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The location of Wilson Cemetery









A visit to the Wilson Cemetery ...

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 Wilson Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Wilson Cemetery (FAG ID #20445)

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 seven sections:

The Location of the Wilson Cemetery ...

The Wilson Cemetery is located in Carter County.

The county seat for Carter County is located in Elizabethton. Elizabethton lies just to the west southwest of the Wilson Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   36.3908°   (36° 23' 26")

Lon:   -82.1339°   (-82° 8' 2")

Establishment of the Wilson Cemetery ...

The Wilson Cemetery was established in 1926.

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Wilson Cemetery.

Austin Village   [Map]     Mount Gilead (NC)   [Map]    
Beechnut City   [Map]     North Johnson City   [Map]    
Biltmore   [Map]     Oak Grove   [Map]    
Blountville   [Map]     Oakland Village   [Map]    
Bluff City   [Map]     Pine Crest   [Map]    
Bristol   [Map]     Roan Mountain   [Map]    
Buladeen   [Map]     South Gate Village   [Map]    
Cedar Grove   [Map]     Tolley Town   [Map]    
Central   [Map]     Unicoi   [Map]    
Elizabethton   [Map]     Walnut Hill   [Map]    
Forest Hills   [Map]     Watauga   [Map]    
Hunter   [Map]     Whaley (NC)   [Map]    
Johnson City   [Map]     Whispering Pines   [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 Wilson 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 Wilson Cemetery.

Blountville   [Map]
 - Located in Sullivan County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Bluff City   [Map]
 - Located in Sullivan County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Bristol   [Map]
 - Located in Sullivan County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Elizabethton   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Johnson City   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Wilson Cemetery

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 either 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 Wilson 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:

Alleghany County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Ashe County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Madison County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Mitchell County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Watauga County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Hancock County:     Cyndi's
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Hawkins County:     Cyndi's
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Johnson County:     Cyndi's
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Sullivan County:     Cyndi's
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Unicoi County:     Cyndi's
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Washington County:     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:   The Wilson Cemetery (FAG ID #20445)
 
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 74 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Wilson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Arney Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bowers Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bowers Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bowers Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bowers Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south (S) of the Wilson Cemetery

Bradley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Buckles Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east southeast (ESE) of the Wilson Cemetery

Butler Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Campbell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Campbell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Carter Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Wilson Cemetery

Chambers Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cochran Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Colbaugh Cemetery   [Map]

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

Crow Cemetery   [Map]

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

Crumley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Sullivan County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Wilson Cemetery

Deloach Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ellis Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ellis Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Wilson Cemetery

Estep Cemetery   [Map]

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

Estep Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west (W) of the Wilson Cemetery

Fitzsimmons Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Wilson Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<3>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2372847

Forbes Cemetery   [Map]

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

Fulkerson & Glover Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Wilson Cemetery

Goodwin Cemetery   [Map]

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

Green - Hill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Griffith Cemetery   [Map]

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

Grindstaff Cemetery   [Map]

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

Grindstaff Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hamby Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hardin Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hathaway Cemetery   [Map]

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

Heaton Cemetery   [Map]

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

Highland Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hopkins Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Sullivan County

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

Hurley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2550734

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Jones Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Sullivan County

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

Kitzmiller Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the southwest (SW) of the Wilson Cemetery

Ledford Cemetery   [Map]

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

Little Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lyons Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west (W) of the Wilson Cemetery

Lyons Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west (W) of the Wilson Cemetery

Marklin Cemetery   [Map]

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

Matherly Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Miller Cemetery   [Map]

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

Miller Cemetery   [Map]

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

Morrell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west southwest (WSW) of the Wilson Cemetery

Morris Cemetery   [Map]

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

Morton Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mottern Cemetery   [Map]

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

Nave Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #16175

Nave Cemetery   [Map]

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

New Slagle Cemetery   [Map]

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

Newton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Wilson Cemetery

Old Slagle Cemetery   [Map]

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

Peters Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pierce Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pierce Cemetery   [Map]

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

Range Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west (W) of the Wilson Cemetery

Reynolds Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ritchie Cemetery   [Map]

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

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

Stover Cemetery   [Map]

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

Teague Cemetery   [Map]

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

Treadway Cemetery   [Map]

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

Van Huss Cemetery   [Map]

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

Van Over Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Sullivan County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Wilson Cemetery

Vanover Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Sullivan County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Wilson Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #19675

Vaughn Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Wilson Cemetery

Watson Family Cemetery   [Map]

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

Webb Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Sullivan County

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

Williams Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Wilson Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Wilson Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Wilson Cemetery 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 Wilson Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1327402   (Name of Record: Wilson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Carter
Lat: 36.3906668     Lon: -82.1337393   [Map]
Elev: 525         Map Name: Keenburg

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #20445

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Tennessee

About Carter County

About Tennessee

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.
<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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Wilson Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3908, Longitude: -82.1339     [Map].
<3>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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