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The location of Smith Cemetery









A visit to the Smith Cemetery ...

The location of the Smith 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 Smith Cemetery ...

The Smith Cemetery is located in West Feliciana Parish.

The parish seat for West Feliciana Parish is located in Saint Francisville. Saint Francisville lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the south southwest of the Smith Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.9168°   (30° 55' 0")

Lon:   -91.2812°   (-91° 16' 52")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 30 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Smith Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Barrow Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Smith Cemetery

Barrow Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Smith Cemetery

Butler Cemetery   [Map]

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

Connell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Dawson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Smith Cemetery

Dawson Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Wilkinson County (MS)

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

Easter Star Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east (E) of the Smith Cemetery

Evans Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Smith Cemetery

Fairview Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Smith Cemetery

Green Briar Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Smith Cemetery

Keller Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Smith Cemetery

Locust Grove Cemetery   [Map]

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

McCausland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the Smith Cemetery

McKowen Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south (S) of the Smith Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2380345<3>

McQueen Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

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

Minor Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north (N) of the Smith Cemetery

Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Smith Cemetery

Powell Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Wilkinson County (MS)

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north (N) of the Smith Cemetery

Richardson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Smith Cemetery

Rilgrims Rest Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east (E) of the Smith Cemetery

St. John Baptist Church Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Wilkinson County (MS)

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

St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east (E) of the Smith Cemetery

Sandel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east (E) of the Smith Cemetery

Scott Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

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

Scott Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Smith Cemetery

Singletar Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east (E) of the Smith Cemetery

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east (E) of the Smith Cemetery

Taylor Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Smith Cemetery

Walker Cemetery   [Map]

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

Washington Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south (S) of the Smith Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Smith Cemetery.

Angola   [Map]     Rougon   [Map]    
Centreville (MS)   [Map]     Saint Francisville   [Map]    
Clinton   [Map]     Slaughter   [Map]    
Ethel   [Map]     Tunica   [Map]    
Glynn   [Map]     Ventress   [Map]    
Hermitage   [Map]     Wakefield   [Map]    
Jackson   [Map]     Weyanoke   [Map]    
New Roads   [Map]     Wilson   [Map]    
Norwood   [Map]     Woodland   [Map]    
Patin   [Map]     Woodville (MS)   [Map]    
Port Hudson   [Map]     Zachary   [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 Smith Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in West Feliciana Parish.

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

Clinton   [Map]
 - Located in East Feliciana Parish
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Jackson   [Map]
 - Located in East Feliciana Parish
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Port Hudson   [Map]
 - Located in East Baton Rouge Parish
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Saint Francisville   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Wilson   [Map]
 - Located in East Feliciana Parish
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Woodville   [Map]
 - Located in Wilkinson County (MS)
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Zachary   [Map]
 - Located in East Baton Rouge Parish
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Smith Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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 it should be mentioned 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 Smith Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to West Feliciana Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Ascension Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Avoyelles 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

 
East Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
East Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Iberville Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Livingston Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pointe Coupee Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Helena Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Landry Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Martin Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tangipahoa Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
West Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Adams County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Amite County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Franklin County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pike 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 West Feliciana 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 Smith 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 Smith Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #539434   (Name of Record: Smith Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: West Feliciana
Lat: 30.916846     Lon: -91.2812212   [Map]
Elev: 58         Map Name: Laurel Hill

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Louisiana

About West Feliciana 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' (or point-to-point) 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 Smith Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.9168, Longitude: -91.2812     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Smith 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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