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A visit to the Martin 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.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Martin Cemetery ...

The Martin Cemetery is located in Stokes County.

The county seat for Stokes County is located in Danbury. Danbury lies just to the east of the Martin Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Martin Cemetery

Lat:   36.4035°   (36° 24' 12")

Lon:   -80.3600°   (-80° 21' 35")

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> of the Martin Cemetery.

Aarons Corner   [Map]     The Meadows   [Map]    
Ararat   [Map]     Mount Herman   [Map]    
Bannertown   [Map]     Mount Olive   [Map]    
Capella   [Map]     Pilot Mountain   [Map]    
Chestnut Trails   [Map]     Pinnacle   [Map]    
Danbury   [Map]     Quaker Gap   [Map]    
Donnaha   [Map]     Rural Hall   [Map]    
Flat Rock   [Map]     Shoals   [Map]    
Germanton   [Map]     Snow Hill   [Map]    
Heritage Village   [Map]     Tobaccoville   [Map]    
King   [Map]     Upper Sawra Town   [Map]    
Lawsonville   [Map]     Westfield   [Map]    
Meadows   [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 Martin Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Stokes County.

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

Danbury   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the East (E) of the Martin Cemetery
 
Pilot Mountain   [Map]
 - Located in Surry County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the West (W) of the Martin Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 it should be mentioned 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 Martin Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to North Carolina:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Stokes County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Alamance County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Alleghany County:     Cyndi's
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Caswell County:     Cyndi's
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Davidson County:     Cyndi's
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Davie County:     Cyndi's
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Lenoir County:     Cyndi's
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Rockingham County:     Cyndi's
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Rowan County:     Cyndi's
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Surry County:     Cyndi's
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Wilkes County:     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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Franklin County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for North Carolina:

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 57 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<1> of the Martin Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Beasley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Martin Cemetery

Beasley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north (N) of the Martin Cemetery

Bennett Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south (S) of the Martin Cemetery

Bennett Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Surry County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west (W) of the Martin Cemetery

Bondurant Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Martin Cemetery

Brims Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west (W) of the Martin Cemetery

Bullin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east northeast (ENE) of the Martin Cemetery

Denny Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Surry County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Martin Cemetery

Durham Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Martin Cemetery

Edwards Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Martin Cemetery

Flat Top Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east northeast (ENE) of the Martin Cemetery

Flippin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Martin Cemetery

Forest Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north (N) of the Martin Cemetery

Friendly Chapel Church Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Surry County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Martin Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2182914<2>

Frye Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Martin Cemetery

George Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast (NE) of the Martin Cemetery

Hard Bank Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east northeast (ENE) of the Martin Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #48197

Hills Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Surry County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Martin Cemetery

Hunter Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Surry County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Martin Cemetery

Inman Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Surry County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest (NW) of the Martin Cemetery

Jessup Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Surry County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Martin Cemetery

Jessups Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Surry County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Martin Cemetery

Joyce Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Martin Cemetery

Keaton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast (NE) of the Martin Cemetery

Lankford Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast (NE) of the Martin Cemetery

Lee Joyce Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Martin Cemetery

Mabe Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast (NE) of the Martin Cemetery

Martin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east (E) of the Martin Cemetery

Mills Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest (NW) of the Martin Cemetery

Nelson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east northeast (ENE) of the Martin Cemetery

Nunn Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north (N) of the Martin Cemetery

Nunn Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north (N) of the Martin Cemetery

Old Capella Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Martin Cemetery

Old Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south (S) of the Martin Cemetery

Old Orchard Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<1> to the east (E) of the Martin Cemetery

Oliver Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south (S) of the Martin Cemetery

Owen Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Martin Cemetery

Pilot Mountain City Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Surry County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west (W) of the Martin Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1989293

Quaker Gap Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast (SE) of the Martin Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2204289

Ray Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Martin Cemetery

Rierson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast (NE) of the Martin Cemetery

Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest (SW) of the Martin Cemetery

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast (NE) of the Martin Cemetery

Sizemore Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east southeast (ESE) of the Martin Cemetery

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north (N) of the Martin Cemetery

Southern Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east southeast (ESE) of the Martin Cemetery

Stevenson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast (SE) of the Martin Cemetery

Stone Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Surry County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Martin Cemetery

Tillotson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Martin Cemetery

Timmons Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Martin Cemetery

Tucker Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Martin Cemetery

Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast (SE) of the Martin Cemetery

Vaden Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east northeast (ENE) of the Martin Cemetery

Venable Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west (W) of the Martin Cemetery

Wall Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Martin Cemetery

Waugh Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Surry County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Martin Cemetery

Westfield Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Surry County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest (NW) of the Martin Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Martin 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 Martin Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #989394   (Name of Record: Martin Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Stokes
Lat: 36.403749     Lon: -80.3600547   [Map]
Elev: 294         Map Name: Hanging Rock

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of North Carolina

About Stokes County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Stokes County: www.co.stokes.nc.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Martin Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4035, Longitude: -80.3600     [Map].
<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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