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The location of Lanier Cemetery









A visit to the Lanier Cemetery ...

The location of the Lanier 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 Lanier Cemetery ...

The Lanier Cemetery is located in Tangipahoa Parish.

The parish seat for Tangipahoa Parish is located in Amite City. Amite City lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Lanier Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.6069°   (30° 36' 24")

Lon:   -90.4368°   (-90° 26' 12")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 40 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Lanier Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Tangipahoa Parish.

Baham Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Lanier Cemetery

Bahm Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Lanier Cemetery

Ballard Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bankston Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Lanier Cemetery

Barnett Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Lanier Cemetery

Bennett Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Lanier Cemetery

Briar Patch Cemetery   [Map]

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

Colonial Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cooper Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the Lanier Cemetery

Cooper Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the Lanier Cemetery

Cutrer Cemetery   [Map]

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

Durbin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Lanier Cemetery

Durbin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Lanier Cemetery

Ford Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Lanier Cemetery

Garahy Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Lanier Cemetery

Greenfield Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Lanier Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2273911<3>

Hayden Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Lanier Cemetery

Henen Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Lanier Cemetery

Hoffman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Lanier Cemetery

Hoover Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Lanier Cemetery

Hutchinson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Lanier Cemetery

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Lanier Cemetery

Joiner Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Lanier Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #67910

Joiner Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Lanier Cemetery

Lanier Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Lanier Cemetery

Loranger Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lynne Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Lanier Cemetery

Martin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Lanier Cemetery

McMichael Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Lanier Cemetery

Mt. Stevens Cemetery   [Map]

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

Myra Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Lanier Cemetery

Narretto Cemetery   [Map]

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

Natalbany Cemetery   [Map]

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

Neal Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Lanier Cemetery

Reid Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Lanier Cemetery

Robertson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Lanier Cemetery

Robertson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Stevens Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Lanier Cemetery

Tycer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the southwest (SW) of the Lanier Cemetery

Warren Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Lanier Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Lanier Cemetery.

Albany   [Map]     Loranger   [Map]    
Amite City   [Map]     Montpelier   [Map]    
Fluker   [Map]     Natalbany   [Map]    
Folsom   [Map]     Ponchatoula   [Map]    
Hammond   [Map]     Robert   [Map]    
Henry City   [Map]     Roseland   [Map]    
Holden   [Map]     Springfield   [Map]    
Husser   [Map]     Starns   [Map]    
Independence   [Map]     Tickfaw   [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 Lanier Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Tangipahoa Parish.

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

Amite City   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Greensburg   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Helena Parish
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Hammond   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Livingston   [Map]
 - Located in Livingston Parish
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Ponchatoula   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Roseland   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Springfield   [Map]
 - Located in Livingston Parish
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lanier Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start 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 Lanier Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Tangipahoa Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Ascension Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
East Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
East Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Iberville Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
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

 
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
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Tammany Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
West Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
West Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Amite County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hancock County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Marion County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pearl River County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pike County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Walthall County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Wilkinson 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 Tangipahoa Parish
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Louisiana
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Louisiana
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Louisiana,
Cemeteries of Tangipahoa 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 Lanier 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 Lanier Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #536333   (Name of Record: Lanier Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tangipahoa
Lat: 30.6068557     Lon: -90.4367559   [Map]
Elev: 19         Map Name: Hammond

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Louisiana

About Tangipahoa Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Tangipahoa Parish: www.tangicouncil.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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 Lanier Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.6069, Longitude: -90.4368     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Lanier 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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