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The location of Jewish Cemetery









A visit to the Jewish Cemetery ...

The location of the Jewish 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 Jewish Cemetery ...

The Jewish Cemetery is located in Lafayette Parish.

The parish seat for Lafayette Parish is located in Lafayette. Lafayette lies just to the North Northeast of the Jewish Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the location of the Jewish Cemetery

Lat:   30.2188°   (30° 13' 7")

Lon:   -92.0201°   (-92° 1' 12")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 11 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Jewish Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Lafayette Parish.

Anderson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Broussard Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Jewish Cemetery

Broussard Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Jewish Cemetery

Calvary Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jewish Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #205042<3>

Cobb Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Jewish Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2480843

Greenlawn Memorial Park   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Jewish Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #67662

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lafayette Memorial Park   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Jewish Cemetery

St. John - Fatima Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Jewish Cemetery

Simon Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Jewish Cemetery

Whitington Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Jewish Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Jewish Cemetery.

Arnaudville   [Map]     Keystone   [Map]    
Breaux Bridge   [Map]     Lafayette   [Map]    
Broussard   [Map]     Levert   [Map]    
Cade   [Map]     Maurice   [Map]    
Cankton   [Map]     Milton   [Map]    
Carencro   [Map]     Parks   [Map]    
Cecilia   [Map]     Rayne   [Map]    
Delacroix   [Map]     Saint John   [Map]    
Duchamp   [Map]     Saint Martinville   [Map]    
Duson   [Map]     Scott   [Map]    
Grand Coteau   [Map]     Stekey   [Map]    
Henderson   [Map]     Sunset   [Map]    
Higginbotham   [Map]     Youngsville   [Map]    
Isle Labbe   [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 Jewish Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Lafayette Parish.

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

Breaux Bridge   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Martin Parish
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jewish Cemetery
 
Saint Martinville   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Martin Parish
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Jewish Cemetery
 
Youngsville   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Jewish 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 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 Jewish Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lafayette Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Acadia Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Allen Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Avoyelles Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
East Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Evangeline Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Iberia Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Iberville Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson Davis Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pointe Coupee Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Landry Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Martin Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Mary Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Vermilion Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
West Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Louisiana,
Cemeteries of Lafayette 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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Jewish 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 Jewish Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #557322   (Name of Record: Jewish Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lafayette
Lat: 30.218812     Lon: -92.0201205   [Map]
Elev: 10         Map Name: Lafayette

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Louisiana

About Lafayette 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 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 Jewish Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.2188, Longitude: -92.0201     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Jewish 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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