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The location of Ball Cemetery









A visit to the Ball Cemetery ...

The location of the Ball 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 Ball Cemetery ...

The Ball Cemetery is located in Lee County. The county seat for Lee County is located in Jonesville.

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

Lat:   36.6345°   (36° 38' 4")

Lon:   -83.4644°   (-83° 27' 51")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 66 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Ball Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Arnold Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Bales Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Breeding Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hancock County (TN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Brittain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Brittian Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Claiborne County (TN)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Brooks Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Claiborne County (TN)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Brooks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Brooks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Brooks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Buchanan Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Claiborne County (TN)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Chadwell Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Claiborne County (TN)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Chadwell Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Claiborne County (TN)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Chadwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Chances Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Clarkson Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hancock County (TN)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Colson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Cosby Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Claiborne County (TN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Cosby Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Claiborne County (TN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Crockett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Dillman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Dixon Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Claiborne County (TN)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Ealy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ball Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 
Edd Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hancock County (TN)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Edds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Ely Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Ensor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Estep Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Fugate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Gibson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Gibson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Gibson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Hammock Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Claiborne County (TN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Harkins Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hancock County (TN)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Hensley Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Bell County (KY)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Kelly Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Claiborne County (TN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Lemarr Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hancock County (TN)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Liford Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Claiborne County (TN)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Littrell Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Claiborne County (TN)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Manning Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hancock County (TN)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Martin Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Claiborne County (TN)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Ball Cemetery
 
McLin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Monday Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hancock County (TN)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Montgomery Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hancock County (TN)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Claiborne County (TN)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Overton Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hancock County (TN)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Overton Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hancock County (TN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Owen Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hancock County (TN)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Pace Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Claiborne County (TN)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Pace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Parkey Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hancock County (TN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Pillion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Richmond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Rosenbalm Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hancock County (TN)
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Rowland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Shackelford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Sproles Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Claiborne County (TN)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Stanley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Suber Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hancock County (TN)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Wares Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Bell County (KY)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Wolfenbarger Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hancock County (TN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Yeary - Brooks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ball Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2540592<4>
 
Yeary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ball Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Ball Cemetery.

Arjay (KY)   [Map]     New Tazewell (TN)   [Map]    
Calvin (KY)   [Map]     Pathfork (KY)   [Map]    
Caney Valley (TN)   [Map]     Pineville (KY)   [Map]    
Coldiron (KY)   [Map]     Rose Hill   [Map]    
Cumberland Gap (TN)   [Map]     Shawanee (TN)   [Map]    
Dorton Branch (KY)   [Map]     Sneedville (TN)   [Map]    
Ewing   [Map]     South Wallins (KY)   [Map]    
Harrogate (TN)   [Map]     Stoney Fork (KY)   [Map]    
Jenson (KY)   [Map]     Straight Creek (KY)   [Map]    
Kettle Island (KY)   [Map]     Tacky Town (KY)   [Map]    
Mary Alice (KY)   [Map]     Tazewell (TN)   [Map]    
Middlesboro (KY)   [Map]     Varilla (KY)   [Map]    
Miracle (KY)   [Map]     Wallins Creek (KY)   [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 Ball Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Lee County.

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

Cumberland Gap   [Map]
 - Located in Claiborne County (TN)
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Middlesboro   [Map]
 - Located in Bell County (KY)
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of the Ball Cemetery
 
New Tazewell   [Map]
 - Located in Claiborne County (TN)
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Pineville   [Map]
 - Located in Bell County (KY)
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Sneedville   [Map]
 - Located in Hancock County (TN)
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Tazewell   [Map]
 - Located in Claiborne County (TN)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ball Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 Ball Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lee County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Barren County (KY):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bell County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Breathitt County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Clay County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Harlan County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Jackson County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Knott County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Knox County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Laurel County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Leslie County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Letcher County (KY):     Cyndi's
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McCreary County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Owsley County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Perry County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Whitley County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Anderson County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Campbell County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Claiborne County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Cocke County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Grainger County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Greene County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Hamblen County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Hancock County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Hawkins County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Jefferson County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Knox County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Scott County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Sevier County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Sullivan County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Union County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Washington County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Lancaster County:     Cyndi's
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Scott County:     Cyndi's
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Wise County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

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

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 Virginia

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Ball 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 Ball Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1462724   (Name of Record: Ball Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lee
Lat: 36.6345298     Lon: -83.4643532   [Map]
Elev: 439         Map Name: Ewing

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.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' 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 Ball Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6345, Longitude: -83.4644     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Ball Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. 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 gone without an obvious trace.

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<4>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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