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Profile for the Mt. Olivet Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Mt. Olivet Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Mt. Olivet Cemetery (FAG ID #79301)

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.

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The Location of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery...

The Mt. Olivet Cemetery is located in Wood County. The county seat for Wood County is located in Parkersburg.

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

Lat:   39.2765°   (39° 16' 35")

Lon:   -81.5284°   (-81° 31' 42")

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Wood County.

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

Belpre   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (OH)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the West (W) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Elizabeth   [Map]
 - Located in Wirt County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Lowell   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (OH)
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Marietta   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (OH)
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Parkersburg   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Williamstown   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 68 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Arlington Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Bethel Presbyterian Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Butcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Caplinger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Cedarville Cemetery (OH)   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (OH)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Chichester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Creel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Creel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Creel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Deem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Dunham Cemetery (OH)   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (OH)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Edelen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Farrow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Farson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Foley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Grant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Harkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Harper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Hiatt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Holliday Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Hopkins Cemetery (OH)   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (OH)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
IOOF Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Kanawha United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2298019
 
Kincheloe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Lubeck Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Maddox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Mathews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Mayo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
McPherson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Morrison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Mt. Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Mt. Moriah Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Neale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Ogden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Parkersburg Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Pleasant View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Posey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Pugh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Red Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Richards Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
River Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Riverview Cemetery (OH)   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (OH)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Riverview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Rockland Cemetery (OH)   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (OH)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Rosemar United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Ross - McCardle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Ruble Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Sams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Spencer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Spencer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Spring Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Sunset Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Tavenner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Tracewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Tracewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Uhl Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Vandevier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Varner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2338118
 
Vaughn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Way Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

Belpre (OH)   [Map]Mineral Acres   [Map]Redbush (OH)   [Map]
Blennerhassett   [Map]Mineral Wells   [Map]Sandhill (OH)   [Map]
Boaz   [Map]North Hills   [Map]Slate   [Map]
Kanawha   [Map]Parkers Towne   [Map]Vienna   [Map]
Lubeck   [Map]Parkersburg   [Map]Washington   [Map]
Marietta (OH)   [Map]Pleasant View   [Map]Williamstown   [Map]

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 Mt. Olivet Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Wood County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Athens County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Belmont County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gallia County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Guernsey County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hocking County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Meigs County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Muskingum County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Noble County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Vinton County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Braxton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Doddridge County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gilmer County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kanawha County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lewis County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mason County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pleasants County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Putnam County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ritchie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Roane County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tyler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wetzel County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wirt County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Wood County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for West Virginia
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for West Virginia
Find-A-Grave:     The Mt. Olivet Cemetery (FAG ID #79301)
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Wood 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 Mt. Olivet Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Mt. Olivet Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery elsewhere. 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 Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1543727   (Name of Record: Mount Olivet Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Wood
Lat: 39.2761861     Lon: -81.5287345   [Map]
Elev: 214         Map Name: Parkersburg

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #79301

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Wood County: www.woodcountywv.com/

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in . A straight line distance ignores things 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 Mt. Olivet Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2765, Longitude: -81.5284     [Map].

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