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Our Genealogical Helper for Autumn Wynds ...

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 Autumn Wynds (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 Autumn Wynds. 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 Autumn Wynds ...

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 39 newspapers that have been published in the area around Autumn Wynds.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Autumn Wynds, there are papers which were published within 14 miles [22.5 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Autumn Wynds.

Cemeteries Near Autumn Wynds ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Autumn Wynds.

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

Distance &
    Direction    

        Name of Cemetery  
 
      Less than 2 miles  
  W Burton Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  ENE Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  WSW Thompson Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Valley View Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  WSW Morris Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Culloden Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Lawrence Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE J L Bowling Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Bowling Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Middleton Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  ESE Hodges Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Hodges Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Leadman Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SSW Sycamore Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Lundsford Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Neal Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Zoar Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Winfield Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Staten Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Milton Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SW Roberts Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Trace Fork Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Bird Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Bryant Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Dunlap Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Teays Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Fraizer Bottom Church Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Chapman Family Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Brown Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Henley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Sutherland - White Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE College Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Showen Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Haven of Rest Memorial Gardens   [Map]     
  NE Giles - Stern Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  NNW Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Harveys Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Cunningham Memorial Park   [Map]     
  E Burdette Lilly Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Lilly Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Cartwright Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Maupin Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Forest Memorial Park   [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.<2>

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

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

Hurricane   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) from Autumn Wynds
 - 1895 population of 207 people (with 6,542 people in 2017)
 - Hurricane had a post office and railroad service
 
Teays   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) from Autumn Wynds
 - Teays had a post office and no railroad service
 
Culloden   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Autumn Wynds
 - 1895 population of 68 people
 - Culloden had a post office and railroad service
 
Mount Olive   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Autumn Wynds
 - Mount Olive had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nye   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Autumn Wynds
 - Nye had a post office and no railroad service
 
Scary   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Autumn Wynds
 - Scary had a post office and railroad service
 
Milton   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Autumn Wynds
 - 1895 population of 548 people (with 2,612 people in 2017)
 - Milton had a post office and railroad service
 
Winfield   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Autumn Wynds
 - 1895 population of 302 people (with 2,359 people in 2017)
 - Winfield 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 Autumn Wynds. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Autumn Wynds 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 northeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals were in the next county to the east. 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 east 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.

Autumn Wynds is located in Putnam County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Putnam County: Cabell, Jackson, Kanawha, Lincoln & Mason.

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

  DirectionDistance
Putnam     (The home county for Autumn Wynds)
      Hurricane   [Map]   SW   Less than 2 miles
      Teays Village   [Map]   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Teays Valley   [Map]   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Scott Village   [Map]   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Eleanor   [Map]   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Fraziers Bottom   [Map]   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Winfield   [Map]   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Poca   [Map]   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Raymond City   [Map]   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Bancroft   [Map]   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Buffalo   [Map]   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Indian Village   [Map]   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
 
Boone
      Horse Creek Junction   [Map]   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Woodville   [Map]   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Emmons   [Map]   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Dodson Junction   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Julian   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Morrisvale   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Grippe   [Map]   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Layville   [Map]   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Dartmont   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Ashford   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
      Lory   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
      Rumble   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
 
Cabell
      Culloden   [Map]   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Milton   [Map]   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Barboursville   [Map]   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Pea Ridge   [Map]   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Crown City   [Map]   NW   18 miles [29 km]
      Huntington   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
 
Fayette
      Montgomery   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Jackson
      Kentuck   [Map]   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Ripley   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Flatwoods   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Ravenswood   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Odaville   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Kanawha
      Nitro   [Map]   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Cross Lanes   [Map]   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Saint Albans   [Map]   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Tornado   [Map]   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Jefferson   [Map]   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Dunbar   [Map]   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Rock Lake Village   [Map]   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
      South Charleston   [Map]   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Charleston   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Sissonville   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Airport Village   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Kanawha City   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
 
Lincoln
      Hamlin   [Map]   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Alum Creek   [Map]   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Sod   [Map]   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
      West Hamlin   [Map]   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Wewanta   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Harts   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
 
Logan
      Banco   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Big Creek   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Chapmanville   [Map]   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Mitchell Heights   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Peach Creek   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      West Logan   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Troy Town   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Mason
      Upland   [Map]   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Arbuckle   [Map]   N   18 miles [29 km]
      Leon   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Baden   [Map]   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Henderson   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Point Pleasant   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      New Haven   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Hartford City   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Mason   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Roane
      Cicerone   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Flint Town   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
 
Wayne
      Cove Gap   [Map]   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Armilda   [Map]   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Wayne   [Map]   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Buffalo Creek   [Map]   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Ceredo   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Centerville   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Kenova   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Mineral Springs   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Wilsondale   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Fort Gay   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Boyd (KY)
      Catlettsburg (KY)   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Durbin (KY)   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Ashland (KY)   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Millseat (KY)   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Westwood (KY)   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Big Sandy (KY)   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Fairview (KY)   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
Greenup (KY)
      Bellefonte (KY)   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Russell (KY)   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Flatwoods (KY)   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Raceland (KY)   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Worthington (KY)   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Lawrence (KY)
      Buchanan (KY)   [Map]   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Zelda (KY) - Historic   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Catalpa (KY) - Historic   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Louisa (KY)   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Bolton (KY) - Historic   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Gallia (OH)
      Bladen (OH)   [Map]   NW   18 miles [29 km]
      Crown City (OH)   [Map]   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Gallipolis (OH)   [Map]   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Westbrook Village (OH)   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Mills Village (OH)   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Cheshire (OH)   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Carlton (OH)   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Rio Grande (OH)   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Centerville (OH)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Lawrence (OH)
      Athalia (OH)   [Map]   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Proctorville (OH)   [Map]   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Chesapeake (OH)   [Map]   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Andis (OH)   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Burlington (OH)   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      South Point (OH)   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Coal Grove (OH)   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Ironton (OH)   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Vernon (OH)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Hanging Rock (OH)   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Meigs (OH)
      Racine (OH)   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Middleport (OH)   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Syracuse (OH)   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Pomeroy (OH)   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Thomas Village (OH)   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project or 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 - 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 are relevant to Autumn Wynds:

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 Putnam County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Boone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cabell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson 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    
Logan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Mason County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Roane County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Boyd County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greenup County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gallia 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    

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...



Communities in West Virginia

About Putnam County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Autumn Wynds. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4440, Longitude: -81.9918     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Autumn Wynds have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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 Autumn Wynds, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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