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(Halifax County, Virginia)


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Profile for the Union Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Union 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 Cemetery...

The Union Cemetery is located in Halifax County. The county seat for Halifax County is located in Halifax.

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

Lat:   36.7224°   (36° 43' 20")

Lon:   -79.0033°   (-79° 0' 11")

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

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

Brookneal   [Map]
 - Located in Campbell County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km]<3> to the North (N) of the Union Cemetery
 
Chatham   [Map]
 - Located in Pittsylvania County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Danville   [Map]
 - Located in Danville City
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Halifax   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Union Cemetery
 
Milton   [Map]
 - Located in Caswell County (NC)
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Roxboro   [Map]
 - Located in Person County (NC)
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South (S) of the Union Cemetery
 
Scottsburg   [Map]
 - Located in Fluvanna County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Union Cemetery
 
South Boston   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Union Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 28 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Union Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Halifax County.

Arbor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Asbury Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Union Cemetery
 
Black Walnut Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Union Cemetery
 
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Union Cemetery
 
Cherry Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Union Cemetery
 
Cross Road Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Crystal Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Union Cemetery
 
Dan River Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Union Cemetery
 
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Union Cemetery
 
Five Forks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Union Cemetery
 
Glenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Union Cemetery
 
Halifax Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Union Cemetery
 
Halifax Town Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Union Cemetery
 
Ingram Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Union Cemetery
 
McKendree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Union Cemetery
 
Murphy Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Union Cemetery
 
New Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Union Cemetery
 
New Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Oak Level Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Union Cemetery
 
Oak Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Union Cemetery
 
Olive Branch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Union Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Union Cemetery
 
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Union Cemetery
 
The Peaceful Tabernacle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Union Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Winns Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Union Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Union Cemetery.

Aarons Creek   [Map]Henrys Mill   [Map]Roxboro (NC)   [Map]
Banister Town   [Map]Hicks Village (NC)   [Map]Scottsburg   [Map]
Beaver Park   [Map]Java   [Map]Semora (NC)   [Map]
Blanch (NC)   [Map]Lucks   [Map]South Boston   [Map]
Chatham   [Map]Markham   [Map]Transco Village   [Map]
Concord (NC)   [Map]Milton (NC)   [Map]Virgilina   [Map]
Halifax   [Map]Renan   [Map]Westside 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 start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 Union Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Halifax County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Alamance County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Caswell County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Durham County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Granville County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lenoir County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Orange County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Person County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rockingham County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Vance County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Warren County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Amherst County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Appomattox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bedford City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Bedford 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      
Danville City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Henry 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    
Lynchburg County:              
Martinsville City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Mecklenburg County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nottoway County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pittsylvania County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Prince Edward County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Virginia,     of Halifax 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 Union 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 Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1690150   (Name of Record: Union Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Halifax
Lat: 36.7223597     Lon: -79.0033458   [Map]
Elev: 155         Map Name: Oak Level

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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: 36.7224, Longitude: -79.0033     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Union Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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