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The location of Virginia Cemetery









A visit to the Virginia Cemetery ...

The location of the Virginia 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 Virginia Cemetery ...

The Virginia Cemetery is located in Assumption Parish.

The parish seat for Assumption Parish is located in Napoleonville. Napoleonville lies just to the south southeast of the Virginia Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.0088°   (30° 0' 31")

Lon:   -91.0523°   (-91° 3' 8")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 13 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Virginia Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Ascension Catholic Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Ascension Parish

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

Christ Cemetery   [Map]

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

Christ Episcopal Cemetery   [Map]

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

Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Virginia Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1727391<3>

Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Ascension Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Virginia Cemetery

Emanuel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Ascension Parish

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

Evening Star Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #67471

Immaculate Conception Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Virginia Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2144804

Pugh Family Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2385847

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Ascension Parish

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1988843

St. Jules Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. Martins Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Virginia Cemetery

Woodlawn UMC Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2167822

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within Less than 2 miles of the Virginia Cemetery.

Attakapas Canal   [Map]     Glenwood   [Map]    
Barton   [Map]     Grand Bayou   [Map]    
Bayou Corne   [Map]     Ingleside   [Map]    
Belle Rose   [Map]     Madewood   [Map]    
Bellewood   [Map]     Munsons   [Map]    
Bertie   [Map]     Napoleonville   [Map]    
Brulie Maurin   [Map]     Paincourtville   [Map]    
Bruly Saint Martin   [Map]     Plaincourtville   [Map]    
Brusle Saint Vincent   [Map]     Plattenville   [Map]    
Burbank   [Map]     Ratliff   [Map]    
Darrow   [Map]     Rosedale   [Map]    
Donaldsonville   [Map]     Sweet Home   [Map]    
Elm Hall   [Map]     Wildwood   [Map]    
Enola   [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 Virginia Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Assumption Parish.

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

Donaldsonville   [Map]
 - Located in Ascension Parish
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Virginia Cemetery
 
Napoleonville   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Virginia 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 helpful 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 Virginia Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Assumption Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Ascension 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

 
Iberia 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

 
Lafourche 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 Charles Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Helena 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 Martin 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

 
West Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Louisiana,
Cemeteries of Assumption 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 Virginia 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 Virginia Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #552916   (Name of Record: Virginia Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Assumption
Lat: 30.008812     Lon: -91.0523224   [Map]
Elev: 5         Map Name: Belle Rose

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Louisiana

About Assumption 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 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 Virginia Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.0088, Longitude: -91.0523     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Virginia 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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