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The location of Seals Cemetery









A visit to the Seals Cemetery ...

The location of the Seals 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 Seals Cemetery ...

The Seals Cemetery is located in Bledsoe County.

The county seat for Bledsoe County is located in Pikeville. Pikeville lies just to the south of the Seals Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   35.7412°   (35° 44' 28")

Lon:   -85.1766°   (-85° 10' 35")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Seals 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 Seals Cemetery.

Brockdell   [Map]     Newton   [Map]    
Crab Orchard   [Map]     Ninemile   [Map]    
Creston   [Map]     Pikeville   [Map]    
Crossville   [Map]     Pleasant Hill   [Map]    
Cumberland Spring   [Map]     Ravenscroft   [Map]    
Dayton   [Map]     Sparta   [Map]    
Doyle   [Map]     Spencer   [Map]    
Graysville   [Map]     Spring City   [Map]    
Greenbriar Village   [Map]     Summer City   [Map]    
Lake Tansi Village   [Map]     Todd Town   [Map]    
Lakewood Village   [Map]     Winesap   [Map]    
Lantana   [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 Seals Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Bledsoe County.

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

Crossville   [Map]
 - Located in Cumberland County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Seals Cemetery
 
Dayton   [Map]
 - Located in Rhea County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Seals Cemetery
 
Pikeville   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Seals Cemetery
 
Sparta   [Map]
 - Located in White County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Seals Cemetery
 
Spencer   [Map]
 - Located in Van Buren County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of the Seals Cemetery
 
Spring City   [Map]
 - Located in Rhea County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of the Seals 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 Seals Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Bledsoe County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Anderson County:     Cyndi's
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Bradley County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Bledsoe County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Tennessee
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Tennessee
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Bledsoe 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 45 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Seals Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Akin Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

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

Arnett Cemetery   [Map]

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

Arnett Cemetery   [Map]

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

Beach Cemetery   [Map]

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

Beaverhill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south (S) of the Seals Cemetery

Blackburn Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bolin Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Seals Cemetery

Boynton Cemetery   [Map]

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

Brushy Cemetery   [Map]

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

Burgess Cemetery #1   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

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

Burgess Cemetery #2   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

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

Burgess Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

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

Cox Cemetery   [Map]

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

Davis Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

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

Flynn Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Seals Cemetery

Hale Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hale Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

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

Hale Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

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

Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hutcheson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Iron Hill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Knight Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #14398<3>

Lee Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lonewood Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Van Buren County

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

Musick Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

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

New Era Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

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

Newton Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

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

Pendergrass Cemetery   [Map]

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

Perry Cemetery   [Map]

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

Perry Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

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

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

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

Smyrna Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Seals Cemetery

Stephens Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #18926

Swafford Cemetery   [Map]

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

Swafford Cemetery   [Map]

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

Swafford Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

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

Swallows Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

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

Thomas Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #19306

Thomas Springs Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

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

Thurman Cemetery   [Map]

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

Walker Cemetery   [Map]

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

Winesap Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

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

Worthington Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wyatt Family Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #20633

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Seals 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 Seals Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1300997   (Name of Record: Seals Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Bledsoe
Lat: 35.7411788     Lon: -85.1766284   [Map]
Elev: 575         Map Name: Billingsley Gap

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Bledsoe County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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 '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 Seals Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7412, Longitude: -85.1766     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Seals 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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