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The location of Anderson Cemetery









A visit to the Anderson Cemetery ...

The location of the Anderson 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 Anderson Cemetery ...

The Anderson 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 Anderson Cemetery

Lat:   37.9262°   (37° 55' 34")

Lon:   -80.9318°   (-80° 55' 54")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 17 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Anderson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Amick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Anderson Cemetery
 
Beechnut Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2608668<3>
 
Bragg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Summers County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Anderson Cemetery
 
Goddard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Anderson Cemetery
 
Goodson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Raleigh County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Anderson Cemetery
 
Henson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Anderson Cemetery
 
Layland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Anderson Cemetery
 
New Salem Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Raleigh County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2171413
 
Patton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1989932
 
Rider Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Anderson Cemetery
 
Royal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Raleigh County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<4>
 
Shuck Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Anderson Cemetery
 
Smailes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Anderson Cemetery
 
Tyree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Anderson Cemetery
 
White Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Wickline Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Summers County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Anderson Cemetery
 
William Thomas Lowry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Location is estimated

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 28 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Anderson Cemetery.

Bellwood   [Map]     Newlyn   [Map]    
Bradley   [Map]     Oak Hill   [Map]    
Clifftop   [Map]     Orient Hill   [Map]    
Clifftop   [Map]     Piney View   [Map]    
Concho   [Map]     Rainelle   [Map]    
Crichton   [Map]     Royal   [Map]    
Fayetteville   [Map]     Rupert   [Map]    
Harvey   [Map]     Rush Run   [Map]    
Hilton Village   [Map]     Sewell Knob   [Map]    
Hines   [Map]     Spring Dale   [Map]    
Kaymoor   [Map]     Stanaford   [Map]    
McRoss   [Map]     Stonecliff   [Map]    
Meadow Bridge   [Map]     Thurmond   [Map]    
Mount Hope   [Map]     Vale   [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 Anderson Cemetery. The following communities are located in Fayette County.

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

Fayetteville   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Anderson Cemetery
 
Oak Hill   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Anderson 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 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 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 Anderson 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:

Alleghany County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bland County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Craig County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Giles County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tazewell County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
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

 
Greenbrier County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Kanawha County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Logan County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
McDowell County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Mercer County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Monroe County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Nicholas County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pocahontas County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Raleigh County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Roane County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Summers County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Webster County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Wyoming County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
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 Anderson 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 Anderson Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1534936   (Name of Record: Anderson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Fayette
Lat: 37.9262263     Lon: -80.9317607   [Map]
Elev: 837         Map Name: Danese

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for 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 'straight-line' 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 Anderson Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9262, Longitude: -80.9318     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Anderson 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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<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or gone without an obvious trace.

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