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The location of Salling Family Cemetery









A visit to the Salling Family Cemetery ...

The location of the Salling Family 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 Salling Family Cemetery ...

The Salling Family Cemetery is located in Rockbridge County.

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

Lat:   37.6332°   (37° 37' 59")

Lon:   -79.4473°   (-79° 26' 50")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 15 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Salling Family Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Salling Family Cemetery
 
Diamond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Salling Family Cemetery
 
Falling Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Salling Family Cemetery
 
Green Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Salling Family Cemetery
 
High Bridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Salling Family Cemetery
 
Ivy Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Amherst County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Salling Family Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Salling Family Cemetery
 
Mt. Lidia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Salling Family Cemetery
 
Mt. Olivet Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Botetourt County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Salling Family Cemetery
 
Paxton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Salling Family Cemetery
 
Roberts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Amherst County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Salling Family Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #51885<4>
 
Rockbridge Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Salling Family Cemetery
 
Sharon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bedford County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Salling Family Cemetery
 
Tolley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Salling Family Cemetery
 
Wesley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Salling Family Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Salling Family Cemetery.

Amherst   [Map]     Lexington   [Map]    
Bedford   [Map]     Lowesville   [Map]    
Boonsboro   [Map]     Lowry   [Map]    
Buchanan   [Map]     Lynchburg   [Map]    
Buena Vista   [Map]     Madison Heights   [Map]    
Clifton Forge   [Map]     Marlbrook   [Map]    
Fincastle   [Map]     Montvale   [Map]    
Forest   [Map]     Salisbury   [Map]    
Forks of Buffalo   [Map]     Selma   [Map]    
Glasgow   [Map]     Spottswood   [Map]    
Goshen   [Map]     Sweet Briar Station   [Map]    
Iron Gate   [Map]     Timberlake   [Map]    
Lavino Village   [Map]     Woodbine 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 Salling Family Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Rockbridge County.

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

Amherst   [Map]
 - Located in Amherst County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East (E) of the Salling Family Cemetery
 
Bedford   [Map]
 - Located in Bedford City
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Salling Family Cemetery
 
Buchanan   [Map]
 - Located in Botetourt County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Salling Family Cemetery
 
Clifton Forge   [Map]
 - Located in Alleghany County
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Salling Family Cemetery
 
Fincastle   [Map]
 - Located in Botetourt County
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Salling Family Cemetery
 
Glasgow   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Salling Family Cemetery
 
Goshen   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North (N) of the Salling Family Cemetery
 
Lexington   [Map]
 - Located in Lexington City
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Salling Family Cemetery
 
Lynchburg   [Map]
 - Located in Lynchburg City
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Salling Family 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 Salling Family Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Rockbridge County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Albemarle County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Alleghany County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Amherst County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Appomattox County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Augusta County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bath County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bedford City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Bedford County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Botetourt County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Buckingham County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Campbell County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Charlotte County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Covington City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Craig County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Franklin County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Halifax County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Highland County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lexington City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Lynchburg City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Lynchburg County:          
Nelson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pittsylvania County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Prince Edward County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Roanoke City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Roanoke County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Salem City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Staunton City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Waynesboro City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Waynesboro County:          
Greenbrier County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Monroe County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pocahontas County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Virginia,
Cemeteries of Rockbridge 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 Salling Family 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 Salling Family Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1806013   (Name of Record: Salling Family Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Rockbridge
Lat: 37.6331905     Lon: -79.447258   [Map]
Elev: 225         Map Name: Glasgow

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The official website for Rockbridge County: www.co.rockbridge.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.

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<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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Salling Family Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6332, Longitude: -79.4473     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Salling Family Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or gone without an obvious trace.

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<4>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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