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The location of Durose Cemetery









A visit to the Durose Cemetery ...

The location of the Durose 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 Durose Cemetery ...

The Durose Cemetery is located in Allen Parish.

The parish seat for Allen Parish is located in Oberlin. Oberlin lies just to the southwest of the Durose Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.6421°   (30° 38' 31")

Lon:   -92.7301°   (-92° 43' 48")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 14 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Durose Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Caney Creek Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Evangeline Parish

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Durose Cemetery

Cole Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cryer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Durose Cemetery

Deshotel Cemetery   [Map]

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

Duplechien Cemetery   [Map]

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

Green Oak Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lyles Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Durose Cemetery

McGee Cemetery   [Map]

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

Oakland Springs Cemetery   [Map]

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

Reed Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north (N) of the Durose Cemetery

St. Lukes Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Durose Cemetery

St. Peters Cemetery   [Map]

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

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Durose Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68974<3>

Sonnier Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Durose Cemetery.

Basile   [Map]     Le Blanc   [Map]    
Coverdale   [Map]     Mamou   [Map]    
Dido   [Map]     Marionville   [Map]    
Dry Creek   [Map]     Mittie   [Map]    
Duralde   [Map]     Oakdale   [Map]    
Elizabeth   [Map]     Oberlin   [Map]    
Elton   [Map]     Pawnee   [Map]    
Grant   [Map]     Pine Prairie   [Map]    
Indian Village   [Map]     Reddell   [Map]    
Kinder   [Map]     Reeves   [Map]    
Lauderdale   [Map]     Tenmile   [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 Durose Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Allen Parish.

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

Basile   [Map]
 - Located in Evangeline Parish
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Durose Cemetery
 
Elton   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson Davis Parish
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of the Durose Cemetery
 
Eunice   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Landry Parish
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Durose Cemetery
 
Kinder   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Durose Cemetery
 
Mamou   [Map]
 - Located in Evangeline Parish
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of the Durose Cemetery
 
Oakdale   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Durose 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 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 Durose Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Allen Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Acadia Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Avoyelles Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Beauregard Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Calcasieu Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cameron Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Evangeline Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson Davis Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lafayette Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Rapides Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Landry Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Vermilion Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Vernon Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #534667   (Name of Record: Durose Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Allen
Lat: 30.6421424     Lon: -92.7301452   [Map]
Elev: 25         Map Name: Guy

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Allen Parish

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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 'straight-line' (or 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 Durose Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.6421, Longitude: -92.7301     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Durose 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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