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(Raleigh County, West Virginia)


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Profile for the Fulton Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Fulton 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 seven sections:

The Location of the Fulton Cemetery...

The Fulton Cemetery is located in Raleigh County. The county seat for Raleigh County is located in Beckley.

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

Lat:   37.9415°   (37° 56' 29")

Lon:   -81.3804°   (-81° 22' 49")

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

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Fulton Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  Fulton Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Oak Hill   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Fulton Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Whitesville   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Fulton Cemetery
 - Located in Boone County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 55 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Fulton Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Artie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Fulton Cemetery
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Fulton Cemetery
 
Bone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Fulton Cemetery
 
Cantley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Fulton Cemetery
 
Cottle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Fulton Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #78083<4>
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Fulton Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Dunbar Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Fulton Cemetery
 
Estep - Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Fulton Cemetery
 
Ewing Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Fulton Cemetery
 
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Fulton Cemetery
 
Hodge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Fulton Cemetery
 
Hodge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Fulton Cemetery
 
Jarrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Fulton Cemetery
 
Jarrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Fulton Cemetery
 
Kingston Cemeteries   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Fulton Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #78881
 
Lafferty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Fulton Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Lafferty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Fulton Cemetery
 
Lively Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Fulton Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Lively Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Fulton Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Massey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Fulton Cemetery
 
Massey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Fulton Cemetery
 
Maynor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Fulton Cemetery
 
McGinnis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Fulton Cemetery
 
McGinnis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Fulton Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Fulton Cemetery
 
Moles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Fulton Cemetery
 
Perry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Fulton Cemetery
 - Located in Kanawha County
 
Pettry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Fulton Cemetery
 
Powers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Fulton Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Fulton Cemetery
 
Rinehart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Fulton Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Rorrer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Fulton Cemetery
 
Scarbro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Fulton Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Scarbrough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Fulton Cemetery
 
Shepard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Fulton Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Stanley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Fulton Cemetery
 
Stover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Fulton Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Stover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Fulton Cemetery
 
Stover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Fulton Cemetery
 
Stover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Fulton Cemetery
 
Stover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Fulton Cemetery
 
Sutphin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Fulton Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Fulton Cemetery
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Fulton Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Tyree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Fulton Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Fulton Cemetery
 
William Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Fulton Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Fulton Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Fulton Cemetery
 
Wills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Fulton Cemetery
 
Workman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Fulton Cemetery
 
Workman Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Fulton Cemetery
 
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Fulton Cemetery
 
Wriston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Fulton Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Wriston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Fulton Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 30 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Fulton Cemetery.

Arnett   [Map]Harvey   [Map]Oak Hill   [Map]
Bald Knob   [Map]Janie   [Map]Old Mill Village   [Map]
Bandytown   [Map]Joes Creek   [Map]Orgas   [Map]
Bradley   [Map]Keith   [Map]Packsville   [Map]
Cabot   [Map]Lester   [Map]Pax   [Map]
Coopertown   [Map]Lindytown   [Map]Powellton   [Map]
Elk Run Junction   [Map]Mabscott   [Map]Prenter   [Map]
Fairdale   [Map]McDunn   [Map]Prosperity   [Map]
Greenwood   [Map]Milltown   [Map]Sylvester   [Map]
Harper   [Map]Mount Hope   [Map]Twilight   [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 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 Fulton Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Raleigh County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Morgan County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bland County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Buchanan County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Giles County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tazewell County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wythe County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Boone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Braxton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cabell 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    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greenbrier 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    
Lincoln County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Logan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
McDowell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mercer County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mingo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nicholas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Putnam County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Roane County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Summers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Webster County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Wyoming County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Raleigh 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 Raleigh 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 Fulton 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 Fulton Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1539298   (Name of Record: Fulton Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Raleigh
Lat: 37.9414985     Lon: -81.3803857   [Map]
Elev: 395         Map Name: Dorothy

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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: 37.9415, Longitude: -81.3804     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Fulton Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Fulton 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 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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