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The location of Brand Cemetery









A visit to the Brand Cemetery ...

The location of the Brand 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 Brand Cemetery ...

The Brand Cemetery is located in Monongalia County. The county seat for Monongalia County is located in Morgantown.

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

Lat:   39.6273°   (39° 37' 38")

Lon:   -80.0501°   (-80° 3' 0")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 48 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Brand Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Arnettsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Barb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Barrackman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Berry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brand Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #77745<3>
 
Beverly Hills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Bradford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Brewer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Brewster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Cedar Grove Cemetery (PA)   [Map]
 - Located in Greene County (PA)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Brand Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #44538
 
Crichfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Brand Cemetery
 
East Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Brand Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #78254
 
Eddy Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Everley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Fleming Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Garlow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Goshen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Hagans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Hood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Hoodsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Lawnwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Lazzell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Lemley Cemetery (PA)   [Map]
 - Located in Greene County (PA)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Liming Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Lough - Teagarden - Cordray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Brand Cemetery
 
McCurdysville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Meyers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Ministers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Mooresville Church of Christ Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Brand Cemetery
 
New Monongalia County Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Nuce Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Pool Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Robe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Shriver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Simpson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Snider Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Sutton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Tennant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Tennant Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Wade Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Brand 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 Brand Cemetery.

Arnettsville   [Map]     Grant Town   [Map]    
Baker Ridge   [Map]     Granville   [Map]    
Barrackville   [Map]     Greensboro (PA)   [Map]    
Blacksville   [Map]     Morgantown   [Map]    
Brookhaven   [Map]     Pleasant Valley   [Map]    
Canyon   [Map]     Pleasant View   [Map]    
Cassville   [Map]     Point Marion (PA)   [Map]    
Cheat Lake   [Map]     Rivesville   [Map]    
Fairmont   [Map]     Smithtown   [Map]    
Fairview   [Map]     Star City   [Map]    
Farmington   [Map]     Westover   [Map]    
Garden Village   [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 Brand Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Monongalia County.

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

Fairmont   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Greensboro   [Map]
 - Located in Greene County (PA)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Morgantown   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Point Marion   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County (PA)
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Brand Cemetery
 
Westover   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Brand Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with 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 - 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 Brand Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Monongalia County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Garrett County (MD):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Belmont County (OH):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Monongalia 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 Monongalia 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 Brand 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 Brand Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1536305   (Name of Record: Brand Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Monongalia
Lat: 39.6273038     Lon: -80.050068   [Map]
Elev: 371         Map Name: Osage

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in West Virginia

About Monongalia County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Monongalia County: www.co.monongalia.wv.us/

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 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 Brand Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6273, Longitude: -80.0501     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Brand 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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