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(Marshall County, West Virginia)


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Profile for the Bowman Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Bowman 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 Bowman Cemetery...

The Bowman Cemetery is located in Marshall County. The county seat for Marshall County is located in Moundsville.

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

Lat:   39.8273°   (39° 49' 38")

Lon:   -80.6881°   (-80° 41' 17")

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

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

Bellaire   [Map]
 - Located in Belmont County (OH)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Benwood   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Cameron   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Clarington   [Map]
 - Located in Monroe County (OH)
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Hundred   [Map]
 - Located in Wetzel County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Moundsville   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
New Martinsville   [Map]
 - Located in Wetzel County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Wheeling   [Map]
 - Located in Ohio County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of the Bowman Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 57 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Bowman Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Beelers Station Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Big Run Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Blairs Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Brushy Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Buchanan Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Cameron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Cecil Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Clouston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Doty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
First Street Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Fork Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Fork Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Fork Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Fredonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Freedom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wetzel County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Grace Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Gray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Graysville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Green View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Hall - Doty - Lewis - Bruhn - Chambers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Harbison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Highland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Howard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Hubbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Jefferson - Staniford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Limestone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Mt. Hobart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Mt. Joy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Mt. Rose Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Nauvoo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
New Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Powhatan Cemetery (OH)   [Map]
 - Located in Belmont County (OH)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bowman Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #42778<4>
 
Prison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Richmond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Rine - Yoho Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Riverview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Rulong - Bartlett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
St. Josephs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Shepherd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Simmons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Strope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Taylors Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Waye Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Waymans Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
White Gate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Yoho Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bowman Cemetery
 
Yoho Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bowman Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Bowman Cemetery.

Adaline   [Map]Cameron   [Map]Moundsville   [Map]
Barker   [Map]Clarington (OH)   [Map]Neffs (OH)   [Map]
Bebee   [Map]Glen Dale   [Map]New Martinsville   [Map]
Bellaire (OH)   [Map]Hundred   [Map]Powhatan Point (OH)   [Map]
Benwood   [Map]Kent   [Map]Shadyside (OH)   [Map]
Bethlehem   [Map]Knoxville   [Map]Triadelphia   [Map]
Bridgeport (OH)   [Map]Littleton   [Map]Uniontown   [Map]
Brookside (OH)   [Map]McMechen   [Map]Vadis (OH)   [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 begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 - 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 Bowman Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Marshall County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Belmont County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Guernsey County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harrison County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Noble County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tuscarawas County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Allegheny County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Beaver County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Westmoreland County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Brooke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Doddridge County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gilmer County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hancock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harrison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lewis County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monongalia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ohio County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pleasants County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ritchie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Taylor County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tyler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wetzel 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,     of Marshall 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 Marshall 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 Bowman 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 Bowman Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1717264   (Name of Record: Bowman Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Marshall
Lat: 39.8272996     Lon: -80.6881399   [Map]
Elev: 422         Map Name: Glen Easton

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Marshall County

About West Virginia

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: 39.8273, Longitude: -80.6881     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bowman Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Bowman 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 starting in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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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