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(Berkeley County, West Virginia)


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The location of Old Stone Bridge Cemetery

 
 

Profile for the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

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.

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The Location of the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery...

The Old Stone Bridge Cemetery is located in Berkeley County. The county seat for Berkeley County is located in Martinsburg.

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

Lat:   39.4454°   (39° 26' 43")

Lon:   -77.9267°   (-77° 55' 36")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Berkeley County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery.

Charles Town   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery
 
Harpers Ferry   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery
 
Keedysville   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (MD)
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery
 
Martinsburg   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery
 
Ranson   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery
 
Sharpsburg   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (MD)
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery
 
Shepherdstown   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery
 
Williamsport   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (MD)
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 28 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Arden United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1968375<4>
 
Butler Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery
 
Darkesville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery
 
Douglas Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery
 
Elmwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery
 
Green Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery
 
Hebrew Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery
 
James M Van Metre Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery
 
Kearneysville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery
 
Light Cemetery #1   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery
 
Mt. Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery
 
Mt. Wesley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery
 
Norborne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery
 
Old German Lutheran Reformed Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery
 
Old Norbourne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery
 
Pitzers Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery
 
Pleasant View Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery
 
Providence Quaker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery
 
Reformed Graveyard   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery
 
Rosedale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery
 
St. Josephs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery
 
Shepherds Graveyard   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery
 
Smoketown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery
 
Sprinkle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<5>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2392115
 
Tuscarora Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery
 
Vancleveville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Stone Bridge 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 Old Stone Bridge Cemetery.

Arden   [Map]Eakles Mills (MD)   [Map]Martinsburg   [Map]
Baker Heights   [Map]Fairplay (MD)   [Map]Ranson   [Map]
Bardane   [Map]Falling Waters   [Map]Saint James Village (MD)   [Map]
Bedington   [Map]Harpers Ferry   [Map]Saint James (MD)   [Map]
Big Pool (MD)   [Map]Hedgesville   [Map]Scrabble   [Map]
Bolivar   [Map]Inwood   [Map]Sharpsburg (MD)   [Map]
Breathedsville (MD)   [Map]Jefferson Village   [Map]Shepherdstown   [Map]
Bunker Hill   [Map]Keedysville (MD)   [Map]Williamsport (MD)   [Map]
Charles Town   [Map]Lower Town   [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 begin 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 - you should note 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 Old Stone Bridge Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Berkeley County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Allegany County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Frederick County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Montgomery County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Washington County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Adams County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bedford County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cumberland County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fulton County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Huntingdon County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clarke County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fairfax County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fauquier County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Frederick County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Loudoun County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Prince William County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rappahannock County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shenandoah County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Warren County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Winchester City (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Hampshire County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hardy County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mineral County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Berkeley 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,     of Berkeley 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 Old Stone Bridge 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 Old Stone Bridge Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1727619   (Name of Record: Old Stone Bridge Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Berkeley
Lat: 39.4453768     Lon: -77.9266638   [Map]
Elev: 114         Map Name: Martinsburg

Other Roadside Stops ...



Communities in West Virginia

About Berkeley County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Berkeley County: www.berkeleycountycomm.org/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4454, Longitude: -77.9267     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Old Stone Bridge Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Old Stone Bridge Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>This 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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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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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<5>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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