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The location of Greenwood Cemetery









A visit to the Greenwood Cemetery ...

The location of the Greenwood 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 Greenwood Cemetery ...

The Greenwood 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 Greenwood Cemetery

Lat:   39.2759°   (39° 16' 33")

Lon:   -80.8879°   (-80° 53' 16")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 28 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Greenwood Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Archbold Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Arnold Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Broadwater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Buck Run Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Burnthouse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Crystal Lake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Duckworth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Ellenboro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Fleming Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Freeman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Hart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Masonic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Masonic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Masonic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Maxwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Michaels Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Mountain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Nutter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Piggott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Pullman Churchyard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Riddles Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Ruley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
South Branch East Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
South Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tyler County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
White Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Wilbur Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tyler County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Greenwood Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

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

Atwood   [Map]     Matamoras (OH)   [Map]    
Auburn   [Map]     Middlebourne   [Map]    
Big Moses   [Map]     Pennsboro   [Map]    
Cairo   [Map]     Plum Run   [Map]    
Cantwell   [Map]     Pullman   [Map]    
Ellenboro   [Map]     Saint Marys   [Map]    
Friendly   [Map]     Salem   [Map]    
Grandview (OH)   [Map]     Sistersville   [Map]    
Harrisville   [Map]     Smithburg   [Map]    
Hebron   [Map]     West Union   [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 Greenwood 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 Greenwood Cemetery.

Cairo   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Glenville   [Map]
 - Located in Gilmer County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the South (S) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Harrisville   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Middlebourne   [Map]
 - Located in Tyler County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Paden City   [Map]
 - Located in Tyler County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North (N) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Pennsboro   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Saint Marys   [Map]
 - Located in Pleasants County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Sistersville   [Map]
 - Located in Tyler County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
West Union   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Greenwood Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These 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 Greenwood 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:

Athens County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Belmont County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Meigs 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

 
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
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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

 
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
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Webster County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Wetzel County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Wirt County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Wood County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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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 Greenwood 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 Greenwood Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1689490   (Name of Record: Greenwood Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Doddridge
Lat: 39.2759149     Lon: -80.887885   [Map]
Elev: 285         Map Name: Pennsboro

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

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.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Greenwood Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2759, Longitude: -80.8879     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Greenwood Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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