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The location of Baker Cemetery









A visit to the Baker Cemetery ...

The location of the Baker 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 Baker Cemetery ...

The Baker Cemetery is located in Monongalia County. The county seat for Monongalia County is located in Morgantown.

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

Lat:   39.6787°   (39° 40' 43")

Lon:   -79.8487°   (-79° 50' 55")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 29 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Baker Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Blaney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Cagey Cemetery (PA)   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County (PA)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Cedar Grove Cemetery (PA)   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County (PA)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Crichfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Baker Cemetery
 
East Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #78254<3>
 
Eden United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Evergreen Memorial Park (PA)   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County (PA)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Everley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Fair View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Preston County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery (PA)   [Map]
 - Located in Greene County (PA)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Fletcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Forks of Cheat Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Ft. Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Garlow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Hoard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Lawnwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Lazzell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Mt. Moriah Cemetery (PA)   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County (PA)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
New Monongalia County Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Nicholson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Nuce Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Pierpont Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Pt. Marion Cemetery (PA)   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County (PA)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Pool Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Summers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Sunnyside Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Wolfs Cemetery (PA)   [Map]
 - Located in Greene County (PA)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Baker Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 31 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Baker Cemetery.

Albright   [Map]     Hopwood (PA)   [Map]    
Arnettsville   [Map]     Kingwood   [Map]    
Arthurdale   [Map]     Masontown (PA)   [Map]    
Baker Ridge   [Map]     Masontown   [Map]    
Brandonville   [Map]     Morgantown   [Map]    
Brookhaven   [Map]     Nemacolin (PA)   [Map]    
Bruceton Mills   [Map]     Point Marion (PA)   [Map]    
Canyon   [Map]     Puritan (PA)   [Map]    
Carmichaels (PA)   [Map]     Reedsville   [Map]    
Cassville   [Map]     Smithtown   [Map]    
Cheat Lake   [Map]     Star City   [Map]    
Cumberland Village (PA)   [Map]     Stringtown (PA)   [Map]    
Fairdale (PA)   [Map]     Threefork Bridge   [Map]    
Granville   [Map]     Uniontown (PA)   [Map]    
Greensboro (PA)   [Map]     Westover   [Map]    
Highhouse (PA)   [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 Baker Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Monongalia County.

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

Brandonville   [Map]
 - Located in Preston County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Carmichaels   [Map]
 - Located in Greene County (PA)
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Greensboro   [Map]
 - Located in Greene County (PA)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Kingwood   [Map]
 - Located in Preston County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Masontown   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County (PA)
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Morgantown   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Point Marion   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County (PA)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Uniontown   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County (PA)
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Westover   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Baker 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 professional and volunteer 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 Baker Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Monongalia County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Allegany County (MD):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Garrett County (MD):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Allegheny County (PA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fayette County (PA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Greene County (PA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Somerset County (PA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County (PA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Westmoreland County (PA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Barbour County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Doddridge County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Grant County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Harrison County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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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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Mineral County:     Cyndi's
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Ohio County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Preston County:     Cyndi's
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Randolph 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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Wetzel County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Monongalia 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 Monongalia 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 Baker 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 Baker Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1535144   (Name of Record: Baker Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Monongalia
Lat: 39.6786908     Lon: -79.8486681   [Map]
Elev: 296         Map Name: Lake Lynn

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Monongalia County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Monongalia County: www.co.monongalia.wv.us/

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 Baker Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6787, Longitude: -79.8487     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Baker 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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