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(Caddo Parish, Louisiana)


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The location of Black Bayou Cemetery

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Our GPS coordinates for the Black Bayou 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 Black Bayou Cemetery...

The Black Bayou Cemetery is located in Caddo Parish.

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

Lat:   32.8493°   (32° 50' 57")

Lon:   -93.9599°   (-93° 57' 35")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Black Bayou 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 Black Bayou Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Caddo Parish.

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

Atlanta   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<3> to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Black Bayou Cemetery
 - Located in Cass County (TX)
 
Benton   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Black Bayou Cemetery
 - Located in Bossier Parish
 
Jefferson   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Black Bayou Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County (TX)
 
Plain Dealing   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Black Bayou Cemetery
 - Located in Bossier Parish
 
Vivian   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Black Bayou Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 18 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Black Bayou Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Black Bayou Cemetery
 
Baugass Cemetery (TX)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Black Bayou Cemetery
 - Located in Cass County (TX)
 
Burks - Hart Cemetery (TX)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Black Bayou Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County (TX)
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2660<4>
 
Centerville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Black Bayou Cemetery
 
Chapelwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Black Bayou Cemetery
 
Core Cemetery (TX)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Black Bayou Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County (TX)
 
Core Cemetery (TX)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Black Bayou Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County (TX)
 
Good Exchange Cemetery (TX)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Black Bayou Cemetery
 - Located in Cass County (TX)
 
Gray Cemetery (TX)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Black Bayou Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County (TX)
 
Hosston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Black Bayou Cemetery
 
Josey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Black Bayou Cemetery
 
Monterey Cemetery (TX)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Black Bayou Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County (TX)
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Black Bayou Cemetery
 
Rambo Cemetery (TX)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Black Bayou Cemetery
 - Located in Cass County (TX)
 
Rang Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Black Bayou Cemetery
 
Slaughter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Black Bayou Cemetery
 
Stevens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Black Bayou Cemetery
 
Union Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Black Bayou Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Black Bayou Cemetery.

Belcher   [Map]Hosston   [Map]Mooringsport   [Map]
Benton   [Map]Huffins (TX)   [Map]Oil City   [Map]
Bivins (TX)   [Map]Ida   [Map]Plain Dealing   [Map]
Blanchard   [Map]Karnack (TX)   [Map]Rodessa   [Map]
Capps City (AR)   [Map]Kildare (TX)   [Map]Uncertain (TX)   [Map]
Doddridge (AR)   [Map]Lodi (TX)   [Map]Vivian   [Map]
Gilliam   [Map]McLeod (TX)   [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 Black Bayou Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Caddo Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Columbia County (AR):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hempstead County (AR):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lafayette County (AR):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Miller County (AR):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nevada County (AR):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bienville Parish:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bossier Parish:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Claiborne Parish:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
De Soto Parish:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Webster Parish:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bowie County (TX):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cass County (TX):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gregg County (TX):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harrison County (TX):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County (TX):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morris County (TX):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Panola County (TX):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rusk County (TX):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Upshur County (TX):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #533170   (Name of Record: Black Bayou Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Caddo
Lat: 32.8493064     Lon: -93.9599029   [Map]
Elev: 84         Map Name: Vivian South

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of Louisiana

About Caddo Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Caddo Parish: www.caddo.org/

The official website for State of Louisiana: www.louisiana.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: 32.8493, Longitude: -93.9599     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Black Bayou Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Black Bayou 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 that stretches from . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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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