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The location of White Oak Cemetery









A visit to the White Oak Cemetery ...

The location of the White Oak 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 White Oak Cemetery ...

The White Oak Cemetery is located in Dinwiddie County.

. Dinwiddie lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the east southeast of the White Oak Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the White Oak Cemetery

Lat:   37.1399°   (37° 8' 23")

Lon:   -77.8169°   (-77° 49' 0")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the White Oak Cemetery.

Addison   [Map]     Grant Village   [Map]    
Alberta   [Map]     Kenbridge   [Map]    
Blackstone   [Map]     Lawrenceville   [Map]    
Bollinger Estates   [Map]     Maitland Village   [Map]    
Braebrook Village   [Map]     Matoaca   [Map]    
Burkeville   [Map]     McKenney   [Map]    
Chester   [Map]     Midlothian   [Map]    
Chesterfield Court House   [Map]     Nutbush   [Map]    
Colonial Heights   [Map]     Petersburg   [Map]    
Crewe   [Map]     Stony Creek   [Map]    
Darvills   [Map]     Victoria   [Map]    
Ettrick   [Map]     Winterpock   [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 White Oak Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Dinwiddie County.

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

Blackstone   [Map]
 - Located in Nottoway County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the White Oak Cemetery
 
Burkeville   [Map]
 - Located in Nottoway County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the West (W) of the White Oak Cemetery
 
Chester   [Map]
 - Located in Chesterfield County
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) of the White Oak Cemetery
 
Crewe   [Map]
 - Located in Nottoway County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the West (W) of the White Oak Cemetery
 
Kenbridge   [Map]
 - Located in Lunenburg County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) of the White Oak Cemetery
 
Lawrenceville   [Map]
 - Located in Brunswick County
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the South (S) of the White Oak Cemetery
 
Midlothian   [Map]
 - Located in Chesterfield County
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) of the White Oak Cemetery
 
Petersburg   [Map]
 - Located in Petersburg City
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) of the White Oak Cemetery
 
Victoria   [Map]
 - Located in Lunenburg County
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the White Oak Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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 White Oak Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Dinwiddie County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Halifax County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Northampton County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Warren County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Amelia County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Brunswick County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Buckingham County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Charles City County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Charlotte County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Chesterfield County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Cumberland County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Emporia City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Fluvanna County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Goochland County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Greensville County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Hanover County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Henrico County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Hopewell City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Louisa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lunenburg County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Mecklenburg County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
New Kent County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Nottoway County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Petersburg City:     Cyndi's
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Powhatan County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Prince Edward County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Prince George County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Richmond City:     Cyndi's
List

 
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Richmond County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Southampton County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Surry County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Sussex County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 29 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the White Oak Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bollins Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Amelia County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the White Oak Cemetery

Booth Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southeast (SE) of the White Oak Cemetery

Butterwood Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW) of the White Oak Cemetery

Coleman Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Amelia County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the White Oak Cemetery

Corinth Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the east (E) of the White Oak Cemetery

Craddock Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Amelia County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the north (N) of the White Oak Cemetery

Doyle Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southeast (SE) of the White Oak Cemetery

Farley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Amelia County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the White Oak Cemetery

Gills Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Amelia County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the White Oak Cemetery

Grace Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west (W) of the White Oak Cemetery

Hamner Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Amelia County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the White Oak Cemetery

Hebron Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the east northeast (ENE) of the White Oak Cemetery

Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the east southeast (ESE) of the White Oak Cemetery

Meredith Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the east southeast (ESE) of the White Oak Cemetery

Mispah Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northeast (NE) of the White Oak Cemetery

Mt. Hope Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Amelia County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the north (N) of the White Oak Cemetery

Mt. Level Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Nottoway County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the White Oak Cemetery

Mt. Poole Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the east (E) of the White Oak Cemetery

Norris Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the east northeast (ENE) of the White Oak Cemetery

Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Amelia County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the north (N) of the White Oak Cemetery

Oliver Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Amelia County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the White Oak Cemetery

Phillips Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Amelia County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the north (N) of the White Oak Cemetery

Reames Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the east northeast (ENE) of the White Oak Cemetery

Reames Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the east northeast (ENE) of the White Oak Cemetery

Salem Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Amelia County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the White Oak Cemetery

Sharon Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south (S) of the White Oak Cemetery

Tucker Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Amelia County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the White Oak Cemetery

Turner Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Amelia County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the White Oak Cemetery

Whites Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the east (E) of the White Oak Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the White Oak 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 White Oak Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1690837   (Name of Record: White Oak Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Dinwiddie
Lat: 37.1398721     Lon: -77.8169427   [Map]
Elev: 110         Map Name: Hebron

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Dinwiddie County: www.dinwiddieva.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.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the White Oak Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.1399, Longitude: -77.8169     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the White Oak Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).




 

 

 

 

 


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