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The location of St. Marys Cemetery









A visit to the Saint Marys Cemetery ...

The location of the St. Marys 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. Marys Cemetery ...

The St. Marys Cemetery is located in Lafourche Parish.

The parish seat for Lafourche Parish is located in Thibodaux. Thibodaux lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the west northwest of the St. Marys Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   29.7335°   (29° 44' 0")

Lon:   -90.6284°   (-90° 37' 42")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 15 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the St. Marys Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west (W) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Butler Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Terrebonne Parish

The cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the south (S) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Garden of Memories Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Terrebonne Parish

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Hadley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Halfway Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Terrebonne Parish

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Holy Savior Catholic Church Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1286890<3>

Magnolia Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Terrebonne Parish

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Matherne Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Terrebonne Parish

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south (S) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Myrtle Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Terrebonne Parish

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the south (S) of the St. Marys Cemetery

New Fountain Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast (SE) of the St. Marys Cemetery

St. Ann Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Terrebonne Parish

The cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the south (S) of the St. Marys Cemetery

St. Francis Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Terrebonne Parish

A large cemetery that lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest (SW) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1234261

St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the St. Marys Cemetery

St. Joseph Cemetery   [Map]

A very large cemetery that lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #640788

Third Zion Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the St. Marys Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the St. Marys Cemetery.

Bayou Blue   [Map]     Kraemer   [Map]    
Bayou Cane   [Map]     Lockport   [Map]    
Bayou Gauche   [Map]     Magnolia Plantation   [Map]    
Bourg   [Map]     Mathews   [Map]    
Broadmoor   [Map]     Minerva Plantation   [Map]    
Chackbay   [Map]     Paradis   [Map]    
Des Allemands   [Map]     Raceland   [Map]    
Gheens   [Map]     Schriever   [Map]    
Gray   [Map]     South Vacherie   [Map]    
Houma   [Map]     Thibodaux   [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. Marys Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Lafourche Parish.

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

Boutte   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Charles Parish
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Houma   [Map]
 - Located in Terrebonne Parish
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Thibodaux   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Vacherie   [Map]
 - Located in Saint James Parish
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the St. Marys 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 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 - 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. Marys Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lafourche 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

 
East Baton Rouge 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

 
Livingston Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Orleans Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Plaquemines 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 James Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint John the Baptist Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Mary Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tangipahoa Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Terrebonne Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Louisiana,
Cemeteries of Lafourche 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. Marys 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. Marys Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #557879   (Name of Record: Saint Marys Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lafourche
Lat: 29.7335439     Lon: -90.6284212   [Map]
Elev: 3         Map Name: Savoie

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Louisiana

About Lafourche Parish

About Louisiana

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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the St. Marys Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.7335, Longitude: -90.6284     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the St. Marys 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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