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The location of Smith Cemetery









A visit to the Smith Cemetery ...

The location of the Smith 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 Smith Cemetery ...

The Smith Cemetery is located in Roane County. The county seat for Roane County is located in Spencer.

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

Lat:   38.7643°   (38° 45' 51")

Lon:   -81.2646°   (-81° 15' 52")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 61 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Smith Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Arnoldsburg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Bays Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Bays Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Bee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Bower Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Brannon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Carpenter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Chewning Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Clover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Smith Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #78031<3>
 
Coe - Holland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Craig Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Depue Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Dry Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Eplin Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Eventide Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Ferrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Ferrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Fink Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Gibson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Greathouse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Hascue Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Hays Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Hershberger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Husk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Kincaid Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Looney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Looney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Smith Cemetery
 
McKown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Meadows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Meadows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Millerville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Monroe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Round Knob Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Simmons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Spencer Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Stalman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Starcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Starcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Stone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Summerfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Summerfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Swank Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Tanner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Tariff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Triplett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Vineyard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Ward Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Watson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Wayne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Wayne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Weaver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Webb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Young Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Smith Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Smith Cemetery.

Aarons   [Map]     Hartland   [Map]    
Arnoldsburg   [Map]     Kentuck   [Map]    
Burning Springs   [Map]     Mudfork   [Map]    
Cicerone   [Map]     Odaville   [Map]    
Clay   [Map]     Orma   [Map]    
Clem   [Map]     Peewee   [Map]    
Clendenin   [Map]     Reedy   [Map]    
Elizabeth   [Map]     Ripley   [Map]    
Flint Town   [Map]     Spencer   [Map]    
Grantsville   [Map]     Valley Fork   [Map]    
Harrison   [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 Smith Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Roane County.

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

Clay   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Clendenin   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Elizabeth   [Map]
 - Located in Wirt County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Glenville   [Map]
 - Located in Gilmer County
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Grantsville   [Map]
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Reedy   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Spencer   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Smith 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 professional and volunteer 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 Smith Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Roane County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Athens County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
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Genealogy
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Gallia County (OH):     Cyndi's
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Meigs County (OH):     Cyndi's
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Washington County (OH):     Cyndi's
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Boone County:     Cyndi's
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Braxton County:     Cyndi's
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Cabell County:     Cyndi's
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Calhoun County:     Cyndi's
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Clay County:     Cyndi's
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Doddridge County:     Cyndi's
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Fayette County:     Cyndi's
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Gilmer County:     Cyndi's
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Harrison County:     Cyndi's
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Jackson County:     Cyndi's
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Kanawha County:     Cyndi's
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Lewis County:     Cyndi's
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Lincoln County:     Cyndi's
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Mason County:     Cyndi's
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Nicholas County:     Cyndi's
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Pleasants County:     Cyndi's
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Putnam County:     Cyndi's
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Ritchie County:     Cyndi's
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Tyler County:     Cyndi's
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Upshur County:     Cyndi's
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Webster County:     Cyndi's
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Wirt County:     Cyndi's
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Wood County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Roane 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 Roane 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 Smith 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 Smith Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1546977   (Name of Record: Smith Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Roane
Lat: 38.7642562     Lon: -81.2645627   [Map]
Elev: 383         Map Name: Spencer

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 '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 Smith Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7643, Longitude: -81.2646     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Smith 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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