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The location of Sacred Heart Cemetery









A visit to the Sacred Heart Cemetery ...

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 Sacred Heart Cemetery ...

The Sacred Heart Cemetery is located in Allen Parish.

The parish seat for Allen Parish is located in Oberlin. Oberlin lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Sacred Heart Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.8017°   (30° 48' 6")

Lon:   -92.6766°   (-92° 40' 35")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 20 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Sacred Heart Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Beaver Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Evangeline Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Sacred Heart Cemetery

Caney Creek Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Evangeline Parish

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Sacred Heart Cemetery

Cryer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south (S) of the Sacred Heart Cemetery

Delafosse Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Evangeline Parish

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Sacred Heart Cemetery

Deshotel Cemetery   [Map]

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

Duplechien Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Sacred Heart Cemetery

Durose Cemetery   [Map]

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

Elizabeth Cemetery   [Map]

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

Glenmora Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rapides Parish

The cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Sacred Heart Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #67628<2>

Hampton Memorial Cemetery   [Map]

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

Horton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the west (W) of the Sacred Heart Cemetery

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rapides Parish

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Sacred Heart Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #67903

McGee Cemetery   [Map]

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

Osburn Willis Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rapides Parish

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68499

Pecan Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Evangeline Parish

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

Reed Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rose Lawn Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rapides Parish

A large cemetery that lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Sacred Heart Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68736

Science Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rapides Parish

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Sacred Heart Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68916

West Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Vernon Parish

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Sacred Heart Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #69272

Bethel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rapides Parish

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Sacred Heart Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2249215

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Sacred Heart Cemetery.

Bayou Chicot   [Map]     Mittie   [Map]    
Dido   [Map]     Oakdale   [Map]    
Duralde   [Map]     Oberlin   [Map]    
Elizabeth   [Map]     Pawnee   [Map]    
Forest Hill   [Map]     Pine Prairie   [Map]    
Glenmora   [Map]     Pitkin   [Map]    
Grant   [Map]     Reddell   [Map]    
Longleaf   [Map]     Sugartown   [Map]    
Mamou   [Map]     Tenmile   [Map]    
Marionville   [Map]     Turkey Creek   [Map]    
McNary   [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 Sacred Heart Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Allen Parish.

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

Basile   [Map]
 - Located in Evangeline Parish
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South (S) of the Sacred Heart Cemetery
 
Elton   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson Davis Parish
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South (S) of the Sacred Heart Cemetery
 
Glenmora   [Map]
 - Located in Rapides Parish
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Sacred Heart Cemetery
 
Mamou   [Map]
 - Located in Evangeline Parish
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Sacred Heart Cemetery
 
Oakdale   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Sacred Heart 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 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 Sacred Heart Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Allen Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Acadia Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Avoyelles Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Beauregard Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Calcasieu Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Evangeline Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Grant 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

 
Natchitoches Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Rapides Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Landry Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Vernon Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Louisiana,
Cemeteries of Allen Parish
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Louisiana
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Louisiana
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Louisiana,
Cemeteries of Allen 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 Sacred Heart 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 Sacred Heart Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #538776   (Name of Record: Sacred Heart Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Allen
Lat: 30.8021389     Lon: -92.6759771   [Map]
Elev: 33         Map Name: Oakdale

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Louisiana

About Allen Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Sacred Heart Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8017, Longitude: -92.6766     [Map].

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<2>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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