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The location of Olliphant Cemetery









A visit to the Olliphant Cemetery ...

The location of the Olliphant 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 Olliphant Cemetery ...

The Olliphant Cemetery is located in Tangipahoa Parish.

The parish seat for Tangipahoa Parish is located in Amite City. Amite City lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the west of the Olliphant Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.7057°   (30° 42' 20")

Lon:   -90.3204°   (-90° 19' 13")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 35 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Olliphant Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bahm Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bailey Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ballard Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west (W) of the Olliphant Cemetery

Bell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north (N) of the Olliphant Cemetery

Bezue Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Olliphant Cemetery

Briar Patch Cemetery   [Map]

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

Brown Cemetery   [Map]

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

Carrier Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Olliphant Cemetery

Cooper Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cooper Cemetery   [Map]

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

Corken Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Olliphant Cemetery

Donaldson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Olliphant Cemetery

Edwards Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east (E) of the Olliphant Cemetery

Elias Lee Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

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

Henen Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Olliphant Cemetery

Hennesy Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hughes Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hughes Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Olliphant Cemetery

Hughes Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north northeast (NNE) of the Olliphant Cemetery

Joiner Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Olliphant Cemetery

Lee Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lowery Cemetery   [Map]

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

Neal Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

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

Neal Cemetery   [Map]

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

Noah Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pasman Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Olliphant Cemetery

Pierre Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

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

Reed Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south southwest (SSW) of the Olliphant Cemetery

St. Rock Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Olliphant Cemetery

Seal Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Olliphant Cemetery

Sharp Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Olliphant Cemetery

Statham Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north (N) of the Olliphant Cemetery

Stevens Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Olliphant Cemetery

Sylvest Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north (N) of the Olliphant Cemetery

Wainwright Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Olliphant Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Olliphant Cemetery.

Amite City   [Map]     Montpelier   [Map]    
Covington   [Map]     Mount Hermon   [Map]    
Enon   [Map]     Natalbany   [Map]    
Fluker   [Map]     Ponchatoula   [Map]    
Folsom   [Map]     Robert   [Map]    
Franklinton   [Map]     Roseland   [Map]    
Hammond   [Map]     Saint Benedict   [Map]    
Henry City   [Map]     Stoney Point   [Map]    
Husser   [Map]     Sunny Hill   [Map]    
Independence   [Map]     Tangipahoa   [Map]    
Kentwood   [Map]     Tickfaw   [Map]    
Loranger   [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 Olliphant Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Tangipahoa Parish.

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

Amite City   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of the Olliphant Cemetery
 
Covington   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Tammany Parish
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Olliphant Cemetery
 
Greensburg   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Helena Parish
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Olliphant Cemetery
 
Hammond   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Olliphant Cemetery
 
Kentwood   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Olliphant Cemetery
 
Osyka   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County (MS)
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Olliphant Cemetery
 
Ponchatoula   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Olliphant Cemetery
 
Roseland   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Olliphant 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 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 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 Olliphant Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Tangipahoa Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Ascension Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
East Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
East Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Livingston Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Orleans Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Charles Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Helena 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

 
Washington Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Amite County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Franklin County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hancock County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lamar County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lawrence County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lincoln County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Marion County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pearl River County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pike County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Walthall County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Wilkinson County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #537878   (Name of Record: Olliphant Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tangipahoa
Lat: 30.7057423     Lon: -90.3203653   [Map]
Elev: 42         Map Name: Husser

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Louisiana

About Tangipahoa Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Tangipahoa Parish: www.tangicouncil.com/

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' 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 Olliphant Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7057, Longitude: -90.3204     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Olliphant Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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