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The location of Boone Cemetery









A visit to the Boone Cemetery ...

The location of the Boone 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 Boone Cemetery ...

The Boone Cemetery is located in Braxton County. The county seat for Braxton County is located in Sutton.

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

Lat:   38.6979°   (38° 41' 52")

Lon:   -80.8657°   (-80° 51' 56")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Boone Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 24 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Boone Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bealls Mill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Boone Cemetery
 
Bourn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Boone Cemetery
 
Currycomb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Boone Cemetery
 
Cutlip Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Boone Cemetery
 
Dickey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Boone Cemetery
 
Earl Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Gilmer County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Boone Cemetery
 
Elmira Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Boone Cemetery
 
Engel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Boone Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Boone Cemetery
 
Frame Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Boone Cemetery
 
Frame Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Boone Cemetery
 
Goodrich Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Boone Cemetery
 
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Boone Cemetery
 
Houston - Carr Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Boone Cemetery
 
James Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Boone Cemetery
 
Keener Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Boone Cemetery
 
Middle Run Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Boone Cemetery
 
Mollohan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Boone Cemetery
 
Murphy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Boone Cemetery
 
New Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Boone Cemetery
 
Otter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Boone Cemetery
 
Pt. Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Boone Cemetery
 
Starkey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Boone Cemetery
 
Stumble Run Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Boone Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Boone Cemetery.

Arnett   [Map]     Glenville   [Map]    
Arnoldsburg   [Map]     Grantsville   [Map]    
Burnsville   [Map]     Harrison   [Map]    
Canfield   [Map]     Heaters   [Map]    
Clay   [Map]     Mudfork   [Map]    
Clem   [Map]     Orma   [Map]    
Erbacon   [Map]     Sand Fork   [Map]    
Exchange   [Map]     Sutton   [Map]    
Flatwoods   [Map]     Truebada   [Map]    
Gassaway   [Map]     Valley Fork   [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 Boone Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Braxton County.

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

Burnsville   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Boone Cemetery
 
Clay   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Boone Cemetery
 
Gassaway   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Boone Cemetery
 
Glenville   [Map]
 - Located in Gilmer County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of the Boone Cemetery
 
Grantsville   [Map]
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Boone Cemetery
 
Sutton   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Boone 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, 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 Boone Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Braxton County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Barbour 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    
Doddridge 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    
Greenbrier 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    
Nicholas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Pleasants County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pocahontas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Putnam 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    
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      
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,
Cemeteries of Braxton 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 Braxton 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 Boone 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 Boone Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1727305   (Name of Record: Boone Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Braxton
Lat: 38.6978744     Lon: -80.8656587   [Map]
Elev: 294         Map Name: Gassaway

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of West Virginia: 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 Boone Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6979, Longitude: -80.8657     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Boone Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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