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The location of Owens Cemetery









A visit to the Owens Cemetery ...

The location of the Owens 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 Owens Cemetery ...

The Owens Cemetery is located in Washington Parish.

The parish seat for Washington Parish is located in Franklinton. Franklinton lies just to the north of the Owens Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.7216°   (30° 43' 17")

Lon:   -90.1531°   (-90° 9' 11")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 55 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Owens 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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Owens Cemetery

Alex P. Blackwell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Owens Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #67013<3>

Blackwell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

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

Blackwell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Owens Cemetery

Bogue Falaya Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south (S) of the Owens Cemetery

Bullock Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north (N) of the Owens Cemetery

Canaan Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2172596

Chappell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cordelia Cemetery   [Map]

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

Corken Cemetery   [Map]

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

Corkern Cemetery   [Map]

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

Corkern Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Owens Cemetery

Creel Cemetery   [Map]

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

Edwards Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

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

Elias Lee Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

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

Fendlason Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Owens Cemetery

Fitzgerald Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Owens Cemetery

Folsom Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

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

Fussell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

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

Fussell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hay Hollow Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

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

House Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hughes Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

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

Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]

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

Jones Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Owens Cemetery

Lee Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

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

Lee Road Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Owens Cemetery

Letchworth Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Owens Cemetery

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

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

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Owens Cemetery

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

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

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mizell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Owens Cemetery

Morris Cemetery   [Map]

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

Neal Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

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

New Hope Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68384

New Zion Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Owens Cemetery

Noah Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Owens Cemetery

Okeefe Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Owens Cemetery

Pasman Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pierre Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

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

Poplus Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68634

St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Owens Cemetery

Seal Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sharp Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Owens Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68948

Sharp Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sharps Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Owens Cemetery

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

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

Spencer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Owens Cemetery

Stevens Cemetery   [Map]

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

Strahan Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sylvest Cemetery   [Map]

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

Tison Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Owens Cemetery

Varnado Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #69205

Wallace Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Owens Cemetery.

Abita Springs   [Map]     Loranger   [Map]    
Amite City   [Map]     Madisonville   [Map]    
Bogalusa   [Map]     Mount Hermon   [Map]    
Bush   [Map]     Robert   [Map]    
Covington   [Map]     Roseland   [Map]    
Enon   [Map]     Saint Benedict   [Map]    
Fluker   [Map]     Stoney Point   [Map]    
Folsom   [Map]     Sun   [Map]    
Franklinton   [Map]     Sunny Hill   [Map]    
Henry City   [Map]     Talisheek   [Map]    
Husser   [Map]     Tickfaw   [Map]    
Independence   [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 Owens 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 Owens Cemetery.

Amite City   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West (W) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Bogalusa   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Covington   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Tammany Parish
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Hammond   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Roseland   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West (W) of the Owens Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to 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 Owens 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:

Ascension Parish:     Cyndi's
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East Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's
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East Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's
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Livingston Parish:     Cyndi's
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Orleans Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Saint Helena Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Saint Tammany Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Tangipahoa Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Amite County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Hancock County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Harrison County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Marion County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Pearl River County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Pike County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Stone County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Walthall County (MS):     Cyndi's
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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 Owens 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 Owens Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #537922   (Name of Record: Owens Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Washington
Lat: 30.7215758     Lon: -90.1531385   [Map]
Elev: 58         Map Name: Folsom

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.

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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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Owens Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7216, Longitude: -90.1531     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Owens 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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