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The location of Pisgah Cemetery









A visit to the Pisgah Cemetery ...

The location of the Pisgah 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 Pisgah Cemetery ...

The Pisgah Cemetery is located in West Feliciana Parish.

The parish seat for West Feliciana Parish is located in Saint Francisville. Saint Francisville lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the southwest of the Pisgah Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.9627°   (30° 57' 45")

Lon:   -91.1537°   (-91° 9' 13")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Pisgah Cemetery.

Centreville (MS)   [Map]     Saint Francisville   [Map]    
Clinton   [Map]     Slaughter   [Map]    
Coleman Town   [Map]     Tunica   [Map]    
Crosby (MS)   [Map]     Wakefield   [Map]    
Ethel   [Map]     Weyanoke   [Map]    
Gloster (MS)   [Map]     Wilson   [Map]    
Jackson   [Map]     Woodland   [Map]    
Norwood   [Map]     Woodville (MS)   [Map]    
Port Hudson   [Map]     Zachary   [Map]    
Pride   [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 Pisgah Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in West Feliciana Parish.

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

Clinton   [Map]
 - Located in East Feliciana Parish
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 
Gloster   [Map]
 - Located in Amite County (MS)
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 
Jackson   [Map]
 - Located in East Feliciana Parish
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 
Port Hudson   [Map]
 - Located in East Baton Rouge Parish
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 
Saint Francisville   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 
Wilson   [Map]
 - Located in East Feliciana Parish
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 
Woodville   [Map]
 - Located in Wilkinson County (MS)
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 
Zachary   [Map]
 - Located in East Baton Rouge Parish
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South (S) of the Pisgah 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 - 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 Pisgah Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to West Feliciana Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Ascension Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Avoyelles Parish:     Cyndi's
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Catahoula 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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East Feliciana 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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Washington Parish:     Cyndi's
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West Baton Rouge 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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Jefferson County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Lincoln 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 West 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 54 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Pisgah Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Austin Cemetery   [Map]

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

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<3>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #66896<4>

Beech Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

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

Boatner Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Amite County (MS)

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

Carruth Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

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

Dawson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

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

Dubose Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

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

East Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

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

Easter Star Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Pisgah Cemetery

Emberhill Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Wilkinson County (MS)

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

Embre Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Wilkinson County (MS)

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

Embre Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Wilkinson County (MS)

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

Gaulden Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Wilkinson County (MS)

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

Hawsey Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

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

Huff Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Wilkinson County (MS)

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Pisgah Cemetery

Huff Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Wilkinson County (MS)

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

Huff Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Wilkinson County (MS)

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

Keller Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

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

King Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Wilkinson County (MS)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the Pisgah Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #60281

Lee Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

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

McCausland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Pisgah Cemetery

McGraw Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Wilkinson County (MS)

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

McQueen Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

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

Minor Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mt. Olive Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Wilkinson County (MS)

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

Nathaniel Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Wilkinson County (MS)

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

Norwood Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

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

Norwood Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Wilkinson County (MS)

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

Packnett Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Wilkinson County (MS)

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

Packnett Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Wilkinson County (MS)

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

Pemble Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the Pisgah Cemetery

Phares Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Wilkinson County (MS)

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #61885

Pipes Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

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

Pleasant Grove Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Wilkinson County (MS)

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2220851

Powell Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Wilkinson County (MS)

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

Redhead Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Wilkinson County (MS)

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

Redhead Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Wilkinson County (MS)

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

Richardson Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Wilkinson County (MS)

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Pisgah Cemetery

Rilgrims Rest Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

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

St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

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

Sandel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

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

Schuter Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Wilkinson County (MS)

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

Schuter Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Wilkinson County (MS)

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

Scott Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Pisgah Cemetery

Scott Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south (S) of the Pisgah Cemetery

Singletar Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

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

Spillman Cemetery   [Map]

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

Springhill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

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

Taylor Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

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

Wall Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Wilkinson County (MS)

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

Whitaker Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Wilkinson County (MS)

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

White Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Wilkinson County (MS)

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

White Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Wilkinson County (MS)

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #63567

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Pisgah 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 Pisgah Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #538217   (Name of Record: Pisgah Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: West Feliciana
Lat: 30.9626784     Lon: -91.153718   [Map]
Elev: 89         Map Name: Rogillioville

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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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 Pisgah Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.9627, Longitude: -91.1537     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Pisgah Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<4>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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