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The location of Slave Cemetery









A visit to the Slave Cemetery ...

The location of the Slave 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 Slave Cemetery ...

The Slave Cemetery is located in Blount County. The county seat for Blount County is located in Maryville.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Slave Cemetery

Lat:   35.8243°   (35° 49' 27")

Lon:   -83.8768°   (-83° 52' 36")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 53 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Slave Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Ballards Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Knox County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Knox County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Cedar Grove Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Cedar Lawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Centennial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Clarks Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Cold Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Cruze Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Knox County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Knox County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Slave Cemetery
 
East Maryville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Edington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Edington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Ellejoy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Eusebia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Grandview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Slave Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #12546<3>
 
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Harris Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Knox County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Headrick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Hendron's United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Knox County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Holly Hills Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Knox County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Keebles Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Kirby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Logans Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Slave Cemetery
 
McCall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Knox County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Slave Cemetery
 
McCammon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Knox County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Meridian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Knox County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Mt. Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Knox County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Slave Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #15979
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Nails Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Neubert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Knox County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Oak View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Old Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Old Mt. Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Piney Level Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Rhea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Knox County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Rocky Branch Holiness Church of God Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Rocky Branch MB Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Russell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Sherwood Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Tipton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Slave Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #19408
 
Union Temple Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Vineyard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Wesley Ann Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Wilder Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Slave Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Slave Cemetery.

Alcoa   [Map]     Marble City   [Map]    
Big Springs   [Map]     Maryville   [Map]    
Binfield   [Map]     Oak City   [Map]    
Chelsey Village   [Map]     Park City   [Map]    
Colonial Village   [Map]     Peters Mill   [Map]    
Concord   [Map]     Red Bank   [Map]    
Dupont   [Map]     Rockford   [Map]    
Eagleton Village   [Map]     Seymour   [Map]    
Fountain City   [Map]     Townsend   [Map]    
Friendsville   [Map]     Wear Valley   [Map]    
Happy Valley   [Map]     Whites Village   [Map]    
Knoxville   [Map]     Wildwood   [Map]    
Louisville   [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 Slave Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Blount County.

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

Fountain City   [Map]
 - Located in Knox County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Knoxville   [Map]
 - Located in Knox County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Maryville   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Slave Cemetery
 
Seymour   [Map]
 - Located in Sevier County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Slave 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 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 Slave Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Blount County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

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

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Blount County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Tennessee
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Tennessee
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Blount 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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Slave 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 Slave Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1308020   (Name of Record: Slave Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Blount
Lat: 35.8242511     Lon: -83.8768457   [Map]
Elev: 276         Map Name: Maryville

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Blount County: www.korrnet.org/blountco/

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' (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 Slave Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8243, Longitude: -83.8768     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Slave 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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