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(Augusta County, Virginia)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Allen 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.

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The Location of the Allen Cemetery...

The Allen Cemetery is located in Augusta County.

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

Lat:   38.2110°   (38° 12' 39")

Lon:   -79.1592°   (-79° 9' 33")

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

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Bridgewater   [Map]
 - Located in Rockingham County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the Northeast (NE) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Dayton   [Map]
 - Located in Rockingham County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Greenville   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Grottoes   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Lyndhurst   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Mount Crawford   [Map]
 - Located in Rockingham County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Staunton   [Map]
 - Located in Staunton City
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Waynesboro   [Map]
 - Located in Waynesboro City
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Allen Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 13 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Allen Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Belmont Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Cline Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Croft Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Crosby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Staunton City
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Glebe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Hospital Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Staunton City
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Hunters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Mt. Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Oak Lawn Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Schutterie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Staunton National Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Thornrose Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Staunton City
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Allen Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Allen Cemetery.

Afton   [Map]Fishersville   [Map]Ottobine   [Map]
Bridgewater   [Map]Greenville   [Map]Sherando   [Map]
Briery Branch   [Map]Grottoes   [Map]Spottswood   [Map]
Coakley Town   [Map]Hinton   [Map]Staunton   [Map]
Craigsville   [Map]Jolivue   [Map]Stokesville   [Map]
Crimora   [Map]Lyndhurst   [Map]Stuarts Draft   [Map]
Dayton   [Map]Mount Crawford   [Map]Verona   [Map]
Dooms   [Map]North River   [Map]Waynesboro   [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 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 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 Allen Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Augusta County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Albemarle County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Alleghany County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Amherst County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bath County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bedford County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Botetourt County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Charlottesville City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Fluvanna County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harrisonburg City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Highland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lexington City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Louisa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nelson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Orange County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Page County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rockbridge County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Rockingham County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Scott County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Shenandoah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Staunton City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Waynesboro City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Waynesboro County:              
Hardy County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pendleton County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pocahontas County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1481281   (Name of Record: Allen Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Augusta
Lat: 38.2109623     Lon: -79.1591992   [Map]
Elev: 481         Map Name: Churchville

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Augusta County: www.co.augusta.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: www.virginia.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: 38.2110, Longitude: -79.1592     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Allen Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Allen 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 from . 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.

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