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Our Genealogical Helper for Burton ...

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 Burton (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 Burton. 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 Burton ...

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 17 newspapers that have been published in the area around Burton.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Burton, 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 Burton.

Cemeteries Near Burton ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Burton.

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

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  SE Harmony Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Bartrug Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Leezer Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Scritchfield Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Old Harmony Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Dawson Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  WSW Taylor Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Garner Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Anderson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Glover Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Butcher Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Hundred Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Stottlemeier Run Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Thomas Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  SW Earnshaw Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Oak Forest Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Brown Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Shriver Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  SW Stoneking Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Carpenter Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Furbee Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Gilmore Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Renner Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Littleton Cemetery   [Map]     
  W East View Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  WSW Carney Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  N Seller Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Yost Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Murray Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Barger Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Thomas Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW McNicholas Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE New Mt. Tabor Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE White Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Woodruff Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  W Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Mt. Herman Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Horner Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Anderson - Bane Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Borden Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Higginbotham Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Shaffer Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Thomas Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Handgardner Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Thomas Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Taylor Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Old Mt. Tabor Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Garrison Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Board Tree Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Ridge Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Anderson Bethel Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Strosnider Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Low Gap Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Big Run Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Shuman Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Snider Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Snodgrass Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Ice Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Green Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Holbert Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Efaw Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Highland Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Haught Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Cross Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Morris Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Wilson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Eakin Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW McCabe Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Wade Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Utt Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Burchfield Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Long Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Allen Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Hayhurst Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Rymer Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Atha Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Yost Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Tennant Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Miracle Run Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Cumberledge Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Wiley Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Dye Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Morris Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Fordyce Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Fall Run Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Morris Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Long Valley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Willey Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Kilcoyne Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Beaty Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Thorne & Huey Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Mannington Memorial Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Schupp Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Meyers Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Toothman Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Ammons Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Piles Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Core Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Freeland Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Pine Bank Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Centennial Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Meadowdale Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Moore Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  N Evans Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Ice Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Whetstone Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Beaty Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Parker Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Fairview Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Bennefield Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Chisler Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Conner Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Wilson Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Thomas Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Lantz Cemetery   [Map]     
  N McDay Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Jolliffee 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 Burton had a population of 224 people in 1895 with no post office or railroad service.

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

Hundred   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) from Burton
 - 1895 population of 52 people (with 273 people in 2017)
 - Hundred had a post office and no railroad service
Earnshaw   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Burton
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Earnshaw had a post office and no railroad service
Saint Cloud   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Burton
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Saint Cloud had a post office and no railroad service
Wadestown   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Burton
 - 1895 population of 144 people
 - Wadestown had a post office and no railroad service
Maple   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Burton
 - Maple had a post office and no railroad service
Garrison (PA)   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Burton
 - Garrison had a post office and no railroad service
Anthem   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Burton
 - 1895 population of 56 people
 - Anthem had a post office and no railroad service
Sandrock (PA)   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Burton
 - Sandrock had a post office and no railroad service
Littleton   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Burton
 - 1895 population of 225 people (with 207 people in 2000)
 - Littleton had a post office and railroad service
Seven Pines   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Burton
 - 1895 population of 7 people
 - Seven Pines 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 Burton. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Burton in the 1890's.

Neighboring Counties ...

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

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

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

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

Burton is located in Wetzel County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Wetzel County: Monroe (OH), Greene (PA), Doddridge, Harrison, Marion, Marshall, Monongalia & Tyler.

