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The location of Centenary Memorial Cemetery









A visit to the Centenary Memorial Cemetery ...

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 five sections:

The Location of the Centenary Memorial Cemetery ...

The Centenary Memorial Cemetery is located in Nelson County.

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

Lat:   37.6911°   (37° 41' 27")

Lon:   -78.9138°   (-78° 54' 49")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 28 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> of the Centenary Memorial Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Allens Creek Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Centenary Memorial Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2594136<2>
 
Amherst Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Amherst County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Centenary Memorial Cemetery
 
Beard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Amherst County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of the Centenary Memorial Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #49378
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Centenary Memorial Cemetery
 
Bethlehem United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Centenary Memorial Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #49437
 
Camden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Centenary Memorial Cemetery
 
Campbell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Amherst County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Centenary Memorial Cemetery
 
Carpenter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Amherst County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of the Centenary Memorial Cemetery
 
Cash Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Amherst County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Centenary Memorial Cemetery
 
Fulcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Amherst County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Centenary Memorial Cemetery
 
Giles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Centenary Memorial Cemetery
 
Harewood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Centenary Memorial Cemetery
 
Harrison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Amherst County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Centenary Memorial Cemetery
 
Harvey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Centenary Memorial Cemetery
 
Henley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Centenary Memorial Cemetery
 
Jonesboro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Centenary Memorial Cemetery
 
Level Green Estate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Centenary Memorial Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2196083
 
Loving Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Amherst County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Centenary Memorial Cemetery
 
Mays Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Amherst County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Centenary Memorial Cemetery
 
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Centenary Memorial Cemetery
 
Parr Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Amherst County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Centenary Memorial Cemetery
 
Ridgecrest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Centenary Memorial Cemetery
 
Steele Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Amherst County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Centenary Memorial Cemetery
 
Stevens Cove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Centenary Memorial Cemetery
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Centenary Memorial Cemetery
 
Tucker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Amherst County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Centenary Memorial Cemetery
 
White Rock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Centenary Memorial Cemetery
 
Woodland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Centenary Memorial Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

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

Adial   [Map]     Lodebar   [Map]    
Afton   [Map]     Lowesville   [Map]    
Amherst   [Map]     Lynchburg   [Map]    
Appomattox   [Map]     Lyndhurst   [Map]    
Axtell   [Map]     Madison Heights   [Map]    
Beckham   [Map]     Marlbrook   [Map]    
Boonsboro   [Map]     Porters   [Map]    
Buena Vista   [Map]     Scottsville   [Map]    
Concord   [Map]     Sherando   [Map]    
Durrett Town   [Map]     Spottswood   [Map]    
Forks of Buffalo   [Map]     Stuarts Draft   [Map]    
Greenville   [Map]     Sweet Briar Station   [Map]    
Lavino Village   [Map]     Woodbine Village   [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 Memorial Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Nelson County.

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

Amherst   [Map]
 - Located in Amherst County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Centenary Memorial Cemetery
 
Appomattox   [Map]
 - Located in Appomattox County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the South (S) of the Centenary Memorial Cemetery
 
Greenville   [Map]
 - Located in Augusta County
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Centenary Memorial Cemetery
 
Lynchburg   [Map]
 - Located in Lynchburg City
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Centenary Memorial Cemetery
 
Lyndhurst   [Map]
 - Located in Augusta County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the North (N) of the Centenary Memorial Cemetery
 
Scottsville   [Map]
 - Located in Albemarle County
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Centenary Memorial 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 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 Memorial Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Nelson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Albemarle County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Alleghany County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Amelia County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Amherst County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Appomattox County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Augusta County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Bath County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Bedford City:     Cyndi's
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Bedford County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Botetourt County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Buckingham County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Campbell County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Charlotte County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Charlottesville City:     Cyndi's
List

 
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Cumberland County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Fluvanna County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Goochland County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Greene County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Halifax County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lexington City:     Cyndi's
List

 
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Louisa County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lynchburg City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Lynchburg County:          
Nottoway County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Orange County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Pittsylvania County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Powhatan County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Prince Edward County:     Cyndi's
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Rockbridge County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Rockingham County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Scott County:     Cyndi's
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Staunton City:     Cyndi's
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Waynesboro City:     Cyndi's
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Waynesboro County:          

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Virginia

About Nelson County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Nelson County: www.nelsoncounty.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Memorial Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6911, Longitude: -78.9138     [Map].

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<2>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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