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The location of McKenzie Cemetery









A visit to the McKenzie Cemetery ...

The location of the McKenzie 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 McKenzie Cemetery ...

The McKenzie 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 McKenzie Cemetery

Lat:   39.0040°   (39° 0' 14")

Lon:   -81.8710°   (-81° 52' 15")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 51 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the McKenzie Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adamsville Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mason County (WV)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Ball Knob Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Barley Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County (WV)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Brick Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Broad Run Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mason County (WV)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mason County (WV)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Browning Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Chester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Coleman Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County (WV)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Cowdery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
DeBussey Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County (WV)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
DeWitt Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County (WV)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Engle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Gilmore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Graham Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mason County (WV)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Hoffman Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mason County (WV)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Howell Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County (WV)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Keno Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Laucks Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Longdale Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mason County (WV)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
McKay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Middleswart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Minersville Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Ottobine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Peter Fry Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mason County (WV)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Plants Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Rainbow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Rardon Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County (WV)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Ravenswood Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County (WV)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #165712<3>
 
Ridenour Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Safreed Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County (WV)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Sand Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Staats Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County (WV)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Sutton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Syracuse Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mason County (WV)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Wheaton Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County (WV)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Wooley Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County (WV)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Worthen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Yonker Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mason County (WV)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Zirkle Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mason County (WV)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the McKenzie Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the McKenzie Cemetery.

Baden (WV)   [Map]     New Haven (WV)   [Map]    
Bashan   [Map]     Odaville (WV)   [Map]    
Carlton   [Map]     Pomeroy   [Map]    
Cheshire   [Map]     Racine   [Map]    
Coolville   [Map]     Ravenswood (WV)   [Map]    
Flatwoods (WV)   [Map]     Ripley (WV)   [Map]    
Hartford City (WV)   [Map]     Rutland   [Map]    
Keno   [Map]     Sherman (WV)   [Map]    
Mason (WV)   [Map]     Syracuse   [Map]    
Middleport   [Map]     Thomas Village   [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 McKenzie 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 McKenzie Cemetery.

Middleport   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
New Haven   [Map]
 - Located in Mason County (WV)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Point Pleasant   [Map]
 - Located in Mason County (WV)
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Pomeroy   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Ravenswood   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County (WV)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the McKenzie Cemetery
 
Rutland   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of the McKenzie Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 McKenzie Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Ohio:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Meigs County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Athens County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Gallia County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hocking County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lawrence County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Morgan County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Noble County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Perry County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pike County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Ross County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Scioto County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Vinton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Cabell County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Calhoun County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Clay County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Gilmer County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Kanawha County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lincoln County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Mason County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pleasants County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Putnam County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Ritchie County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Roane County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Wirt County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Wood County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Ohio:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1043177   (Name of Record: McKenzie Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Meigs
Lat: 39.0039681     Lon: -81.8709684   [Map]
Elev: 264         Map Name: Portland

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Ohio

About Meigs County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 McKenzie Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0040, Longitude: -81.8710     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the McKenzie Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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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