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The location of Damron Cemetery









A visit to the Damron Cemetery ...

The location of the Damron 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 Damron Cemetery ...

The Damron Cemetery is located in Wayne County. The county seat for Wayne County is located in Wayne.

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

Lat:   38.0715°   (38° 4' 17")

Lon:   -82.4743°   (-82° 28' 27")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 76 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Damron Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Artrip Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Ball Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Bartram Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Billups Gap Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Cartmill Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Lawrence County (KY)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Damron Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 
Cassidy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Clark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Crabtree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Damron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Dan Wallace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Emerson - Stratton Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Lawrence County (KY)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Damron Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Ferguson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Ferguson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Ferguson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Finley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Franklin Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Lawrence County (KY)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Frasher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Frasher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Fry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Fry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Hickory View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Hooker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Damron Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2594231<4>
 
Jarett Maynard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Joels Branch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Damron Cemetery
 
John Napier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Justice Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Little Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Lawrence County (KY)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Longpoint Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Lower Napier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Lucas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Lycans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Lynch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Marilyn Napier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Matthews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Maynard Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Lawrence County (KY)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Damron Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Maynard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Maynard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Lawrence County (KY)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Damron Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Miller Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Lawrence County (KY)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Mills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Muck Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Napier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Pat Maynard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Preece Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Lawrence County (KY)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Preston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Ramey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Robertson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Robertson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Rowe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Sammons Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Lawrence County (KY)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Damron Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
See Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Lawrence County (KY)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Spence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Stiltner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Lawrence County (KY)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Damron Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Trent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Upper Napier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Vinson Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Lawrence County (KY)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Damron Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Wallace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Watts & Perry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Wellman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Workman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Damron 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 Damron Cemetery.

Adams (KY)   [Map]     Louisa (KY)   [Map]    
Armilda   [Map]     Maynard (KY)   [Map]    
Ben Bow (KY)   [Map]     Mineral Springs   [Map]    
Bumblebee (KY)   [Map]     Peach Orchard (KY)   [Map]    
Busseyville (KY)   [Map]     Richardson (KY)   [Map]    
Catalpa (KY)   [Map]     Smoky Valley (KY)   [Map]    
Clifford (KY)   [Map]     Stringtown (KY)   [Map]    
Cove Gap   [Map]     Torchlight (KY)   [Map]    
Evergreen (KY)   [Map]     Walbridge (KY)   [Map]    
Five Forks (KY)   [Map]     Wayne   [Map]    
Fort Gay   [Map]     Wilsondale   [Map]    
Gallup (KY)   [Map]     Yatesville (KY)   [Map]    
Ivory (KY)   [Map]     Zelda (KY)   [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 Damron Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Wayne County.

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

Louisa   [Map]
 - Located in Lawrence County (KY)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Damron Cemetery
 
Wayne   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Damron Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we 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 Damron Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Wayne County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Boyd County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Breathitt County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Wayne 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 Wayne 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 Damron 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 Damron Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1537972   (Name of Record: Damron Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Wayne
Lat: 38.0714785     Lon: -82.4743187   [Map]
Elev: 340         Map Name: Radnor

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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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Damron Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0715, Longitude: -82.4743     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Damron 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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