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The location of Heavner Cemetery









A visit to the Heavner Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Heavner Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Heavner Cemetery (FAG ID #78644)

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 Heavner Cemetery ...

The Heavner Cemetery is located in Upshur County. The county seat for Upshur County is located in Buckhannon.

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

Lat:   38.9803°   (38° 58' 49")

Lon:   -80.1776°   (-80° 10' 39")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 20 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Heavner Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Audra Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Barbour County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Heavner Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2338500
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Heavner Cemetery
 
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Barbour County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Heavner Cemetery
 
Buckhannon Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Heavner Cemetery
 
Durrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Barbour County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Heavner Cemetery
 
Hampton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Heavner Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2139613
 
Lovett Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Barbour County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Heavner Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2398672
 
McDermott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Heavner Cemetery
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Heavner Cemetery
 
Mt. Nebo Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Heavner Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2181339
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Heavner Cemetery
 
Oakington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Heavner Cemetery
 
Oldaker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Heavner Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Barbour County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Heavner Cemetery
 
Redabaugh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Heavner Cemetery
 
Reed Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Heavner Cemetery
 
Reger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Heavner Cemetery
 
Rohrbough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Heavner Cemetery
 
Tenmile Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Heavner Cemetery
 
Upshur County Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Heavner Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Heavner Cemetery.

Adaland   [Map]     Jane Lew   [Map]    
Audra   [Map]     Junior   [Map]    
Belington   [Map]     Leadsville   [Map]    
Berryburg   [Map]     Lost Creek   [Map]    
Buckhannon   [Map]     Philippi   [Map]    
Cox Town   [Map]     Smith Village   [Map]    
Elk City   [Map]     Tigheville   [Map]    
Elkins   [Map]     Union   [Map]    
Excelsior   [Map]     Valley Bend   [Map]    
Frenchton   [Map]     Wellington Heights   [Map]    
Garton Village   [Map]     Weston   [Map]    
Gormley   [Map]     Wilsontown   [Map]    
Hoover Town   [Map]     Womelsdorf   [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 Heavner Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Upshur County.

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

Belington   [Map]
 - Located in Barbour County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Heavner Cemetery
 
Buckhannon   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Heavner Cemetery
 
Elkins   [Map]
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Heavner Cemetery
 
Philippi   [Map]
 - Located in Barbour County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Heavner Cemetery
 
Weston   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Heavner Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 Heavner Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Upshur County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Garrett County (MD):     Cyndi's
List

 
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Highland County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Trails

 
Barbour County:     Cyndi's
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Braxton 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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Gilmer County:     Cyndi's
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Grant County:     Cyndi's
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Harrison County:     Cyndi's
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Lewis County:     Cyndi's
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Marion County:     Cyndi's
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Monongalia County:     Cyndi's
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Nicholas County:     Cyndi's
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Pendleton County:     Cyndi's
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Pocahontas County:     Cyndi's
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Preston County:     Cyndi's
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Randolph County:     Cyndi's
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Ritchie County:     Cyndi's
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Taylor County:     Cyndi's
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Tucker County:     Cyndi's
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Tyler County:     Cyndi's
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Webster County:     Cyndi's
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Wetzel County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Upshur County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for West Virginia
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for West Virginia
 
Find-A-Grave:   The Heavner Cemetery (FAG ID #78644)
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Upshur 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 Heavner Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Heavner Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Heavner Cemetery elsewhere. 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 Heavner Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1696704   (Name of Record: Heavener Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Upshur
Lat: 38.9800997     Lon: -80.1773038   [Map]
Elev: 532         Map Name: Buckhannon

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #78644

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in West Virginia

About Upshur County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. 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 Heavner Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9803, Longitude: -80.1776     [Map].

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