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(Garrett County, Maryland)


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The location of Ashby Cemetery

 
 

Profile for the Ashby Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Ashby Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

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 Ashby Cemetery...

The Ashby Cemetery is located in Garrett County. The county seat for Garrett County is located in Oakland.

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

Lat:   39.3776°   (39° 22' 39")

Lon:   -79.4748°   (-79° 28' 29")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Ashby Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Ashby Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Garrett County.

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

Davis   [Map]
 - Located in Tucker County (WV)
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the South (S) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
Elk Garden   [Map]
 - Located in Mineral County (WV)
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
Kingwood   [Map]
 - Located in Preston County (WV)
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
Newburg   [Map]
 - Located in Preston County (WV)
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
Oakland   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
Terra Alta   [Map]
 - Located in Preston County (WV)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
Thomas   [Map]
 - Located in Tucker County (WV)
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of the Ashby Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 27 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Ashby Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Accident Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Preston County (WV)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
Beachy Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Preston County (WV)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
Beckman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
Belleview Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Preston County (WV)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
Chisholm - Nydegger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
Deer Park Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
Ferndale Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
Fike / Wolfe Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
Gnegy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Ashby Cemetery
 - Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties: MIHP ID #G-V-A-013<4>
 
Gortner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
Harvey - Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
Lish Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
Maple Spring Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Preston County (WV)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
Mayle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
Moreland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
Nine Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
Oakland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
Red House Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
Tatlor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
Upole Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
Wesley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
Wonderly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Ashby Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Ashby Cemetery.

Albright (WV)   [Map]Heathers Run (WV)   [Map]Red House   [Map]
Aurora (WV)   [Map]Kingwood (WV)   [Map]Rowlesburg (WV)   [Map]
Bayard (WV)   [Map]Kitzmiller   [Map]Swanton   [Map]
Davis (WV)   [Map]Loch Lynn Heights   [Map]Terra Alta (WV)   [Map]
Deer Park   [Map]McHenry   [Map]Thomas (WV)   [Map]
Elk Garden (WV)   [Map]Mountain Lake Park   [Map]Tunnelton (WV)   [Map]
Hartmansville (WV)   [Map]Oakland   [Map] 

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 - 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 Ashby Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Maryland:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Garrett County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Allegany County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bedford County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Somerset County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Westmoreland County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rockingham County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Barbour County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Grant County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hampshire County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hardy County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harrison County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mineral County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monongalia County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pendleton County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Preston County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Taylor County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tucker County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Upshur County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Maryland:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Maryland,     of Garrett County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Maryland
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Maryland
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Maryland,     of Garrett 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 Maryland

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Ashby 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 Ashby Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #582939   (Name of Record: Ashby Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Garrett
Lat: 39.3775986     Lon: -79.474771   [Map]
Elev: 789         Map Name: Oakland

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Garrett County: www.co.garrett.md.us/

The official website for State of Maryland: www.maryland.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3776, Longitude: -79.4748     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Ashby Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Ashby Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>This 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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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<4>The Maryland Historical Trust (MHT) has created and maintains a database of historic properties that is called MIHP (for the Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties). More information about the MHT and MIHP can be found on their website: mht.maryland.gov.

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