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(Stafford County, Virginia)


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Profile for the Aquia Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Aquia 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 six sections:

The Location of the Aquia Cemetery...

The Aquia Cemetery is located in Stafford County.

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

Lat:   38.4646°   (38° 27' 52")

Lon:   -77.4028°   (-77° 24' 10")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Aquia 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 Aquia Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Stafford County.

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

Dumfries   [Map]
 - Located in Prince William County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Aquia Cemetery
 
Falmouth   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Aquia Cemetery
 
Quantico   [Map]
 - Located in Prince William County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Aquia Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 18 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Aquia Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Andrew Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Aquia Cemetery
 
Andrew Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Aquia Cemetery
 
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Aquia Cemetery
 
Aquia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Aquia Cemetery
 
Dumfries Public Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Prince William County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Aquia Cemetery
 
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Aquia Cemetery
 
Hulls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Aquia Cemetery
 
Lewis K. Knight Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Aquia Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<4>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2630158<5>
 
Mt. Ararat Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Aquia Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Aquia Cemetery
 
Quantico National Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Prince William County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Aquia Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #109436
 
Ramoth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Aquia Cemetery
 
Regester Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Aquia Cemetery
 
Rockhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Aquia Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Aquia Cemetery
 
Stafford Memorial Gardens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Aquia Cemetery
 
Timmons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Prince William County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Aquia Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2162576
 
Triangle Public Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Prince William County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Aquia Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Aquia Cemetery.

Aquia Harbour   [Map]Georgetown Village   [Map]Nanjemoy (MD)   [Map]
Canterbury Village   [Map]Grafton Village   [Map]North Potomac   [Map]
Chamberlain Village   [Map]Hartwood Village   [Map]Northridge   [Map]
Chatham Village   [Map]King James Village   [Map]Quantico   [Map]
Combat Village   [Map]Little Falls Village   [Map]Stafford Lakes Village   [Map]
Dumfries   [Map]Loy Landing   [Map]Triangle   [Map]
Falmouth Village   [Map]Meadowood Village   [Map]Widewater Village at Stafford   [Map]
Falmouth   [Map]Montclair   [Map]Willamsburg on the Potomac   [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 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 Aquia Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Stafford County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Anne Arundel County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calvert County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Charles County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Montgomery County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Prince George's County (MD):       Cyndi's List          
Saint Mary's County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Alexandria City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Arlington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Caroline County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Culpeper County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Essex County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Fairfax City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Fairfax County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Falls Church City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Fauquier County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Fredericksburg City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Hanover County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
King George County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
King William County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Loudoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Louisa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Manassas City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Orange County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Prince William County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rappahannock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Richmond County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rockingham County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Spotsylvania County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Warren County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Westmoreland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1749071   (Name of Record: Aquia Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Stafford
Lat: 38.4645683     Lon: -77.4027605   [Map]
Elev: 63         Map Name: Stafford

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About Stafford County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Stafford County: www.co.stafford.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: 38.4646, Longitude: -77.4028     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Aquia Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Aquia 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 'point-to-point' distance starting from . 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>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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<5>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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