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The location of Mason Cemetery









A visit to the Mason Cemetery ...

The location of the Mason 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 Mason Cemetery ...

The Mason Cemetery is located in Ritchie County. The county seat for Ritchie County is located in Harrisville.

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

Lat:   39.1362°   (39° 8' 10")

Lon:   -81.2312°   (-81° 13' 52")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 26 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Mason Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Beckner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Elfritz Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Everly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wood County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Farr Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wood County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Fought Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wirt County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Freeport Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wirt County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Goose Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Greenhill Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wood County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Guthrie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wirt County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Hartley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wirt County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Haught Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Heck Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mason Cemetery
 
IOOF Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Lamb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Lynch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Metz Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wood County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wood County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Nutter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Pine Twist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wirt County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Rexroach Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Six Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Swisher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Mason 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 Mason Cemetery.

Belmont   [Map]     Mineral Wells   [Map]    
Burning Springs   [Map]     North Hills   [Map]    
Cairo   [Map]     Parkers Towne   [Map]    
Cantwell   [Map]     Parkersburg   [Map]    
Elizabeth   [Map]     Peewee   [Map]    
Ellenboro   [Map]     Pennsboro   [Map]    
Freeport   [Map]     Pleasant View   [Map]    
Grantsville   [Map]     Pullman   [Map]    
Greencastle   [Map]     Reedy   [Map]    
Harrisville   [Map]     Saint Marys   [Map]    
Hebron   [Map]     Sandhill (OH)   [Map]    
Kanawha   [Map]     Slate   [Map]    
Mineral Acres   [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 Mason Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Ritchie County.

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

Cairo   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Elizabeth   [Map]
 - Located in Wirt County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Grantsville   [Map]
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Harrisville   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Parkersburg   [Map]
 - Located in Wood County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Pennsboro   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Reedy   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Saint Marys   [Map]
 - Located in Pleasants County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of the Mason Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit 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 - 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 Mason Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Ritchie County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Athens County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Gallia County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Meigs County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Monroe County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Morgan County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Muskingum County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Noble County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Braxton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Calhoun County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clay County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Doddridge County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Gilmer County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Harrison County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Kanawha County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lewis County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Marion County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Marshall County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Mason County:     Cyndi's
List

 
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Nicholas County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pleasants County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Putnam County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Roane County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Tyler County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Upshur County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Wetzel County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Wirt County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Wood County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Ritchie 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 Ritchie 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 Mason 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 Mason Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1542847   (Name of Record: Mason Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Ritchie
Lat: 39.1361898     Lon: -81.2312261   [Map]
Elev: 235         Map Name: Cairo

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Mason Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1362, Longitude: -81.2312     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mason Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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