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(Clay County, West Virginia)


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The location of Little Laurel Cemetery

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Our GPS coordinates for the Little Laurel 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 Little Laurel Cemetery...

The Little Laurel Cemetery is located in Clay County. The county seat for Clay County is located in Clay.

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

Lat:   38.5398°   (38° 32' 23")

Lon:   -81.0826°   (-81° 4' 57")

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

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

Clay   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the South (S) of the Little Laurel Cemetery
 
Clendenin   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Little Laurel Cemetery
 
Gassaway   [Map]
 - Located in Braxton County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Little Laurel Cemetery
 
Gauley Bridge   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Little Laurel Cemetery
 
Grantsville   [Map]
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the North (N) of the Little Laurel Cemetery
 
Spencer   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Little Laurel Cemetery
 
Summersville   [Map]
 - Located in Nicholas County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Little Laurel Cemetery
 
Sutton   [Map]
 - Located in Braxton County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Little Laurel Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 33 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Little Laurel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Blue Knob Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Little Laurel Cemetery
 
Bogg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Little Laurel Cemetery
 
Boggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Little Laurel Cemetery
 
Chapman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Little Laurel Cemetery
 
Cherrytree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Little Laurel Cemetery
 
Coen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Little Laurel Cemetery
 
Cottrill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Little Laurel Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Little Laurel Cemetery
 
Dulls Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Little Laurel Cemetery
 
Eagle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Little Laurel Cemetery
 
Grose Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Little Laurel Cemetery
 
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Little Laurel Cemetery
 
Hallburg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Little Laurel Cemetery
 
Harold Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Little Laurel Cemetery
 
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Little Laurel Cemetery
 
Hively Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Little Laurel Cemetery
 
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Little Laurel Cemetery
 
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Little Laurel Cemetery
 
Laurel Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Little Laurel Cemetery
 
McCracken Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Little Laurel Cemetery
 
Mollohan / Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Little Laurel Cemetery
 
Mullins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Little Laurel Cemetery
 
Murphy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Little Laurel Cemetery
 
Newton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Little Laurel Cemetery
 
Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Little Laurel Cemetery
 
Pierson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Little Laurel Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Little Laurel Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Little Laurel Cemetery
 
Reed - Stephenson - Pierson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Little Laurel Cemetery
 
Samples Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Little Laurel Cemetery
 
Sears Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Little Laurel Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Little Laurel Cemetery
 
Triplett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Little Laurel Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Little Laurel Cemetery.

Aarons   [Map]Clendenin   [Map]Mudfork   [Map]
Arnoldsburg   [Map]Elkview   [Map]Orma   [Map]
Beech Glen   [Map]Exchange   [Map]Pinch   [Map]
Canfield   [Map]Gassaway   [Map]Spencer   [Map]
Cicerone   [Map]Harrison   [Map]Summersville   [Map]
Clay   [Map]Hartland   [Map]Sutton   [Map]
Clem   [Map]Muddlety   [Map]Valley Fork   [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 visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Little Laurel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Clay County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Meigs 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    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Doddridge 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    
Greenbrier 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    
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    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ritchie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Roane County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Summers 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      
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 Clay 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 Clay 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 Little Laurel 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 Little Laurel Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1741321   (Name of Record: Little Laurel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Clay
Lat: 38.5398208     Lon: -81.0826096   [Map]
Elev: 396         Map Name: Ivydale

Other Roadside Stops ...



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About Clay County

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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: 38.5398, Longitude: -81.0826     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Little Laurel Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Little Laurel 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 that starts 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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