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Our Genealogical Helper for Allendale ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Allendale (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us insight while doing our genealogical research.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Allendale. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Newspapers Published in Allendale ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 88 newspapers that have been published in the area around Allendale.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Allendale, there are papers which were published within 11 miles [17.7 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Allendale.

Cemeteries Near Allendale ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Allendale.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a new browser window will open with a Google map showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see the cemetery right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery and some of the headstones.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Allendale covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  NE Mt. Olivet Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  SW McMechen Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Shafer Farm Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Allen Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Orums Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Calvary Cemetery   [Map]     
  W German Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  WSW Davis Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Bellaire Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE McHenry Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Halcyon Hills Memorial Park   [Map]     
  ENE Stone Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  NNE Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Peninsular Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  NNW Mt. Wood Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Coopers Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Rock Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SW Wegee Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Fairview Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Wood Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Weeks Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Parkview Memorial Gardens   [Map]     
  N Gregg Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Walnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Alexander Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Dunfee Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Wegee Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Workman Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Mt. Rose Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW First Street Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Limestone Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Memorial Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Sand Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Earlywine Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Lansing Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW High Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Riverview Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Belmont Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Dilles Bottom Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Prison Cemetery   [Map]     
  S White Gate Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Buchanan Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Linwood Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Belmont Memorial Park   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Vallonia Area Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Riverview Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Waymans Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Blairs Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Scotch Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Berry Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Oaklawn Memorial Park   [Map]     
  NW Farmington Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Hardesty Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Turk Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Key Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Wolf Run Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Dallas Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Mt. View Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Dallas Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Dallas United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Wilson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Barton Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW New Barton Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Upland Heights Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Glencoe Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SW Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Green View Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Rulong - Bartlett Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Simmons Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Harris Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Fork Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Wolf Run Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Mt. Hope Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Morgan Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Short Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Indian Mound Cemetery   [Map]     


Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<3>

While we didn't find Allendale in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Allendale.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Allendale, with the one closest to Allendale listed first.

Benwood   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West (W) from Allendale
 - 1895 population of 2,934 people (with 1,307 people in 2017)
 - Benwood had a post office and railroad service
McMechen   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Allendale
 - 1895 population of 427 people (with 1,775 people in 2017)
 - McMechen had a post office and railroad service
Sherrard   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Allendale
 - Sherrard had a post office and no railroad service
Bellaire (OH)   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) from Allendale
 - 1895 population of 9,934 people (with 4,106 people in 2017)
 - Bellaire had a post office and railroad service
Elm Grove   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Allendale
 - 1895 population of 594 people
 - Elm Grove had a post office and railroad service
Pleasant Valley   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Allendale
 - Pleasant Valley had railroad service and no post office
Mount de Chantal   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Allendale
 - Mount de Chantal had railroad service and no post office
Wheeling   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Allendale
 - 1895 population of 34,522 people (with 27,066 people in 2017)
 - Wheeling had a post office and railroad service
Leatherwood   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Allendale
 - Leatherwood had railroad service and no post office
West Wheeling (OH)   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Allendale
 - 1895 population of 574 people
 - West Wheeling had a post office and railroad service
Shadyside (OH)   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Allendale
 - Shadyside had railroad service and no post office

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Allendale. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Allendale in the 1890's.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the southwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the west contained birth and death records; the county to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Allendale is located in Marshall County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Marshall County: Belmont (OH), Monroe (OH), Greene (PA), Washington (PA), Ohio & Wetzel.

Below are the counties that are near Allendale. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Allendale:

