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The location of Calvary UMC Cemetery









A visit to the Calvary United Methodist Church (UMC) Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Calvary UMC Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Calvary UMC Cemetery (FAG ID #49659)

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 UMC Cemetery ...

The Calvary UMC Cemetery is located in Halifax County.

The county seat for Halifax County is located in Halifax. Halifax lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the northeast of the Calvary UMC Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Calvary UMC Cemetery

Lat:   36.5597°   (36° 33' 34")

Lon:   -79.1415°   (-79° 8' 29")

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Calvary UMC Cemetery.

Allens Level (NC)   [Map]     Lucks   [Map]    
Allensville (NC)   [Map]     Milton (NC)   [Map]    
Banister Town   [Map]     Pelham (NC)   [Map]    
Beaver Park   [Map]     Providence (NC)   [Map]    
Bethel (NC)   [Map]     Roseville (NC)   [Map]    
Blanch (NC)   [Map]     Roxboro (NC)   [Map]    
Concord (NC)   [Map]     Semora (NC)   [Map]    
Danville   [Map]     South Boston   [Map]    
Halifax   [Map]     West Yanceyville (NC)   [Map]    
Henrys Mill   [Map]     Westside Village   [Map]    
Hicks Village (NC)   [Map]     Whitetown (NC)   [Map]    
Java   [Map]     Whitt Town (NC)   [Map]    
Leasburg (NC)   [Map]     Yanceyville (NC)   [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 Calvary UMC Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Halifax County.

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

Danville   [Map]
 - Located in Danville City
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of the Calvary UMC Cemetery
 
Halifax   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Calvary UMC Cemetery
 
Milton   [Map]
 - Located in Caswell County (NC)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Calvary UMC Cemetery
 
Roxboro   [Map]
 - Located in Person County (NC)
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Calvary UMC Cemetery
 
South Boston   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Calvary UMC Cemetery
 
Yanceyville   [Map]
 - Located in Caswell County (NC)
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Calvary UMC Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with 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 Calvary UMC Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Halifax County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Alamance County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Caswell County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Chatham County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Durham County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Franklin County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Granville County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Guilford County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Lenoir County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Orange County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Person County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Rockingham County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Stokes County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Vance County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Wake County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Warren County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Bedford County:     Cyndi's
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Campbell County:     Cyndi's
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Charlotte County:     Cyndi's
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Danville City:     Cyndi's
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Franklin County:     Cyndi's
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Henry County:     Cyndi's
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Lunenburg County:     Cyndi's
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Martinsville City:     Cyndi's
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Mecklenburg County:     Cyndi's
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Pittsylvania County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Virginia,
Cemeteries of Halifax County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Virginia
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Virginia
 
Find-A-Grave:   The Calvary UMC Cemetery (FAG ID #49659)
 
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

About the United Methodist Church (UMC) ...

Although we don't have a link to the Calvary UMC Cemetery itself, you might be curious about the United Methodist Church. See their website at:

The United Methodist Church

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 16 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Calvary UMC Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Calvary UMC Cemetery

Chestnut Grove Baptist Church Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Person County (NC)

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Calvary UMC Cemetery

Connally UMC Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Caswell County (NC)

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Calvary UMC Cemetery

Cross Road Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Calvary UMC Cemetery

Cunningham Family Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Person County (NC)

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Calvary UMC Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2310319

Ephesus Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Person County (NC)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Calvary UMC Cemetery

Foster Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the southwest (SW) of the Calvary UMC Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<3>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2440984

Gilead Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Caswell County (NC)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Calvary UMC Cemetery

Mercy Seat Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north (N) of the Calvary UMC Cemetery

New Bethel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Calvary UMC Cemetery

New Ephesus Baptist Church Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Person County (NC)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Calvary UMC Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2254174

Olive Branch Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Calvary UMC Cemetery

Reaves - Riggsby Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Calvary UMC Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2310615

The Cedars Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Caswell County (NC)

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Calvary UMC Cemetery

Whitt Family Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Person County (NC)

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south southeast (SSE) of the Calvary UMC Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2490758

Zion Level Baptist Church Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Person County (NC)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Calvary UMC Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Calvary UMC Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Calvary UMC Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Calvary UMC Cemetery elsewhere. 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 UMC Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1690101   (Name of Record: Calvary Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Halifax
Lat: 36.5595839     Lon: -79.141682   [Map]
Elev: 171         Map Name: Milton

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #49659

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<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 Calvary UMC Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5597, Longitude: -79.1415     [Map].
<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.




 

 

 

 

 


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