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The location of Rhea Memory Gardens









A visit to the Rhea Memory Gardens ...

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Rhea Memory Gardens. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Rhea Memory Gardens (FAG ID #15593)

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 Rhea Memory Gardens ...

Rhea Memory Gardens is a large cemetery that is located in Rhea County.

The county seat for Rhea County is located in Dayton. Dayton lies just to the northeast of the Rhea Memory Gardens [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Rhea Memory Gardens

Lat:   35.4570°   (35° 27' 25")

Lon:   -85.0487°   (-85° 2' 55")

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 28 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Rhea Memory Gardens.

Bellefounte   [Map]     Graysville   [Map]    
Birchwood   [Map]     Hopewell   [Map]    
Brockdell   [Map]     Lake Dweller   [Map]    
Calhoun   [Map]     Lakesite   [Map]    
Caramel Village   [Map]     Lakewood Village   [Map]    
Cayuga Town   [Map]     Lamontville   [Map]    
Center Point   [Map]     Middle Valley   [Map]    
Charleston   [Map]     Mowbray   [Map]    
Countryside Village   [Map]     Ninemile   [Map]    
Cumberland Spring   [Map]     Pikeville   [Map]    
Dayton   [Map]     Sandalwood Village   [Map]    
Decatur   [Map]     Soddy-Daisy   [Map]    
Dunlap   [Map]     Spring City   [Map]    
Flat Top   [Map]     Summer City   [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 Rhea Memory Gardens. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Rhea County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Rhea Memory Gardens.

Calhoun   [Map]
 - Located in McMinn County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rhea Memory Gardens
 
Dayton   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Rhea Memory Gardens
 
Decatur   [Map]
 - Located in Meigs County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Rhea Memory Gardens
 
Dunlap   [Map]
 - Located in Sequatchie County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Rhea Memory Gardens
 
Pikeville   [Map]
 - Located in Bledsoe County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rhea Memory Gardens
 
Soddy-Daisy   [Map]
 - Located in Hamilton County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Rhea Memory Gardens
 
Spring City   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with 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 Rhea Memory Gardens:

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:

Jackson County (AL):     Cyndi's
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Hamilton County:     Cyndi's
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Loudon County:     Cyndi's
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Marion County:     Cyndi's
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McMinn County:     Cyndi's
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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:   The Rhea Memory Gardens (FAG ID #15593)
 
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 39 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Rhea Memory Gardens. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Abel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north northeast (NNE) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #8465

Bell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

Buttram Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

Corvin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east southeast (ESE) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

Cranmore Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north (N) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

Craven Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

Doughty Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

Dyers Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

Early Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

Fairview Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west southwest (WSW) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

French Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

Garrison Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

Good Hope Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

Hutcheson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

Kiuka Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

Lake Drive Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south (S) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

Laurel Brook Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

Lone Mtn. Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west southwest (WSW) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

McInturff Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

Metz Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bledsoe County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west (W) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

Miller - Nelson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

Norman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

Old Browder Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

Old Ogden Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

Patterson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

Porter Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

Powell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

Rogers Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

Shaver Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

Shaver Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

Shelton Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

Spence Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

Spivey Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

Spivey Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

Standifer Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

Sullivan Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

Walker Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

Welch Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Rhea Memory Gardens

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Rhea Memory Gardens ...

While our initial data for the Rhea Memory Gardens came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Rhea Memory Gardens elsewhere. 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 Rhea Memory Gardens.

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #15593

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Tennessee

About Rhea County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) 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 Rhea Memory Gardens. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4570, Longitude: -85.0487     [Map].

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