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(Prince Edward County, Virginia)


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Profile for the Pisgah Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Pisgah 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.

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The Location of the Pisgah Cemetery...

The Pisgah Cemetery is located in Prince Edward County. The county seat for Prince Edward County is located in Farmville.

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

Lat:   37.2707°   (37° 16' 14")

Lon:   -78.2906°   (-78° 17' 26")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Pisgah 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 Pisgah Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Prince Edward County.

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

Blackstone   [Map]
 - Located in Nottoway County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 
Burkeville   [Map]
 - Located in Nottoway County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 
Charlotte Court House   [Map]
 - Located in Charlotte County
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 
Crewe   [Map]
 - Located in Nottoway County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 
Dillwyn   [Map]
 - Located in Buckingham County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 
Drakes Branch   [Map]
 - Located in Charlotte County
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 
Farmville   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 
Hampden - Sydney   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 
Kenbridge   [Map]
 - Located in Lunenburg County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 
Victoria   [Map]
 - Located in Lunenburg County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of the Pisgah Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 20 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Pisgah Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bagby Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Amelia County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 
Bethel Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 
Confederate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cumberland County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 
Cook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Nottoway County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 
Ellis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Nottoway County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 
High Bridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 
IOOF Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 
Jamestown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 
Monroe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 
Olive Branch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Nottoway County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 
Sandy Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Amelia County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 
Sharon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 
Southall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Amelia County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 
Star Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Nottoway County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 
Sunset Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Nottoway County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 
Trinity Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 
Vaughns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Nottoway County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 
Westview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Pisgah Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 16 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Pisgah Cemetery.

Abilene   [Map]Crewe   [Map]Keysville   [Map]
Blackstone   [Map]Darlington Heights   [Map]Nutbush   [Map]
Blake Village   [Map]Dillwyn   [Map]Pamplin City   [Map]
Burkeville   [Map]Farmville   [Map]Trents Mill   [Map]
Charlotte Court House   [Map]Hampden - Sydney   [Map]Victoria   [Map]
Cotton Town   [Map]Kenbridge   [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 turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 Pisgah Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Prince Edward County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Albemarle County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Amelia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Amherst County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Appomattox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Brunswick County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Buckingham County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Campbell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Charlotte County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Chesterfield County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cumberland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dinwiddie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fluvanna County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Goochland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greensville County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Halifax County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hanover County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Henrico County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Louisa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lunenburg County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lynchburg City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Mecklenburg County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nelson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nottoway County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Petersburg City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Powhatan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Richmond City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Richmond County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sussex County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Virginia,     of Prince Edward 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 Pisgah 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 Pisgah Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1492327   (Name of Record: Pisgah Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Prince Edward
Lat: 37.2707089     Lon: -78.2905506   [Map]
Elev: 144         Map Name: Rice

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About Prince Edward County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Prince Edward County: www.co.prince-edward.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: 37.2707, Longitude: -78.2906     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Pisgah Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Pisgah 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 'point-to-point' distance starting from . 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.

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