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(Calhoun County, West Virginia)


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The location of Bigbend Cemetery

 
 

Profile for the Bigbend Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Bigbend 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.

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The Location of the Bigbend Cemetery...

The Bigbend Cemetery is located in Calhoun County. The county seat for Calhoun County is located in Grantsville.

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

Lat:   38.9512°   (38° 57' 4")

Lon:   -81.1893°   (-81° 11' 21")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Bigbend 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 Bigbend Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Calhoun County.

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

Cairo   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the North (N) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
Elizabeth   [Map]
 - Located in Wirt County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
Glenville   [Map]
 - Located in Gilmer County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
Grantsville   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
Harrisville   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
Reedy   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
Spencer   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bigbend Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 38 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Bigbend Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Beaty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wirt County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
Bee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
Belt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wirt County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
Betts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
Big Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
Broomstick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
Bryners Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
Carpenter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
Cloverleaf Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
Coon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
Depue Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wirt County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
Fluharty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
Fox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
Goodnight Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
Hartley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wirt County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
Hur Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
Maze Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
McCrae Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wirt County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
Meadows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wirt County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
Rector Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wirt County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
Ruble Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wirt County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #79793<4>
 
Saunders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
Sixteen Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
Slider Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
Snyder Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
Stalman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
Starcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
Villers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #80193
 
Waggoner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
Wolverton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wirt County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bigbend Cemetery
 
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bigbend Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

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

Arnoldsburg   [Map]Freeport   [Map]Orma   [Map]
Auburn   [Map]Glenville   [Map]Peewee   [Map]
Burning Springs   [Map]Grantsville   [Map]Pullman   [Map]
Cairo   [Map]Greencastle   [Map]Reedy   [Map]
Cantwell   [Map]Harrisville   [Map]Slate   [Map]
Elizabeth   [Map]Kanawha   [Map]Spencer   [Map]
Flint Town   [Map]Mudfork   [Map]Truebada   [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 first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note 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 Bigbend Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Calhoun 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    
Monroe County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Noble County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Braxton 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    
Gilmer County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harrison 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    
Mason County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nicholas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Pleasants County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Putnam County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ritchie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Roane County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tyler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Upshur County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Webster County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Wetzel County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
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 Calhoun 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 Calhoun 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 Bigbend 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 Bigbend Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1535989   (Name of Record: Bigbend Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Calhoun
Lat: 38.951195     Lon: -81.189282   [Map]
Elev: 239         Map Name: Annamoriah

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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: 38.9512, Longitude: -81.1893     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bigbend Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Bigbend 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 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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<4>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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