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Profile for the St. Lukes Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Saint Lukes 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 seven sections:

The Location of the St. Lukes Cemetery...

The St. Lukes 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 St. Lukes Cemetery

Lat:   39.3740°   (39° 22' 26")

Lon:   -77.6667°   (-77° 40' 0")

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

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the St. Lukes Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  St. Lukes Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

Boonsboro   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the North (N) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 
Brunswick   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 - Located in Frederick County
 
Harpers Ferry   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County (WV)
 
Keedysville   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 
Myersville   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 - Located in Frederick County
 
Sharpsburg   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 
Shepherdstown   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County (WV)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 44 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the St. Lukes Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

AME Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 - Located in Loudoun County (VA)
 
Antietam National Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 - Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties: MIHP ID #WA-II-356<4>
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 
Bolivar Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County (WV)
 
Boonsboro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 - Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties: MIHP ID #WA-II-977
 
Buckles - Reverend Black Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County (WV)
 
Burkittsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 - Located in Frederick County
 
Chestnut Hill Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County (WV)
 
Church of God Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 - Located in Frederick County
 
Ebenezer Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 - Located in Loudoun County (VA)
 
Elk Branch Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County (WV)
 
Elmwood Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County (WV)
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 
First Methodist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 
Harper Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County (WV)
 
Jefferson Reformed Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 - Located in Frederick County
 
Jefferson Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 - Located in Frederick County
 
Lovettsville Union Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 - Located in Loudoun County (VA)
 
Middletown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 - Located in Frederick County
 
Mt. Briar Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 
Mt. Carmel Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 
Mt. Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 - Located in Frederick County
 
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 
Mt. Olivet Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 - Located in Loudoun County (VA)
 
Mt. Tabor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 - Located in Frederick County
 
Mountain View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 
Mumma Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 
Old Lovettsville Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 - Located in Loudoun County (VA)
 
Old Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 - Located in Frederick County
 
Old Reformed Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 - Located in Frederick County
 
Park Heights Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 - Located in Frederick County
 
Pleasant View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 - Located in Frederick County
 
Reformed Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 
Reformed Graveyard (WV)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County (WV)
 
Rohersville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 
St. James Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County (WV)
 
St. James Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 - Located in Loudoun County (VA)
 
St. Marks Apostolic Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 - Located in Frederick County
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #81532<5>
 
St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 - Located in Frederick County
 
Shepherds Graveyard (WV)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County (WV)
 
Silver Grove Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County (WV)
 
Uvilla Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County (WV)
 
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the St. Lukes Cemetery
 - Located in Frederick County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the St. Lukes Cemetery.

Adamstown Village   [Map]Burkittsville   [Map]Middletown   [Map]
Bardane (WV)   [Map]Eakles Mills   [Map]Myersville   [Map]
Bolington (VA)   [Map]Harpers Ferry (WV)   [Map]Point-of-Rocks   [Map]
Bolivar (WV)   [Map]Jefferson   [Map]Potomac Village   [Map]
Boonsboro   [Map]Keedysville   [Map]Rohrersville   [Map]
Boss Arnold Village   [Map]Knoxville   [Map]Rosemont   [Map]
Braddock Heights   [Map]Lovettsville (VA)   [Map]Sharpsburg   [Map]
Brownsville   [Map]Lower Town (WV)   [Map]Shepherdstown (WV)   [Map]
Brunswick   [Map]Manor 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 start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 St. Lukes 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    
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    
York County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Alexandria City (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
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 St. Lukes 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 St. Lukes Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1714175   (Name of Record: Saint Lukes Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Washington
Lat: 39.3739897     Lon: -77.6666577   [Map]
Elev: 176         Map Name: Harpers Ferry

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Washington County: www.washco-md.net/

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: 39.3740, Longitude: -77.6667     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the St. Lukes Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for St. Lukes 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 starting 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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<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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