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The location of Beechnut Cemetery









A visit to the Beechnut Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Beechnut Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Beechnut Cemetery (FAG ID #2608668)

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 Beechnut Cemetery ...

The Beechnut 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 Beechnut Cemetery

Lat:   37.8461°   (37° 50' 45")

Lon:   -80.9654°   (-80° 57' 55")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 22 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Beechnut Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adkins Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Summers County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Beechnut Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2454122
 
Anderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Beechnut Cemetery
 
Bragg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Summers County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Beechnut Cemetery
 
Goddard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Beechnut Cemetery
 
Goodson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Raleigh County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Beechnut Cemetery
 
Henson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Beechnut Cemetery
 
Hicks - Swell Mountain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Summers County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Beechnut Cemetery
 
Layland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Beechnut Cemetery
 
Meadows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Raleigh County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Beechnut Cemetery
 
Meadows Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Raleigh County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Beechnut Cemetery
 
New Salem Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Raleigh County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Beechnut Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2171413
 
Patton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Beechnut Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1989932
 
Plumley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Raleigh County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Beechnut Cemetery
 
Richmond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Summers County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Beechnut Cemetery
 
Royal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Raleigh County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Beechnut Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
St. Colmans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Raleigh County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Beechnut Cemetery
 
Shuck Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Beechnut Cemetery
 
Smailes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Beechnut Cemetery
 
White Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Beechnut Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Wickline Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Summers County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Beechnut Cemetery
 
William Kidwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Raleigh County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Beechnut Cemetery
 
William Thomas Lowry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Beechnut Cemetery
 - Location is estimated

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Beechnut Cemetery.

Beaver   [Map]     Newlyn   [Map]    
Beckley   [Map]     Oak Hill   [Map]    
Bellwood   [Map]     Piney View   [Map]    
Bradley   [Map]     Prosperity   [Map]    
Clifftop   [Map]     Royal   [Map]    
Clifftop   [Map]     Rush Run   [Map]    
Concho   [Map]     Sewell Knob   [Map]    
Daniels   [Map]     Shady Spring   [Map]    
Harvey   [Map]     Spring Dale   [Map]    
Hilton Village   [Map]     Stanaford   [Map]    
Hinton   [Map]     Stonecliff   [Map]    
Jumping Branch   [Map]     Thurmond   [Map]    
Meadow Bridge   [Map]     Vale   [Map]    
Mount Hope   [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 Beechnut Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Fayette County.

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

Beckley   [Map]
 - Located in Raleigh County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Beechnut Cemetery
 
Hinton   [Map]
 - Located in Summers County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Beechnut Cemetery
 
Oak Hill   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Beechnut Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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 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 Beechnut 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
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Genealogy
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Bland County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Craig County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Giles County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Montgomery County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Pulaski County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Tazewell County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Wythe County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Boone County:     Cyndi's
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Braxton County:     Cyndi's
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Clay County:     Cyndi's
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Greenbrier County:     Cyndi's
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Kanawha County:     Cyndi's
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Logan County:     Cyndi's
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McDowell County:     Cyndi's
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Mercer County:     Cyndi's
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Mingo County:     Cyndi's
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Monroe County:     Cyndi's
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Nicholas County:     Cyndi's
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Pocahontas County:     Cyndi's
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Raleigh County:     Cyndi's
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Roane County:     Cyndi's
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Summers County:     Cyndi's
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Webster County:     Cyndi's
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Wyoming County:     Cyndi's
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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:   The Beechnut Cemetery (FAG ID #2608668)
 
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 Beechnut Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Beechnut Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Beechnut Cemetery elsewhere. 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 Beechnut Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1540002   (Name of Record: Harrah Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Fayette
Lat: 37.8459495     Lon: -80.9656492   [Map]
Elev: 819         Map Name: Meadow Creek

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2608668

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in 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 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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<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 Beechnut Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8461, Longitude: -80.9654     [Map].

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<3>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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