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(Braxton County, West Virginia)


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Profile for the Brown Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Brown 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 Brown Cemetery...

The Brown Cemetery is located in Braxton County. The county seat for Braxton County is located in Sutton.

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

Lat:   38.7973°   (38° 47' 50")

Lon:   -80.6026°   (-80° 36' 9")

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

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

Burnsville   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Gassaway   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Glenville   [Map]
 - Located in Gilmer County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Sutton   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Weston   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brown Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 29 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Brown Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Braxton County.

Barrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Big Run Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Casto Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Chop Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Fisher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Fisher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Fleming Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Gibson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Green Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Hamner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Hamner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Highwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
K of P Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Knawl Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Kniceley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Kraft Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Little Kanawha Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Mick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Morrison United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Newville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Ratcliff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Riffle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Right Hand Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Shaver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Stone Run Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Sutton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Ware Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Brown Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Brown Cemetery.

Arnett   [Map]Flatwoods   [Map]Hoover Town   [Map]
Burnsville   [Map]Frenchton   [Map]Sand Fork   [Map]
Camden   [Map]Garton Village   [Map]Smith Village   [Map]
Canfield   [Map]Gassaway   [Map]Sutton   [Map]
Cleveland   [Map]Glenville   [Map]Truebada   [Map]
Cox Town   [Map]Goshen   [Map]Weston   [Map]
Erbacon   [Map]Hacker Valley   [Map]Wilsontown   [Map]
Exchange   [Map]Heaters   [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 start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These 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 Brown Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Braxton County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Doddridge County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gilmer County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greenbrier County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harrison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kanawha 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    
Nicholas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Pleasants County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pocahontas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ritchie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Roane 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    
Upshur County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Webster County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Wetzel County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wirt 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 Braxton 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 Braxton 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 Brown 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 Brown Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1536405   (Name of Record: Brown Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Braxton
Lat: 38.7973202     Lon: -80.6025929   [Map]
Elev: 349         Map Name: Orlando

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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: 38.7973, Longitude: -80.6026     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Brown Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Brown 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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