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The location of Lafrere Cemetery









A visit to the Lafrere Cemetery ...

The location of the Lafrere 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 Lafrere Cemetery ...

The Lafrere Cemetery is located in Saint Tammany Parish.

The parish seat for Saint Tammany Parish is located in Covington. Covington lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the northwest of the Lafrere Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.3124°   (30° 18' 44")

Lon:   -89.9370°   (-89° 56' 13")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 19 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Lafrere Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Saint Tammany Parish.

Amos Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east (E) of the Lafrere Cemetery

Chinchuba Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Lafrere Cemetery

Cousin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the northeast (NE) of the Lafrere Cemetery

Crow Cemetery   [Map]

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

Dubuisson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Lafrere Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #67413<3>

Forest Lawn Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east (E) of the Lafrere Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #67541

Green Cemetery   [Map]

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

Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Lafrere Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #67673

Harrison Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Lafrere Cemetery

James Todd Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the northeast (NE) of the Lafrere Cemetery

Little Zion Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the east (E) of the Lafrere Cemetery

Mandeville Cemetery   [Map]

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

Morgan Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68252

Oddfellow Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Lafrere Cemetery

Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Lafrere Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68503

Parker Cemetery   [Map]

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

Peace Grove Cemetery   [Map]

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

Slidell Memorial Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Lafrere Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #67718

Toomer Memorial Cemetery   [Map]

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

Abita Springs   [Map]     Mandeville   [Map]    
Bon Village   [Map]     McClane City   [Map]    
Browns Village   [Map]     North Shore Beach   [Map]    
Covington   [Map]     North Shore   [Map]    
Eden Isle   [Map]     Northwood Village   [Map]    
Hickory   [Map]     Oak Harbor   [Map]    
Huntwyck Village   [Map]     Pearl River   [Map]    
Lacombe   [Map]     Slidell   [Map]    
Lake Shore Village   [Map]     Talisheek   [Map]    
Lake Village   [Map]     Tanglewood Village   [Map]    
Madisonville   [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 Lafrere Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Saint Tammany Parish.

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

Covington   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lafrere Cemetery
 
Gainesville - Historic   [Map]
 - Located in Hancock County (MS)
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of the Lafrere Cemetery
 
Mandeville   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lafrere Cemetery
 
Slidell   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Lafrere Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit 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 Lafrere Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Saint Tammany Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Jefferson Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Livingston Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Orleans Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Plaquemines Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Bernard Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Charles Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Helena Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint James Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint John the Baptist Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Tangipahoa Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Hancock County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Harrison County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Marion County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pearl River County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Stone County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Walthall County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Louisiana,
Cemeteries of Saint Tammany Parish
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Louisiana
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Louisiana
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Louisiana,
Cemeteries of Saint Tammany 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 Lafrere 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 Lafrere Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1627422   (Name of Record: Lafrere Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: St. Tammany
Lat: 30.3124177     Lon: -89.9370149   [Map]
Elev: 3         Map Name: Lacombe

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Louisiana

About Saint Tammany Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Saint Tammany Parish: www.stpgov.org/

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' 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 Lafrere Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.3124, Longitude: -89.9370     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Lafrere 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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