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The location of Chapman Cemetery









A visit to the Chapman Cemetery ...

The location of the Chapman 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 Chapman Cemetery ...

The Chapman 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 Chapman Cemetery

Lat:   37.5971°   (37° 35' 49")

Lon:   -81.9132°   (-81° 54' 47")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 33 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Chapman Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Chapman Cemetery
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Chapman Cemetery
 
Browning Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Chapman Cemetery
 
Browning Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Chapman Cemetery
 
Browning Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Chapman Cemetery
 
Browning - Dye Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Chapman Cemetery
 
Browning - Grimmet Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Logan County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Chapman Cemetery
 
Buchanan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Chapman Cemetery
 
Cline Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Chapman Cemetery
 
Cline Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County (KY)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Chapman Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wyoming County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chapman Cemetery
 
Ellis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Chapman Cemetery
 
Ferrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Chapman Cemetery
 
Hatfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Chapman Cemetery
 
Hatfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Chapman Cemetery
 
Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Chapman Cemetery
 
Lester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wyoming County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chapman Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #78938<3>
 
Lockhart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Chapman Cemetery
 
McDonald Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Logan County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Chapman Cemetery
 
Meador Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Chapman Cemetery
 
Morgan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wyoming County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Chapman Cemetery
 
Morgan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wyoming County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Chapman Cemetery
 
Mounts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Chapman Cemetery
 
Oak Log Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chapman Cemetery
 
Rex Cline Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chapman Cemetery
 
Ritchie & Cline Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chapman Cemetery
 
Simkins Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Chapman Cemetery
 
Sizemore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Logan County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Chapman Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Chapman Cemetery
 
Star Hollow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Chapman Cemetery
 
Steele Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Chapman Cemetery
 
Sullivan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Chapman Cemetery
 
Toler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Chapman Cemetery

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 Chapman Cemetery.

Baileysville   [Map]     Matewan   [Map]    
Baisden   [Map]     McCarr (KY)   [Map]    
Big Sandy   [Map]     Mineral City   [Map]    
Blackberry City   [Map]     Musick   [Map]    
Clear Fork   [Map]     Omar   [Map]    
Cub City   [Map]     Phelps (KY)   [Map]    
Freeburn (KY)   [Map]     Pie   [Map]    
Gilbert Creek   [Map]     Red Jacket   [Map]    
Gilbert   [Map]     Stopover (KY)   [Map]    
Iaeger   [Map]     Switzer   [Map]    
Kelsa (VA)   [Map]     Union City   [Map]    
Majestic (KY)   [Map]     Uno   [Map]    
Mallory   [Map]     Wharncliffe   [Map]    
Man   [Map]     Wyoming City   [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 Chapman 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 Chapman Cemetery.

Iaeger   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Chapman 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 and Genealogy Trails. These 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 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 Chapman Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Mingo County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Floyd County (KY):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Johnson County (KY):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Knott County (KY):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lawrence County (KY):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Letcher County (KY):     Cyndi's
List

 
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Martin County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Morgan County (KY):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pike County (KY):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Bland County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Buchanan County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Dickenson County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Russell County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Smyth County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Tazewell County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Washington County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Wise County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Wythe County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Boone County:     Cyndi's
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Cabell County:     Cyndi's
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Fayette County:     Cyndi's
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Kanawha County:     Cyndi's
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Lincoln County:     Cyndi's
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Logan County:     Cyndi's
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McDowell County:     Cyndi's
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Mercer County:     Cyndi's
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Putnam County:     Cyndi's
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Raleigh County:     Cyndi's
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Wayne County:     Cyndi's
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Wyoming County:     Cyndi's
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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 Chapman 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 Chapman Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1537201   (Name of Record: Chapman Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Mingo
Lat: 37.5970533     Lon: -81.913175   [Map]
Elev: 315         Map Name: Wharncliffe

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Mingo County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://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' (or 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 Chapman Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5971, Longitude: -81.9132     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Chapman 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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