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(Lawrence County, Ohio)


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Profile for the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Mount Pisgah 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 Mt. Pisgah Cemetery...

The Mt. Pisgah Cemetery is located in Lawrence County. The county seat for Lawrence County is located in Ironton.

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

Lat:   38.4523°   (38° 27' 8")

Lon:   -82.3757°   (-82° 22' 32")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Mt. Pisgah 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 Mt. Pisgah Cemetery.

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


 

  Mt. Pisgah Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Ashland   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the West (W) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 - Located in Boyd County (KY)
 
Barboursville   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 - Located in Cabell County (WV)
 
Burlington   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Catlettsburg   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 - Located in Boyd County (KY)
 
Ceredo   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (WV)
 
Chesapeake   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Huntington   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 - Located in Cabell County (WV)
 
Ironton   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Kenova   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (WV)
 
Milton   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 - Located in Cabell County (WV)
 
Wayne   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (WV)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 31 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bethel Memorial Park (WV)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 - Located in Cabell County (WV)
 
Beulah Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Blue Sulphur Burial Park (WV)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 - Located in Cabell County (WV)
 
Boulevard Memorial Park (WV)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 - Located in Cabell County (WV)
 
Brammey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Caldwell Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 - Located in Cabell County (WV)
 
Centenary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Crooks Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 - Located in Cabell County (WV)
 
Forgey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Freewill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Guyandotte United Methodist Church Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 - Located in Cabell County (WV)
 
Harvey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Harveytown Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 - Located in Cabell County (WV)
 
Herrenkohl Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 - Located in Cabell County (WV)
 
Highland Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 - Located in Cabell County (WV)
 
Langdon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Mann Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
McCormacks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Mud River Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 - Located in Cabell County (WV)
 
Oaklawn Memorial Park (WV)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 - Located in Cabell County (WV)
 
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Pomaria Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Ridgelawn Memorial Park (WV)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 - Located in Cabell County (WV)
 
Rome - Proctorville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Spring Hill Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 - Located in Cabell County (WV)
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #79969<4>
 
Union Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
White Chapel Memorial Gardens (WV)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 - Located in Cabell County (WV)
 
Willis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Woodmere Memorial Park (WV)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 - Located in Cabell County (WV)

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery.

Andis   [Map]Chesapeake   [Map]Millseat (KY)   [Map]
Ashland (KY)   [Map]Coal Grove   [Map]Milton (WV)   [Map]
Athalia   [Map]Crown City (WV)   [Map]Pea Ridge (WV)   [Map]
Barboursville (WV)   [Map]Crown City   [Map]Proctorville   [Map]
Burlington   [Map]Durbin (KY)   [Map]South Point   [Map]
Catlettsburg (KY)   [Map]Fairview (KY)   [Map]Wayne (WV)   [Map]
Centerville (WV)   [Map]Huntington (WV)   [Map]West Hamlin (WV)   [Map]
Ceredo (WV)   [Map]Kenova (WV)   [Map]Westwood (KY)   [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 visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 - 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 Mt. Pisgah Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Ohio:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Lawrence County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Boyd County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carter County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Elliott County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greenup County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Johnson County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Lawrence County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lewis County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Martin County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rowan County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Adams County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gallia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Meigs County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike 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    
Boone County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cabell 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    
Lincoln County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Logan County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Mason County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mingo County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Putnam County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Roane County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Ohio:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1961210   (Name of Record: Mount Pisgah Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lawrence
Lat: 38.4523059     Lon: -82.375707   [Map]
Elev: 180         Map Name: Huntington

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Ohio

About Lawrence 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: 38.4523, Longitude: -82.3757     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Mt. Pisgah 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 that begins in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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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