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The location of Overton Cemetery









A visit to the Overton Cemetery ...

The location of the Overton 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 Overton Cemetery ...

The Overton Cemetery is located in East Feliciana Parish.

The parish seat for East Feliciana Parish is located in Clinton. Clinton lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northeast of the Overton Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.7371°   (30° 44' 13")

Lon:   -91.1207°   (-91° 7' 14")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 28 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Overton Cemetery.

Baker   [Map]     Norwood   [Map]    
Baywood   [Map]     Patin   [Map]    
Brownfields   [Map]     Port Hudson   [Map]    
Central   [Map]     Pride   [Map]    
Clinton   [Map]     Rougon   [Map]    
Devalls   [Map]     Saint Francisville   [Map]    
Ethel   [Map]     Slaughter   [Map]    
Glynn   [Map]     Tristian Village   [Map]    
Greenwell Springs   [Map]     Ventress   [Map]    
Hermitage   [Map]     Wakefield   [Map]    
Jackson   [Map]     Watson   [Map]    
Maribel Village   [Map]     Wilson   [Map]    
Merrydale   [Map]     Zachary   [Map]    
Monticello   [Map]     Zion City   [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 Overton Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in East Feliciana Parish.

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

Baker   [Map]
 - Located in East Baton Rouge Parish
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Overton Cemetery
 
Clinton   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Overton Cemetery
 
Jackson   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Overton Cemetery
 
Port Hudson   [Map]
 - Located in East Baton Rouge Parish
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Overton Cemetery
 
Saint Francisville   [Map]
 - Located in West Feliciana Parish
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Overton Cemetery
 
Wilson   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of the Overton Cemetery
 
Zachary   [Map]
 - Located in East Baton Rouge Parish
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Overton 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 professional and volunteer 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 Overton Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to East Feliciana Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Ascension Parish:     Cyndi's
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Avoyelles Parish:     Cyndi's
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Concordia Parish:     Cyndi's
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East Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's
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Iberville Parish:     Cyndi's
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Pointe Coupee Parish:     Cyndi's
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Saint Helena Parish:     Cyndi's
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Saint James Parish:     Cyndi's
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Saint Landry Parish:     Cyndi's
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Saint Martin Parish:     Cyndi's
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Tangipahoa Parish:     Cyndi's
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Washington Parish:     Cyndi's
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West Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's
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West Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's
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Adams County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Amite County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Franklin County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Pike County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Wilkinson County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Louisiana,
Cemeteries of East Feliciana 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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 36 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Overton Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Asphodel Cemetery   [Map]

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

Azalea Rest Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

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

Ballard Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

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

Beech Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

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

Beutoville Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Overton Cemetery

Black Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

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

Cleveland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Overton Cemetery

Douglass Cemetery   [Map]

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

Drehr Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Overton Cemetery

Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]

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

Fairview Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Overton Cemetery

Forbes Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Overton Cemetery

Green Briar Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Overton Cemetery

Hawsey Cemetery   [Map]

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

Haynes Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Overton Cemetery

Irwin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Overton Cemetery

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

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

Keller Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Overton Cemetery

Lane Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lipscomb Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Overton Cemetery

Mahoney Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east (E) of the Overton Cemetery

McCoy Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Overton Cemetery

McHugh Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

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

McKay Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mt. Holly Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

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

Overton Cemetery   [Map]

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

Patterson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Overton Cemetery

Providence Cemetery   [Map]

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

Redwood Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

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

Rylander Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Overton Cemetery

Shaffer Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Overton Cemetery

Stanford Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Overton Cemetery

Strangers Home Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the southeast (SE) of the Overton Cemetery

Taylor Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Overton Cemetery

White Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Overton Cemetery

Young Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Overton 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 Overton Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #537920   (Name of Record: Overton Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: East Feliciana
Lat: 30.737128     Lon: -91.1206621   [Map]
Elev: 43         Map Name: Fred

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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.
<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 Overton Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7371, Longitude: -91.1207     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Overton Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).




 

 

 

 

 


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