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The location of Ring Zion Cemetery









A visit to the Ring Zion Cemetery ...

The location of the Ring Zion 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 Ring Zion Cemetery ...

The Ring Zion Cemetery is located in Saint Martin Parish.

The parish seat for Saint Martin Parish is located in Saint Martinville. Saint Martinville lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the south southeast of the Ring Zion Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.3813°   (30° 22' 52")

Lon:   -91.9151°   (-91° 54' 54")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 16 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Ring Zion Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in Saint Martin Parish.

Bellevue Memorial Park   [Map]

Located in Saint Landry Parish

The cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Ring Zion Cemetery

Calvary Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lafayette Parish

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Ring Zion Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #205042<3>

Daly Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Landry Parish

The cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Ring Zion Cemetery

De Viller Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Landry Parish

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the north (N) of the Ring Zion Cemetery

Greenlawn Memorial Park   [Map]

Located in Lafayette Parish

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Ring Zion Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #67662

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lafayette Parish

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Ring Zion Cemetery

Jewish Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lafayette Parish

The cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Ring Zion Cemetery

Montgomery - Wilkins Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Landry Parish

The cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Ring Zion Cemetery

Our Lady of Mercy Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. Bernard Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south (S) of the Ring Zion Cemetery

St. Charles Borromeo Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Landry Parish

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

St. Francis Regis Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Landry Parish

A large cemetery that lies Less than 2 miles to the northwest (NW) of the Ring Zion Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1994248

St. John Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lafayette Parish

The cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Ring Zion Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #640777

St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lafayette Parish

The cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Ring Zion Cemetery

St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery   [Map]

A large cemetery that lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Ring Zion Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1979220

Strauss Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lafayette Parish

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Ring Zion Cemetery.

Arnaudville   [Map]     Krotz Springs   [Map]    
Breaux Bridge   [Map]     Lafayette   [Map]    
Broussard   [Map]     Leonville   [Map]    
Cankton   [Map]     Levert   [Map]    
Carencro   [Map]     Lewisburg   [Map]    
Catahoula Cove   [Map]     Opelousas   [Map]    
Cecilia   [Map]     Parks   [Map]    
Church Point   [Map]     Port Barre   [Map]    
East Krotz Springs   [Map]     Portage   [Map]    
Grand Coteau   [Map]     Saint John   [Map]    
Henderson   [Map]     Scott   [Map]    
Higginbotham   [Map]     Stekey   [Map]    
Isle Labbe   [Map]     Sunset   [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 Ring Zion Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Saint Martin Parish.

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

Breaux Bridge   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Ring Zion Cemetery
 
Opelousas   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Landry Parish
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ring Zion Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with 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 - you should note 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 Ring Zion Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Saint Martin Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Acadia Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Allen Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Avoyelles Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
East Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
East Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Evangeline Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Iberia Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Iberville Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson Davis Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lafayette Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pointe Coupee Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Rapides Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Landry Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Mary Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Vermilion Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
West Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
West Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Wilkinson County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Louisiana,
Cemeteries of Saint Martin 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 Ring Zion 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 Ring Zion Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1628058   (Name of Record: Ring Zion Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: St. Martin
Lat: 30.3813085     Lon: -91.9151171   [Map]
Elev: 8         Map Name: Arnaudville

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Louisiana

About Saint Martin Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Saint Martin Parish: www.stmartinparish-la.org/

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' 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 Ring Zion Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.3813, Longitude: -91.9151     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Ring Zion 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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