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The location of Centenary Cemetery









A visit to the Centenary Cemetery ...

The location of the Centenary 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 Centenary Cemetery ...

The Centenary Cemetery is located in Chesterfield County.

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

Lat:   37.3477°   (37° 20' 51")

Lon:   -77.7225°   (-77° 43' 20")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 25 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Centenary Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bethia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Centenary Cemetery
 
Bollins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Amelia County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Centenary Cemetery
 
Brown Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Centenary Cemetery
 
Cheatham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Centenary Cemetery
 
Chesterfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Centenary Cemetery
 
Crump Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Centenary Cemetery
 
Dahl Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Centenary Cemetery
 
Dale Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Centenary Cemetery
 
Fuqua Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Centenary Cemetery
 
Hamner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Amelia County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Centenary Cemetery
 
Lester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Centenary Cemetery
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Powhatan County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Centenary Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #50987<4>
 
Mt. Gilead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Centenary Cemetery
 
Mt. Hermon Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Centenary Cemetery
 
Mt. Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Amelia County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Centenary Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Amelia County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Centenary Cemetery
 
Old Tomahawk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Centenary Cemetery
 
Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Amelia County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Centenary Cemetery
 
Sappony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Centenary Cemetery
 
Second Branch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Centenary Cemetery
 
Skinquarter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Centenary Cemetery
 
Tomahawk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Centenary Cemetery
 
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Amelia County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Centenary Cemetery
 
Union Branch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Centenary Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Centenary Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Centenary Cemetery.

Addison   [Map]     Darvills   [Map]    
Bellwood   [Map]     Dumbarton   [Map]    
Bensley Village   [Map]     Ettrick   [Map]    
Bensley   [Map]     Grant Village   [Map]    
Beulah Village   [Map]     Maitland Village   [Map]    
Bollinger Estates   [Map]     Matoaca   [Map]    
Bon Air   [Map]     Montrose Heights   [Map]    
Braebrook Village   [Map]     Petersburg   [Map]    
Cherry Gardens   [Map]     Richmond   [Map]    
Chester   [Map]     Short Pump   [Map]    
Chesterfield Court House   [Map]     Tuckahoe Village   [Map]    
Chesterfield Village   [Map]     Tuckahoe   [Map]    
Chippenham Village   [Map]     Walmsley Village   [Map]    
Colonial 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 Centenary Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Chesterfield County.

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

Chester   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of the Centenary Cemetery
 
Petersburg   [Map]
 - Located in Petersburg City
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Centenary Cemetery
 
Richmond   [Map]
 - Located in Richmond City
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Centenary 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 - you should note 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 Centenary Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Chesterfield County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Amelia County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Brunswick County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Buckingham County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Caroline County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Charles City County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Charlotte County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Cumberland County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Dinwiddie County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Emporia City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Fluvanna County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Goochland County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Greensville County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Hanover County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Henrico County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Hopewell City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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King and Queen County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
King William County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Louisa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lunenburg County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Mecklenburg County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
New Kent County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Nottoway County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Petersburg City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Powhatan County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Prince Edward County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Prince George County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Richmond City:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Richmond County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Southampton County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Spotsylvania County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Surry County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Sussex County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Virginia,
Cemeteries of Chesterfield 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 Centenary 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 Centenary Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1760039   (Name of Record: Centenary Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Chesterfield
Lat: 37.3476497     Lon: -77.7224952   [Map]
Elev: 76         Map Name: Winterpock

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Chesterfield County: www.co.chesterfield.va.us/

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' 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 Centenary Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3477, Longitude: -77.7225     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Centenary Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. 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 gone without an obvious trace.

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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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