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The location of Peters Cemetery









A visit to the Peters Cemetery ...

The location of the Peters 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 Peters Cemetery ...

The Peters Cemetery is located in Carter County.

The county seat for Carter County is located in Elizabethton. Elizabethton lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Peters Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   36.1793°   (36° 10' 45")

Lon:   -82.1210°   (-82° 7' 15")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 29 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Peters Cemetery.

Bailey (NC)   [Map]     Mount Pleasant (NC)   [Map]    
Bakersville (NC)   [Map]     Newland (NC)   [Map]    
Banner Elk (NC)   [Map]     Pine Crest   [Map]    
Beech Mountain (NC)   [Map]     Plumtree (NC)   [Map]    
Biltmore   [Map]     Richlands (NC)   [Map]    
Buladean (NC)   [Map]     Roan Mountain   [Map]    
Central   [Map]     South Gate Village   [Map]    
Chestnut Dale (NC)   [Map]     Sugar Mountain (NC)   [Map]    
Elizabethton   [Map]     Tipton Hill (NC)   [Map]    
Elk Park (NC)   [Map]     Tolley Town   [Map]    
Green Mountain (NC)   [Map]     Unicoi   [Map]    
Hunter   [Map]     Vale (NC)   [Map]    
Minneapolis (NC)   [Map]     Whaley (NC)   [Map]    
Montezuma (NC)   [Map]     Whispering Pines   [Map]    
Mount Gilead (NC)   [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 Peters Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Carter County.

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

Bakersville   [Map]
 - Located in Mitchell County (NC)
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of the Peters Cemetery
 
Banner Elk   [Map]
 - Located in Avery County (NC)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of the Peters Cemetery
 
Elizabethton   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Peters Cemetery
 
Newland   [Map]
 - Located in Avery County (NC)
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Peters 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 Peters Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Carter County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Alexander County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Carter County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Tennessee
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Tennessee
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Carter 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 87 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Peters Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Barnett Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bennett Cemetery   [Map]

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

Berry Cemetery   [Map]

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

Birchfield Cemetery   [Map]

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

Birchfield Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2590480<3>

Blackwell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Blackwell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Blevins Cemetery   [Map]

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

Blevins Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County (NC)

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

Buck Cemetery   [Map]

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

Butler Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County (NC)

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #47011

Butler Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County (NC)

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

Cable Cemetery   [Map]

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

Calhoun Cemetery   [Map]

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

Campbell Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County (NC)

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

Campbell Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County (NC)

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

Caraway Cemetery   [Map]

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

Carver Cemetery   [Map]

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

Carver Cemetery   [Map]

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

Chambers Cemetery   [Map]

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

Clarke Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cochran Cemetery   [Map]

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

Collins Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cook Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Avery County (NC)

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

Cordell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Dugger Cemetery   [Map]

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

Francis Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County (NC)

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

Freeman Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #12173

Freeman Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gibbs Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gouge Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gouge Cemetery   [Map]

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

Greer Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hampton Cemetery   [Map]

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

Harrell Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Peters Cemetery

Harrison Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2267701

Heaton Ridge Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hicks Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hill Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County (NC)

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

Holly Hill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Holtsclaw Family Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2151373

Honeycutt Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hughes Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hughes Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County (NC)

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

Ingram Cemetery   [Map]

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

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<4>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #13854

Ingram Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County (NC)

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

Isaacs Cemetery   [Map]

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

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the northeast (NE) of the Peters Cemetery

Johnson Roan View Cemetery   [Map]

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

Jones Cemetery   [Map]

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

Julian Cemetery   [Map]

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

Julian Cemetery   [Map]

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

Knight Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #14397

Lacey Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lacey Cemetery   [Map]

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

Largent Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ledford Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County (NC)

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

Lewis Cemetery   [Map]

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

Loyd Cemetery   [Map]

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

Markland Cemetery   [Map]

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

McClain Cemetery   [Map]

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

McKinney Cemetery   [Map]

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

Miller Cemetery   [Map]

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

Moreland Cemetery   [Map]

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

Oaks Cemetery   [Map]

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

Palmer Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Avery County (NC)

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

Perkins Cemetery   [Map]

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

Perry Cemetery   [Map]

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

Richardson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Roan Valley Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County (NC)

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

Shell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Simerly Cemetery   [Map]

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

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

Stevens Cemetery   [Map]

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

Stevens Cemetery   [Map]

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

Stockton Cemetery   [Map]

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

Street Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Peters Cemetery

Street Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County (NC)

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

Tolley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Tolley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Unicoi County

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

Whitehead Cemetery   [Map]

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

Whitehead Cemetery   [Map]

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

Willis Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Winters Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Avery County (NC)

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

Wright Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Peters 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 Peters Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1297251   (Name of Record: Peters Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Carter
Lat: 36.1792836     Lon: -82.1209581   [Map]
Elev: 1113         Map Name: White Rocks Mountain

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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.
<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 Peters Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1793, Longitude: -82.1210     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Peters Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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.
<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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