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The location of Amacker Cemetery









A visit to the Amacker Cemetery ...

The location of the Amacker Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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 Amacker Cemetery ...

The Amacker Cemetery is located in Tangipahoa Parish.

The parish seat for Tangipahoa Parish is located in Amite City. Amite City lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the south of the Amacker Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Amacker Cemetery

Lat:   30.9066°   (30° 54' 23")

Lon:   -90.5154°   (-90° 30' 55")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 50 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Amacker Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in Tangipahoa Parish.

Alford Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Amacker Cemetery

Bankston Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Amacker Cemetery

Barron Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Amacker Cemetery

Bond Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Amacker Cemetery

Booty Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Amacker Cemetery

Bradley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Amacker Cemetery

Brumfield Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Amacker Cemetery

Burch Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west (W) of the Amacker Cemetery

Camp Moore Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south (S) of the Amacker Cemetery

Camp Moore Confederate Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south southeast (SSE) of the Amacker Cemetery

Conerly Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Amacker Cemetery

Conerly Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Amacker Cemetery

Cutrer Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Amacker Cemetery

Cutrer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Amacker Cemetery

Dawson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Amacker Cemetery

Dean Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Amacker Cemetery

Dykes Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Amacker Cemetery

Dykes Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Amacker Cemetery

Easley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Amacker Cemetery

Ford Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Amacker Cemetery

German Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Amacker Cemetery

Gill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Amacker Cemetery

Gill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east (E) of the Amacker Cemetery

Hilbun Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Amacker Cemetery

Hope Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the northwest (NW) of the Amacker Cemetery

Hutchinson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Amacker Cemetery

Hyde Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Amacker Cemetery

Lambert Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Amacker Cemetery

Lebo Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Amacker Cemetery

Masonic Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Amacker Cemetery

McDaniel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Amacker Cemetery

McGehee Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Amacker Cemetery

Mixon Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Amacker Cemetery

Osyka Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Amacker Cemetery

Phillips Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Amacker Cemetery

Pierce Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Amacker Cemetery

Roberts Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Amacker Cemetery

Schwartz Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Amacker Cemetery

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Amacker Cemetery

Strickland Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Amacker Cemetery

Tangipahoa Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Amacker Cemetery

Tangipahoa Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Amacker Cemetery

Taylor Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Amacker Cemetery

Varnado Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Amacker Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2443625<3>

Waller Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Amacker Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<4>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #69242

Watson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Amacker Cemetery

Westmoreland Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Amacker Cemetery

Wilson Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Amacker Cemetery

Woodland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Amacker Cemetery

Young Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west (W) of the Amacker Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Amacker Cemetery.

Amite City   [Map]     Magnolia (MS)   [Map]    
Bacots (MS)   [Map]     McElveen (MS)   [Map]    
Bear Town (MS)   [Map]     Montpelier   [Map]    
Coleman Town   [Map]     Mount Hermon   [Map]    
Fluker   [Map]     Osyka (MS)   [Map]    
Franklinton   [Map]     Pine Grove   [Map]    
Greensburg   [Map]     Roseland   [Map]    
Henry City   [Map]     Stoney Point   [Map]    
Husser   [Map]     Sunny Hill   [Map]    
Independence   [Map]     Tangipahoa   [Map]    
Kentwood   [Map]     Tickfaw   [Map]    
Loranger   [Map]      

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Amacker Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Tangipahoa Parish.

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

Amite City   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of the Amacker Cemetery
 
Greensburg   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Helena Parish
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Amacker Cemetery
 
Kentwood   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Amacker Cemetery
 
Magnolia   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County (MS)
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of the Amacker Cemetery
 
McComb   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County (MS)
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the North (N) of the Amacker Cemetery
 
Osyka   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County (MS)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Amacker Cemetery
 
Roseland   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Amacker Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and 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 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 Amacker Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Tangipahoa Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Ascension Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
East Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
East Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Livingston Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Helena Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Tammany Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
West Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
West Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Amite County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Franklin County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
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Jefferson Davis County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Lawrence County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Lincoln County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Marion County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Pearl River County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pike County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Walthall County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Wilkinson County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Louisiana,
Cemeteries of Tangipahoa Parish
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Louisiana
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Louisiana
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Louisiana,
Cemeteries of Tangipahoa Parish
 

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 Louisiana

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Amacker 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 Amacker Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #532149   (Name of Record: Amacker Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tangipahoa
Lat: 30.9065699     Lon: -90.5153729   [Map]
Elev: 62         Map Name: Kentwood

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Louisiana

About Tangipahoa Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Tangipahoa Parish: www.tangicouncil.com/

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The 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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Amacker Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.9066, Longitude: -90.5154     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Amacker Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.

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