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The location of Pine Grove Cemetery









A visit to the Pine Grove Cemetery ...

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 five sections:

The Location of the Pine Grove Cemetery ...

The Pine Grove Cemetery is located in Franklin County. The county seat for Franklin County is located in Chambersburg.

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

Lat:   39.7591°   (39° 45' 32")

Lon:   -77.9669°   (-77° 58' 0")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 22 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> of the Pine Grove Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bethel Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Morgan County (WV)
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pine Grove Cemetery
 
Bethel Graveyard (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (MD)
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pine Grove Cemetery
 
Big Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fulton County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pine Grove Cemetery
 
Broadfording Graveyard (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (MD)
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pine Grove Cemetery
 
Chestnut Grove Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Morgan County (WV)
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pine Grove Cemetery
 
Cushwa Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (MD)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pine Grove Cemetery
 - Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties: MIHP ID #WA-V-055<2>
 
Green Spring Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (MD)
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Pine Grove Cemetery
 
Little Metropolitan Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (MD)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pine Grove Cemetery
 
Mt. Carmel Graveyard (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (MD)
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Pine Grove Cemetery
 
Mt. Tabor Graveyard (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (MD)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pine Grove Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Graveyard (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (MD)
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pine Grove Cemetery
 
Orchard Ridge Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (MD)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pine Grove Cemetery
 
Park Head Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (MD)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pine Grove Cemetery
 
Pinesburg Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (MD)
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pine Grove Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Morgan County (WV)
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pine Grove Cemetery
 
Rose Hill Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (MD)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pine Grove Cemetery
 
St. Pauls Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (MD)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pine Grove Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #81575<3>
 
St. Peters Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (MD)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pine Grove Cemetery
 
Secrest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pine Grove Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2378100
 
Stone Bridge Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (MD)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pine Grove Cemetery
 
Union Bethel Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (MD)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pine Grove Cemetery
 
Welsh Run Brethren Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Pine Grove 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 Pine Grove Cemetery.

Bath (WV)   [Map]     Hedgesville (WV)   [Map]    
Bedington (WV)   [Map]     Long Meadow (MD)   [Map]    
Big Pool (MD)   [Map]     Marion   [Map]    
Cashtown   [Map]     Maugansville (MD)   [Map]    
Clear Spring (MD)   [Map]     McConnellsburg   [Map]    
Cowans Village   [Map]     Mercersburg   [Map]    
Falling Waters (WV)   [Map]     Paramount-Long Meadow (MD)   [Map]    
Fort Loudon   [Map]     Saint Thomas   [Map]    
Fountainhead-Orchard Hills (MD)   [Map]     Waynecastle   [Map]    
Greencastle   [Map]     Websters Mill   [Map]    
Hagerstown (MD)   [Map]     Williamsport (MD)   [Map]    
Halfway (MD)   [Map]     Wilson-Conococheague (MD)   [Map]    
Hancock (MD)   [Map]     Woodcrest Village (MD)   [Map]    
Harrisonville   [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 Pine Grove Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Franklin County.

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

Greencastle   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of the Pine Grove Cemetery
 
Hagerstown   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (MD)
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pine Grove Cemetery
 
Hancock   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (MD)
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pine Grove Cemetery
 
McConnellsburg   [Map]
 - Located in Fulton County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of the Pine Grove Cemetery
 
Mercersburg   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pine Grove Cemetery
 
Williamsport   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (MD)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pine Grove Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with 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 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 Pine Grove Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Pennsylvania:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Franklin County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Allegany County (MD):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Carroll County (MD):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Frederick County (MD):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Montgomery County (MD):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County (MD):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Adams County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bedford County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Blair County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cumberland County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fulton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Huntingdon County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Juniata County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Mifflin County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Perry County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Somerset County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Berkeley County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hampshire County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Mineral County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Morgan County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Pennsylvania:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Pennsylvania

About Franklin County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Franklin County: www.co.franklin.pa.us/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Pine Grove Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.7591, Longitude: -77.9669     [Map].

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<2>The Maryland Historical Trust (MHT) has created and maintains a database of historic properties that is called MIHP (for the Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties). More information about the MHT and MIHP can be found on their website: mht.maryland.gov.

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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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