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(Gilmer County, West Virginia)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Bush 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.

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The Location of the Bush Cemetery...

The Bush Cemetery is located in Gilmer County. The county seat for Gilmer County is located in Glenville.

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

Lat:   39.0204°   (39° 1' 13")

Lon:   -80.8782°   (-80° 52' 41")

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

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

Burnsville   [Map]
 - Located in Braxton County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of the Bush Cemetery
 
Cairo   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bush Cemetery
 
Glenville   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bush Cemetery
 
Grantsville   [Map]
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bush Cemetery
 
Harrisville   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bush Cemetery
 
Pennsboro   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bush Cemetery
 
West Union   [Map]
 - Located in Doddridge County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bush Cemetery
 
Weston   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East (E) of the Bush Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 30 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Bush Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alice Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bush Cemetery
 
Auburn Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bush Cemetery
 
Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bush Cemetery
 
Barton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Bush Cemetery
 
Bell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Bush Cemetery
 
Big Run Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bush Cemetery
 
Brannon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bush Cemetery
 
Buzzard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bush Cemetery
 
Carder Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Bush Cemetery
 
Farnsworth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Bush Cemetery
 
Frederick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bush Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<4>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2590590<5>
 
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bush Cemetery
 
Holbert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bush Cemetery
 
Horn Creek Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bush Cemetery
 
Keister Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bush Cemetery
 
Keyster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Bush Cemetery
 
Lowther Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Doddridge County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bush Cemetery
 
Meadow Lane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Bush Cemetery
 
Messenger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bush Cemetery
 
Mt. Earnest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bush Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bush Cemetery
 
New Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bush Cemetery
 
Otterbein Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bush Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2251167
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bush Cemetery
 
Rhodes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bush Cemetery
 
Riddle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bush Cemetery
 
Stalnaker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bush Cemetery
 
Troy - IOOF Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Bush Cemetery
 
Whitting Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bush Cemetery
 
Woodford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Bush Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Bush Cemetery.

Arnett   [Map]Ellenboro   [Map]Pullman   [Map]
Arnoldsburg   [Map]Exchange   [Map]Sand Fork   [Map]
Auburn   [Map]Flatwoods   [Map]Smith Village   [Map]
Burning Springs   [Map]Glenville   [Map]Smithburg   [Map]
Burnsville   [Map]Grantsville   [Map]Truebada   [Map]
Cairo   [Map]Harrisville   [Map]Valley Chapel   [Map]
Camden   [Map]Heaters   [Map]West Union   [Map]
Cantwell   [Map]Orma   [Map]Weston   [Map]
Cox Town   [Map]Pennsboro   [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 like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Bush Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Gilmer County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Athens County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Meigs County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Noble County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Braxton 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    
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    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monongalia 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    
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 Gilmer 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 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 Bush 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 Bush Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1536780   (Name of Record: Bush Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Gilmer
Lat: 39.0203653     Lon: -80.8781606   [Map]
Elev: 272         Map Name: Burnt House

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Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Gilmer 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: 39.0204, Longitude: -80.8782     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bush Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Bush 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' distance starting from . 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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<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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<5>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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