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The location of Silent Grove Cemetery









A visit to the Silent Grove Cemetery ...

The location of the Silent Grove 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 Silent Grove Cemetery ...

The Silent Grove Cemetery is located in Barbour County. The county seat for Barbour County is located in Philippi.

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

Lat:   39.1257°   (39° 7' 32")

Lon:   -80.0027°   (-80° 0' 9")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 22 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Silent Grove Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Audra Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Silent Grove Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2338500<3>
 
Barbour Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Silent Grove Cemetery
 
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Silent Grove Cemetery
 
Booth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Silent Grove Cemetery
 
Elliott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Silent Grove Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Silent Grove Cemetery
 
Holbert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Silent Grove Cemetery
 
Jerusalem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Silent Grove Cemetery
 
Lovett Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Silent Grove Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2398672
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Silent Grove Cemetery
 
Mt. Tabor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Silent Grove Cemetery
 
Norris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Silent Grove Cemetery
 
Nutter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Silent Grove Cemetery
 
Old Quaker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Silent Grove Cemetery
 
Old Rights Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Silent Grove Cemetery
 
Olive Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Silent Grove Cemetery
 
Pitman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Silent Grove Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Silent Grove Cemetery
 
Redabaugh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Upshur County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Silent Grove Cemetery
 
Sayre Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Silent Grove Cemetery
 
Taylor Drain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Silent Grove Cemetery
 
Welch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Silent Grove Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Silent Grove Cemetery.

Adaland   [Map]     Junior   [Map]    
Audra   [Map]     Knottsville   [Map]    
Belington   [Map]     Leadsville   [Map]    
Berryburg   [Map]     Montrose   [Map]    
Buckhannon   [Map]     Philippi   [Map]    
Elk City   [Map]     Tigheville   [Map]    
Excelsior   [Map]     Union   [Map]    
Fetterman   [Map]     Valley Bend   [Map]    
Flemington   [Map]     Wellington Heights   [Map]    
Gormley   [Map]     Womelsdorf   [Map]    
Grafton   [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 Silent Grove Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Barbour County.

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

Belington   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Silent Grove Cemetery
 
Bridgeport   [Map]
 - Located in Harrison County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Silent Grove Cemetery
 
Buckhannon   [Map]
 - Located in Upshur County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Silent Grove Cemetery
 
Elkins   [Map]
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Silent Grove Cemetery
 
Fetterman   [Map]
 - Located in Taylor County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of the Silent Grove Cemetery
 
Grafton   [Map]
 - Located in Taylor County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of the Silent Grove Cemetery
 
Parsons   [Map]
 - Located in Tucker County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of the Silent Grove Cemetery
 
Philippi   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Silent Grove Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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 Silent Grove Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Barbour County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Garrett County (MD):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fayette County (PA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Greene County (PA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Highland County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Braxton 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
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Marion County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Marshall County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Mineral County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Monongalia County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pendleton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pocahontas County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Preston County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
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
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tyler County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Upshur County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Webster County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
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 Barbour 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 Barbour 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 Silent Grove 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 Silent Grove Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #2586259   (Name of Record: Silent Grove Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Barbour
Lat: 39.125744     Lon: -80.0026617   [Map]
Map Name: Philippi

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Silent Grove Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1257, Longitude: -80.0027     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Silent Grove 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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