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(Meigs County, Ohio)


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Profile for the Fish Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Fish Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

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 seven sections:

The Location of the Fish Cemetery...

The Fish Cemetery is located in Meigs County. The county seat for Meigs County is located in Pomeroy.

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

Lat:   39.1795°   (39° 10' 46")

Lon:   -81.9279°   (-81° 55' 40")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Fish Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Fish Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  Fish Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Fish Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Meigs County.

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

Albany   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Fish Cemetery
 - Located in Athens County
 
Amesville   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of the Fish Cemetery
 - Located in Athens County
 
Athens   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Fish Cemetery
 - Located in Athens County
 
Middleport   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Fish Cemetery
 
New Haven   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of the Fish Cemetery
 - Located in Mason County (WV)
 
Pomeroy   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Fish Cemetery
 
Ravenswood   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Fish Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County (WV)
 
Rutland   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Fish Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 44 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Fish Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Asbury Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Fish Cemetery
 - Located in Athens County
 
Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Fish Cemetery
 
Barnhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Fish Cemetery
 - Located in Athens County
 
Barton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Fish Cemetery
 
Bentz Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Fish Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Fish Cemetery
 - Located in Athens County
 
Bishop Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Fish Cemetery
 - Located in Athens County
 
Brick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Fish Cemetery
 
Buck Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Fish Cemetery
 - Located in Athens County
 
Burlington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Fish Cemetery
 
Burson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Fish Cemetery
 - Located in Athens County
 
Caldwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Fish Cemetery
 
Carthage Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Fish Cemetery
 - Located in Athens County
 
Cherry Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Fish Cemetery
 
Chester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Fish Cemetery
 
Coolville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Fish Cemetery
 - Located in Athens County
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #40387<4>
 
Cowdery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Fish Cemetery
 
Eastman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Fish Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Fish Cemetery
 - Located in Athens County
 
Garden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Fish Cemetery
 - Located in Athens County
 
Heiney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Fish Cemetery
 
Hemlock Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Fish Cemetery
 
Hoffman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Fish Cemetery
 
Jerseyville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Fish Cemetery
 - Located in Athens County
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Fish Cemetery
 
Keebaugh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Fish Cemetery
 
Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Fish Cemetery
 
Keno Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Fish Cemetery
 
Lottridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Fish Cemetery
 - Located in Athens County
 
Massar & Koenig Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Fish Cemetery
 
Mound Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Fish Cemetery
 
Mt. Herman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Fish Cemetery
 
Orange Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Fish Cemetery
 - Located in Athens County
 
Pratts Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Fish Cemetery
 - Located in Athens County
 
Ridenour Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Fish Cemetery
 
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Fish Cemetery
 - Located in Athens County
 
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Fish Cemetery
 - Located in Athens County
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Fish Cemetery
 
Tuppers Plains Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Fish Cemetery
 
Vanderhoof Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Fish Cemetery
 - Located in Athens County
 
Weatherby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Fish Cemetery
 - Located in Athens County
 
White Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Fish Cemetery
 
Worthen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Fish Cemetery
 
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Fish Cemetery
 - Located in Athens County

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 Fish Cemetery.

Albany   [Map]Hartford City (WV)   [Map]Pomeroy   [Map]
Amesville   [Map]Keno   [Map]Racine   [Map]
Armadale   [Map]Liars Corner   [Map]Ravenswood (WV)   [Map]
Athens   [Map]Lubeck (WV)   [Map]Redbush   [Map]
Bashan   [Map]Mason (WV)   [Map]Rutland   [Map]
Blennerhassett (WV)   [Map]Middleport   [Map]Syracuse   [Map]
Carlton   [Map]Mudsock   [Map]Thomas Village   [Map]
Carsey Town   [Map]New Haven (WV)   [Map]Washington (WV)   [Map]
Coolville   [Map]The Plains   [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 turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although 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 Fish Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Ohio:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Meigs County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Athens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fairfield County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gallia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Guernsey County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hocking County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Muskingum County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Noble County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickaway County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ross County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Scioto County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Vinton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cabell County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kanawha County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mason County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pleasants County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Putnam County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ritchie County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Roane County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wirt County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wood County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Ohio:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1040461   (Name of Record: Fish Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Meigs
Lat: 39.1795207     Lon: -81.9279156   [Map]
Elev: 219         Map Name: Alfred

Other Roadside Stops ...



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About Meigs County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Ohio: www.ohio.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1795, Longitude: -81.9279     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Fish Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Fish Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>This 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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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<4>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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