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(McDowell County, West Virginia)


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The location of Bowles Cemetery

 
 

Profile for the Bowles Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Bowles 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.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Bowles Cemetery...

The Bowles Cemetery is located in McDowell County. The county seat for McDowell County is located in Welch.

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

Lat:   37.4304°   (37° 25' 49")

Lon:   -81.7932°   (-81° 47' 35")

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

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

Iaeger   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Pineville   [Map]
 - Located in Wyoming County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
War   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Welch   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of the Bowles Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 37 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Bowles Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Atwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Blevins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Brant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Candy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Cline Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Collins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Collins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Collins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Collins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Deskins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Estep Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Estep Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Horn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Iaeger Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Kelly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Lester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wyoming County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #78938<4>
 
Lockhart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Lockhart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Meadows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Payne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Powell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Reed Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Riffe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Robert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Robert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Roberts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Rowe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Rowe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Sparks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Stacy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Steele Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Trap Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Vance Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Woods Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bowles 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 Bowles Cemetery.

Baileysville   [Map]Gary   [Map]Stopover (KY)   [Map]
Baisden   [Map]Gilbert Creek   [Map]Thorpe   [Map]
Bearwallow (VA)   [Map]Gilbert   [Map]Union City   [Map]
Big Sandy   [Map]Iaeger   [Map]Uno   [Map]
Bradshaw   [Map]Kelsa (VA)   [Map]War   [Map]
Clear Fork   [Map]Kimball   [Map]Welch   [Map]
Cub City   [Map]Mullensville   [Map]Wharncliffe   [Map]
Davy   [Map]Pineville   [Map]Wyoming City   [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 visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 Bowles Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to McDowell County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Floyd County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Letcher County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Martin County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bland County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Buchanan County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dickenson County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Giles County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Russell County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Scott County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Smyth County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tazewell County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wise County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Wythe County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Boone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette 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      
Mercer County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mingo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Raleigh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Summers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wyoming County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of McDowell 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 McDowell 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 Bowles 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 Bowles Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1536262   (Name of Record: Bowles Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: McDowell
Lat: 37.4303895     Lon: -81.7931693   [Map]
Elev: 343         Map Name: Iaeger

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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: 37.4304, Longitude: -81.7932     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bowles Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Bowles 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 beginning in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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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