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A visit to the Royster Cemetery ...

The location of the Royster 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 Royster Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Royster Cemetery

The Royster Cemetery is located in Granville County<2>.

The county seat for Granville County is located in Oxford. Oxford lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the south of the Royster Cemetery .

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

Lat:   36.4985°   (36° 29' 54")

Lon:   -78.5639°   (-78° 33' 50")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Royster 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 visit 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 Royster Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Royster Cemetery.

  • Aarons Creek [Halifax County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aarons Creek
    • Aarons Creek [Halifax County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Royster Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aarons Creek
  • Bear Pond [Vance County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bear Pond
    • Bear Pond [Vance County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Royster Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Pond
  • Boydton [Mecklenburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boydton
    • Boydton [Mecklenburg County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Royster Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 410 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boydton have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boydton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boydton<4>
  • Bullock [Granville County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bullock
    • Bullock [Granville County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the southeast of Royster Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bullock have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bullock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bullock<4>
  • Continue List   (20 more) ...
    • Clarksville [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarksville
      • Clarksville [Mecklenburg County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Royster Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,169 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarksville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarksville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarksville<4>
    • Dabney [Vance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dabney
      • Dabney [Vance County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Royster Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dabney
    • Finchley [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Finchley
      • Finchley [Mecklenburg County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the north of Royster Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Finchley have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Finchley
    • Flat Rock [Vance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flat Rock
      • Flat Rock [Vance County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Royster Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flat Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flat Rock
    • Henderson [Vance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henderson
      • Henderson [Vance County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Royster Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,109 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henderson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Henderson<4>
    • Henrico [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henrico
      • Henrico [Mecklenburg County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Royster Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henrico
    • Jeffress [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jeffress
      • Jeffress [Mecklenburg County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the north of Royster Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jeffress
    • Manson [Warren County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manson
      • Manson [Warren County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the east of Royster Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manson have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manson<4>
    • Middleburg [Vance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middleburg
      • Middleburg [Vance County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Royster Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 138 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middleburg have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middleburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middleburg<4>
    • Mill Village [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mill Village
      • Mill Village [Mecklenburg County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Royster Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mill Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Village
    • Oxford [Granville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oxford
      • Oxford [Granville County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the south of Royster Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,905 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oxford have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oxford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oxford<4>
    • Providence [Granville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Providence
      • Providence [Granville County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the south of Royster Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence
    • Rose Hill [Warren County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rose Hill
      • Rose Hill [Warren County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the east of Royster Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rose Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rose Hill
    • Shiny Rock [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shiny Rock
      • Shiny Rock [Mecklenburg County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Royster Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shiny Rock
    • Soul City [Warren County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soul City
      • Soul City [Warren County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the east of Royster Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Soul City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soul City
    • South Henderson [Vance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Henderson
      • South Henderson [Vance County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Royster Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Henderson have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Henderson
    • Stovall [Granville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stovall
      • Stovall [Granville County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the south of Royster Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 420 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stovall have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stovall
    • Townsville [Granville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Townsville
      • Townsville [Granville County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of Royster Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Townsville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Townsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Townsville<4>
    • Virgilina [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Virgilina
      • Virgilina [Halifax County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of Royster Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 135 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Virgilina
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Virgilina<4>
    • Wilbourns [Granville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilbourns
      • Wilbourns [Granville County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the west of Royster Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilbourns

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 Royster Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Granville County.

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 25 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Royster Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

  • Bluestone Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bluestone Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bluestone Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Bluestone Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the north of Royster Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bluestone Cemetery
  • Buffalo Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Buffalo Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Buffalo Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Buffalo Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Royster Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo Cemetery
  • Burwell Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Burwell Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Burwell Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Burwell Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the north of Royster Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burwell Cemetery
  • Callahan Cemetery [Granville County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Callahan Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Callahan Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Callahan Cemetery
  • Continue List   (21 more) ...
    • Chandler Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Chandler Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Chandler Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Chandler Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Royster Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chandler Cemetery
    • Clark Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Clark Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Clark Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Clark Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Royster Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clark Cemetery
    • Crews Family Cemetery [Granville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Crews Family Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Crews Family Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Crews Family Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the south of Royster Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crews Family Cemetery
    • Elliott Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Elliott Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Elliott Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Elliott Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Royster Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elliott Cemetery
    • Fields Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Fields Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Fields Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Fields Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Royster Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fields Cemetery
    • Hayes Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hayes Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hayes Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Hayes Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Royster Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hayes Cemetery
    • Hayes Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hayes Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hayes Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Hayes Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Royster Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hayes Cemetery
    • Hebron Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hebron Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hebron Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Hebron Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Royster Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hebron Cemetery
    • John Penns Grave [Granville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the John Penns Grave
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the John Penns Grave have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on John Penns Grave
    • Ligon Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ligon Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Ligon Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ligon Cemetery
    • Meadowview Memorial Park [Granville County]
    • Nelson Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Nelson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Nelson Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Nelson Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Royster Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nelson Cemetery
    • Norwood Cemetery [Granville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Norwood Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Norwood Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Norwood Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the west of Royster Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwood Cemetery
    • Oakhurst Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Oakhurst Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Oakhurst Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Oakhurst Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Royster Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakhurst Cemetery
    • Overbey Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Overbey Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Overbey Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Overbey Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Royster Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Overbey Cemetery
    • Puryear Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Puryear Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Puryear Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Puryear Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Royster Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Puryear Cemetery
    • Skipwith Family Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Skipwith Family Cemetery
      • Skipwith Family Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the north of Royster Cemetery.
      • Skipwith Family Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Prestwould Cemetery
      • Prestwould Planation Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skipwith Family Cemetery
    • State Line Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the State Line Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the State Line Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on State Line Cemetery
    • Union Chapel Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Union Chapel Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Union Chapel Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union Chapel Cemetery
    • Williamson Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Williamson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Williamson Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Williamson Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Royster Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamson Cemetery
    • Winston Cemetery [Granville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Winston Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Winston Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winston 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 Royster Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #1007482  (Royster Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #1007482 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: Stovall
    • County: Granville         Elev: 130
    • Location given for GNIS #1007482 (Royster Cemetery)
    • Lat: 36.4984756           Lon: -78.5638896
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.

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The official website for Granville County: www.granvillecounty.org/

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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 Granville, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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 Royster Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4985, Longitude: -78.5639       In this case, the coordinates for the Royster 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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