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The location of Scarsdale Cemetery









A visit to the Scarsdale Cemetery ...

The location of the Scarsdale 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 Scarsdale Cemetery ...

The Scarsdale Cemetery is located in Plaquemines Parish.

The parish seat for Plaquemines Parish is located in Pointe a la Hache. Pointe a la Hache lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the south southeast of the Scarsdale Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   29.8424°   (29° 50' 32")

Lon:   -89.9798°   (-89° 58' 47")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 36 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Scarsdale Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Belair Cemetery   [Map]

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

Carrollton Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Orleans Parish

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

Chalmette National Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Bernard Parish

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

Dobard Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ellen Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Bernard Parish

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #67453<3>

English Turn Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Scarsdale Cemetery

Evening Star Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson Parish

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

Firemens Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Orleans Parish

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

Fleming Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson Parish

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Scarsdale Cemetery

Girod Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Orleans Parish

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Scarsdale Cemetery

Hebrew Rest Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Orleans Parish

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Scarsdale Cemetery

Hook and Ladder Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson Parish

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #734935

Hughes Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Orleans Parish

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

Jewish Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Orleans Parish

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Scarsdale Cemetery

Lafayette Cemetery #1   [Map]

Located in Orleans Parish

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

Lafayette Cemetery #2   [Map]

Located in Orleans Parish

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Scarsdale Cemetery

Lincoln Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Orleans Parish

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Scarsdale Cemetery

Mandeville Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Orleans Parish

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Scarsdale Cemetery

McDonoghville Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Orleans Parish

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

Merrit Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Bernard Parish

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

Mt. Olivet Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Orleans Parish

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Scarsdale Cemetery

Oliver Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Orleans Parish

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

Our Lady of Prompt Succor Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson Parish

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Scarsdale Cemetery

St. Anthony Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson Parish

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Scarsdale Cemetery

St. Bernard Memorial Gardens   [Map]

Located in Saint Bernard Parish

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

St. Louis Cemetery #3   [Map]

Located in Orleans Parish

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Scarsdale Cemetery

St. Louis Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Orleans Parish

A large cemetery that lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Scarsdale Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #533315

St. Mary Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Orleans Parish

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

St. Roch Cemetery Campo Santo   [Map]

Located in Orleans Parish

A very large cemetery that lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Scarsdale Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68885

St. Vincent Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Orleans Parish

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Scarsdale Cemetery

St. Vincent De Paul Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Orleans Parish

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Scarsdale Cemetery

True Love Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Bernard Parish

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

Valence Street Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Orleans Parish

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Scarsdale Cemetery

Valient Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Orleans Parish

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Scarsdale Cemetery

Westlawn Memorial Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson Parish

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Scarsdale Cemetery

Westlawn South Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson Parish

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Scarsdale Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Scarsdale Cemetery.

Arabi   [Map]     Marrero   [Map]    
Barataria   [Map]     Meraux   [Map]    
Belle Chasse   [Map]     Mohawk City   [Map]    
Braithwaite   [Map]     New Orleans   [Map]    
Carlisle   [Map]     Poydras   [Map]    
Chalmette   [Map]     Saint Bernard   [Map]    
Crown Point   [Map]     Scarsdale   [Map]    
English Turn   [Map]     Terrytown   [Map]    
Estelle   [Map]     Timberlane   [Map]    
Gretna   [Map]     Violet   [Map]    
Harvey   [Map]     Westwego   [Map]    
Jean Lafitte   [Map]     Woodmere   [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 Scarsdale Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Plaquemines Parish.

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

Arabi   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Bernard Parish
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Scarsdale Cemetery
 
Belle Chasse   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Scarsdale Cemetery
 
Braithwaite   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Scarsdale Cemetery
 
Gretna   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson Parish
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Scarsdale Cemetery
 
New Orleans   [Map]
 - Located in Orleans Parish
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Scarsdale 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 - 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 Scarsdale Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Plaquemines Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Jefferson Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lafourche Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Livingston Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Orleans Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Bernard Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Charles Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint James Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint John the Baptist Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Tammany Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Tangipahoa Parish:     Cyndi's
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Terrebonne Parish:     Cyndi's
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Hancock County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Pearl River County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #558707   (Name of Record: Scarsdale Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Plaquemines
Lat: 29.8424291     Lon: -89.9797916   [Map]
Elev: 1         Map Name: Belle Chasse

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Louisiana

About Plaquemines 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 '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 Scarsdale Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.8424, Longitude: -89.9798     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Scarsdale 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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