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Our Genealogical Helper for Angerona ...

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 Angerona (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 Angerona. 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 Angerona ...

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 5 newspapers that have been published in the area around Angerona.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Angerona, there are papers which were published within 13 miles [20.9 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Angerona.

Cemeteries Near Angerona ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Angerona.

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 Angerona covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  E Otterbein Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Cottageville Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Staats Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Bush Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  WSW Cherry Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Longview Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Blaine Memorial Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  SW Cossin Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Chase Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Kings Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Jackson County Memory Gardens   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  NE Boyce Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Ankrum Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  SW Creston Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW King Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Sayre Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Douglass Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E McGraw Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Bicknell Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  N Wooley Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Baden Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Baden Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Salem Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Taber Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Big Spruce Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Old Ripley Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Pine Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Lathem Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Barley Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW Bethel Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW McDade Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Sayre Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Fairview Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Beckwith Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Stanley Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Sayre Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SSW Smith Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Given Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Webster Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Casto Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Hall Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Easter Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Pantell Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Casto Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Martin Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Plants Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Letart Falls Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Ward Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Morgan Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Arbuckle Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Barnette Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Wolfe Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Harpold Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Fairplain Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Independence Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Letart Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]     
  N McKay Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Yauger Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Greenlee Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Casto - Crane Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Southall Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Rankin Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Ravenswood Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Longdale Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SW Leon Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Greenlee Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Kimberling Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Moss Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Fairview Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Waybright Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Board Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Hawk Cemetery   [Map]     
  N DeBussey Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Eddy Chapel 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>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Angerona had a population of 47 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service.

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

Evans   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) from Angerona
 - Evans had a post office and railroad service
Huntsville - Historic   [Map]
 - While Huntsville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West (W) from Angerona
 - Huntsville had a post office and no railroad service
Providence   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Angerona
 - Providence had a post office and no railroad service
Cottageville   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Angerona
 - 1895 population of 201 people
 - Cottageville had a post office and railroad service
Baden   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Angerona
 - Baden had a post office and no railroad service
Ripley Landing   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Angerona
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Ripley Landing had railroad service and no post office
Millwood   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Angerona
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Millwood had a post office and no railroad service
School House - Historic   [Map]
 - While School House was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Angerona
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - School House had a post office and railroad service
Gunville   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Angerona
 - Gunville had a post office and no railroad service

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Angerona. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Angerona 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 northwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors and hospitals were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

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 north 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.

Angerona is located in Jackson County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jackson County: Meigs (OH), Kanawha, Mason, Putnam, Roane, Wirt & Wood.

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

Jackson     (The home county for Angerona)
      Flatwoods   [Map]   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Ripley   [Map]   E   5 miles [8 km]
      Ravenswood   [Map]   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Odaville   [Map]   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Kentuck   [Map]   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Crown City   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Culloden   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Milton   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Barboursville   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Pea Ridge   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Arnoldsburg   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Grantsville   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Orma   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Sissonville   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Aarons   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Cross Lanes   [Map]   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Nitro   [Map]   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Jefferson   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Saint Albans   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Elkview   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Dunbar   [Map]   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Rock Lake Village   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      South Charleston   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Tornado   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Pinch   [Map]   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Airport Village   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Alum Creek   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Sod   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Baden   [Map]   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Leon   [Map]   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Arbuckle   [Map]   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
      New Haven   [Map]   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Hartford City   [Map]   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Mason   [Map]   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Henderson   [Map]   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Point Pleasant   [Map]   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Upland   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
      Liberty   [Map]   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Buffalo   [Map]   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Indian Village   [Map]   SW   18 miles [29 km]
      Fraziers Bottom   [Map]   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Eleanor   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Winfield   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Bancroft   [Map]   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Poca   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Raymond City   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Scott Village   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Teays Valley   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Teays Village   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Hurricane   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Flint Town   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Reedy   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Cicerone   [Map]   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Spencer   [Map]   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Peewee   [Map]   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Elizabeth   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Burning Springs   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Greencastle   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Freeport   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Mineral Acres   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Mineral Wells   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Pleasant View   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Slate   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Lubeck   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Washington   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Blennerhassett   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Kanawha   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Parkersburg   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Vienna   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      North Hills   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Parkers Towne   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Boaz   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Athens (OH)
      Coolville (OH)   [Map]   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Carsey Town (OH)   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Albany (OH)   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Athens (OH)   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Armadale (OH)   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Amesville (OH)   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Mudsock (OH) - Historic   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Gallia (OH)
      Carlton (OH)   [Map]   NW   18 miles [29 km]
      Cheshire (OH)   [Map]   NW   18 miles [29 km]
      Gallipolis (OH)   [Map]   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Westbrook Village (OH)   [Map]   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Bladen (OH)   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
      Mills Village (OH)   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
      Vinton (OH)   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Crown City (OH)   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Ewington (OH)   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Rio Grande (OH)   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Alice (OH)   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Centerville (OH)   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Jackson (OH)
      Pattonsville (OH)   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Lawrence (OH)
      Athalia (OH)   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Meigs (OH)
      Racine (OH)   [Map]   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Syracuse (OH)   [Map]   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Bashan (OH)   [Map]   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Middleport (OH)   [Map]   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Keno (OH)   [Map]   N   18 miles [29 km]
      Pomeroy (OH)   [Map]   NW   18 miles [29 km]
      Thomas Village (OH)   [Map]   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Rutland (OH)   [Map]   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Vinton (OH)
      Wilkesville (OH)   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Washington (OH)
      Redbush (OH)   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Belpre (OH)   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project or Genealogy Trails. These 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 Angerona:

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 Jackson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Cabell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kanawha County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mason County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Putnam County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Roane County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wirt County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wood County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Athens County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gallia County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Meigs County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Vinton County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Jackson County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for West Virginia     Cemetery Wiki for West Virginia
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Jackson 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 West Virginia
Also see Diaster Stories for ...

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Angerona ...

While our initial data for Angerona came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Angerona in old books and maps. When we do, we'll find a fact here or a snippet there. We've created the following list to keep track of the documents we found useful in adding to our knowledge about Angerona.

We hope that the following list of documents will be of interest to you.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide
      Published by Rand McNally & Co.      (Document found on Google Books)
Notes for Angerona:
    Services available at that time (1895): had Post Office, Railroad Station  
Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Angerona.
      See our Misc Page for Angerona for more information.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Jackson County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Angerona. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of West Virginia:

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Angerona. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8306, Longitude: -81.8043     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Angerona 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 Angerona, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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