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The location of Hammer Cemetery









A visit to the Hammer Cemetery ...

The location of the Hammer 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 Hammer Cemetery ...

The Hammer Cemetery is located in Grainger County.

The county seat for Grainger County is located in Rutledge. Rutledge lies just to the north of the Hammer Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   36.2487°   (36° 14' 55")

Lon:   -83.5257°   (-83° 31' 32")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Hammer Cemetery.

Bean Station   [Map]     Morristown   [Map]    
Blaine   [Map]     New Market   [Map]    
Caney Valley   [Map]     New Tazewell   [Map]    
Dandridge   [Map]     Raven Hill   [Map]    
Dumplin   [Map]     Rock Town   [Map]    
East Village   [Map]     Rutledge   [Map]    
Flat Gap   [Map]     Tazewell   [Map]    
Jefferson City   [Map]     Thorn Hill   [Map]    
Lone Mountain   [Map]     Wa-Ni Village   [Map]    
Luttrell   [Map]     White Pine   [Map]    
Mascot   [Map]     Wyatt Village   [Map]    
Maynardville   [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 Hammer Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Grainger County.

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

Bean Station   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hammer Cemetery
 
Dandridge   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hammer Cemetery
 
Jefferson City   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Hammer Cemetery
 
Luttrell   [Map]
 - Located in Union County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hammer Cemetery
 
Mascot   [Map]
 - Located in Knox County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hammer Cemetery
 
Maynardville   [Map]
 - Located in Union County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of the Hammer Cemetery
 
Morristown   [Map]
 - Located in Hamblen County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hammer Cemetery
 
New Market   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Hammer Cemetery
 
New Tazewell   [Map]
 - Located in Claiborne County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hammer Cemetery
 
Rutledge   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Hammer Cemetery
 
Tazewell   [Map]
 - Located in Claiborne County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of the Hammer Cemetery
 
White Pine   [Map]
 - Located in Hamblen County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hammer 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 professional and volunteer 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 Hammer Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Grainger County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

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Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Grainger County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Tennessee
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Tennessee
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Grainger 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 84 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Hammer Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Acuff Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #8476<3>

Acuff Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #18013

Arnwine Cemetery   [Map]

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

Avondale Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bacon Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hamblen County

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

Ballinger Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Hammer Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<4>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #8885

Bowen Cemetery   [Map]

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

Branson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Buffalo Springs Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]

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

Central Point Cemetery   [Map]

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

Clapp Cemetery   [Map]

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

Clark Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cleveland Cemetery   [Map]

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

Clevenger Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson County

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

The location of this cemetery has been estimated

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #10603

Collins Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Hammer Cemetery

Collins Cemetery   [Map]

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

Condry Cemetery   [Map]

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

Corbin Cemetery   [Map]

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

Dalton Cemetery   [Map]

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

Dotson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Dyer Cemetery   [Map]

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

Farmer Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gilmore Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Hammer Cemetery

Greenlee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east (E) of the Hammer Cemetery

Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Hammer Cemetery

Hammer Cemetery   [Map]

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

Harrell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

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

Haworth Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson County

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

The location of this cemetery has been estimated

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #13138

Helton Cemetery   [Map]

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

Helton Springs Cemetery   [Map]

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

Higgs Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hopson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hopson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hull Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hamblen County

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

Indian Ridge Cemetery   [Map]

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

Jim Walker Cemetery   [Map]

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

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Joppa Cemetery   [Map]

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

Kidwell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Kitts Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lawrence Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hamblen County

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

Mason Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Hammer Cemetery

Massengill Cemetery   [Map]

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

McConnell Cemetery   [Map]

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

McGinnis Harrell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mill Springs Baptist Church Cemetery (New)   [Map]

Located in Jefferson County

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

Mill Springs Baptist Church Cemetery (Old)   [Map]

Located in Jefferson County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2376263

Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Moody Cemetery   [Map]

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

Moyer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Hammer Cemetery

Nance Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Hammer Cemetery

Narrow Valley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Needham Cemetery   [Map]

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

New Blackwell Cemetery   [Map]

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

New Corinth Cemetery   [Map]

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

New Prospect Cemetery   [Map]

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

Oakland Cemetery   [Map]

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

Red House Cemetery   [Map]

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

Richland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Hammer Cemetery

Ritter Cemetery   [Map]

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

Roberts Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north (N) of the Hammer Cemetery

Rucker Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rutledge Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north (N) of the Hammer Cemetery

Rutledge Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north (N) of the Hammer Cemetery

Scott Cemetery   [Map]

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

Seymoure Cemetery   [Map]

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

Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]

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

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sitton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east (E) of the Hammer Cemetery

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #18680

Stalsworth Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sunrise Cemetery   [Map]

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

Talley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Tampico Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Hammer Cemetery

Walker Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Hammer Cemetery

West Cemetery   [Map]

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

Whitehead Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wright Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Hammer Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #20614

Yates Cemetery   [Map]

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

Young Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the southeast (SE) of the Hammer Cemetery

Zachary Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Hammer 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 Hammer Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1286674   (Name of Record: Hammer Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Grainger
Lat: 36.2486981     Lon: -83.5257353   [Map]
Elev: 386         Map Name: Joppa

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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 things 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 Hammer Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2487, Longitude: -83.5257     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Hammer 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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<4>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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