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Profile for the Booth Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Booth 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.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Booth Cemetery...

The Booth 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 Booth Cemetery

Lat:   37.1954°   (37° 11' 43")

Lon:   -79.8284°   (-79° 49' 42")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Booth 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 Booth 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 Booth Cemetery.

Roanoke   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke City
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Rocky Mount   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Salem   [Map]
 - Located in Salem City
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Vinton   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Booth Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 79 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Booth Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Altice Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Amos Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Amos - Richardson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Aylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Bandy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Bandy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Barton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bedford County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Basham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Basham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Beard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Blue Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Board - Robertson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Boitnott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Bonbrook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Booth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bedford County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Brown - Meador Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Calvert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bedford County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Campbells Burial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke City
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Childress Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Coopers Cove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Crook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Dent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Doran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Dudley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Ellis - Blankenship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Ellis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Gearhart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Hanabass Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Harper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Hartman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Hogan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Holy Emmanuel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Hopkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Horn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Jeter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Jeter - Perdue Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Kasey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Kennett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Kingery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bedford County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Maxey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Booth Cemetery
 
McGuire Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Booth Cemetery
 
McGuire Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Booth Cemetery
 
McKee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bedford County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Meadow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Minnix Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Moorman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Mt. Airy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Mt. View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Neathawk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Newbill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Nichols Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bedford County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Nichols Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bedford County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Ninevah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Oylers Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Ozzie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Perdue Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Piedmont Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Plunkett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Poteet Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Red Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Richardson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Richardson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Robertson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Robertson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Ruddell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Scruggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Simmons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Starkey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Swain - Basham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Booth Cemetery
 
Waldron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bedford County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Booth Cemetery
 
White Rock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Booth 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 Booth Cemetery.

Apple Tree Village   [Map]Garden City   [Map]Rocky Mount   [Map]
Bent Mountain   [Map]Hollins   [Map]Runaway Village   [Map]
Blue Ridge   [Map]Laymantown   [Map]Salem   [Map]
Boones Mill   [Map]Montgomery Village   [Map]Sunset Village   [Map]
Buena Vista   [Map]Montvale   [Map]Troutville   [Map]
Cave Spring   [Map]North Shore   [Map]Union Hall   [Map]
Cloverdale   [Map]Radford   [Map]Vinton   [Map]
Daleville   [Map]Roanoke   [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 start with 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 - 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 Booth 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:

Lenoir 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    
Alleghany County:       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    
Covington City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
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      
Giles County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Halifax County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Henry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lexington City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
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    
Radford City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       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    
Greenbrier County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (WV):       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 Booth 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 Booth Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1791039   (Name of Record: Booth Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Franklin
Lat: 37.1954173     Lon: -79.8283682   [Map]
Elev: 318         Map Name: Hardy

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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: 37.1954, Longitude: -79.8284     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Booth Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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