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(Tucker County, West Virginia)


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Profile for the Teter Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Teter 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 seven sections:

The Location of the Teter Cemetery...

The Teter Cemetery is located in Tucker County. The county seat for Tucker County is located in Parsons.

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

Lat:   39.0021°   (39° 0' 7")

Lon:   -79.5431°   (-79° 32' 35")

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

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Teter Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  Teter Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Belington   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the West (W) of the Teter Cemetery
 - Located in Barbour County
 
Beverly   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Teter Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 
Davis   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Teter Cemetery
 
Elkins   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Teter Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 
Franklin   [Map]
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Teter Cemetery
 - Located in Pendleton County
 
Parsons   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Teter Cemetery
 
Petersburg   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East (E) of the Teter Cemetery
 - Located in Grant County
 
Thomas   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Teter Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

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

Buena Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Teter Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2251488<4>
 
Collett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Teter Cemetery
 
Cortland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Teter Cemetery
 
Fansler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Teter Cemetery
 
Flanagan Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Teter Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2255172
 
Flanagan Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Teter Cemetery
 
Goff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Teter Cemetery
 
Kerns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Teter Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 
McNeely Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Teter Cemetery
 
Rose Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Teter Cemetery
 
Thomas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Teter Cemetery
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Teter Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Teter Cemetery.

Arthur   [Map]Circleville   [Map]Montrose   [Map]
Aurora   [Map]Davis   [Map]Parsons   [Map]
Bayard   [Map]Elkins   [Map]Petersburg   [Map]
Belington   [Map]Hambleton   [Map]Red House (MD)   [Map]
Beverly   [Map]Harman   [Map]Rowlesburg   [Map]
Brushy Run   [Map]Hendricks   [Map]Thomas   [Map]
Canaan Valley   [Map]Junior   [Map]Valley Bend   [Map]
Canfield   [Map]Leadsville   [Map]Womelsdorf   [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 begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 Teter Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Tucker County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Allegany County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Garrett County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Highland County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rockbridge County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Rockingham County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shenandoah County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Grant County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hampshire County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hardy County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harrison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lewis County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mineral County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monongalia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pendleton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pocahontas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Preston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Taylor County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Upshur County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Webster County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Tucker 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 Teter 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 Teter Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1689417   (Name of Record: Teter Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tucker
Lat: 39.0020532     Lon: -79.5431107   [Map]
Elev: 664         Map Name: Mozark Mountain

Other Roadside Stops ...



Communities in West Virginia

About Tucker County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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: 39.0021, Longitude: -79.5431     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Teter Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Teter 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 'point-to-point' distance starting 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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