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The location of Abbot Cemetery









A visit to the Abbot Cemetery ...

The location of the Abbot Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. We found an ancestor that we believed to have been buried in one cemetery was actually buried elsewhere. We discovered that his burial had been refused at the last moment and the family had scrambled to make new arrangements. By looking at nearby cemeteries, the surrounding communities and in newspapers of the period, we were finally able to locate his burial site. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Abbot Cemetery ...

The Abbot Cemetery is located in Fayette County. The county seat for Fayette County is located in Fayetteville.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Abbot Cemetery

Lat:   38.0833°   (38° 4' 59")

Lon:   -81.1493°   (-81° 8' 57")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Abbot Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 20 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Abbot Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Fayette County.

Abbott - Huddleston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Abbot Cemetery
 
Bays Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Abbot Cemetery
 
Blake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Abbot Cemetery
 
Guthrie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Abbot Cemetery
 
High Lawn Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Abbot Cemetery
 
Huse Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Abbot Cemetery
 
John Nugen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Abbot Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Abbot Cemetery
 
Meadow Haven Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Abbot Cemetery
 
Mt. Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Abbot Cemetery
 
Page Tabernackle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Abbot Cemetery
 
Peters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Abbot Cemetery
 
Pierce Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Abbot Cemetery
 
Pleasant View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Abbot Cemetery
 
Restlawn Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Abbot Cemetery
 
Rich Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Abbot Cemetery
 
Robson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Abbot Cemetery
 
Sugar Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Abbot Cemetery
 
Westlake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Abbot Cemetery
 
Willis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Abbot Cemetery

For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Abbot Cemetery.

Ansted   [Map]     McDunn   [Map]    
Beckwith   [Map]     Montgomery   [Map]    
Beech Glen   [Map]     Mount Hope   [Map]    
Cannelton   [Map]     Newlyn   [Map]    
Carbon   [Map]     Oak Hill   [Map]    
Clifftop   [Map]     Pax   [Map]    
Concho   [Map]     Powellton   [Map]    
Fayetteville   [Map]     Rush Run   [Map]    
Gauley Bridge   [Map]     Sewell Knob   [Map]    
Handley   [Map]     Smithers   [Map]    
Harvey   [Map]     Stonecliff   [Map]    
Hilton Village   [Map]     Thurmond   [Map]    
Kaymoor   [Map]      

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Abbot Cemetery. The following communities are located in Fayette County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Abbot Cemetery.

Fayetteville   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Abbot Cemetery
 
Gauley Bridge   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Abbot Cemetery
 
Montgomery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Abbot Cemetery
 
Oak Hill   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Abbot Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note that they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Abbot Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Fayette County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Wythe County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Boone County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Braxton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Calhoun County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clay County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Gilmer County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Greenbrier County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Kanawha County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lincoln County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Logan County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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McDowell County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Mercer County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Mingo County:     Cyndi's
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Monroe County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Nicholas County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Pocahontas County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Putnam County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Raleigh County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Roane County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Summers County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Webster County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Wyoming County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Fayette 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,
Cemeteries of Fayette 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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Abbot Cemetery ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we continue our research. We've created the following list to keep track of the sources we found useful in our research about the Abbot Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #2586285   (Name of Record: Abbot Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Fayette
Lat: 38.0832798     Lon: -81.1492988   [Map]
Map Name: Beckwith

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Fayette County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Abbot Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0833, Longitude: -81.1493     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Abbot Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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