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The location of Mt. Wesley Cemetery









A visit to the Mount Wesley Cemetery ...

The location of the Mt. Wesley 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 Mt. Wesley Cemetery ...

The Mt. Wesley Cemetery is located in Meigs County.

The county seat for Meigs County is located in Decatur. Decatur lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southwest of the Mt. Wesley Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Mt. Wesley Cemetery

Lat:   35.6456°   (35° 38' 44")

Lon:   -84.6916°   (-84° 41' 29")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Mt. Wesley Cemetery.

Athens   [Map]     Lamontville   [Map]    
Bell Spring   [Map]     Loudon City Park   [Map]    
Cayuga Town   [Map]     Loudon   [Map]    
Crab Orchard   [Map]     Madisonville   [Map]    
Cumberland Spring   [Map]     Midtown   [Map]    
Dayton   [Map]     Ninemile   [Map]    
Decatur   [Map]     Niota   [Map]    
Englewood   [Map]     Philadelphia   [Map]    
Goodsprings   [Map]     Pioneer Village   [Map]    
Harriman   [Map]     Postoak   [Map]    
Kingston   [Map]     Rockwood   [Map]    
Laddie Village   [Map]     Spring City   [Map]    
Lakewood Village   [Map]     Sweetwater   [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 Mt. Wesley 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 Mt. Wesley Cemetery.

Athens   [Map]
 - Located in McMinn County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Wesley Cemetery
 
Dayton   [Map]
 - Located in Rhea County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Wesley Cemetery
 
Decatur   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Wesley Cemetery
 
Englewood   [Map]
 - Located in McMinn County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Wesley Cemetery
 
Kingston   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Wesley Cemetery
 
Loudon   [Map]
 - Located in Loudon County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Wesley Cemetery
 
Madisonville   [Map]
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Wesley Cemetery
 
Rockwood   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Wesley Cemetery
 
Spring City   [Map]
 - Located in Rhea County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Wesley Cemetery
 
Sweetwater   [Map]
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Wesley 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 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 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 Mt. Wesley 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:

Catoosa County (GA):     Cyndi's
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Marion County:     Cyndi's
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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 59 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Mt. Wesley 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 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west (W) of the Mt. Wesley Cemetery

Baker Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Mt. Wesley Cemetery

Baldwin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Wesley Cemetery

Basket Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Roane County

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

Beulah Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Blue Spring Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Roane County

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

Buttram Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Clark Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Roane County

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

Collins Cemetery   [Map]

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

Concord Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cooley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cooley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cross Key Cemetery   [Map]

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

Culvahouse Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Mt. Wesley Cemetery

Deatherage Cemetery   [Map]

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

Edgemon Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ewing Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ewing Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Fisher Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Foster Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Gibson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gillespie Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Gillespie Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Goddard Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Hickey Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Hickory Flat Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hornsby Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

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

Huff Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hutsell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Roane County

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

Leuty Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Lucknow Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

McCaleb Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

McPherson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Moore Cemetery   [Map]

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

Moore Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Roane County

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

Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Wesley Cemetery

Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]

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

Old Hope Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Old Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the northwest (NW) of the Mt. Wesley Cemetery

Old Ten Mile Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the northeast (NE) of the Mt. Wesley Cemetery

Peak - Hornsby Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Wesley Cemetery

Raby Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Roane County

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

Ray Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Roane County

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

Reed Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rocky Springs Cemetery   [Map]

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

Roork Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sharp Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east (E) of the Mt. Wesley Cemetery

Sims Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Tranquility Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Turkeypen Cemetery   [Map]

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

Valley Road Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Wasson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Mt. Wesley Cemetery

Williams Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Roane County

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

Woolsey Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Mt. Wesley 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 Mt. Wesley Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1294851   (Name of Record: Mount Wesley Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Meigs
Lat: 35.6456281     Lon: -84.6916062   [Map]
Elev: 269         Map Name: Ten Mile

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

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 'straight-line' 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 Mt. Wesley Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6456, Longitude: -84.6916     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mt. Wesley Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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