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(Greene County, Virginia)


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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 Benjamin Sims Cemetery...

The Benjamin Sims Cemetery is located in Greene County. The county seat for Greene County is located in Stanardsville.

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

Lat:   38.2181°   (38° 13' 5")

Lon:   -78.3719°   (-78° 22' 18")

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]<1> to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery
 
Elkton   [Map]
 - Located in Rockingham County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) 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

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
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery
 
Breeden's Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery
 
Buck Mountain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Albemarle County
 - 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
 - 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]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery
 
Eddins Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 
Eheart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Orange County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery
 
Estes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Albemarle County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery
 
Free Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Albemarle County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery
 
Geer - Southard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery
 
Gibbons Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Goss Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Albemarle County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery
 
Holly Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Located in Albemarle County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery
 
Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Albemarle County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery
 
Knights Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Albemarle County
 - 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
 - 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
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery
 
Mt. Nebo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Madison County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Albemarle County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery
 
Parrott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery
 
Pine Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Albemarle County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery
 
Powell Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery
 
Powell Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery
 
Redmond Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery
 
Ruckersville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery
 
Runkle Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery
 
Shackelford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Albemarle County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery
 
Shiflett Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery
 
Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery
 
Sinai Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Albemarle County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery
 
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Albemarle County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery
 
Stanardsville Public Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery
 
Taylor Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery
 
Thomas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Albemarle County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery
 
Tibbs Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery
 
Westover United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery
 
Wetsel Family Graveyard   [Map]
 - 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.

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Benjamin Sims Cemetery.

Advance Mills Village   [Map]Gordonsville   [Map]Monacan Town   [Map]
Advance Mills   [Map]Hollymead   [Map]Orange   [Map]
Barracks   [Map]Huntington Village   [Map]Rio   [Map]
Belmont   [Map]Jefferson Village   [Map]Rose Hill   [Map]
Boonesville   [Map]Locust Grove   [Map]Ruth   [Map]
Charlottesville   [Map]Logan Village   [Map]Stanardsville   [Map]
Commonwealth   [Map]Madison   [Map]University Heights   [Map]
Ednam Village   [Map]Meltons   [Map]White Hall   [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 professional and volunteer 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 Benjamin Sims Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Greene County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Albemarle County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Amherst County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Augusta County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Buckingham County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Caroline County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Charlottesville City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Culpeper County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cumberland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fauquier County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Fluvanna County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fredericksburg City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Goochland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hanover County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harrisonburg City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Louisa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nelson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Orange County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Page County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Powhatan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rappahannock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rockbridge County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Rockingham County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Scott County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Shenandoah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Spotsylvania County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stafford County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Staunton City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Warren County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Waynesboro City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Waynesboro County:              

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Virginia,     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

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The Communities of Virginia

About Greene County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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



Footnotes ...

<1>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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Benjamin Sims Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2181, Longitude: -78.3719     [Map].

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<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.

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<3>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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