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The location of Finsterwald Cemetery









A visit to the Finsterwald Cemetery ...

The location of the Finsterwald 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. 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 Finsterwald Cemetery ...

The Finsterwald Cemetery is located in Athens County. The county seat for Athens County is located in Athens.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Finsterwald Cemetery

Lat:   39.3162°   (39° 18' 58")

Lon:   -81.8632°   (-81° 51' 47")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 40 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Finsterwald Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Asbury Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Barrows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Barrows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Bean Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Boyles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Buck Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Burnett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Butts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Carthage Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Centennial Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Copeland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Decatur Presbyterian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Guysville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Haga Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Ireland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Jarvis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Kilvert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Ladd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Lottridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Mission Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Moss Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Mt. Liberty Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
New England Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Norris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Old Decatur Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Quaker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Rowell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Sand Rock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Sawyer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
South Canaan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Southland Mission Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Sterling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Timothy Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Troy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Wyers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Finsterwald Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Finsterwald Cemetery.

Amesville   [Map]     Lubeck (WV)   [Map]    
Armadale   [Map]     Mount Nebo   [Map]    
Athens   [Map]     Mudsock   [Map]    
Belpre   [Map]     Parkersburg (WV)   [Map]    
Blennerhassett (WV)   [Map]     The Plains   [Map]    
Carsey Town   [Map]     Pleasant View (WV)   [Map]    
Chauncey   [Map]     Redbush   [Map]    
Chesterhill   [Map]     Stockport   [Map]    
Coolville   [Map]     Trimble   [Map]    
Glouster   [Map]     Truetown   [Map]    
Greens Run   [Map]     Vienna (WV)   [Map]    
Jacksonville   [Map]     Washington (WV)   [Map]    
Keno   [Map]     Wrightstown   [Map]    
Liars Corner   [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 Finsterwald Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Athens County.

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

Amesville   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Athens   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Belpre   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Glouster   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Parkersburg   [Map]
 - Located in Wood County (WV)
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Finsterwald Cemetery
 
Trimble   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Finsterwald 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 - you should note 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 Finsterwald Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Ohio:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Athens County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Fairfield County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Gallia County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Guernsey County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Hocking County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson County:     Cyndi's
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Licking County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Meigs County:     Cyndi's
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Monroe County:     Cyndi's
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Morgan County:     Cyndi's
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Muskingum County:     Cyndi's
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Noble County:     Cyndi's
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Perry County:     Cyndi's
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Pickaway County:     Cyndi's
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Ross County:     Cyndi's
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Vinton County:     Cyndi's
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Washington County:     Cyndi's
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Calhoun County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Jackson County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Kanawha County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Mason County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Pleasants County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Putnam County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Ritchie County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Roane County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Tyler County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Wirt County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Wood County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Ohio:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Finsterwald 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 Finsterwald Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1075849   (Name of Record: Finsterwald Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Athens
Lat: 39.3161856     Lon: -81.8631918   [Map]
Elev: 261         Map Name: Cutler

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Ohio

About Athens County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Athens County: www.athenscountygovernment.com/

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.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.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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 Finsterwald Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3162, Longitude: -81.8632     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Finsterwald Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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