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The location of McKenzie Cemetery









A visit to the McKenzie Cemetery ...

The location of the McKenzie 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 McKenzie Cemetery ...

The McKenzie Cemetery is located in Meigs County.

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

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

Lat:   35.4062°   (35° 24' 22")

Lon:   -84.8677°   (-84° 52' 3")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the McKenzie Cemetery.

Athens   [Map]     Countryside Village   [Map]    
Bellefounte   [Map]     Cumberland Spring   [Map]    
Birchwood   [Map]     Dayton   [Map]    
Calhoun   [Map]     Decatur   [Map]    
Cayuga Town   [Map]     East Cleveland   [Map]    
Charleston   [Map]     Graysville   [Map]    
Chestuee   [Map]     Hopewell   [Map]    
Claxton   [Map]     Lamontville   [Map]    
Cleveland   [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 McKenzie 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 McKenzie Cemetery.

Athens   [Map]
 - Located in McMinn County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Calhoun   [Map]
 - Located in McMinn County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Cleveland   [Map]
 - Located in Bradley County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Dayton   [Map]
 - Located in Rhea County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Decatur   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Etowah   [Map]
 - Located in McMinn County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Spring City   [Map]
 - Located in Rhea County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of the McKenzie 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 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 - 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 McKenzie 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    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

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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 48 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the McKenzie Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Barner Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bradley County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #8915<3>

Beech Springs Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bradley County

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

Beta Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the northwest (NW) of the McKenzie Cemetery

Bethel Springs Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast (SE) of the McKenzie Cemetery

Bethsadia Cemetery   [Map]

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

Blankenship Cemetery   [Map]

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

Blevins Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bradley County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #9401

Burketts Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west (W) of the McKenzie Cemetery

Clint Hill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cofer Cemetery   [Map]

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

Coffman Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Cotton Port Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cowan Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cox Cemetery   [Map]

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

Doughty Cemetery   [Map]

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

Early Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Erwin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south (S) of the McKenzie Cemetery

Gee Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bradley County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #12331

Godsey Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south (S) of the McKenzie Cemetery

Good Hope Cemetery   [Map]

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

Goodfield Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Hood Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Howser Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hyde Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lewis Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south southwest (SSW) of the McKenzie Cemetery

McClanahan Cemetery   [Map]

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

Melton Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Minnett Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south southwest (SSW) of the McKenzie Cemetery

Mt. Olivet Cemetery   [Map]

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

Neeley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Perry Cemetery   [Map]

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

Plank Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Powell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ruyan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south (S) of the McKenzie Cemetery

Sewell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east southeast (ESE) of the McKenzie Cemetery

Shelton Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1637555

Shelton Memorial Cemetery   [Map]

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

Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]

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

Short Creek Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the McKenzie Cemetery

Spence Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Spring Creek Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Taylor Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Ward Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Williamson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bradley County

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the McKenzie 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 McKenzie Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1293360   (Name of Record: McKenzie Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Meigs
Lat: 35.4061828     Lon: -84.8677246   [Map]
Elev: 227         Map Name: Goodfield

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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 McKenzie Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4062, Longitude: -84.8677     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the McKenzie 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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