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The location of Brown - Meador Cemetery









A visit to the Brown - Meador Cemetery ...

The location of the Brown - Meador 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 Brown - Meador Cemetery ...

The Brown - Meador Cemetery is located in Franklin County.

The county seat for Franklin County is located in Rocky Mount. Rocky Mount lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the south southwest of the Brown - Meador Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Lat:   37.2193°   (37° 13' 9")

Lon:   -79.8125°   (-79° 48' 45")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Brown - Meador Cemetery.

Apple Tree Village   [Map]     North Shore   [Map]    
Blue Ridge   [Map]     Radford   [Map]    
Boones Mill   [Map]     Roanoke   [Map]    
Buena Vista   [Map]     Rocky Mount   [Map]    
Cave Spring   [Map]     Runaway Village   [Map]    
Cloverdale   [Map]     Salem   [Map]    
Daleville   [Map]     Sunset Village   [Map]    
Garden City   [Map]     Troutville   [Map]    
Hanging Rock   [Map]     Union Hall   [Map]    
Hollins   [Map]     Villamont   [Map]    
Laymantown   [Map]     Vinton   [Map]    
Montgomery Village   [Map]     Westlake Corner   [Map]    
Montvale   [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 Brown - Meador 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 Brown - Meador Cemetery.

Roanoke   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke City
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery
 
Rocky Mount   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery
 
Salem   [Map]
 - Located in Salem City
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery
 
Vinton   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Brown - Meador 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 professional and volunteer 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 it should be mentioned 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 Brown - Meador 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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 69 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Brown - Meador Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Altice Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south (S) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Aylor Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Bandy Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Roanoke County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west (W) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Bandy Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Roanoke County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Barton Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bedford County

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the northeast (NE) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Basham Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Basham Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Beard Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Blue Ridge Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Roanoke County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Booth Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bedford County

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east (E) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Booth Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south southwest (SSW) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Calvert Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bedford County

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Childress Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Coopers Cove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west (W) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Dent Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Doran Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Dudley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Ellis - Blankenship Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Ellis Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Foutz Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bedford County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Garland - Ridgeway - Smith Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Gearhart Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Roanoke County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west (W) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Gray Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bedford County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Hanabass Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Hogan Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Roanoke County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Holy Emmanuel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Hopkins Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south southeast (SSE) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Jeter Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Jeter - Perdue Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Kasey Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Kennett Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Martin Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bedford County

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Maxey Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

McGuire Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

McKee Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bedford County

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the northwest (NW) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Meador Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south (S) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Meadow Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south (S) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Moorman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east northeast (ENE) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Mt. Airy Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Roanoke County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west (W) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Mt. View Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Roanoke County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Neathawk Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

New Hope Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bedford County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Newbill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Nichols Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bedford County

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Nichols Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bedford County

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Ninevah Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east southeast (ESE) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Oylers Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Ozzie Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Perdue Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Plunkett Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Red Valley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Richardson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Richardson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Ridgeway Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Robertson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Robertson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Ruddell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Roanoke County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

St. Clair Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bedford County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bedford County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south (S) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Swain - Basham Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Turner Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Roanoke County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west (W) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Waldron Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bedford County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

West Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bedford County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Wheeler Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bedford County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

Wheeler Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bedford County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Brown - Meador Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Brown - Meador 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 Brown - Meador Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1791044   (Name of Record: Brown-Meador Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Franklin
Lat: 37.2193062     Lon: -79.8125351   [Map]
Elev: 256         Map Name: Hardy

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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.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) 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 Brown - Meador Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2193, Longitude: -79.8125     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Brown - Meador Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).




 

 

 

 

 


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