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(Harrison County, West Virginia)


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Profile for the Jett Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Jett 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 Jett Cemetery...

The Jett Cemetery is located in Harrison County. The county seat for Harrison County is located in Clarksburg.

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

Lat:   39.4381°   (39° 26' 17")

Lon:   -80.3301°   (-80° 19' 48")

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

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

Bridgeport   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Clarksburg   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Fairmont   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Mannington   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Shinnston   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Worthington   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jett Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 63 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Jett Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adamsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Barnes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Barrickman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Beaty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Beaty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Blackshere Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Boggess Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Claremont Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Cochran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Crim Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Jett Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #78127<4>
 
Davis Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Duncan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Elizabeth Mason Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Enterprise Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Garrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Griffin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Grim Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Hepzibah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Hess Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Hess Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Hildreth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Hood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Ice Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Jett Cemetery
 
IOOF Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Lyon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Mannington Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Jett Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #79027
 
Marsh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Jett Cemetery
 
McIntyre Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Nay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Nuzum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Oakdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Parrish Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Pine Bluff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Reese Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Richardson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Richardson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Rittenhouse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Schupp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Scritchfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Shavers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Shaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Shaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Shinns Run Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Sullivan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Sunny View Acres Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Swiger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Thomas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Thorne & Huey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Jett Cemetery
 
View Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Wamsley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Jett Cemetery
 
Whetstone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Jett Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #240624
 
Wyatt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Jett Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Jett Cemetery.

Adamston   [Map]Fairview   [Map]Monongah   [Map]
Anmoore   [Map]Farmington   [Map]Nutter Fort   [Map]
Barrackville   [Map]Garden Village   [Map]O'Neill   [Map]
Bridgeport   [Map]Gore   [Map]Pleasant Valley   [Map]
Clarksburg   [Map]Grant Town   [Map]Rivesville   [Map]
Despard   [Map]Helens Run   [Map]Shinnston   [Map]
Enterprise   [Map]Lumberport   [Map]Smithfield   [Map]
Fairmont   [Map]Mannington   [Map]Whitehall   [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 like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 - 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 Jett Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Harrison County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Garrett County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Belmont County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Braxton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Doddridge County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gilmer County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lewis County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monongalia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ohio County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pleasants County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Preston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ritchie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Taylor County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tucker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tyler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Upshur County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Webster County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Wetzel 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 Harrison 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 Harrison 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 Jett 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 Jett Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1540891   (Name of Record: Jett Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Harrison
Lat: 39.4381412     Lon: -80.3300868   [Map]
Elev: 438         Map Name: Shinnston

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Harrison County: www.harrisoncountywv.com/

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: 39.4381, Longitude: -80.3301     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Jett Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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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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