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The location of Lowery Cemetery









A visit to the Lowery Cemetery ...

The location of the Lowery 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 Lowery Cemetery ...

The Lowery 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 west southwest of the Lowery Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.7660°   (30° 45' 57")

Lon:   -90.3581°   (-90° 21' 29")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Lowery 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 Lowery Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Ballard Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Lowery Cemetery

Bankston Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bond Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Lowery Cemetery

Bradley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Briar Patch Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Lowery Cemetery

Bullock Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Lowery Cemetery

Carrier Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the southeast (SE) of the Lowery Cemetery

Casper - Lea Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Lowery Cemetery

Cooper Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Lowery Cemetery

Cooper Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Lowery Cemetery

Cutrer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Lowery Cemetery

Dees Cemetery   [Map]

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

Donaldson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Lowery Cemetery

Edwards Cemetery   [Map]

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

Fairburn Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Lowery Cemetery

Graham Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gunn Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Lowery Cemetery

Hennesy Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Lowery Cemetery

Hughes Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hughes Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Lowery Cemetery

Hughes Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lea Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish

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

Lee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Lowery Cemetery

McDaniel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Lowery Cemetery

New Bankston Cemetery   [Map]

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

Old Bankston Cemetery   [Map]

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

Olliphant Cemetery   [Map]

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

Parkers Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pasman Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish

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

Reed Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Lowery Cemetery

Seal Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish

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

Sharp Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish

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

Spring Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Lowery Cemetery

Statham Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Lowery Cemetery

Stevens Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south (S) of the Lowery Cemetery

Sylvest Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east (E) of the Lowery Cemetery

Varnado Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #69208<3>

Wainwright Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south (S) of the Lowery Cemetery

Walker Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Lowery 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 Lowery Cemetery.

Amite City   [Map]     Montpelier   [Map]    
Enon   [Map]     Mount Hermon   [Map]    
Fluker   [Map]     Natalbany   [Map]    
Folsom   [Map]     Osyka (MS)   [Map]    
Franklinton   [Map]     Robert   [Map]    
Hammond   [Map]     Roseland   [Map]    
Henry City   [Map]     Stoney Point   [Map]    
Husser   [Map]     Sunny Hill   [Map]    
Independence   [Map]     Tangipahoa   [Map]    
Kentwood   [Map]     Tickfaw   [Map]    
Loranger   [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 Lowery 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 Lowery Cemetery.

Amite City   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lowery Cemetery
 
Greensburg   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Helena Parish
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lowery Cemetery
 
Hammond   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lowery Cemetery
 
Kentwood   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lowery Cemetery
 
Osyka   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County (MS)
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lowery Cemetery
 
Roseland   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Lowery 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 - 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 Lowery 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

 
Livingston Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Helena 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 Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Amite County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Franklin County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hancock County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lamar County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lawrence County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lincoln County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Marion County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pearl River County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pike County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Walthall County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Wilkinson County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
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 Lowery 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 Lowery Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #536773   (Name of Record: Lowery Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tangipahoa
Lat: 30.7660184     Lon: -90.358145   [Map]
Elev: 59         Map Name: Wilmer

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of 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 Lowery Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7660, Longitude: -90.3581     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Lowery 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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