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The location of Benjamin Sims Cemetery









A visit to the Benjamin Sims Cemetery ...

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 five sections:

The Location of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery ...

The Benjamin Sims Cemetery is located in Greene County.

The county seat for Greene County is located in Stanardsville. Stanardsville lies just to the north northwest of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   38.2181°   (38° 13' 5")

Lon:   -78.3719°   (-78° 22' 18")

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery.

Advance Mills Village   [Map]     Locust Grove   [Map]    
Advance Mills   [Map]     Logan Village   [Map]    
Aroda   [Map]     Madison   [Map]    
Barracks   [Map]     Meltons   [Map]    
Belmont   [Map]     Monacan Town   [Map]    
Boonesville   [Map]     Orange   [Map]    
Charlottesville   [Map]     Rio   [Map]    
Commonwealth   [Map]     Rose Hill   [Map]    
Ednam Village   [Map]     Ruth   [Map]    
Gordonsville   [Map]     Shadwell   [Map]    
Hollymead   [Map]     Stanardsville   [Map]    
Huntington Village   [Map]     University Heights   [Map]    
Jefferson Village   [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 Benjamin Sims Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Greene County.

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

Charlottesville   [Map]
 - Located in Charlottesville City
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery
 
Madison   [Map]
 - Located in Madison County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery
 
Orange   [Map]
 - Located in Orange County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery
 
Stanardsville   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit 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 - 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 Benjamin Sims Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Greene County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Albemarle County:     Cyndi's
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Amherst County:     Cyndi's
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Augusta County:     Cyndi's
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Buckingham County:     Cyndi's
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Caroline County:     Cyndi's
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Charlottesville City:     Cyndi's
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Culpeper County:     Cyndi's
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Cumberland County:     Cyndi's
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Fauquier County:     Cyndi's
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Fluvanna County:     Cyndi's
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Fredericksburg City:     Cyndi's
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Goochland County:     Cyndi's
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Harrisonburg City:     Cyndi's
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Louisa County:     Cyndi's
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Madison County:     Cyndi's
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Nelson County:     Cyndi's
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Orange County:     Cyndi's
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Page County:     Cyndi's
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Staunton City:     Cyndi's
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Waynesboro City:     Cyndi's
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Waynesboro County:          

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Virginia,
Cemeteries of Greene 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 37 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bethel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Albemarle County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery

Breeden's Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery

Buck Mtn. Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Albemarle County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery

Chestnut Grove Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Albemarle County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #49775<2>

Dundee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery

Eddins Graveyard   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<3>

Eheart Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Orange County

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery

Estes Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Albemarle County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west (W) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery

Free Union Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Albemarle County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery

Geer - Southard Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery

Gibbons Graveyard   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated

Goss Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Albemarle County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery

Holly Memorial Gardens   [Map]

Located in Albemarle County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery

Johns Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Albemarle County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south (S) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery

Knights Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Albemarle County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery

Maple Grove Christian Church Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Albemarle County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2342833

Mt. Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Orange County

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery

Mt. Nebo Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery

Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Albemarle County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery

Parrott Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery

Pine Ridge Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Albemarle County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west (W) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery

Powell Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery

Powell Graveyard   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery

Redmond Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery

Ruckersville Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north northeast (NNE) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery

Runkle Graveyard   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery

Shackelford Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Albemarle County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south (S) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery

Shiflett Graveyard   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery

Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery

Sinai Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Albemarle County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west (W) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery

Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Albemarle County

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery

Stanardsville Public Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery

Taylor Graveyard   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery

Thomas Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Albemarle County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery

Tibbs Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery

Westover UMC Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north (N) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery

Wetsel Family Graveyard   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west (W) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Greene County: www.gcva.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Benjamin Sims Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2181, Longitude: -78.3719     [Map].
<2>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.
<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.




 

 

 

 

 


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