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Profile for the Catawba Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Catawba 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 Catawba Cemetery...

The Catawba Cemetery is located in Roanoke County.

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

Lat:   37.3918°   (37° 23' 30")

Lon:   -80.0887°   (-80° 5' 19")

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

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

Blacksburg   [Map]
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Fincastle   [Map]
 - Located in Botetourt County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
New Castle   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Roanoke   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke City
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Salem   [Map]
 - Located in Salem City
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Vinton   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Catawba Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 53 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Catawba Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Beamer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Beard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke City
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Boyer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Botetourt County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Brickey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Brilheart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Butts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Cain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Caldwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Cedar Lawn Burial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke City
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Church Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Salem City
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Churchill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Botetourt County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Cocke Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
County Farm Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Custer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Duckwiller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
East Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Salem City
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke City
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Furrow Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Givens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Grave Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Grave Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Greenfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Botetourt County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Harper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Salem City
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Huffman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Huffman Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Jonathan Tosh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke City
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Lee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Leffel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Looney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Loury Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke City
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Memorial Bridge Park   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke City
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Moore - Bain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Nutter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Obenchain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Paitsel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Peery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Botetourt County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Peters Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke City
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Richard Carver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Riley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Botetourt County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
St. Andrews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke City
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Sarver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Sarver Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Sherwood Burial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Salem City
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Catawba Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #728583<4>
 
Spessard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Springwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke City
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Tombstone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
West View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Catawba Cemetery
 
Williams Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke City
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Catawba Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Catawba Cemetery.

Abbott   [Map]Daleville   [Map]Roanoke   [Map]
Apple Tree Village   [Map]Fincastle   [Map]Runaway Village   [Map]
Bent Mountain   [Map]Garden City   [Map]Salem   [Map]
Blue Ridge   [Map]Hollins   [Map]Shawsville   [Map]
Buena Vista   [Map]Laymantown   [Map]Sunset Village   [Map]
Cave Spring   [Map]Montgomery Village   [Map]Troutville   [Map]
Cloverdale   [Map]New Castle   [Map]Vinton   [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 start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These 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 Catawba Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Roanoke County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Alleghany County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Amherst County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bath County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bedford City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Bedford County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Botetourt County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Campbell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Covington City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
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    
Giles County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Henry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lexington City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Lynchburg City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Lynchburg County:              
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    
Pittsylvania 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    
Rockbridge County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Salem City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Southampton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wythe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greenbrier County (WV):       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    
Pocahontas County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Raleigh County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Summers County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Virginia,     of Roanoke County
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 Catawba 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 Catawba Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1482375   (Name of Record: Catawba Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Roanoke
Lat: 37.3917984     Lon: -80.0886553   [Map]
Elev: 530         Map Name: Catawba

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Virginia

About Roanoke County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Roanoke County: www.roanokecountyva.gov/

The official website for State of Virginia: www.virginia.gov/



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: 37.3918, Longitude: -80.0887     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Catawba Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Catawba 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 starting from . 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.

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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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