RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     
Cemetery
Profile
Local
Newspapers
Nearby
Cemeteries
Nearby
Towns
Interactive
Map
  WV
Communities





The location of Freeman Cemetery









A visit to the Freeman Cemetery ...

The location of the Freeman 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 Freeman Cemetery ...

The Freeman Cemetery is located in Doddridge County. The county seat for Doddridge County is located in West Union.

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

Lat:   39.3020°   (39° 18' 7")

Lon:   -80.7690°   (-80° 46' 8")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

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

Archbold Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Arnold Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Big Battle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Blandville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Broadwater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Buck Run Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Chestnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Childers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Crystal Lake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Doak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Duckworth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Fleming Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Hart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Keys Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Masonic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Maxwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Michaels Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Middle Island Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Mountain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Nutter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Piggott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Roberts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Ruley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Smith Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
South Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tyler County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Stanley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Toms Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Underwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Freeman Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #80148<3>
 
Underwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tyler County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Union Mission Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Victory Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Wilbur Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tyler County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Wolverton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Freeman Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Freeman Cemetery.

Adamston   [Map]     Middlebourne   [Map]    
Atwood   [Map]     O'Neill   [Map]    
Auburn   [Map]     Pennsboro   [Map]    
Bane   [Map]     Pine Grove   [Map]    
Barker   [Map]     Pullman   [Map]    
Cairo   [Map]     Salem   [Map]    
Camden   [Map]     Sistersville   [Map]    
Ellenboro   [Map]     Smithburg   [Map]    
Friendly   [Map]     Smithfield   [Map]    
Grandview (OH)   [Map]     Valley Chapel   [Map]    
Harrisville   [Map]     West Milford   [Map]    
Hebron   [Map]     West Union   [Map]    
Matamoras (OH)   [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 Freeman Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Doddridge County.

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

Cairo   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Harrisville   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Middlebourne   [Map]
 - Located in Tyler County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Pennsboro   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Sistersville   [Map]
 - Located in Tyler County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
West Union   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Freeman Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit 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 Freeman Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Doddridge County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Belmont County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Monroe County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Morgan County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Noble County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Greene County (PA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County (PA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Barbour County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Braxton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Calhoun County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clay County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Gilmer County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Harrison County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lewis County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Marion County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Marshall County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Monongalia County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pleasants County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Preston County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Randolph County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Ritchie County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Roane County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Taylor County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tyler County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Upshur County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Webster County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Wetzel County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Wirt County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Wood County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Doddridge 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 Doddridge 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 Freeman 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 Freeman Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1539249   (Name of Record: Freeman Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Doddridge
Lat: 39.3020278     Lon: -80.7689933   [Map]
Elev: 290         Map Name: West Union

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a West Virginia Community

About Doddridge 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.

- Return to Citation

<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 Freeman Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3020, Longitude: -80.7690     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Freeman Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation





 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2019
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 21 Jan 2019