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(Giles County, Virginia)


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Profile for the Adair 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 six sections:

The Location of the Adair Cemetery...

The Adair Cemetery is located in Giles County. The county seat for Giles County is located in Pearisburg.

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

Lat:   37.3836°   (37° 23' 0")

Lon:   -80.8342°   (-80° 50' 3")

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Bluefield   [Map]
 - Located in Mercer County (WV)
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Adair Cemetery
 
Hinton   [Map]
 - Located in Summers County (WV)
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) of the Adair Cemetery
 
Matoaka   [Map]
 - Located in Mercer County (WV)
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West (W) of the Adair Cemetery
 
Pearisburg   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Adair Cemetery
 
Princeton   [Map]
 - Located in Mercer County (WV)
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of the Adair Cemetery
 
Radford   [Map]
 - Located in Radford City
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Adair Cemetery
 
Union   [Map]
 - Located in Monroe County (WV)
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Adair Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 23 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Adair Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Beamer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Adair Cemetery
 
Birchlawn Burial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Adair Cemetery
 
Blankenship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Adair Cemetery
 
Broyles Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Monroe County (WV)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Adair Cemetery
 
Cashes Hill Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mercer County (WV)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Adair Cemetery
 
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Adair Cemetery
 
Day Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Adair Cemetery
 
Dunn Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Monroe County (WV)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Adair Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Adair Cemetery
 
Hale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Adair Cemetery
 
Hales Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Adair Cemetery
 
Hall Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mercer County (WV)
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Adair Cemetery
 
Hare Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Adair Cemetery
 
Karnes Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Monroe County (WV)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Adair Cemetery
 
Mason French Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Adair Cemetery
 
Mt. Carman Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Monroe County (WV)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Adair Cemetery
 
Oakvale Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mercer County (WV)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Adair Cemetery
 
Peterstown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Adair Cemetery
 
Reed Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Adair Cemetery
 
Snidow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Adair Cemetery
 
Thessalia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Adair Cemetery
 
Wilburn Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Adair Cemetery
 
Woolwine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Adair Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 14 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Adair Cemetery.

Athens (WV)   [Map]Forest Hill (WV)   [Map]Pearisburg   [Map]
Ballard (WV)   [Map]Glen Lyn   [Map]Pembroke   [Map]
Bellepoint (WV)   [Map]Johnston Town (WV)   [Map]Peterstown (WV)   [Map]
Bluff City   [Map]Narrows   [Map]Princeton (WV)   [Map]
Edison (WV)   [Map]Oakvale (WV)   [Map]Rich Creek   [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 start with 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 Adair Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Giles County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Alleghany County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Botetourt County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Carroll County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Craig County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Floyd County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Galax City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Grayson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Patrick County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pulaski County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Radford City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Roanoke City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Roanoke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Salem City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Smyth County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tazewell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wythe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Boone County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greenbrier County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
McDowell County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mercer County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nicholas County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Raleigh County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Summers County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wyoming County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Adair 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 Adair Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1481257   (Name of Record: Adair Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Giles
Lat: 37.3837322     Lon: -80.8339669   [Map]
Elev: 467         Map Name: Peterstown

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Giles County: www.gilescounty.org/

The official website for State of Virginia: www.virginia.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Adair Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3836, Longitude: -80.8342     [Map].

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