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The location of Otzenberger Cemetery









A visit to the Otzenberger Cemetery ...

The location of the Otzenberger 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 Otzenberger Cemetery ...

The Otzenberger Cemetery is located in Washington Parish.

The parish seat for Washington Parish is located in Franklinton. Franklinton lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the northwest of the Otzenberger Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.6849°   (30° 41' 5")

Lon:   -89.8890°   (-89° 53' 20")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 36 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Otzenberger 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 Otzenberger Cemetery

Bush Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Otzenberger Cemetery

Carpenter Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

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

Cooper Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Otzenberger Cemetery

Copper Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

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

Cowart Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

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

Crawford Memorial Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Otzenberger Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #67319<3>

Duffys Cemetery   [Map]

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

Galloway Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

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

Galloway Cemetery   [Map]

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

Grantham Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

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

Hebron Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

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

Hillview Memorial Gardens   [Map]

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

Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Otzenberger Cemetery

Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]

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

Jewel Pierce Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south southeast (SSE) of the Otzenberger Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #67895

Keller Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

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

Knight Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north (N) of the Otzenberger Cemetery

Lavinghouse Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Otzenberger Cemetery

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

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

McGehee Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pearl River County (MS)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Otzenberger Cemetery

McGehee Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mizell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south (S) of the Otzenberger Cemetery

Old Magee Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pierce Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Otzenberger Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68564

Ponemah Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Otzenberger Cemetery

Pounds Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Otzenberger Cemetery

Reviere Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rogers Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

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

Sheridan Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sun Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south (S) of the Otzenberger Cemetery

Talleys Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #69102

Walker Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #69236

Wallace Cemetery   [Map]

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

Williams Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

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

Williams Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Otzenberger Cemetery.

Abita Springs   [Map]     Mandeville   [Map]    
Angie   [Map]     Pearl River   [Map]    
Bogalusa   [Map]     Picayune (MS)   [Map]    
Bush   [Map]     Poplarville (MS)   [Map]    
Covington   [Map]     Saint Benedict   [Map]    
Enon   [Map]     Stoney Point   [Map]    
Folsom   [Map]     Sun   [Map]    
Franklinton   [Map]     Talisheek   [Map]    
Hickory   [Map]     Varnado   [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 Otzenberger 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 Otzenberger Cemetery.

Bogalusa   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Otzenberger Cemetery
 
Covington   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Tammany Parish
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Otzenberger Cemetery
 
Gainesville - Historic   [Map]
 - Located in Hancock County (MS)
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Otzenberger Cemetery
 
Mandeville   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Tammany Parish
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Otzenberger Cemetery
 
Picayune   [Map]
 - Located in Pearl River County (MS)
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Otzenberger Cemetery
 
Poplarville   [Map]
 - Located in Pearl River County (MS)
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Otzenberger 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 Otzenberger 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:

Livingston Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Orleans Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Bernard Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
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

 
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

 
Lamar County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lawrence 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
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Perry 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

 
Stone County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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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 Otzenberger 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 Otzenberger Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #542147   (Name of Record: Otzenberger Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Washington
Lat: 30.684911     Lon: -89.888963   [Map]
Elev: 27         Map Name: Sun

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Otzenberger Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.6849, Longitude: -89.8890     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Otzenberger Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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