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The location of Jim Davis Cemetery









A visit to the Jim Davis Cemetery ...

The location of the Jim Davis 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 Jim Davis Cemetery ...

The Jim Davis Cemetery is located in Webster Parish.

The parish seat for Webster Parish is located in Minden. Minden lies just to the east northeast of the Jim Davis Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   32.5643°   (32° 33' 51")

Lon:   -93.3849°   (-93° 23' 5")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Jim Davis 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]<2> of the Jim Davis Cemetery.

Bossier City   [Map]     Jamestown   [Map]    
Cotton Valley   [Map]     Minden   [Map]    
Dixie Inn   [Map]     Parkland Village   [Map]    
Doyline   [Map]     Princeton   [Map]    
Dubberly   [Map]     Red Chute   [Map]    
Eastwood   [Map]     Ringgold   [Map]    
Elm Grove   [Map]     Sibley   [Map]    
Espanita Village   [Map]     Taylor   [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 Jim Davis Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Webster Parish.

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

Benton   [Map]
 - Located in Bossier Parish
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Jim Davis Cemetery
 
Bossier City   [Map]
 - Located in Bossier Parish
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the West (W) of the Jim Davis Cemetery
 
Gibsland   [Map]
 - Located in Bienville Parish
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the East (E) of the Jim Davis Cemetery
 
Minden   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jim Davis Cemetery
 
Mount Lebanon   [Map]
 - Located in Bienville Parish
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Jim Davis Cemetery
 
Ringgold   [Map]
 - Located in Bienville Parish
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Jim Davis Cemetery
 
Shreveport   [Map]
 - Located in Caddo Parish
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Jim Davis 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 helpful 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 Jim Davis Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Webster 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
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Union County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bienville Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bossier Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Caddo Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Claiborne Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
De Soto Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lincoln 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

 
Union Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Winn Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Cass County (TX):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Harrison County (TX):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Marion County (TX):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Panola County (TX):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Louisiana,
Cemeteries of Webster 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 23 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Jim Davis Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Allen Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northeast (NE) of the Jim Davis Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #66834<3>

Allen Town Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bossier Parish

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the west (W) of the Jim Davis Cemetery

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northeast (NE) of the Jim Davis Cemetery

Baten Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north (N) of the Jim Davis Cemetery

Bush Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southeast (SE) of the Jim Davis Cemetery

Camp Zion Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bossier Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southwest (SW) of the Jim Davis Cemetery

Fuller Memorial Shrine Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the east northeast (ENE) of the Jim Davis Cemetery

Garden of Memory Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northeast (NE) of the Jim Davis Cemetery

Growing Valley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Jim Davis Cemetery

Haughton Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bossier Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Jim Davis Cemetery

Keene Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southeast (SE) of the Jim Davis Cemetery

Kennon Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the east southeast (ESE) of the Jim Davis Cemetery

Knottingham Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the east northeast (ENE) of the Jim Davis Cemetery

Lane Memorial Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the east southeast (ESE) of the Jim Davis Cemetery

Minden Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northeast (NE) of the Jim Davis Cemetery

Overton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the east northeast (ENE) of the Jim Davis Cemetery

Pilgrim Rest Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the east (E) of the Jim Davis Cemetery

Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the east (E) of the Jim Davis Cemetery

Raine Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Jim Davis Cemetery

Ratcliff Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north (N) of the Jim Davis Cemetery

St. James Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Jim Davis Cemetery

Union Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Jim Davis Cemetery

Walker Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the southeast (SE) of the Jim Davis Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Jim Davis 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 Jim Davis Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #536045   (Name of Record: Jim Davis Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Webster
Lat: 32.5643177     Lon: -93.3848932   [Map]
Elev: 56         Map Name: Doyline

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Louisiana

About Webster 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.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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 Jim Davis Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5643, Longitude: -93.3849     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Jim Davis 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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