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Our GPS coordinates for the Blackshire 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 Blackshire Cemetery...

The Blackshire Cemetery is located in Jackson County. The county seat for Jackson County is located in Ripley.

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

Lat:   38.5973°   (38° 35' 50")

Lon:   -81.5498°   (-81° 32' 59")

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

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

Charleston   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Kanawha County
 
Clendenin   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Kanawha County
 
Cross Lanes   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Kanawha County
 
Dunbar   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Kanawha County
 
Nitro   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Kanawha County
 
South Charleston   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Kanawha County
 
Spencer   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Roane County
 
Winfield   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Putnam County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 77 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Blackshire Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Albert E Humphreys Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Kanawha County
 
Baxter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Kanawha County
 
Berry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Kanawha County
 
Boggess Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Carney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Centerview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Clendenin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Kanawha County
 
Comer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Counts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Counts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Covey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Dawson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Kanawha County
 
Dawson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Kanawha County
 
Duff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Duff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Ferrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Roane County
 
Fields Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Kanawha County
 
Fisher Cemetery 1   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Fisher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Fisher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Fletcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Fougharty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Kanawha County
 
Gandee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Garrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Godby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Good Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Good Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Hackney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Harper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Roane County
 
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Hatcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Haynes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Kanawha County
 
Haynes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Kanawha County
 
Hickory Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Hunt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Kanawha County
 
Hunt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Roane County
 
Hunt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Roane County
 
Hunt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Roane County
 
Jarvis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Roane County
 
John Beane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #172253<4>
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Kanawha County
 
Kiser Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Kiser Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Koontz Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Lanham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Larch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Roane County
 
Lowe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Roane County
 
Mangus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Milam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Milam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Kanawha County
 
Milam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Kanawha County
 
Mt. Moriah Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Roane County
 
Newhouser Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Kanawha County
 
Parsons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Pauley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Kanawha County
 
Paxton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Paxton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Roane County
 
Pleasant Grove Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Presley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Roane County
 
Presley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Roane County
 
Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Roane County
 
Rhodes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Shafer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Kanawha County
 
Shamblin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Siders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Sissonville Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1168153
 
Skeen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Skeen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Slater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Kanawha County
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Thomas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Roane County
 
Vandine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Kanawha County
 
Vickers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Kanawha County
 
Westfall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Located in Roane County
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blackshire Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Blackshire Cemetery.

Aarons   [Map]Eleanor   [Map]Pinch   [Map]
Airport Village   [Map]Elkview   [Map]Poca   [Map]
Bancroft   [Map]Flint Town   [Map]Raymond City   [Map]
Charleston   [Map]Jefferson   [Map]Ripley   [Map]
Cicerone   [Map]Kanawha City   [Map]Rock Lake Village   [Map]
Clendenin   [Map]Kentuck   [Map]Sissonville   [Map]
Coal Fork   [Map]Liberty   [Map]South Charleston   [Map]
Cross Lanes   [Map]Malden   [Map]Spencer   [Map]
Dunbar   [Map]Nitro   [Map]Winfield   [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 turn to 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 Blackshire Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Jackson 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    
Lawrence County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Meigs County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Boone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Braxton 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    
Gilmer 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    
Nicholas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Putnam County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Raleigh 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    
Wayne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Webster County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
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 Jackson 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 Jackson 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 Blackshire 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 Blackshire Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1536067   (Name of Record: Blackshire Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jackson
Lat: 38.5973146     Lon: -81.5498469   [Map]
Elev: 244         Map Name: Romance

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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: 38.5973, Longitude: -81.5498     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Blackshire Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Blackshire 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 begins 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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