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A visit to the Cowie Cemetery ...

We aren't confident of the location of the Cowie Cemetery, so consider the above location as an estimate.<1>

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Cowie Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<2> website: The Cowie Cemetery (FAG ID #49907)

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 Cowie Cemetery ...

The Cowie Cemetery is located in Greensville County.

The county seat for Greensville County is located in Emporia. Emporia lies just to the south of the Cowie Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   36.8013°   (36° 48' 4")

Lon:   -77.5545°   (-77° 33' 16")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Cowie Cemetery has been estimated.

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> of the Cowie Cemetery.

Adams Grove   [Map]     Joyner   [Map]    
Alberta   [Map]     Koskoo   [Map]    
Capron   [Map]     Lawrenceville   [Map]    
Drewryville   [Map]     Little Texas   [Map]    
Emporia   [Map]     Margarettsville (NC)   [Map]    
Ezell   [Map]     McKenney   [Map]    
Gaston (NC)   [Map]     Pleasant Hill (NC)   [Map]    
Grizzard   [Map]     Stony Creek   [Map]    
Henry   [Map]     White City   [Map]    
Jarratt   [Map]     Worrell   [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 Cowie Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Greensville County.

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

Emporia   [Map]
 - Located in Emporia City
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the South (S) of the Cowie Cemetery
 
Lawrenceville   [Map]
 - Located in Brunswick County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the West (W) of the Cowie 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 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 it should be mentioned 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 Cowie Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Greensville County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Bertie County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Edgecombe County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Gates County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Halifax County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Hertford County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Nash County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Northampton County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Vance County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Warren County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Amelia County:     Cyndi's
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Brunswick County:     Cyndi's
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Charles City County:     Cyndi's
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Chesterfield County:     Cyndi's
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Dinwiddie County:     Cyndi's
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Emporia City:     Cyndi's
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Franklin City:     Cyndi's
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Franklin County:     Cyndi's
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Henrico County:     Cyndi's
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Hopewell City:     Cyndi's
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Isle of Wight County:     Cyndi's
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Lunenburg County:     Cyndi's
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Mecklenburg County:     Cyndi's
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Nottoway County:     Cyndi's
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Petersburg City:     Cyndi's
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Powhatan County:     Cyndi's
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Prince Edward County:     Cyndi's
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Prince George County:     Cyndi's
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Richmond City:     Cyndi's
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Richmond County:     Cyndi's
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Southampton County:     Cyndi's
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Suffolk City:     Cyndi's
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Surry County:     Cyndi's
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Sussex County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Virginia,
Cemeteries of Greensville County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Virginia
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Virginia
 
Find-A-Grave:   The Cowie Cemetery (FAG ID #49907)
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Virginia,
Cemeteries of Greensville 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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 26 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Cowie Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Abernathy Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Dinwiddie County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Cowie Cemetery

Barnes Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Sussex County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Cowie Cemetery

Bolster Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Dinwiddie County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Cowie Cemetery

Bowen Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southwest (SW) of the Cowie Cemetery

Carraway Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Dinwiddie County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north (N) of the Cowie Cemetery

Concord Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Sussex County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north (N) of the Cowie Cemetery

Cottage Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Cowie Cemetery

Emmanuel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Brunswick County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Cowie Cemetery

Emporia Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Emporia City

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the south (S) of the Cowie Cemetery

Falling Run Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the south (S) of the Cowie Cemetery

Grace Anglican Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the northwest (NW) of the Cowie Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2145627

Grigg Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the east (E) of the Cowie Cemetery

Harrison Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hassidiah Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Sussex County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the east (E) of the Cowie Cemetery

Hassidiah Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the east (E) of the Cowie Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1957265

High Hills Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Sussex County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the east northeast (ENE) of the Cowie Cemetery

Jerusalem Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Sussex County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east (E) of the Cowie Cemetery

Jones Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the south (S) of the Cowie Cemetery

Jones Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Cowie Cemetery

Mayes Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Sussex County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north (N) of the Cowie Cemetery

Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Cowie Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2408242

New Hope Zion Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Brunswick County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Cowie Cemetery

Rideout Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Dinwiddie County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the north (N) of the Cowie Cemetery

St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Cowie Cemetery

Trisvan Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Sussex County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Cowie Cemetery

Zion Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Cowie Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #52768

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Cowie Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Cowie Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Cowie Cemetery elsewhere. 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 Cowie Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1465351   (Name of Record: Cowie Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Greensville
Lat: 36.8007047     Lon: -77.5538721   [Map]
Elev: 56         Map Name: Purdy

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #49907

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Greensville County: www.greensvillecountyva.gov/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. 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 maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<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.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Cowie Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.8013, Longitude: -77.5545     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Cowie Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).




 

 

 

 

 


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