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The location of Robertson Cemetery









A visit to the Robertson Cemetery ...

The location of the Robertson 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 Robertson Cemetery ...

The Robertson Cemetery is located in Tangipahoa Parish.

The parish seat for Tangipahoa Parish is located in Amite City. Amite City lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the northwest of the Robertson Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.5407°   (30° 32' 26")

Lon:   -90.3609°   (-90° 21' 39")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 18 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Robertson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Tangipahoa Parish.

Arnold Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bankston Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south southwest (SSW) of the Robertson Cemetery

Cooper Cemetery   [Map]

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

Davis Cemetery   [Map]

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

Garahy Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north northeast (NNE) of the Robertson Cemetery

Henen Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hoffman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west northwest (WNW) of the Robertson Cemetery

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Robertson Cemetery

Joiner Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #67910<3>

Joiner Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lanier Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Robertson Cemetery

Lanier Cemetery   [Map]

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

Narretto Cemetery   [Map]

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

Reid Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north northeast (NNE) of the Robertson Cemetery

Robertson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south (S) of the Robertson Cemetery

Sand Hill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Tycer Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wilson - Willie Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Robertson Cemetery.

Akers   [Map]     Loranger   [Map]    
Albany   [Map]     Madisonville   [Map]    
Amite City   [Map]     Natalbany   [Map]    
Covington   [Map]     Ponchatoula   [Map]    
Folsom   [Map]     Robert   [Map]    
Hammond   [Map]     Roseland   [Map]    
Henry City   [Map]     Saint Benedict   [Map]    
Holden   [Map]     Springfield   [Map]    
Husser   [Map]     Starns   [Map]    
Independence   [Map]     Tickfaw   [Map]    
Killian   [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 Robertson Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Tangipahoa Parish.

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

Amite City   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Covington   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Tammany Parish
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Hammond   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Mandeville   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Tammany Parish
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Ponchatoula   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Roseland   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Springfield   [Map]
 - Located in Livingston Parish
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Robertson 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 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 Robertson Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Tangipahoa Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Ascension 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

 
Iberville Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lafourche Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Livingston Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Orleans Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Bernard Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Charles Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Helena Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint James Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint John the Baptist Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Tammany Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Amite County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hancock County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Marion County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pearl River County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pike County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
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 Tangipahoa Parish
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Louisiana
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Louisiana
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Louisiana,
Cemeteries of Tangipahoa 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 Robertson 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 Robertson Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #538645   (Name of Record: Robertson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tangipahoa
Lat: 30.5407463     Lon: -90.3609195   [Map]
Elev: 16         Map Name: Robert

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About Tangipahoa Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Tangipahoa Parish: www.tangicouncil.com/

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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Robertson Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.5407, Longitude: -90.3609     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Robertson 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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