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The location of Siloam Cemetery









A visit to the Siloam Cemetery ...

The location of the Siloam 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 Siloam Cemetery ...

The Siloam Cemetery is located in Catahoula Parish.

The parish seat for Catahoula Parish is located in Harrisonburg. Harrisonburg lies just to the east southeast of the Siloam Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   31.8107°   (31° 48' 38")

Lon:   -91.9304°   (-91° 55' 49")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 17 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Siloam Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Aimwell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Siloam Cemetery

Boothe Cemetery   [Map]

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

Catahoula Cemetery   [Map]

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

Fisher Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ford Cemetery   [Map]

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

Harrisonburg Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Siloam Cemetery

Heard Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Siloam Cemetery

Huffman Cemetery   [Map]

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

McClendon Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]

Located in La Salle Parish

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Siloam Cemetery

Old Spring Ridge Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pritchard Cemetery   [Map]

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

Randall Cemetery   [Map]

Located in La Salle Parish

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

Rosefield Cemetery   [Map]

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Siloam Cemetery

Spring Ridge Cemetery   [Map]

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

Taunton - Coleman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Siloam Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Siloam Cemetery.

Aimwell   [Map]     Kelly   [Map]    
Clarks   [Map]     Midway   [Map]    
Columbia   [Map]     Olla   [Map]    
Dunbarton   [Map]     Rhinehart   [Map]    
Elam   [Map]     Sharp Town   [Map]    
Enterprise   [Map]     Sicily Island   [Map]    
Fort Necessity   [Map]     Summerville   [Map]    
Grayson   [Map]     Trout   [Map]    
Harrisonburg   [Map]     Urania   [Map]    
Jena   [Map]     Wildsville   [Map]    
Jigger   [Map]     Wisner   [Map]    
Jonesville   [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 Siloam Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Catahoula Parish.

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

Columbia   [Map]
 - Located in Caldwell Parish
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Siloam Cemetery
 
Harrisonburg   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Siloam Cemetery
 
Jonesville   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Siloam Cemetery
 
Olla   [Map]
 - Located in La Salle Parish
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Siloam Cemetery
 
Wisner   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin Parish
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Siloam 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 helpful 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 Siloam Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Catahoula Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Avoyelles Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Caldwell Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Concordia Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Franklin 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

 
La Salle Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Ouachita Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Rapides Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Richland Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tensas Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Winn Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Adams County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Claiborne County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Franklin County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Wilkinson County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Louisiana,
Cemeteries of Catahoula 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 Siloam 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 Siloam Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #539370   (Name of Record: Siloam Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Catahoula
Lat: 31.8107217     Lon: -91.9304089   [Map]
Elev: 61         Map Name: Aimwell

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Louisiana

About Catahoula 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 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 Siloam Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8107, Longitude: -91.9304     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Siloam Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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