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The location of Farr Cemetery

 
 

Profile for the Farr Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Farr Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

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 Farr Cemetery...

The Farr Cemetery is located in Wood County. The county seat for Wood County is located in Parkersburg.

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

Lat:   39.1740°   (39° 10' 26")

Lon:   -81.3426°   (-81° 20' 33")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Farr Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Farr Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Wood County.

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

Belpre   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (OH)
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Farr Cemetery
 
Cairo   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Farr Cemetery
 
Elizabeth   [Map]
 - Located in Wirt County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Farr Cemetery
 
Harrisville   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of the Farr Cemetery
 
Parkersburg   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Farr Cemetery
 
Saint Marys   [Map]
 - Located in Pleasants County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Farr Cemetery
 
Williamstown   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Farr Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 35 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Farr Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Beckner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Farr Cemetery
 
Beha Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Farr Cemetery
 
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wirt County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Farr Cemetery
 
Buckner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Farr Cemetery
 
Byrd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Farr Cemetery
 
Byrd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Farr Cemetery
 
Caplinger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Farr Cemetery
 
Deem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Farr Cemetery
 
Elfritz Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Farr Cemetery
 
Everly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Farr Cemetery
 
Farrow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Farr Cemetery
 
Farson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Farr Cemetery
 
Fought Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wirt County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Farr Cemetery
 
Freeport Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wirt County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Farr Cemetery
 
Goose Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Farr Cemetery
 
Grant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Farr Cemetery
 
Greenhill Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Farr Cemetery
 
IOOF Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Farr Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Farr Cemetery
 
Kanawha Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Farr Cemetery
 
Kanawha United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Farr Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2298019<4>
 
Leachtown Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Farr Cemetery
 
Mason Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Farr Cemetery
 
Metz Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Farr Cemetery
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Farr Cemetery
 
Mt. Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Farr Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Farr Cemetery
 
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wirt County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Farr Cemetery
 
Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Farr Cemetery
 
Rizer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Farr Cemetery
 
Snider Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Farr Cemetery
 
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Farr Cemetery
 
Swisher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Farr Cemetery
 
Vaught Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Farr Cemetery
 
Wells - Seaton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wirt County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Farr Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Farr Cemetery.

Belmont   [Map]Freeport   [Map]Parkersburg   [Map]
Belpre (OH)   [Map]Greencastle   [Map]Peewee   [Map]
Blennerhassett   [Map]Harrisville   [Map]Pleasant View   [Map]
Boaz   [Map]Kanawha   [Map]Saint Marys   [Map]
Burning Springs   [Map]Lubeck   [Map]Sandhill (OH)   [Map]
Cairo   [Map]Mineral Acres   [Map]Slate   [Map]
Cantwell   [Map]Mineral Wells   [Map]Vienna   [Map]
Elizabeth   [Map]North Hills   [Map]Williamstown   [Map]
Ellenboro   [Map]Parkers Towne   [Map] 

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

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 helpful 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 Farr Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Wood 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    
Belmont County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gallia County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Guernsey County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hocking County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Meigs County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Muskingum County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Noble County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Vinton County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Braxton 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    
Gilmer County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harrison 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    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mason County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pleasants County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Putnam County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ritchie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Roane County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tyler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wetzel County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wirt County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Wood 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,     of Wood 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 Farr 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 Farr Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1986760   (Name of Record: Farr Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Wood
Lat: 39.1739662     Lon: -81.3426176   [Map]
Elev: 316         Map Name: Petroleum

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Wood County: www.woodcountywv.com/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1740, Longitude: -81.3426     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Farr Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Farr Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>This 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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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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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