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The location of Mt. Calvary Cemetery









A visit to the Mount Calvary Cemetery ...

The location of the Mt. Calvary 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 Mt. Calvary Cemetery ...

The Mt. Calvary Cemetery is located in Saint James Parish.

The parish seat for Saint James Parish is located in Convent. Convent lies just to the southeast of the Mt. Calvary Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Mt. Calvary Cemetery

Lat:   30.0555°   (30° 3' 19")

Lon:   -90.8898°   (-90° 53' 23")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 16 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Mt. Calvary Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ascension Catholic Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Ascension Parish

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

Buena Vista Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Ascension Parish

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

Burnside Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Ascension Parish

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

Celestin Cemetery   [Map]

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

Christ Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Assumption Parish

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west (W) of the Mt. Calvary Cemetery

Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin   [Map]

Located in Assumption Parish

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Calvary Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1727391<3>

Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Ascension Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Mt. Calvary Cemetery

Emanuel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Ascension Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Calvary Cemetery

Monroe Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Ascension Parish

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north (N) of the Mt. Calvary Cemetery

Orange Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Ascension Parish

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Calvary Cemetery

Philippian Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Ascension Parish

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1988843

St. James Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Mt. Calvary Cemetery

St. Jules Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Assumption Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west (W) of the Mt. Calvary Cemetery

St. Michael Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

Aben   [Map]     Lagan   [Map]    
Barton   [Map]     Lutcher   [Map]    
Belle Rose   [Map]     Madewood   [Map]    
Brittany   [Map]     Munsons   [Map]    
Brulie Maurin   [Map]     Paincourtville   [Map]    
Burbank   [Map]     Paulina   [Map]    
Burnside   [Map]     Plattenville   [Map]    
Chatman Town   [Map]     Rosedale   [Map]    
Convent   [Map]     Saint James   [Map]    
Darrow   [Map]     Sorrento   [Map]    
Donaldsonville   [Map]     Sweet Home   [Map]    
Free Town   [Map]     Uncle Sam   [Map]    
Hester   [Map]     Vacherie   [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 Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Saint James Parish.

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

Convent   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Calvary Cemetery
 
Donaldsonville   [Map]
 - Located in Ascension Parish
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Calvary Cemetery
 
Vacherie   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Calvary 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 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 Mt. Calvary Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Saint James Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Ascension Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Assumption Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
East Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
East Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Iberia Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Iberville Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lafourche Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Livingston Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Orleans Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pointe Coupee Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Charles Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Helena Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint John the Baptist Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Martin Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Mary Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Tammany Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Tangipahoa Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Terrebonne Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
West Baton Rouge Parish:     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 James 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 James 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 Mt. Calvary 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 Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1629227   (Name of Record: Mount Calvary Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: St. James
Lat: 30.0554783     Lon: -90.8898185   [Map]
Elev: 4         Map Name: Donaldsonville

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Louisiana

About Saint James Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Saint James Parish: www.stjamesla.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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Mt. Calvary Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.0555, Longitude: -90.8898     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mt. Calvary 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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