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The location of Mannon Cemetery









A visit to the Mannon Cemetery ...

The location of the Mannon 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 Mannon Cemetery ...

The Mannon Cemetery is located in Floyd County. The county seat for Floyd County is located in Floyd.

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

Lat:   36.9701°   (36° 58' 12")

Lon:   -80.3942°   (-80° 23' 39")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 12 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Mannon Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Big Sand Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mannon Cemetery
 
Cox Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mannon Cemetery
 
Duncan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mannon Cemetery
 
Jacksonville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mannon Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Mannon Cemetery
 
Pine Creek Primitive Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mannon Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2213074<3>
 
Shelor - Booth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Mannon Cemetery
 
Snowville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pulaski County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mannon Cemetery
 
Sowers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mannon Cemetery
 
Sunset Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Mannon Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #52344
 
White Rock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Mannon Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mannon Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 28 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Mannon Cemetery.

Blacksburg   [Map]     Pike City   [Map]    
Christiansburg   [Map]     Pilot   [Map]    
Dublin   [Map]     Pizarro   [Map]    
Dugspur   [Map]     Poff   [Map]    
Fairlawn   [Map]     Radford Village   [Map]    
Floyd   [Map]     Radford   [Map]    
Mack Creek Village   [Map]     Raintree Village   [Map]    
McBryde Village   [Map]     Riner   [Map]    
Meadows of Dan   [Map]     Shawsville   [Map]    
Merrimac   [Map]     Simpkins Village   [Map]    
Mill Village   [Map]     Simpsons   [Map]    
New Town   [Map]     Sundance Village   [Map]    
Oak Grove   [Map]     Sunset Village   [Map]    
Old Farm Village   [Map]     Terrys Fork   [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 Mannon Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Floyd County.

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

Blacksburg   [Map]
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of the Mannon Cemetery
 
Christiansburg   [Map]
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of the Mannon Cemetery
 
Floyd   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mannon Cemetery
 
Radford   [Map]
 - Located in Radford City
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mannon Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit 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 - although 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 Mannon Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Floyd County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Alleghany County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

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

 
Rockingham County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Stokes County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Surry County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Yadkin County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Alleghany County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Bedford County:     Cyndi's
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Bland County:     Cyndi's
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Botetourt County:     Cyndi's
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Carroll County:     Cyndi's
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Craig County:     Cyndi's
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Franklin County:     Cyndi's
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Galax City:     Cyndi's
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Giles County:     Cyndi's
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Grayson County:     Cyndi's
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Henry County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Martinsville City:     Cyndi's
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Montgomery County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Patrick County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Pittsylvania County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Pulaski County:     Cyndi's
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Radford City:     Cyndi's
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Roanoke City:     Cyndi's
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Roanoke County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Salem City:     Cyndi's
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Smyth County:     Cyndi's
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Southampton County:     Cyndi's
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Tazewell County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Wythe County:     Cyndi's
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Greenbrier County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Mercer County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Monroe County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Summers County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Virginia,
Cemeteries of Floyd County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Virginia
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Virginia
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Virginia,
Cemeteries of Floyd 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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Mannon 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 Mannon Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1494369   (Name of Record: Mannon Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Floyd
Lat: 36.9701311     Lon: -80.3942174   [Map]
Elev: 763         Map Name: Alum Ridge

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Virginia

About Floyd County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Floyd County: www.fin.org/

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.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 Mannon Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.9701, Longitude: -80.3942     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mannon Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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