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The location of Ferguson Cemetery









A visit to the Ferguson Cemetery ...

The location of the Ferguson 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 Ferguson Cemetery ...

The Ferguson Cemetery is located in Mecklenburg County.

The county seat for Mecklenburg County is located in Boydton. Boydton lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the southwest of the Ferguson Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   36.7801°   (36° 46' 48")

Lon:   -78.1864°   (-78° 11' 11")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Ferguson Cemetery.

Alberta   [Map]     Lawrenceville   [Map]    
Blackstone   [Map]     Mill Village   [Map]    
Boydton   [Map]     Norlina (NC)   [Map]    
Bracey   [Map]     Nutbush   [Map]    
Brodnax   [Map]     Rose Hill (NC)   [Map]    
Chase City   [Map]     South Hill   [Map]    
Clarksville   [Map]     Townsville (NC)   [Map]    
Dunns Corner   [Map]     Union Level   [Map]    
Ezell   [Map]     Victoria   [Map]    
Kenbridge   [Map]     Wise (NC)   [Map]    
La Crosse   [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 Ferguson Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Mecklenburg County.

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

Blackstone   [Map]
 - Located in Nottoway County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ferguson Cemetery
 
Boydton   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) of the Ferguson Cemetery
 
Chase City   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the West (W) of the Ferguson Cemetery
 
Clarksville   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ferguson Cemetery
 
Kenbridge   [Map]
 - Located in Lunenburg County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ferguson Cemetery
 
Lawrenceville   [Map]
 - Located in Brunswick County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the East (E) of the Ferguson Cemetery
 
Manson   [Map]
 - Located in Warren County (NC)
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ferguson Cemetery
 
Norlina   [Map]
 - Located in Warren County (NC)
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the South (S) of the Ferguson Cemetery
 
Victoria   [Map]
 - Located in Lunenburg County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the North (N) of the Ferguson 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 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 Ferguson Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Mecklenburg County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Franklin County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Granville County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Halifax County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Nash County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Northampton County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Person 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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Appomattox County:     Cyndi's
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Brunswick County:     Cyndi's
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Buckingham County:     Cyndi's
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Campbell County:     Cyndi's
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Charlotte County:     Cyndi's
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Chesterfield County:     Cyndi's
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Cumberland County:     Cyndi's
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Dinwiddie County:     Cyndi's
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Emporia City:     Cyndi's
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Greensville County:     Cyndi's
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Halifax County:     Cyndi's
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Lunenburg County:     Cyndi's
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Nottoway County:     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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Southampton 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 Mecklenburg County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Virginia
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Virginia
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Virginia,
Cemeteries of Mecklenburg 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 25 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Ferguson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bailey Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lunenburg County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the north (N) of the Ferguson Cemetery

Bell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lunenburg County

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

Berea Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west (W) of the Ferguson Cemetery

Crestview Memorial Park   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the east southeast (ESE) of the Ferguson Cemetery

Crestview Memorial Park   [Map]

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

Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Ferguson Cemetery

Ephesus Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Ferguson Cemetery

Hite Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lunenburg County

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

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

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

La Crosse Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southeast (SE) of the Ferguson Cemetery

Little Bethel Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southeast (SE) of the Ferguson Cemetery

Marshall Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lunenburg County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Ferguson Cemetery

Mt. Horeb Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Ferguson Cemetery

Neblett Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lunenburg County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the northeast (NE) of the Ferguson Cemetery

Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southeast (SE) of the Ferguson Cemetery

Olivet Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the east (E) of the Ferguson Cemetery

Providence Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the east southeast (ESE) of the Ferguson Cemetery

St. Andrews Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. James Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lunenburg County

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

St. Lukes Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Ferguson Cemetery

St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southeast (SE) of the Ferguson Cemetery

Union Level Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Ferguson Cemetery

West View Cemetery   [Map]

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

Zion Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Ferguson Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Ferguson 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 Ferguson Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1500691   (Name of Record: Ferguson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Mecklenburg
Lat: 36.7801431     Lon: -78.1863863   [Map]
Elev: 119         Map Name: North View

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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 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 Ferguson Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.7801, Longitude: -78.1864     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Ferguson Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).




 

 

 

 

 


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