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The location of Wesley Cemetery









A visit to the Wesley Cemetery ...

The location of the Wesley Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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 six sections:

The Location of the Wesley Cemetery ...

The Wesley 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 Wesley Cemetery

Lat:   39.3718°   (39° 22' 18")

Lon:   -79.3903°   (-79° 23' 25")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Wesley Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 25 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Wesley Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Ashby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Wesley Cemetery
 
Bayard Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Grant County (WV)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wesley Cemetery
 
Beckman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Wesley Cemetery
 
Beckman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Wesley Cemetery
 
Chisholm - Nydegger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Wesley Cemetery
 
Deer Park Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Wesley Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Wesley Cemetery
 
Ferndale Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Wesley Cemetery
 
Fike / Wolfe Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Wesley Cemetery
 
Gortner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Wesley Cemetery
 
Harvey - Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wesley Cemetery
 
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Wesley Cemetery
 
Lish Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Wesley Cemetery
 
Mayle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Wesley Cemetery
 
Moon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Wesley Cemetery
 
Moreland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Wesley Cemetery
 
Nine Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Wesley Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wesley Cemetery
 
Oakland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wesley Cemetery
 
Paughs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Wesley Cemetery
 
Red House Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Wesley Cemetery
 
Upole Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Wesley Cemetery
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wesley Cemetery
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wesley Cemetery
 
Wonderly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Wesley 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 Wesley Cemetery.

Accident   [Map]     Kitzmiller   [Map]    
Albright (WV)   [Map]     Loch Lynn Heights   [Map]    
Aurora (WV)   [Map]     McHenry   [Map]    
Bayard (WV)   [Map]     Mountain Lake Park   [Map]    
Bittinger   [Map]     Oakland   [Map]    
Bloomington   [Map]     Red House   [Map]    
Davis (WV)   [Map]     Rowlesburg (WV)   [Map]    
Deer Park   [Map]     Sulphur City (WV)   [Map]    
Elk Garden (WV)   [Map]     Swanton   [Map]    
Hartmansville (WV)   [Map]     Terra Alta (WV)   [Map]    
Heathers Run (WV)   [Map]     Thomas (WV)   [Map]    
Kingwood (WV)   [Map]      

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

Davis   [Map]
 - Located in Tucker County (WV)
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Wesley Cemetery
 
Elk Garden   [Map]
 - Located in Mineral County (WV)
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of the Wesley Cemetery
 
Kingwood   [Map]
 - Located in Preston County (WV)
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Wesley Cemetery
 
Oakland   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wesley Cemetery
 
Terra Alta   [Map]
 - Located in Preston County (WV)
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Wesley Cemetery
 
Thomas   [Map]
 - Located in Tucker County (WV)
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Wesley Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 Wesley Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Maryland:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Garrett County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Allegany County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bedford County (PA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fayette County (PA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Greene County (PA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Somerset County (PA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Westmoreland County (PA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Rockingham County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Shenandoah County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Barbour County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Grant County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hampshire County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hardy County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Harrison County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Marion County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Mineral County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Monongalia County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pendleton County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Preston County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Randolph County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Taylor County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tucker County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Upshur County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Maryland:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1711158   (Name of Record: Wesley Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Garrett
Lat: 39.3717658     Lon: -79.3903229   [Map]
Elev: 748         Map Name: Table Rock

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Garrett County

About Maryland

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 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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. 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 Wesley Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3718, Longitude: -79.3903     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Wesley Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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