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The location of St. Marks Cemetery









A visit to the Saint Marks Cemetery ...

The location of the St. Marks 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. Marks Cemetery ...

The St. Marks Cemetery is located in Red River Parish.

The parish seat for Red River Parish is located in Coushatta. Coushatta lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the south of the St. Marks Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   32.2124°   (32° 12' 44")

Lon:   -93.3782°   (-93° 22' 41")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the St. Marks 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 10 miles [16.1 km] of the St. Marks Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bethel Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bryan Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bienville Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the St. Marks Cemetery

Coleman Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bienville Parish

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the north (N) of the St. Marks Cemetery

Hand Cemetery   [Map]

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

Holly Springs Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast (SE) of the St. Marks Cemetery

Huggins Cemetery   [Map]

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

Israelite Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bienville Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the St. Marks Cemetery

Luke Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the St. Marks Cemetery

Mary Magdalene Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bossier Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the St. Marks Cemetery

Morrison Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mosley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bienville Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the St. Marks Cemetery

Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the St. Marks Cemetery

New Star Cemetery   [Map]

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

New Star Cemetery   [Map]

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

Newman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the St. Marks Cemetery

Rocky Mount Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bienville Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north (N) of the St. Marks Cemetery

St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]

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

Shehee Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bienville Parish

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the north (N) of the St. Marks Cemetery

Social Springs Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the St. Marks Cemetery

Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bienville Parish

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northeast (NE) of the St. Marks Cemetery

Stafford Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bienville Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the St. Marks Cemetery

Tanyard Cemetery   [Map]

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

Taylor Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest (SW) of the St. Marks Cemetery

Tooke Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bienville Parish

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north (N) of the St. Marks Cemetery

Tooke Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bienville Parish

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north (N) of the St. Marks Cemetery

Watson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the St. Marks Cemetery

Wesley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest (SW) of the St. Marks Cemetery

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest (SW) of the St. Marks Cemetery

Wimberly Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bienville Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the St. Marks Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the St. Marks Cemetery.

Abington   [Map]     Halfway   [Map]    
Alberta   [Map]     Hall Summit   [Map]    
Ashland   [Map]     Harmon   [Map]    
Castor   [Map]     Heflin   [Map]    
Coushatta   [Map]     Jamestown   [Map]    
East Point   [Map]     Martin   [Map]    
Edgefield   [Map]     Ringgold   [Map]    
Elm Grove   [Map]     Yellow Pine   [Map]    
Frierson   [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. Marks Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Red River Parish.

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

Coushatta   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of the St. Marks Cemetery
 
Mansfield   [Map]
 - Located in De Soto Parish
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the St. Marks Cemetery
 
Ringgold   [Map]
 - Located in Bienville Parish
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the St. Marks Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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. Marks Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Red River Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Bienville Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bossier Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Caddo Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Claiborne Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
De Soto Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Grant Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lincoln Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Natchitoches Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sabine Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Webster Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Winn Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Harrison County (TX):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Panola County (TX):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Shelby County (TX):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Louisiana,
Cemeteries of Red River Parish
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Louisiana
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Louisiana
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Louisiana,
Cemeteries of Red River 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 St. Marks 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. Marks Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #538966   (Name of Record: Saint Marks Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Red River
Lat: 32.2123806     Lon: -93.378228   [Map]
Elev: 67         Map Name: East Point

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Red River 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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the St. Marks Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2124, Longitude: -93.3782     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the St. Marks Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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