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A visit to the Gravel Hill Cemetery ...

The location of the Gravel Hill 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 Gravel Hill Cemetery ...

The Gravel Hill Cemetery is located in Mecklenburg County.

The county seat for Mecklenburg County is located in Boydton. Boydton lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the east of the Gravel Hill Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   36.6657°   (36° 39' 56")

Lon:   -78.6758°   (-78° 40' 32")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 15 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Gravel Hill Cemetery.

Aarons Creek   [Map]     Scottsburg   [Map]    
Banister Town   [Map]     South Boston   [Map]    
Boydton   [Map]     Stovall (NC)   [Map]    
Bullock (NC)   [Map]     Townsville (NC)   [Map]    
Chase City   [Map]     Virgilina   [Map]    
Clarksville   [Map]     Westside Village   [Map]    
Halifax   [Map]     Wilbourns (NC)   [Map]    
Mill Village   [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 Gravel Hill 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 Gravel Hill Cemetery.

Boydton   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the East (E) of the Gravel Hill Cemetery
 
Chase City   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) of the Gravel Hill Cemetery
 
Clarksville   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gravel Hill Cemetery
 
Drakes Branch   [Map]
 - Located in Charlotte County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the North (N) of the Gravel Hill Cemetery
 
Halifax   [Map]
 - Located in Halifax County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gravel Hill Cemetery
 
Oxford   [Map]
 - Located in Granville County (NC)
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the South (S) of the Gravel Hill Cemetery
 
Roxboro   [Map]
 - Located in Person County (NC)
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) of the Gravel Hill Cemetery
 
Scottsburg   [Map]
 - Located in Fluvanna County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) of the Gravel Hill Cemetery
 
South Boston   [Map]
 - Located in Halifax County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gravel Hill Cemetery
 
Stovall   [Map]
 - Located in Granville County (NC)
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gravel Hill Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 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 Gravel Hill 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:

Alamance County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Caswell County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Durham County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Franklin County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Granville County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Halifax County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

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

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

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

 
Rockingham County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Vance County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Wake County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Warren County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Appomattox County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Brunswick County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Buckingham County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Campbell County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Charlotte County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Cumberland County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Danville City:     Cyndi's
List

 
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Halifax County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Lunenburg County:     Cyndi's
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Nottoway County:     Cyndi's
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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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Genealogy
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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 29 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Gravel Hill Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Aarons Creek Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Halifax County

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the west (W) of the Gravel Hill Cemetery

Blanks Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the south (S) of the Gravel Hill Cemetery

Bluestone Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bowen Cemetery   [Map]

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

Buffalo Cemetery   [Map]

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

Buffalo Tabernacle Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Gravel Hill Cemetery

Burwell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Chandler Cemetery   [Map]

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

Clark Cemetery   [Map]

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

Dyer Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Halifax County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Gravel Hill Cemetery

Elliott Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Gravel Hill Cemetery

Ephesus Untied Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northeast (NE) of the Gravel Hill Cemetery

Grace Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Halifax County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west (W) of the Gravel Hill Cemetery

Hayes Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hayes Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hebron Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Gravel Hill Cemetery

Hite Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Halifax County

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

Hitesburg Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Halifax County

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

Nelson Cemetery   [Map]

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

North Fork Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Halifax County

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

Oakhurst Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the east southeast (ESE) of the Gravel Hill Cemetery

Overbey Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Gravel Hill Cemetery

Puryear Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. Matthews Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the east (E) of the Gravel Hill Cemetery

Skipwith Family Cemetery   [Map]

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

Snead Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Halifax County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Gravel Hill Cemetery

White Oak Fork Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Halifax County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Gravel Hill Cemetery

White Oak Fork Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Halifax County

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

Williamson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Gravel Hill Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Gravel Hill 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 Gravel Hill Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1500706   (Name of Record: Gravel Hill Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Mecklenburg
Lat: 36.6656952     Lon: -78.6758371   [Map]
Elev: 141         Map Name: Buffalo Springs

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 '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 Gravel Hill Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6657, Longitude: -78.6758     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Gravel Hill Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).




 

 

 

 

 


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