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A visit to the Mathias Cemetery ...

The location of the Mathias 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. Without specifying the cemeteries involved, 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.

The Location of the Mathias Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Mathias Cemetery

The Mathias Cemetery is located in Gates County<2>.

The county seat for Gates County is located in Gatesville. Gatesville lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of the Mathias Cemetery .

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

Lat:   36.5277°   (36° 31' 39")

Lon:   -76.5777°   (-76° 34' 39")

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

Websites to help with your research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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 websites are open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Mathias Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Mathias Cemetery.

  • Acorn Hill [Gates County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Acorn Hill
    • Acorn Hill [Gates County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Mathias Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Acorn Hill
  • Corapeake [Gates County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corapeake
    • Corapeake [Gates County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the north of Mathias Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corapeake have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corapeake
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corapeake<4>
  • Eure [Gates County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eure
    • Eure [Gates County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Mathias Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eure have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eure
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eure<4>
  • Gates [Gates County]
  • Continue List   (18 more) ...
    • Gatesville [Gates County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gatesville
      • Gatesville [Gates County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Mathias Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 290 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gatesville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gatesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gatesville<4>
    • Hobbsville [Gates County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hobbsville
      • Hobbsville [Gates County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the south of Mathias Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hobbsville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hobbsville
    • Holland [Suffolk City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holland
      • Holland [Suffolk City] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Mathias Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holland
    • Holly Grove [Gates County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly Grove
      • Holly Grove [Gates County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the south of Mathias Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Grove
    • Horseshoe [Camden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horseshoe
      • Horseshoe [Camden County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Mathias Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horseshoe
    • Mitchells Fork [Gates County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mitchells Fork
      • Mitchells Fork [Gates County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the south of Mathias Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchells Fork
    • Muddy Cross [Gates County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Muddy Cross
      • Muddy Cross [Gates County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the south of Mathias Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Muddy Cross
    • Oak Grove [Suffolk City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Grove
      • Oak Grove [Suffolk City] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Mathias Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Grove
    • Pittmantown [Suffolk City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittmantown
      • Pittmantown [Suffolk City] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of Mathias Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittmantown
    • Roduco [Gates County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roduco
      • Roduco [Gates County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of Mathias Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roduco have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roduco
    • Russell [Suffolk City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Russell
      • Russell [Suffolk City] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the north of Mathias Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Russell
    • Ryland [Chowan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ryland
      • Ryland [Chowan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the south of Mathias Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ryland
    • Snow Hill [Perquimans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snow Hill
      • Snow Hill [Perquimans County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the south of Mathias Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snow Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snow Hill
    • South Mills [Camden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Mills
      • South Mills [Camden County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the east of Mathias Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Mills
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Mills<4>
    • Suffolk [Suffolk City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Suffolk
      • Suffolk [Suffolk City] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the north of Mathias Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 93,913 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Suffolk
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Suffolk<4>
    • Sunbury [Gates County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunbury
      • Sunbury [Gates County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Mathias Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunbury have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunbury
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sunbury<4>
    • Whaleyville [Suffolk City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whaleyville
      • Whaleyville [Suffolk City] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Mathias Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whaleyville
    • White Oak [Gates County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Oak
      • White Oak [Gates County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Mathias Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak

For the full list of neighboring communities with details, please visit our extended 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 Mathias Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Gates County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for The Mathias Cemetery.

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 5 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Mathias Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

  • Brinkley Cemetery [Suffolk City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Brinkley Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Brinkley Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brinkley Cemetery
  • Jones Cemetery [Gates County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Jones Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Jones Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones Cemetery
  • Riddick Cemetery [Suffolk City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Riddick Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Riddick Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riddick Cemetery
  • Skeeter Cemetery [Suffolk City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Skeeter Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Skeeter Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Skeeter Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Mathias Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skeeter Cemetery
  • Winslow Cemetery [Gates County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Winslow Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Winslow Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winslow Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually from newspapers, old books and maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we find it.

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that we found useful for the Mathias Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #989458  (Mathias Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #989458 has been archived by the USGS. It is no longer maintained by the USGS, nor can it be retrieved from their website.
    • Class: cemetery         Map Name: Corapeake
    • County: Gates         Elev: 11
    • Location given for GNIS #989458 (Mathias Cemetery)
    • Lat: 36.5276525           Lon: -76.5777284
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Gates County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Gates County: www.gatescounty.govoffice2.com/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.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.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Gates, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Mathias Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5277, Longitude: -76.5777       In this case, the coordinates for the Mathias Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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