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The location of Forbes Cemetery









A visit to the Forbes Cemetery ...

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 five sections:

The Location of the Forbes Cemetery ...

The Forbes Cemetery is located in Carter County.

The county seat for Carter County is located in Elizabethton. Elizabethton lies just to the west southwest of the Forbes Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   36.4064°   (36° 24' 23")

Lon:   -82.0717°   (-82° 4' 18")

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> of the Forbes Cemetery.

Austin Village   [Map]     Mount Gilead (NC)   [Map]    
Beech Mountain (NC)   [Map]     Mountain City   [Map]    
Biltmore   [Map]     North Johnson City   [Map]    
Blountville   [Map]     Oakland Village   [Map]    
Bluff City   [Map]     Pine Crest   [Map]    
Bristol   [Map]     Roan Mountain   [Map]    
Buladeen   [Map]     Rominger (NC)   [Map]    
Cedar Grove   [Map]     South Gate Village   [Map]    
Central   [Map]     Tolley Town   [Map]    
Elizabethton   [Map]     Walnut Hill   [Map]    
Elk Park (NC)   [Map]     Watauga   [Map]    
Forest Hills   [Map]     Whaley (NC)   [Map]    
Hunter   [Map]     Whispering Pines   [Map]    
Johnson 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 Forbes Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Carter County.

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

Blountville   [Map]
 - Located in Sullivan County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Forbes Cemetery
 
Bluff City   [Map]
 - Located in Sullivan County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Forbes Cemetery
 
Bristol   [Map]
 - Located in Sullivan County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Forbes Cemetery
 
Elizabethton   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Forbes Cemetery
 
Johnson City   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Forbes Cemetery
 
Mountain City   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Forbes Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with 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 - 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 Forbes Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Carter County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Alleghany County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Ashe County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Avery County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Buncombe County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Burke County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Caldwell County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Madison County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
McDowell County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Mitchell County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Watauga County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Wilkes County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Yancey County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Greene County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Hancock County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Hawkins County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Johnson County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Sullivan County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Unicoi County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Washington County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Carter County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Tennessee
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Tennessee
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Carter 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 59 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Forbes Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bowers Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Forbes Cemetery

Bowers Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bowers Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bowers Cemetery   [Map]

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

Buckles Cemetery   [Map]

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

Butler Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Forbes Cemetery

Campbell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Campbell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Cochran Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Crow Cemetery   [Map]

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

Deloach Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ellis Cemetery   [Map]

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

Estep Cemetery   [Map]

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

Estep Cemetery   [Map]

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

Fulkerson & Glover Cemetery   [Map]

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

Garland Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gentry Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Goodwin Cemetery   [Map]

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

Greenwell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Griffith Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Forbes Cemetery

Grindstaff Cemetery   [Map]

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

Grindstaff Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Hamby Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hatley Cemetery   [Map]

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

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<2>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2629594<3>

Heaton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Forbes Cemetery

Hopkins Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Sullivan County

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

Hurley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2550734

Kitzmiller Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lakeview Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lyons Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lyons Cemetery   [Map]

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

Marklin Cemetery   [Map]

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

Matherly Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Midway Church Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Morley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Morrell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Nave Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #16175

Nave Cemetery   [Map]

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

Neely Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Forbes Cemetery

Newton Cemetery   [Map]

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

Peters Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pierce Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Forbes Cemetery

Pierce Cemetery   [Map]

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

Proffitt Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Ritchie Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west (W) of the Forbes Cemetery

Shipley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Sullivan County

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Forbes Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated

Stout Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Stover Cemetery   [Map]

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

Teague Cemetery   [Map]

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

Treadway Cemetery   [Map]

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

Van Huss Cemetery   [Map]

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

Van Over Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Sullivan County

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

Vanover Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Sullivan County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #19675

Wagner Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Wagner Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Wagner Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Whaley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Forbes Cemetery

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #20445

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) 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 Forbes Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4064, Longitude: -82.0717     [Map].

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<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.

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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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