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The location of Bennett Cemetery









A visit to the Bennett Cemetery ...

The location of the Bennett 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 Bennett Cemetery ...

The Bennett 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 Bennett Cemetery

Lat:   36.8688°   (36° 52' 7")

Lon:   -79.6725°   (-79° 40' 20")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 54 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Bennett Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Adkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Amos Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Amos - Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Belcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Belcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Bernard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Blankenship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Boones Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Brodie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Burell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pittsylvania County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Cook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Cool Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Cundiff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
David Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Davis - Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Forest Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Fralin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Gregory Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Gregory Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Gregory Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Grindstaff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Hundley - Beckner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Jamison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Jefferson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Kirk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Laprade Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Law Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Law Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Law Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Law Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Lawrence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Lovell - Yeatts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Martin - Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Matley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Memorial Gardens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Moore - Dudley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Muse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Oakes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Palmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Potter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Bennett Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2563853<4>
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Tench Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Truevine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Wade Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Wingfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Young Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Zeigler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bennett Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Bennett Cemetery.

Bassett   [Map]     Penhook   [Map]    
Chatham   [Map]     Pittsville   [Map]    
Chatmoss   [Map]     Radford   [Map]    
Collinsville   [Map]     Reed Creek Village   [Map]    
Ferrum   [Map]     Rocky Mount   [Map]    
Fieldale   [Map]     Sandy Level   [Map]    
Gretna   [Map]     Stanleytown   [Map]    
Henry   [Map]     Transco Village   [Map]    
Laprades Mill   [Map]     Union Hall   [Map]    
Laurel Park   [Map]     Villa Heights   [Map]    
Martinsville   [Map]     Westlake Corner   [Map]    
North Shore   [Map]     Whittles   [Map]    
Oak Level   [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 Bennett 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 Bennett Cemetery.

Bassett   [Map]
 - Located in Henry County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Chatham   [Map]
 - Located in Pittsylvania County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Ferrum   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Gretna   [Map]
 - Located in Pittsylvania County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Martinsville   [Map]
 - Located in Martinsville City
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Rocky Mount   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Sandy Level   [Map]
 - Located in Henry County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) of the Bennett 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 helpful 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    

These pages are specific to Franklin County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

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Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Virginia,
Cemeteries of Franklin County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Virginia
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Virginia
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Virginia,
Cemeteries 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 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 #1791493   (Name of Record: Bennett Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Franklin
Lat: 36.8687511     Lon: -79.672531   [Map]
Elev: 277         Map Name: Mountain Valley

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in 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: 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.

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<2>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 Bennett Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.8688, Longitude: -79.6725     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bennett Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. 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 gone without an obvious trace.

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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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