Arrants Cemetery
Bluff City, Sullivan County

Cemetery: Arrants Cemetery
Sign: No
Street: 378-505 Mountain View Road
City: Bluff City (out of Piney Flats)
County: Sullivan
State: TN
Nation: USA
Zip: 37618
lat_ns: N
lat_h: 36
lat_mmss: 25 46
long_ew: W
long_h: 82
long_mmss: 17 15
Status: Abandoned
Size: Small
Directions: Beside Mt. View Rd, behind white concrete bldng, near silo. Right side of rd going west
Type: Road-public
Location: Rural
Terrain: Level
Watersource: No
Features: trees and gopher holes
Property: Private
Access: Open
Enclosure: Fence-Broken
Gate: None
Established: early 1800's
Gravestones: 25-30
Oldest: prob. 1813
Newest: 1937
Removed: Unknown
Relocated: No
Repairs: No
Methods: Adhesives
Restoration: No
Association: Unsure
Records: Unsure
Inventory: Yes
Availability: I have photos of most of the stones as of 2002.
Landscaping: No
Paths: No
Trees: Yes4
Crypts: No
Fencing: Yes
Brickwork: No
Ironwork: Yes
Sculpture: No
Fountains: No
Roads: No
Buildings: No
Cement: No
Granite: Yes
Marble: Unsure
Native: Unsure
Slate: Unsure
Others: Unsure
Wood: No
Materials: Unsure
Architectural: Unsure
Angels: Yes
Draperies: Unsure
Fraternal: Unsure
Hands: Yes
Lambs: Unsure
Monograms: Unsure
Plants: Yes
Photos: Unsure
Religious: Yes
Scrollwork: No
Urns: No
Carvings: Yes
Condition: Cemetery neglected
Unmarked: Yes
Broken: Yes
Toppled: Yes
Disintegrating: Yes
Buried: Yes
Weather: Unknown
Pollution: Unknown
Vandalized: No
Report: Yes
Overgrowth2: Graves-Disturbing
Overgrowth3: Gravestones-Disturbing
Overgrowth4: Gravestones-Damaging
GroundCover: Yes
Drainage: Good
Problem1: Encroachment
Problem2: Apathy
Owner: Cemetery
Use: Industrial
Bordering: Industrial
Change: Same
Reason: Roads
Visited: Unknown
Archeology: Unknown
Habitat: Yes
Contacted: Sheriff Wayne Anderson of Sullivan Co., Sheriff C. Henson of Carter Co., and Editor of Sullivan Co., Genealogical Society Journal.


Arrants, Crumley, Mottern, Roberts,


By the time I found it, it needed so much work I couldn't be of any use. The Woods family had done some clearing. Graves disappeared into sunken spaces. Lots of gopher holes destroying graves. Trees where bodies were buried.


Sheriff Wayne Anderson, 140 Blountville Byp, P O Box 589, Blountville, TN 37617. John C. Henson, Sheriff, 900 East Elk Avenue, Elizabethton TN 37643.

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Name: Patricia Arrants (a descendant)
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Date: 11/26/2005