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The location of Rohersville Cemetery

 
 

Profile for the Rohersville Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Rohersville 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.

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The Location of the Rohersville Cemetery...

The Rohersville Cemetery is located in Washington County. The county seat for Washington County is located in Hagerstown.

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

Lat:   39.4334°   (39° 26' 0")

Lon:   -77.6617°   (-77° 39' 42")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Rohersville 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 Rohersville Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Washington County.

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

Boonsboro   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the North (N) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 
Brunswick   [Map]
 - Located in Frederick County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 
Harpers Ferry   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County (WV)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 
Keedysville   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 
Myersville   [Map]
 - Located in Frederick County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 
Sharpsburg   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 
Shepherdstown   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County (WV)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Rohersville Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 35 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Rohersville Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antietam National Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 - Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties: MIHP ID #WA-II-356<4>
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 
Boonsboro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 - Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties: MIHP ID #WA-II-977
 
Brownsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 
Brownsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #689362<5>
 
Buckles - Reverend Black Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County (WV)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 
Burkittsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Frederick County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 
Church of God Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Frederick County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 
First Methodist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 
Harmony Brethren Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Frederick County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 
Jerusalem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Frederick County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 
Manor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 
Middletown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Frederick County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 
Mt. Briar Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 
Mt. Carmel Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 
Mt. Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Frederick County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 
Mt. Tabor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Frederick County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 
Mountain View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 
Mumma Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 
Myersville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Frederick County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 
Myersville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Frederick County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 
Old Reformed Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Frederick County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 
Pleasant View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Frederick County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 
Reformed Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 
Reformed Graveyard (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County (WV)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 
St. Lukes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 
St. Marks Apostolic Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Frederick County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #81532
 
St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Frederick County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 
Shepherds Graveyard (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County (WV)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 
Trinity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Rohersville Cemetery
 
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Frederick County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Rohersville Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Rohersville Cemetery.

Bolivar (WV)   [Map]Fairplay   [Map]Rohrersville   [Map]
Boonsboro   [Map]Harpers Ferry (WV)   [Map]Rosemont   [Map]
Boss Arnold Village   [Map]Jefferson   [Map]Saint James Village   [Map]
Braddock Heights   [Map]Keedysville   [Map]Saint James   [Map]
Breathedsville   [Map]Knoxville   [Map]San Mar   [Map]
Brownsville   [Map]Lower Town (WV)   [Map]Scrabble (WV)   [Map]
Brunswick   [Map]Middletown   [Map]Sharpsburg   [Map]
Burkittsville   [Map]Mount Lena   [Map]Shepherdstown (WV)   [Map]
Eakles Mills   [Map]Myersville   [Map]Woodlawn Village   [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 visit 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 Rohersville Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Maryland:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Washington County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Allegany County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Anne Arundel County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Baltimore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Frederick County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Howard County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Prince George's County:       Cyndi's List          
Adams County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bedford County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cumberland County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fulton County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Huntingdon County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
York County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Arlington County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clarke County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fairfax City (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Fairfax County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Falls Church City (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Fauquier County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Frederick County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Loudoun County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Manassas City (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Prince William County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rappahannock 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    
Hampshire County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Maryland:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1714168   (Name of Record: Rohersville Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Washington
Lat: 39.4334336     Lon: -77.6616575   [Map]
Elev: 190         Map Name: Keedysville

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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: 39.4334, Longitude: -77.6617     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Rohersville Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Rohersville 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 'point-to-point' 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.

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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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<5>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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