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The location of Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery









A visit to the Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery ...

The location of the Our Lady of the Lake 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 Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery ...

The Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery is located in Saint Martin Parish.

The parish seat for Saint Martin Parish is located in Saint Martinville. Saint Martinville lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southwest of the Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery

Lat:   30.2088°   (30° 12' 31")

Lon:   -91.7065°   (-91° 42' 23")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 9 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bunk Johnsons Grave   [Map]

Located in Iberia Parish

The cemetery lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery

Butte La Rose Cemetery   [Map]

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

Calvary Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lafayette Parish

The cemetery lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the west (W) of the Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #205042<3>

Indian Mound Cemetery   [Map]

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

#1 Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Iberia Parish

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the south (S) of the Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery

Our Lady of Mercy Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery

St. Bernard Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery

St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery   [Map]

A large cemetery that lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1979220

St. Peter's Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Iberia Parish

A large cemetery that lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #205857

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery.

Banker Plantation   [Map]     Henderson   [Map]    
Bankers   [Map]     Isle Labbe   [Map]    
Breaux Bridge   [Map]     Keystone   [Map]    
Broussard   [Map]     Levert   [Map]    
Cade   [Map]     Loreauville   [Map]    
Catahoula Cove   [Map]     New Iberia   [Map]    
Cecilia   [Map]     Parks   [Map]    
Coteau Holmes   [Map]     Portage   [Map]    
Delacroix   [Map]     Saint John   [Map]    
Duchamp   [Map]     Saint Martinville   [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 Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Saint Martin Parish.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery.

Breaux Bridge   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery
 
Jeanerette   [Map]
 - Located in Iberia Parish
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) of the Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery
 
Saint Martinville   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery
 
Youngsville   [Map]
 - Located in Lafayette Parish
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Our Lady of the Lake 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 either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note 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 Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Saint Martin Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Acadia Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Ascension Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Assumption Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Avoyelles Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
East Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
East Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Evangeline Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Iberia Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Iberville Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lafayette Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Livingston Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pointe Coupee Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint James Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Landry Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Mary Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Vermilion Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
West Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
West Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

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

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 Our Lady of the Lake 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 Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1627844   (Name of Record: Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: St. Martin
Lat: 30.2088099     Lon: -91.7065023   [Map]
Elev: 3         Map Name: Catahoula

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Louisiana

About Saint Martin Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Saint Martin Parish: www.stmartinparish-la.org/

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 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 Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.2088, Longitude: -91.7065     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Our Lady of the Lake 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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