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The location of Hawkins Cemetery









A visit to the Hawkins Cemetery ...

The location of the Hawkins 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 Hawkins Cemetery ...

The Hawkins Cemetery is located in Bossier Parish.

The parish seat for Bossier Parish is located in Benton. Benton lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Hawkins Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   32.6401°   (32° 38' 24")

Lon:   -93.5193°   (-93° 31' 9")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Hawkins Cemetery.

Benton   [Map]     Minden   [Map]    
Bossier City   [Map]     Normandy Village   [Map]    
Cotton Valley   [Map]     Parkland Village   [Map]    
Dixie Inn   [Map]     Princeton   [Map]    
Doyline   [Map]     Red Chute   [Map]    
Dubberly   [Map]     Sarepta   [Map]    
Eastwood   [Map]     Shreveport   [Map]    
Espanita Village   [Map]     Sibley   [Map]    
Haughton   [Map]     Yellow Pine   [Map]    
Heflin   [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 Hawkins 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 Hawkins Cemetery.

Benton   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 
Bossier City   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 
Minden   [Map]
 - Located in Webster Parish
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 
Plain Dealing   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 
Shreveport   [Map]
 - Located in Caddo Parish
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hawkins 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 - 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 Hawkins 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

 
Lafayette County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Miller County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Union County (AR):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Bienville Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Caddo Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Claiborne Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
De Soto Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Lincoln Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Natchitoches Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Red River Parish:     Cyndi's
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Union Parish:     Cyndi's
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Webster Parish:     Cyndi's
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Cass County (TX):     Cyndi's
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Harrison County (TX):     Cyndi's
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Marion County (TX):     Cyndi's
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Panola County (TX):     Cyndi's
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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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 40 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Hawkins Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Allen Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the east (E) of the Hawkins Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #66834<3>

Allen Town Cemetery   [Map]

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Hawkins Cemetery

Banks Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Hawkins Cemetery

Baten Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east (E) of the Hawkins Cemetery

Benton Community Club Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Hawkins Cemetery

Burns Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the south (S) of the Hawkins Cemetery

Camp Zion Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Hawkins Cemetery

Coyle Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

The cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Hawkins Cemetery

Crowe Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Hawkins Cemetery

Edwards Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Hawkins Cemetery

Fellowship Cemetery   [Map]

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

Fillmore Cemetery   [Map]

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

Flaherty Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Hawkins Cemetery

Growing Valley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

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

Haughton Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hillcrest Memorial Park   [Map]

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

Hodges Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Hawkins Cemetery

Jim Davis Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

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

Keene Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Hawkins Cemetery

Knottingham Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Hawkins Cemetery

Mayflower Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Hawkins Cemetery

Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the west (W) of the Hawkins Cemetery

Oakland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the south (S) of the Hawkins Cemetery

Old Red River Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pilgrim Home Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pilkinson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Player Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Hawkins Cemetery

Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

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

Raine Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Hawkins Cemetery

Ratcliff Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east (E) of the Hawkins Cemetery

Raymond Cemetery   [Map]

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

Richardson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Hawkins Cemetery

St. James Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

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

Sandin Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Hawkins Cemetery

Sibley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Vanorsdale Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

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

Walker Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

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

Walker Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Hawkins Cemetery

Whispering Pines Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Hawkins 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 Hawkins Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #535566   (Name of Record: Hawkins Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Bossier
Lat: 32.6401478     Lon: -93.5193411   [Map]
Elev: 76         Map Name: Bodcau Lake

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Bossier Parish

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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.
<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 Hawkins Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6401, Longitude: -93.5193     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Hawkins Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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