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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 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the west southwest of the Seal Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.9052°   (30° 54' 18")

Lon:   -89.8567°   (-89° 51' 24")

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 32 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Seal Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Washington Parish.

Adams Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Seal Cemetery

Adams Cemetery   [Map]

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

Baughman Cemetery   [Map]

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

Blackwell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bonnie Cemetery   [Map]

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

Central Cemetery   [Map]

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

Church of God Cemetery   [Map]

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

Coburn Cemetery   [Map]

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

Fornea Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hill Top Cemetery   [Map]

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

Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]

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

McKinsey Cemetery   [Map]

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

Midway Cemetery   [Map]

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

Miley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Seal Cemetery

Miley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mohon Cemetery   [Map]

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

Moses Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]

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

Muster Ground Cemetery   [Map]

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

Old Fornea Cemetery   [Map]

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

Old Live Oak Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pierce Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pierce Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the northwest (NW) of the Seal Cemetery

Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rester Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sam Carroll Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sheridan Cemetery   [Map]

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

Singley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Temple Cemetery   [Map]

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

Tullos Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wesley Ray Cemetery   [Map]

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

William Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Seal Cemetery.

Angie   [Map]     Pinebur (MS)   [Map]    
Bogalusa   [Map]     Poplarville (MS)   [Map]    
Bush   [Map]     Stoney Point   [Map]    
Columbia (MS)   [Map]     Sun   [Map]    
Enon   [Map]     Sunny Hill   [Map]    
Folsom   [Map]     Talisheek   [Map]    
Franklinton   [Map]     Tylertown (MS)   [Map]    
Lumberton (MS)   [Map]     Varnado   [Map]    
Mount Hermon   [Map]     Wells Town (MS)   [Map]    
Picayune (MS)   [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.

Bogalusa   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Seal Cemetery
 
Columbia   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County (MS)
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North (N) of the Seal Cemetery
 
Lumberton   [Map]
 - Located in Lamar County (MS)
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Seal Cemetery
 
Picayune   [Map]
 - Located in Pearl River County (MS)
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Seal Cemetery
 
Poplarville   [Map]
 - Located in Pearl River County (MS)
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Seal Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start 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 - although 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:

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

 
Covington County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Forrest County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hancock County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Harrison County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson Davis County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jones County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lamar County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lawrence County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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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

 
Perry County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pike County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Stone 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 #539239   (Name of Record: Seal Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Washington
Lat: 30.9051848     Lon: -89.8567437   [Map]
Elev: 43         Map Name: Angie

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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 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 Seal Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.9052, Longitude: -89.8567     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Seal Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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