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The location of Suggs Cemetery









A visit to the Suggs Cemetery ...

The location of the Suggs 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 Suggs Cemetery ...

The Suggs Cemetery is located in Bossier Parish.

The parish seat for Bossier Parish is located in Benton. Benton lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the northwest of the Suggs Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   32.3977°   (32° 23' 51")

Lon:   -93.4996°   (-93° 29' 58")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Suggs 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 of the Suggs Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Burns Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north (N) of the Suggs Cemetery

Camp Zion Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Suggs Cemetery

Coleman Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bienville Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Suggs Cemetery

Gilmer Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Webster Parish

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

Haughton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north (N) of the Suggs Cemetery

Jerusalem Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Suggs Cemetery

Koran Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Suggs Cemetery

Marshall Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east (E) of the Suggs Cemetery

Mary Magdalene Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south (S) of the Suggs Cemetery

Mayflower Cemetery   [Map]

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

Oakland Cemetery   [Map]

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

Red River Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rocky Mount Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bienville Parish

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

St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Suggs Cemetery

Shehee Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bienville Parish

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

Tooke Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bienville Parish

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Suggs Cemetery

Tooke Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bienville Parish

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Suggs Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Suggs Cemetery.

Abington   [Map]     Heflin   [Map]    
Bossier City   [Map]     Jamestown   [Map]    
Chateau Village   [Map]     Normandy Village   [Map]    
Dixie Inn   [Map]     Parkland Village   [Map]    
Doyline   [Map]     Princeton   [Map]    
Dubberly   [Map]     Red Chute   [Map]    
East Point   [Map]     Ringgold   [Map]    
Eastwood   [Map]     Shreveport   [Map]    
Ellerbe Woods   [Map]     Sibley   [Map]    
Elm Grove   [Map]     Silver Pine Village   [Map]    
Espanita Village   [Map]     South Towne Heights   [Map]    
Frierson   [Map]     Summer Grove   [Map]    
Hall Summit   [Map]     Yellow Pine   [Map]    
Haughton   [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 Suggs Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Bossier Parish.

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

Bossier City   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Suggs Cemetery
 
Ringgold   [Map]
 - Located in Bienville Parish
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Suggs Cemetery
 
Shreveport   [Map]
 - Located in Caddo Parish
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Suggs Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to 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 - 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 Suggs Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Bossier Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Columbia County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lafayette County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Miller County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bienville Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Caddo Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Claiborne Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
De Soto Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lincoln Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Natchitoches Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Red River Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sabine Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Webster Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Winn Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cass County (TX):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Harrison County (TX):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Marion County (TX):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Panola County (TX):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Shelby County (TX):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Louisiana,
Cemeteries of Bossier 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 Suggs 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 Suggs Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #539716   (Name of Record: Suggs Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Bossier
Lat: 32.3976546     Lon: -93.4996186   [Map]
Elev: 60         Map Name: Koran

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Louisiana

About Bossier Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Bossier Parish: www.mybossier.com/

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 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 Suggs Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3977, Longitude: -93.4996     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Suggs Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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