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Armistead Burial Ground
(Mathews County, Virginia)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Armistead Burial Ground 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 Armistead Burial Ground...

Armistead Burial Ground is located in Mathews County.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Armistead Burial Ground

Lat:   37.3415°   (37° 20' 29")

Lon:   -76.2824°   (-76° 16' 56")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Armistead Burial Ground 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 Armistead Burial Ground. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Mathews County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Armistead Burial Ground.

Cape Charles   [Map]
 - Located in Northampton County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Armistead Burial Ground
 
Eastville   [Map]
 - Located in Northampton County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of the Armistead Burial Ground
 
Gloucester Point   [Map]
 - Located in Gloucester County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Armistead Burial Ground
 
Hampton   [Map]
 - Located in Hampton City
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of the Armistead Burial Ground
 
Yorktown   [Map]
 - Located in York County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Armistead Burial Ground

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 31 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Armistead Burial Ground. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Mathews County.

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Armistead Burial Ground
 
Armistead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Armistead Burial Ground
 
Borum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Armistead Burial Ground
 
Bowen - Sadler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Armistead Burial Ground
 
Christ Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Armistead Burial Ground
 
Deal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Armistead Burial Ground
 
Foster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Armistead Burial Ground
 
Hamburg School Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Armistead Burial Ground
 
Horn Harbor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Armistead Burial Ground
 
Hudgins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Armistead Burial Ground
 
Hudgins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Armistead Burial Ground
 
Hudgins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Armistead Burial Ground
 
Hurst - Ward Burial Ground   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Armistead Burial Ground
 
John Forrest Grave   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Armistead Burial Ground
 
Knight Burial Ground   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Armistead Burial Ground
 
Knight Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Armistead Burial Ground
 
Mickelborough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Armistead Burial Ground
 
Morgan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Armistead Burial Ground
 
New Point School Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Armistead Burial Ground
 
Owens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Armistead Burial Ground
 
Owens - Parker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Armistead Burial Ground
 
Perkins Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Armistead Burial Ground
 
Poplar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Armistead Burial Ground
 
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Armistead Burial Ground
 
Ripley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Armistead Burial Ground
 
Ruff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Armistead Burial Ground
 
St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Armistead Burial Ground
 
Stuart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Armistead Burial Ground
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Armistead Burial Ground
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Armistead Burial Ground
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Armistead Burial Ground

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 Armistead Burial Ground.

Beaverlett   [Map]Gloucester Courthouse   [Map]Pine Chapel Village   [Map]
Bernard Village   [Map]Gloucester Point   [Map]Poquoson   [Map]
Cape Charles   [Map]Hampton   [Map]Red Hill Village   [Map]
Chapel Village   [Map]Harmony Village   [Map]Roanes   [Map]
Cheriton   [Map]Locust Hill   [Map]Rochambeau Village   [Map]
Country Village   [Map]Newgate Village   [Map]White Stone   [Map]
Dare   [Map]North   [Map]York View   [Map]
Eastville   [Map]Pat Town   [Map]Yorktown   [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 turn to 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 Armistead Burial Ground:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Mathews County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Saint Mary's County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Somerset County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Accomack County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Charles City County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chesapeake City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Essex County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Gloucester County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hampton City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Isle of Wight County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
James City County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
King and Queen County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
King William County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lancaster County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Loudoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Middlesex County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
New Kent County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Newport News City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Norfolk City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Northampton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Northumberland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Poquoson City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Portsmouth City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Portsmouth County:              
Prince George County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Richmond County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Southampton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Suffolk City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Surry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sussex County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Virginia Beach City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Westmoreland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Williamsburg City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
York County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

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

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 Armistead Burial Ground ...

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 Armistead Burial Ground.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1739068   (Name of Record: Armistead Burial Ground)

Class: cemetery
County: Mathews
Lat: 37.3415264     Lon: -76.2824412   [Map]
Elev: 0         Map Name: New Point Comfort

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Mathews County: www.co.mathews.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: 37.3415, Longitude: -76.2824     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Armistead Burial Ground have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Armistead Burial Ground 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 starts in . 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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