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(Raleigh County, West Virginia)


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Profile for the Turner Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Turner 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 ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Turner Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<2> website: The Turner Cemetery (FAG ID #80138)

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 Turner Cemetery...

The Turner Cemetery is located in Raleigh County. The county seat for Raleigh County is located in Beckley.

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

Lat:   37.8287°   (37° 49' 43")

Lon:   -81.2954°   (-81° 17' 43")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Turner Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<3>

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Beckley   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Oak Hill   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Sophia   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Turner Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 71 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Turner Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Aliff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Athey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Biggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Turner Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #77796
 
Calfee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Turner Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2142081
 
Cannaday Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Cantley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Chambers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Turner Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #77981
 
Clay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Clay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Cook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Covey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Daniel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Daniel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Daniels Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Davis - Bailey Homestead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Turner Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<5>
 
Dillon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Dunbar Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Ewing Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Flashman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Henderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Lafferty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Lively Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Lucas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Maynor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Maynor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Maynor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Turner Cemetery
 
McDonald Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Turner Cemetery
 
McGinnis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Meadows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Mt. Tabor Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Mt. TaborCemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Pax Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Rorrer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Rorrer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Turner Cemetery
 
St. Sebastians Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Sarrett - Lemon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Shepard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Snuffer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Snuffer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Stover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Stover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Stover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Sunset Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Sutphin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Sweeney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Tabor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Teel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Turner Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2442963
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Trail Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Trump Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Trump Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Tulliver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Tyree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Turner Cemetery
 
W.T. Warden Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Turner Cemetery
 
William Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Wills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Wiseman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Workman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Workman Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Turner Cemetery
 
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Turner Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Turner Cemetery.

Arnett   [Map]Fairdale   [Map]Pax   [Map]
Beaver   [Map]Harper   [Map]Piney View   [Map]
Beckley   [Map]Harvey   [Map]Prosperity   [Map]
Bradley   [Map]Lester   [Map]Sophia   [Map]
Clifftop   [Map]Mabscott   [Map]Stanaford   [Map]
Coal City   [Map]MacArthur   [Map]Tilden   [Map]
Crab Orchard   [Map]Mount Hope   [Map]Tolleys   [Map]
Daniels   [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 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 - 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 Turner Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Raleigh County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Pike County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bland County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Buchanan County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Giles 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    
Clay 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    
Lincoln 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      
Putnam County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Roane County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Summers 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 Raleigh County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for West Virginia
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for West Virginia
Find-A-Grave:     The Turner Cemetery (FAG ID #80138)
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Raleigh 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 Turner Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Turner Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Turner Cemetery elsewhere. 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 Turner Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1548378   (Name of Record: Turner Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Raleigh
Lat: 37.8287236     Lon: -81.2953819   [Map]
Elev: 608         Map Name: Eccles

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #80138

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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: 37.8287, Longitude: -81.2954     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Turner Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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<2>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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<3>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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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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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<5>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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