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The location of Reed Cemetery









A visit to the Reed Cemetery ...

The location of the Reed 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 Reed Cemetery ...

The Reed Cemetery is located in Upshur County. The county seat for Upshur County is located in Buckhannon.

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

Lat:   38.9229°   (38° 55' 22")

Lon:   -80.1751°   (-80° 10' 30")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 24 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Reed Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Reed Cemetery
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Reed Cemetery
 
Beechtown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Reed Cemetery
 
Buckhannon Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Reed Cemetery
 
Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Reed Cemetery
 
Durrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Barbour County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Reed Cemetery
 
Hampton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Reed Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2139613<3>
 
Heavner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Reed Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #78644
 
Lanham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Reed Cemetery
 
Long Run Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Reed Cemetery
 
Maher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Reed Cemetery
 
Marple Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Reed Cemetery
 
McDermott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Reed Cemetery
 
Mt. Nebo Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Reed Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2181339
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Reed Cemetery
 
Oakington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Reed Cemetery
 
Oldaker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Reed Cemetery
 
Redabaugh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Reed Cemetery
 
Reger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Reed Cemetery
 
Rohrbough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Reed Cemetery
 
Simmons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Reed Cemetery
 
Slab Camp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Reed Cemetery
 
Tenmile Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Reed Cemetery
 
Upshur County Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Reed Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 28 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Reed Cemetery.

Audra   [Map]     Hoover Town   [Map]    
Belington   [Map]     Huttonsville   [Map]    
Beverly   [Map]     Jane Lew   [Map]    
Buckhannon   [Map]     Junior   [Map]    
Cleveland   [Map]     Leadsville   [Map]    
Cox Town   [Map]     Mill Creek   [Map]    
Elk City   [Map]     Philippi   [Map]    
Elkins   [Map]     Tigheville   [Map]    
Excelsior   [Map]     Union   [Map]    
Frenchton   [Map]     Valley Bend   [Map]    
Garton Village   [Map]     Wellington Heights   [Map]    
Gormley   [Map]     Weston   [Map]    
Goshen   [Map]     Wilsontown   [Map]    
Helvetia   [Map]     Womelsdorf   [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 Reed Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Upshur County.

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

Belington   [Map]
 - Located in Barbour County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Reed Cemetery
 
Beverly   [Map]
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Reed Cemetery
 
Buckhannon   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Reed Cemetery
 
Elkins   [Map]
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of the Reed Cemetery
 
Philippi   [Map]
 - Located in Barbour County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Reed Cemetery
 
Weston   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Reed 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 offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although 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 Reed Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Upshur County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Garrett County (MD):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Highland County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Barbour County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Braxton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Calhoun County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clay County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Doddridge County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Gilmer County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Grant County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Harrison County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lewis County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Marion County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Monongalia County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Nicholas County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pendleton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pocahontas County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Preston County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Randolph County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Ritchie County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Taylor County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Tucker County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Tyler County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Webster County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Wetzel County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Upshur 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 Upshur 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 Reed 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 Reed Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1545480   (Name of Record: Reed Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Upshur
Lat: 38.9228789     Lon: -80.1750804   [Map]
Elev: 570         Map Name: Buckhannon

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in West Virginia

About Upshur County

About West Virginia

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' (or point-to-point) distance. 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 Reed Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9229, Longitude: -80.1751     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Reed Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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