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The location of Howard Cemetery









A visit to the Howard Cemetery ...

The location of the Howard 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 Howard Cemetery ...

The Howard Cemetery is located in Bledsoe County.

The county seat for Bledsoe County is located in Pikeville. Pikeville lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Howard Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   35.4848°   (35° 29' 5")

Lon:   -85.2647°   (-85° 15' 52")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Howard 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] of the Howard Cemetery.

Birchwood   [Map]     Lakesite   [Map]    
Brockdell   [Map]     Middle Valley   [Map]    
Caramel Village   [Map]     Mowbray   [Map]    
Cartwright   [Map]     Newton   [Map]    
Cayuga Town   [Map]     Ninemile   [Map]    
Center Point   [Map]     Palmer   [Map]    
Condra   [Map]     Pikeville   [Map]    
Cumberland Spring   [Map]     Sandalwood Village   [Map]    
Dayton   [Map]     Soddy-Daisy   [Map]    
Dunlap   [Map]     Spencer   [Map]    
Fairmount   [Map]     Summer City   [Map]    
Flat Top   [Map]     Winesap   [Map]    
Graysville   [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 Howard Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Bledsoe County.

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

Dayton   [Map]
 - Located in Rhea County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of the Howard Cemetery
 
Dunlap   [Map]
 - Located in Sequatchie County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Howard Cemetery
 
Pikeville   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Howard Cemetery
 
Soddy-Daisy   [Map]
 - Located in Hamilton County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Howard Cemetery
 
Spencer   [Map]
 - Located in Van Buren County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Howard 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 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 Howard Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Bledsoe County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

DeKalb County (AL):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Bledsoe County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Tennessee
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Tennessee
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Bledsoe 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 26 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Howard Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bethel Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bowman Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #9537<3>

Cagle Cemetery   [Map]

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

Collier Cemetery   [Map]

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

Dodson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Harvey Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Sequatchie County

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

Hendon Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #13229

Hickory Grove Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hixson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #13436

Hixson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the southwest (SW) of the Howard Cemetery

Hughes Cemetery   [Map]

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

Humble Cemetery   [Map]

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

John M. Hixson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #13437

Johnson - Lewis Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #14039

Lamb Cemetery   [Map]

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

Laurel Brook Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

McReynolds Cemetery   [Map]

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

McWilliams Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Sequatchie County

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

Metz Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pope Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #17313

Price Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north (N) of the Howard Cemetery

Rigsby Cemetery   [Map]

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

Standifer Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County

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

Union Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Sequatchie County

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

Vernon Cemetery   [Map]

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

Welch Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Sequatchie County

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Howard 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 Howard Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1288526   (Name of Record: Howard Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Bledsoe
Lat: 35.4847891     Lon: -85.2646848   [Map]
Elev: 259         Map Name: Mount Airy

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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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Howard Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4848, Longitude: -85.2647     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Howard 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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