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The location of Seal Cemetery









A visit to the Seal Cemetery ...

The location of the Seal 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 Seal Cemetery ...

The Seal Cemetery is located in Washington Parish.

The parish seat for Washington Parish is located in Franklinton. Franklinton lies just to the northeast of the Seal Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.7819°   (30° 46' 54")

Lon:   -90.2465°   (-90° 14' 47")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 41 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Seal Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Seal Cemetery

Bickham Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north (N) of the Seal Cemetery

Bickham Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bond Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Seal Cemetery

Bullock Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Seal Cemetery

Bullock Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Seal Cemetery

Canaan Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the northeast (NE) of the Seal Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2172596<3>

Carrier Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Seal Cemetery

Carson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Casper - Lea Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Seal Cemetery

Chappell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Seal Cemetery

Corken Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south southeast (SSE) of the Seal Cemetery

Corkern Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Seal Cemetery

Edwards Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south (S) of the Seal Cemetery

Fussell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Graham Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Seal Cemetery

Hennesy Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west (W) of the Seal Cemetery

Hughes Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Seal Cemetery

Hughes Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Seal Cemetery

Lea Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Seal Cemetery

Lowery Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west (W) of the Seal Cemetery

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

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

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

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

McDaniel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

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

Morris Cemetery   [Map]

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

Olliphant Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Seal Cemetery

Owens Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Seal Cemetery

Parker Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Seal Cemetery

Pasman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the southwest (SW) of the Seal Cemetery

Sharp Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south southwest (SSW) of the Seal Cemetery

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

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

Slocum Cemetery   [Map]

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

Stafford Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north (N) of the Seal Cemetery

Statham Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west (W) of the Seal Cemetery

Stevens Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north (N) of the Seal Cemetery

Stringfield Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sylvest Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west (W) of the Seal Cemetery

Sylvest Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east (E) of the Seal Cemetery

Varnado Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Seal Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #69205

Walker Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Seal Cemetery

Wallace Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east (E) of the Seal Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Seal Cemetery.

Amite City   [Map]     Mount Hermon   [Map]    
Enon   [Map]     Natalbany   [Map]    
Fluker   [Map]     Osyka (MS)   [Map]    
Folsom   [Map]     Robert   [Map]    
Franklinton   [Map]     Roseland   [Map]    
Henry City   [Map]     Saint Benedict   [Map]    
Husser   [Map]     Stoney Point   [Map]    
Independence   [Map]     Sunny Hill   [Map]    
Kentwood   [Map]     Tangipahoa   [Map]    
Loranger   [Map]     Tickfaw   [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 Seal Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Washington Parish.

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

Amite City   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Seal Cemetery
 
Bogalusa   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East (E) of the Seal Cemetery
 
Covington   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Tammany Parish
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Seal Cemetery
 
Hammond   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Seal Cemetery
 
Kentwood   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Seal Cemetery
 
Osyka   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County (MS)
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Seal Cemetery
 
Roseland   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of the Seal 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 Seal Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Washington Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Ascension 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

 
Livingston Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Helena Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Tammany Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tangipahoa Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Amite County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Franklin County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hancock County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson Davis County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lamar County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lawrence County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lincoln County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Marion County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pearl River County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pike County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Walthall County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #539238   (Name of Record: Seal Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Washington
Lat: 30.7818516     Lon: -90.2464759   [Map]
Elev: 61         Map Name: Franklinton

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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 '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 Seal Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7819, Longitude: -90.2465     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Seal 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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