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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 Dawson Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Dawson Cemetery (FAG ID #2204731)

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.

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The Location of the Dawson Cemetery...

The Dawson Cemetery is located in Allegany County. The county seat for Allegany County is located in Cumberland.

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

Lat:   39.4740°   (39° 28' 26")

Lon:   -78.9457°   (-78° 56' 44")

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Elk Garden   [Map]
 - Located in Mineral County (WV)
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Frostburg   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Keyser   [Map]
 - Located in Mineral County (WV)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Lonaconing   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Romney   [Map]
 - Located in Hampshire County (WV)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Dawson Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 50 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Dawson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Arnold Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mineral County (WV)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Baker Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mineral County (WV)
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Barlett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Beeman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Bloomington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Garrett County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Cabin Run Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mineral County (WV)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Culp Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mineral County (WV)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Dayton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Dawson Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #80885
 
Dayton Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mineral County (WV)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Delawder Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mineral County (WV)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Duckworth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Dawson Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2399183
 
Duling Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mineral County (WV)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Eusiva Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mineral County (WV)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Gerstell Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mineral County (WV)
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Green Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mineral County (WV)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Greenwall Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mineral County (WV)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Headsville Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mineral County (WV)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Hutson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Dawson Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2405526
 
Leatherman Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mineral County (WV)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Ludwick Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mineral County (WV)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Mead Chapel Biser Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mineral County (WV)
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Meadow View Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mineral County (WV)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Dawson Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2308385
 
Miller McCarty Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mineral County (WV)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Mineral Baptist Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mineral County (WV)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Morrison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Moscow Mills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mineral County (WV)
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Old Coney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Dawson Cemetery
 - Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties: MIHP ID #AL-VI-B-239<4>
 
Old St. Peter's Catholic   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Dawson Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2395560
 
Potomac Memorial Gardens (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mineral County (WV)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Queens Point Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mineral County (WV)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Rawlings Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mineral County (WV)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Reece Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mineral County (WV)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Reeves Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mineral County (WV)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
St. Gabriels Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
St. Marys Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mineral County (WV)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
St. Peters Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Dawson Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2243559
 
Staggs Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mineral County (WV)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Sulter Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mineral County (WV)
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Thomas Family Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mineral County (WV)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Thrush Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mineral County (WV)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Thrush Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mineral County (WV)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Umstot Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mineral County (WV)
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Urice & Kerns Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mineral County (WV)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Van Meter Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mineral County (WV)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Walden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Dawson Cemetery
 
Waxler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Dawson Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Dawson Cemetery.

Barton   [Map]Keyser (WV)   [Map]Piedmont (WV)   [Map]
Bloomington   [Map]Kitzmiller   [Map]Pinto   [Map]
Burlington (WV)   [Map]Loarville   [Map]Rawlings   [Map]
Carpendale (WV)   [Map]Lonaconing   [Map]Ritters (WV)   [Map]
Eckhart Mines   [Map]Luke   [Map]Romney (WV)   [Map]
Elk Garden (WV)   [Map]Midland   [Map]Spring Gap   [Map]
Fort Ashby (WV)   [Map]Midlothian   [Map]Sulphur City (WV)   [Map]
Frostburg   [Map]New Creek (WV)   [Map]Westernport   [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 first turn to 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 - 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 Dawson Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Maryland:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Allegany County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Garrett County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington 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    
Fulton 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    
Frederick County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rockingham County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shenandoah County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Warren County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Winchester City (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Berkeley 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    
Jefferson 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    
Morgan 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    
Tucker County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Maryland:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Maryland,     of Allegany County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Maryland
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Maryland
Find-A-Grave:     The Dawson Cemetery (FAG ID #2204731)
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Maryland

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 Dawson Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2204731

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Allegany County: www.gov.allconet.org/

The official website for State of Maryland: www.maryland.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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Dawson Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4740, Longitude: -78.9457     [Map].

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<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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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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