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The location of Masonic Cemetery









A visit to the Masonic Cemetery ...

The location of the Masonic 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 Masonic Cemetery ...

The Masonic Cemetery is located in Doddridge County. The county seat for Doddridge County is located in West Union.

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

Lat:   39.3242°   (39° 19' 27")

Lon:   -80.7979°   (-80° 47' 52")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 31 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Masonic Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Archbold Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Masonic Cemetery
 
Arnold Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Masonic Cemetery
 
Beechwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tyler County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Masonic Cemetery
 
Blandville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Masonic Cemetery
 
Broadwater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Masonic Cemetery
 
Buck Run Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Masonic Cemetery
 
Burnthouse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Masonic Cemetery
 
Chestnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Masonic Cemetery
 
Doak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Masonic Cemetery
 
Duckworth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Masonic Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tyler County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Masonic Cemetery
 
Fleming Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Masonic Cemetery
 
Freeman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Masonic Cemetery
 
Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Masonic Cemetery
 
Keys Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Masonic Cemetery
 
Maxwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Masonic Cemetery
 
Michaels Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Masonic Cemetery
 
Middle Island Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Masonic Cemetery
 
Mountain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Masonic Cemetery
 
Nutter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Masonic Cemetery
 
Pierpont Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tyler County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Masonic Cemetery
 
Piggott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Masonic Cemetery
 
Roberts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Masonic Cemetery
 
Ruley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Masonic Cemetery
 
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tyler County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Masonic Cemetery
 
Stanley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Masonic Cemetery
 
Underwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Masonic Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #80148<3>
 
Underwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tyler County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Masonic Cemetery
 
Victory Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Masonic Cemetery
 
Wilbur Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tyler County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Masonic Cemetery
 
Wolverton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Masonic Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Masonic Cemetery.

Atwood   [Map]     O'Neill   [Map]    
Auburn   [Map]     Paden City   [Map]    
Bane   [Map]     Pennsboro   [Map]    
Barker   [Map]     Pine Grove   [Map]    
Cairo   [Map]     Pullman   [Map]    
Ellenboro   [Map]     Salem   [Map]    
Friendly   [Map]     Sistersville   [Map]    
Grandview (OH)   [Map]     Smithburg   [Map]    
Harrisville   [Map]     Smithfield   [Map]    
Hebron   [Map]     Valley Chapel   [Map]    
Matamoras (OH)   [Map]     West Union   [Map]    
Middlebourne   [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 Masonic Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Doddridge County.

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

Cairo   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Masonic Cemetery
 
Harrisville   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Masonic Cemetery
 
Middlebourne   [Map]
 - Located in Tyler County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Masonic Cemetery
 
New Martinsville   [Map]
 - Located in Wetzel County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North (N) of the Masonic Cemetery
 
Paden City   [Map]
 - Located in Tyler County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Masonic Cemetery
 
Pennsboro   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Masonic Cemetery
 
Saint Marys   [Map]
 - Located in Pleasants County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Masonic Cemetery
 
Sistersville   [Map]
 - Located in Tyler County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Masonic Cemetery
 
West Union   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Masonic Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites 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 Masonic Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Doddridge County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Athens County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Belmont County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Guernsey County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Monroe County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
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Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Morgan County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Noble County (OH):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County (OH):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Greene County (PA):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Washington County (PA):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Barbour County:     Cyndi's
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Braxton County:     Cyndi's
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Calhoun County:     Cyndi's
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Clay County:     Cyndi's
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Gilmer County:     Cyndi's
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Harrison County:     Cyndi's
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Jackson County:     Cyndi's
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Lewis County:     Cyndi's
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Marion County:     Cyndi's
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Marshall County:     Cyndi's
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Monongalia County:     Cyndi's
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Ohio County:     Cyndi's
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Pleasants County:     Cyndi's
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Preston County:     Cyndi's
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Randolph County:     Cyndi's
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Ritchie County:     Cyndi's
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Roane County:     Cyndi's
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Taylor County:     Cyndi's
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Upshur County:     Cyndi's
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Webster County:     Cyndi's
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Wetzel County:     Cyndi's
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Wirt County:     Cyndi's
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Wood County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Doddridge 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 Doddridge 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 Masonic 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 Masonic Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1689529   (Name of Record: Masonic Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Doddridge
Lat: 39.3242492     Lon: -80.7978828   [Map]
Elev: 250         Map Name: West Union

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in West Virginia

About Doddridge 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 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 Masonic Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3242, Longitude: -80.7979     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Masonic 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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