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The location of Doug Decoteau Cemetery









A visit to the Doug Decoteau Cemetery ...

The location of the Doug Decoteau 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 Doug Decoteau Cemetery ...

The Doug Decoteau Cemetery is located in Ascension Parish.

The parish seat for Ascension Parish is located in Donaldsonville. Donaldsonville lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the south southwest of the Doug Decoteau Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.2852°   (30° 17' 6")

Lon:   -90.8548°   (-90° 51' 17")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 25 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Doug Decoteau Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Colyell Baptist Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Livingston Parish

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

Cornerview Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ealy Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1985685<3>

Faithful Cemetery   [Map]

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

Felder Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Livingston Parish

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

Ficklin Cemetery   [Map]

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

Goodwill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Livingston Parish

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

Hillman Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Doug Decoteau Cemetery

Hope Haven Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Doug Decoteau Cemetery

Little Zion Baptist Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Doug Decoteau Cemetery

Lusk Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68324

Myford Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68351

New St. John Baptist Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Doug Decoteau Cemetery

Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Livingston Parish

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

Richardson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south (S) of the Doug Decoteau Cemetery

St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Livingston Parish

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

St. Landry Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Doug Decoteau Cemetery

St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Doug Decoteau Cemetery

St. Peter Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. Theresa of Avila Catholic Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. William Catholic Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Livingston Parish

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

Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68959

Wall Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north northeast (NNE) of the Doug Decoteau Cemetery

Watson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Livingston Parish

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Doug Decoteau Cemetery.

Brignac   [Map]     Hobart   [Map]    
Brittany   [Map]     Hope Villa   [Map]    
Bullion   [Map]     Lake   [Map]    
Burnside   [Map]     Little Prairie   [Map]    
Claybank   [Map]     Oak Grove   [Map]    
Cornerview   [Map]     Port Vincent   [Map]    
Duplessis   [Map]     Prairieville   [Map]    
Dutch Town   [Map]     Saint Amant   [Map]    
French Settlement   [Map]     Sorrento   [Map]    
Galvez Town   [Map]     Summerfield   [Map]    
Galvez   [Map]     Weber City   [Map]    
Gonzales   [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 Doug Decoteau Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Ascension Parish.

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

Maurepas   [Map]
 - Located in Livingston Parish
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of the Doug Decoteau Cemetery
 
Port Vincent   [Map]
 - Located in Livingston Parish
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Doug Decoteau 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 Doug Decoteau Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Ascension Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Assumption 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

 
Iberville Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lafourche Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Livingston Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Orleans Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pointe Coupee Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Charles Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Helena Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint James Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint John the Baptist Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Martin Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Mary Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Tammany Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Tangipahoa Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Terrebonne Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
West Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
West Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Amite County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

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

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 Doug Decoteau 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 Doug Decoteau Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #542534   (Name of Record: Doug Decoteau Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Ascension
Lat: 30.2851951     Lon: -90.8548194   [Map]
Elev: 4         Map Name: French Settlement

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Louisiana

About Ascension Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Ascension Parish: www.ascensionparish.net/

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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Doug Decoteau Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.2852, Longitude: -90.8548     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Doug Decoteau 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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