery   [Map]

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

Spence Cemetery   [Map]

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

Spivey Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County

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

Spivey Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sullivan Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Early Cemetery

Taylor Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Early Cemetery

Taylor Cemetery   [Map]

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

Walker Cemetery   [Map]

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

Waterhouse Cemetery   [Map]

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

Webb Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Early Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Early 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 Early Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1283308   (Name of Record: Early Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Rhea
Lat: 35.451182     Lon: -84.9310609   [Map]
Elev: 223         Map Name: Big Spring

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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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Early Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4512, Longitude: -84.9311     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Early 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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