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(Rockingham County, North Carolina)


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Profile for the Newnam 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.

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The Location of the Newnam Cemetery...

The Newnam 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 Newnam Cemetery

Lat:   36.3828°   (36° 22' 58")

Lon:   -79.9174°   (-79° 55' 2")

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

Madison   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the West (W) of the Newnam Cemetery
 
Reidsville   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Newnam Cemetery
 
Stoneville   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Newnam Cemetery
 
Walnut Cove   [Map]
 - Located in Stokes County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Newnam Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

All of the following cemeteries are located in Rockingham County.

Beaver Island Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Newnam Cemetery
 
Clearview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Newnam Cemetery
 
Deep Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Newnam Cemetery
 
Eden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Newnam Cemetery
 
Ellington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Newnam Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<2>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2273810<3>
 
Evans Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Newnam Cemetery
 
Gallaway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Newnam Cemetery
 
Gallaway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Newnam Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Glenns Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Newnam Cemetery
 
Hunter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Newnam Cemetery
 
Joyce Ford Road Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Newnam Cemetery
 
Llewellyn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Newnam Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Madison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Newnam Cemetery
 
Mayodan Municipal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Newnam Cemetery
 
Mt. Bethel Covenant Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Newnam Cemetery
 
Mt. Herman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Newnam Cemetery
 
New Straightway House of Prayer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Newnam Cemetery
 
Palestine United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Newnam Cemetery
 
Pleasantville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Newnam Cemetery
 
Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Newnam Cemetery
 
Riverview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Newnam Cemetery
 
Roberts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Newnam Cemetery
 
Stoneville Municipal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Newnam Cemetery
 
Wentworth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Newnam Cemetery
 
Woodland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Newnam Cemetery

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 Newnam Cemetery.

Bailey Town   [Map]Meadow Summit   [Map]Stokesdale   [Map]
Belews Creek   [Map]Norwood   [Map]Stoneville   [Map]
Belmont   [Map]Pine Hall   [Map]Stonewood Acres   [Map]
College Village   [Map]Providence   [Map]Summerfield   [Map]
Eden   [Map]Reidsville   [Map]Upper Sawra Town   [Map]
Fairview   [Map]Ridgeway (VA)   [Map]Walnut Cove   [Map]
Gold Hill   [Map]Sandy Ridge   [Map]Wentworth   [Map]
Madison   [Map]Scalesville   [Map]Wittys Crossroads   [Map]
Mayodan   [Map]Shiloh   [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 first visit 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 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 Newnam Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to North Carolina:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Rockingham County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Alamance County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Caswell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chatham County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Davidson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Davie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Forsyth County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Guilford County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Iredell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lenoir County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Orange County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Person County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stokes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Surry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Yadkin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bedford County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Danville City (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Floyd County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Franklin County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Halifax County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Henry County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Martinsville City (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Patrick County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pittsylvania County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Southampton County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for North Carolina:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of North Carolina,     of Rockingham 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,     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

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About Rockingham County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of North Carolina: www.ncgov.com/



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in . 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 Newnam Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3828, Longitude: -79.9174     [Map].

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<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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<3>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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