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The location of Marsalis Cemetery









A visit to the Marsalis Cemetery ...

The location of the Marsalis 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 Marsalis Cemetery ...

The Marsalis 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 southwest of the Marsalis Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   31.2596°   (31° 15' 34")

Lon:   -90.6568°   (-90° 39' 24")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Marsalis Cemetery.

Bacots   [Map]     Kentwood (LA)   [Map]    
Bear Town   [Map]     Liberty   [Map]    
Brookhaven   [Map]     Magnolia   [Map]    
Bude   [Map]     McComb   [Map]    
Cobbs   [Map]     McElveen   [Map]    
Crosby   [Map]     Meadville   [Map]    
Eddiceton   [Map]     Osyka   [Map]    
Gloster   [Map]     Summit   [Map]    
Holmesville   [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 Marsalis 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 Marsalis Cemetery.

Brookhaven   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Marsalis Cemetery
 
Gloster   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West (W) of the Marsalis Cemetery
 
Greensburg   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Helena Parish (LA)
 - Lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the South (S) of the Marsalis Cemetery
 
Kentwood   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Marsalis Cemetery
 
Magnolia   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Marsalis Cemetery
 
McComb   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of the Marsalis Cemetery
 
Meadville   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Marsalis Cemetery
 
Osyka   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Marsalis Cemetery
 
Summit   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of the Marsalis 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 - 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 Marsalis 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:

Concordia Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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East Baton Rouge Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
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East Feliciana Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
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Livingston Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
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Saint Helena Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
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Saint Tammany Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
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Tangipahoa Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
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Washington Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
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West Feliciana Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
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Copiah 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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Simpson County:     Cyndi's
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Walthall County:     Cyndi's
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Wilkinson County:     Cyndi's
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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:   Home Page
 
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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 65 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Marsalis Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Barron Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Marsalis Cemetery

Brown Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

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

Burris Cemetery   [Map]

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

Butler Cemetery   [Map]

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

Butler Cemetery   [Map]

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

Butler Cemetery   [Map]

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

Calvary Cemetery   [Map]

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

Chandler Cemetery   [Map]

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

Church of God Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cupit Cemetery   [Map]

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

East Fork Cemetery   [Map]

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

Everett Cemetery   [Map]

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

Felder Cemetery   [Map]

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

Fenn Cemetery   [Map]

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

Flowers Cemetery   [Map]

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

Freeman Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gardner - McKnight Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gardner - O'Brien Cemetery   [Map]

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

Garner Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gerald Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #59472<3>

Good Hope Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gordon Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gordon Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hampton Burris Cemetery   [Map]

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

Harrell - Kirkland Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hebron Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Marsalis Cemetery

Hewitt Gordon Cemetery   [Map]

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

Holmes Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Pike County

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

Hughey Cemetery   [Map]

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

Johns Cemetery   [Map]

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

Keith Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Marsalis Cemetery

Little Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lumpkin Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Franklin County

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

Mars Hill Cemetery   [Map]

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

McDowell Cemetery   [Map]

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

McGehee Cemetery   [Map]

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

Moore Cemetery   [Map]

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

Moses Robinson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]

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

New Zion Cemetery   [Map]

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

Nunnery Cemetery   [Map]

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

Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]

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

Old Good Hope Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Marsalis Cemetery

Parsons Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pate - Gardner Cemetery   [Map]

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

Quin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Marsalis Cemetery

Reeves Cemetery   [Map]

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

Robertson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Robinson - McElvin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Marsalis Cemetery

Rose Bower Cemetery   [Map]

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

Salem Cemetery   [Map]

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

Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Tangipahoa Cemetery   [Map]

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

Terrell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Thomas Moore Cemetery   [Map]

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

Thompson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wactor Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wactor Cemetery   [Map]

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

Warren Hughey Cemetery   [Map]

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

Weathersby Cemetery   [Map]

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

Whittington Cemetery   [Map]

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

Williams Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east (E) of the Marsalis Cemetery

Young Cemetery   [Map]

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

Young - Garner Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Marsalis 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 Marsalis Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #685323   (Name of Record: Marsalis Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Amite
Lat: 31.2596194     Lon: -90.6567681   [Map]
Elev: 116         Map Name: Smithdale

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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.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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 Marsalis Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2596, Longitude: -90.6568     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Marsalis Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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