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The location of Harper Cemetery









A visit to the Harper Cemetery ...

The location of the Harper 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 Harper Cemetery ...

The Harper Cemetery is located in Kanawha County. The county seat for Kanawha County is located in Charleston.

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

Lat:   38.5126°   (38° 30' 45")

Lon:   -81.2573°   (-81° 15' 26")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 69 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Harper Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Amma Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Armstead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Ashley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Barnhouse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Bird Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Blue Knob Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Canterbury Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Carper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Carper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Casey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Clendenin Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Cummings Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Harper Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2558225<4>
 
Curtis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Deverick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Dulls Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Gandee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Gandee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Grose Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Groves Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Harper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Hayes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Hershberger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Hindsman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Hively Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Hively Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Holbert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Harper Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #78712
 
J Herbert Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Keffer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Harper Cemetery
 
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Koontz Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Harper Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2135756
 
Laurel Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Harper Cemetery
 
McCroskey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Mullins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Myers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Myers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Naylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Newton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Noel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Osborne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Parker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Patton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Payne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Harper Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #79520
 
Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Pierson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Reamer Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Reed Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Reynolds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Rolling Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Rucker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Samples Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Seabolt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Shamlin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Staats Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Summers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Harper Cemetery
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Harper Cemetery
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Harper Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Harper Cemetery.

Aarons   [Map]     Glasgow   [Map]    
Airport Village   [Map]     Harrison   [Map]    
Arnoldsburg   [Map]     Hartland   [Map]    
Beech Glen   [Map]     Kanawha City   [Map]    
Cannelton   [Map]     Kentuck   [Map]    
Cedar Grove   [Map]     Malden   [Map]    
Cicerone   [Map]     Mudfork   [Map]    
Clay   [Map]     Orma   [Map]    
Clem   [Map]     Pinch   [Map]    
Clendenin   [Map]     Pratt   [Map]    
Coal Fork   [Map]     Sissonville   [Map]    
East Bank   [Map]     Spencer   [Map]    
Elkview   [Map]     Valley Fork   [Map]    
Flint Town   [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 Harper Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Kanawha County.

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

Clay   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Clendenin   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Harper Cemetery
 
Spencer   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Harper 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 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 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 Harper Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Kanawha County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Gallia County (OH):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Meigs County (OH):     Cyndi's
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Boone County:     Cyndi's
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Braxton County:     Cyndi's
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Cabell County:     Cyndi's
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Calhoun County:     Cyndi's
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Clay County:     Cyndi's
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Doddridge County:     Cyndi's
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Fayette County:     Cyndi's
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Gilmer County:     Cyndi's
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Greenbrier County:     Cyndi's
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Jackson County:     Cyndi's
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Lewis County:     Cyndi's
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Mason County:     Cyndi's
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Nicholas County:     Cyndi's
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Putnam County:     Cyndi's
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Raleigh County:     Cyndi's
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Ritchie County:     Cyndi's
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Roane County:     Cyndi's
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Webster County:     Cyndi's
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Wirt County:     Cyndi's
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Wood County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Kanawha 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 Kanawha 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 Harper 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 Harper Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1539990   (Name of Record: Harper Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Kanawha
Lat: 38.5125981     Lon: -81.2573389   [Map]
Elev: 346         Map Name: Clio

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Kanawha County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Kanawha County: www.kanawha.us/

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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 Harper Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5126, Longitude: -81.2573     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Harper Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or gone without an obvious trace.

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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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