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(Prince George County, Virginia)


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Profile for the Union Branch Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Union Branch 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 Union Branch Cemetery...

The Union Branch Cemetery is located in Prince George County.

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

Lat:   37.1518°   (37° 9' 6")

Lon:   -77.3244°   (-77° 19' 27")

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

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

Charles City   [Map]
 - Located in Charles City County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the Northeast (NE) of the Union Branch Cemetery
 
Chester   [Map]
 - Located in Chesterfield County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Union Branch Cemetery
 
Claremont   [Map]
 - Located in Surry County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Union Branch Cemetery
 
Hopewell   [Map]
 - Located in Hopewell City
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Union Branch Cemetery
 
Petersburg   [Map]
 - Located in Petersburg City
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Union Branch Cemetery
 
Waverly   [Map]
 - Located in Sussex County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Union Branch Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 25 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Union Branch Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Appomattox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Hopewell City
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Union Branch Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1492175<4>
 
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Union Branch Cemetery
 
Blandford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Petersburg City
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Union Branch Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #49478
 
Centerville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Union Branch Cemetery
 
City Point National Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Hopewell City
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Union Branch Cemetery
 
Dinwiddie Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Dinwiddie County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Union Branch Cemetery
 
Ettrick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Chesterfield County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Union Branch Cemetery
 
Garys Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Union Branch Cemetery
 
Harrison Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Union Branch Cemetery
 
Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Union Branch Cemetery
 
Little Church Street Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Petersburg City
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Union Branch Cemetery
 
Little Mount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Sussex County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Union Branch Cemetery
 
Loving Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Union Branch Cemetery
 
Merchants Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Union Branch Cemetery
 
Mt. Sinai Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Union Branch Cemetery
 
Newville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Union Branch Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Union Branch Cemetery
 
Poplar Grove National Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Dinwiddie County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Union Branch Cemetery
 
Sacred Heart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Union Branch Cemetery
 
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Dinwiddie County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Union Branch Cemetery
 
St. Josephs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Petersburg City
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Union Branch Cemetery
 
St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Union Branch Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Union Branch Cemetery
 
Smiths Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Dinwiddie County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Union Branch Cemetery
 
Southlawn Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Union Branch Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Union Branch Cemetery.

Addison   [Map]Chester   [Map]Hopewell   [Map]
Bellwood   [Map]Chesterfield Court House   [Map]Maitland Village   [Map]
Bensley Village   [Map]Claremont   [Map]Matoaca   [Map]
Beulah Village   [Map]Colonial Heights   [Map]Petersburg   [Map]
Bollinger Estates   [Map]Ettrick   [Map]Stony Creek   [Map]
Braebrook Village   [Map]Garysville   [Map]Waverly   [Map]
Charles City   [Map]Grant Village   [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 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 Union Branch Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Prince George County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Halifax County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Northampton County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Amelia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Brunswick County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Caroline County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Charles City County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chesterfield County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dinwiddie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Emporia City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Franklin City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gloucester 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    
Hampton City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Hanover County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Henrico County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hopewell City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Isle of Wight County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
James City County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
King and Queen County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
King William County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lunenburg County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mecklenburg County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Middlesex County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
New Kent County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Newport News City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Nottoway County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Petersburg City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Poquoson 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    
Southampton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Suffolk City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Surry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sussex County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Williamsburg City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
York County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Virginia,     of Prince George County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Virginia
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Virginia
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Virginia,     of Prince George 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 Union Branch 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 Union Branch Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1739969   (Name of Record: Union Branch Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Prince George
Lat: 37.1518165     Lon: -77.3244221   [Map]
Elev: 45         Map Name: Prince George

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Prince George County: www.princegeorgeva.org/

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: 37.1518, Longitude: -77.3244     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Union Branch Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Union Branch 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 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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<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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