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The location of Third Zion Cemetery









A visit to the Third Zion Cemetery ...

The location of the Third Zion 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 Third Zion Cemetery ...

The Third Zion Cemetery is located in Lafourche Parish.

The parish seat for Lafourche Parish is located in Thibodaux. Thibodaux lies just to the west northwest of the Third Zion Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   29.7447°   (29° 44' 40")

Lon:   -90.6859°   (-90° 41' 9")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 14 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Third Zion Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Garden of Memories Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Terrebonne Parish

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

Hadley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Halfway Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Terrebonne Parish

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

Holy Savior Catholic Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Third Zion Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1286890<3>

Magnolia Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Terrebonne Parish

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

Matherne Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Terrebonne Parish

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Third Zion Cemetery

Mulberry Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Terrebonne Parish

The cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Third Zion Cemetery

Myrtle Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Terrebonne Parish

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the south (S) of the Third Zion Cemetery

New Fountain Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Third Zion Cemetery

St. Francis Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Terrebonne Parish

A large cemetery that lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Third Zion Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1234261

St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. Joseph Cemetery   [Map]

A very large cemetery that lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Third Zion Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #640788

St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Third Zion Cemetery

Trosclair Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Third Zion Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Third Zion Cemetery.

Bayou Blue   [Map]     Houma   [Map]    
Bayou Cane   [Map]     Kraemer   [Map]    
Bayou Gauche   [Map]     Lockport   [Map]    
Bourg   [Map]     Magnolia Plantation   [Map]    
Broadmoor   [Map]     Mathews   [Map]    
Chackbay   [Map]     Minerva Plantation   [Map]    
Des Allemands   [Map]     Raceland   [Map]    
Donner   [Map]     Schriever   [Map]    
Gheens   [Map]     South Vacherie   [Map]    
Gray   [Map]     Thibodaux   [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 Third Zion Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Lafourche Parish.

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

Houma   [Map]
 - Located in Terrebonne Parish
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of the Third Zion Cemetery
 
Thibodaux   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Third Zion 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 either 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 Third Zion Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lafourche Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Ascension Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Assumption Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
East Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Iberville Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Livingston Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Orleans Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Plaquemines Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Bernard Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Charles Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint James Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint John the Baptist Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Mary Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tangipahoa Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Terrebonne Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Louisiana,
Cemeteries of Lafourche 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 Third Zion 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 Third Zion Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #539867   (Name of Record: Third Zion Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lafourche
Lat: 29.7446545     Lon: -90.6859227   [Map]
Elev: 2         Map Name: Savoie

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Louisiana

About Lafourche 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 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 Third Zion Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.7447, Longitude: -90.6859     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Third Zion 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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