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(Garrett County, Maryland)


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Profile for the Gnegy Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

The Maryland Historical Trust (MHT) has an MIHP<1> database entry for the Gnegy Cemetery (MIHP ID #G-V-A-013).

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 Gnegy Cemetery...

The Gnegy 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 Gnegy Cemetery

Lat:   39.2770°   (39° 16' 37")

Lon:   -79.4863°   (-79° 29' 10")

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Gnegy 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 Gnegy Cemetery.

Davis   [Map]
 - Located in Tucker County (WV)
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the South (S) of the Gnegy Cemetery
 
Elk Garden   [Map]
 - Located in Mineral County (WV)
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gnegy Cemetery
 
Kingwood   [Map]
 - Located in Preston County (WV)
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Gnegy Cemetery
 
Oakland   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gnegy Cemetery
 
Parsons   [Map]
 - Located in Tucker County (WV)
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gnegy Cemetery
 
Terra Alta   [Map]
 - Located in Preston County (WV)
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gnegy Cemetery
 
Thomas   [Map]
 - Located in Tucker County (WV)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Gnegy Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 15 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Gnegy 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 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gnegy Cemetery
 
Ashby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Gnegy Cemetery
 
Bayard Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Grant County (WV)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Gnegy Cemetery
 
Beachy Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Preston County (WV)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Gnegy Cemetery
 
Beckman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gnegy Cemetery
 
Belleview Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Preston County (WV)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Gnegy Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Gnegy Cemetery
 
Fike / Wolfe Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gnegy Cemetery
 
Gortner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gnegy Cemetery
 
Kight Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Preston County (WV)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Gnegy Cemetery
 
Maple Spring Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Preston County (WV)
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gnegy Cemetery
 
Moreland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Gnegy Cemetery
 
Nine Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Gnegy Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gnegy Cemetery
 
Red House Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gnegy Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Gnegy Cemetery.

Albright (WV)   [Map]Hartmansville (WV)   [Map]Oakland   [Map]
Aurora (WV)   [Map]Heathers Run (WV)   [Map]Parsons (WV)   [Map]
Bayard (WV)   [Map]Hendricks (WV)   [Map]Red House   [Map]
Canaan Valley (WV)   [Map]Kingwood (WV)   [Map]Rowlesburg (WV)   [Map]
Davis (WV)   [Map]Kitzmiller   [Map]Sulphur City (WV)   [Map]
Deer Park   [Map]Loch Lynn Heights   [Map]Swanton   [Map]
Elk Garden (WV)   [Map]McHenry   [Map]Terra Alta (WV)   [Map]
Hambleton (WV)   [Map]Mountain Lake Park   [Map]Thomas (WV)   [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 begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These 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 it should be mentioned 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 Gnegy 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    
Rockingham County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shenandoah 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    
Lewis 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 Gnegy 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 Gnegy Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1711138   (Name of Record: Gnegy Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Garrett
Lat: 39.2770494     Lon: -79.4861634   [Map]
Elev: 775         Map Name: Table Rock

Referenced MIHP Record:  MIHP ID #G-V-A-013

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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 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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Gnegy Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2770, Longitude: -79.4863     [Map].

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