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The location of Christian Aid Cemetery









A visit to the Christian Aid Cemetery ...

The location of the Christian Aid 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 Christian Aid Cemetery ...

The Christian Aid Cemetery is located in Amherst County.

The county seat for Amherst County is located in Amherst. Amherst lies just to the northeast of the Christian Aid Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Christian Aid Cemetery

Lat:   37.5754°   (37° 34' 31")

Lon:   -79.0575°   (-79° 3' 27")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Christian Aid Cemetery.

Adial   [Map]     Lavino Village   [Map]    
Amherst   [Map]     Lowesville   [Map]    
Appomattox   [Map]     Lynchburg   [Map]    
Beckham   [Map]     Madison Heights   [Map]    
Boonsboro   [Map]     Marlbrook   [Map]    
Buena Vista   [Map]     Rustburg   [Map]    
Concord   [Map]     Sweet Briar Station   [Map]    
Forest   [Map]     Timberlake   [Map]    
Forks of Buffalo   [Map]     Woodbine Village   [Map]    
Glasgow   [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 Christian Aid Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Amherst County.

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

Amherst   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Christian Aid Cemetery
 
Appomattox   [Map]
 - Located in Appomattox County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Christian Aid Cemetery
 
Glasgow   [Map]
 - Located in Rockbridge County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West (W) of the Christian Aid Cemetery
 
Lexington   [Map]
 - Located in Lexington City
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Christian Aid Cemetery
 
Lynchburg   [Map]
 - Located in Lynchburg City
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Christian Aid Cemetery
 
Rustburg   [Map]
 - Located in Campbell County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) of the Christian Aid Cemetery

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 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 Christian Aid Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Amherst 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
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Amelia County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
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
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Bedford City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Bedford County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Botetourt County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Buckingham County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Campbell County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
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Charlotte County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Charlottesville City:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Cumberland County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Fluvanna County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Franklin County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Halifax County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Lexington City:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Lunenburg County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Lynchburg City:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Lynchburg County:          
Nelson County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Nottoway County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Pittsylvania County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Prince Edward County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Roanoke City:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Roanoke County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Rockbridge County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Rockingham County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Scott County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Staunton City:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Waynesboro City:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Waynesboro County:          

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Virginia,
Cemeteries of Amherst 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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 19 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Christian Aid Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Amherst County.

Amherst Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the northeast (NE) of the Christian Aid Cemetery

Burford Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Christian Aid Cemetery

Campbell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Christian Aid Cemetery

Cash Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Christian Aid Cemetery

Faulconer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Christian Aid Cemetery

Harrison Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north (N) of the Christian Aid Cemetery

Henley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Christian Aid Cemetery

Hicks Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Christian Aid Cemetery

Hicks Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Christian Aid Cemetery

Hudson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Christian Aid Cemetery

Lone Pine Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Christian Aid Cemetery

McIvor Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Christian Aid Cemetery

Morriss Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Christian Aid Cemetery

New Hope Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Christian Aid Cemetery

Parr Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Christian Aid Cemetery

St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]

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

Watts Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Christian Aid Cemetery

Williams Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Christian Aid 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 Christian Aid Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1464887   (Name of Record: Christian Aid Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Amherst
Lat: 37.5754191     Lon: -79.0575245   [Map]
Elev: 214         Map Name: Amherst

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Amherst County: www.countyofamherst.com/

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.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' 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 Christian Aid Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5754, Longitude: -79.0575     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Christian Aid Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).




 

 

 

 

 


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