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The location of Butcher Cemetery









A visit to the Butcher Cemetery ...

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 Butcher Cemetery ...

The Butcher Cemetery is located in Lewis County. The county seat for Lewis County is located in Weston.

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

Lat:   39.0734°   (39° 4' 24")

Lon:   -80.4612°   (-80° 27' 40")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 35 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<1> of the Butcher Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bailey Ave. Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Butcher Cemetery
 
Broad Run Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Butcher Cemetery
 
Brownsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Butcher Cemetery
 
Bush Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Butcher Cemetery
 
Duck Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Harrison County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Butcher Cemetery
 
Fisher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Butcher Cemetery
 
Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Butcher Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #78390<2>
 
Frame Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Harrison County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Butcher Cemetery
 
Freeman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Butcher Cemetery
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Butcher Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #78425
 
Glady Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Butcher Cemetery
 
Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Butcher Cemetery
 
Harrison Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Butcher Cemetery
 
Hicks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Butcher Cemetery
 
Horner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Butcher Cemetery
 
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Butcher Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #78793
 
Jesse Run Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Butcher Cemetery
 
Laurel Lick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Butcher Cemetery
 
Life Run Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Butcher Cemetery
 
Machperlah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Butcher Cemetery
 
McCann Run Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Butcher Cemetery
 
Middle Run Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Butcher Cemetery
 
Morrison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Butcher Cemetery
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Harrison County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Butcher Cemetery
 
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Butcher Cemetery
 
New Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Harrison County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Butcher Cemetery
 
Old Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Butcher Cemetery
 
Peterson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Butcher Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #7953
 
Post Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Harrison County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Butcher Cemetery
 
Rockford - Pletcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Butcher Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Butcher Cemetery
 
Smith Run Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Butcher Cemetery
 
Straley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Butcher Cemetery
 
Waldeck Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Butcher Cemetery
 
Weston Masonic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Butcher Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #284395

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 28 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Butcher Cemetery.

Adamston   [Map]     Hoover Town   [Map]    
Anmoore   [Map]     Jane Lew   [Map]    
Bridgeport   [Map]     Lost Creek   [Map]    
Buckhannon   [Map]     Nutter Fort   [Map]    
Burnsville   [Map]     O'Neill   [Map]    
Camden   [Map]     Salem   [Map]    
Clarksburg   [Map]     Sand Fork   [Map]    
Cox Town   [Map]     Smith Village   [Map]    
Despard   [Map]     Stonewood   [Map]    
Elk City   [Map]     Truebada   [Map]    
Excelsior   [Map]     Valley Chapel   [Map]    
Frenchton   [Map]     West Milford   [Map]    
Garton Village   [Map]     Weston   [Map]    
Gore   [Map]     Wilsontown   [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 Butcher Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Lewis County.

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

Bridgeport   [Map]
 - Located in Harrison County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Butcher Cemetery
 
Buckhannon   [Map]
 - Located in Upshur County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Butcher Cemetery
 
Burnsville   [Map]
 - Located in Braxton County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Butcher Cemetery
 
Clarksburg   [Map]
 - Located in Harrison County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Butcher Cemetery
 
Weston   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Butcher 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 - 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 Butcher Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lewis County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Monroe County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Greene County (PA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Barbour County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Braxton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Calhoun County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clay County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Doddridge County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Gilmer County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Harrison County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Marion County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Marshall County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Monongalia County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Nicholas County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pleasants County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pocahontas County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Preston County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Randolph County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Ritchie County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Roane County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Taylor County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Tucker County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Tyler County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Upshur County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Webster County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Wetzel County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Wirt County:     Cyndi's
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Wood County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Lewis 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 Lewis 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 Butcher 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 Butcher Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1536792   (Name of Record: Butcher Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lewis
Lat: 39.0728712     Lon: -80.4612022   [Map]
Elev: 313         Map Name: Weston

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Lewis County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Butcher Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0734, Longitude: -80.4612     [Map].

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<2>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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