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(Clay County, West Virginia)


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The location of Grose Cemetery

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Profile for the Grose Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Grose 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.

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The Location of the Grose Cemetery...

The Grose Cemetery is located in Clay County. The county seat for Clay County is located in Clay.

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

Lat:   38.5123°   (38° 30' 44")

Lon:   -81.1396°   (-81° 8' 22")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Grose 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 Grose Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Clay County.

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

Clay   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of the Grose Cemetery
 
Clendenin   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of the Grose Cemetery
 - Located in Kanawha County
 
Gassaway   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Grose Cemetery
 - Located in Braxton County
 
Gauley Bridge   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South (S) of the Grose Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Montgomery   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Grose Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Spencer   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Grose Cemetery
 - Located in Roane County
 
Summersville   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Grose Cemetery
 - Located in Nicholas County
 
Sutton   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Grose Cemetery
 - Located in Braxton County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 25 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Grose Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Blue Knob Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Grose Cemetery
 
Bogg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Grose Cemetery
 
Cherrytree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Grose Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Grose Cemetery
 
Dulls Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Grose Cemetery
 
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Grose Cemetery
 
Harper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Grose Cemetery
 - Located in Kanawha County
 
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Grose Cemetery
 - Located in Roane County
 
Hively Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Grose Cemetery
 
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Grose Cemetery
 
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Grose Cemetery
 - Located in Roane County
 
Laurel Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Grose Cemetery
 - Located in Roane County
 
Little Laurel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Grose Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Grose Cemetery
 
Mullins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Grose Cemetery
 
Newton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Grose Cemetery
 - Located in Roane County
 
Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Grose Cemetery
 
Pierson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Grose Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Grose Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Grose Cemetery
 - Located in Roane County
 
Reed - Stephenson - Pierson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Grose Cemetery
 
Samples Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Grose Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Grose Cemetery
 - Located in Kanawha County
 
Triplett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Grose Cemetery
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Grose Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Grose Cemetery.

Aarons   [Map]Clendenin   [Map]Mudfork   [Map]
Arnoldsburg   [Map]Coal Fork   [Map]Orma   [Map]
Beech Glen   [Map]Elkview   [Map]Pinch   [Map]
Canfield   [Map]Gassaway   [Map]Pratt   [Map]
Cannelton   [Map]Gauley Bridge   [Map]Smithers   [Map]
Cicerone   [Map]Harrison   [Map]Spencer   [Map]
Clay   [Map]Hartland   [Map]Summersville   [Map]
Clem   [Map]Muddlety   [Map]Valley Fork   [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 - 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 Grose Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Clay County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Meigs 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    
Doddridge 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    
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    
Lewis County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mason 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    
Raleigh 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    
Summers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Upshur County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Webster County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
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 Clay 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 Clay 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 Grose 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 Grose Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1539763   (Name of Record: Grose Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Clay
Lat: 38.5123213     Lon: -81.1395562   [Map]
Elev: 328         Map Name: Newton

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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: 38.5123, Longitude: -81.1396     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Grose Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Grose 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' distance starting 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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