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Profile for the Tavenner Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Tavenner 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.

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The Location of the Tavenner Cemetery...

The Tavenner Cemetery is located in Wood County. The county seat for Wood County is located in Parkersburg.

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

Lat:   39.2548°   (39° 15' 17")

Lon:   -81.5507°   (-81° 33' 2")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Tavenner 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 Tavenner Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Wood County.

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

Belpre   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (OH)
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Elizabeth   [Map]
 - Located in Wirt County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Lowell   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (OH)
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Marietta   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (OH)
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Parkersburg   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Williamstown   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Tavenner Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 75 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Tavenner Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Arlington Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Barnes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Beckwith Cemetery #1   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Burd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Butcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Caplinger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Cedarville Cemetery (OH)   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (OH)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Chichester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Compton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Corner Cemetery (OH)   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (OH)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Creel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Creel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Creel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Deem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Dils Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Dunham Cemetery (OH)   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (OH)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Edelen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Fairview Methodist Episcopal Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Farrow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Farson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Graham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Harkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Harper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Hiatt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Hopkins Cemetery (OH)   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (OH)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Hupp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
IOOF Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Kanawha United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2298019<4>
 
Kincheloe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Lubeck Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Maddox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
McDougle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
McPherson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Morrison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Mt. Carmel Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Mt. Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Mt. Moriah Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Mt. Olivet Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #79301
 
Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Neal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Neale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Ogden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Parkersburg Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Pleasant View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Posey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Red Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Reeder Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Richards Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
River Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Riverview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Rockland Cemetery (OH)   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (OH)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Rosemar United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Ross - McCardle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Ruble Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
St. Xaviers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Sams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Spencer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Spencer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Spring Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Stephens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Sunset Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Tracewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Tracewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Vandevier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Varner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2338118
 
Vaughn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Way Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Woodyard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Tavenner Cemetery
 
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Tavenner Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Tavenner Cemetery.

Belpre (OH)   [Map]Marietta (OH)   [Map]Pleasant View   [Map]
Blennerhassett   [Map]Mineral Acres   [Map]Redbush (OH)   [Map]
Boaz   [Map]Mineral Wells   [Map]Sandhill (OH)   [Map]
Greencastle   [Map]North Hills   [Map]Slate   [Map]
Kanawha   [Map]Parkers Towne   [Map]Vienna   [Map]
Lubeck   [Map]Parkersburg   [Map]Washington   [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 like to start with 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 Tavenner Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Wood County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Athens County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Belmont County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gallia County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Guernsey County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hocking County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Meigs County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Muskingum County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Noble County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Vinton County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Braxton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Doddridge County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gilmer County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kanawha County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lewis County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mason County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pleasants County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Putnam County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ritchie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Roane County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tyler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wetzel County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wirt County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Wood 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 Wood 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 Tavenner 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 Tavenner Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1556603   (Name of Record: Tavenner Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Wood
Lat: 39.2547973     Lon: -81.5506796   [Map]
Elev: 189         Map Name: Parkersburg

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Wood County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Wood County: www.woodcountywv.com/

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



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: 39.2548, Longitude: -81.5507     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Tavenner Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Tavenner 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' distance that starts in . 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.

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<4>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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