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Our Genealogical Helper for Blackhorse ...

So far, we have found very little information about Blackhorse. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Blackhorse to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Blackhorse, please Contact Us.




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 Blackhorse (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 Blackhorse. 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 Blackhorse ...

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 92 newspapers that have been published in the area around Blackhorse.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Blackhorse, there are papers which were published within 11 miles [17.7 km]<2>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Blackhorse.

Cemeteries Near Blackhorse ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Blackhorse.

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

Distance &
    Direction    

        Name of Cemetery  
 
      Less than 2 miles  
  SW Union Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW New Cumberland Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  WSW Island Creek Presbyterian Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Island Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Flats Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Union Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<3>]  
  NW Sugar Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Sugar Grove Methodist Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  SSE St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Knoxville Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  NNW Nessly Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SW Center Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Three Springs Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Chapel Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Bethel Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Tomlinson Run United Presbyterian Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW New Somerset Christian Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW New Somerset Methodist Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Shelley Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Osage Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Mt. Tabor Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Mill Creek Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Locust Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Hammondsville Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SW Coulter Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Bnai Israel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Holy Resurrection Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Union Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Highland Hills Memorial Gardens   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Chestnut Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Grandview Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Cuppy Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Mill Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW McClelland Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Richmond Methodist Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Richmond United Presbyterian Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Two Ridges Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Ft. Steuben Burial Estates   [Map]     
  SW Wintersville United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW St. Elizabeth Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE Hanover Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Irondale Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Morning View Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Old Union Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Richmond Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Carne Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Scotch Settlement Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Cross Creek Presbyterian Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Mingo Junction Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Hookstown Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Oak Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Riverview Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Spring Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Bnai Jacob Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Chestnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Russell Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Seever Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Mt. Zion Methodist 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.

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

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

Toronto (OH)   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) from Blackhorse
 - 1895 population of 1,822 people (with 4,814 people in 2017)
 - Toronto had a post office and railroad service
 
Zalia   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South (S) from Blackhorse
 - Zalia had railroad service and no post office
 
Markle (OH)   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Blackhorse
 - Markle had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Cumberland   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Blackhorse
 - 1895 population of 2,305 people (with 1,050 people in 2017)
 - New Cumberland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Empire (OH)   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Blackhorse
 - 1895 population of 441 people (with 284 people in 2017)
 - Empire had a post office and railroad service
 
Island Creek (OH)   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Blackhorse
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Island Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moscow   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Blackhorse
 - Moscow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Port Homer (OH)   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Blackhorse
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Port Homer had a post office and railroad service
 
Knoxville (OH)   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Blackhorse
 - 1895 population of 129 people
 - Knoxville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Comettsburg (PA)   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Blackhorse
 - Comettsburg 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 Blackhorse. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Blackhorse 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 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.

Although our information shows that the community of Blackhorse is historic, it would have been located within present day Hancock County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Hancock County: Columbiana (OH), Jefferson (OH), Beaver (PA), Washington (PA) & Brooke.

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

  DirectionDistance
Hancock     (The home county for Blackhorse)
      New Cumberland   [Map]   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Fairhaven   [Map]   N   5 miles [8 km]
      Weirton   [Map]   S   5 miles [8 km]
      Chester   [Map]   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Lawrenceville   [Map]   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Newell   [Map]   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
 
Brooke
      Follansbee   [Map]   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Hooverson Heights   [Map]   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Dutch Town   [Map]   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Shank Town   [Map]   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Wellsburg   [Map]   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Beech Bottom   [Map]   S   18 miles [29 km]
      Bethany   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Windsor Heights   [Map]   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
 
Marshall
      Benwood   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      McMechen   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Glen Dale   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Moundsville   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Ohio
      West Liberty   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Clearview   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Clinton   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Valley Grove   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Wheeling   [Map]   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Bethlehem   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Triadelphia   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
 
Belmont (OH)
      Yorkville (OH)   [Map]   S   23 miles [37 km]
      Martins Ferry (OH)   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Bridgeport (OH)   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Brookside (OH)   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Barton (OH)   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Blainesville (OH)   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Blaine (OH)   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Saint Clairsville (OH)   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Bellaire (OH)   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Neffs (OH)   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Flushing (OH)   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Holloway (OH)   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
 
Carroll (OH)
      Carrollton (OH)   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Minerva (OH)   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Dellroy (OH)   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Leesville (OH)   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Valleyview (OH)   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Malvern (OH)   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Atwood Village (OH)   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Sherrodsville (OH)   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Magnolia (OH)   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Columbiana (OH)
      Wellsville (OH)   [Map]   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
      East Liverpool (OH)   [Map]   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
      La Croft (OH)   [Map]   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Glenmoor (OH)   [Map]   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Calcutta (OH)   [Map]   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Salineville (OH)   [Map]   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      West Point (OH)   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Summitville (OH)   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Rogers (OH)   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Lisbon (OH)   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      East Palestine (OH)   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Coleman (OH)   [Map]   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
 
