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The location of Zion Cemetery









A visit to the Zion Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Zion Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Zion Cemetery (FAG ID #52768)

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 Zion Cemetery ...

The Zion Cemetery is located in Greensville County. The county seat for Greensville County is located in Emporia.

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

Lat:   36.8322°   (36° 49' 55")

Lon:   -77.6398°   (-77° 38' 23")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 42 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Zion Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Abernathy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Dinwiddie County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Abernathy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Dinwiddie County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Bain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Dinwiddie County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Bain Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Dinwiddie County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Zion Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2435981
 
Barner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Dinwiddie County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Barnes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Brunswick County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Barnes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Sussex County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Big Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Dinwiddie County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Bolster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Dinwiddie County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Bowen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Carraway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Dinwiddie County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Sussex County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Cottage Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Cowie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Zion Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #49907
 
Cut Banks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Dinwiddie County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Emmanuel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Brunswick County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Galusha Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Dinwiddie County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Grace Anglican Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Zion Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2145627
 
Grigg Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Harrison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Hassidiah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Sussex County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Hassidiah Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Zion Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1957265
 
High Hills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Sussex County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Brunswick County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Dinwiddie County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Madison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Dinwiddie County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Mayes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Sussex County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Zion Cemetery
 
New Hope Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Brunswick County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Olive Branch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Brunswick County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Perkinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Brunswick County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Powell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Brunswick County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Raney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Brunswick County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Reed Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Dinwiddie County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Rideout Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Dinwiddie County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Rose Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Dinwiddie County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Zion Cemetery
 
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Sapony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Dinwiddie County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Trisvan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Sussex County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Wells Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Dinwiddie County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Dinwiddie County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Zion 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 Zion Cemetery.

Adams Grove   [Map]     Jarratt   [Map]    
Alberta   [Map]     Joyner   [Map]    
Brodnax   [Map]     Koskoo   [Map]    
Darvills   [Map]     Lawrenceville   [Map]    
Drewryville   [Map]     Little Texas   [Map]    
Emporia   [Map]     McKenney   [Map]    
Ezell   [Map]     Pleasant Hill (NC)   [Map]    
Gaston (NC)   [Map]     Stony Creek   [Map]    
Grizzard   [Map]     White City   [Map]    
Henrico (NC)   [Map]     Worrell   [Map]    
Henry   [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 Zion Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Greensville County.

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

Blackstone   [Map]
 - Located in Nottoway County
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Emporia   [Map]
 - Located in Emporia City
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Lawrenceville   [Map]
 - Located in Brunswick County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Roanoke Rapids   [Map]
 - Located in Halifax County (NC)
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the South (S) of the Zion Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 it should be mentioned 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 Zion Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Greensville County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

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Franklin City:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Virginia,
Cemeteries of Greensville County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Virginia
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Virginia
 
Find-A-Grave:   The Zion Cemetery (FAG ID #52768)
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Virginia,
Cemeteries of Greensville 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 Zion Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Zion Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Zion Cemetery elsewhere. 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 Zion Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1501045   (Name of Record: Zion Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Greensville
Lat: 36.832371     Lon: -77.6399872   [Map]
Elev: 91         Map Name: Smoky Ordinary

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #52768

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Greensville County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Greensville County: www.greensvillecountyva.gov/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Zion Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.8322, Longitude: -77.6398     [Map].

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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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