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The location of Stainaker Cemetery









A visit to the Stainaker Cemetery ...

The location of the Stainaker 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 Stainaker Cemetery ...

The Stainaker Cemetery is located in Randolph County. The county seat for Randolph County is located in Elkins.

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

Lat:   38.5743°   (38° 34' 27")

Lon:   -80.0923°   (-80° 5' 32")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 12 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Stainaker Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Cowger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Stainaker Cemetery
 
Ft. Milroy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Stainaker Cemetery
 
Helvetia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Stainaker Cemetery
 
Hicks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Stainaker Cemetery
 
Meadowland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Webster County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Stainaker Cemetery
 
Old Brick Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Stainaker Cemetery
 
Pickens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Stainaker Cemetery
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Stainaker Cemetery
 
Pt. Mountain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Webster County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Stainaker Cemetery
 
Simmons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Stainaker Cemetery
 
Varner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pocahontas County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of the Stainaker Cemetery
 
Ware Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Stainaker Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

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

Addison   [Map]     Hacker Valley   [Map]    
Beverly   [Map]     Helvetia   [Map]    
Cass   [Map]     Huttonsville   [Map]    
Cleveland   [Map]     Mill Creek   [Map]    
Durbin   [Map]     Mingo   [Map]    
Edray   [Map]     Slaty Fork   [Map]    
Excelsior   [Map]     Thornwood   [Map]    
Frank   [Map]     Thorny Creek   [Map]    
Goshen   [Map]     Wilsontown   [Map]    
Green Bank   [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 Stainaker Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Randolph County.

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

Beverly   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Stainaker Cemetery
 
Marlinton   [Map]
 - Located in Pocahontas County
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South (S) of the Stainaker 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 - you should note 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 Stainaker Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Randolph County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Alleghany County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Augusta County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bath County (VA):     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

 
Greenbrier 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

 
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

 
Taylor County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tucker 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

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Randolph 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 Randolph 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 Stainaker 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 Stainaker Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1553037   (Name of Record: Stainaker Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Randolph
Lat: 38.574278     Lon: -80.092293   [Map]
Elev: 964         Map Name: Valley Head

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Randolph 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 '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 Stainaker Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5743, Longitude: -80.0923     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Stainaker Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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