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The location of Ellington Cemetery









A visit to the Ellington Cemetery ...

We aren't confident of the location of the Ellington Cemetery, so consider the above location as an estimate.<1>

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Ellington Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<2> website: The Ellington Cemetery (FAG ID #2273810)

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 Ellington Cemetery ...

The Ellington Cemetery is located in Rockingham County. The county seat for Rockingham County is located in Wentworth.

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

Lat:   36.3948°   (36° 23' 41")

Lon:   -79.7940°   (-79° 47' 38")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Ellington Cemetery has been estimated.

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 30 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Ellington Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Rockingham County.

Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ellington Cemetery
 
Deep Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ellington Cemetery
 
Eden Gardens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Ellington Cemetery
 
Evergreen Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ellington Cemetery
 
Floyd Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ellington Cemetery
 
Gallaway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ellington Cemetery
 
Greenview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ellington Cemetery
 
Lawson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Ellington Cemetery
 
Llewellyn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Ellington Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Ellington Cemetery
 
Midway United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Ellington Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2159318
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ellington Cemetery
 
Mt. Hermon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ellington Cemetery
 
New Straightway House of Prayer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ellington Cemetery
 
Newnam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Ellington Cemetery
 
Palmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Ellington Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Pleasantville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ellington Cemetery
 
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ellington Cemetery
 
Reid Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ellington Cemetery
 
Reidlawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ellington Cemetery
 
Ridge View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Ellington Cemetery
 
Riverview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Ellington Cemetery
 
Roberts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ellington Cemetery
 
Roberts - Sneed Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ellington Cemetery
 
Roselawn Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ellington Cemetery
 
Setliff Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Ellington Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Stoneville Municipal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ellington Cemetery
 
Wentworth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ellington Cemetery
 
Wolf Island Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Ellington Cemetery
 
Woodland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Ellington Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Ellington Cemetery.

Belmont   [Map]     Providence   [Map]    
Browns Summit   [Map]     Reidsville   [Map]    
College Village   [Map]     Ridgeway (VA)   [Map]    
Eden   [Map]     Ruffin   [Map]    
Fairview   [Map]     Sandy Level (VA)   [Map]    
Gold Hill   [Map]     Scalesville   [Map]    
Lawsonville   [Map]     Shiloh   [Map]    
Madison   [Map]     Stoneville   [Map]    
Mayodan   [Map]     Summerfield   [Map]    
Meadow Summit   [Map]     Wentworth   [Map]    
Norwood   [Map]     Wittys Crossroads   [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 Ellington Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Rockingham County.

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

Madison   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Ellington Cemetery
 
Reidsville   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ellington Cemetery
 
Sandy Level   [Map]
 - Located in Henry County (VA)
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ellington Cemetery
 
Stoneville   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ellington 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 - 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 Ellington Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to North Carolina:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Rockingham County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Alamance County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Caswell County:     Cyndi's
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Chatham County:     Cyndi's
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Davidson County:     Cyndi's
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Davie County:     Cyndi's
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Forsyth County:     Cyndi's
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Guilford County:     Cyndi's
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Lenoir County:     Cyndi's
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Orange County:     Cyndi's
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Person County:     Cyndi's
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Randolph County:     Cyndi's
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Stokes County:     Cyndi's
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Surry County:     Cyndi's
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Yadkin County:     Cyndi's
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Bedford County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Carroll County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Danville City (VA):     Cyndi's
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Floyd County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Franklin County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Halifax County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Henry County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Martinsville City (VA):     Cyndi's
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Patrick County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Pittsylvania County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Southampton County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Cemetery Information and Directories for North Carolina:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of North Carolina,
Cemeteries of Rockingham County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for North Carolina
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for North Carolina
 
Find-A-Grave:   The Ellington Cemetery (FAG ID #2273810)
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of North Carolina,
Cemeteries of Rockingham 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 North Carolina

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Ellington Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Ellington Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Ellington Cemetery elsewhere. 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 Ellington Cemetery.

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2273810

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for North Carolina

About Rockingham County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Rockingham County: www.co.rockingham.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or gone without an obvious trace.

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<2>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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. 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 Ellington Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3948, Longitude: -79.7940     [Map].

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