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The location of Fisher Cemetery









A visit to the Fisher Cemetery ...

The location of the Fisher 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 Fisher Cemetery ...

The Fisher Cemetery is located in Washington Parish.

The parish seat for Washington Parish is located in Franklinton. Franklinton lies just to the south southwest of the Fisher Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.9363°   (30° 56' 10")

Lon:   -90.1029°   (-90° 6' 10")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 48 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Fisher Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bankston Cemetery   [Map]

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

Beard Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Fisher Cemetery

Bickham Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bickham Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Fisher Cemetery

Breland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Fisher Cemetery

Breland Cemetery   [Map]

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

Brown Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Fisher Cemetery

Brumfield Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Fisher Cemetery

Brumfield Cemetery   [Map]

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

Crain Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Fisher Cemetery

Curter Cemetery   [Map]

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

Duncan Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Walthall County (MS)

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

Duncan Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Walthall County (MS)

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

Duncan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Fisher Cemetery

Faith Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gay Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gerald Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Fisher Cemetery

Gerald Cemetery   [Map]

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

Haley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west (W) of the Fisher Cemetery

Hunt Cemetery   [Map]

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

James Cemetery   [Map]

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

Knight Cemetery   [Map]

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

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

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

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

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

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east northeast (ENE) of the Fisher Cemetery

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

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

Martin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south (S) of the Fisher Cemetery

Moriah Cemetery   [Map]

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

Noble Cemetery   [Map]

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

Old State Line Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Walthall County (MS)

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

Payne Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pine Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. James Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sam McKenzie Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Walthall County (MS)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Fisher Cemetery

Schilling Cemetery   [Map]

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Fisher Cemetery

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

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

Star Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Fisher Cemetery

State Line Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Walthall County (MS)

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

Stringfield Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sweet Home Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Fisher Cemetery

Sweet Rest Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Fisher Cemetery

Thomas Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Fisher Cemetery

Toomer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Fisher Cemetery

Warner Cemetery   [Map]

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

Warren Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Winan Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Fisher Cemetery.

Angie   [Map]     Loranger   [Map]    
Bacots (MS)   [Map]     Magnolia (MS)   [Map]    
Bogalusa   [Map]     Mount Hermon   [Map]    
Bush   [Map]     Osyka (MS)   [Map]    
Columbia (MS)   [Map]     Pinebur (MS)   [Map]    
Enon   [Map]     Roseland   [Map]    
Fluker   [Map]     Sartinville (MS)   [Map]    
Folsom   [Map]     Stoney Point   [Map]    
Franklinton   [Map]     Sun   [Map]    
Henry City   [Map]     Sunny Hill   [Map]    
Holmesville (MS)   [Map]     Tangipahoa   [Map]    
Husser   [Map]     Tylertown (MS)   [Map]    
Kentwood   [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 Fisher 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 Fisher Cemetery.

Bogalusa   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Fisher Cemetery
 
Columbia   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County (MS)
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Fisher Cemetery
 
Kentwood   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West (W) of the Fisher Cemetery
 
Magnolia   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County (MS)
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Fisher Cemetery
 
Osyka   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County (MS)
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Fisher Cemetery
 
Roseland   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Fisher Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with 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 it should be mentioned 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 Fisher 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:

East Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
East Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Livingston Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Helena Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Tammany Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tangipahoa Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Amite County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Covington County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Forrest County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Franklin County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hancock County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson Davis County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lamar County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lawrence County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lincoln County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Marion County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pearl River County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pike County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Stone County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Walthall County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

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 Fisher 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 Fisher Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #543889   (Name of Record: Fisher Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Washington
Lat: 30.9362932     Lon: -90.1028635   [Map]
Elev: 97         Map Name: Pine

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Louisiana

About Washington Parish

About Louisiana

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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Fisher Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.9363, Longitude: -90.1029     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Fisher Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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