TNGenWeb Cemetery Now Includes Maps

One of the TNGenWeb projects is our Cemetery Database, administered by Jerry Butler, with lots of great assistance from many volunteers.  The Cemetery Database provides our researchers with a way to search and browse burial listings from across the state.

Recently, Jerry has added a Maps feature that lets you see the location of cemeteries in any given county overlaid on a Google Map.  Here is an example from Henderson County:

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 Selecting a cemetery name from the sidebar, or clicking on any red marker, will show you details about the cemetery.

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 You can then click to see directions, more info (including list of names of those interred there, when applicable) and zoom in further on the map to see better location details.

Cemetery maps can be accessed via the top right corner of any county’s page in the Cemetery Database.

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The geographic information for the cemeteries comes from the US Geographic Names Information System and is not perfect.  If you have information to share on cemeteries to include, please do let Jerry know; his contact details are available on the site.   Thank you Jerry for helping make the Cemetery Database even more useful.

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