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The location of Bowen Cemetery









A visit to the Bowen Cemetery ...

The location of the Bowen 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 Bowen Cemetery ...

The Bowen Cemetery is located in Wayne County. The county seat for Wayne County is located in Wayne.

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

Lat:   38.3098°   (38° 18' 35")

Lon:   -82.3521°   (-82° 21' 7")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 90 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Bowen Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cabell County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Adkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Adkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Adkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Adkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Adkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Adkins - Ross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Asbury Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Baylous Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cabell County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Beckelheimer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Bethel Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Cabell County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Bias Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Blankenship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Bloss Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Blue Sulphur Burial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Cabell County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Boulevard Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Cabell County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Bradshaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Cedar Cliff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Chapman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Clay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cabell County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Community Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Crockett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Crockett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Crooks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cabell County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Damron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Dean Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Dial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Dial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Drenner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Elmwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Enom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cabell County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Gill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cabell County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Guyandotte United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cabell County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Harveytown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cabell County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Hatfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cabell County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Highland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cabell County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Hobbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Jeffers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Keesee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Mars Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Massey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cabell County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Mays Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Midkiff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Mill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cabell County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Mills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Mills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Mills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Morrison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Morrison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery (OH)   [Map]
 - Located in Lawrence County (OH)
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #79316<3>
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cabell County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Mud River Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cabell County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Oaklawn Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Cabell County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Parsons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cabell County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Parsons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Parsons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Parsons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Plymale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Porter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cabell County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Ramey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cabell County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Ray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Ridgelawn Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Cabell County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Bowen Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #79690
 
Rome - Proctorville Cemetery (OH)   [Map]
 - Located in Lawrence County (OH)
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Ross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cabell County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Ross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Sanson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Shepherd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cabell County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Sloan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cabell County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #79969
 
Spurlock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2253203
 
Stephens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Stevens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Swann Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cabell County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Tallclay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Triplett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Vine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Wallace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cabell County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Ward Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Waugh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cabell County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Wayne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
White Chapel Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Located in Cabell County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Woodmere Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Cabell County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bowen Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Bowen Cemetery.

Armilda   [Map]     Durbin (KY)   [Map]    
Athalia (OH)   [Map]     Hamlin   [Map]    
Barboursville   [Map]     Huntington   [Map]    
Big Sandy (KY)   [Map]     Kenova   [Map]    
Buchanan (KY)   [Map]     Milton   [Map]    
Buffalo Creek   [Map]     Mineral Springs   [Map]    
Burlington (OH)   [Map]     Pea Ridge   [Map]    
Catalpa (KY)   [Map]     Proctorville (OH)   [Map]    
Catlettsburg (KY)   [Map]     South Point (OH)   [Map]    
Centerville   [Map]     Wayne   [Map]    
Ceredo   [Map]     West Hamlin   [Map]    
Chesapeake (OH)   [Map]     Wewanta   [Map]    
Cove Gap   [Map]     Zelda (KY)   [Map]    
Culloden   [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 Bowen Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Wayne County.

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

Barboursville   [Map]
 - Located in Cabell County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Burlington   [Map]
 - Located in Lawrence County (OH)
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Catlettsburg   [Map]
 - Located in Boyd County (KY)
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Ceredo   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Chesapeake   [Map]
 - Located in Lawrence County (OH)
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Hamlin   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Huntington   [Map]
 - Located in Cabell County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Kenova   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Milton   [Map]
 - Located in Cabell County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bowen Cemetery
 
Wayne   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bowen Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 Bowen Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Wayne County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Boyd County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Wayne 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 Wayne 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 Bowen 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 Bowen Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1536254   (Name of Record: Bowen Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Wayne
Lat: 38.3098079     Lon: -82.3520938   [Map]
Elev: 215         Map Name: Winslow

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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' 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 Bowen Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3098, Longitude: -82.3521     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bowen 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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