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The location of Bowles Cemetery









A visit to the Bowles Cemetery ...

The location of the Bowles 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 Bowles Cemetery ...

The Bowles Cemetery is located in Putnam County. The county seat for Putnam County is located in Winfield.

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

Lat:   38.6215°   (38° 37' 17")

Lon:   -81.8082°   (-81° 48' 29")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Asbury Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Atkeson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Barnette Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Boggess Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Bowles Ridge Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Britton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Center Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Clark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Craig Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mason County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Giles - Stern Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Grandview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Haven of Rest Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Jeffries Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Kimberling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mason County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Kirkpatrick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Lane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Manilla Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Moss Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Old Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Promise Land Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mason County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Rock Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Shamblen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Shamblin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Showen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Tucker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mason County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Wade Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Walker Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Warner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Wolfe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) 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.

Arbuckle   [Map]     Nitro   [Map]    
Baden   [Map]     Poca   [Map]    
Bancroft   [Map]     Raymond City   [Map]    
Buffalo   [Map]     Ripley   [Map]    
Cicerone   [Map]     Saint Albans   [Map]    
Cross Lanes   [Map]     Scott Village   [Map]    
Eleanor   [Map]     Sissonville   [Map]    
Fraziers Bottom   [Map]     Teays Valley   [Map]    
Indian Village   [Map]     Teays Village   [Map]    
Kentuck   [Map]     Upland   [Map]    
Leon   [Map]     Winfield   [Map]    
Liberty   [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 Bowles Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Putnam County.

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

Buffalo   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Cross Lanes   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Hurricane   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Nitro   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Saint Albans   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of the Bowles Cemetery
 
Winfield   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bowles 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 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 - 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 Bowles Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Putnam 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 Putnam 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 Putnam 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 #1536263   (Name of Record: Bowles Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Putnam
Lat: 38.6214771     Lon: -81.8081876   [Map]
Elev: 200         Map Name: Bancroft

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Putnam County

About West Virginia

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 '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 Bowles Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6215, Longitude: -81.8082     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bowles Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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