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The location of Briarwood Cemetery









A visit to the Briarwood Cemetery ...

The location of the Briarwood 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 Briarwood Cemetery ...

The Briarwood Cemetery is located in Washington Parish.

The parish seat for Washington Parish is located in Franklinton. Franklinton lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the southwest of the Briarwood Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.9988°   (30° 59' 55")

Lon:   -89.9467°   (-89° 56' 48")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 44 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Briarwood Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Blackwell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Briarwood Cemetery

Breland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Briarwood Cemetery

Breland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Briarwood Cemetery

Carson Springs Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Walthall County (MS)

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

Centerville Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Walthall County (MS)

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Briarwood Cemetery

Central Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south (S) of the Briarwood Cemetery

Church of God Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east (E) of the Briarwood Cemetery

Crain Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Briarwood Cemetery

Crain Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Briarwood Cemetery

Crain Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south (S) of the Briarwood Cemetery

Crains Creek Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Briarwood Cemetery

Crystal Springs Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Walthall County (MS)

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

Duncan Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Walthall County (MS)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west (W) of the Briarwood Cemetery

Duncan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Briarwood Cemetery

Gay Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Briarwood Cemetery

Gerald Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Briarwood Cemetery

Gerald Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Briarwood Cemetery

Harmony Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Briarwood Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #67710<3>

Hill Top Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Briarwood Cemetery

Hinds Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Walthall County (MS)

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east northeast (ENE) of the Briarwood Cemetery

Hobgood Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Walthall County (MS)

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

Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east (E) of the Briarwood Cemetery

Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Briarwood Cemetery

Martin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Briarwood Cemetery

McKenzie Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Walthall County (MS)

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

McKinsey Cemetery   [Map]

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

Miley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Briarwood Cemetery

Moses Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Briarwood Cemetery

Muster Ground Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Briarwood Cemetery

Payne Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west (W) of the Briarwood Cemetery

Pierce Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sam Carroll Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sam McKenzie Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Walthall County (MS)

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west (W) of the Briarwood Cemetery

Schillings Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Briarwood Cemetery

Seal Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the southwest (SW) of the Briarwood Cemetery

Singley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Briarwood Cemetery

T E Stogner Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Walthall County (MS)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Briarwood Cemetery

Temple Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Briarwood Cemetery

Thomas Cemetery   [Map]

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

Thomas Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Briarwood Cemetery

Tom Nat Stogner Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Walthall County (MS)

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Briarwood Cemetery

Tullos Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Briarwood Cemetery

Wesley Ray Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Briarwood Cemetery

William Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

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

Angie   [Map]     Mount Hermon   [Map]    
Bacots (MS)   [Map]     Pinebur (MS)   [Map]    
Bogalusa   [Map]     Poplarville (MS)   [Map]    
Bush   [Map]     Sartinville (MS)   [Map]    
Columbia (MS)   [Map]     Stoney Point   [Map]    
Enon   [Map]     Sun   [Map]    
Folsom   [Map]     Sunny Hill   [Map]    
Franklinton   [Map]     Tylertown (MS)   [Map]    
Holmesville (MS)   [Map]     Varnado   [Map]    
Lumberton (MS)   [Map]     Wells Town (MS)   [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 Briarwood Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Washington Parish.

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

Bogalusa   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Briarwood Cemetery
 
Columbia   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County (MS)
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Briarwood Cemetery
 
Lumberton   [Map]
 - Located in Lamar County (MS)
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the East (E) of the Briarwood Cemetery
 
Poplarville   [Map]
 - Located in Pearl River County (MS)
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Briarwood Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These 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 Briarwood Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Washington Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Livingston Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Helena Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Tammany Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tangipahoa Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Amite County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Covington County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Forrest County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Franklin County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Hancock County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Harrison County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Jefferson Davis County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Jefferson County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Jones County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Lamar County (MS):     Cyndi's
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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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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pearl River County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Perry County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Pike County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Stone County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Walthall County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #543951   (Name of Record: Briarwood Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Washington
Lat: 30.9987931     Lon: -89.9467485   [Map]
Elev: 84         Map Name: State Line

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Louisiana

About Washington Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Briarwood Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.9988, Longitude: -89.9467     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Briarwood 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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