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(Garrett County, Maryland)


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Profile for the Lake Ford United Methodist Church Cemetery ...

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.

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The Location of the Lake Ford United Methodist Church Cemetery...

The Lake Ford United Methodist Church 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 Lake Ford United Methodist Church Cemetery

Lat:   39.5279°   (39° 31' 40")

Lon:   -79.4789°   (-79° 28' 44")

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Lake Ford United Methodist Church 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 Lake Ford United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Brandonville   [Map]
 - Located in Preston County (WV)
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the Northwest (NW) of the Lake Ford United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Kingwood   [Map]
 - Located in Preston County (WV)
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lake Ford United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Oakland   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lake Ford United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Terra Alta   [Map]
 - Located in Preston County (WV)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lake Ford United Methodist Church Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 22 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Lake Ford United Methodist Church Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Albright - St. Joe Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Preston County (WV)
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lake Ford United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Ashby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Lake Ford United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Beech Run Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Preston County (WV)
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Lake Ford United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Blooming Rose Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lake Ford United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Deep Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Lake Ford United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Deer Park Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lake Ford United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Emberson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lake Ford United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Ferndale Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lake Ford United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Glendale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Lake Ford United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Hoyes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lake Ford United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Lenox Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Preston County (WV)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lake Ford United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Preston County (WV)
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Lake Ford United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Mt. Moriah Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Preston County (WV)
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lake Ford United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Oakland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lake Ford United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Parnell Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Preston County (WV)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lake Ford United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Sand Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Lake Ford United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Sang Run Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lake Ford United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Savage Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Preston County (WV)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Lake Ford United Methodist Church Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<2>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2611216<3>
 
Sisler Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Preston County (WV)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Lake Ford United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Steel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lake Ford United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Tatlor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lake Ford United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Webb Chapel Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Preston County (WV)
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Lake Ford United Methodist Church Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Lake Ford United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Accident   [Map]Friendsville   [Map]Oakland   [Map]
Addison (PA)   [Map]Heathers Run (WV)   [Map]Red House   [Map]
Albright (WV)   [Map]Kingwood (WV)   [Map]Reedsville (WV)   [Map]
Aurora (WV)   [Map]Loch Lynn Heights   [Map]Rowlesburg (WV)   [Map]
Bittinger   [Map]Markleysburg (PA)   [Map]Swanton   [Map]
Brandonville (WV)   [Map]Masontown (WV)   [Map]Terra Alta (WV)   [Map]
Bruceton Mills (WV)   [Map]McHenry   [Map]Tunnelton (WV)   [Map]
Deer Park   [Map]Mountain Lake Park   [Map]Ursina (PA)   [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 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 Lake Ford United Methodist Church 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    
Washington County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Westmoreland County (PA):       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    
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    
Wetzel 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 Lake Ford United Methodist Church 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 Lake Ford United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1711079   (Name of Record: Lake Ford Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Garrett
Lat: 39.5278672     Lon: -79.4789336   [Map]
Elev: 783         Map Name: Sang Run

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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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in . 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 Lake Ford United Methodist Church Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5279, Longitude: -79.4789     [Map].

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<2>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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<3>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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