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The location of Chaffin Cemetery









A visit to the Chaffin Cemetery ...

The location of the Chaffin 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 Chaffin Cemetery ...

The Chaffin Cemetery is located in Mingo County. The county seat for Mingo County is located in Williamson.

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

Lat:   37.8318°   (37° 49' 54")

Lon:   -82.3893°   (-82° 23' 21")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 67 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Chaffin Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Anderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Bailey Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Martin County (KY)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Baisden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Baisden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Brewer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Brewer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Brewer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Brewer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Cain Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Martin County (KY)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2606033<4>
 
Caney Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Martin County (KY)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Chaffin Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Martin County (KY)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Chapman Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Martin County (KY)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Clark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Clark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Collins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Darnell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Martin County (KY)
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Evans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Ferrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Goff Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County (KY)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Hanna Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #78577
 
Harden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Hensley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Hensley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Hodges Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Kirk Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Martin County (KY)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Kirk Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Martin County (KY)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Marcum Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Martin County (KY)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Marcum Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Martin County (KY)
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Marcum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Marcum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Marcum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Marcum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Marcum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Meade Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Meade Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Meade & Messer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Messer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Messer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Mountain View Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Murphy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Newsome Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Parsley Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Martin County (KY)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Parsley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Perry Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Martin County (KY)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Perry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Perry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Petercave Memorial Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Martin County (KY)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Robinette Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Roman Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Martin County (KY)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Rose Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Spaulding Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Spaulding Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Spaulding Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Stepp Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Martin County (KY)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Stepp Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Martin County (KY)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Stepp - Vance Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County (KY)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Sturgell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Triplett Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Martin County (KY)
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Vernatter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Waldron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Webb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Weddington Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County (KY)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Williamson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Wills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Chaffin Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Chaffin Cemetery.

Beauty (KY)   [Map]     Lovely (KY)   [Map]    
Belfry (KY)   [Map]     Maynard (KY)   [Map]    
Ben Bow (KY)   [Map]     Patrick (KY)   [Map]    
Canada (KY)   [Map]     Peach Orchard (KY)   [Map]    
Chattaroy   [Map]     Pilgrim (KY)   [Map]    
Clifford (KY)   [Map]     Richardson (KY)   [Map]    
Debord (KY)   [Map]     Sidney (KY)   [Map]    
Delbarton   [Map]     South Williamson (KY)   [Map]    
Forest Hills (KY)   [Map]     Tomahawk (KY)   [Map]    
Greyeagle   [Map]     Varney (KY)   [Map]    
Hardy (KY)   [Map]     Warfield (KY)   [Map]    
Hode (KY)   [Map]     Williamson   [Map]    
Inez (KY)   [Map]     Wilsondale   [Map]    
Kermit   [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 Chaffin Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Mingo County.

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

Inez   [Map]
 - Located in Martin County (KY)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Chaffin Cemetery
 
Williamson   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Chaffin 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, 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 Chaffin Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Mingo County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Boyd County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Breathitt County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carter County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Elliott County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Floyd County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greenup County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Johnson County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Knott County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Letcher County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Magoffin County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Martin County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rowan County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wolfe County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Buchanan County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dickenson County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wise County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Wythe County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Boone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cabell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kanawha County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Logan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Mason County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
McDowell 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    
Wayne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wyoming 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 Mingo 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 Mingo 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 Chaffin 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 Chaffin Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1537177   (Name of Record: Chaffin Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Mingo
Lat: 37.8317636     Lon: -82.3893124   [Map]
Elev: 270         Map Name: Kermit

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Mingo 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 '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 Chaffin Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8318, Longitude: -82.3893     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Chaffin Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or gone without an obvious trace.

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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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