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A visit to the Williams Memorial Park ...

The location of the Williams Memorial Park 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 Williams Memorial Park ...

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Williams Memorial Park.

Abbott   [Map]     Hanging Rock   [Map]    
Apple Tree Village   [Map]     Hollins   [Map]    
Bent Mountain   [Map]     Laymantown   [Map]    
Blue Ridge   [Map]     Montgomery Village   [Map]    
Boones Mill   [Map]     Roanoke   [Map]    
Buena Vista   [Map]     Runaway Village   [Map]    
Cave Spring   [Map]     Salem   [Map]    
Cloverdale   [Map]     Sunset Village   [Map]    
Daleville   [Map]     Troutville   [Map]    
Garden City   [Map]     Vinton   [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 Williams Memorial Park. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in .

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Williams Memorial Park.

Fincastle   [Map]
 - Located in Botetourt County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Williams Memorial Park
 
New Castle   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Williams Memorial Park
 
Roanoke   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke City
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Williams Memorial Park
 
Salem   [Map]
 - Located in Salem City
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the West (W) of the Williams Memorial Park
 
Vinton   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the East (E) of the Williams Memorial Park

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 Williams Memorial Park:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Virginia
 
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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 45 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Williams Memorial Park. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Amos Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Williams Memorial Park

Bandy Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southeast (SE) of the Williams Memorial Park

Bandy Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the east southeast (ESE) of the Williams Memorial Park

Beamer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Williams Memorial Park

Bellvue Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Williams Memorial Park

Beth Israel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the east (E) of the Williams Memorial Park

Blue Ridge Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the east southeast (ESE) of the Williams Memorial Park

Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northeast (NE) of the Williams Memorial Park

Butts Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west (W) of the Williams Memorial Park

Cain Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Williams Memorial Park

Campbells Burial Park   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Williams Memorial Park

Cedar Lawn Burial Park   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Williams Memorial Park

Church Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Williams Memorial Park

City Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the east southeast (ESE) of the Williams Memorial Park

Cocke Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northeast (NE) of the Williams Memorial Park

East Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the west (W) of the Williams Memorial Park

Emanuel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the east (E) of the Williams Memorial Park

Evergreen Burial Park   [Map]

A very large cemetery that lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southeast (SE) of the Williams Memorial Park

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #50174<3>

Ferguson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southwest (SW) of the Williams Memorial Park

Gearhart Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southeast (SE) of the Williams Memorial Park

Hackett Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Williams Memorial Park

Harris Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Williams Memorial Park

Henry Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Williams Memorial Park

Hogan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the east southeast (ESE) of the Williams Memorial Park

James E Day Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Williams Memorial Park

Jonathan Tosh Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Williams Memorial Park

Kittinger Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Williams Memorial Park

Loury Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Williams Memorial Park

Martin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Williams Memorial Park

Memorial Bridge Park   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southeast (SE) of the Williams Memorial Park

Miller Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Williams Memorial Park

Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southeast (SE) of the Williams Memorial Park

Mt. View Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the east (E) of the Williams Memorial Park

Muse Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Williams Memorial Park

Obenchain Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Williams Memorial Park

Old Dominion Memorial Gardens   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northeast (NE) of the Williams Memorial Park

Old Lick Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the east (E) of the Williams Memorial Park

Peters Creek Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Williams Memorial Park

Richard Carver Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northeast (NE) of the Williams Memorial Park

Ruddell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the east (E) of the Williams Memorial Park

Sherwood Burial Park   [Map]

A very large cemetery that lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the west (W) of the Williams Memorial Park

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #728583

Springwood Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the east (E) of the Williams Memorial Park

Tombstone Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northeast (NE) of the Williams Memorial Park

Turner Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southeast (SE) of the Williams Memorial Park

Woods Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southwest (SW) of the Williams Memorial Park

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Williams Memorial Park ...

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 Williams Memorial Park.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1479890   (Name of Record: Williams Memorial Park)

Class: cemetery
County: Roanoke (city)
Lat: 37.2909691     Lon: -79.9992057   [Map]
Elev: 329         Map Name: Roanoke

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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' (or point-to-point) 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 Williams Memorial Park. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2910, Longitude: -79.9992     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Williams Memorial Park have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>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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