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(Brunswick County, Virginia)


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The location of Bennett Cemetery

 
 

Profile for the Bennett Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Bennett 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 Bennett Cemetery...

The Bennett Cemetery is located in Brunswick County. The county seat for Brunswick County is located in Lawrenceville.

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

Lat:   36.7376°   (36° 44' 15")

Lon:   -78.0147°   (-78° 0' 52")

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

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

Blackstone   [Map]
 - Located in Nottoway County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km]<3> to the North (N) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Boydton   [Map]
 - Located in Mecklenburg County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Chase City   [Map]
 - Located in Mecklenburg County
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the West (W) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Kenbridge   [Map]
 - Located in Lunenburg County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Lawrenceville   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Littleton   [Map]
 - Located in Halifax County (NC)
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Norlina   [Map]
 - Located in Warren County (NC)
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Victoria   [Map]
 - Located in Lunenburg County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Warrenton   [Map]
 - Located in Warren County (NC)
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bennett Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 35 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Bennett Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bishop Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Canaan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mecklenburg County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Carroll Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Crestview Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Mecklenburg County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Crestview Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Mecklenburg County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Dugger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Ferguson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mecklenburg County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Flournoy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Hardy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Hite Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lunenburg County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
John Jackson Wesson Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
La Crosse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mecklenburg County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Laffoon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Lawrenceville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Little Bethel Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mecklenburg County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
McDaniel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lunenburg County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Neblett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lunenburg County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mecklenburg County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Olive Branch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mecklenburg County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Olivet Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mecklenburg County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Orgain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mecklenburg County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Rawlings Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Ruffin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
St. Lukes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mecklenburg County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
St. Marks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mecklenburg County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Tabernacle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mecklenburg County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Walden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
West View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mecklenburg County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Wray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bennett Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Bennett Cemetery.

Alberta   [Map]Henrico (NC)   [Map]Rose Hill (NC)   [Map]
Blackstone   [Map]Kenbridge   [Map]Snow Hill (NC)   [Map]
Boydton   [Map]La Crosse   [Map]South Hill   [Map]
Bracey   [Map]Lawrenceville   [Map]Union Level   [Map]
Brodnax   [Map]Littleton (NC)   [Map]Vaughan (NC)   [Map]
Darvills   [Map]Macon (NC)   [Map]Victoria   [Map]
Dunns Corner   [Map]McKenney   [Map]Warrenton (NC)   [Map]
Ezell   [Map]Norlina (NC)   [Map]Wise (NC)   [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 like to start with 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 - 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 Bennett Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Brunswick County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Edgecombe County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Granville County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Halifax County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nash County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Northampton County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Person County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Vance County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Warren County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Amelia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Charlotte County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Chesterfield County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cumberland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dinwiddie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Emporia City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Greensville County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Halifax County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lunenburg County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mecklenburg County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nottoway County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Petersburg City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Powhatan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Prince Edward County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Prince George County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Southampton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sussex County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Virginia,     of Brunswick 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 Bennett 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 Bennett Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1493955   (Name of Record: Bennett Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Brunswick
Lat: 36.7376448     Lon: -78.014719   [Map]
Elev: 94         Map Name: La Crosse

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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: 36.7376, Longitude: -78.0147     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bennett Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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