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Our Genealogical Helper for Blennerhassett ...

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 Blennerhassett (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 Blennerhassett. 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 Blennerhassett ...

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 47 newspapers that have been published in the area around Blennerhassett.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Blennerhassett, there are papers which were published within 6 miles [9.7 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Blennerhassett.

Cemeteries Near Blennerhassett ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Blennerhassett.

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

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  SSE Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Maddox Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Richards Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Lubeck Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Tracewell Cemetery   [Map]     
  E River Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Cedarville Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Rockland Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Edelen Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  WSW McDougle Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Barnes Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Beckwith Cemetery #1   [Map]     
  SE Posey Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Sunset Memory Gardens   [Map]     
  W Neal Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Lewis Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Neale Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  W Lewis Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Boso Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Munchmeyers Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Burd Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Fairview Methodist Episcopal Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Holliday Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Corner Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Little Hocking Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  WSW Newberry Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Meldahl Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Hickenbottom Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Stephens Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Hupp Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Pleasant View Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Wright Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Foley Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Mathews Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Tavenner Cemetery   [Map]     
  E St. Xaviers Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Riverview Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Parkersburg Memorial Gardens   [Map]     
  ENE IOOF Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SW New England Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Grogan Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Hopkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Weaser Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Sams Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Catholic Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Dils Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Mt. Carmel Catholic Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Mt. Olivet Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  ENE Spring Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Neale Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Dunham Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Decatur Methodist Episcopal Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW New Torch Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Torch Baptist Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Old Torch Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Hofmann Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Robinson Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Lowers Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Veto Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Butcher Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Ruble Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Deem Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Jackson Cemetery   [Map]     
  E McPherson Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Woodyard Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Arlington Memorial Gardens   [Map]     
  ENE Ogden Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Rosemar United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Spencer Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Spencer Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Hopkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Barnett Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Quaker Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SW Bethany Christian Church Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Harris Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Robison Cemetery   [Map]     
  S McClure Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Wadesville Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Stephens Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Reeder Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Tracewell Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Vandevier Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Mt. Moriah Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Harkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Hiatt Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Way Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Fairfield Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Decatur Presbyterian Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Old Decatur Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Ireland Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Stewart Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Hockingport Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Harris Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Schultz Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Pickett Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Sheets Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Keenan Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Wigal Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Blair Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Graham Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Compton Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Morrison Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Creel Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Kincheloe Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Ross - McCardle Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Creel Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Creel Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Red Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Chichester Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Varner Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Riverview Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Christopher Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Old Coolville Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Frame Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Humphrey Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Lyndon Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Wells Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Pleasant Home Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Fleak Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Buckley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Stephens Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Big Tygart Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Kanawha United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Vaughn Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Harper Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Mayo Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Johnson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Burnett Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Centennial Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Barlow Central Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Coolville Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WSW Weatherby Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW White Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Eden Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Humphrey Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Engels Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Ft. Belleville Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Wigal Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Hall Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Anderson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Seebaugh Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Rush Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Sellers Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Naylor Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Big Tygart Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Deem Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Caplinger Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Mt. Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Farrow Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Farson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Layman Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Pugh Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Uhl Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Tunnel Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Troy 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 in 1895, Blennerhassett had a post office and no railroad service.

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

Lubeck   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South (S) from Blennerhassett
 - 1895 population of 151 people
 - Lubeck had a post office and railroad service
Rockland (OH)   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) from Blennerhassett
 - 1895 population of 162 people
 - Rockland had a post office and no railroad service
Porterfield (OH)   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) from Blennerhassett
 - Porterfield had railroad service and no post office
Belpre (OH)   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Blennerhassett
 - 1895 population of 1,007 people (with 6,406 people in 2017)
 - Belpre had a post office and railroad service
Washington   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) from Blennerhassett
 - Washington had a post office and railroad service
Scott - Historic   [Map]
 - While Scott was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Blennerhassett
 - Scott had a post office and no railroad service
Newport   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Blennerhassett
 - Newport had a post office and no railroad service
Corner (OH)   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Blennerhassett
 - Corner had a post office and no railroad service
Little Hocking (OH)   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Blennerhassett
 - 1895 population of 318 people
 - Little Hocking had a post office and railroad service
Armenia (OH) - Historic   [Map]
 - While Armenia was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Blennerhassett
 - Armenia 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 Blennerhassett. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Blennerhassett 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 southeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors were in the next county to the east. 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 east 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.

Blennerhassett is located in Wood County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Wood County: Athens (OH), Meigs (OH), Washington (OH), Jackson, Pleasants, Ritchie & Wirt.

