A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Emery Estates, Tennessee
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Emery Estates.
This page contains seven sections:
Outdoor Activities ...
As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).
When in Emery Estates, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Emery Estates and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Emery Estates and surrounding area.
Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help amateurs find their way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website lists the visible planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their track across the sky.
To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass the location for Emery Estates. Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude for your actual position.
The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Emery Estates.
Bird Watching ...
We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website to find local sighting reports and hotspots.
The eBird website is organized on a county-by-county basis. We have selected Rutherford County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The Rutherford County sighting report from eBird.
Since Emery Estates is near Wilson County and also Cannon County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:
Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
The Waymark.com website, centered on Emery Estates.
How Far From Emery Estates to ...
We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Emery Estates to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Emery Estates and extending to:
Curious and Interesting Names Near Emery Estates ...
As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.
Notable Births & Deaths ...
This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.
Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Emery Estates. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.
Anne Bradshaw Clopton
Artist. She was born in Shelbyville (Tennessee) on Monday July 22, 1878 and died in Huntsville (Alabama) on Saturday February 4, 1956 at an age of 77. She was buried at Maple Hill Cemetery (Madison County, Alabama) [Map].
Emily Tennessee Donelson
Niece of Rachel Donelson - she acted as the de facto First Lady for Andrew Jackson during his Presidency (1829 - 1837). She was born in Donelson (Tennessee) on Monday June 1, 1807 and died in Nashville (Tennessee) on Monday December 19, 1836 at an age of 29.
7th President of the US (1829 - 1837). He was born in Waxhaw (North Carolina) on Sunday March 15, 1767 and died in Hermitage (Tennessee) on Sunday June 8, 1845 at an age of 78.
Daughter-in-law of Andrew Jackson - following the illness of Rachel Donelson Jackson, Sarah served as the de facto First Lady for Andrew Jackson during his Presidency (1829 - 1837). She was born in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Saturday July 16, 1803 and died in Hermitage (Tennessee) on Tueday August 23, 1887 at an age of 84.
James Robert 'Jim' Mitchell
Professional football. He was born in Shelbyville (Tennessee) on Sunday October 19, 1947 and died in Shelbyville (Tennessee) on Saturday October 20, 2007 at an age of 60. He was buried at Westview Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia) [Map].
Charlie Louvin (Born as Charles Elzer Loudermilk)
Singer, songwriter. He was born in Henagar (Alabama) on Thursday July 7, 1927 and died in Wartrace (Tennessee) on Wednesday January 26, 2011 at an age of 83. He was buried at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens (Davidson County, Tennessee) [Map].
George F. McCorkle
Musician. He was born in Chester (South Carolina) on Saturday October 11, 1947 and died in Lebanon (Tennessee) on Friday June 29, 2007 at an age of 59. He was buried at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens (Spartanburg County, South Carolina) [Map].
Sarah Polk (Born as Sara Childress)
Wife and First Lady to the Presidency of James Polk (1845 - 1849). She was born in Murfreesboro (Tennessee) on Sunday September 4, 1803 and died in Nashville (Tennessee) on Friday August 14, 1891 at an age of 87.
Leon Russell (Born as Claude Russell Bridges)
Musician, sognwriter, producer. He was born in Lawton (Oklahoma) on Thursday April 2, 1942 and died in Hermitage (Tennessee) on Sunday November 13, 2016 at an age of 74. He was buried at Memorial Park Cemetery (Tulsa County, Oklahoma) [Map].
Oscar James 'Jimmy' Stoneman
Musician. He was born in Washington, DC [Map] on Monday March 8, 1937 and died in Smyrna (Tennessee) on Sunday September 22, 2002 at an age of 65. He was buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery (Davidson County, Tennessee) [Map].
Van Haden Stoneman
Musician. He was born in Washington, DC [Map] on Tueday December 31, 1940 and died in Murfreesboro (Tennessee) on Saturday June 3, 1995 at an age of 54. He was buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery (Davidson County, Tennessee) [Map].
Bobby Thompson (Robert Clark Thompson)
Musician. He was born in Spartanburg (South Carolina) on Monday July 5, 1937 and died in Franklin (Tennessee) on Wednesday May 18, 2005 at an age of 67. He was buried at Willow Grove Cemetery (Trousdale County, Tennessee) [Map].
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Emery Estates. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Rutherford County: www.rutherfordcounty.org/
The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/
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This page was last modified: 28 Oct 2019