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The location of Burns Cemetery









A visit to the Burns Cemetery ...

The location of the Burns 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 Burns Cemetery ...

The Burns Cemetery is located in Saint Tammany Parish.

The parish seat for Saint Tammany Parish is located in Covington. Covington lies just to the south southeast of the Burns Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.5846°   (30° 35' 4")

Lon:   -90.1565°   (-90° 9' 23")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 43 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Burns Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alex P. Blackwell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Burns Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #67013<3>

Allison Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bailey Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

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

Barkers Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bennett Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

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

Blackwell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Burns Cemetery

Blackwell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Burns Cemetery

Bogue Falaya Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north northwest (NNW) of the Burns Cemetery

Code Cemetery   [Map]

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

Daussin Cemetery   [Map]

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

Elias Lee Cemetery   [Map]

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

Fauntleroy Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Burns Cemetery

Fendlason Cemetery   [Map]

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

Fitzgerald Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Burns Cemetery

Fivemile Still Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Burns Cemetery

Folsom Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Burns Cemetery

Fussell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Garden District Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Burns Cemetery

Hay Hollow Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Burns Cemetery

House Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Burns Cemetery

Keating Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Burns Cemetery

Lee Road Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Burns Cemetery

Maryetta Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Burns Cemetery

Neal Cemetery   [Map]

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

New Hope Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68384

New Zion Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Burns Cemetery

Noah Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Burns Cemetery

Okeefe Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Burns Cemetery

Pierre Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pilgrim Rest Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the Burns Cemetery

Poplus Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68634

St. Gertrudes Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Burns Cemetery

St. Joseph Abbey Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sharp Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

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

Waldheim Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Burns Cemetery

Waldheim Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Burns Cemetery

White Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south (S) of the Burns Cemetery

Willie Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Burns Cemetery

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wilson - Willie Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

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

Abita Springs   [Map]     Madisonville   [Map]    
Bush   [Map]     Mandeville   [Map]    
Covington   [Map]     Natalbany   [Map]    
Enon   [Map]     Ponchatoula   [Map]    
Folsom   [Map]     Robert   [Map]    
Franklinton   [Map]     Saint Benedict   [Map]    
Hammond   [Map]     Stoney Point   [Map]    
Henry City   [Map]     Sun   [Map]    
Husser   [Map]     Talisheek   [Map]    
Loranger   [Map]     Tickfaw   [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 Burns Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Saint Tammany Parish.

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

Amite City   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Burns Cemetery
 
Bogalusa   [Map]
 - Located in Washington Parish
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Burns Cemetery
 
Covington   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Burns Cemetery
 
Hammond   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Burns Cemetery
 
Mandeville   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Burns Cemetery
 
Ponchatoula   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Burns Cemetery
 
Roseland   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Burns Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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 - 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 might help with the Burns Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Saint Tammany 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
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Livingston Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Orleans Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Plaquemines Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Bernard Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Charles Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Helena Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint James Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint John the Baptist Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Tangipahoa Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Amite County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Hancock County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Harrison County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Lamar County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Marion County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Pearl River County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Pike County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Stone County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Walthall County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1628750   (Name of Record: Burns Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: St. Tammany
Lat: 30.5846344     Lon: -90.1564698   [Map]
Elev: 29         Map Name: Martinville

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Louisiana

About Saint Tammany Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Saint Tammany Parish: www.stpgov.org/

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 'point-to-point' 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 Burns Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.5846, Longitude: -90.1565     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Burns 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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