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The location of Brown Cemetery









A visit to the Brown Cemetery ...

The location of the Brown 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 Brown Cemetery ...

The Brown Cemetery is located in Smyth County. The county seat for Smyth County is located in Marion.

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

Lat:   36.9079°   (36° 54' 28")

Lon:   -81.7012°   (-81° 42' 4")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 39 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Brown Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Allison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Barns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tazewell County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Blevins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Buchanan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Buchanan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Burnop Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Campbell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Crabtree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tazewell County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Doane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Elizabeth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Fullen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Gollehon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Harper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Holmes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tazewell County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Humphrey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Keister Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tazewell County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Kell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
McAllister Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
McCready Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
McCreadys Gap Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Middle Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Montgomery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Orr Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Osborne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tazewell County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Parker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Peak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Poore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Roberts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tazewell County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Ward Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tazewell County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Whitely Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Brown Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Brown Cemetery.

Adwolf   [Map]     Glade Spring   [Map]    
Allison Gap   [Map]     Honaker   [Map]    
Atkins   [Map]     Lowland   [Map]    
Cardwell Town   [Map]     Marion   [Map]    
Cedar Bluff   [Map]     Mount Carmel   [Map]    
Chilhowie   [Map]     Raven   [Map]    
Claypool Hill   [Map]     Richlands   [Map]    
Damascus   [Map]     Saltville   [Map]    
Dunford Village   [Map]     Sugar Grove   [Map]    
Dye   [Map]     Tazewell   [Map]    
Fleet   [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 Brown Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Smyth County.

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

Abingdon   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Damascus   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Glade Spring   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Honaker   [Map]
 - Located in Russell County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Lebanon   [Map]
 - Located in Russell County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Marion   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Richlands   [Map]
 - Located in Tazewell County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Saltville   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Tazewell   [Map]
 - Located in Tazewell County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brown 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 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 - you should note 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 Brown Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Smyth County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Pike County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Alleghany County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Watauga County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Wilkes County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Carroll County:     Cyndi's
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Dickenson County:     Cyndi's
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Galax City:     Cyndi's
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Giles County:     Cyndi's
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Grayson County:     Cyndi's
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Russell County:     Cyndi's
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Scott County:     Cyndi's
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Tazewell County:     Cyndi's
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Washington 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 Smyth County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Virginia
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Virginia
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Virginia,
Cemeteries of Smyth 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 Virginia

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Brown 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 Brown Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1482029   (Name of Record: Brown Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Smyth
Lat: 36.9078925     Lon: -81.7012283   [Map]
Elev: 543         Map Name: Broadford

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Smyth County: www.smythcounty.org/

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' (or 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 Brown Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.9079, Longitude: -81.7012     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Brown Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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