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The location of Minnora Cemetery









A visit to the Minnora Cemetery ...

The location of the Minnora 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 Minnora Cemetery ...

The Minnora Cemetery is located in Calhoun County. The county seat for Calhoun County is located in Grantsville.

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

Lat:   38.7195°   (38° 43' 10")

Lon:   -81.1001°   (-81° 6' 0")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 49 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Minnora Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Arnoldsburg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Bailey - Siers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Bannon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Beech Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Booher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Boone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Carpenter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Chenowith - Reip Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Chewning Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Clark Jarvis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Coen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Conley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Cottrill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Downey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Earl Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Gilmer County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Fink Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Goodrich Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Greathouse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Harold Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Hawkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Hays Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Helmic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Hicks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Hicks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Jarvis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Knotts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Lamb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Mace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Matheny Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
McCune Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Mollohan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Mollohan / Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Moss Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Orma Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Sand Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Sturm Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Tariff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Walnut Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Wayne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Wayne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Young Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Minnora Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Minnora Cemetery.

Arnett   [Map]     Grantsville   [Map]    
Arnoldsburg   [Map]     Harrison   [Map]    
Burning Springs   [Map]     Hartland   [Map]    
Canfield   [Map]     Heaters   [Map]    
Cicerone   [Map]     Mudfork   [Map]    
Clay   [Map]     Orma   [Map]    
Clem   [Map]     Pigeon   [Map]    
Clendenin   [Map]     Reedy   [Map]    
Exchange   [Map]     Sand Fork   [Map]    
Flatwoods   [Map]     Spencer   [Map]    
Flint Town   [Map]     Sutton   [Map]    
Gassaway   [Map]     Truebada   [Map]    
Glenville   [Map]     Valley Fork   [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 Minnora Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Calhoun County.

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

Clay   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Clendenin   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Gassaway   [Map]
 - Located in Braxton County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Glenville   [Map]
 - Located in Gilmer County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Grantsville   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Reedy   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Spencer   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Minnora Cemetery
 
Sutton   [Map]
 - Located in Braxton County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East (E) of the Minnora 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 it should be mentioned 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 Minnora Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Calhoun County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Athens County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Meigs County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Boone County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Braxton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clay County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Doddridge County:     Cyndi's
List

 
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Fayette County:     Cyndi's
List

 
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Gilmer County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Greenbrier County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Harrison County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Jackson County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Kanawha County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Lewis County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Lincoln County:     Cyndi's
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Mason County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Nicholas County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Pleasants County:     Cyndi's
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Putnam 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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Tyler County:     Cyndi's
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Upshur County:     Cyndi's
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Webster County:     Cyndi's
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Wirt County:     Cyndi's
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Wood County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Calhoun 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 Calhoun 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 Minnora 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 Minnora Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1543445   (Name of Record: Minnora Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Calhoun
Lat: 38.7195369     Lon: -81.1001123   [Map]
Elev: 258         Map Name: Chloe

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' 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 Minnora Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7195, Longitude: -81.1001     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Minnora Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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