Harrison (OH)
      Hopedale (OH)   [Map]   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Narva (OH)   [Map]   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Jewett (OH)   [Map]   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Adena (OH)   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
      Blairmont (OH)   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
      Harrisville (OH)   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Cadiz (OH)   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Scio (OH)   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
      New Athens (OH)   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Bowerston (OH)   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Deersville (OH)   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Freeport (OH)   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Jefferson (OH)
      Toronto (OH)   [Map]   S   Less than 2 miles
      Empire (OH)   [Map]   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Stratton (OH)   [Map]   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Sugar Grove (OH)   [Map]   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Cream City (OH)   [Map]   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Steubenville (OH)   [Map]   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Irondale (OH)   [Map]   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Wintersville (OH)   [Map]   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Richmond (OH)   [Map]   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Mingo Junction (OH)   [Map]   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
      New Alexandria (OH)   [Map]   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Valley Glen (OH)   [Map]   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
 
Mahoning (OH)
      North Lima (OH)   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      New Middletown (OH)   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Beloit (OH)   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Boardman (OH)   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Poland (OH)   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Sebring (OH)   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Canfield (OH)   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Lowellville (OH)   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Maple Ridge (OH)   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Struthers (OH)   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Campbell (OH)   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Alliance (OH)   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Stark (OH)
      Waynesburg (OH)   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
Tuscarawas (OH)
      Dennison (OH)   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Roswell (OH)   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Uhrichsville (OH)   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Barnhill (OH)   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Midvale (OH)   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Mineral City (OH)   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Three Legs Town (OH) - Historic   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Allegheny (PA)
      Leetsdale (PA)   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Edgeworth (PA)   [Map]   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Noblestown (PA)   [Map]   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Bell Acres (PA)   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Coraopolis (PA)   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Borough of Glen Osborne (PA)   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Oakdale (PA)   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Osborne (PA)   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Sewickley (PA)   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Haysville (PA)   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Sewickley Heights (PA)   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Glenfield (PA)   [Map]   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
 
Beaver (PA)
      Frankfort Springs (PA)   [Map]   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Harshaville (PA)   [Map]   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Hookstown (PA)   [Map]   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Georgetown (PA)   [Map]   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Glasgow (PA)   [Map]   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Midland (PA)   [Map]   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Shippingport (PA)   [Map]   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Esther (PA) - Historic   [Map]   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Industry (PA)   [Map]   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Ohioville (PA)   [Map]   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Gringo (PA)   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Crestmont Village (PA)   [Map]   NE   18 miles [29 km]
 
Butler (PA)
      Fernway (PA)   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Fox Run (PA)   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Seven Fields (PA)   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Harmony (PA)   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Zelienople (PA)   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Mars (PA)   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Callery (PA)   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Evans City (PA)   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Valencia (PA)   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Connoquenessing (PA)   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Portersville (PA)   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Nixon (PA)   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Greene (PA)
      Swarts (PA)   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Lawrence (PA)
      Enon Valley (PA)   [Map]   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
      New Beaver (PA)   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Ellwood City (PA)   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Wampum (PA)   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      S N P J (PA)   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Ellport (PA)   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Bessemer (PA)   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Mount Jackson (PA)   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Energy (PA)   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Hillsville (PA)   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Oakland (PA)   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      South New Castle (PA)   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
 
Washington (PA)
      Jefferson (PA)   [Map]   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Independence (PA)   [Map]   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Burgettstown (PA)   [Map]   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Midway (PA)   [Map]   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      MacDonald (PA)   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
      McDonald (PA)   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
      West Middletown (PA)   [Map]   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Cokeburg (PA)   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Houston (PA)   [Map]   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Wolfdale (PA)   [Map]   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Coon Island (PA)   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Canonsburg (PA)   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start 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 Blackhorse:

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 Hancock County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Brooke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ohio 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    
Harrison County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mahoning County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stark County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tuscarawas 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    
Butler County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence 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 Hancock 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 Hancock 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 ...
      Ohio
      Pennsylvania

Other Roadside Stops ...



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Off-the-Road Links ...

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



Footnotes ...

<1>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 Blackhorse, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Blackhorse. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Blackhorse) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blackhorse. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4845, Longitude: -80.5956     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Blackhorse have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<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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