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A visit to the Philips Cemetery ...

The location of the Philips 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 Philips Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Philips Cemetery

The Philips Cemetery is located in Perquimans County<2>.

The county seat for Perquimans County is located in Hertford. Hertford lies just to the north northwest of the Philips Cemetery .

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

Lat:   36.1027°   (36° 6' 9")

Lon:   -76.4297°   (-76° 25' 46")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Philips 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 start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These 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 Philips Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Philips Cemetery.

  • Avoca [Bertie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avoca
    • Avoca [Bertie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Philips Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Avoca have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avoca
  • Belvidere [Perquimans County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belvidere
    • Belvidere [Perquimans County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Philips Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belvidere have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belvidere
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belvidere<4>
  • Bethel [Perquimans County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethel
    • Bethel [Perquimans County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the west of Philips Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Center Hill [Chowan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Center Hill
    • Center Hill [Chowan County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Philips Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center Hill
  • Continue List   (16 more) ...
    • Columbia [Tyrrell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbia
      • Columbia [Tyrrell County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Philips Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 752 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbia have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia<4>
    • Creswell [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Creswell
      • Creswell [Washington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the south of Philips Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 232 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Creswell have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Creswell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Creswell<4>
    • Edenhouse [Bertie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edenhouse
      • Edenhouse [Bertie County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the west of Philips Cemetery
      • Edenhouse has also been known as:
      • Eden House Point
      • Eden House
      • Edenhouse Point
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edenhouse
    • Edenton [Chowan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edenton
      • Edenton [Chowan County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Philips Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,567 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edenton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edenton<4>
    • Elizabeth City [Pasquotank County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabeth City
      • Elizabeth City [Pasquotank County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Philips Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,013 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elizabeth City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabeth City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabeth City<4>
    • Hertford [Perquimans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hertford
      • Hertford [Perquimans County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the north of Philips Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,143 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hertford have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hertford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hertford<4>
    • Mavaton [Chowan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mavaton
      • Mavaton [Chowan County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of Philips Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mavaton have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mavaton
    • Pea Ridge [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pea Ridge
      • Pea Ridge [Washington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Philips Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pea Ridge
    • Roper [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roper
      • Roper [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southwest of Philips Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 533 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roper have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roper
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roper<4>
    • Ryland [Chowan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ryland
      • Ryland [Chowan County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Philips Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ryland
    • Skinnersville [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skinnersville
      • Skinnersville [Washington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Philips Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skinnersville
    • Snow Hill [Perquimans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snow Hill
      • Snow Hill [Perquimans County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Philips 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
    • Snug Harbor [Perquimans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snug Harbor
      • Snug Harbor [Perquimans County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the southeast of Philips Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snug Harbor have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snug Harbor
    • Weeksville [Pasquotank County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weeksville
      • Weeksville [Pasquotank County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Philips Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weeksville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weeksville
    • Winfall [Perquimans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winfall
      • Winfall [Perquimans County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Philips Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 620 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winfall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winfall<4>
    • Yeopim Station [Perquimans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yeopim Station
      • Yeopim Station [Perquimans County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northwest of Philips Cemetery
      • Yeopim Station has also been known as:
      • Yeopim
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yeopim Station

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 Philips Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Perquimans County.

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 11 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Philips Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

  • Beaver Hill Cemetery [Chowan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Beaver Hill Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Beaver Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Beaver Hill Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Philips Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver Hill Cemetery
  • Cedarwood Cemetery [Perquimans County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Cedarwood Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Cedarwood Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Cedarwood Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Philips Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedarwood Cemetery
  • Godfrey Cemetery [Perquimans County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Godfrey Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Godfrey Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Godfrey Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Philips Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Godfrey Cemetery
  • Harvey Cemetery [Perquimans County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Harvey Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Harvey Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Harvey Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Philips Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harvey Cemetery
  • Continue List   (7 more) ...
    • Jackson Cemetery [Perquimans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Jackson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Jackson Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson Cemetery
    • Johnston Cemetery [Chowan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Johnston Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Johnston Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Johnston Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Philips Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnston Cemetery
    • New Hope UMC Cemetery [Perquimans County]
    • Nixon Cemetery [Perquimans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Nixon Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Nixon Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Nixon Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Philips Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nixon Cemetery
    • Porters Chapel Cemetery [Perquimans County]
    • Vine Oak Cemetery [Chowan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Vine Oak Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Vine Oak Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Vine Oak Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Philips Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vine Oak Cemetery
    • Wilson Cemetery [Perquimans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Wilson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Wilson Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Wilson Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Philips Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilson 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 Philips Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #1003624  (Philips Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #1003624 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: Yeopim River
    • County: Perquimans         Elev: 3
    • Location given for GNIS #1003624 (Philips Cemetery)
    • Lat: 36.1026599           Lon: -76.429661
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for North Carolina

About Perquimans County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Perquimans County: www.co.perquimans.nc.us/

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 Perquimans, 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 Philips Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1027, Longitude: -76.4297       In this case, the coordinates for the Philips 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.
<5>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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