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The location of Emma Cemetery









A visit to the Emma Cemetery ...

The location of the Emma 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 Emma Cemetery ...

The Emma Cemetery is located in Bossier Parish.

The parish seat for Bossier Parish is located in Benton. Benton lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the southwest of the Emma Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   32.8649°   (32° 51' 53")

Lon:   -93.5071°   (-93° 30' 25")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 26 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Emma Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Banks Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

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

Boggs Cemetery   [Map]

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

Boucher Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the north (N) of the Emma Cemetery

Caldwell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cason Cemetery   [Map]

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

Coyle Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

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

Coyle Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

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

Coyle Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

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

Edwards Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Emma Cemetery

Flaherty Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

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

Garden of Memory Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

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

Graham Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hodge Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Emma Cemetery

Hodges Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

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

Pilgrim Home Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68859<3>

St. Peter Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

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

Salem Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sandin Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

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

Slack Memorial Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

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

Smith - Gilmer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west (W) of the Emma Cemetery

Springhill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the north (N) of the Emma Cemetery

Stubbs Cemetery   [Map]

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

Taylor Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

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

Timothy Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Emma Cemetery.

Belcher   [Map]     Haynesville   [Map]    
Benton   [Map]     Hosston   [Map]    
Bradley (AR)   [Map]     Ida   [Map]    
Cotton Valley   [Map]     Macedonia (AR)   [Map]    
Cullen   [Map]     Minden   [Map]    
Dixie Inn   [Map]     Plain Dealing   [Map]    
Doyline   [Map]     Princeton   [Map]    
Dykesville   [Map]     Red Chute   [Map]    
Eastwood   [Map]     Sarepta   [Map]    
Emerson (AR)   [Map]     Shongaloo   [Map]    
Espanita Village   [Map]     Springhill   [Map]    
Gilliam   [Map]     Taylor (AR)   [Map]    
Gin City (AR)   [Map]     Walnut Hill (AR)   [Map]    
Haughton   [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 Emma Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Bossier Parish.

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

Benton   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Emma Cemetery
 
Bradley   [Map]
 - Located in Lafayette County (AR)
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Emma Cemetery
 
Emerson   [Map]
 - Located in Columbia County (AR)
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Emma Cemetery
 
Haynesville   [Map]
 - Located in Claiborne Parish
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Emma Cemetery
 
Minden   [Map]
 - Located in Webster Parish
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Emma Cemetery
 
Plain Dealing   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Emma 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 - 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 Emma Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Bossier Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Columbia County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hempstead County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lafayette County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Miller County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Nevada County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Ouachita County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Union County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bienville Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Caddo Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Claiborne Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
De Soto Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lincoln Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Red River Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Union Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Webster Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Bowie County (TX):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Cass County (TX):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Harrison County (TX):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Marion County (TX):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Panola County (TX):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Louisiana,
Cemeteries of Bossier 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 Emma 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 Emma Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #534819   (Name of Record: Emma Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Bossier
Lat: 32.8648626     Lon: -93.5071185   [Map]
Elev: 68         Map Name: Ivan

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Louisiana

About Bossier Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Bossier Parish: www.mybossier.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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 Emma Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8649, Longitude: -93.5071     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Emma 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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