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A visit to the Faulconer Cemetery ...

The location of the Faulconer 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 Faulconer Cemetery ...

The Faulconer Cemetery is located in Amherst County.

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

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

Lat:   37.5351°   (37° 32' 6")

Lon:   -79.1064°   (-79° 6' 23")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Faulconer Cemetery.

Amherst   [Map]     Lavino Village   [Map]    
Appomattox   [Map]     Lowesville   [Map]    
Beckham   [Map]     Lynchburg   [Map]    
Boonsboro   [Map]     Madison Heights   [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 Faulconer 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 Faulconer Cemetery.

Amherst   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) of the Faulconer Cemetery
 
Appomattox   [Map]
 - Located in Appomattox County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) of the Faulconer Cemetery
 
Bedford   [Map]
 - Located in Bedford City
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Faulconer Cemetery
 
Glasgow   [Map]
 - Located in Rockbridge County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Faulconer Cemetery
 
Lexington   [Map]
 - Located in Lexington City
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) of the Faulconer Cemetery
 
Lynchburg   [Map]
 - Located in Lynchburg City
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Faulconer Cemetery
 
Rustburg   [Map]
 - Located in Campbell County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the South (S) of the Faulconer 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 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 Faulconer 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
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Appomattox County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
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
List

 
Family
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Bedford County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Botetourt County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Buckingham County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Campbell County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Charlotte County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Charlottesville City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Covington City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Craig County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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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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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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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
List

 
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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Prince Edward County:     Cyndi's
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Roanoke City:     Cyndi's
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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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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
List

 
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 23 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Faulconer Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Amherst Cemetery   [Map]

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

Beth Joseph Agudath Sholom Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Faulconer Cemetery

Burford Cemetery   [Map]

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

Campbell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Christian Aid Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northeast (NE) of the Faulconer Cemetery

Fletcher Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west (W) of the Faulconer Cemetery

Harris Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west (W) of the Faulconer Cemetery

Harrison Cemetery   [Map]

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

Henley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the north (N) of the Faulconer Cemetery

Hicks Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the southwest (SW) of the Faulconer Cemetery

Hicks Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Faulconer Cemetery

Holy Cross Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lynchburg City

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Faulconer Cemetery

Hudson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the west (W) of the Faulconer Cemetery

Lone Pine Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Faulconer Cemetery

McIvor Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mead Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Faulconer Cemetery

Morriss Cemetery   [Map]

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

New Hope Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Faulconer Cemetery

St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Faulconer Cemetery

Scott Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lynchburg City

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

Watts Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Faulconer Cemetery

Williams Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Faulconer Cemetery

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Faulconer 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 Faulconer Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1466504   (Name of Record: Faulconer Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Amherst
Lat: 37.5351411     Lon: -79.1064141   [Map]
Elev: 270         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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Faulconer Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5351, Longitude: -79.1064     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Faulconer Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).




 

 

 

 

 


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