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Schilling Addition, West Virginia

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Our Genealogy Helper for Schilling Addition ...

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 Schilling Addition (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 an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Schilling Addition. 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.

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 northwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

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 west contained birth and death records; the county to the north 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.

Schilling Addition is located in Roane County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Roane County: Calhoun, Clay, Jackson, Kanawha & Wirt.

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

Roane     (The home county for Schilling Addition)
  Spencer   [Map]     S   Less than 2 miles<1>
  Reedy   [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Flint Town   [Map]     SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Cicerone   [Map]     SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Clem   [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Gassaway   [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Arnett   [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Exchange   [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Sutton   [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Canfield   [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Burnsville   [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Flatwoods   [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Heaters   [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Arnoldsburg   [Map]     E   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Orma   [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Grantsville   [Map]     NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Mudfork   [Map]     SE   18 miles [29 km]
  Valley Fork   [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Clay   [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Hartland   [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Harrison   [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Glenville   [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Truebada   [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Sand Fork   [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Kentuck   [Map]     SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Odaville   [Map]     NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Ripley   [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Flatwoods   [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
  Ravenswood   [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Clendenin   [Map]     S   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Aarons   [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
  Sissonville   [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Elkview   [Map]     S   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Pinch   [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Airport Village   [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Coal Fork   [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Charleston   [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Kanawha City   [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Cross Lanes   [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Malden   [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Nitro   [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Baden   [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Arbuckle   [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Leon   [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
  New Haven   [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Hartford City   [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Mason   [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Belmont   [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Liberty   [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Bancroft   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Poca   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Raymond City   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Winfield   [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Eleanor   [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Buffalo   [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Indian Village   [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Fraziers Bottom   [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Scott Village   [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Teays Valley   [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Teays Village   [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Cantwell   [Map]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Cairo   [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Harrisville   [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Auburn   [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Pullman   [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Ellenboro   [Map]     NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Pennsboro   [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Burning Springs   [Map]     N   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Peewee   [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Elizabeth   [Map]     N   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Freeport   [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
  Greencastle   [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
  Slate   [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
  Kanawha   [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Mineral Acres   [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Mineral Wells   [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Pleasant View   [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Parkersburg   [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Lubeck   [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Blennerhassett   [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Washington   [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  North Hills   [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Parkers Towne   [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Vienna   [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Athens (OH)
  Coolville (OH)   [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Meigs (OH)
  Bashan (OH)   [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Racine (OH)   [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Keno (OH)   [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Syracuse (OH)   [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Pomeroy (OH)   [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Middleport (OH)   [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Washington (OH)
  Belpre (OH)   [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Redbush (OH)   [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Sandhill (OH)   [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]

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

Cemeteries Near Schilling Addition ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Schilling Addition.

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 Google map will open 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 or 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 Schilling Addition covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &

      Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  NNW Spencer Memorial Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Eventide Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Wright Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Ward Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  ESE Bower Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Tanner Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Millerville Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  WSW Weaver Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Carpenter Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE McKown Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Triplett Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Craig Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Depue Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  N Fox Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Galahoe Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Wilson Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Beckley Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Chrislip Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  W Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW McCoy Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Roberts Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Watson Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Callow Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Hooam Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  S Swank Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Meadows Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Bays Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Brannon Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Clover Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  SE Taylor Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Ferrell Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Webb Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Dry Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Stalman Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Roach Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Board Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SSW Gandeeville Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Round Knob Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Cox Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Bays Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Coe - Holland Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Starcher Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW McClung Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Bee Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Meadows Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Board Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Mt. Williams Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  NNW McCutcheon Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Summerfield Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Kincaid Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Good Hope Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Carpenter Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Starcher Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Wright Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  SSW Whited Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Baker Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Summerfield Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Looney Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Simmons Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Stone Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Ferrell Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Young Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Coon Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Mt. Solon Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Anderson Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Sheets Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  W Evans Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Holbert Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Shadydale Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Gandee Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Looney Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Vineyard Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Keffer Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Hascue Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Eplin Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Monroe Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Wayne Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Husk Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Slider Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Villers Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NE Cooper Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Hill Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Buck Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Garder Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Board Cemetery   [Map]     

Newspapers Published in Schilling Addition ...

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 18 newspapers that have been published in the area around Schilling Addition.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Schilling Addition, there are papers which were published within 17 miles [27.4 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Schilling Addition.

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 Schilling Addition in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Schilling Addition.

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

Schilling   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Schilling Addition
 - Schilling had a post office and no railroad service
Triplett   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Schilling Addition
 - Triplett had a post office and no railroad service
Reedyville   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Schilling Addition
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Reedyville had a post office and no railroad service
Speed   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Schilling Addition
 - Speed had a post office and no railroad service
Walnut Grove   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Schilling Addition
 - Walnut Grove had a post office and no railroad service
Millard   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Schilling Addition
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Millard had a post office and no railroad service
Buffalolick - Historic   [Map]
 - While Buffalolick was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Schilling Addition
 - Buffalolick had a post office and no railroad service
Peniel   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Schilling Addition
 - Peniel had a post office and no railroad service
Clarence   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Schilling Addition
 - Clarence had a post office and no railroad service

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with the websites of Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 are relevant to Schilling Addition:

These websites are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

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 Roane County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Braxton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Gilmer County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Kanawha County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Mason County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pleasants County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Putnam County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Ritchie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wirt County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wood County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Athens County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Meigs County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Washington County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries for West Virginia, for Roane County
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for West Virginia   Cemetery Wiki for West Virginia
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page   Cemeteries for West Virginia, for Roane 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 Disaster Stories for ...

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Roane County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Schilling Addition. 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Schilling Addition) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Schilling Addition. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8051, Longitude: -81.3537     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Schilling Addition 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 Schilling Addition, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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