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The location of Blackinton Cemetery









A visit to the Blackinton Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Blackinton Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Blackinton Cemetery (FAG ID #2347166)

The Massachusetts Historical Commission (MHC) has a MACRIS<2> database entry for the Blackinton Cemetery (MACRIS ID #NAM.801). Once on the MACRIS page, look for the dark blue INV icon on the line 'Inventory Number: NAM.801'. Click on this link to open a PDF document with more detailed information contained on scanned documents.

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 Blackinton Cemetery ...

The Blackinton Cemetery is located in Berkshire County. The county seat for Berkshire County is located in Pittsfield.

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

Lat:   42.7051°   (42° 42' 18")

Lon:   -73.1711°   (-73° 10' 15")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 33 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Blackinton Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Abbott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Blackinton Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<4>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2448431
 
Advent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Blackinton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #90747
 - Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System: MACRIS ID #NAM.800
 
Bellevue Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blackinton Cemetery
 - Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System: MACRIS ID #ADA.801
 
Beth Israel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Blackinton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2210307
 
Bloedel Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blackinton Cemetery
 
Clark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blackinton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2510407
 - Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System: MACRIS ID #CLA.801
 
Clarksburg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blackinton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #90882
 - Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System: MACRIS ID #CLA.803
 
Dunn - Ell Card Lot (VT)   [Map]
 - Located in Bennington County (VT)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blackinton Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2578713
 
Eastlawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Blackinton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #90936
 - Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System: MACRIS ID #WLL.804
 
Gardner Cemetery (VT)   [Map]
 - Located in Bennington County (VT)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blackinton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #104022
 
Gates Ave. Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blackinton Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2450354
 
Hillside Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Blackinton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #91099
 - Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System: MACRIS ID #NAM.804
 
Houghton Cemetery (VT)   [Map]
 - Located in Bennington County (VT)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blackinton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #104071
 
J. Wilcox Farm Cemetery (VT)   [Map]
 - Located in Bennington County (VT)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blackinton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2333360
 
Joseph Barber Farm Cemetery (VT)   [Map]
 - Located in Bennington County (VT)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blackinton Cemetery
 
Lovett Yard Cemetery (VT)   [Map]
 - Located in Bennington County (VT)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blackinton Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2170539
 
Maple Street Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blackinton Cemetery
 - Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System: MACRIS ID #ADA.803
 
Martin Tower Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blackinton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2388300
 
Millard Cemetery (VT)   [Map]
 - Located in Bennington County (VT)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blackinton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #104124
 
New Ashford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blackinton Cemetery
 
Oak Hill Cemetery (VT)   [Map]
 - Located in Bennington County (VT)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blackinton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #104160
 
Perry Thompson Farm Cemetery (VT)   [Map]
 - Located in Bennington County (VT)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Blackinton Cemetery
 
Pownal Center Cemetery (VT)   [Map]
 - Located in Bennington County (VT)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blackinton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2270174
 
Reuben Jepson Farm Cemetery (VT)   [Map]
 - Located in Bennington County (VT)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blackinton Cemetery
 
St. Josephs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blackinton Cemetery
 
St. Stanislaus Kostka Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blackinton Cemetery
 
School Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Blackinton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2358835
 
Sherman Yard Cemetery (VT)   [Map]
 - Located in Bennington County (VT)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blackinton Cemetery
 
Southlawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blackinton Cemetery
 - Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System: MACRIS ID #WLL.801
 
Southview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blackinton Cemetery
 
Towsley Cemetery (VT)   [Map]
 - Located in Bennington County (VT)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Blackinton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2279914
 
Westlawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blackinton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1627188
 - Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System: MACRIS ID #WLL.806
 
Williams College Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blackinton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #90887
 - Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System: MACRIS ID #WLL.805

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Blackinton Cemetery.

Adams   [Map]     Petersburgh (NY)   [Map]    
Arnoldville   [Map]     Pownal Center (VT)   [Map]    
Bennington (VT)   [Map]     Pownal (VT)   [Map]    
Bennington (VT)   [Map]     Readsboro (VT)   [Map]    
Berkshire   [Map]     Rowe   [Map]    
Berlin (NY)   [Map]     Savoy   [Map]    
Cheshire   [Map]     Stamford (VT)   [Map]    
Clarksburg   [Map]     Stamford (VT)   [Map]    
Drury   [Map]     Town Crest Village   [Map]    
Florida   [Map]     Williamstown   [Map]    
Hoosick (NY)   [Map]     Woodford Hollow (VT)   [Map]    
Monroe Bridge   [Map]     Woodford (VT)   [Map]    
North Adams   [Map]     Woodford (VT)   [Map]    
Old Bennington (VT)   [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 Blackinton Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Berkshire County.

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

Adams   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blackinton Cemetery
 
Hoosick   [Map]
 - Located in Rensselaer County (NY)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blackinton Cemetery
 
North Adams   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Blackinton Cemetery
 
Williamstown   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blackinton Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 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 Blackinton Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Massachusetts:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Berkshire County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Hartford County (CT):     Cyndi's
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Franklin County:     Cyndi's
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Hampden County:     Cyndi's
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Worcester County:     Cyndi's
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Greene County (NY):     Cyndi's
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Montgomery County (NY):     Cyndi's
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Rensselaer County (NY):     Cyndi's
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Saratoga County (NY):     Cyndi's
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Schenectady County (NY):     Cyndi's
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Warren County (NY):     Cyndi's
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Washington County (NY):     Cyndi's
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Bennington County (VT):     Cyndi's
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Franklin County (VT):     Cyndi's
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Rutland County (VT):     Cyndi's
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Windham County (VT):     Cyndi's
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Windsor County (VT):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Massachusetts:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Massachusetts,
Cemeteries of Berkshire County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Massachusetts
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Massachusetts
 
Find-A-Grave:   The Blackinton Cemetery (FAG ID #2347166)
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Massachusetts,
Cemeteries of Berkshire 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 Massachusetts

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Blackinton Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Blackinton Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Blackinton Cemetery elsewhere. 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 Blackinton Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1978650   (Name of Record: Blackington Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Berkshire
Lat: 42.705081     Lon: -73.1717721   [Map]
Elev: 200         Map Name: Williamstown

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2347166

Referenced MACRIS Record:  MACRIS ID #NAM.801

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The Massachusetts Historical Commission (MHC) has created and maintains a database of historic properties that is called MACRIS (for the Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System). More information about the MHC and MACRIS can be found on their website: mhc-macris.net.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Blackinton Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7051, Longitude: -73.1711     [Map].

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<4>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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