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(Jackson County, West Virginia)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Woodfell 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 Woodfell Cemetery...

The Woodfell Cemetery is located in Jackson County. The county seat for Jackson County is located in Ripley.

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

Lat:   38.7312°   (38° 43' 52")

Lon:   -81.5851°   (-81° 35' 6")

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

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

Buffalo   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<3> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 - Located in Putnam County
 
Clendenin   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 - Located in Kanawha County
 
Ravenswood   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Reedy   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 - Located in Roane County
 
Spencer   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 - Located in Roane County
 
Winfield   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 - Located in Putnam County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 68 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Woodfell Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Anderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Board Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Board Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Board Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Board Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 - Located in Roane County
 
Camelite Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Casto Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Casto Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Casto Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Casto - Crane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Centerview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Counts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Counts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Duff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Easter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Evans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Fairplain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Ferrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 - Located in Roane County
 
Fletcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Gandee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Gandee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 - Located in Roane County
 
Garrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Godby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Good Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Good Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Grass Lick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Hackney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Harper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 - Located in Roane County
 
Harpold Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Harpold Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Hatcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Hickory Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Holbert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Hunt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 - Located in Roane County
 
Kiser Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Kiser Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Litton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Litton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 - Located in Roane County
 
Pantell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Parsons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Parsons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Paxton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Presley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 - Located in Roane County
 
Presley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 - Located in Roane County
 
Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 - Located in Roane County
 
Rhodes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Rhodes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 - Located in Roane County
 
Roberts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 - Located in Roane County
 
Shadydale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 - Located in Roane County
 
Shamblen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Siders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Siniaville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1963956<4>
 
Skeen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Skeen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Southall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Waybright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Webster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Westfall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 - Located in Roane County
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
White Pine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Woodfell Cemetery
 
Wolfe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Woodfell Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Woodfell Cemetery.

Aarons   [Map]Flatwoods   [Map]Poca   [Map]
Arbuckle   [Map]Flint Town   [Map]Ravenswood   [Map]
Baden   [Map]Kentuck   [Map]Raymond City   [Map]
Bancroft   [Map]Leon   [Map]Reedy   [Map]
Cicerone   [Map]Liberty   [Map]Ripley   [Map]
Clendenin   [Map]Odaville   [Map]Sissonville   [Map]
Elkview   [Map]Peewee   [Map]Spencer   [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 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 Woodfell Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Jackson 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    
Gallia County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Meigs 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    
Boone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Braxton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cabell 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    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gilmer 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    
Mason County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nicholas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
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    
Wayne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wirt County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wood County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Jackson 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 Jackson 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 Woodfell 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 Woodfell Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1549370   (Name of Record: Woodfell Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jackson
Lat: 38.7311994     Lon: -81.5851257   [Map]
Elev: 286         Map Name: Kentuck

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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: 38.7312, Longitude: -81.5851     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Woodfell Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Woodfell 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 that starts 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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