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The location of Blackshire Cemetery









A visit to the Blackshire Cemetery ...

The location of the Blackshire Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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 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)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 77 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> 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]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Baxter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Berry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
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]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
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]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Dawson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
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]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Fields Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
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]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
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]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
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]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Haynes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Hickory Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Hunt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Hunt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Hunt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Hunt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Jarvis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
John Beane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #172253<3>
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
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]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Lowe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
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]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Milam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Mt. Moriah Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Newhouser Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Parsons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Pauley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Paxton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Paxton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Presley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Presley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Rhodes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Shafer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
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]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 - 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]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
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]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Vandine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Vickers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Westfall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
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 27 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Blackshire Cemetery.

Aarons   [Map]     Kentuck   [Map]    
Airport Village   [Map]     Liberty   [Map]    
Bancroft   [Map]     Malden   [Map]    
Charleston   [Map]     Nitro   [Map]    
Cicerone   [Map]     Pinch   [Map]    
Clendenin   [Map]     Poca   [Map]    
Coal Fork   [Map]     Raymond City   [Map]    
Cross Lanes   [Map]     Ripley   [Map]    
Dunbar   [Map]     Rock Lake Village   [Map]    
Eleanor   [Map]     Sissonville   [Map]    
Elkview   [Map]     South Charleston   [Map]    
Flint Town   [Map]     Spencer   [Map]    
Jefferson   [Map]     Winfield   [Map]    
Kanawha City   [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 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]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Clendenin   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Cross Lanes   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Dunbar   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Nitro   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
South Charleston   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Spencer   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Blackshire Cemetery
 
Winfield   [Map]
 - Located in Putnam County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blackshire 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 Blackshire Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Jackson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Athens County (OH):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Washington County (OH):     Cyndi's
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Gilmer County:     Cyndi's
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Kanawha County:     Cyndi's
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Putnam County:     Cyndi's
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Wood County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries 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,
Cemeteries 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: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The 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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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 Blackshire Cemetery. The point we use 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).

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<3>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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