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The location of Borum Cemetery









A visit to the Borum Cemetery ...

The location of the Borum 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 Borum Cemetery ...

The Borum Cemetery is located in Mathews County.

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

Lat:   37.3579°   (37° 21' 28")

Lon:   -76.2858°   (-76° 17' 8")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 39 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Borum Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Mathews County.

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Borum Cemetery
 
Armistead Burial Ground   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Borum Cemetery
 
Armistead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Borum Cemetery
 
Armistead - Hudgins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Borum Cemetery
 
Bowen - Sadler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Borum Cemetery
 
Brooks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Borum Cemetery
 
Campground Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Borum Cemetery
 
Christ Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Borum Cemetery
 
Covill Burial Ground   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Borum Cemetery
 
Deal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Borum Cemetery
 
First Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Borum Cemetery
 
Foster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Borum Cemetery
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Borum Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2195836<3>
 
Grinnell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Borum Cemetery
 
Hamburg School Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Borum Cemetery
 
Hudgins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Borum Cemetery
 
Hudgins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Borum Cemetery
 
Hudgins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Borum Cemetery
 
Hudgins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Borum Cemetery
 
Hurst - Ward Burial Ground   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Borum Cemetery
 
Jarvis Burial Ground   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Borum Cemetery
 
John Forrest Grave   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Borum Cemetery
 
Knight Burial Ground   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Borum Cemetery
 
Knight Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Borum Cemetery
 
Mickelborough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Borum Cemetery
 
Morgan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Borum Cemetery
 
Owens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Borum Cemetery
 
Owens - Parker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Borum Cemetery
 
Perkins Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Borum Cemetery
 
Poplar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Borum Cemetery
 
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Borum Cemetery
 
Ruff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Borum Cemetery
 
St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Borum Cemetery
 
Sibley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Borum Cemetery
 
Stuart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Borum Cemetery
 
West Burial Ground   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Borum Cemetery
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Borum Cemetery
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Borum Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Borum Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 30 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Borum Cemetery.

Adner   [Map]     Locust Hill   [Map]    
Beaverlett   [Map]     Newgate Village   [Map]    
Bernard Village   [Map]     North   [Map]    
Cape Charles   [Map]     Pat Town   [Map]    
Chapel Village   [Map]     Pine Chapel Village   [Map]    
Cheriton   [Map]     Pleasant Cove Village   [Map]    
Country Village   [Map]     Poquoson   [Map]    
Dare   [Map]     Red Hill Village   [Map]    
Eastville   [Map]     Roanes   [Map]    
Gloucester Courthouse   [Map]     Rochambeau Village   [Map]    
Gloucester Point   [Map]     Weems   [Map]    
Hampton   [Map]     White Stone   [Map]    
Harmony Village   [Map]     York View   [Map]    
Irvington   [Map]     Yorktown   [Map]    
Jamesville   [Map]     Yorkville   [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 Borum Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Mathews County.

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

Cape Charles   [Map]
 - Located in Northampton County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Borum Cemetery
 
Eastville   [Map]
 - Located in Northampton County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of the Borum Cemetery
 
Gloucester Point   [Map]
 - Located in Gloucester County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Borum Cemetery
 
Hampton   [Map]
 - Located in Hampton City
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) of the Borum Cemetery
 
Irvington   [Map]
 - Located in Lancaster County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Borum Cemetery
 
Yorktown   [Map]
 - Located in York County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Borum Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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 Borum Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Mathews County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Saint Mary's County (MD):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Somerset County (MD):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Accomack County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Charles City County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Chesapeake City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Essex County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Gloucester County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hampton City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Isle of Wight County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
James City County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
King and Queen County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
King William County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lancaster County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Loudoun County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Middlesex County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
New Kent County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Newport News City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Norfolk City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Northampton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Northumberland County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Poquoson City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Portsmouth City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Portsmouth County:          
Prince George County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Richmond County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Southampton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Suffolk City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Surry County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sussex County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Virginia Beach City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Westmoreland County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Williamsburg City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
York County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Virginia,
Cemeteries of Mathews 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 Borum 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 Borum Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1739075   (Name of Record: Borum Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Mathews
Lat: 37.3579149     Lon: -76.2857747   [Map]
Elev: 1         Map Name: New Point Comfort

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Mathews County: www.co.mathews.va.us/

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' (or point-to-point) distance. 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Borum Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3579, Longitude: -76.2858     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Borum Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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