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The location of Occupy #1 Cemetery









A visit to the Occupy #1 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 Occupy #1 Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Occupy #1 Cemetery (FAG ID #191365)

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 Occupy #1 Cemetery ...

The Occupy #1 Cemetery is located in Rapides Parish.

The parish seat for Rapides Parish is located in Alexandria. Alexandria lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<2> to the northeast of the Occupy #1 Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Occupy #1 Cemetery

Lat:   30.9729°   (30° 58' 22")

Lon:   -92.8195°   (-92° 49' 10")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 17 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Occupy #1 Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Doyle Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the Occupy #1 Cemetery

Elisha Memorial Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Occupy #1 Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2267978

Elizabeth Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Allen Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Occupy #1 Cemetery

Hampton Memorial Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Allen Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south (S) of the Occupy #1 Cemetery

Lone Star Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Occupy #1 Cemetery

Martin Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Allen Parish

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Occupy #1 Cemetery

Mathis Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Vernon Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Occupy #1 Cemetery

Melder Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east (E) of the Occupy #1 Cemetery

Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Vernon Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north (N) of the Occupy #1 Cemetery

Osburn Willis Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Occupy #1 Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68499

Semon Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Vernon Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Occupy #1 Cemetery

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Vernon Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Occupy #1 Cemetery

Stanley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Occupy #1 Cemetery

Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Occupy #1 Cemetery

Upper Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Vernon Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Occupy #1 Cemetery

West Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Vernon Parish

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south (S) of the Occupy #1 Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #69272

Bethel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Occupy #1 Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2249215

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Occupy #1 Cemetery.

Cole Central   [Map]     Leander   [Map]    
Cravens   [Map]     Longleaf   [Map]    
Dido   [Map]     Marionville   [Map]    
Elizabeth   [Map]     McNary   [Map]    
Elmer   [Map]     Mittie   [Map]    
Forest Hill   [Map]     Oakdale   [Map]    
Fullerton   [Map]     Otis   [Map]    
Glenmora   [Map]     Pawnee   [Map]    
Grant   [Map]     Pitkin   [Map]    
Hicks   [Map]     Sieper   [Map]    
Hineston   [Map]     Sugartown   [Map]    
Lacamp   [Map]     Tenmile   [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 Occupy #1 Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Rapides Parish.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Occupy #1 Cemetery.

Glenmora   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of the Occupy #1 Cemetery
 
Oakdale   [Map]
 - Located in Allen Parish
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Occupy #1 Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 Occupy #1 Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Rapides Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Acadia Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Allen Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Avoyelles Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Beauregard Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Calcasieu Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Evangeline Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Grant Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson Davis Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Natchitoches Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sabine Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Landry Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Vernon Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Newton County (TX):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Louisiana,
Cemeteries of Rapides Parish
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Louisiana
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Louisiana
 
Find-A-Grave:   The Occupy #1 Cemetery (FAG ID #191365)
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Louisiana,
Cemeteries of Rapides 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 Occupy #1 Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Occupy #1 Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Occupy #1 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 Occupy #1 Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #556216   (Name of Record: Tenmile Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Rapides
Lat: 30.97269     Lon: -92.8201494   [Map]
Elev: 50         Map Name: Steep Gully

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #191365

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Louisiana

About Rapides Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Rapides Parish: www.rppj.com/

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' 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 Occupy #1 Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.9729, Longitude: -92.8195     [Map].

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