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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 Washington Parish.

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

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

Lat:   30.9471°   (30° 56' 49")

Lon:   -90.1326°   (-90° 7' 57")

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 51 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the James Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alford Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bankston Cemetery   [Map]

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

Beard Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bickham Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bickham Cemetery   [Map]

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

Brock Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Walthall County (MS)

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

Brown Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south (S) of the James Cemetery

Brumfield Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south (S) of the James Cemetery

Brumfield Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south southwest (SSW) of the James Cemetery

Bulloch Cemetery   [Map]

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

Burch Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the James Cemetery

Curter Cemetery   [Map]

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

Duncan Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Walthall County (MS)

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

Duncan Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Walthall County (MS)

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

Faith Cemetery   [Map]

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

Fisher Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east southeast (ESE) of the James Cemetery

Gay Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hinson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the James Cemetery

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the James Cemetery

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

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

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

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

Martin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast (SE) of the James Cemetery

Miller Cemetery   [Map]

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

Miller Cemetery   [Map]

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

Moriah Cemetery   [Map]

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

Morris Cemetery   [Map]

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

Morris Cemetery   [Map]

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

Noble Cemetery   [Map]

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

Old State Line Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Walthall County (MS)

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

Payne Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the James Cemetery

Rocky Hill Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Walthall County (MS)

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

St. James Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west southwest (WSW) of the James Cemetery

Schilling Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the James Cemetery

Seale Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the James Cemetery

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

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

Smith Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Walthall County (MS)

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

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

Star Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north (N) of the James Cemetery

State Line Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Walthall County (MS)

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

Stringfield Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sweet Home Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sweet Rest Cemetery   [Map]

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

Thomas Cemetery   [Map]

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

Toomer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south (S) of the James Cemetery

Warner Cemetery   [Map]

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

Warren Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Winan Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the James Cemetery.

Angie   [Map]     Magnolia (MS)   [Map]    
Bacots (MS)   [Map]     Mount Hermon   [Map]    
Bogalusa   [Map]     Osyka (MS)   [Map]    
Enon   [Map]     Roseland   [Map]    
Fluker   [Map]     Stoney Point   [Map]    
Folsom   [Map]     Sun   [Map]    
Franklinton   [Map]     Sunny Hill   [Map]    
Henry City   [Map]     Tangipahoa   [Map]    
Holmesville (MS)   [Map]     Tylertown (MS)   [Map]    
Husser   [Map]     Varnado   [Map]    
Kentwood   [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 Washington Parish.

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

Amite City   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the James Cemetery
 
Bogalusa   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the James Cemetery
 
Columbia   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County (MS)
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the James Cemetery
 
Kentwood   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West (W) of the James Cemetery
 
Magnolia   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County (MS)
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the James Cemetery
 
McComb   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County (MS)
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the James Cemetery
 
Osyka   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County (MS)
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the James Cemetery
 
Roseland   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the James 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 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 - 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 James 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
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Franklin County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Hancock County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson Davis County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lamar County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lawrence County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lincoln County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Marion County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pearl River County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pike County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Stone County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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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 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 #553626   (Name of Record: James Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Washington
Lat: 30.9471261     Lon: -90.1325868   [Map]
Elev: 83         Map Name: Clifton

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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 '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 James Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.9471, Longitude: -90.1326     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the James Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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