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The location of James Cemetery









A visit to the James Cemetery ...

The location of the James 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 James Cemetery ...

The James Cemetery is located in Rapides Parish.

The parish seat for Rapides Parish is located in Alexandria. Alexandria lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the east southeast of the James Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   31.3693°   (31° 22' 9")

Lon:   -92.7271°   (-92° 43' 37")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 33 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the James Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Anthony Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Grant Parish

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #66862<3>

Ball Cemetery   [Map]

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

Belgard Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Grant Parish

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast (NE) of the James Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2407000

Boyce Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the James Cemetery

Burrough Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the James Cemetery

Calvert Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Natchitoches Parish

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

Campbell Creek Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the James Cemetery

Campground Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the James Cemetery

Campground Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the James Cemetery

Carnahan Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cruikshank Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Grant Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast (NE) of the James Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #67338

Deloges Cemetery   [Map]

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

Dewill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Dyer Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hardshell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the James Cemetery

Hill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Knight Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the James Cemetery

Lacour Cemetery   [Map]

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

McNutt Cemetery   [Map]

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

McNutt Hill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Nichols Cemetery   [Map]

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

Noel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the James Cemetery

Raven Camp Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Grant Parish

A large cemetery that lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the James Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2224337

Rose View Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. Aloysius Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Grant Parish

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the James Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68760

Schorn Brook Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the James Cemetery

Texada Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the James Cemetery

Union Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Grant Parish

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast (NE) of the James Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #69189

Union Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Grant Parish

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast (NE) of the James Cemetery

Valentine Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north (N) of the James Cemetery

Watkin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the James Cemetery

Williams Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the James Cemetery.

Alexandria Junction   [Map]     Hineston   [Map]    
Alexandria   [Map]     Hot Wells   [Map]    
Anandale   [Map]     Lacamp   [Map]    
Bentley   [Map]     Leander   [Map]    
Boyce   [Map]     Lena   [Map]    
Cloutierville   [Map]     Mora   [Map]    
Colfax   [Map]     Otis   [Map]    
Creola   [Map]     Pineville   [Map]    
Dry Prong   [Map]     Sieper   [Map]    
Elmer   [Map]     Simpson   [Map]    
Flatwoods   [Map]     Stay   [Map]    
Gardner   [Map]     Tioga   [Map]    
Gorum   [Map]     Zimmerman   [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 James Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Rapides Parish.

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

Alexandria   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the James Cemetery
 
Colfax   [Map]
 - Located in Grant Parish
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the James Cemetery
 
Pineville   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of the James 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 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 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 James Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Rapides Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Allen 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

 
Caldwell Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Catahoula Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Evangeline Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Grant Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
La Salle Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Natchitoches Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Red River Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sabine Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Vernon Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Winn Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #547519   (Name of Record: James Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Rapides
Lat: 31.3693446     Lon: -92.7270931   [Map]
Elev: 48         Map Name: Gardner

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Louisiana

About Rapides Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Rapides Parish: www.rppj.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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the James Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3693, Longitude: -92.7271     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the James 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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