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The location of Pounds Cemetery









A visit to the Pounds Cemetery ...

The location of the Pounds 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 Pounds Cemetery ...

The Pounds Cemetery is located in Washington Parish.

The parish seat for Washington Parish is located in Franklinton. Franklinton lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Pounds Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.7277°   (30° 43' 39")

Lon:   -89.8481°   (-89° 50' 53")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 30 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Pounds 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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Pounds Cemetery

Coburn Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cooper Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

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

Copper Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

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

Crawford Memorial Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #67319<3>

Galloway Cemetery   [Map]

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

Grantham Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

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

Hillview Memorial Gardens   [Map]

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

Hollman Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pearl River County (MS)

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

Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Pounds Cemetery

Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]

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

Jewel Pierce Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #67895

Keller Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

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

Kennedy Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pearl River County (MS)

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

Knight Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west (W) of the Pounds Cemetery

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

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

McGehee Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pearl River County (MS)

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

McGehee Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mizell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

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

Old Magee Cemetery   [Map]

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

Otzenberger Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pierce Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68564

Ponemah Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rogers Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

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

Sheridan Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sun Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

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

Talleys Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #69102

Walker Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Pounds Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #69236

Wallace Cemetery   [Map]

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

Williams Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 16 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Pounds Cemetery.

Abita Springs   [Map]     Hickory   [Map]    
Angie   [Map]     Pearl River   [Map]    
Bogalusa   [Map]     Picayune (MS)   [Map]    
Bush   [Map]     Poplarville (MS)   [Map]    
Covington   [Map]     Saint Benedict   [Map]    
Enon   [Map]     Sun   [Map]    
Folsom   [Map]     Talisheek   [Map]    
Franklinton   [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 Pounds 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 Pounds Cemetery.

Bogalusa   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pounds Cemetery
 
Covington   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Tammany Parish
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pounds Cemetery
 
Gainesville - Historic   [Map]
 - Located in Hancock County (MS)
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pounds Cemetery
 
Lumberton   [Map]
 - Located in Lamar County (MS)
 - Lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pounds Cemetery
 
Mandeville   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Tammany Parish
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pounds Cemetery
 
Picayune   [Map]
 - Located in Pearl River County (MS)
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pounds Cemetery
 
Poplarville   [Map]
 - Located in Pearl River County (MS)
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pounds Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit 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 Pounds 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:

Livingston Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Orleans Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Helena Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Tammany Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tangipahoa Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Amite County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Forrest County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hancock County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Harrison County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson Davis County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lamar County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

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

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

 
Marion County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pearl River County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Perry County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pike County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Stone County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Walthall County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

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 Pounds 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 Pounds Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #538369   (Name of Record: Pounds Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Washington
Lat: 30.7276883     Lon: -89.8481292   [Map]
Elev: 24         Map Name: Henleyfield

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Washington Parish

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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 '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 Pounds Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7277, Longitude: -89.8481     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Pounds 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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