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The location of Durrett Cemetery









A visit to the Durrett Cemetery ...

The location of the Durrett 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 Durrett Cemetery ...

The Durrett Cemetery is located in Barbour County. The county seat for Barbour County is located in Philippi.

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

Lat:   38.9629°   (38° 57' 46")

Lon:   -80.0348°   (-80° 2' 5")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 27 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Durrett Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Audra Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Durrett Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2338500<3>
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Upshur County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Durrett Cemetery
 
Barbour Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Durrett Cemetery
 
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Durrett Cemetery
 
Booth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Durrett Cemetery
 
Buckhannon Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Upshur County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Durrett Cemetery
 
Coffman / Harding Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Durrett Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2471526
 
Elliott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Durrett Cemetery
 
Heavner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Upshur County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Durrett Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #78644
 
Holbert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Durrett Cemetery
 
Jerusalem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Durrett Cemetery
 
Lanham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Upshur County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Durrett Cemetery
 
Long Run Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Durrett Cemetery
 
Lovett Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Durrett Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2398672
 
Maplewood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Durrett Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #79032
 
McDermott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Upshur County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Durrett Cemetery
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Upshur County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Durrett Cemetery
 
Mt. Nebo Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Upshur County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Durrett Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2181339
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Upshur County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Durrett Cemetery
 
Mountain View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Durrett Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #79340
 
Old Rights Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Durrett Cemetery
 
Oldaker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Upshur County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Durrett Cemetery
 
Pitman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Durrett Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Durrett Cemetery
 
Redabaugh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Upshur County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Durrett Cemetery
 
Reed Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Upshur County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Durrett Cemetery
 
Rohrbough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Upshur County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Durrett Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Durrett Cemetery.

Audra   [Map]     Junior   [Map]    
Belington   [Map]     Leadsville   [Map]    
Beverly   [Map]     Montrose   [Map]    
Buckhannon   [Map]     Philippi   [Map]    
Canfield   [Map]     Tigheville   [Map]    
Elk City   [Map]     Union   [Map]    
Elkins   [Map]     Valley Bend   [Map]    
Excelsior   [Map]     Wellington Heights   [Map]    
Gormley   [Map]     Womelsdorf   [Map]    
Hoover Town   [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 Durrett Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Barbour County.

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

Belington   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Durrett Cemetery
 
Beverly   [Map]
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Durrett Cemetery
 
Buckhannon   [Map]
 - Located in Upshur County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Durrett Cemetery
 
Elkins   [Map]
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Durrett Cemetery
 
Philippi   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of the Durrett Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin 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 Durrett Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Barbour County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Garrett County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Highland County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Braxton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Doddridge County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gilmer County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Grant County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harrison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lewis County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mineral County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monongalia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nicholas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Pendleton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pocahontas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Preston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ritchie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Taylor County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tucker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tyler 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      
Wetzel 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 Barbour 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 Barbour 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 Durrett 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 Durrett Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1538457   (Name of Record: Durrett Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Barbour
Lat: 38.9628804     Lon: -80.0347999   [Map]
Elev: 712         Map Name: Ellamore

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Durrett Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9629, Longitude: -80.0348     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Durrett 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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