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Profile for the Wilson Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Wilson 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 Wilson Cemetery...

The Wilson Cemetery is located in Marion County. The county seat for Marion County is located in Fairmont.

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

Lat:   39.6029°   (39° 36' 10")

Lon:   -80.1984°   (-80° 11' 54")

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

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

Fairmont   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Hundred   [Map]
 - Located in Wetzel County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Mannington   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Morgantown   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Westover   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Worthington   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Wilson Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 65 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Wilson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Ammons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Arnettsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Barb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Barrackman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Barrackville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Barrickman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Bennefield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Berry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Brewer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Chisler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Conner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Core Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Daybrook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Eddy Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Efaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Foley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Freeland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Gilboa Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Hagans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Haught Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Hawkinberry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Henderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Highland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Holbert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Holy Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Hood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Hoodsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Lemley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2323130<4>
 
Lough - Teagarden - Cordray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Marshall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
McCoy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
McCurdysville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Meyers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Ministers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Minor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Miracle Run Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Mooresville Church of Christ Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Olive - Tennant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #854708
 
Olive United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Parker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Piles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Pitcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Snider Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Snider Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Snoderly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Sunny View Acres Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Tennant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Tennant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Tennant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Tennant Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Thomas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Thomas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Toothman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
View Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Yost Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Yost Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wilson Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Wilson Cemetery.

Arnettsville   [Map]Farmington   [Map]Morgantown   [Map]
Baker Ridge   [Map]Garden Village   [Map]Pleasant Valley   [Map]
Barrackville   [Map]Grant Town   [Map]Pleasant View   [Map]
Blacksville   [Map]Granville   [Map]Rivesville   [Map]
Cassville   [Map]Helens Run   [Map]Smithtown   [Map]
Enterprise   [Map]Hundred   [Map]Star City   [Map]
Fairmont   [Map]Mannington   [Map]Westover   [Map]
Fairview   [Map]Monongah   [Map]Whitehall   [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 Wilson Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Marion County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Garrett County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Belmont County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Allegheny County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Somerset County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Westmoreland County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Brooke 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    
Grant 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    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monongalia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ohio County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pleasants 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    
Ritchie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Taylor County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tucker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tyler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Upshur County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wetzel County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Marion 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 Marion 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 Wilson 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 Wilson Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1549213   (Name of Record: Wilson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Marion
Lat: 39.6028593     Lon: -80.1984092   [Map]
Elev: 351         Map Name: Grant Town

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Marion County: www.marioncountywv.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: 39.6029, Longitude: -80.1984     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Wilson Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Wilson 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 beginning in . 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>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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