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

Wood     (The home county for Blennerhassett)
      Lubeck   [Map]   S   Less than 2 miles
      Washington   [Map]   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Parkersburg   [Map]   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Pleasant View   [Map]   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Vienna   [Map]   NE   5 miles [8 km]
      North Hills   [Map]   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Mineral Acres   [Map]   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Mineral Wells   [Map]   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Boaz   [Map]   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Parkers Towne   [Map]   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Kanawha   [Map]   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Williamstown   [Map]   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Slate   [Map]   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Grantsville   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Odaville   [Map]   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Ravenswood   [Map]   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Flatwoods   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Ripley   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Hartford City   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      New Haven   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Mason   [Map]   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Baden   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Leon   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Point Pleasant   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Henderson   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Belmont   [Map]   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Saint Marys   [Map]   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Hebron   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Cairo   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Cantwell   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Ellenboro   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Harrisville   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Pennsboro   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Pullman   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Reedy   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Spencer   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Flint Town   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Friendly   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Sistersville   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Greencastle   [Map]   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Freeport   [Map]   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Elizabeth   [Map]   SE   18 miles [29 km]
      Peewee   [Map]   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Burning Springs   [Map]   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Athens (OH)
      Coolville (OH)   [Map]   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Armadale (OH)   [Map]   NW   18 miles [29 km]
      Amesville (OH)   [Map]   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Mudsock (OH) - Historic   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Carsey Town (OH)   [Map]   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Athens (OH)   [Map]   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Mount Nebo (OH) - Historic   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Liars Corner (OH) - Historic   [Map]   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
      The Plains (OH)   [Map]   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Jacksonville (OH)   [Map]   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Trimble (OH)   [Map]   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Truetown (OH)   [Map]   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Chauncey (OH)   [Map]   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Gallia (OH)
      Carlton (OH)   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Cheshire (OH)   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Guernsey (OH)
      Cumberland (OH)   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Hocking (OH)
      Murray City (OH)   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      New Town (OH)   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      New Pittsburg (OH)   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Candy Town (OH)   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Sand Run (OH)   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Meigs (OH)
      Keno (OH)   [Map]   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Bashan (OH)   [Map]   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Racine (OH)   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Syracuse (OH)   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Pomeroy (OH)   [Map]   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Thomas Village (OH)   [Map]   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Middleport (OH)   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Rutland (OH)   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Monroe (OH)
      Graysville (OH)   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Stafford (OH)   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Antioch (OH)   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Plainview (OH)   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Morgan (OH)
      Chesterhill (OH)   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Stockport (OH)   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Wrightstown (OH)   [Map]   NW   23 miles [37 km]
      Malta (OH)   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      McConnelsville (OH)   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Morganville (OH)   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Noble (OH)
      Dungannon (OH)   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Dexter City (OH)   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Harriettsville (OH)   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Caldwell (OH)   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Olive Green (OH)   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Belle Valley (OH)   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Sarahsville (OH)   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Summerfield (OH)   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Perry (OH)
      Chapel Hill (OH) - Historic   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Corning (OH)   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Rendville (OH)   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      San Toy (OH) - Historic   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Hemlock (OH)   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      New Straitsville (OH)   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Shawnee (OH)   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Vinton (OH)
      Moonville (OH) - Historic   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Hope (OH) - Historic   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Wilkesville (OH)   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Zaleski (OH)   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Washington (OH)
      Belpre (OH)   [Map]   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Redbush (OH)   [Map]   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Marietta (OH)   [Map]   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Sandhill (OH)   [Map]   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Devola (OH)   [Map]   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Beverly (OH)   [Map]   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Lowell (OH)   [Map]   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Lower Salem (OH)   [Map]   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Macksburg (OH)   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Grandview (OH)   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Matamoras (OH)   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]

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

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 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 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 Blennerhassett:

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 Wood County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mason County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pleasants County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ritchie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Roane County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tyler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wirt 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    
Guernsey County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hocking County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Meigs County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Noble County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry 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 Wood County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for West Virginia     Cemetery Wiki for West Virginia
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Wood 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 Blennerhassett ...

While our initial data for Blennerhassett came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Blennerhassett 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 Blennerhassett.

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 Blennerhassett:
    Services available at that time (1895): had Post Office, no Railroad mentioned  
Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Blennerhassett.
      See our Misc Page for Blennerhassett for more information.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within West Virginia

About Wood County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wood County:

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 from Blennerhassett. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Blennerhassett) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Blennerhassett. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Blennerhassett

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blennerhassett. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2637, Longitude: -81.6293     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Blennerhassett 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 Blennerhassett, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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