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The location of Carper Cemetery









A visit to the Carper Cemetery ...

The location of the Carper Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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 Carper Cemetery ...

The Carper Cemetery is located in Roane County. The county seat for Roane County is located in Spencer.

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

Lat:   38.6065°   (38° 36' 23")

Lon:   -81.2543°   (-81° 15' 15")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Carper Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 102 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Carper Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Abbott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Amma Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Armstead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Ashley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Barnhouse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Bays Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Bays Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Bird Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Canterbury Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Canterbury Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Carper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Casey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Chewning Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Coe - Holland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Cook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Cottrill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Criner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Cromwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Curtis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Deverick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Deverick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Eplin Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Ferrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Gandee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Gandee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Groves Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Harold Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Harper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Harper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Harper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Hascue Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Hawkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Helmic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Hershberger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Hershberger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Hindsman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Hively Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Hively Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Holbert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Carper Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #78712<3>
 
Hubbard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Carper Cemetery
 
J Herbert Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Jarvis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Jarvis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Keffer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Kelley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Kelley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Kincaid Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Laurel Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Looney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Looney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Looney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Carper Cemetery
 
McCroskey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Monroe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Morgan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Myers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Myers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Naylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Newton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Nida Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Nida Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Noel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Parker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Patton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Payne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Carper Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #79520
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Reed Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Reynolds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Ritchea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Rocky Branch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Rolling Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Ryan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Sergent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Shamlin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Shaver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Simmons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Stone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Summerfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Summerfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Summers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Tariff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Vineyard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Vineyard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Vineyard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Carper Cemetery
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Carper Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Carper Cemetery.

Aarons   [Map]     Hartland   [Map]    
Arnoldsburg   [Map]     Kentuck   [Map]    
Cicerone   [Map]     Mudfork   [Map]    
Clay   [Map]     Orma   [Map]    
Clem   [Map]     Pinch   [Map]    
Clendenin   [Map]     Reedy   [Map]    
Elkview   [Map]     Sissonville   [Map]    
Flint Town   [Map]     Spencer   [Map]    
Harrison   [Map]     Valley Fork   [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 Carper Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Roane County.

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

Charleston   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Clay   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Clendenin   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Gassaway   [Map]
 - Located in Braxton County
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the East (E) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Grantsville   [Map]
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Reedy   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carper Cemetery
 
Spencer   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carper Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 Carper Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Roane 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    
Gallia County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Meigs County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Boone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Braxton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cabell 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    
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    
Lincoln County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mason 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    
Putnam County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Raleigh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ritchie 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      
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,
Cemeteries of Roane 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 Roane 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 Carper 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 Carper Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1537060   (Name of Record: Carper Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Roane
Lat: 38.6064838     Lon: -81.2542838   [Map]
Elev: 224         Map Name: Clio

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Roane County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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


Footnotes ...

<1>The 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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Carper Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6065, Longitude: -81.2543     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Carper Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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