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The location of Allen Cemetery









A visit to the Allen Cemetery ...

The location of the Allen 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 Allen Cemetery ...

The Allen Cemetery is located in Pike County.

The county seat for Pike County is located in Magnolia. Magnolia lies just to the northwest of the Allen Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   31.0852°   (31° 5' 6")

Lon:   -90.3665°   (-90° 21' 59")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 79 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Allen Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in Pike County.

Alford Cemetery   [Map]

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

Alford Cemetery   [Map]

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

Alfred Cook Cemetery   [Map]

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

Allen Cemetery   [Map]

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

Allen Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the northeast (NE) of the Allen Cemetery

Allen Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ann Tyler Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Allen Cemetery

Ansel Prewitt Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ard Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bala Chitto Cemetery   [Map]

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

Brewer - Webb Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the southeast (SE) of the Allen Cemetery

Brumfield Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Allen Cemetery

Brumfield Cemetery   [Map]

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

Brumfield Cemetery   [Map]

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

Burkhalter Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Allen Cemetery

Charles Young Cemetery   [Map]

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

Conerly Cemetery   [Map]

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

Coney Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Allen Cemetery

Coney Cemetery   [Map]

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

Coney Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Allen Cemetery

Dickey Cemetery   [Map]

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

Durham Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ellzey Cemetery   [Map]

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

Felder Cemetery   [Map]

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

Fortenberry Cemetery   [Map]

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

Fulham Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gray Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Allen Cemetery

Guiding Light Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hall Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the Allen Cemetery

Hinson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hinson - Knippers Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west (W) of the Allen Cemetery

Hucabee Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hucabee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north northeast (NNE) of the Allen Cemetery

Kendrick - Pounds Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east (E) of the Allen Cemetery

Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Allen Cemetery

Knapp Cemetery   [Map]

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

Leggett Cemetery   [Map]

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

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

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

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

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

McDaniel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Allen Cemetery

McNabb Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mullens Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the southeast (SE) of the Allen Cemetery

Phelps Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pound Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east (E) of the Allen Cemetery

Prescott Cemetery   [Map]

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

Progress Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Allen Cemetery

Rhodus Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rhodus Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rills Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rimes Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Allen Cemetery

Roberts Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. Mary Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Allen Cemetery

Sandifer Cemetery   [Map]

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

Silver Creek Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the Allen Cemetery

Silver Springs Cemetery   [Map]

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

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south (S) of the Allen Cemetery

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

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

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

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

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Allen Cemetery

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Allen Cemetery

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Allen Cemetery

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

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

Slade Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west (W) of the Allen Cemetery

Slaven Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north northwest (NNW) of the Allen Cemetery

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

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

Strickland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west southwest (WSW) of the Allen Cemetery

Strickland Cemetery   [Map]

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

Tate Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Allen Cemetery

Thornhill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Union Cemetery   [Map]

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

Varnado Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south (S) of the Allen Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #63389<3>

Varnado Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south (S) of the Allen Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #63390

Varnado Cemetery   [Map]

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

Varnado Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Allen Cemetery

Walker Cemetery   [Map]

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

Walker Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Walthall County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Allen Cemetery

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 16 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Allen Cemetery.

Bacots   [Map]     McElveen   [Map]    
Bear Town   [Map]     Mount Hermon (LA)   [Map]    
Fluker (LA)   [Map]     Osyka   [Map]    
Franklinton (LA)   [Map]     Stoney Point (LA)   [Map]    
Holmesville   [Map]     Summit   [Map]    
Kentwood (LA)   [Map]     Sunny Hill (LA)   [Map]    
Magnolia   [Map]     Tangipahoa (LA)   [Map]    
McComb   [Map]     Tylertown   [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 Allen Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Pike County.

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

Amite City   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Greensburg   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Helena Parish (LA)
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Kentwood   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Magnolia   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Allen Cemetery
 
McComb   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Osyka   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Roseland   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Summit   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Allen 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 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 Allen Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Pike County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

East Baton Rouge Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
East Feliciana Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Livingston Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Helena Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Tammany Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tangipahoa Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
West Feliciana Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Amite County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Copiah County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Franklin County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson Davis County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lamar County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lawrence County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lincoln County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Marion County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pearl River County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Walthall County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Wilkinson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Mississippi,
Cemeteries of Pike County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Mississippi
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Mississippi
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Mississippi,
Cemeteries of Pike County
 

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 Mississippi

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Allen 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 Allen Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #666202   (Name of Record: Allen Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pike
Lat: 31.0851781     Lon: -90.3664833   [Map]
Elev: 92         Map Name: Progress

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Mississippi

About Pike County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Pike County: www.co.pike.ms.us/

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Allen Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0852, Longitude: -90.3665     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Allen 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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