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

Wetzel     (The home county for Burton)
      Hundred   [Map]   NW   Less than 2 miles
      Littleton   [Map]   NW   5 miles [8 km]
      Uniontown   [Map]   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Bane   [Map]   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Barker   [Map]   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Smithfield   [Map]   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Pine Grove   [Map]   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Bebee   [Map]   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
      New Martinsville   [Map]   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Adaland   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Berryburg   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Elk City   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Philippi   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Wellington Heights   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Bethany   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Windsor Heights   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Beech Bottom   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Smithburg   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      West Union   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Enterprise   [Map]   SE   18 miles [29 km]
      Lumberport   [Map]   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Shinnston   [Map]   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Gore   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
      O'Neill   [Map]   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Adamston   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Bridgeport   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Clarksburg   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Despard   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Salem   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Nutter Fort   [Map]   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Anmoore   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Stonewood   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Jane Lew   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Valley Chapel   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Fairview   [Map]   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Mannington   [Map]   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Farmington   [Map]   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Grant Town   [Map]   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Helens Run   [Map]   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Worthington   [Map]   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Barrackville   [Map]   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Garden Village   [Map]   SE   18 miles [29 km]
      Monongah   [Map]   SE   18 miles [29 km]
      Pleasant View   [Map]   SE   18 miles [29 km]
      Rivesville   [Map]   SE   18 miles [29 km]
      Fairmont   [Map]   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Whitehall   [Map]   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Adaline   [Map]   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Cameron   [Map]   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Knoxville   [Map]   NW   18 miles [29 km]
      Kent   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
      Moundsville   [Map]   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Glen Dale   [Map]   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      McMechen   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Benwood   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Blacksville   [Map]   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Arnettsville   [Map]   E   18 miles [29 km]
      Cassville   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Osage   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Smithtown   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Granville   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Star City   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Westover   [Map]   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Baker Ridge   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Morgantown   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Brookhaven   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Canyon   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Cheat Lake   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Triadelphia   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Bethlehem   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Valley Grove   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Wheeling   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Clinton   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      West Liberty   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Clearview   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Hebron   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Arthurdale   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Masontown   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Threefork Bridge   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Reedsville   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Newburg   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Tunnelton   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Pennsboro   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Fetterman   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Flemington   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Grafton   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Knottsville   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Atwood   [Map]   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Middlebourne   [Map]   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Paden City   [Map]   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Sistersville   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Friendly   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Belmont (OH)
      Powhatan Point (OH)   [Map]   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Shadyside (OH)   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Vadis (OH)   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Bellaire (OH)   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Bridgeport (OH)   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Neffs (OH)   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Brookside (OH)   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Blaine (OH)   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Martins Ferry (OH)   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Yorkville (OH)   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Barton (OH)   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Saint Clairsville (OH)   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Blainesville (OH)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Jefferson (OH)
      Tiltonsville (OH)   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Highland City (OH)   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Rayland (OH)   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Mount Pleasant (OH)   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Monroe (OH)
      Clarington (OH)   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Antioch (OH)   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Beallsville (OH)   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Plainview (OH)   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Wilson (OH)   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Jerusalem (OH)   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Woodsfield (OH)   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Graysville (OH)   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Miltonsburg (OH)   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Washington (OH)
      Matamoras (OH)   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Grandview (OH)   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Fayette (PA)
      Fairchance (PA)   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Point Marion (PA)   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Masontown (PA)   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Isabella (PA)   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Luzerne (PA)   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Puritan (PA)   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Highhouse (PA)   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Republic (PA)   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Dunlap Creek Village (PA)   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Hiller (PA)   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      New Salem (PA)   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Brownsville (PA)   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Grindstone (PA)   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Greene (PA)
      Waynesburg (PA)   [Map]   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Morrisville (PA)   [Map]   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Swarts (PA)   [Map]   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Jefferson (PA)   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Greensboro (PA)   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Fairdale (PA)   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Carmichaels (PA)   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Clarksville (PA)   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Cumberland Village (PA)   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Rices Landing (PA)   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Nemacolin (PA)   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Stringtown (PA)   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Washington (PA)
      Marianna (PA)   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Coon Island (PA)   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      West Alexander (PA)   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Beallsville (PA)   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Bentleyville (PA)   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Claysville (PA)   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Green Hills (PA)   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Fredericktown-Millsboro (PA)   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Deemston (PA)   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Centerville (PA)   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Scenery Hill (PA)   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      East Washington (PA)   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Washington (PA)   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]

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

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 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 Burton:

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 Wetzel County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Brooke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Doddridge County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harrison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lewis County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monongalia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ohio County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pleasants County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Preston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ritchie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Taylor County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tyler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Belmont County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

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

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

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 Burton:
    Burton mentioned, but no details.  
Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Burton.
      See our Misc Page for Burton for more information.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in West Virginia

About Wetzel County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Burton. 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 beginning in Burton. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Burton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6640, Longitude: -80.4306     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Burton 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 Burton, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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