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The location of Gibson Cemetery









A visit to the Gibson Cemetery ...

The location of the Gibson 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.

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The Location of the Gibson Cemetery ...

The Gibson Cemetery is located in Meigs County.

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

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

Lat:   35.5809°   (35° 34' 51")

Lon:   -84.7211°   (-84° 43' 15")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Gibson Cemetery.

Athens   [Map]     Graysville   [Map]    
Bell Spring   [Map]     Lakewood Village   [Map]    
Birchwood   [Map]     Lamontville   [Map]    
Calhoun   [Map]     Loudon City Park   [Map]    
Cayuga Town   [Map]     Madisonville   [Map]    
Charleston   [Map]     Niota   [Map]    
Claxton   [Map]     Philadelphia   [Map]    
Cumberland Spring   [Map]     Pioneer Village   [Map]    
Dayton   [Map]     Postoak   [Map]    
Decatur   [Map]     Rockwood   [Map]    
Englewood   [Map]     Spring City   [Map]    
Etowah   [Map]     Sweetwater   [Map]    
Goodsprings   [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 Gibson 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 Gibson Cemetery.

Athens   [Map]
 - Located in McMinn County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Calhoun   [Map]
 - Located in McMinn County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Dayton   [Map]
 - Located in Rhea County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Decatur   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Englewood   [Map]
 - Located in McMinn County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Etowah   [Map]
 - Located in McMinn County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Madisonville   [Map]
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Rockwood   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Spring City   [Map]
 - Located in Rhea County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Sweetwater   [Map]
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of the Gibson Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start 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 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 Gibson 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    

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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 85 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Gibson 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 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Gibson Cemetery

Baker Cemetery   [Map]

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

Baldwin Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ball Cemetery   [Map]

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

Basket Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Roane County

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

Beulah Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Burttram Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Gibson Cemetery

Buttram Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Clear Springs Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Gibson Cemetery

Clearwater Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Collins Cemetery   [Map]

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

Concord Cemetery   [Map]

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

Concord Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cooke Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Cooley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Correll Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cross Key Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north (N) of the Gibson Cemetery

Culvahouse Cemetery   [Map]

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

DeArmond Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Gibson Cemetery

Decatur Cemetery   [Map]

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

Dennis Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south (S) of the Gibson Cemetery

Eaves Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Gibson Cemetery

Edgemon Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ewing Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Fisher Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Forest Grove Cemetery   [Map]

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

Foster Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Gillespie Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north (N) of the Gibson Cemetery

Goddard Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Gibson Cemetery

Hickey Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Hickory Flat Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hornsby Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

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

Huff Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hunter Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hutsell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Gibson Cemetery

Idlewild Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Ingle Cemetery   [Map]

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

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Jolley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Lane Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Leuty Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Lucknow Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Marsh Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Gibson Cemetery

Matlock Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Gibson Cemetery

McCabe Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Gibson Cemetery

McMahan Church Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Gibson Cemetery

McPherson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Gibson Cemetery

Moore Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Gibson Cemetery

Moore Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Mt. Wesley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]

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

Neil Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Gibson Cemetery

Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]

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

Old Goodfield Cemetery   [Map]

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

Old Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Old Ten Mile Cemetery   [Map]

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

Old Walnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]

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

Peak - Hornsby Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Poe Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Gibson Cemetery

Pond Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Porter Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Porter - Ward Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Reed Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Gibson Cemetery

Rocky Springs Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rogers Creek Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Roork Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sharp Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sims Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Gibson Cemetery

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Gibson Cemetery

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Smith - Wilkey Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Stewart Cemetery   [Map]

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

Taylor Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Gibson Cemetery

Thomas Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Tranquility Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Turkeypen Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Gibson Cemetery

Valley Road Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Walnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wasson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Watkins Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Wolf Creek Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Gibson 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 Gibson Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1285343   (Name of Record: Gibson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Meigs
Lat: 35.5809056     Lon: -84.7210522   [Map]
Elev: 228         Map Name: Tranquillity

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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 'point-to-point' 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 Gibson Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5809, Longitude: -84.7211     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Gibson Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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