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(Berkeley County, West Virginia)


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Profile for the Butler Chapel Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Butler Chapel 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 Butler Chapel Cemetery...

The Butler Chapel Cemetery is located in Berkeley County. The county seat for Berkeley County is located in Martinsburg.

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

Lat:   39.5068°   (39° 30' 24")

Lon:   -78.0167°   (-78° 1' 0")

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

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

Hancock   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (MD)
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Keedysville   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (MD)
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Martinsburg   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Ranson   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Sharpsburg   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (MD)
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Shepherdstown   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Williamsport   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (MD)
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 41 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Butler Chapel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Allensville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Arden United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1968375<4>
 
Buck Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Darkesville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Douglas Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Falling Waters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Green Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Green Spring Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (MD)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Hebrew Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Hedges Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Hedgesville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Johnsontown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Jones Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Light Cemetery #1   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Little Georgetown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Mt. Carmel Graveyard (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (MD)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Mt. Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Mountain Side Tabernacle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Norborne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Old Falling Waters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Old German Lutheran Reformed Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Old Norbourne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Old Stone Bridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Pittman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Pitzers Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Pleasant View Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Providence Quaker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Riner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Rosedale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
St. Josephs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Shanghai Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Smoketown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Snyders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Sprinkle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<5>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2392115
 
Tomahawk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Trinity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Tuscarora Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery
 
Vancleveville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Butler Chapel Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Butler Chapel Cemetery.

Arden   [Map]Clear Spring (MD)   [Map]Martinsburg   [Map]
Baker Heights   [Map]Fairplay (MD)   [Map]Ranson   [Map]
Bardane   [Map]Falling Waters   [Map]Saint James Village (MD)   [Map]
Bath   [Map]Halfway (MD)   [Map]Saint James (MD)   [Map]
Bedington   [Map]Hancock (MD)   [Map]Scrabble   [Map]
Berryville   [Map]Hedgesville   [Map]Sharpsburg (MD)   [Map]
Big Pool (MD)   [Map]Inwood   [Map]Shepherdstown   [Map]
Breathedsville (MD)   [Map]Jefferson Village   [Map]White Hall (VA)   [Map]
Bunker Hill   [Map]Keedysville (MD)   [Map]Williamsport (MD)   [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 helpful 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 Butler Chapel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Berkeley County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Allegany County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Frederick County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Montgomery County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Washington County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Adams County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bedford County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cumberland County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fulton County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Huntingdon County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clarke County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fairfax County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fauquier County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Frederick County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Loudoun County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Rappahannock County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shenandoah County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Warren County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Winchester City (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Hampshire County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hardy County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mineral County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Berkeley 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 Berkeley 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 Butler Chapel 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 Butler Chapel Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1727405   (Name of Record: Butler Chapel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Berkeley
Lat: 39.5067644     Lon: -78.0166662   [Map]
Elev: 211         Map Name: Big Pool

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Berkeley County: www.berkeleycountycomm.org/

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: 39.5068, Longitude: -78.0167     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Butler Chapel Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Butler Chapel 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 that starts in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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<4>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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<5>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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