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The location of Knottingham Cemetery









A visit to the Knottingham Cemetery ...

The location of the Knottingham 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 Knottingham Cemetery ...

The Knottingham Cemetery is located in Webster Parish.

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

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

Lat:   32.5752°   (32° 34' 30")

Lon:   -93.3402°   (-93° 20' 24")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 27 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Knottingham 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 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Knottingham Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #66834<3>

Allen Town Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bossier Parish

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north northwest (NNW) of the Knottingham Cemetery

Baten Cemetery   [Map]

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

Burns Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bush Cemetery   [Map]

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

Crowe Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west (W) of the Knottingham Cemetery

Fellowship Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Knottingham Cemetery

Fuller Memorial Shrine Cemetery   [Map]

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

Garden of Memory Cemetery   [Map]

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

Jim Davis Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Knottingham Cemetery

Keene Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Knottingham Cemetery

Kennon Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lane Memorial Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Knottingham Cemetery

Minden Cemetery   [Map]

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

Overton Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pilgrim Rest Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Knottingham Cemetery

Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]

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

Raine Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ratcliff Cemetery   [Map]

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

Richardson Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. James Cemetery   [Map]

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

Union Cemetery   [Map]

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

Vanorsdale Cemetery   [Map]

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

Walker Cemetery   [Map]

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

Walker Cemetery   [Map]

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

Whispering Pines Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Knottingham 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 Knottingham Cemetery.

Athens   [Map]     Heflin   [Map]    
Bossier City   [Map]     Jamestown   [Map]    
Cotton Valley   [Map]     Minden   [Map]    
Dixie Inn   [Map]     Mount Lebanon   [Map]    
Doyline   [Map]     Princeton   [Map]    
Dubberly   [Map]     Red Chute   [Map]    
Eastwood   [Map]     Ringgold   [Map]    
Elm Grove   [Map]     Sibley   [Map]    
Espanita Village   [Map]     Taylor   [Map]    
Gibsland   [Map]     Yellow Pine   [Map]    
Haughton   [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 Knottingham 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 Knottingham Cemetery.

Bossier City   [Map]
 - Located in Bossier Parish
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of the Knottingham Cemetery
 
Gibsland   [Map]
 - Located in Bienville Parish
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of the Knottingham Cemetery
 
Homer   [Map]
 - Located in Claiborne Parish
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Knottingham Cemetery
 
Minden   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Knottingham Cemetery
 
Mount Lebanon   [Map]
 - Located in Bienville Parish
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Knottingham Cemetery
 
Ringgold   [Map]
 - Located in Bienville Parish
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of the Knottingham 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 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 Knottingham 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
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Miller County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Union County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Bienville Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Bossier Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Caddo Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Claiborne Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
De Soto Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lincoln Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Natchitoches Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Red River Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Union Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Winn Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Cass County (TX):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Harrison County (TX):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Marion County (TX):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Panola County (TX):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Knottingham 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 Knottingham Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #540966   (Name of Record: Knottingham Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Webster
Lat: 32.5751509     Lon: -93.3401699   [Map]
Elev: 64         Map Name: Minden South

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Knottingham Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5752, Longitude: -93.3402     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Knottingham 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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