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Profile for the Amma Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Amma Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

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 Amma Cemetery...

The Amma Cemetery is located in Roane County. The county seat for Roane County is located in Spencer.

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

Lat:   38.5666°   (38° 33' 59")

Lon:   -81.2685°   (-81° 16' 6")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Amma Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Amma Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Roane County.

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

Charleston   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<3> to the Southwest (SW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Clay   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Clendenin   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Reedy   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Spencer   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Amma Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 97 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Amma Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Abbott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Armstead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Barnhouse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Bird Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Canterbury Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Canterbury Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Carper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Carper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Casey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Clendenin Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Cook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Criner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Cromwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Cummings Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Amma Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<4>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2558225<5>
 
Curtis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Deverick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Deverick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Dulls Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Eplin Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Gandee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Gandee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Grose Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Groves Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Harper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Harper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Harper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Harper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Hascue Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Helmic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Hershberger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Hershberger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Hindsman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Hively Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Hively Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Hively Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Holbert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Amma Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #78712
 
Hubbard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
J Herbert Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Jarvis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Keffer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Keffer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Kelley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Kelley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Koontz Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Amma Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2135756
 
Laurel Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Looney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Looney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Amma Cemetery
 
McCroskey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Monroe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Morgan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Myers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Myers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Naylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Newton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Nida Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Nida Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Noel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Osborne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Parker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Patton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Payne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Amma Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #79520
 
Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Reynolds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Ritchea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Rocky Branch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Rolling Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Ryan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Samples Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Seabolt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Sergent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Shafer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Shamlin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Shaver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Staats Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Summerfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Summers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Vineyard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Vineyard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Amma Cemetery
 
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Amma Cemetery
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Amma Cemetery
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Amma Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Amma Cemetery.

Aarons   [Map]Clendenin   [Map]Kentuck   [Map]
Airport Village   [Map]Coal Fork   [Map]Mudfork   [Map]
Arnoldsburg   [Map]Elkview   [Map]Orma   [Map]
Cicerone   [Map]Flint Town   [Map]Pinch   [Map]
Clay   [Map]Harrison   [Map]Sissonville   [Map]
Clem   [Map]Hartland   [Map]Spencer   [Map]

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

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 - 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 might help with the Amma Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Roane County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Athens County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gallia County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Meigs County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Boone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Braxton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cabell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Doddridge County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gilmer County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greenbrier County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kanawha County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lewis County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mason County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nicholas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Putnam County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Raleigh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ritchie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Webster County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Wirt County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wood County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Roane 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 Roane 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 Amma 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 Amma Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #2586130   (Name of Record: Amma Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Roane
Lat: 38.5665576     Lon: -81.2685212   [Map]
Map Name: Clio

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of West Virginia

About Roane County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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



Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5666, Longitude: -81.2685     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Amma Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Amma Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>This 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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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<5>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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