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(Putnam County, West Virginia)


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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.

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The Location of the Giles - Stern Cemetery...

The Giles - Stern Cemetery is located in Putnam County. The county seat for Putnam County is located in Winfield.

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

Lat:   38.5542°   (38° 33' 15")

Lon:   -81.8831°   (-81° 52' 59")

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Giles - Stern Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Putnam County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Giles - Stern Cemetery.

Buffalo   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the Northwest (NW) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Cross Lanes   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Dunbar   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Hurricane   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Milton   [Map]
 - Located in Cabell County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Nitro   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Saint Albans   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
South Charleston   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Winfield   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 36 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Giles - Stern Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Atkeson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Barnette Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Bowles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Bowles Ridge Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Bowling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Britton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Buffalo Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Buffalo Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Cartwright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Center Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Clark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Fraizer Bottom Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Grandview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Haven of Rest Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Hodges Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
J L Bowling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Jeffries Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Kirkpatrick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Lane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Lawrence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Leadman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Lilly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Manilla Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Middleton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Old Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Pliny Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Showen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Wade Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Walker Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Warner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery
 
Winfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Giles - Stern Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Giles - Stern Cemetery.

Arbuckle   [Map]Hurricane   [Map]Raymond City   [Map]
Bancroft   [Map]Indian Village   [Map]Saint Albans   [Map]
Buffalo   [Map]Jefferson   [Map]Scott Village   [Map]
Cross Lanes   [Map]Leon   [Map]Sissonville   [Map]
Culloden   [Map]Liberty   [Map]Teays Valley   [Map]
Eleanor   [Map]Nitro   [Map]Teays Village   [Map]
Fraziers Bottom   [Map]Poca   [Map]Upland   [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 like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 - although 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 Giles - Stern Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Putnam County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Boyd County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carter County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greenup County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Athens County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gallia County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Meigs County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Scioto 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    
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    
Gilmer 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      
Mason County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mingo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nicholas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Raleigh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Roane County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wirt County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wood County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Putnam 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 Putnam 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 Giles - Stern 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 Giles - Stern Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #2574023   (Name of Record: Giles-Stern Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Putnam
Lat: 38.554361     Lon: -81.882833   [Map]
Elev: 291         Map Name: Winfield

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Giles - Stern Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5542, Longitude: -81.8831     [Map].

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