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The location of Calvary Cemetery

 
 

Profile for the Calvary Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Calvary 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.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Calvary Cemetery...

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

Lat:   36.8618°   (36° 51' 42")

Lon:   -76.2597°   (-76° 15' 34")

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

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

Chesapeake   [Map]
 - Located in Chesapeake City
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Hampton   [Map]
 - Located in Hampton City
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Norfolk   [Map]
 - Located in Norfolk City
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Portsmouth   [Map]
 - Located in Portsmouth City
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Virginia Beach   [Map]
 - Located in Virginia Beach City
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of the Calvary Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in .

Bainbridge & Elco Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Chesapeake City
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Virginia Beach City
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Norfolk City
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Portsmouth City
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Elmwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Norfolk City
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Calvary Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #50142<4>
 
Evergreen Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Portsmouth City
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Forest Lawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Norfolk City
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Calvary Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #50267
 
Jewish Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Portsmouth City
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Virginia Beach City
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Lincoln Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Chesapeake City
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Lincoln Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Portsmouth City
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Magnolia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Norfolk City
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Portsmouth City
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Norfolk City
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Portsmouth County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Norfolk City
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Portsmouth City
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Olive Branch Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Chesapeake City
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Olive Branch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Portsmouth City
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Riverside Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Norfolk City
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Roosevelt Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Chesapeake City
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Rosewood Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Virginia Beach City
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Norfolk City
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Portsmouth City
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Trinity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Portsmouth City
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
West Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Norfolk City
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Woodlawn Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Located in Norfolk City
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Workmans Circle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Chesapeake City
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Calvary Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 13 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Calvary Cemetery.

Alantic City   [Map]Kempsville Gardens   [Map]Portsmouth   [Map]
Aragona Village   [Map]Monticello Village   [Map]Sussex   [Map]
Burtons   [Map]New Town   [Map]Thalia Village   [Map]
Charlton Village   [Map]Norfolk   [Map]Westview Village   [Map]
Chesapeake   [Map]Pocahontas Village   [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 like to start 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 - 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 Calvary Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Virginia
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 Calvary 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 Calvary Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1478304   (Name of Record: Calvary Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Norfolk (city)
Lat: 36.8618144     Lon: -76.2596618   [Map]
Elev: 4         Map Name: Norfolk South

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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: 36.8618, Longitude: -76.2597     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Calvary Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Calvary 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>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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