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The location of St. John Cemetery









A visit to the Saint John Cemetery ...

The location of the St. John 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 St. John Cemetery ...

The St. John Cemetery is located in West Baton Rouge Parish.

The parish seat for West Baton Rouge Parish is located in Port Allen. Port Allen lies just to the north northeast of the St. John Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the St. John Cemetery

Lat:   30.3855°   (30° 23' 7")

Lon:   -91.2379°   (-91° 14' 16")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 27 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the St. John Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in West Baton Rouge Parish.

Allendale Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the St. John Cemetery

Baton Rouge National Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the St. John Cemetery

Benevolent Society Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north (N) of the St. John Cemetery

Bible Students Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the St. John Cemetery

Conrad Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the St. John Cemetery

Gilbert Memorial Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast (NE) of the St. John Cemetery

Grace Memorial Park   [Map]

Located in Iberville Parish

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

Greater Shiloh Missionary Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the St. John Cemetery

Greenoaks Memorial Park   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the St. John Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #67665<3>

Highlands Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Iberville Parish

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

Jewish Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the St. John Cemetery

Kleinpeter Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east (E) of the St. John Cemetery

Laboring Society Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the St. John Cemetery

Live Oak Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the St. John Cemetery

Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the St. John Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1981956

Magnolia Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the St. John Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68097

Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Iberville Parish

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast (SE) of the St. John Cemetery

Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south (S) of the St. John Cemetery

Nazarene Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Iberville Parish

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south (S) of the St. John Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1978792

Rock Zion Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Iberville Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast (SE) of the St. John Cemetery

Roselawn Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

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

St. Catherine Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the St. John Cemetery

St. Joseph Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the St. John Cemetery

St. Joseph Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Iberville Parish

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the west (W) of the St. John Cemetery

Silvery Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the St. John Cemetery

Sweet Olive Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the St. John Cemetery

Westover Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the St. John Cemetery.

Addis   [Map]     Maribel Village   [Map]    
Baton Rouge   [Map]     Merrydale   [Map]    
Bayou Goula   [Map]     Morrisonville   [Map]    
Beauregard Town   [Map]     Oak Hills Place   [Map]    
Brusly   [Map]     Perkins Village   [Map]    
Carey   [Map]     Plaquemine   [Map]    
Devalls   [Map]     Port Allen   [Map]    
Essen   [Map]     Saint Gabriel   [Map]    
Gardere   [Map]     Sunshine   [Map]    
Grosse Tete   [Map]     Village Saint George   [Map]    
Indian Village   [Map]     Westminster   [Map]    
Inniswold   [Map]     Zion City   [Map]    
Lynwood Village   [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 St. John Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in West Baton Rouge Parish.

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

Baton Rouge   [Map]
 - Located in East Baton Rouge Parish
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the St. John Cemetery
 
Plaquemine   [Map]
 - Located in Iberville Parish
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the St. John Cemetery
 
Port Allen   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the St. John 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 - 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 St. John Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to West Baton Rouge 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
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

 
Iberia Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Iberville Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lafayette Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lafourche 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 John the Baptist 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

 
Saint Mary Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tangipahoa Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
West Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Amite County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
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 West Baton Rouge 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 St. John 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 St. John Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #538871   (Name of Record: Saint John Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: West Baton Rouge
Lat: 30.38547     Lon: -91.2378862   [Map]
Elev: 8         Map Name: Baton Rouge West

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Louisiana

About West Baton Rouge Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for West Baton Rouge Parish: www.wbrcouncil.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' (or point-to-point) 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 St. John Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.3855, Longitude: -91.2379     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the St. John 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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