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The location of Benjamin Wall Cemetery









A visit to the Benjamin Wall Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Benjamin Wall Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Benjamin Wall Cemetery (FAG ID #57948)

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 Benjamin Wall Cemetery ...

The Benjamin Wall Cemetery is located in Amite County.

The county seat for Amite County is located in Liberty. Liberty lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northwest of the Benjamin Wall Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   31.0301°   (31° 1' 48")

Lon:   -90.6966°   (-90° 41' 47")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 61 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Benjamin Wall Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Anderson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Anglin Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish (LA)

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

Bates Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bates Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south (S) of the Benjamin Wall Cemetery

Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Benjamin Wall Cemetery

Casey - Powell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cockerham Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cox Cemetery   [Map]

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

Davis Cemetery   [Map]

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

Dawson Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish (LA)

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

Day Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish (LA)

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

Felder - Williams Cemetery   [Map]

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

Frazier Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish (LA)

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

Fred Anderson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gillsburg Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gordon Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hampton Wall Cemetery   [Map]

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

Harness Cemetery   [Map]

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

Holden Cemetery   [Map]

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

Holden Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hughes - Lawson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hurst Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish (LA)

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

Jerusalem Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Benjamin Wall Cemetery

Lea Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Benjamin Wall Cemetery

Lea Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Benjamin Wall Cemetery

Lea Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lea - Davis Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Benjamin Wall Cemetery

Lee Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish (LA)

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

Lindsey Cemetery   [Map]

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

Madison - Bean Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Benjamin Wall Cemetery

Martin Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish (LA)

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

Maxwell Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]

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

Maxwell Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]

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

McClendon Cemetery   [Map]

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

McDaniel - Travis Cemetery   [Map]

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

McDowell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Benjamin Wall Cemetery

McDowell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Benjamin Wall Cemetery

Monroe - Brumfield Cemetery   [Map]

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

Morgan - Gordon Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Benjamin Wall Cemetery

Mt. Pilgrim Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Benjamin Wall Cemetery

Neilson Cemetery   [Map]

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

New Zion Cemetery   [Map]

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

Newman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east northeast (ENE) of the Benjamin Wall Cemetery

Newman Cemetery   [Map]

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

Old Gillsburg Cemetery   [Map]

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

Polk - Tate Cemetery   [Map]

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

Richland Cemetery   [Map]

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

Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Benjamin Wall Cemetery

Smith Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish (LA)

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

Stevens Cemetery   [Map]

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

Stewart Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west (W) of the Benjamin Wall Cemetery

Stewart Wall Cemetery   [Map]

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

Taylor Williams Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east northeast (ENE) of the Benjamin Wall Cemetery

Tickfaw Cemetery   [Map]

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

Tobias Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Benjamin Wall Cemetery

Travis Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wall Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Benjamin Wall Cemetery

Williams - Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Willson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Zeagler Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Benjamin Wall Cemetery.

Amite City (LA)   [Map]     McComb   [Map]    
Bacots   [Map]     McElveen   [Map]    
Baywood (LA)   [Map]     Montpelier (LA)   [Map]    
Bear Town   [Map]     Mount Hermon (LA)   [Map]    
Centreville   [Map]     Norwood (LA)   [Map]    
Clinton (LA)   [Map]     Osyka   [Map]    
Coleman Town (LA)   [Map]     Pine Grove (LA)   [Map]    
Fluker (LA)   [Map]     Roseland (LA)   [Map]    
Gloster   [Map]     Summit   [Map]    
Greensburg (LA)   [Map]     Sunny Hill (LA)   [Map]    
Holmesville   [Map]     Tangipahoa (LA)   [Map]    
Kentwood (LA)   [Map]     Wilson (LA)   [Map]    
Liberty   [Map]     Woodland (LA)   [Map]    
Magnolia   [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 Benjamin Wall Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Amite County.

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

Amite City   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Benjamin Wall Cemetery
 
Clinton   [Map]
 - Located in East Feliciana Parish (LA)
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Benjamin Wall Cemetery
 
Gloster   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Benjamin Wall Cemetery
 
Greensburg   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Helena Parish (LA)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of the Benjamin Wall Cemetery
 
Kentwood   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Benjamin Wall Cemetery
 
Magnolia   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Benjamin Wall Cemetery
 
McComb   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Benjamin Wall Cemetery
 
Osyka   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of the Benjamin Wall Cemetery
 
Roseland   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Benjamin Wall Cemetery
 
Summit   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Benjamin Wall Cemetery
 
Wilson   [Map]
 - Located in East Feliciana Parish (LA)
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Benjamin Wall 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 Benjamin Wall Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Amite County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Ascension Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

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

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
East Feliciana Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Livingston Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
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Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pointe Coupee Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Helena Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Saint Tammany Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Tangipahoa Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Washington Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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West Baton Rouge Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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West Feliciana Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Adams County:     Cyndi's
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Copiah County:     Cyndi's
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Franklin County:     Cyndi's
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Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
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Lawrence County:     Cyndi's
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Lincoln County:     Cyndi's
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Marion County:     Cyndi's
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Pike County:     Cyndi's
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Walthall County:     Cyndi's
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Wilkinson County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Mississippi,
Cemeteries of Amite County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Mississippi
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Mississippi
 
Find-A-Grave:   The Benjamin Wall Cemetery (FAG ID #57948)
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Mississippi
 

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 Benjamin Wall Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Benjamin Wall Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Benjamin Wall Cemetery elsewhere. 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 Benjamin Wall Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Records ...

GNIS ID #679282   (Name of Record: Wall Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Amite
Lat: 31.0274002     Lon: -90.7345447   [Map]
Elev: 98         Map Name: Gillsburg


GNIS ID #685207   (Name of Record: Benjamin Wall Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Amite
Lat: 31.0285113     Lon: -90.6975997   [Map]
Elev: 100         Map Name: Gillsburg

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #57948

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<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 Benjamin Wall Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0301, Longitude: -90.6966     [Map].

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