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The location of Adkinson Cemetery









A visit to the Adkinson Cemetery ...

The location of the Adkinson 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 Adkinson Cemetery ...

The Adkinson Cemetery is located in Harrison County. The county seat for Harrison County is located in Clarksburg.

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

Lat:   39.2070°   (39° 12' 25")

Lon:   -80.3395°   (-80° 20' 22")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 47 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Adkinson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in Harrison County.

Bartlett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Bond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Borring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Brick Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Broad Run Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Burns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Center Branch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Davison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Duck Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Elkview Masonic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1703736<3>
 
Floral Hills Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Fortney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Frame Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Gnatty Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Gore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Green Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Barbour County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Greenlawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Hardman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Haymond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Holy Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Horeb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
IOOF Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
IOOF Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Jesse Run Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Milford Road Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
New Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
New Johnstown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Norman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Old Johnstown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Post Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Radcliffe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Reynolds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Rockford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Sheets Mill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Stonewall Park Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Stouts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Straley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Sunset Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Sycamore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Sycamore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Wolfe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Adkinson Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Adkinson Cemetery.

Adamston   [Map]     Lost Creek   [Map]    
Anmoore   [Map]     Lumberport   [Map]    
Berryburg   [Map]     Nutter Fort   [Map]    
Bridgeport   [Map]     O'Neill   [Map]    
Clarksburg   [Map]     Salem   [Map]    
Despard   [Map]     Shinnston   [Map]    
Elk City   [Map]     Smith Village   [Map]    
Flemington   [Map]     Stonewood   [Map]    
Garton Village   [Map]     Valley Chapel   [Map]    
Gore   [Map]     West Milford   [Map]    
Jane Lew   [Map]     Weston   [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 Adkinson Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Harrison County.

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

Bridgeport   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Buckhannon   [Map]
 - Located in Upshur County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Clarksburg   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Shinnston   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of the Adkinson Cemetery
 
Weston   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Adkinson Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and 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 might help with the Adkinson Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Harrison County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Garrett County (MD):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Monroe County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County (OH):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Fayette County (PA):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Greene County (PA):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Barbour County:     Cyndi's
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Braxton County:     Cyndi's
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Calhoun County:     Cyndi's
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Doddridge County:     Cyndi's
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Gilmer County:     Cyndi's
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Lewis County:     Cyndi's
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Marion County:     Cyndi's
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Marshall County:     Cyndi's
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Monongalia County:     Cyndi's
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Pleasants County:     Cyndi's
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Preston County:     Cyndi's
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Randolph County:     Cyndi's
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Ritchie County:     Cyndi's
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Taylor County:     Cyndi's
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Tucker County:     Cyndi's
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Tyler County:     Cyndi's
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Upshur County:     Cyndi's
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Webster County:     Cyndi's
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Wetzel County:     Cyndi's
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Wirt County:     Cyndi's
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Wood County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Harrison 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 Harrison 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 Adkinson 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 Adkinson Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1534842   (Name of Record: Adkinson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Harrison
Lat: 39.2070358     Lon: -80.3395338   [Map]
Elev: 342         Map Name: Mount Clare

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Harrison County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Harrison County: www.harrisoncountywv.com/

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 'straight-line' (or 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 Adkinson Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2070, Longitude: -80.3395     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Adkinson Cemetery 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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