RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     
Cemetery
Profile
Local
Newspapers
Nearby
Cemeteries
Nearby
Towns
Interactive
Map
  VA
Communities





The location of Peoples Cemetery









A visit to the Peoples Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Peoples Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Peoples Cemetery (FAG ID #51622)

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 Peoples Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   36.6786°   (36° 40' 42")

Lon:   -79.8889°   (-79° 53' 20")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 49 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Peoples Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Adkins - Stone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Barrow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Belcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Bowles - Shelton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Carver Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Christian View Cemetery (NC)   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Eggleston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Floyd Baptist Church Cemetery (NC)   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Gardner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Gardner - Ramsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Goodwill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Gusler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Henry Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Holcomb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Jamison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Jamison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Jamison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Matthews Chapel Cemetery (NC)   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Memorial Gardens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Metz - Nunn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive East Christian Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Mountain View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Peoples Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #51336
 
Mullins - East Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Old Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Overlook Cemetery (NC)   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Pearson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Price Family Cemetery (NC)   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Price United Methodist Church Cemetery (NC)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Ramsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Ramsey - Stanley - King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Roberts - Sneed Family Cemetery (NC)   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Roselawn Burial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Shady Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Sink Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Starkey - Barbour Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Starling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Thornton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Town Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Wray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Wyatt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Young Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Young Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Peoples 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 Peoples Cemetery.

Bassett   [Map]     Meadow Summit (NC)   [Map]    
Chatmoss   [Map]     Oak Level   [Map]    
Collinsville   [Map]     Providence (NC)   [Map]    
Eden (NC)   [Map]     Reed Creek Village   [Map]    
Fairview (NC)   [Map]     Ridgeway   [Map]    
Fieldale   [Map]     Sandy Level   [Map]    
Henry   [Map]     Stanleytown   [Map]    
Horse Pasture   [Map]     Stoneville (NC)   [Map]    
Laurel Park   [Map]     Villa Heights   [Map]    
Martinsville   [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 Peoples Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in .

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

Bassett   [Map]
 - Located in Henry County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Ferrum   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Martinsville   [Map]
 - Located in Martinsville City
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Sandy Level   [Map]
 - Located in Henry County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Peoples Cemetery
 
Stoneville   [Map]
 - Located in Rockingham County (NC)
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of the Peoples 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 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 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 Peoples Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Virginia
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Virginia
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Virginia
 
Find-A-Grave:   The Peoples Cemetery (FAG ID #51622)
 
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 Peoples Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Peoples Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Peoples Cemetery elsewhere. 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 Peoples Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1479313   (Name of Record: Peoples Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Martinsville (city)
Lat: 36.6784707     Lon: -79.8892058   [Map]
Elev: 272         Map Name: Martinsville West

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #51622

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Virginia

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

- Return to Citation

<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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 Peoples Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6786, Longitude: -79.8889     [Map].

- Return to Citation





 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2019
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 18 Mar 2019