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The location of Koran Cemetery









A visit to the Koran Cemetery ...

The location of the Koran 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 Koran Cemetery ...

The Koran Cemetery is located in Bossier Parish.

The parish seat for Bossier Parish is located in Benton. Benton lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the northwest of the Koran Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   32.4424°   (32° 26' 32")

Lon:   -93.4680°   (-93° 28' 4")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 17 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Koran Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Allen Town Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north (N) of the Koran Cemetery

Burns Cemetery   [Map]

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

Camp Zion Cemetery   [Map]

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

Coleman Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bienville Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Koran Cemetery

Fillmore Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Koran Cemetery

Gilmer Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

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

Haughton Cemetery   [Map]

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

Marshall Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Koran Cemetery

Mayflower Cemetery   [Map]

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

Oakland Cemetery   [Map]

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

Raine Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

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

Reeves Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bienville Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Koran Cemetery

St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]

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

Shehee Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bienville Parish

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

Suggs Cemetery   [Map]

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

Union Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Koran Cemetery

Vanorsdale Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Koran Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Koran Cemetery.

Bossier City   [Map]     Jamestown   [Map]    
Dixie Inn   [Map]     Minden   [Map]    
Doyline   [Map]     Normandy Village   [Map]    
Dubberly   [Map]     Parkland Village   [Map]    
Eastwood   [Map]     Princeton   [Map]    
Ellerbe Woods   [Map]     Red Chute   [Map]    
Elm Grove   [Map]     Ringgold   [Map]    
Espanita Village   [Map]     Shreveport   [Map]    
Frierson   [Map]     Sibley   [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 Koran Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Bossier Parish.

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

Bossier City   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Koran Cemetery
 
Minden   [Map]
 - Located in Webster Parish
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Koran Cemetery
 
Ringgold   [Map]
 - Located in Bienville Parish
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Koran Cemetery
 
Shreveport   [Map]
 - Located in Caddo Parish
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Koran 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 Koran Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Bossier 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

 
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
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lincoln Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Natchitoches Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Red River Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Sabine Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Union Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Webster 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
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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

 
Shelby 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 Bossier 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 Koran 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 Koran Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #554945   (Name of Record: Koran Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Bossier
Lat: 32.4423759     Lon: -93.467951   [Map]
Elev: 65         Map Name: Koran

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Louisiana

About Bossier Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Bossier Parish: www.mybossier.com/

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 Koran Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4424, Longitude: -93.4680     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Koran Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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