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The location of Carson Cemetery









A visit to the Carson Cemetery ...

The location of the Carson 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 Carson Cemetery ...

The Carson Cemetery is located in Washington Parish.

The parish seat for Washington Parish is located in Franklinton. Franklinton lies just to the east of the Carson Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.8488°   (30° 50' 55")

Lon:   -90.2837°   (-90° 17' 1")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 54 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Carson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bickham Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bickham Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Carson Cemetery

Bickham Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bond Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south southwest (SSW) of the Carson Cemetery

Brumfield Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Carson Cemetery

Bulloch Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Carson Cemetery

Bullock Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south (S) of the Carson Cemetery

Burch Cemetery   [Map]

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

Canaan Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2172596<3>

Carter Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Carson Cemetery

Casper - Lea Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

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

Corken Cemetery   [Map]

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

Corkern Cemetery   [Map]

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

Dyson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

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

Dyson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Graham Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

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

Hennesy Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south (S) of the Carson Cemetery

Hughes Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

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

Kemp Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Carson Cemetery

Lea Cemetery   [Map]

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

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

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

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Carson Cemetery

Maples Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north (N) of the Carson Cemetery

McDaniel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west (W) of the Carson Cemetery

McDaniel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

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

Miller Cemetery   [Map]

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

Miller Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Carson Cemetery

Morris Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]

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

Parker Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

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

Parkers Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

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

Pasman Cemetery   [Map]

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

Schilling Cemetery   [Map]

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

Seal Cemetery   [Map]

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

Seale Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Carson Cemetery

Sharp Cemetery   [Map]

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

Silver Creek Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

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

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

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

Slocum Cemetery   [Map]

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

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

Stafford Cemetery   [Map]

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

Statham Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

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

Statham Cemetery   [Map]

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

Stevens Cemetery   [Map]

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

Stringfield Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Carson Cemetery

Stringfield Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Carson Cemetery

Sylvest Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

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

Sylvest Cemetery   [Map]

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

Tate Cemetery   [Map]

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

Tate Cemetery   [Map]

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

Varnado Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #69208

Vernon Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Carson Cemetery

Walker Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Carson Cemetery

Wallace Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Carson Cemetery.

Amite City   [Map]     Loranger   [Map]    
Enon   [Map]     Mount Hermon   [Map]    
Fluker   [Map]     Osyka (MS)   [Map]    
Folsom   [Map]     Roseland   [Map]    
Franklinton   [Map]     Stoney Point   [Map]    
Henry City   [Map]     Sunny Hill   [Map]    
Husser   [Map]     Tangipahoa   [Map]    
Independence   [Map]     Tylertown (MS)   [Map]    
Kentwood   [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 Carson 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 Carson Cemetery.

Amite City   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Greensburg   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Helena Parish
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West (W) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Kentwood   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Magnolia   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County (MS)
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Osyka   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County (MS)
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Roseland   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Carson 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 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 - 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 Carson 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:

Ascension Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
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Genealogy
Trails

 
East Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
East Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's
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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
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Tangipahoa Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Amite County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Family
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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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Jefferson Davis 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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Lincoln 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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Genealogy
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Pike County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Walthall County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Wilkinson 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 Carson 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 Carson Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #533788   (Name of Record: Carson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Washington
Lat: 30.8487943     Lon: -90.2837003   [Map]
Elev: 76         Map Name: Wilmer

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in 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 'point-to-point' distance. 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Carson Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8488, Longitude: -90.2837     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Carson 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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