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Our GPS coordinates for the Belcher 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 Belcher Cemetery...

The Belcher Cemetery is located in Franklin County. The county seat for Franklin County is located in Rocky Mount.

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

Lat:   36.8896°   (36° 53' 22")

Lon:   -79.6778°   (-79° 40' 40")

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

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

Bassett   [Map]
 - Located in Henry County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Chatham   [Map]
 - Located in Pittsylvania County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Ferrum   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Gretna   [Map]
 - Located in Pittsylvania County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Martinsville   [Map]
 - Located in Martinsville City
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Rocky Mount   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Belcher Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 77 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Belcher Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Allman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Amos Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Amos - Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Arthur Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Belcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Bennett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Bernard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Blankenship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Boones Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Bradner - Toller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Brodie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Brown - Fuller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Burell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pittsylvania County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Cook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Cool Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Cundiff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
David Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Davis - Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Eames Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Edwards Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
English - Tyree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Forest Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Fralin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Gregory Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Gregory Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Gregory Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Grindstaff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Hundley - Beckner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Hunt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Hunt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Hutchinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Jamison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Jefferson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Kemp - David Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Kirk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Laprade Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Law Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Law Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Law Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Law Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Lawrence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Lovell - Yeatts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Martin - Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Matley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Memorial Gardens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Moore - Dudley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Muse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Neville - Horsley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Northfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Oakes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Palmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Potter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Reynolds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Rogers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2563771<4>
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Belcher Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<5>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2563853
 
Smith - Thomas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Tench Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Truevine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Wade Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Walker - Rigney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Wilson - Cook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Wingfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Young Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Zeigler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Belcher 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 Belcher Cemetery.

Bassett   [Map]Henry   [Map]Radford   [Map]
Boones Mill   [Map]Laprades Mill   [Map]Reed Creek Village   [Map]
Chatham   [Map]Laurel Park   [Map]Rocky Mount   [Map]
Chatmoss   [Map]Martinsville   [Map]Stanleytown   [Map]
Collinsville   [Map]North Shore   [Map]Transco Village   [Map]
Ferrum   [Map]Oak Level   [Map]Union Hall   [Map]
Fieldale   [Map]Penhook   [Map]Villa Heights   [Map]
Gretna   [Map]Pittsville   [Map]Westlake Corner   [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 - you should note 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 Belcher Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Franklin County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Caswell County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Forsyth County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Guilford County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lenoir County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Person County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rockingham County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stokes County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Surry County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Amherst County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Appomattox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bedford City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Bedford County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Botetourt County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Campbell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Charlotte County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Craig County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Danville City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Floyd County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Halifax County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Henry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lynchburg City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Lynchburg County:              
Martinsville City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Patrick County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pittsylvania County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pulaski County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Roanoke City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Roanoke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rockbridge County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Salem City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Southampton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1463014   (Name of Record: Belcher Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Franklin
Lat: 36.8895848     Lon: -79.6778086   [Map]
Elev: 274         Map Name: Penhook

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of Virginia

About Franklin County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Franklin County: www.franklincountyva.org/

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: 36.8896, Longitude: -79.6778     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Belcher Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Belcher 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 from . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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<4>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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<5>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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