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The location of Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries









A visit to the Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries ...

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries (FAG ID #68324)

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. Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries ...

Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries is located in Ascension Parish.

The parish seat for Ascension Parish is located in Donaldsonville. Donaldsonville lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the south southwest of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries

Lat:   30.3289°   (30° 19' 44")

Lon:   -90.8752°   (-90° 52' 30")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 17 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Cann Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries

Colyell Baptist Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Livingston Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries

Doug Decoteau Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries

Faithful Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south (S) of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries

Felder Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Livingston Parish

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north (N) of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries

Ficklin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries

Hebron Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Livingston Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries

Hillman Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries

Lusk Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries

Myford Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west (W) of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68351

Plainview Baptist Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Livingston Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries

Richards Gardens of Memory Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries

St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Livingston Parish

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries

St. Theresa of Avila Catholic Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries

St. William Catholic Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Livingston Parish

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east (E) of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries

Wall Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries

Watson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Livingston Parish

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east (E) of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries

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. Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries.

Brignac   [Map]     Lake   [Map]    
Brittany   [Map]     Little Prairie   [Map]    
Bullion   [Map]     Oak Grove   [Map]    
Claybank   [Map]     Old Jefferson   [Map]    
Cornerview   [Map]     Port Vincent   [Map]    
Duplessis   [Map]     Prairieville   [Map]    
Dutch Town   [Map]     Saint Amant   [Map]    
French Settlement   [Map]     Shenandoah   [Map]    
Galvez Town   [Map]     Sorrento   [Map]    
Galvez   [Map]     Summerfield   [Map]    
Gonzales   [Map]     Walker   [Map]    
Hobart   [Map]     Weber City   [Map]    
Hope Villa   [Map]     Woodshire Village   [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. Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Ascension Parish.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries.

Port Vincent   [Map]
 - Located in Livingston Parish
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries

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 either 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 Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Ascension Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Assumption Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
East Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
East Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Iberville Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Lafourche Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Livingston Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Orleans Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Pointe Coupee Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Saint Charles Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Saint Helena Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Saint James Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Saint John the Baptist Parish:     Cyndi's
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Saint Martin Parish:     Cyndi's
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Saint Mary Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Saint Tammany Parish:     Cyndi's
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Tangipahoa Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Terrebonne Parish:     Cyndi's
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Washington Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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West Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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West Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Amite County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Wilkinson County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Louisiana,
Cemeteries of Ascension Parish
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Louisiana
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Louisiana
 
Find-A-Grave:   The Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries (FAG ID #68324)
 
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 Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries ...

While our initial data for the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries elsewhere. 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. Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries.

Referenced GNIS Records ...

GNIS ID #537427   (Name of Record: Mount Zion Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Ascension
Lat: 30.3293606     Lon: -90.8750981   [Map]
Elev: 6         Map Name: Prairieville


GNIS ID #542532   (Name of Record: Mount Zion Cemeteries)

Class: cemetery
County: Ascension
Lat: 30.328805     Lon: -90.8742647   [Map]
Elev: 6         Map Name: French Settlement

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #68324

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Louisiana

About Ascension Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Ascension Parish: www.ascensionparish.net/

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.3289, Longitude: -90.8752     [Map].

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