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(Albemarle County, Virginia)


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Profile for the Lawrence Cemetery ...

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 five sections:

The Location of the Lawrence Cemetery...

The Lawrence Cemetery is located in Albemarle County. The county seat for Albemarle County is located in Charlottesville.

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

Lat:   38.0832°   (38° 4' 59")

Lon:   -78.2979°   (-78° 17' 52")

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Lawrence Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Albemarle County.

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

Charlottesville   [Map]
 - Located in Charlottesville City
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lawrence Cemetery
 
Louisa   [Map]
 - Located in Louisa County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lawrence Cemetery
 
Orange   [Map]
 - Located in Orange County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lawrence Cemetery
 
Stanardsville   [Map]
 - Located in Greene County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lawrence Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 13 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Lawrence Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bruce Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Louisa County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lawrence Cemetery
 
Free Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lawrence Cemetery
 
Goss Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lawrence Cemetery
 
Grace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lawrence Cemetery
 
Knights Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Lawrence Cemetery
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Lawrence Cemetery
 
Long Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Lawrence Cemetery
 
Maplewood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Orange County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lawrence Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #51066<2>
 
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Lawrence Cemetery
 
Shackelford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lawrence Cemetery
 
South Plains Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lawrence Cemetery
 
Thomas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Lawrence Cemetery
 
Zion Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Lawrence Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Lawrence Cemetery.

Advance Mills Village   [Map]Gordonsville   [Map]Meltons   [Map]
Advance Mills   [Map]Hollymead   [Map]Monacan Town   [Map]
Barracks   [Map]Huntington Village   [Map]Orange   [Map]
Belmont   [Map]Jefferson Village   [Map]Rio   [Map]
Charlottesville   [Map]Lake Monticello   [Map]Rose Hill   [Map]
Commonwealth   [Map]Locust Grove   [Map]University Heights   [Map]
Ednam Village   [Map]Logan Village   [Map] 

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

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

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Albemarle County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Amelia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Amherst County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Augusta County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Buckingham County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Caroline County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Charlottesville City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Chesterfield County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Culpeper County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cumberland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fauquier County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Fluvanna County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fredericksburg City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Goochland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hanover County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harrisonburg City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Henrico County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Louisa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nelson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Orange County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Page County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Powhatan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rockbridge County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Rockingham County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Scott County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Shenandoah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Spotsylvania County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stafford County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Staunton City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Waynesboro City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Waynesboro County:              

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Virginia,     of Albemarle 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

Other Roadside Stops ...



Visit our Community Index for Virginia

About Albemarle County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Albemarle County: www.albemarle.org/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from . 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 Lawrence Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0832, Longitude: -78.2979     [Map].

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<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.

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