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The location of Davis - Martin Cemetery









A visit to the Davis - Martin Cemetery ...

The location of the Davis - Martin 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 Davis - Martin Cemetery ...

The Davis - Martin Cemetery is located in Franklin County. The county seat for Franklin County is located in Rocky Mount.

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

Lat:   36.8393°   (36° 50' 21")

Lon:   -79.7086°   (-79° 42' 30")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 47 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Davis - Martin Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Amos Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Amos - Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Belcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Belcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Bennett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Bernard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Boones Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Brodie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Burell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Cook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Cool Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Forest Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Gregory Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Gregory Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Gregory Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Grindstaff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Hundley - Beckner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Jamison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Jefferson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Henry County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Kirk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Laprade Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Law Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Law Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Law Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Law Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Lawrence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Lovell - Yeatts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Matley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Memorial Gardens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Muse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Oakes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Palmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Potter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Rogers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Smith - Thomas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Tench Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Truevine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Wade Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Walker - Rigney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Wyatt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Henry County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Zeigler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Davis - Martin Cemetery.

Bassett   [Map]     Oak Level   [Map]    
Chatham   [Map]     Penhook   [Map]    
Chatmoss   [Map]     Pittsville   [Map]    
Collinsville   [Map]     Reed Creek Village   [Map]    
Ferrum   [Map]     Ridgeway   [Map]    
Fieldale   [Map]     Rocky Mount   [Map]    
Gretna   [Map]     Sandy Level   [Map]    
Henry   [Map]     Stanleytown   [Map]    
Horse Pasture   [Map]     Transco Village   [Map]    
Laprades Mill   [Map]     Union Hall   [Map]    
Laurel Park   [Map]     Villa Heights   [Map]    
Martinsville   [Map]     Westlake Corner   [Map]    
North Shore   [Map]     Whittles   [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 Davis - Martin Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Franklin County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Davis - Martin Cemetery.

Bassett   [Map]
 - Located in Henry County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Chatham   [Map]
 - Located in Pittsylvania County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Ferrum   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Gretna   [Map]
 - Located in Pittsylvania County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Martinsville   [Map]
 - Located in Martinsville City
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Rocky Mount   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery
 
Sandy Level   [Map]
 - Located in Henry County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of the Davis - Martin Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 Davis - Martin Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Franklin County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Caswell County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Forsyth County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Guilford County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lenoir County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Person County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rockingham County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stokes County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Surry County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bedford City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Bedford County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Botetourt County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Campbell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Charlotte County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Craig County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Danville City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Floyd County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Halifax County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Henry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lynchburg City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Lynchburg County:              
Martinsville City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Patrick County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pittsylvania County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pulaski County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Roanoke City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Roanoke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Salem City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Southampton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Davis - Martin 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 Davis - Martin Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1791520   (Name of Record: Davis-Martin Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Franklin
Lat: 36.8393058     Lon: -79.7086431   [Map]
Elev: 305         Map Name: Mountain Valley

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Franklin County: www.franklincountyva.org/

The official website for State of Virginia: 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Davis - Martin Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.8393, Longitude: -79.7086     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Davis - Martin Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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