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Pleasant Valley, West Virginia
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Our Genealogical Helper for Pleasant Valley ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Pleasant Valley (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us insight while doing our genealogical research.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Pleasant Valley. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Name Variations for Pleasant Valley ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations or people who just guessed at the name. Sometimes the post office had a slightly different name than the community and while one document might refer to the community name, the next might use the post office name.

Although we can't give a definitive list, hopefully the following will give a you a feel for the variations that might have occurred with Pleasant Valley.

  • Typical abbreviation for Pleasant Valley: Pleasant Vly. (or less commonly used: Pleasant Vally. or Pleasant Vlly.)

Newspapers Published in Pleasant Valley ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 45 newspapers that have been published in the area around Pleasant Valley.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Pleasant Valley, there are papers which were published within 13 miles [20.9 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Pleasant Valley.

Cemeteries Near Pleasant Valley ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Pleasant Valley.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a new browser window will open with a Google map showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see the cemetery right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery and some of the headstones.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Pleasant Valley covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  WNW Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Blairs Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Limestone Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Buchanan Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  WSW Waymans Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Beelers Station Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Wolf Run Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  SSW Harris Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Fork Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Fork Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Fork Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Wolf Run Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Coopers Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Memorial Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Wood Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  SW Rulong - Bartlett Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Simmons Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Brushy Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Hubbs Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Bane Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Mt. Hope Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Halcyon Hills Memorial Park   [Map]     
  NNE Sand Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW McHenry Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Fairview Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Prison Cemetery   [Map]     
  W White Gate Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  WSW Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Davis Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Fletcher - Earliwine Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Rock Lick Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Orums Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Allen Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Earlywine Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Shafer Farm Cemetery   [Map]     
  W First Street Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SSW Bowman Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Salem Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW New Bethel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Cameron Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Highland Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Clouston Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Mt. Rose Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Green View Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Jefferson - Staniford Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Strope Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Howard Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE White Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Lazear Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW McMechen Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Riverview Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SW Cecil Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Nauvoo Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Hall - Doty - Lewis - Bruhn - Chambers Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Big Run Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Slonaker Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Mt. Olivet Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Mt. View Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  NE Dallas Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Dallas United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NE Dallas Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Wegee Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Dilles Bottom Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Stone Church Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Powhatan Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WSW Taylors Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Schess Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Calvary Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Bellaire Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Davis Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Dunfee Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Wegee Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Workman Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  NNW Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Richmond Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  S Shepherd Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Dunkard Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Jacksonville Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Zollars Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW German Cemetery   [Map]     


Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<3>

While we didn't find Pleasant Valley in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Pleasant Valley.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Pleasant Valley, with the one closest to Pleasant Valley listed first.

Knoxville   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pleasant Valley
 - 1895 population of 200 people
 - Knoxville had a post office and no railroad service
Limestone   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) from Pleasant Valley
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Limestone had a post office and no railroad service
Wolf Run   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pleasant Valley
 - Wolf Run had a post office and no railroad service
Viola   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pleasant Valley
 - Viola had a post office and no railroad service
Calis   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pleasant Valley
 - Calis had a post office and no railroad service
Glen Easton   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pleasant Valley
 - 1895 population of 200 people
 - Glen Easton had a post office and railroad service
Loudenville   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pleasant Valley
 - 1895 population of 38 people
 - Loudenville had a post office and railroad service
Sherrard   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pleasant Valley
 - Sherrard had a post office and no railroad service
Sand Hill   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pleasant Valley
 - 1895 population of 38 people
 - Sand Hill had a post office and no railroad service
Rosbys Rock   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pleasant Valley
 - 1895 population of 112 people
 - Rosbys Rock had a post office and railroad service

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Pleasant Valley. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Pleasant Valley in the 1890's.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the southeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the east contained birth and death records; the county to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Pleasant Valley is located in Marshall County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Marshall County: Belmont (OH), Monroe (OH), Greene (PA), Washington (PA), Ohio & Wetzel.

Below are the counties that are near Pleasant Valley. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Pleasant Valley:

