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The location of Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery









A visit to the Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery ...

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 five sections:

The Location of the Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery ...

The Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery is located in Orleans Parish.

The parish seat for Orleans Parish is located in New Orleans. New Orleans lies just to the southeast of the Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery

Lat:   29.9817°   (29° 58' 54")

Lon:   -90.1106°   (-90° 6' 38")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 34 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<1> of the Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Ahavas Sholem Cemetery   [Map]

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

Carrollton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery

Chalmette National Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Bernard Parish

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

Evening Star Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson Parish

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

Firemens Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery

Garden of Memories   [Map]

Located in Jefferson Parish

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west (W) of the Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery

Girod Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hebrew Rest Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hook and Ladder Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson Parish

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #734935<2>

Hughes Cemetery   [Map]

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

Jewish Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south (S) of the Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery

Lafayette Cemetery #1   [Map]

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

Lafayette Cemetery #2   [Map]

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

Lincoln Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east (E) of the Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery

Mandeville Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery

McDonoghville Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery

Mt. Olivet Cemetery   [Map]

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

Oliver Cemetery   [Map]

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

Our Lady of Prompt Succor Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson Parish

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery

Providence Memorial Park Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west (W) of the Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery

Providence Memorial Park   [Map]

Located in Jefferson Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west (W) of the Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery

Restlawn Park Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson Parish

A large cemetery that lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #640771

St. Louis Cemetery #3   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east (E) of the Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery

St. Louis Cemetery   [Map]

A large cemetery that lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #533315

St. Mary Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery

St. Roch Cemetery Campo Santo   [Map]

A very large cemetery that lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east (E) of the Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68885

St. Vincent Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south (S) of the Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery

St. Vincent De Paul Cemetery   [Map]

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

Valence Street Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south (S) of the Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery

Valient Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south (S) of the Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery

Waggaman Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery

Westlawn Memorial Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson Parish

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

Westlawn South Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery

Woodlawn Park Memorial Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson Parish

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Odd Fellows Rest 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 Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery.

Ama   [Map]     Kenner   [Map]    
Arabi   [Map]     Marrero   [Map]    
Avondale   [Map]     Meraux   [Map]    
Belle Chasse   [Map]     Metairie   [Map]    
Bridge City   [Map]     New Orleans   [Map]    
Chalmette   [Map]     Pine Village   [Map]    
Elmwood   [Map]     River Ridge   [Map]    
English Turn   [Map]     Terrytown   [Map]    
Estelle   [Map]     Timberlane   [Map]    
Gretna   [Map]     Waggaman   [Map]    
Harahan   [Map]     Westwego   [Map]    
Harvey   [Map]     Woodmere   [Map]    
Jefferson   [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 Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Orleans Parish.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery.

Arabi   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Bernard Parish
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery
 
Belle Chasse   [Map]
 - Located in Plaquemines Parish
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery
 
Gretna   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson Parish
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery
 
Kenner   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson Parish
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery
 
Metairie   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson Parish
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery
 
New Orleans   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Orleans Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Ascension Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lafourche Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Livingston Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Plaquemines Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Bernard Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Charles Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint James Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint John the Baptist Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Tammany Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tangipahoa Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Terrebonne Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hancock County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pearl River County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Louisiana,
Cemeteries of Orleans Parish
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Louisiana
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Louisiana
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Louisiana,
Cemeteries of Orleans 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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Louisiana

About Orleans Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.9817, Longitude: -90.1106     [Map].

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<2>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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