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The location of Old Lane Cemetery









A visit to the Old Lane Cemetery ...

The location of the Old Lane 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 Old Lane Cemetery ...

The Old Lane Cemetery is located in Chesterfield County.

. Chesterfield lies just to the west of the Old Lane Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   37.3771°   (37° 22' 37")

Lon:   -77.4258°   (-77° 25' 32")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Old Lane Cemetery.

Addison   [Map]     Colonial Heights   [Map]    
Bellwood   [Map]     Ettrick   [Map]    
Bensley Village   [Map]     Grant Village   [Map]    
Bensley   [Map]     Heckler Village   [Map]    
Beulah Village   [Map]     Highland Springs   [Map]    
Bollinger Estates   [Map]     Hopewell   [Map]    
Bon Air   [Map]     Maitland Village   [Map]    
Braebrook Village   [Map]     Montrose Heights   [Map]    
Cherry Gardens   [Map]     Montrose   [Map]    
Chester   [Map]     Petersburg   [Map]    
Chesterfield Court House   [Map]     Richmond   [Map]    
Chesterfield Village   [Map]     Varina   [Map]    
Chippenham Village   [Map]     Walmsley 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 Old Lane Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Chesterfield County.

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

Chester   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Lane Cemetery
 
Hopewell   [Map]
 - Located in Hopewell City
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Lane Cemetery
 
Petersburg   [Map]
 - Located in Petersburg City
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the South (S) of the Old Lane Cemetery
 
Richmond   [Map]
 - Located in Richmond City
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the North (N) of the Old Lane 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 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 - 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 Old Lane Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Chesterfield County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Amelia County:     Cyndi's
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Brunswick County:     Cyndi's
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Caroline County:     Cyndi's
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Charles City 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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Essex County:     Cyndi's
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Fluvanna County:     Cyndi's
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Franklin County:     Cyndi's
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Gloucester County:     Cyndi's
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Goochland County:     Cyndi's
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Henrico County:     Cyndi's
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Hopewell City:     Cyndi's
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Isle of Wight County:     Cyndi's
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James City County:     Cyndi's
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King and Queen County:     Cyndi's
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King William County:     Cyndi's
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Louisa County:     Cyndi's
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Lunenburg County:     Cyndi's
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New Kent County:     Cyndi's
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Nottoway County:     Cyndi's
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Petersburg City:     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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Richmond City:     Cyndi's
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Richmond County:     Cyndi's
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Southampton County:     Cyndi's
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Spotsylvania County:     Cyndi's
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Surry County:     Cyndi's
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Sussex County:     Cyndi's
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Williamsburg City:     Cyndi's
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York County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Virginia,
Cemeteries of Chesterfield 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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 27 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Old Lane Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Appomattox Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hopewell City

A large cemetery that lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southeast (SE) of the Old Lane Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1492175<3>

Bermuda Memorial Park   [Map]

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

Bethel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Henrico County

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

Brown Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cary Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north (N) of the Old Lane Cemetery

Centralia Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Old Lane Cemetery

City Point National Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hopewell City

A large cemetery that lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southeast (SE) of the Old Lane Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #109393

Dale Memorial Park   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the west (W) of the Old Lane Cemetery

Ft. Harrison National Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Henrico County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northeast (NE) of the Old Lane Cemetery

Fourmile Creek Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Henrico County

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

Hollywood Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Old Lane Cemetery

James Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Henrico County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the east northeast (ENE) of the Old Lane Cemetery

James Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Henrico County

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

Laurel Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Henrico County

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

Montague Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Henrico County

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

Mt. Giea Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Old Lane Cemetery

Mt. Gilead Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Old Lane Cemetery

Mt. Minnis Memorial Park   [Map]

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

Mt. Olivet Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Richmond City

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the north (N) of the Old Lane Cemetery

Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. Anns Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Old Lane Cemetery

St. James Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Henrico County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Old Lane Cemetery

Salem Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sunset Memorial Park   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #52348

Vaughan - Eyler Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southeast (SE) of the Old Lane Cemetery

Woods Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Old Lane Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Old Lane 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 Old Lane Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1759986   (Name of Record: Old Lane Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Chesterfield
Lat: 37.3770931     Lon: -77.4258165   [Map]
Elev: 42         Map Name: Drewrys Bluff

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Chesterfield County: www.co.chesterfield.va.us/

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.
<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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Old Lane Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3771, Longitude: -77.4258     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Old Lane Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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