Marshall     (The home county for Allendale)
      Benwood   [Map]   W   Less than 2 miles
      McMechen   [Map]   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Glen Dale   [Map]   SW   5 miles [8 km]
      Moundsville   [Map]   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Knoxville   [Map]   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Cameron   [Map]   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Adaline   [Map]   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Kent   [Map]   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Windsor Heights   [Map]   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Beech Bottom   [Map]   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Bethany   [Map]   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Dutch Town   [Map]   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Shank Town   [Map]   N   18 miles [29 km]
      Wellsburg   [Map]   N   18 miles [29 km]
      Follansbee   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Hooverson Heights   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Weirton   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
      New Cumberland   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Fairhaven   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Fairview   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Mannington   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Blacksville   [Map]   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Bethlehem   [Map]   N   Less than 2 miles
      Wheeling   [Map]   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Triadelphia   [Map]   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Clearview   [Map]   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Clinton   [Map]   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Valley Grove   [Map]   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
      West Liberty   [Map]   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Paden City   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Atwood   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Sistersville   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Middlebourne   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Friendly   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Littleton   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Bebee   [Map]   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Hundred   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      New Martinsville   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Uniontown   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Barker   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Pine Grove   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Bane   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Smithfield   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Belmont (OH)
      Bellaire (OH)   [Map]   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Bridgeport (OH)   [Map]   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Brookside (OH)   [Map]   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Shadyside (OH)   [Map]   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Martins Ferry (OH)   [Map]   N   5 miles [8 km]
      Neffs (OH)   [Map]   W   5 miles [8 km]
      Blaine (OH)   [Map]   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Yorkville (OH)   [Map]   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Barton (OH)   [Map]   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Vadis (OH)   [Map]   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Saint Clairsville (OH)   [Map]   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Blainesville (OH)   [Map]   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Carroll (OH)
      Leesville (OH)   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Columbiana (OH)
      Wellsville (OH)   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Guernsey (OH)
      Fairview (OH)   [Map]   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Quaker City (OH)   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Londonderry (OH)   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Middlebourne (OH)   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Salesville (OH)   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Elizabethtown (OH)   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Easton (OH) - Historic   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Winterset (OH)   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Old Washington (OH)   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Birmingham (OH)   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Lore City (OH)   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Senecaville (OH)   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Harrison (OH)
      Harrisville (OH)   [Map]   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Adena (OH)   [Map]   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Blairmont (OH)   [Map]   NW   18 miles [29 km]
      New Athens (OH)   [Map]   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Cadiz (OH)   [Map]   NW   23 miles [37 km]
      Hopedale (OH)   [Map]   NW   23 miles [37 km]
      Narva (OH)   [Map]   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Jewett (OH)   [Map]   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Deersville (OH)   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Freeport (OH)   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Scio (OH)   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Bowerston (OH)   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Jefferson (OH)
      Tiltonsville (OH)   [Map]   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Highland City (OH)   [Map]   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Rayland (OH)   [Map]   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Mount Pleasant (OH)   [Map]   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Dillonvale (OH)   [Map]   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Olszeski Town (OH)   [Map]   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Brilliant (OH)   [Map]   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Smithfield (OH)   [Map]   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
      New Alexandria (OH)   [Map]   N   18 miles [29 km]
      Valley Glen (OH)   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Mingo Junction (OH)   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Bloomingdale (OH)   [Map]   N   23 miles [37 km]
Monroe (OH)
      Clarington (OH)   [Map]   SW   18 miles [29 km]
      Beallsville (OH)   [Map]   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Wilson (OH)   [Map]   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Jerusalem (OH)   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
      Miltonsburg (OH)   [Map]   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Woodsfield (OH)   [Map]   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Antioch (OH)   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Plainview (OH)   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Lewisville (OH)   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Graysville (OH)   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Stafford (OH)   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Noble (OH)
      Batesville (OH)   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Summerfield (OH)   [Map]   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Tuscarawas (OH)
      West Chester (OH)   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Washington (OH)
      Matamoras (OH)   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Grandview (OH)   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Allegheny (PA)
      Morgan (PA)   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Noblestown (PA)   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Oakdale (PA)   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Bridgeville (PA)   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Upper Saint Clair (PA)   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Beaver (PA)
      Frankfort Springs (PA)   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Harshaville (PA)   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Fayette (PA)
      Fairchance (PA)   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Luzerne (PA)   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Isabella (PA)   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Greene (PA)
      Swarts (PA)   [Map]   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Waynesburg (PA)   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Morrisville (PA)   [Map]   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Clarksville (PA)   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Jefferson (PA)   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Rices Landing (PA)   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Carmichaels (PA)   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Cumberland Village (PA)   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Fairdale (PA)   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Washington (PA)
      West Alexander (PA)   [Map]   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Coon Island (PA)   [Map]   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Claysville (PA)   [Map]   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      West Middletown (PA)   [Map]   NE   18 miles [29 km]
      Independence (PA)   [Map]   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Jefferson (PA)   [Map]   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Green Hills (PA)   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Bentleyville (PA)   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Wolfdale (PA)   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Washington (PA)   [Map]   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      East Washington (PA)   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Burgettstown (PA)   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Allendale, see our County-by-County Page for Allendale.

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, the UsGenWeb Project or 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 - 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 are relevant to Allendale:

These websites are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Website for the West Virginia State Archives

Not to be confused with the official state website, we've found the Digital State Archives website for the State of West Virginia to be a good source for additional links.

These pages are specific to Marshall County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Brooke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hancock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monongalia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ohio County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tyler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wetzel County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Belmont County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Columbiana County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Guernsey County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harrison County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Noble County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tuscarawas County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Allegheny County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Beaver County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Marshall County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for West Virginia     Cemetery Wiki for West Virginia
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Marshall County

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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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Allendale. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Allendale) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allendale. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.0187, Longitude: -80.7034     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Allendale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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:

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<3>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Allendale, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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