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(Preston County, West Virginia)


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Local Newspapers for the Burns Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Burns 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.

Below are the newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of the Burns Cemetery.

Our newspaper information for the Burns Cemetery is based on data taken from the Chronicling America website. For more information, please see our description of the Chronicling America website.

Hint: When we started searching newspapers, we only looked for obituaries. Eventually we realized that our search was too narrow and there was much that we were missing. Now we include things like around-the-town and gossip columns, birth and death announcements. We have some family members who owned businesses and now we search for articles and advertistments for those businesses. Some family members could have been better behaved and a search of police blotters contained a some surprises.

Newspapers Neighboring the Burns Cemetery ...

The following newspapers were published within 18 miles [29 km]<2> of the Burns Cemetery. These papers have been grouped by the community in which they were published, with the communities listed in order of their distance from the Burns Cemetery.

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  • Newburg - 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest
  • Kingwood - 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north
  • Terra Alta - 11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast
  • Oakland (MD) - 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east
  • Grafton - 16 miles [25.7 km] to the west
  • Parsons - 16 miles [25.7 km] to the south
  • Thomas - 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast
  • Fetterman - 17 miles [27.4 km] to the west
  • Davis - 18 miles [29 km] to the southeast

Published In Newburg   [Preston County]     [Map]  

Newburg is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest of the Burns Cemetery

The following paper was published in Newburg. Click on the paper name for Holding information.

Newburg Herald   (Published 1881 to 1882)

See our detailed list of Newspapers Published in Newburg.


Published In Kingwood   [Preston County]     [Map]  

Kingwood is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north of the Burns Cemetery

Below are the titles of papers published in Kingwood. Click on the paper name for Holding information.

Preston County Herald   (Published 1870 to 1877)

Preston County Journal   (Published 1866 to the present)

The New Era   (Published 1888 to 189?)

The Preston Leader   (Published 1903 to 1913)

See our detailed list of Newspapers Published in Kingwood.


Published In Terra Alta   [Preston County]     [Map]  

Terra Alta is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast of the Burns Cemetery

Below are the titles of papers published in Terra Alta. Click on the paper name for Holding information.

Preston Republican   (Published 1899 to 1948)

Terra Alta Oracle   (Published 1891 to 1901)

The Preston County News   (Published 1956 to the present)

The Preston News   (Published 1909 to 1917)

The Terra Alta Times   (Published 1887 to 1890)

See our detailed list of Newspapers Published in Terra Alta.


Published In Oakland (MD)   [Garrett County (MD)]     [Map]  

Oakland (MD) is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east of the Burns Cemetery

Below are the titles of papers published in Oakland (MD). Click on the paper name for Holding information.

Garrett County Gazette   (Published 1872 to 187?)

Garrett County Herald   (Published 1873 to 1880)

Mountain Democrat News   (Published 1949 to 19??)

Mountain Democrat   (Published 188? to 1949)

The Democrat   (Published 1878 to 188?)

The Garrett Journal   (Published 18?? to 19??)

The Republican   (Published 1877 to the present)

See our detailed list of Newspapers Published in Oakland (MD).


Published In Grafton   [Taylor County]     [Map]  

Grafton is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the west of the Burns Cemetery

Below are the titles of papers published in Grafton. Click on the paper name for Holding information.

Central West Virginia Guardian   (Published 1973 to 1975)

Grafton Daily Republican   (Published 1907 to 1910)

Grafton Daily Sentinel   (Published 1903 to 1975)

Grafton Eagle-Sentinel   (Published 1887 to 1891)

Grafton Leader   (Published 1889 to 1921)

Grafton Press---and The Belington Progressive   (Published 1927 to 1930)

Grafton Press   (Published 1930 to 1934)

Grafton Sentinel   (Published 1870 to 1887)

Grafton Sentinel   (Published 1891 to 1945)

Standard Enterprise   (Published 1886 to 1887)

The Grafton Daily News   (Published 1903 to 1904)

The Grafton Eagle   (Published 1878 to 1887)

The Grafton News   (Published 1934 to 1974)

The Grafton Standard   (Published 1884 to 1886)

The Grafton Weekly Times   (Published 1874 to 1875)

The Mountain Statesman   (Published 1975 to the present)

The West Virginia Chronicle   (Published 1868 to 18??)

See our detailed list of Newspapers Published in Grafton.


Published In Parsons   [Tucker County]     [Map]  

Parsons is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the south of the Burns Cemetery

Below are the titles of papers published in Parsons. Click on the paper name for Holding information.

Mountain State Patriot   (Published 1902 to 1917)

Parsons Advocate   (Published 1901 to the present)

Parsons City Advocate   (Published 1896 to 1901)

The Grafton Advertiser   (Published 1966 to 1968)

The Tucker Democrat   (Published 1894 to 1900)

Tucker Democrat And The Davis News   (Published 1936 to 194?)

Tucker Democrat   (Published 1906 to 1936)

See our detailed list of Newspapers Published in Parsons.


Published In Thomas   [Tucker County]     [Map]  

Thomas is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast of the Burns Cemetery

The following paper was published in Thomas. Click on the paper name for Holding information.

La Sentinella Del West Virginia   (Published 1905 to 1913)
          - Scanned copies are available on-line

See our detailed list of Newspapers Published in Thomas.


Published In Fetterman   [Taylor County]     [Map]  

Fetterman is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the west of the Burns Cemetery

Below are the titles of papers published in Fetterman. Click on the paper name for Holding information.

The Taylor County Advertiser   (Published 1866 to 187?)

The Taylor County Advertiser   (Published 186? to 18??)

Union Vanguard   (Published 1866 to 186?)

See our detailed list of Newspapers Published in Fetterman.


Published In Davis   [Tucker County]     [Map]  

Davis is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southeast of the Burns Cemetery

Below are the titles of papers published in Davis. Click on the paper name for Holding information.

Davis City Times   (Published 1889 to 1891)

Davis Weekly News   (Published 1897 to 1902)

The Davis News   (Published 1902 to 1933)

The Davis Times   (Published 1891 to 1893)

Tucker County Republican   (Published 1893 to 1898)

See our detailed list of Newspapers Published in Davis.

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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: 39.3298, Longitude: -79.7037     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Burns Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Burns Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>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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