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The location of Meade & Messer Cemetery









A visit to the Meade & Messer Cemetery ...

The location of the Meade & Messer 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 Meade & Messer Cemetery ...

The Meade & Messer Cemetery is located in Mingo County. The county seat for Mingo County is located in Williamson.

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

Lat:   37.8876°   (37° 53' 15")

Lon:   -82.3321°   (-82° 19' 55")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 63 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Meade & Messer Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Aker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Anderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Baisden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Brewer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Brewer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Brewer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Brewer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Browning Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Chaffin Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Martin County (KY)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Chaffin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Clark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Clark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Darnell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Evans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Ferguson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Ferrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Hanna Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #78577<3>
 
Harden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Jonas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Kirk Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Martin County (KY)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Kirk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Kirk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Lackey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Marcum Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Martin County (KY)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Marcum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Marcum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Marcum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Marcum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Marcum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Marcum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Matty Ferguson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Maynard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Meade Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Meades Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Messer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Messer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Murphy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Newsome Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Parsley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Perry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Perry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Perry Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Phelps Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Roman Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Martin County (KY)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Rose Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Small Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Spaulding Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Spaulding Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Spaulding Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Stafford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Stepp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Stroud Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Stroud Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Sturgell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Triplett Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Martin County (KY)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Vance Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Vance Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Waldron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Williamson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Williamson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Wills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Workman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Meade & Messer Cemetery.

Beauty (KY)   [Map]     Lovely (KY)   [Map]    
Chattaroy   [Map]     Maynard (KY)   [Map]    
Clifford (KY)   [Map]     Peach Orchard (KY)   [Map]    
Cove Gap   [Map]     Pilgrim (KY)   [Map]    
Debord (KY)   [Map]     South Williamson (KY)   [Map]    
Delbarton   [Map]     Thompson Town   [Map]    
Greyeagle   [Map]     Tomahawk (KY)   [Map]    
Harts   [Map]     Troy Town   [Map]    
Hedgeview   [Map]     Warfield (KY)   [Map]    
Hode (KY)   [Map]     Wewanta   [Map]    
Holden   [Map]     Williamson   [Map]    
Inez (KY)   [Map]     Wilsondale   [Map]    
Kermit   [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 Meade & Messer Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Mingo County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Meade & Messer Cemetery.

Holden   [Map]
 - Located in Logan County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Inez   [Map]
 - Located in Martin County (KY)
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of the Meade & Messer Cemetery
 
Williamson   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Meade & Messer 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 Meade & Messer Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Mingo County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Boyd County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Breathitt County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Mingo 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 Mingo 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 Meade & Messer 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 Meade & Messer Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1543039   (Name of Record: Meade and Messer Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Mingo
Lat: 37.8875964     Lon: -82.3320883   [Map]
Elev: 254         Map Name: Wilsondale

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 '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 Meade & Messer Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8876, Longitude: -82.3321     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Meade & Messer 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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