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The location of Bruce Cemetery









A visit to the Bruce Cemetery ...

The location of the Bruce 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 Bruce Cemetery ...

The Bruce Cemetery is located in Louisa County. The county seat for Louisa County is located in Louisa.

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

Lat:   38.0271°   (38° 1' 37")

Lon:   -78.2686°   (-78° 16' 6")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 23 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Bruce Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Castle Hill - Walker Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Albemarle County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bruce Cemetery
 
Chapman Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Albemarle County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bruce Cemetery
 
Coles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Albemarle County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bruce Cemetery
 
Free Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Albemarle County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bruce Cemetery
 
Goss Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Albemarle County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bruce Cemetery
 
Grace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Albemarle County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bruce Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bruce Cemetery
 
Knights Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Albemarle County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Bruce Cemetery
 
Lawrence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Albemarle County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bruce Cemetery
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Albemarle County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bruce Cemetery
 
Long Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Albemarle County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bruce Cemetery
 
Magruder Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Albemarle County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bruce Cemetery
 
Maplewood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Orange County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bruce Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #51066<3>
 
Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bruce Cemetery
 
Mt. Eagle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Albemarle County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bruce Cemetery
 
Rives / Troubetzkoy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Albemarle County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bruce Cemetery
 
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Albemarle County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Bruce Cemetery
 
Shackelford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Albemarle County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bruce Cemetery
 
South Plains Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Albemarle County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Bruce Cemetery
 
Thomas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Albemarle County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Bruce Cemetery
 
Watson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Bruce Cemetery
 
Woodbury Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Orange County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bruce Cemetery
 
Zion Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Albemarle County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bruce Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Bruce Cemetery.

Advance Mills Village   [Map]     Kents Store   [Map]    
Advance Mills   [Map]     Lake Monticello   [Map]    
Barracks   [Map]     Locust Grove   [Map]    
Belmont   [Map]     Logan Village   [Map]    
Charlottesville   [Map]     Louisa   [Map]    
Commonwealth   [Map]     Meltons   [Map]    
Ednam Village   [Map]     Monacan Town   [Map]    
Gordonsville   [Map]     Orange   [Map]    
Hollymead   [Map]     Rio   [Map]    
Huntington Village   [Map]     Rose Hill   [Map]    
Jefferson Village   [Map]     University Heights   [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 Bruce Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Louisa County.

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

Charlottesville   [Map]
 - Located in Charlottesville City
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of the Bruce Cemetery
 
Columbia   [Map]
 - Located in Fluvanna County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bruce Cemetery
 
Fork Union   [Map]
 - Located in Fluvanna County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of the Bruce Cemetery
 
Louisa   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of the Bruce Cemetery
 
Mineral   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of the Bruce Cemetery
 
Orange   [Map]
 - Located in Orange County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bruce Cemetery
 
Scottsville   [Map]
 - Located in Albemarle County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bruce Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 Bruce Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Louisa County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Albemarle County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Amelia County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Amherst County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Augusta County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Buckingham County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Caroline County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Charlottesville City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Chesterfield County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Culpeper County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cumberland County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fauquier County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fluvanna County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fredericksburg City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Goochland County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Greene County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hanover County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Harrisonburg City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Henrico County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Madison County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Nelson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Nottoway County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Orange County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Page County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Powhatan County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Prince Edward County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Rockbridge County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Rockingham County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Scott County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Shenandoah County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Spotsylvania County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Stafford County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Staunton City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Waynesboro City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Waynesboro County:          

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1463939   (Name of Record: Bruce Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Louisa
Lat: 38.0270834     Lon: -78.2686167   [Map]
Elev: 137         Map Name: Keswick

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Virginia

About Louisa County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Louisa County: www.louisacounty.com/

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 Bruce Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0271, Longitude: -78.2686     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bruce 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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