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(Carroll County, Virginia)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Branscome 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 Branscome Cemetery...

The Branscome Cemetery is located in Carroll County. The county seat for Carroll County is located in Hillsville.

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

Lat:   36.7446°   (36° 44' 40")

Lon:   -80.5323°   (-80° 31' 56")

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

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

Floyd   [Map]
 - Located in Floyd County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the Northeast (NE) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Hillsville   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Mount Airy   [Map]
 - Located in Surry County (NC)
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Stuart   [Map]
 - Located in Patrick County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Branscome Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 126 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Branscome Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alderman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Ballard Worrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Banks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Banks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Barber Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Barnard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Floyd County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Barnes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Bell Spur Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Patrick County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Bluemont Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Patrick County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Bolt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Bowman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Bowman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Bowman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Bowman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Bowman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Bowman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Bowman - Fariss - Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Bowman - Jessup - Rorrer - Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Patrick County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Branscome Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<4>
 
Buffalo Mountain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Floyd County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
C Walker Nester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Can Horton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Collier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Combs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Crooked Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Cruise Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Culler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Dalton - Horton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Daniel Stanley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Dillard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Eli Sowers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Emmitt D Stanley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Flurnoy Cloud Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Gallimore - McPeak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Gardner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Gladesboro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Goad Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Goad Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Groundhog Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Patrick County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Henry F Vass Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Horton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Horton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Horton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Hurst Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
James Bowman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Patrick County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
James Cloud Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
James F Goad Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
James Webb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Jessup Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
John Cassell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2395554<5>
 
John Finney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
John Goad Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
John Largen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Jonah Marshall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Joseph Horton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Kemp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Largen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Largen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Largen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Laurel Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Love Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Maple Shade Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Marshall - Bowman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Marshall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Marshall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Marshall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Marshall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Mayberry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Patrick County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
McGrady Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
McGrady - Thomas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
McPeak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Meadows of Dan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Patrick County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Moles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Montgomery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Nester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
New Bell Spur Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Newman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Painter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Pendleton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Pilot View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Patrick County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2164583
 
Pine View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Puckett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Puckett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Quesinberry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Reece Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Reed Island Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Rome Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Semones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Shadrick Worrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Shelor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Floyd County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Silverleaf Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Sollie Alderman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Spence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Stanley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Stone Mountain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Strock Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Stuphin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Tate Goad Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Terry - Barnard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Patrick County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Terry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Thomas Dickens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Thompson - Bolt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Tobler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Tolbert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Turman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Turman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Turman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Turner - Duncan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Victor Webb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Vince Largen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Webb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Webb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Webb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Branscome Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2340053
 
Webb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Weddle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Willard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
William Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
William Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Branscome Cemetery
 
Worrell Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Branscome Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Branscome Cemetery.

Ararat   [Map]Lambsburg   [Map]Pizarro   [Map]
Cana   [Map]Mack Creek Village   [Map]Poff   [Map]
Carters Mill   [Map]Meadows of Dan   [Map]Round Peak (NC)   [Map]
Dugspur   [Map]Mount Airy (NC)   [Map]Sheep Town   [Map]
Fancy Gap   [Map]Mount Herman (NC)   [Map]Stuart   [Map]
Flat Rock (NC)   [Map]Oak Grove   [Map]Toast (NC)   [Map]
Floyd   [Map]Patrick Springs   [Map]Westfield (NC)   [Map]
Hillsville   [Map]Pike City   [Map]White Plains (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 begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 Branscome Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Carroll County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Alleghany County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ashe County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Davie County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Forsyth County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Guilford County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Iredell 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    
Surry County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wilkes County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Yadkin County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Craig County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Floyd County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Galax City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Giles County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Grayson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Henry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
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    
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    
Salem City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Smyth County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Southampton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tazewell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wythe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mercer 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 Carroll County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Virginia
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Virginia
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Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Branscome 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 Branscome Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1738615   (Name of Record: Branscome Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Carroll
Lat: 36.7445799     Lon: -80.5322913   [Map]
Elev: 782         Map Name: Laurel Fork

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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: 36.7446, Longitude: -80.5323     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Branscome Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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<5>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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