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The location of Spencer Cemetery









A visit to the Spencer Cemetery ...

The location of the Spencer 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 Spencer Cemetery ...

The Spencer Cemetery is located in Washington Parish.

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

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

Lat:   30.7635°   (30° 45' 48")

Lon:   -90.0637°   (-90° 3' 49")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 34 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Spencer Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bullock Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cordelia Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Spencer Cemetery

Corkern Cemetery   [Map]

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

Creel Cemetery   [Map]

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

Fussell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Galloway Cemetery   [Map]

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

House Cemetery   [Map]

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

Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]

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

Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]

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

Jones Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Spencer Cemetery

Letchworth Cemetery   [Map]

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

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

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

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

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

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Spencer Cemetery

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Spencer Cemetery

Mizell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Spencer Cemetery

Morris Cemetery   [Map]

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

Old Magee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Spencer Cemetery

Owens Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rester Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Spencer Cemetery

Reviere Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Spencer Cemetery

Sharp Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68948<3>

Sharps Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

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

Sheridan Cemetery   [Map]

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Spencer Cemetery

Strahan Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sweet Home Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sweet Rest Cemetery   [Map]

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

Thigpen Cemetery   [Map]

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

Tison Cemetery   [Map]

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

Varnado Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #69205

Williams Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Spencer Cemetery

Williams Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Spencer 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 Spencer Cemetery.

Abita Springs   [Map]     Loranger   [Map]    
Angie   [Map]     Mount Hermon   [Map]    
Bogalusa   [Map]     Robert   [Map]    
Bush   [Map]     Saint Benedict   [Map]    
Covington   [Map]     Stoney Point   [Map]    
Enon   [Map]     Sun   [Map]    
Folsom   [Map]     Sunny Hill   [Map]    
Franklinton   [Map]     Talisheek   [Map]    
Henry City   [Map]     Tylertown (MS)   [Map]    
Husser   [Map]     Varnado   [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 Spencer 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 Spencer Cemetery.

Amite City   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the West (W) of the Spencer Cemetery
 
Bogalusa   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of the Spencer Cemetery
 
Covington   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Tammany Parish
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of the Spencer Cemetery
 
Mandeville   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Tammany Parish
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the South (S) of the Spencer Cemetery
 
Roseland   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the West (W) of the Spencer Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit 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 Spencer 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:

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

 
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
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson 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
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Marion County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pearl River 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 Spencer 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 Spencer Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #539548   (Name of Record: Spencer Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Washington
Lat: 30.7635199     Lon: -90.0636919   [Map]
Elev: 54         Map Name: Sheridan

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Louisiana

About Washington 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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Spencer Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7635, Longitude: -90.0637     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Spencer 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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