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The location of Pierce Cemetery









A visit to the Pierce Cemetery ...

The location of the Pierce 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 Pierce Cemetery ...

The Pierce Cemetery is located in Rhea County.

The county seat for Rhea County is located in Dayton. Dayton lies just to the south southwest of the Pierce Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   35.5890°   (35° 35' 20")

Lon:   -84.9427°   (-84° 56' 33")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Pierce Cemetery.

Athens   [Map]     Lakewood Village   [Map]    
Birchwood   [Map]     Lamontville   [Map]    
Brockdell   [Map]     Lantana   [Map]    
Calhoun   [Map]     Newton   [Map]    
Cayuga Town   [Map]     Ninemile   [Map]    
Crab Orchard   [Map]     Niota   [Map]    
Cumberland Spring   [Map]     Pikeville   [Map]    
Dayton   [Map]     Pioneer Village   [Map]    
Decatur   [Map]     Spring City   [Map]    
Flat Top   [Map]     Summer City   [Map]    
Graysville   [Map]     Winesap   [Map]    
Lake Tansi Village   [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 Pierce Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Rhea County.

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

Athens   [Map]
 - Located in McMinn County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pierce Cemetery
 
Calhoun   [Map]
 - Located in McMinn County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pierce Cemetery
 
Dayton   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pierce Cemetery
 
Decatur   [Map]
 - Located in Meigs County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pierce Cemetery
 
Pikeville   [Map]
 - Located in Bledsoe County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of the Pierce Cemetery
 
Rockwood   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pierce Cemetery
 
Spring City   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pierce 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 either 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 Pierce Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Rhea 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 Rhea County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Tennessee
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Tennessee
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Rhea 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 64 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Pierce Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Brown Cemetery   [Map]

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

Burden Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bledsoe County

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

Burttram Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Buttram Cemetery   [Map]

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

Campbell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Pierce Cemetery

Concord Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Cooke Cemetery   [Map]

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

Correll Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Pierce Cemetery

Craven Cemetery   [Map]

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

DeArmond Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Pierce Cemetery

DeVaney Cemetery   [Map]

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

Dyers Cemetery   [Map]

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

Eaves Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Pierce Cemetery

Evens Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Pierce Cemetery

French Cemetery   [Map]

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

Godbehere Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hazelwood Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Pierce Cemetery

Henderson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hickory Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Pierce Cemetery

Hunter Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Pierce Cemetery

Hurst Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ingle Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Pierce Cemetery

Jolley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Kiuka Cemetery   [Map]

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

Locke Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Pierce Cemetery

Marsh Cemetery   [Map]

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

McCabe Cemetery   [Map]

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

McClendon Cemetery   [Map]

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

Miller Cemetery   [Map]

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

Montgomery Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mynatt Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Pierce Cemetery

Newby Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west northwest (WNW) of the Pierce Cemetery

Norman Cemetery   [Map]

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

Paine Cemetery   [Map]

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

Poe Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Porter Cemetery   [Map]

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

Porter Cemetery   [Map]

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

Porter - Ward Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pritchett Cemetery   [Map]

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

Shaver Cemetery   [Map]

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

Shaver Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sims Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Pierce Cemetery

Slave Cemetery   [Map]

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Pierce Cemetery

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

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

Smith - Wilkey Cemetery   [Map]

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

Smyrna Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sneed Cemetery   [Map]

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

Spears Cemetery   [Map]

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

Spring City Memory Gardens   [Map]

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

Swafford Cemetery   [Map]

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

Taylor Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Pierce Cemetery

Taylor Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Pierce Cemetery

Thurman Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bledsoe County

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

Vaughn Cemetery   [Map]

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

Walker Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wassom Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wasson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Waterhouse Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Pierce Cemetery

Watkins Cemetery   [Map]

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

Webb Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south southeast (SSE) of the Pierce Cemetery

Winnie Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bledsoe County

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

Wolf Creek Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Pierce 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 Pierce Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1297416   (Name of Record: Pierce Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Rhea
Lat: 35.588959     Lon: -84.9427284   [Map]
Elev: 245         Map Name: Evensville

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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 'straight-line' 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 Pierce Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5890, Longitude: -84.9427     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Pierce Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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