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The location of Celestin Cemetery









A visit to the Celestin Cemetery ...

The location of the Celestin 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 Celestin Cemetery ...

The Celestin Cemetery is located in Saint James Parish.

The parish seat for Saint James Parish is located in Convent. Convent lies just to the east of the Celestin Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.0210°   (30° 1' 15")

Lon:   -90.8518°   (-90° 51' 6")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 27 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Celestin Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ascension Catholic Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Ascension Parish

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Celestin Cemetery

Buena Vista Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Ascension Parish

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

Burnside Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Ascension Parish

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Celestin Cemetery

Christ Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Assumption Parish

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the west (W) of the Celestin Cemetery

Christ Episcopal Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Assumption Parish

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Celestin Cemetery

Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin   [Map]

Located in Assumption Parish

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the west (W) of the Celestin Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1727391<3>

Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Ascension Parish

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Celestin Cemetery

Emanuel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Ascension Parish

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Celestin Cemetery

Highway Cemetery   [Map]

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

Monroe Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Ascension Parish

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

Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]

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

Orange Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Ascension Parish

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

Philippian Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pugh Family Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Assumption Parish

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Celestin Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2385847

Richardson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Ascension Parish

The cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the north (N) of the Celestin Cemetery

St. Augustine Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Assumption Parish

The cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the west (W) of the Celestin Cemetery

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Ascension Parish

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Celestin Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1988843

St. Joseph Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. Jules Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Assumption Parish

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Celestin Cemetery

St. Michael Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. Phillips Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east (E) of the Celestin Cemetery

Trosclair Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lafourche Parish

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Celestin Cemetery

Virginia Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Assumption Parish

The cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the west (W) of the Celestin Cemetery

Western Cemetery   [Map]

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

Woodlawn UMC Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Assumption Parish

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Celestin Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2167822

Woodville Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint John the Baptist Parish

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the east (E) of the Celestin Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 32 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Celestin Cemetery.

Aben   [Map]     Lutcher   [Map]    
Belle Rose   [Map]     Madewood   [Map]    
Bertie   [Map]     Munsons   [Map]    
Brulie Maurin   [Map]     Napoleonville   [Map]    
Burbank   [Map]     North Vacherie   [Map]    
Burnside   [Map]     Paulina   [Map]    
Chackbay   [Map]     Plattenville   [Map]    
Chatman Town   [Map]     Ratliff   [Map]    
Convent   [Map]     Rosedale   [Map]    
Darrow   [Map]     Saint James   [Map]    
Donaldsonville   [Map]     Sorrento   [Map]    
Free Town   [Map]     South Vacherie   [Map]    
Gramercy   [Map]     Sweet Home   [Map]    
Hester   [Map]     Uncle Sam   [Map]    
Ingleside   [Map]     Vacherie   [Map]    
Lagan   [Map]     Wallace   [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 Celestin Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Saint James Parish.

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

Convent   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Celestin Cemetery
 
Donaldsonville   [Map]
 - Located in Ascension Parish
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Celestin Cemetery
 
Napoleonville   [Map]
 - Located in Assumption Parish
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Celestin Cemetery
 
Vacherie   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Celestin Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start 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 - 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 Celestin Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Saint James Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Ascension Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Assumption Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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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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Family
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Genealogy
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Iberia Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Iberville Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Jefferson Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Lafourche Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Livingston Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Orleans Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Pointe Coupee Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Saint Charles Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Saint Helena Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Saint John the Baptist Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Saint Martin Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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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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Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Louisiana,
Cemeteries of Saint James 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 James 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 Celestin 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 Celestin Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #560385   (Name of Record: Celestin Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: St. James
Lat: 30.0210349     Lon: -90.8517616   [Map]
Elev: 5         Map Name: Convent

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Saint James Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Saint James Parish: www.stjamesla.com/

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 Celestin Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.0210, Longitude: -90.8518     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Celestin 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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