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(Craig County, Virginia)


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Profile for the Lee Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Lee Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

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 Lee Cemetery...

The Lee Cemetery is located in Craig County. The county seat for Craig County is located in New Castle.

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

Lat:   37.4396°   (37° 26' 22")

Lon:   -80.1292°   (-80° 7' 45")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Lee Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Blacksburg   [Map]
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the Southwest (SW) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Fincastle   [Map]
 - Located in Botetourt County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lee Cemetery
 
New Castle   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Roanoke   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke City
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Salem   [Map]
 - Located in Salem City
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Vinton   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lee Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 24 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Lee Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Brilheart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Cain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Caldwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Catawba Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lee Cemetery
 
County Farm Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Crawford Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Custer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Furrow Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Grave Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Grave Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Harper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Huffman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Huffman Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Leffel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Looney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Morgan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Nutter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Paitsel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Paxton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Sarver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Sarver Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Spessard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lee Cemetery
 
West View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Lee Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Lee Cemetery.

Abbott   [Map]Fincastle   [Map]Roanoke   [Map]
Apple Tree Village   [Map]Garden City   [Map]Runaway Village   [Map]
Bent Mountain   [Map]Hollins   [Map]Salem   [Map]
Blue Ridge   [Map]Hollywood (WV)   [Map]Shawsville   [Map]
Buena Vista   [Map]Laymantown   [Map]Sunset Village   [Map]
Cave Spring   [Map]Montgomery Village   [Map]Troutville   [Map]
Cloverdale   [Map]Mount Tabor Village   [Map]Vinton   [Map]
Daleville   [Map]New Castle   [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 first visit 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 - 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 Lee Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Craig County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Alleghany County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Amherst County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bath County:       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    
Bland 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    
Covington City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Floyd County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Giles County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Henry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lexington City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Lynchburg City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Lynchburg County:              
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    
Radford City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Roanoke City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Roanoke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rockbridge County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Salem City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Southampton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wythe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greenbrier County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mercer County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pocahontas County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Raleigh County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Summers County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Virginia,     of Craig 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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Lee 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 Lee Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1484755   (Name of Record: Lee Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Craig
Lat: 37.4395743     Lon: -80.1292133   [Map]
Elev: 443         Map Name: Looney

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Cities, Towns and Villages of Virginia

About Craig County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Craig County: www.co.craig.va.us/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4396, Longitude: -80.1292     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Lee Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Lee Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>This 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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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