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The location of Lucas Cemetery









A visit to the Lucas Cemetery ...

The location of the Lucas 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 Lucas Cemetery ...

The Lucas Cemetery is located in Raleigh County. The county seat for Raleigh County is located in Beckley.

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

Lat:   37.7932°   (37° 47' 35")

Lon:   -81.3268°   (-81° 19' 36")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

All of the following cemeteries are located in Raleigh County.

Accord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Aliff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Athey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Biggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Calfee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Lucas Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2142081<3>
 
Cannaday Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Cantley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Chambers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lucas Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #77981
 
Clay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Clay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Clay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Cook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Cook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Covey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Daniel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Daniel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Daniels Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Daniels Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Davis - Bailey Homestead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Lucas Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<4>
 
Dillon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Eunice Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Farmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Farmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Flashman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Harper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Henderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Honaker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Hurst Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Lafferty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Massey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Maynor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Maynor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
McDonald Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
McGinnis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
McGinnis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
McGinnis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Meadows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Milam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Mt. Tabor Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Mt. TaborCemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Richmond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Rorrer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Rorrer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Sarrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Sarrett - Lemon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Scarbrough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Slab Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Snuffer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Snuffer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Stover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Stover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Stover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Sunset Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Sweeney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Tabor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Trail Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Trump Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Trump Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lucas Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #80138
 
William Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Wills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Wills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Wiseman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Workman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Worley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Lucas 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 Lucas Cemetery.

Arnett   [Map]     Lester   [Map]    
Beaver   [Map]     Mabscott   [Map]    
Beckley   [Map]     MacArthur   [Map]    
Bradley   [Map]     Mount Hope   [Map]    
Clifftop   [Map]     Old Mill Village   [Map]    
Coal City   [Map]     Pax   [Map]    
Crab Orchard   [Map]     Piney View   [Map]    
Daniels   [Map]     Prosperity   [Map]    
Eastgulf   [Map]     Slab Fork   [Map]    
Fairdale   [Map]     Sophia   [Map]    
Glen White   [Map]     Stanaford   [Map]    
Harper   [Map]     Tilden   [Map]    
Helen   [Map]     Tolleys   [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 Lucas Cemetery. The following communities are located in Raleigh County.

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

Beckley   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Lucas Cemetery
 
Sophia   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lucas Cemetery

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 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 Lucas Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Raleigh County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Pike County (KY):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bland County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Buchanan County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Giles County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tazewell County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Wythe County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Boone County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Clay County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Fayette County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Greenbrier County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Kanawha County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lincoln County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Logan County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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McDowell County:     Cyndi's
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Mercer County:     Cyndi's
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Mingo County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Monroe County:     Cyndi's
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Nicholas County:     Cyndi's
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Putnam County:     Cyndi's
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Roane County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Summers County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Wyoming County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Raleigh 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 Raleigh 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 Lucas 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 Lucas Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1542601   (Name of Record: Lucas Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Raleigh
Lat: 37.7931685     Lon: -81.3267704   [Map]
Elev: 623         Map Name: Eccles

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Raleigh County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 things 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 Lucas Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7932, Longitude: -81.3268     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Lucas 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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<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or gone without an obvious trace.

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