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(Summers County, West Virginia)


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The location of Snider Cemetery

 
 

Profile for the Snider Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Snider Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

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 Snider Cemetery...

The Snider Cemetery is located in Summers County. The county seat for Summers County is located in Hinton.

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

Lat:   37.5783°   (37° 34' 41")

Lon:   -80.9246°   (-80° 55' 28")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Snider Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Snider Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Summers County.

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

Alderson   [Map]
 - Located in Greenbrier County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Snider Cemetery
 
Beckley   [Map]
 - Located in Raleigh County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Snider Cemetery
 
Hinton   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Snider Cemetery
 
Matoaka   [Map]
 - Located in Mercer County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Snider Cemetery
 
Pearisburg   [Map]
 - Located in Giles County (VA)
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Snider Cemetery
 
Princeton   [Map]
 - Located in Mercer County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Snider Cemetery
 
Sophia   [Map]
 - Located in Raleigh County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Snider Cemetery
 
Union   [Map]
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) of the Snider Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 22 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Snider Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adkins Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Snider Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<4>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2454122<5>
 
Barton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Snider Cemetery
 
Camp Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Raleigh County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Snider Cemetery
 
Cashes Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mercer County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Snider Cemetery
 
Dunns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mercer County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Snider Cemetery
 
Fairview Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Snider Cemetery
 
Farley Farm Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Snider Cemetery
 
Greenbrier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Snider Cemetery
 
Hatcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mercer County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Snider Cemetery
 
Hatcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mercer County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Snider Cemetery
 
Hilltop Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Snider Cemetery
 
Huffman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Snider Cemetery
 
Lilly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Raleigh County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of the Snider Cemetery
 
Lilly - Crews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Snider Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1960819
 
Meador Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mercer County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Snider Cemetery
 
Meadows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Raleigh County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Snider Cemetery
 
Meadows Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Raleigh County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Snider Cemetery
 
Mt. Carman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Snider Cemetery
 
New Hope Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Snider Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Snider Cemetery
 
Restwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Snider Cemetery
 
Upland Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Snider Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1987563

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 34 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Snider Cemetery.

Alderson   [Map]Forest Hill   [Map]Pearisburg (VA)   [Map]
Athens   [Map]Glen Lyn (VA)   [Map]Peterstown   [Map]
Ballard   [Map]Hinton   [Map]Princeton   [Map]
Beaver   [Map]Johnston Town   [Map]Rhodell   [Map]
Beckley   [Map]Jumping Branch   [Map]Rich Creek (VA)   [Map]
Bellepoint   [Map]Mabscott   [Map]Royal   [Map]
Bluff City (VA)   [Map]MacArthur   [Map]Shady Spring   [Map]
Clifftop   [Map]Matoaka   [Map]Sophia   [Map]
Coal City   [Map]Meadow Bridge   [Map]Stanaford   [Map]
Crab Orchard   [Map]Narrows (VA)   [Map]Tilden   [Map]
Daniels   [Map]Oakvale   [Map]Union   [Map]
Eastgulf   [Map]Old Mill Village   [Map] 

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 Snider Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Summers County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Alleghany County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bland County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Botetourt County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Buchanan County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Craig County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Floyd County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Giles County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Montgomery County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pulaski County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Radford City (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Roanoke County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Smyth County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tazewell County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wythe County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Boone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greenbrier County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kanawha County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Logan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
McDowell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mercer County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mingo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nicholas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Pocahontas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Raleigh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wyoming County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Summers 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

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 Snider 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 Snider Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #2586365   (Name of Record: Snider Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Summers
Lat: 37.578287     Lon: -80.9245568   [Map]
Map Name: Pipestem

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Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5783, Longitude: -80.9246     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Snider Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Snider Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>This 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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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<5>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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