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The location of Prosperity Cemetery









A visit to the Prosperity Cemetery ...

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 Prosperity Cemetery ...

The Prosperity Cemetery is located in Mercer County. The county seat for Mercer County is located in Princeton.

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

Lat:   37.4066°   (37° 24' 23")

Lon:   -81.3179°   (-81° 19' 4")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 77 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<1> of the Prosperity Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Algoma Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wyoming County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Barnett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Belcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Belcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Belcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Belcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Belcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Bell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Bryant Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Butt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Butt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Coffee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Coopers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Davidson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Davidson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Delp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Dillon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Donley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Doyle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Green Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Tazewell County (VA)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Green Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Tazewell County (VA)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Hale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Harless Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Herndon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Hollinsworth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Holt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Isaac Bell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Lambert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Little Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Matoaka Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Miles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Mitchem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wyoming County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Mohawk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Mohawk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Mohawk Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Tazewell County (VA)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Mohawk Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Tazewell County (VA)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Mt. Herman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Mt. Tabor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Music Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Tazewell County (VA)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Neal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Owens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Page Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Tazewell County (VA)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Patterson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Pocahontas Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Tazewell County (VA)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Poe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Powell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Restlawn Memorial Estate   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Robinett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Rotenberry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wyoming County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Rutherford Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Tazewell County (VA)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Rye Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
St. Peters Lutheran Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Wythe County (VA)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Sandlick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Shrader Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Smith Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Swim Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Tazewell County (VA)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Tabor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Terry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Thomason Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Tiller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Wall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Wall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Witten Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Woodlawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Prosperity Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Prosperity Cemetery.

Abbs Valley (VA)   [Map]     Keystone   [Map]    
Anawalt   [Map]     Kimball   [Map]    
Bluefield   [Map]     Matoaka   [Map]    
Bluefield (VA)   [Map]     Montcalm   [Map]    
Boissevain (VA)   [Map]     Mullens   [Map]    
Bramwell   [Map]     Northfork   [Map]    
Bud   [Map]     Pocahontas (VA)   [Map]    
Coopers   [Map]     Princeton   [Map]    
Edison   [Map]     Rhodell   [Map]    
Elkhorn   [Map]     Thorpe   [Map]    
Gary   [Map]     Welch   [Map]    
Johnston Town   [Map]     Weyanoke   [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 Prosperity Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Mercer County.

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

Bluefield   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Keystone   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Matoaka   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Mullens   [Map]
 - Located in Wyoming County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Princeton   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Prosperity Cemetery
 
Welch   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of the Prosperity Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin 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 Prosperity Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Mercer County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Pike County (KY):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
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Bland County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Buchanan County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Carroll County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Craig County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Giles County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Grayson County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Montgomery County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Pulaski County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Radford City (VA):     Cyndi's
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Russell County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Smyth County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Tazewell County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Washington County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Wythe County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Boone County:     Cyndi's
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Kanawha 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 Mercer 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 Mercer 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 Prosperity 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 Prosperity Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1545290   (Name of Record: Prosperity Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Mercer
Lat: 37.4065046     Lon: -81.317601   [Map]
Elev: 975         Map Name: Crumpler

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Prosperity Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4066, Longitude: -81.3179     [Map].

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