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(Marion County, West Virginia)


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The location of Blackshere Cemetery

 
 

Profile for the Blackshere Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Blackshere 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 Blackshere Cemetery...

The Blackshere Cemetery is located in Marion County. The county seat for Marion County is located in Fairmont.

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

Lat:   39.5209°   (39° 31' 15")

Lon:   -80.3145°   (-80° 18' 52")

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

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

Bridgeport   [Map]
 - Located in Harrison County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Fairmont   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Hundred   [Map]
 - Located in Wetzel County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Mannington   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Shinnston   [Map]
 - Located in Harrison County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Worthington   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blackshere Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 64 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Blackshere Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Ammons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Atha Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Barrackville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Barrickman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Beaty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Beaty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Bennefield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Cochran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Crim Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Harrison County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #78127<4>
 
Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Davis Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Efaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Elizabeth Mason Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Enterprise Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Harrison County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Freeland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Gilboa Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Grim Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Haught Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Hayhurst Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Hess Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Hess Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Highland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Holbert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Hood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Harrison County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Ice Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Jett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Harrison County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Mannington Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #79027
 
McIntyre Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Harrison County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Meyers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Michael D Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Harrison County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Murray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Nay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Harrison County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Oakdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Harrison County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Odell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Harrison County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Parker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Parrish Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Pine Bluff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Harrison County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Richardson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Harrison County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Richardson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Rymer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Schupp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Scritchfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Shaffer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Shavers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Shaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Harrison County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Shaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Sullivan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Sunny View Acres Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Thomas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Thorne & Huey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Toothman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Wamsley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Harrison County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Whetstone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #240624
 
Wyatt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Harrison County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blackshere Cemetery
 
Yost Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blackshere Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Blackshere Cemetery.

Arnettsville   [Map]Garden Village   [Map]Pleasant Valley   [Map]
Bane   [Map]Gore   [Map]Pleasant View   [Map]
Barrackville   [Map]Grant Town   [Map]Rivesville   [Map]
Blacksville   [Map]Helens Run   [Map]Shinnston   [Map]
Enterprise   [Map]Hundred   [Map]Smithfield   [Map]
Fairmont   [Map]Lumberport   [Map]Smithtown   [Map]
Fairview   [Map]Mannington   [Map]Whitehall   [Map]
Farmington   [Map]Monongah   [Map]Worthington   [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 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 - 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 Blackshere Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Marion County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Garrett County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Belmont County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Westmoreland County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Braxton 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    
Lewis County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monongalia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ohio County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pleasants County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Preston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ritchie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Taylor County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tucker 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    
Wetzel County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Marion 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 Marion 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 Blackshere 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 Blackshere Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1536065   (Name of Record: Blackshere Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Marion
Lat: 39.5209169     Lon: -80.3145287   [Map]
Elev: 351         Map Name: Mannington

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Marion County: www.marioncountywv.com/

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: 39.5209, Longitude: -80.3145     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Blackshere Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Blackshere 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' distance that starts in . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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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