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The location of Hood Cemetery









A visit to the Hood Cemetery ...

The location of the Hood 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 Hood Cemetery ...

The Hood Cemetery is located in Marion County. The county seat for Marion County is located in Fairmont.

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

Lat:   39.5692°   (39° 34' 9")

Lon:   -80.1379°   (-80° 8' 16")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 54 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Hood Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Ammons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Arnettsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Barb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Barrackville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Bennefield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Bradford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Brand Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Brewer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Chisler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Conner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Daybrook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Dents Run Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Eddy Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Fairmont City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Fleming Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Freeland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Gilboa Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Hagans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Hawkinberry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Henderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Holy Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Lough - Teagarden - Cordray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Maple Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Hood Cemetery
 
McCoy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hood Cemetery
 
McCurdysville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Meadowdale Wesleyan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Memorial Presbyterian Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Ministers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Mount Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hood Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #817856<3>
 
Parker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Piles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Pitcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Prickett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hood Cemetery
 
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Shavers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Snider Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Snider Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Snoderly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Sunny View Acres Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Sutton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Tennant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Tennant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Tennant Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Woodlawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Yost Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Yost Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hood 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 Hood Cemetery.

Arnettsville   [Map]     Hebron   [Map]    
Baker Ridge   [Map]     Helens Run   [Map]    
Barrackville   [Map]     Mannington   [Map]    
Blacksville   [Map]     Monongah   [Map]    
Brookhaven   [Map]     Morgantown   [Map]    
Cassville   [Map]     Pleasant Valley   [Map]    
Enterprise   [Map]     Pleasant View   [Map]    
Fairmont   [Map]     Rivesville   [Map]    
Fairview   [Map]     Smithtown   [Map]    
Farmington   [Map]     Star City   [Map]    
Garden Village   [Map]     Westover   [Map]    
Grant Town   [Map]     Whitehall   [Map]    
Granville   [Map]     Worthington   [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 Hood Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Marion County.

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

Fairmont   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Mannington   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Morgantown   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Westover   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hood Cemetery
 
Worthington   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hood Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 - 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 Hood Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Marion County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Garrett County (MD):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Marion 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 Marion 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 Hood 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 Hood Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1540431   (Name of Record: Hood Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Marion
Lat: 39.5692493     Lon: -80.1378523   [Map]
Elev: 313         Map Name: Grant Town

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Marion County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Marion County: www.marioncountywv.com/

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 obstructions 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 Hood Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5692, Longitude: -80.1379     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Hood Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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