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The location of Old Fornea Cemetery









A visit to the Old Fornea Cemetery ...

The location of the Old Fornea 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 Old Fornea Cemetery ...

The Old Fornea Cemetery is located in Washington Parish.

The parish seat for Washington Parish is located in Franklinton. Franklinton lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the west of the Old Fornea Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.8977°   (30° 53' 51")

Lon:   -89.7992°   (-89° 47' 57")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 34 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Old Fornea Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west (W) of the Old Fornea Cemetery

Adams Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Old Fornea Cemetery

Baughman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Old Fornea Cemetery

Blackwell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Old Fornea Cemetery

Bonnie Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Old Fornea Cemetery

Central Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west (W) of the Old Fornea Cemetery

Church of God Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Old Fornea Cemetery

Coburn Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Old Fornea Cemetery

Ford Chapel Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Marion County (MS)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Old Fornea Cemetery

Fornea Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west (W) of the Old Fornea Cemetery

Hill Top Cemetery   [Map]

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

Kennedy Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pearl River County (MS)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Old Fornea Cemetery

Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Old Fornea Cemetery

Miley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Old Fornea Cemetery

Mohon Cemetery   [Map]

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

Moses Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Old Fornea Cemetery

Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Old Fornea Cemetery

Muster Ground Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west (W) of the Old Fornea Cemetery

New Hope Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Marion County (MS)

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Old Fornea Cemetery

Old Live Oak Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Old Fornea Cemetery

Pierce Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Old Fornea Cemetery

Pierce Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Old Fornea Cemetery

Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Old Fornea Cemetery

Ponemah Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Old Fornea Cemetery

Rester Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west (W) of the Old Fornea Cemetery

Richie Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pearl River County (MS)

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Old Fornea Cemetery

Sam Carroll Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west (W) of the Old Fornea Cemetery

Seal Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west (W) of the Old Fornea Cemetery

Sheridan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west (W) of the Old Fornea Cemetery

Singley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Old Fornea Cemetery

Temple Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west (W) of the Old Fornea Cemetery

Tullos Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wesley Ray Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Old Fornea Cemetery

William Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Old Fornea Cemetery.

Angie   [Map]     Pinebur (MS)   [Map]    
Bogalusa   [Map]     Poplarville (MS)   [Map]    
Bush   [Map]     Purvis (MS)   [Map]    
Columbia (MS)   [Map]     Smith Town (MS)   [Map]    
Enon   [Map]     Stoney Point   [Map]    
Folsom   [Map]     Sun   [Map]    
Franklinton   [Map]     Talisheek   [Map]    
Lumberton (MS)   [Map]     Tylertown (MS)   [Map]    
Mount Hermon   [Map]     Varnado   [Map]    
Picayune (MS)   [Map]     Wells Town (MS)   [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 Old Fornea Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Washington Parish.

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

Bogalusa   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Fornea Cemetery
 
Columbia   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County (MS)
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North (N) of the Old Fornea Cemetery
 
Lumberton   [Map]
 - Located in Lamar County (MS)
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Fornea Cemetery
 
Picayune   [Map]
 - Located in Pearl River County (MS)
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Fornea Cemetery
 
Poplarville   [Map]
 - Located in Pearl River County (MS)
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Fornea 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 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 Old Fornea Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Washington Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Saint Helena 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

 
Amite County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Covington County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Forrest County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hancock County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Harrison County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson Davis County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jones County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lamar County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lawrence County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lincoln County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Marion County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pearl River County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Perry County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pike County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Stone County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Walthall County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #554458   (Name of Record: Old Fornea Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Washington
Lat: 30.8976854     Lon: -89.7992416   [Map]
Elev: 36         Map Name: Angie

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Washington Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Old Fornea Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8977, Longitude: -89.7992     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Old Fornea Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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