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The location of Crain Cemetery









A visit to the Crain Cemetery ...

The location of the Crain 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 Crain Cemetery ...

The Crain Cemetery is located in Washington Parish.

The parish seat for Washington Parish is located in Franklinton. Franklinton lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the west southwest of the Crain Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.9299°   (30° 55' 47")

Lon:   -89.9770°   (-89° 58' 37")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 66 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Crain Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams Cemetery   [Map]

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

Baughman Cemetery   [Map]

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

Blackwell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Breland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west (W) of the Crain Cemetery

Briarwood Cemetery   [Map]

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

Centerville Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Walthall County (MS)

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

Central Cemetery   [Map]

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

Church of God Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Crain Cemetery

Corkem Cemetery   [Map]

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

Crain Cemetery   [Map]

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

Crain Cemetery   [Map]

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

Crains Creek Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Crain Cemetery

Duncan Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Walthall County (MS)

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

Duncan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west southwest (WSW) of the Crain Cemetery

Faith Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west (W) of the Crain Cemetery

Fisher Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gay Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gerald Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west northwest (WNW) of the Crain Cemetery

Gerald Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west northwest (WNW) of the Crain Cemetery

Hill Top Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hinds Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Walthall County (MS)

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

Hobgood Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Walthall County (MS)

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

Hunt Cemetery   [Map]

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

Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Crain Cemetery

Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Crain Cemetery

Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]

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

Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]

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

Knight Cemetery   [Map]

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

Knight Cemetery   [Map]

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

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Crain Cemetery

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

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

Martin Cemetery   [Map]

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

McKinsey Cemetery   [Map]

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

McNeece Cemetery   [Map]

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

Midway Cemetery   [Map]

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

Miley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Miley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Crain Cemetery

Moses Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mt. Sinai Cemetery   [Map]

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

Muster Ground Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Crain Cemetery

Noble Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west (W) of the Crain Cemetery

Payne Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pierce Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pierce Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pine Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Crain Cemetery

Rester Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sam Carroll Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Crain Cemetery

Sam McKenzie Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Walthall County (MS)

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

Schilling Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Crain Cemetery

Seal Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north (N) of the Crain Cemetery

Seal Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sheridan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Crain Cemetery

Sheridan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south (S) of the Crain Cemetery

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

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

Singley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

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

Temple Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Crain Cemetery

Thigpen Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Crain Cemetery

Thomas Cemetery   [Map]

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

Thomas Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north (N) of the Crain Cemetery

Tom Nat Stogner Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Walthall County (MS)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Crain Cemetery

Tullos Cemetery   [Map]

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

Tynes Cemetery   [Map]

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

Warren Cemetery   [Map]

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

Whittington Cemetery   [Map]

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

William Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Crain Cemetery.

Angie   [Map]     Husser   [Map]    
Bogalusa   [Map]     Mount Hermon   [Map]    
Bush   [Map]     Pinebur (MS)   [Map]    
Columbia (MS)   [Map]     Poplarville (MS)   [Map]    
Enon   [Map]     Stoney Point   [Map]    
Folsom   [Map]     Sun   [Map]    
Franklinton   [Map]     Sunny Hill   [Map]    
Henry City   [Map]     Tylertown (MS)   [Map]    
Holmesville (MS)   [Map]     Varnado   [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 Crain 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 Crain Cemetery.

Bogalusa   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Crain Cemetery
 
Columbia   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County (MS)
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Crain Cemetery
 
Osyka   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County (MS)
 - Lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the West (W) of the Crain Cemetery
 
Poplarville   [Map]
 - Located in Pearl River County (MS)
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Crain Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start 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 - 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 Crain 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:

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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 Crain 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 Crain Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #554116   (Name of Record: Crain Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Washington
Lat: 30.9299055     Lon: -89.9770259   [Map]
Elev: 103         Map Name: State Line

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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 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 Crain Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.9299, Longitude: -89.9770     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Crain Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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