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The location of Cann Cemetery









A visit to the Cann Cemetery ...

The location of the Cann 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 Cann Cemetery ...

The Cann Cemetery is located in East Baton Rouge Parish.

The parish seat for East Baton Rouge Parish is located in Baton Rouge. Baton Rouge lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northwest of the Cann Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.3524°   (30° 21' 8")

Lon:   -90.9998°   (-90° 59' 59")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 21 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Cann Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in East Baton Rouge Parish.

Bible Students Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cornerview Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Ascension Parish

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

Ealy Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Ascension Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Cann Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1985685<3>

Felder Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Livingston Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east (E) of the Cann Cemetery

Ficklin Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Ascension Parish

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

Greenoaks Memorial Park   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Cann Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #67665

Harelson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hebron Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Livingston Parish

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

Hillman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east southeast (ESE) of the Cann Cemetery

Kleinpeter Cemetery   [Map]

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

Knox Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the Cann Cemetery

Laboring Society Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west (W) of the Cann Cemetery

Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Iberville Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Cann Cemetery

Mt. Pelgrim Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Ascension Parish

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

Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries   [Map]

Located in Ascension Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Cann Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68324

Myford Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Ascension Parish

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68351

O'Neal Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the Cann Cemetery

Resthaven Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Cann Cemetery

St. Theresa of Avila Catholic Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Ascension Parish

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

Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Ascension Parish

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68959

Woodlawn Baptist Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 31 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Cann Cemetery.

Brignac   [Map]     Lynwood Village   [Map]    
Bullion   [Map]     Monticello   [Map]    
Claybank   [Map]     Oak Grove   [Map]    
Cornerview   [Map]     Oak Hills Place   [Map]    
Denham Springs   [Map]     Old Jefferson   [Map]    
Duplessis   [Map]     Perkins Village   [Map]    
Dutch Town   [Map]     Port Vincent   [Map]    
Essen   [Map]     Prairieville   [Map]    
Galvez Town   [Map]     Saint Gabriel   [Map]    
Galvez   [Map]     Shenandoah   [Map]    
Gardere   [Map]     Summerfield   [Map]    
Hobart   [Map]     Sunshine   [Map]    
Hope Villa   [Map]     Village Saint George   [Map]    
Inniswold   [Map]     Westminster   [Map]    
Lake   [Map]     Woodshire Village   [Map]    
Little Prairie   [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 Cann Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in East Baton Rouge Parish.

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

Denham Springs   [Map]
 - Located in Livingston Parish
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cann Cemetery
 
Port Vincent   [Map]
 - Located in Livingston Parish
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Cann 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 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 - although it should be mentioned 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 Cann Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to East Baton Rouge Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Ascension Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
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Genealogy
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Assumption Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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East Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Iberia Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Iberville Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Lafourche Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Livingston Parish:     Cyndi's
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Pointe Coupee Parish:     Cyndi's
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Saint Charles Parish:     Cyndi's
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Saint Helena Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Saint James Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Saint John the Baptist Parish:     Cyndi's
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Saint Landry Parish:     Cyndi's
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Saint Martin Parish:     Cyndi's
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Saint Mary Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Saint Tammany Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Tangipahoa Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Terrebonne Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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West Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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West Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Amite County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Wilkinson County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #533753   (Name of Record: Cann Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: East Baton Rouge
Lat: 30.3524152     Lon: -90.999824   [Map]
Elev: 7         Map Name: Prairieville

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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 Cann Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.3524, Longitude: -90.9998     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Cann 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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