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The location of Cocke Cemetery









A visit to the Cocke Cemetery ...

The location of the Cocke 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 Cocke Cemetery ...

The Cocke Cemetery is located in Roanoke County.

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

Lat:   37.3549°   (37° 21' 17")

Lon:   -79.9353°   (-79° 56' 7")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Cocke Cemetery.

Apple Tree Village   [Map]     Laymantown   [Map]    
Blue Ridge   [Map]     Montgomery Village   [Map]    
Buena Vista   [Map]     Montvale   [Map]    
Cave Spring   [Map]     Roanoke   [Map]    
Cloverdale   [Map]     Runaway Village   [Map]    
Daleville   [Map]     Salem   [Map]    
Fincastle   [Map]     Sunset Village   [Map]    
Garden City   [Map]     Troutville   [Map]    
Hanging Rock   [Map]     Villamont   [Map]    
Hollins   [Map]     Vinton   [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 Cocke 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 Cocke Cemetery.

Buchanan   [Map]
 - Located in Botetourt County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) of the Cocke Cemetery
 
Fincastle   [Map]
 - Located in Botetourt County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cocke Cemetery
 
New Castle   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) of the Cocke Cemetery
 
Roanoke   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke City
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the South (S) of the Cocke Cemetery
 
Salem   [Map]
 - Located in Salem City
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cocke Cemetery
 
Vinton   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cocke Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Cocke Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Roanoke County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Alleghany County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Amherst 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
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Family
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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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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Campbell County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Carroll County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Covington City:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Craig County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Floyd County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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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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Giles County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Henry 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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Lynchburg City:     Cyndi's
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Lynchburg County:          
Martinsville City:     Cyndi's
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Montgomery County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Patrick County:     Cyndi's
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Pittsylvania County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Pulaski County:     Cyndi's
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Radford City:     Cyndi's
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Roanoke City:     Cyndi's
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Rockbridge County:     Cyndi's
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Salem City:     Cyndi's
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Southampton County:     Cyndi's
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Greenbrier County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Monroe County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Summers County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Virginia,
Cemeteries 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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 39 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Cocke Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Beth Israel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Roanoke City

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Cocke Cemetery

Blue Ridge Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Botetourt County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the east (E) of the Cocke Cemetery

Blue Ridge Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southeast (SE) of the Cocke Cemetery

Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens   [Map]

Located in Roanoke City

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southwest (SW) of the Cocke Cemetery

Boyer Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Botetourt County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Cocke Cemetery

Cedar Lawn Burial Park   [Map]

Located in Roanoke City

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southwest (SW) of the Cocke Cemetery

Churchill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Botetourt County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Cocke Cemetery

City Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Roanoke City

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Cocke Cemetery

East Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Salem City

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southwest (SW) of the Cocke Cemetery

Emanuel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Roanoke City

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Cocke Cemetery

Evergreen Burial Park   [Map]

Located in Roanoke City

A very large cemetery that lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Cocke Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #50174<3>

Fairview Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Roanoke City

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southwest (SW) of the Cocke Cemetery

Greenfield Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Botetourt County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north (N) of the Cocke Cemetery

Harris Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Salem City

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Cocke Cemetery

Jonathan Tosh Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Roanoke City

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southwest (SW) of the Cocke Cemetery

Laymantown Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Botetourt County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the east (E) of the Cocke Cemetery

Loury Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Roanoke City

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southwest (SW) of the Cocke Cemetery

Memorial Bridge Park   [Map]

Located in Roanoke City

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Cocke Cemetery

Mount Union Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Botetourt County

A large cemetery that lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Cocke Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1975164

Mt. View Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Cocke Cemetery

Obenchain Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Cocke Cemetery

Old Dominion Memorial Gardens   [Map]

Located in Botetourt County

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the east (E) of the Cocke Cemetery

Old Lick Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Roanoke City

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Cocke Cemetery

Peery Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Botetourt County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the north (N) of the Cocke Cemetery

Peters Creek Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Roanoke City

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Cocke Cemetery

Pleasant Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Botetourt County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the east northeast (ENE) of the Cocke Cemetery

Richard Carver Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Cocke Cemetery

Riley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Botetourt County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Cocke Cemetery

Roanoke Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Botetourt County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the east (E) of the Cocke Cemetery

Ruddell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Cocke Cemetery

St. Andrews Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Roanoke City

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southwest (SW) of the Cocke Cemetery

St. Clair Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Botetourt County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the east northeast (ENE) of the Cocke Cemetery

Sherwood Burial Park   [Map]

Located in Salem City

A very large cemetery that lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southwest (SW) of the Cocke Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #728583

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Botetourt County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the east southeast (ESE) of the Cocke Cemetery

Springwood Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Roanoke City

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Cocke Cemetery

Tombstone Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Cocke Cemetery

Troutville Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Botetourt County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northeast (NE) of the Cocke Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1968071

Waldron Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bedford County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southeast (SE) of the Cocke Cemetery

Williams Memorial Park   [Map]

Located in Roanoke City

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southwest (SW) of the Cocke Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Cocke 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 Cocke Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1706632   (Name of Record: Cocke Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Roanoke
Lat: 37.3548571     Lon: -79.9353177   [Map]
Elev: 349         Map Name: Roanoke

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

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 'straight-line' (or 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 Cocke Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3549, Longitude: -79.9353     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Cocke Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>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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