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The location of Armistead Cemetery









A visit to the Armistead Cemetery ...

The location of the Armistead Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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 Armistead Cemetery ...

The Armistead Cemetery is located in Mathews County.

. Mathews lies just to the north of the Armistead Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Armistead Cemetery

Lat:   37.3462°   (37° 20' 46")

Lon:   -76.3005°   (-76° 18' 1")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Armistead Cemetery.

Beaverlett   [Map]     Newgate Village   [Map]    
Bernard Village   [Map]     North   [Map]    
Cape Charles   [Map]     Onemo   [Map]    
Cheapside   [Map]     Pat Town   [Map]    
Cheriton   [Map]     Poquoson   [Map]    
Country Village   [Map]     Red Hill Village   [Map]    
Dare   [Map]     Roanes   [Map]    
Eastville   [Map]     Rochambeau Village   [Map]    
Gloucester Courthouse   [Map]     Stingray Point   [Map]    
Gloucester Point   [Map]     York View   [Map]    
Harmony Village   [Map]     Yorktown   [Map]    
Locust Hill   [Map]     Yorkville   [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 Armistead Cemetery. 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 Cemetery.

Cape Charles   [Map]
 - Located in Northampton County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Armistead Cemetery
 
Eastville   [Map]
 - Located in Northampton County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the East (E) of the Armistead Cemetery
 
Gloucester Point   [Map]
 - Located in Gloucester County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Armistead Cemetery
 
Yorktown   [Map]
 - Located in York County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Armistead 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 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 Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Mathews County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Saint Mary's County (MD):     Cyndi's
List

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

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Virginia,
Cemeteries 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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 38 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Armistead Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Mathews County.

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Armistead Cemetery

Armistead Burial Ground   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the east southeast (ESE) of the Armistead Cemetery

Armistead - Hudgins Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the east southeast (ESE) of the Armistead Cemetery

Borum Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the northeast (NE) of the Armistead Cemetery

Bowen - Sadler Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north (N) of the Armistead Cemetery

Campground Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the east (E) of the Armistead Cemetery

Christ Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Armistead Cemetery

Covill Burial Ground   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the southeast (SE) of the Armistead Cemetery

Deal Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Armistead Cemetery

Foster Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Armistead Cemetery

Friendship Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Armistead Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2195836<3>

Grinnell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the east (E) of the Armistead Cemetery

Hamburg School Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north (N) of the Armistead Cemetery

Horn Harbor Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the northeast (NE) of the Armistead Cemetery

Hudgins Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the southeast (SE) of the Armistead Cemetery

Hudgins Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Armistead Cemetery

Hudgins Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Armistead Cemetery

Hudgins Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north (N) of the Armistead Cemetery

Hurst Burial Ground   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the east northeast (ENE) of the Armistead Cemetery

Hurst - Ward Burial Ground   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north (N) of the Armistead Cemetery

Jarvis Burial Ground   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the east southeast (ESE) of the Armistead Cemetery

John Forrest Grave   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Armistead Cemetery

Knight Burial Ground   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Armistead Cemetery

Knight Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Armistead Cemetery

Mickelborough Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Armistead Cemetery

Morgan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Armistead Cemetery

Owens Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Armistead Cemetery

Owens - Parker Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Armistead Cemetery

Perkins Springs Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Armistead Cemetery

Poplar Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Armistead Cemetery

Providence Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Armistead Cemetery

Ruff Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Armistead Cemetery

St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Armistead Cemetery

Sibley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Armistead Cemetery

Stuart Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Armistead Cemetery

West Burial Ground   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the east southeast (ESE) of the Armistead Cemetery

White Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Armistead Cemetery

Williams Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Armistead Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Armistead 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 Armistead Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1739069   (Name of Record: Armistead Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Mathews
Lat: 37.3462488     Lon: -76.3004974   [Map]
Elev: 1         Map Name: New Point Comfort

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Virginia

About Mathews County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Mathews County: www.co.mathews.va.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The 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.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 Armistead Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3462, Longitude: -76.3005     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Armistead Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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