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The location of Murdock Cemetery









A visit to the Murdock Cemetery ...

The location of the Murdock 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 Murdock Cemetery ...

The Murdock Cemetery is located in Kanawha County. The county seat for Kanawha County is located in Charleston.

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

Lat:   38.4159°   (38° 24' 57")

Lon:   -81.3532°   (-81° 21' 11")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 47 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Murdock Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Blakley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Canterbury Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Casey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Chandler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Clendenin Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Cummings Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Murdock Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2558225<4>
 
Deer Run - Keaton - Myers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Deverick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Gandee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Given Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Harper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Harper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Hayes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Hayes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Hindsman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Hinkle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Hunter Cemetery 2   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Hunter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Jarretts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Keffer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Koontz Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Murdock Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2135756
 
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Naylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
O Dell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Odell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Osborne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Perry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Proctor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Reamer Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Reynolds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Rock Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Rolling Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Rucker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Rummell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Sand Run Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Murdock Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #162737
 
Seabolt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Shamlin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Staats Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Vickers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Woody Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Murdock Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 30 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Murdock Cemetery.

Aarons   [Map]     Elkview   [Map]    
Airport Village   [Map]     Glasgow   [Map]    
Beech Glen   [Map]     Handley   [Map]    
Belle   [Map]     Hartland   [Map]    
Cabin Creek   [Map]     Hollygrove   [Map]    
Cannelton   [Map]     Kanawha City   [Map]    
Cedar Grove   [Map]     Malden   [Map]    
Charleston   [Map]     Marmet   [Map]    
Chesapeake   [Map]     Montgomery   [Map]    
Cicerone   [Map]     Pigeon   [Map]    
Clay   [Map]     Pinch   [Map]    
Clendenin   [Map]     Pratt   [Map]    
Coal Fork   [Map]     Sissonville   [Map]    
Dupont City   [Map]     Smithers   [Map]    
East Bank   [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 Murdock Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Kanawha County.

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

Belle   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Charleston   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Clay   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Clendenin   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Murdock Cemetery
 
Montgomery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of the Murdock Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

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

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Kanawha County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Gallia County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
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Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Meigs County (OH):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Boone County:     Cyndi's
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Braxton County:     Cyndi's
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Cabell County:     Cyndi's
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Calhoun County:     Cyndi's
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Clay County:     Cyndi's
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Fayette County:     Cyndi's
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Gilmer County:     Cyndi's
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Greenbrier County:     Cyndi's
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Jackson County:     Cyndi's
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Lincoln County:     Cyndi's
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Logan County:     Cyndi's
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Mason County:     Cyndi's
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Nicholas County:     Cyndi's
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Putnam County:     Cyndi's
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Raleigh County:     Cyndi's
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Ritchie County:     Cyndi's
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Roane County:     Cyndi's
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Summers 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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Wyoming County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Kanawha 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 Kanawha 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 Murdock 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 Murdock Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1544005   (Name of Record: Murdock Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Kanawha
Lat: 38.4159329     Lon: -81.3531731   [Map]
Elev: 369         Map Name: Clendenin

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Kanawha County: www.kanawha.us/

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 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 Murdock Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4159, Longitude: -81.3532     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Murdock Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or gone without an obvious trace.

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<4>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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