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(Putnam County, West Virginia)


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Profile for the Bird Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Bird 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 Bird Cemetery...

The Bird Cemetery is located in Putnam County. The county seat for Putnam County is located in Winfield.

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

Lat:   38.3312°   (38° 19' 52")

Lon:   -81.9512°   (-81° 57' 4")

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

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

Cross Lanes   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the Northeast (NE) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Dunbar   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Hamlin   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Hurricane   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Milton   [Map]
 - Located in Cabell County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Nitro   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Saint Albans   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bird Cemetery
 
South Charleston   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of the Bird Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 58 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Bird Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Anderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Bangor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Barrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Bays Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Bays Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Beech Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Bell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Black Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cabell County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Bryant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Burton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bird Cemetery
 
College Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Culloden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cabell County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Cunningham Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Dunlap Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Egnor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Egnor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Forks of Coal Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Goode Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Griffith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Griffith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Hamlin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Harveys Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Hazlette Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Henley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Hodges Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Holstein Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Lawrence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Lincoln Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bird Cemetery
 
May Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bird Cemetery
 
McClure Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Midkiff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cabell County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Nelson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Owen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Pate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Pauley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Peck Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Powell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Roberts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Sanson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Stowers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Stowers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Sutherland - White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Sycamore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Teays Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Templeton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Trace Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Valley View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Watts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bird Cemetery
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Bird Cemetery
 
Zoar Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cabell County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bird Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Bird Cemetery.

Alum Creek   [Map]Hurricane   [Map]Saint Albans   [Map]
Bancroft   [Map]Jefferson   [Map]Scott Village   [Map]
Cross Lanes   [Map]Julian   [Map]Sod   [Map]
Culloden   [Map]Milton   [Map]South Charleston   [Map]
Dodson Junction   [Map]Morrisvale   [Map]Teays Valley   [Map]
Dunbar   [Map]Nitro   [Map]Teays Village   [Map]
Emmons   [Map]Poca   [Map]Tornado   [Map]
Hamlin   [Map]Raymond City   [Map]West Hamlin   [Map]
Horse Creek Junction   [Map]Rock Lake Village   [Map]Woodville   [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 - 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 Bird Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Putnam County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Boyd County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carter County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greenup County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Martin County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gallia County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Meigs County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Scioto County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Boone 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    
Fayette 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    
Lincoln County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Logan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Mason County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mingo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nicholas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Raleigh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Roane County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wirt County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wyoming County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Putnam 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 Putnam 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 Bird 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 Bird Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1536035   (Name of Record: Bird Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Putnam
Lat: 38.3312038     Lon: -81.9512435   [Map]
Elev: 299         Map Name: Garretts Bend

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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: 38.3312, Longitude: -81.9512     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bird Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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