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The location of Williams Cemetery









A visit to the Williams Cemetery ...

The location of the Williams 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 Williams Cemetery ...

The Williams Cemetery is located in Washington Parish.

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

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

Lat:   30.8007°   (30° 48' 2")

Lon:   -90.0198°   (-90° 1' 11")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 42 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Williams Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Washington Parish.

Adams Cemetery   [Map]

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

Baughman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Williams Cemetery

Coburn Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Williams Cemetery

Cordelia Cemetery   [Map]

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

Corkem Cemetery   [Map]

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

Creel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Williams Cemetery

Curter Cemetery   [Map]

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

Fussell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Williams Cemetery

Galloway Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hunt Cemetery   [Map]

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

Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west (W) of the Williams Cemetery

Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north (N) of the Williams Cemetery

Jones Cemetery   [Map]

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

Knight Cemetery   [Map]

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

Knight Cemetery   [Map]

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

Letchworth Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west (W) of the Williams Cemetery

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

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

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

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

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

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

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

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

McGehee Cemetery   [Map]

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

McNeece Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Williams Cemetery

Midway Cemetery   [Map]

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

Miley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mizell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Morris Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Williams Cemetery

Mt. Sinai Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Williams Cemetery

Old Magee Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pine Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Williams Cemetery

Rester Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east southeast (ESE) of the Williams Cemetery

Schilling Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sheridan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Williams Cemetery

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north (N) of the Williams Cemetery

Spencer Cemetery   [Map]

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

Strahan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Williams Cemetery

Sweet Rest Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Williams Cemetery

Thigpen Cemetery   [Map]

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

Tison Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wallace Cemetery   [Map]

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

Whittington Cemetery   [Map]

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

Williams Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Williams Cemetery.

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

Amite City   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish
 - Lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the West (W) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Bogalusa   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Covington   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Tammany Parish
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Mandeville   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Tammany Parish
 - Lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the South (S) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Picayune   [Map]
 - Located in Pearl River County (MS)
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Poplarville   [Map]
 - Located in Pearl River County (MS)
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the East (E) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Roseland   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish
 - Lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the West (W) of the Williams 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 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 - 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 Williams 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 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
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lawrence County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lincoln County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Marion County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
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 Williams 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 Williams Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #540428   (Name of Record: Williams Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Washington
Lat: 30.8007416     Lon: -90.0198024   [Map]
Elev: 65         Map Name: Sheridan

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within 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' (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 Williams Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8007, Longitude: -90.0198     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Williams Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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