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Our GPS coordinates for the Hively 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 Hively Cemetery...

The Hively Cemetery is located in Roane County. The county seat for Roane County is located in Spencer.

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

Lat:   38.5484°   (38° 32' 54")

Lon:   -81.3943°   (-81° 23' 39")

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

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

Charleston   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the Southwest (SW) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Clay   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Clendenin   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Dunbar   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hively Cemetery
 
South Charleston   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Spencer   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of the Hively Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 80 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Hively Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Abbott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Amma Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Armstead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Ashley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Barnhouse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Bird Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Canterbury Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Canterbury Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Casey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Chandler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Clendenin Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Cromwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Cummings Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hively Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<4>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2558225<5>
 
Curtis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Deverick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Donahue Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Droddy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Fields Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Gandee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Gandee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Groves Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Harper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Hayes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Hershberger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Hindsman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Hively Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Holbert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hively Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #78712
 
Hubbard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Hunt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Hunt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Hunt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Jarvis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Keffer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Kelley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Koontz Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hively Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2135756
 
Larch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hively Cemetery
 
McCroskey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Morgan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Mt. Moriah Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Myers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Myers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Naylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Nida Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Noel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Osborne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Parker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Patton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Pauley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Paxton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Payne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hively Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #79520
 
Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Reamer Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Reynolds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Ritchea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Rocky Branch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Rolling Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Rucker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Ryan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Seabolt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Sergent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Shafer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Shamlin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Shaver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Sheets Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Staats Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Summers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Vickers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hively Cemetery
 
Withrow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hively Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Hively Cemetery.

Aarons   [Map]Dunbar   [Map]Marmet   [Map]
Airport Village   [Map]Dupont City   [Map]Mudfork   [Map]
Arnoldsburg   [Map]Elkview   [Map]Orma   [Map]
Cedar Grove   [Map]Flint Town   [Map]Pinch   [Map]
Charleston   [Map]Hartland   [Map]Sissonville   [Map]
Cicerone   [Map]Kanawha City   [Map]South Charleston   [Map]
Clay   [Map]Kentuck   [Map]Spencer   [Map]
Clendenin   [Map]Liberty   [Map]Valley Fork   [Map]
Coal Fork   [Map]Malden   [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 helpful 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 Hively Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Roane County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Athens County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gallia County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Meigs County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington 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    
Clay 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    
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    
Logan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
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    
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 Roane 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 Roane 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 Hively 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 Hively Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1540323   (Name of Record: Hively Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Roane
Lat: 38.5484288     Lon: -81.3942872   [Map]
Elev: 389         Map Name: Kettle

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Roane 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: 38.5484, Longitude: -81.3943     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Hively Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Hively 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 'point-to-point' distance starting in . 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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<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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<5>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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