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(Mercer County, West Virginia)


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The location of Hatcher Cemetery

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Our GPS coordinates for the Hatcher 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 Hatcher Cemetery...

The Hatcher Cemetery is located in Mercer County. The county seat for Mercer County is located in Princeton.

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

Lat:   37.5540°   (37° 33' 14")

Lon:   -81.0540°   (-81° 3' 14")

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

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

Beckley   [Map]
 - Located in Raleigh County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hatcher Cemetery
 
Hinton   [Map]
 - Located in Summers County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hatcher Cemetery
 
Matoaka   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hatcher Cemetery
 
Princeton   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of the Hatcher Cemetery
 
Sophia   [Map]
 - Located in Raleigh County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hatcher Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 12 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Hatcher Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Barton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Summers County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Hatcher Cemetery
 
Brammer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Raleigh County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hatcher Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2187126<4>
 
Camp Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Raleigh County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hatcher Cemetery
 
Crook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Raleigh County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hatcher Cemetery
 
Farley Farm Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Summers County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hatcher Cemetery
 
Hatcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Hatcher Cemetery
 
Lilly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Raleigh County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hatcher Cemetery
 
Lilly - Crews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Summers County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hatcher Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1960819
 
Meador Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Hatcher Cemetery
 
Russ Lilly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Raleigh County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hatcher Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2573093
 
Snider Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Summers County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hatcher Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Raleigh County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Hatcher Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 29 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Hatcher Cemetery.

Athens   [Map]Eastgulf   [Map]Montcalm   [Map]
Ballard   [Map]Forest Hill   [Map]Oakvale   [Map]
Beaver   [Map]Glen Lyn (VA)   [Map]Old Mill Village   [Map]
Beckley   [Map]Helen   [Map]Peterstown   [Map]
Bellepoint   [Map]Hinton   [Map]Princeton   [Map]
Bud   [Map]Johnston Town   [Map]Rhodell   [Map]
Clifftop   [Map]Jumping Branch   [Map]Rich Creek (VA)   [Map]
Coal City   [Map]Mabscott   [Map]Shady Spring   [Map]
Crab Orchard   [Map]MacArthur   [Map]Sophia   [Map]
Daniels   [Map]Matoaka   [Map]Weyanoke   [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 first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 Hatcher Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Mercer County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Pike County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Alleghany County (VA):       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    
Carroll County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Craig County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Floyd County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Giles County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Montgomery County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pulaski County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Radford City (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Roanoke County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Smyth 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    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greenbrier County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kanawha 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    
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      
Raleigh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Summers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
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 Mercer 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 Mercer 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 Hatcher 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 Hatcher Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1557218   (Name of Record: Hatcher Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Mercer
Lat: 37.5540071     Lon: -81.053981   [Map]
Elev: 616         Map Name: Flat Top

Other Roadside Stops ...



Communities in West Virginia

About Mercer County

About West Virginia

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: 37.5540, Longitude: -81.0540     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Hatcher Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Hatcher 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 starting in . 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.

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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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