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The location of Jenkins Cemetery









A visit to the Jenkins Cemetery ...

The location of the Jenkins 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 Jenkins Cemetery ...

The Jenkins Cemetery is located in Washington Parish.

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

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

Lat:   30.8335°   (30° 50' 0")

Lon:   -90.0204°   (-90° 1' 13")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Jenkins 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 Jenkins Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Washington Parish.

Adams Cemetery   [Map]

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

Baughman Cemetery   [Map]

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

Beard Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Jenkins Cemetery

Breland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Jenkins Cemetery

Breland Cemetery   [Map]

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

Central Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Jenkins Cemetery

Coburn Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Jenkins Cemetery

Corkem Cemetery   [Map]

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

Crain Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Jenkins Cemetery

Creel Cemetery   [Map]

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

Curter Cemetery   [Map]

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

Duncan Cemetery   [Map]

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

Faith Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gay Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Jenkins Cemetery

Gerald Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Jenkins Cemetery

Gerald Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Jenkins Cemetery

Harmony Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Jenkins Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #67710<3>

Hunt Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north (N) of the Jenkins Cemetery

Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]

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

Knight Cemetery   [Map]

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

Knight Cemetery   [Map]

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

Letchworth Cemetery   [Map]

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

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

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

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Jenkins Cemetery

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Jenkins Cemetery

Martin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Jenkins Cemetery

Martin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Jenkins Cemetery

McNeece Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Jenkins Cemetery

Midway Cemetery   [Map]

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

Miley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Morris Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west (W) of the Jenkins Cemetery

Mt. Sinai Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Jenkins Cemetery

Muster Ground Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Jenkins Cemetery

Noble Cemetery   [Map]

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

Old Magee Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pine Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rester Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Jenkins Cemetery

Schilling Cemetery   [Map]

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

Schillings Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Jenkins Cemetery

Sheridan Cemetery   [Map]

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

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Jenkins Cemetery

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

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

Spencer Cemetery   [Map]

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

Strahan Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sweet Home Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Jenkins Cemetery

Sweet Rest Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Jenkins Cemetery

Temple Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Jenkins Cemetery

Tison Cemetery   [Map]

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

Warren Cemetery   [Map]

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

Whittington Cemetery   [Map]

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

Williams Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Jenkins Cemetery.

Abita Springs   [Map]     Husser   [Map]    
Angie   [Map]     Mount Hermon   [Map]    
Bogalusa   [Map]     Saint Benedict   [Map]    
Bush   [Map]     Stoney Point   [Map]    
Covington   [Map]     Sun   [Map]    
Enon   [Map]     Sunny Hill   [Map]    
Folsom   [Map]     Talisheek   [Map]    
Franklinton   [Map]     Tylertown (MS)   [Map]    
Henry City   [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 Jenkins 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 Jenkins Cemetery.

Bogalusa   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Jenkins Cemetery
 
Covington   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Tammany Parish
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Jenkins Cemetery
 
Osyka   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County (MS)
 - Lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Jenkins Cemetery
 
Picayune   [Map]
 - Located in Pearl River County (MS)
 - Lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Jenkins Cemetery
 
Poplarville   [Map]
 - Located in Pearl River County (MS)
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the East (E) of the Jenkins Cemetery
 
Roseland   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish
 - Lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the West (W) of the Jenkins 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 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 Jenkins 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 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

 
Hancock County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Harrison 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 Jenkins 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 Jenkins Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #536021   (Name of Record: Jenkins Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Washington
Lat: 30.8335185     Lon: -90.0203587   [Map]
Elev: 57         Map Name: Sheridan

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 '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 Jenkins Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8335, Longitude: -90.0204     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Jenkins 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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