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The location of Rexroach Cemetery









A visit to the Rexroach Cemetery ...

The location of the Rexroach 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 Rexroach Cemetery ...

The Rexroach Cemetery is located in Ritchie County. The county seat for Ritchie County is located in Harrisville.

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

Lat:   39.2381°   (39° 14' 17")

Lon:   -81.2257°   (-81° 13' 32")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 28 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Rexroach Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Calcutta Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pleasants County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rexroach Cemetery
 
Douglas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Rexroach Cemetery
 
Elfritz Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Rexroach Cemetery
 
Everly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wood County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Rexroach Cemetery
 
Fairmont Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Rexroach Cemetery
 
Farr Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wood County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Rexroach Cemetery
 
Goose Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Rexroach Cemetery
 
Greenhill Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wood County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Rexroach Cemetery
 
Heck Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Rexroach Cemetery
 
IOOF Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Rexroach Cemetery
 
Ingram Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rexroach Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wood County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Rexroach Cemetery
 
Lamb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Rexroach Cemetery
 
Layfields Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Rexroach Cemetery
 
Lynch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rexroach Cemetery
 
Mason Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Rexroach Cemetery
 
McMullen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wood County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rexroach Cemetery
 
Metz Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Rexroach Cemetery
 
Middle Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wood County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rexroach Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wood County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Rexroach Cemetery
 
Newland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wood County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Rexroach Cemetery
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Rexroach Cemetery
 
Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wood County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Rexroach Cemetery
 
Rizer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wood County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Rexroach Cemetery
 
Schultz Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pleasants County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Rexroach Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2372571<3>
 
Six Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rexroach Cemetery
 
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Rexroach Cemetery
 
Swisher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Rexroach Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Rexroach Cemetery.

Belmont   [Map]     Mineral Acres   [Map]    
Boaz   [Map]     Mineral Wells   [Map]    
Burning Springs   [Map]     North Hills   [Map]    
Cairo   [Map]     Parkers Towne   [Map]    
Cantwell   [Map]     Parkersburg   [Map]    
Elizabeth   [Map]     Pennsboro   [Map]    
Ellenboro   [Map]     Pleasant View   [Map]    
Freeport   [Map]     Pullman   [Map]    
Greencastle   [Map]     Saint Marys   [Map]    
Harrisville   [Map]     Sandhill (OH)   [Map]    
Hebron   [Map]     Slate   [Map]    
Kanawha   [Map]     Vienna   [Map]    
Marietta (OH)   [Map]     Williamstown   [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 Rexroach Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Ritchie County.

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

Cairo   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rexroach Cemetery
 
Elizabeth   [Map]
 - Located in Wirt County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Rexroach Cemetery
 
Harrisville   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rexroach Cemetery
 
Marietta   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (OH)
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rexroach Cemetery
 
Parkersburg   [Map]
 - Located in Wood County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of the Rexroach Cemetery
 
Pennsboro   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Rexroach Cemetery
 
Saint Marys   [Map]
 - Located in Pleasants County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Rexroach Cemetery
 
Williamstown   [Map]
 - Located in Wood County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rexroach 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 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 Rexroach Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Ritchie County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Athens County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Belmont County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Gallia County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Guernsey County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Meigs County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Monroe County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Morgan County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Muskingum County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Noble County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Perry County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Braxton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Calhoun County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Clay County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Doddridge County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Gilmer County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Harrison County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Kanawha County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lewis County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Marion County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Marshall County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Mason County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Pleasants County:     Cyndi's
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Putnam County:     Cyndi's
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Roane County:     Cyndi's
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Tyler County:     Cyndi's
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Wetzel County:     Cyndi's
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Wirt County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Wood County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Ritchie 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 Ritchie 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 Rexroach 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 Rexroach Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1545515   (Name of Record: Rexroach Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Ritchie
Lat: 39.2381322     Lon: -81.2256691   [Map]
Elev: 223         Map Name: Cairo

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Ritchie 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 Rexroach Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2381, Longitude: -81.2257     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Rexroach 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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