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The location of Slocum Cemetery









A visit to the Slocum Cemetery ...

The location of the Slocum 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 Slocum Cemetery ...

The Slocum Cemetery is located in Avoyelles Parish.

The parish seat for Avoyelles Parish is located in Marksville. Marksville lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the southeast of the Slocum Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   31.2977°   (31° 17' 51")

Lon:   -92.2029°   (-92° 12' 10")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 20 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Slocum Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bradford Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rapides Parish

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

Burlew Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rapides Parish

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

Campbell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rapides Parish

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Slocum Cemetery

Craig Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rapides Parish

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

Czech National Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rapides Parish

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

Deville Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rapides Parish

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

French Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Slocum Cemetery

Hays Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hooper Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rapides Parish

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

Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Slocum Cemetery

Libuse Czech Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rapides Parish

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Slocum Cemetery

Lofton Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rapides Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Slocum Cemetery

Newell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rapides Parish

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

Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]

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

Paul Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rapides Parish

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Slocum Cemetery

Pierce Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rapides Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Slocum Cemetery

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rapides Parish

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

Wise Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rapides Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Slocum Cemetery

Wise Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rapides Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Slocum Cemetery

Woodson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rapides Parish

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Slocum Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Slocum Cemetery.

Alexandria Junction   [Map]     Kolin   [Map]    
Alexandria   [Map]     Lecompte   [Map]    
Anandale   [Map]     Libuse   [Map]    
Ball   [Map]     Mansura   [Map]    
Center Point   [Map]     Marksville   [Map]    
Creola   [Map]     North Point   [Map]    
Deville   [Map]     Pineville   [Map]    
Echo   [Map]     Pollock   [Map]    
Effie   [Map]     Ruby   [Map]    
Egg Bend   [Map]     Tioga   [Map]    
Hessmer   [Map]     Vick   [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 Slocum Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Avoyelles Parish.

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

Alexandria   [Map]
 - Located in Rapides Parish
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of the Slocum Cemetery
 
Lecompte   [Map]
 - Located in Rapides Parish
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Slocum Cemetery
 
Marksville   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Slocum Cemetery
 
Pineville   [Map]
 - Located in Rapides Parish
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Slocum 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 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 Slocum Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Avoyelles Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Allen Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Caldwell Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Catahoula Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Concordia Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Evangeline Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Grant Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
La Salle Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Natchitoches Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pointe Coupee Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Rapides Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Landry Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tensas Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Vernon Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
West Feliciana 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

 
Wilkinson County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #539418   (Name of Record: Slocum Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Avoyelles
Lat: 31.2976833     Lon: -92.2029076   [Map]
Elev: 24         Map Name: Buckeye

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Louisiana

About Avoyelles 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 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 Slocum Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2977, Longitude: -92.2029     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Slocum Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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