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The location of Port Hudson Cemetery









A visit to the Port Hudson Cemetery ...

The location of the Port Hudson 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 Port Hudson Cemetery ...

The Port Hudson Cemetery is located in East Feliciana Parish.

The parish seat for East Feliciana Parish is located in Clinton. Clinton lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the northeast of the Port Hudson Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.6846°   (30° 41' 4")

Lon:   -91.2926°   (-91° 17' 33")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 22 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Port Hudson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alford Cemetery   [Map]

Located in West Baton Rouge Parish

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

Asphodel Cemetery   [Map]

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

Azalea Rest Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

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

Beech Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Port Hudson Cemetery

Cain Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

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

Chenal Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Pointe Coupee Parish

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

Glennon Cemetery   [Map]

Located in West Baton Rouge Parish

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Port Hudson Cemetery

Grace Cemetery   [Map]

Located in West Feliciana Parish

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

Haynes Cemetery   [Map]

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

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

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

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in West Feliciana Parish

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

Port Hudson National Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

A very large cemetery that lies Less than 2 miles to the south southeast (SSE) of the Port Hudson Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68636<3>

Riddle Cemetery   [Map]

Located in West Feliciana Parish

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

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<4>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68704

St. Ambrose Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Pointe Coupee Parish

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

St. Augustine Catholic Church Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Pointe Coupee Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west (W) of the Port Hudson Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1987384

St. Mary's Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Pointe Coupee Parish

A large cemetery that lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west (W) of the Port Hudson Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68853

Shaffer Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

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

Stanford Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

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

Starhill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in West Feliciana Parish

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Port Hudson Cemetery

Washington Cemetery   [Map]

Located in West Feliciana Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north (N) of the Port Hudson Cemetery

Young Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Port Hudson Cemetery

Zion Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Pointe Coupee Parish

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Port Hudson Cemetery.

Baker   [Map]     New Roads   [Map]    
Brownfields   [Map]     Oscar   [Map]    
Carey   [Map]     Patin   [Map]    
Devalls   [Map]     Port Hudson   [Map]    
Dupont   [Map]     Rougon   [Map]    
Erwinville   [Map]     Saint Francisville   [Map]    
Ethel   [Map]     Slaughter   [Map]    
Glynn   [Map]     Tristian Village   [Map]    
Hermitage   [Map]     Ventress   [Map]    
Jackson   [Map]     Wakefield   [Map]    
Jarreau   [Map]     Zachary   [Map]    
Lakeland   [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 Port Hudson 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 Port Hudson Cemetery.

Baker   [Map]
 - Located in East Baton Rouge Parish
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Port Hudson Cemetery
 
Jackson   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Port Hudson Cemetery
 
Port Allen   [Map]
 - Located in West Baton Rouge Parish
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Port Hudson Cemetery
 
Port Hudson   [Map]
 - Located in East Baton Rouge Parish
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Port Hudson Cemetery
 
Saint Francisville   [Map]
 - Located in West Feliciana Parish
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Port Hudson Cemetery
 
Zachary   [Map]
 - Located in East Baton Rouge Parish
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Port Hudson Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we 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 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 Port Hudson 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
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

 
Concordia Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
East Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Iberville Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lafayette Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Livingston Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pointe Coupee Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Helena Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint James Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Landry Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Martin Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Tangipahoa Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
West Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
West Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Adams County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Amite County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Franklin County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pike County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Wilkinson County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Port Hudson 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 Port Hudson Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #538343   (Name of Record: Port Hudson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: East Feliciana
Lat: 30.6846297     Lon: -91.2926103   [Map]
Elev: 25         Map Name: Port Hudson

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Louisiana

About East Feliciana Parish

About Louisiana

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 Port Hudson Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.6846, Longitude: -91.2926     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Port Hudson 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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<4>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.

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