Marshall     (The home county for Pleasant Valley)
      Knoxville   [Map]   S   Less than 2 miles
      Cameron   [Map]   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Moundsville   [Map]   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
      McMechen   [Map]   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Glen Dale   [Map]   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Benwood   [Map]   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Adaline   [Map]   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Kent   [Map]   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Windsor Heights   [Map]   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Bethany   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Beech Bottom   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Dutch Town   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Shank Town   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Wellsburg   [Map]   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Hooverson Heights   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Follansbee   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Weirton   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Enterprise   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Lumberport   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Shinnston   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Fairview   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Mannington   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Farmington   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Grant Town   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Pleasant View   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Barrackville   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Helens Run   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Rivesville   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Worthington   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Garden Village   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Monongah   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Fairmont   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Blacksville   [Map]   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Cassville   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Arnettsville   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Osage   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Granville   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Star City   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Baker Ridge   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Westover   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Morgantown   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Smithtown   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Triadelphia   [Map]   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Bethlehem   [Map]   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Valley Grove   [Map]   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Wheeling   [Map]   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Clinton   [Map]   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Clearview   [Map]   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
      West Liberty   [Map]   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Paden City   [Map]   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Atwood   [Map]   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Sistersville   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Middlebourne   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Friendly   [Map]   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Littleton   [Map]   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Hundred   [Map]   SE   18 miles [29 km]
      Bebee   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Uniontown   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
      New Martinsville   [Map]   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Barker   [Map]   S   23 miles [37 km]
      Pine Grove   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Bane   [Map]   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Smithfield   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Belmont (OH)
      Shadyside (OH)   [Map]   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Bellaire (OH)   [Map]   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Powhatan Point (OH)   [Map]   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Vadis (OH)   [Map]   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Bridgeport (OH)   [Map]   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Brookside (OH)   [Map]   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Neffs (OH)   [Map]   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Martins Ferry (OH)   [Map]   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Blaine (OH)   [Map]   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Yorkville (OH)   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Barton (OH)   [Map]   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Saint Clairsville (OH)   [Map]   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Guernsey (OH)
      Fairview (OH)   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Quaker City (OH)   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Salesville (OH)   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Middlebourne (OH)   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Londonderry (OH)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Harrison (OH)
      Harrisville (OH)   [Map]   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Adena (OH)   [Map]   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Blairmont (OH)   [Map]   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      New Athens (OH)   [Map]   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Cadiz (OH)   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Hopedale (OH)   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Narva (OH)   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Jewett (OH)   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Freeport (OH)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Deersville (OH)   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Jefferson (OH)
      Highland City (OH)   [Map]   N   18 miles [29 km]
      Rayland (OH)   [Map]   N   18 miles [29 km]
      Tiltonsville (OH)   [Map]   N   18 miles [29 km]
      Mount Pleasant (OH)   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Dillonvale (OH)   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Olszeski Town (OH)   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Brilliant (OH)   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Smithfield (OH)   [Map]   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
      New Alexandria (OH)   [Map]   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Valley Glen (OH)   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Mingo Junction (OH)   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Steubenville (OH)   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Monroe (OH)
      Clarington (OH)   [Map]   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Beallsville (OH)   [Map]   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Wilson (OH)   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
      Jerusalem (OH)   [Map]   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Woodsfield (OH)   [Map]   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Antioch (OH)   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Miltonsburg (OH)   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Plainview (OH)   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Graysville (OH)   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Lewisville (OH)   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Stafford (OH)   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Noble (OH)
      Batesville (OH)   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Summerfield (OH)   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Washington (OH)
      Matamoras (OH)   [Map]   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Grandview (OH)   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Allegheny (PA)
      Morgan (PA)   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Noblestown (PA)   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Oakdale (PA)   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Upper Saint Clair (PA)   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Fayette (PA)
      Fairchance (PA)   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Luzerne (PA)   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Isabella (PA)   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Hiller (PA)   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Masontown (PA)   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Brownsville (PA)   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Republic (PA)   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Dunlap Creek Village (PA)   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Newell (PA)   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Point Marion (PA)   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Puritan (PA)   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Greene (PA)
      Swarts (PA)   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Waynesburg (PA)   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Morrisville (PA)   [Map]   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Clarksville (PA)   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Jefferson (PA)   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Rices Landing (PA)   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Carmichaels (PA)   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Cumberland Village (PA)   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Fairdale (PA)   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Stringtown (PA)   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Nemacolin (PA)   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Greensboro (PA)   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Washington (PA)
      West Alexander (PA)   [Map]   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Coon Island (PA)   [Map]   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Claysville (PA)   [Map]   NE   18 miles [29 km]
      Green Hills (PA)   [Map]   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Bentleyville (PA)   [Map]   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      West Middletown (PA)   [Map]   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Independence (PA)   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Jefferson (PA)   [Map]   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Washington (PA)   [Map]   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Wolfdale (PA)   [Map]   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      East Washington (PA)   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Marianna (PA)   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Pleasant Valley, see our County-by-County Page for Pleasant Valley.

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 or 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 are relevant to Pleasant Valley:

These websites are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Website for the West Virginia State Archives

Not to be confused with the official state website, we've found the Digital State Archives website for the State of West Virginia to be a good source for additional links.

These pages are specific to Marshall County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Brooke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hancock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harrison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion 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    
Tyler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wetzel County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Belmont County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Guernsey County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harrison 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    
Noble 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    
Washington County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Marshall County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for West Virginia     Cemetery Wiki for West Virginia
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Marshall 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
Also see Diaster Stories for ...

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in West Virginia

About Marshall County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pleasant Valley. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of West Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Pleasant Valley. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pleasant Valley) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pleasant Valley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9167, Longitude: -80.6262     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pleasant Valley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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:

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<3>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Pleasant Valley, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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