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(Shenandoah County, Virginia)


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The location of St. Johns Cemetery

 
 

Profile for the St. Johns Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Saint Johns 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 St. Johns Cemetery...

The St. Johns Cemetery is located in Shenandoah County. The county seat for Shenandoah County is located in Woodstock.

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

Lat:   38.9496°   (38° 56' 58")

Lon:   -78.4611°   (-78° 27' 39")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the St. Johns 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 St. Johns Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Shenandoah County.

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

Edinburg   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the South Southwest (SSW) of the St. Johns Cemetery
 
Front Royal   [Map]
 - Located in Warren County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of the St. Johns Cemetery
 
Lost City   [Map]
 - Located in Hardy County (WV)
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) of the St. Johns Cemetery
 
Luray   [Map]
 - Located in Page County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of the St. Johns Cemetery
 
Stephens City   [Map]
 - Located in Frederick County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the St. Johns Cemetery
 
Strasburg   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the St. Johns Cemetery
 
Wardensville   [Map]
 - Located in Hardy County (WV)
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the St. Johns Cemetery
 
Winchester   [Map]
 - Located in Winchester City
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the St. Johns Cemetery
 
Woodstock   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the St. Johns Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 18 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the St. Johns Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Shenandoah County.

Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the St. Johns Cemetery
 
Keller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the St. Johns Cemetery
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the St. Johns Cemetery
 
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the St. Johns Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the St. Johns Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the St. Johns Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the St. Johns Cemetery
 
Munch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the St. Johns Cemetery
 
Patmos Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the St. Johns Cemetery
 
River View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the St. Johns Cemetery
 
Riverview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the St. Johns Cemetery
 
St. James Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the St. Johns Cemetery
 
St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the St. Johns Cemetery
 
St. Stephens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the St. Johns Cemetery
 
Sugar Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the St. Johns Cemetery
 
Sunset View Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the St. Johns Cemetery
 
Valley Pike Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the St. Johns Cemetery
 
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the St. Johns Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the St. Johns Cemetery.

Baker (WV)   [Map]Luray   [Map]Royal Village   [Map]
Columbia Furnace   [Map]Middletown   [Map]Stephens City   [Map]
Day - Mar Village   [Map]Mount Jackson   [Map]Strasburg   [Map]
Echo Village   [Map]Overall   [Map]Toms Brook   [Map]
Edinburg   [Map]Reliance   [Map]Viscose City   [Map]
Front Royal   [Map]Riverton   [Map]Wardensville (WV)   [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 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 St. Johns Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Shenandoah County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Allegany County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Frederick County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Garrett County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Albemarle County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Augusta County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Culpeper County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fairfax County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fauquier County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Frederick County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harrisonburg City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Loudoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Orange County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Page County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Prince William County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rappahannock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rockbridge County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Rockingham County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Warren County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Winchester City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Berkeley County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Grant County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hampshire County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hardy County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mineral County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pendleton County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1673906   (Name of Record: Saint Johns Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Shenandoah
Lat: 38.9495542     Lon: -78.4611193   [Map]
Elev: 268         Map Name: Toms Brook

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Shenandoah County: www.co.shenandoah.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: 38.9496, Longitude: -78.4611     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the St. Johns Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for St. Johns 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' distance that stretches from . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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