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The location of Myford Cemetery









A visit to the Myford Cemetery ...

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 Myford Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Myford Cemetery (FAG ID #68351)

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 Myford Cemetery ...

The Myford Cemetery 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 of the Myford Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.3426°   (30° 20' 33")

Lon:   -90.9589°   (-90° 57' 32")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 37 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Myford Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bible Students Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Myford Cemetery

Cann Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

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

Cornerview Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south (S) of the Myford Cemetery

Denham Springs Memorial Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Livingston Parish

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the north (N) of the Myford Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #156509

Doug Decoteau Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ealy Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1985685

Faithful Cemetery   [Map]

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

Felder Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Livingston Parish

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

Ficklin Cemetery   [Map]

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

Greenoaks Memorial Park   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Myford Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #67665

Harelson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

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

Hebron Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Livingston Parish

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

Hope Haven Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Myford Cemetery

Kleinpeter Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

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

Knox Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

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

Laboring Society Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Myford Cemetery

Little Zion Baptist Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south (S) of the Myford Cemetery

Lusk Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Iberville Parish

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Myford Cemetery

Mt. Pelgrim Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Myford Cemetery

Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemeteries   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68324

New St. John Baptist Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south (S) of the Myford Cemetery

O'Neal Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

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

Plainview Baptist Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Livingston Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Myford Cemetery

Resthaven Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

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

Richards Gardens of Memory Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west northwest (WNW) of the Myford Cemetery

St. Gabriel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Iberville Parish

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Myford Cemetery

St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Livingston Parish

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

St. Landry Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south (S) of the Myford Cemetery

St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south (S) of the Myford Cemetery

St. Peter Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Myford Cemetery

St. Theresa of Avila Catholic Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. William Catholic Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Livingston Parish

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

Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68959

Wall Cemetery   [Map]

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

Watson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Livingston Parish

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

Woodlawn Baptist Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Myford Cemetery.

Brignac   [Map]     Little Prairie   [Map]    
Bullion   [Map]     Oak Grove   [Map]    
Claybank   [Map]     Oak Hills Place   [Map]    
Cornerview   [Map]     Old Jefferson   [Map]    
Duplessis   [Map]     Perkins Village   [Map]    
Dutch Town   [Map]     Port Vincent   [Map]    
French Settlement   [Map]     Prairieville   [Map]    
Galvez Town   [Map]     Shenandoah   [Map]    
Galvez   [Map]     Summerfield   [Map]    
Hobart   [Map]     Village Saint George   [Map]    
Hope Villa   [Map]     Weber City   [Map]    
Inniswold   [Map]     Woodshire Village   [Map]    
Lake   [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 Myford Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Ascension Parish.

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

Port Vincent   [Map]
 - Located in Livingston Parish
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Myford Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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 Myford Cemetery:

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
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East Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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East Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Iberia Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Iberville Parish:     Cyndi's
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Jefferson Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Lafourche Parish:     Cyndi's
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Livingston Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Pointe Coupee Parish:     Cyndi's
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Saint Charles Parish:     Cyndi's
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Saint Helena Parish:     Cyndi's
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Saint James Parish:     Cyndi's
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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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Saint Tammany Parish:     Cyndi's
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Tangipahoa Parish:     Cyndi's
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Terrebonne Parish:     Cyndi's
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Washington Parish:     Cyndi's
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West Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's
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West Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's
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Amite County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Wilkinson County (MS):     Cyndi's
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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 Myford Cemetery (FAG ID #68351)
 
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 Myford Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Myford Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Myford Cemetery 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 Myford Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #537509   (Name of Record: Myford Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Ascension
Lat: 30.3426933     Lon: -90.9589895   [Map]
Elev: 5         Map Name: Prairieville

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #68351

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of 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 'point-to-point' 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 Myford Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.3426, Longitude: -90.9589     [Map].

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