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The location of Bowen Cemetery









A visit to the Bowen Cemetery ...

The location of the Bowen 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 Bowen Cemetery ...

The Bowen Cemetery is located in Mecklenburg County. The county seat for Mecklenburg County is located in Boydton.

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

Lat:   36.6257°   (36° 37' 32")

Lon:   -78.6908°   (-78° 41' 26")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 28 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Bowen Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Aarons Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Halifax County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Blanks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Buffalo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Buffalo Tabernacle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Burwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Callahan Cemetery (NC)   [Map]
 - Located in Granville County (NC)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Chandler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Clark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Dyer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Halifax County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Elliott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Grace Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Halifax County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Gravel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Hayes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Hayes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Hite Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Halifax County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Hitesburg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Halifax County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Ligon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Nelson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
North Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Halifax County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Oakhurst Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Overbey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Puryear Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Snead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Halifax County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Union Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
White Oak Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Halifax County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
White Oak Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Halifax County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Williamson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bowen Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Bowen Cemetery.

Aarons Creek   [Map]     Mill Village   [Map]    
Allensville (NC)   [Map]     Scottsburg   [Map]    
Banister Town   [Map]     South Boston   [Map]    
Boydton   [Map]     Stovall (NC)   [Map]    
Bullock (NC)   [Map]     Townsville (NC)   [Map]    
Chase City   [Map]     Virgilina   [Map]    
Clarksville   [Map]     Westside Village   [Map]    
Dabney (NC)   [Map]     Wilbourns (NC)   [Map]    
Halifax   [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 Bowen Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Mecklenburg County.

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

Boydton   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Chase City   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Clarksville   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Drakes Branch   [Map]
 - Located in Charlotte County
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the North (N) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Halifax   [Map]
 - Located in Halifax County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Oxford   [Map]
 - Located in Granville County (NC)
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Roxboro   [Map]
 - Located in Person County (NC)
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Scottsburg   [Map]
 - Located in Fluvanna County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
South Boston   [Map]
 - Located in Halifax County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Stovall   [Map]
 - Located in Granville County (NC)
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bowen Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Bowen Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Mecklenburg County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Caswell County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Durham County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Franklin County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Granville County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Halifax County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lenoir County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Nash County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Orange County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Person County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Rockingham County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Vance County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Wake County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Warren County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Appomattox County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Brunswick County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Campbell County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Charlotte County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Cumberland County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Danville City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Halifax County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lunenburg County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Nottoway County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pittsylvania County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Prince Edward County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Virginia,
Cemeteries of Mecklenburg County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Virginia
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Virginia
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Virginia,
Cemeteries of Mecklenburg 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 Bowen 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 Bowen Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1500625   (Name of Record: Bowen Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Mecklenburg
Lat: 36.6256956     Lon: -78.6908374   [Map]
Elev: 132         Map Name: Buffalo Springs

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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 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 Bowen Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6257, Longitude: -78.6908     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bowen Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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