Death -- Cemetery Records

See: Carmack, Sharon DeBartolo.  Your guide to cemetery research.

Directory Listings
Tazewell County has approximately 900 cemeteries.  Directories for most of them have been compiled and printed. 

Printed Directories


Cemetery Listing
Tazewell County Historical Society volunteers compiled information on approximately 175 local cemeteries, detailing name, location and directions, surnames, range of dates of burial, and keyed entries to a topographical map.

The Kegley Library at Wytheville Community College holds WPA papers for southwest Virginia from Dickenson to Giles counties.  Among them is Martin, G. A. Epitaphs and sketches, Tazewell County.  Compiled in 1936, this may contain information which has  since been obliterated.

Online: Selected cemetery data for Tazewell County

  • Find A Grave
    Has data for about a third of Tazewell County cemeteries.  Information presented may include a list, sometimes partial, of interments, along with photographs, a map, directions.  Data for interments may include name, birth and death dates, tombstone inscription, photographs of tombstone and the individual, family relationships.  All of this information is contributed by volunteers, who add to the existing records on a continuing basis.
  • USGenWeb
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