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The location of Parsons Cemetery









A visit to the Parsons Cemetery ...

The location of the Parsons 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 Parsons Cemetery ...

The Parsons Cemetery is located in Amite County.

The county seat for Amite County is located in Liberty. Liberty lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the southwest of the Parsons Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   31.3160°   (31° 18' 57")

Lon:   -90.6193°   (-90° 37' 9")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 52 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Parsons 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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Parsons Cemetery

Brown Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

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

Butler Cemetery   [Map]

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

Butler Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cain Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Franklin County

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

Calvary Cemetery   [Map]

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

Church of God Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cupit Cemetery   [Map]

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

Davis Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Franklin County

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

Everett Cemetery   [Map]

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

Fenn Cemetery   [Map]

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

Flowers Cemetery   [Map]

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

Freeman Cemetery   [Map]

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

Garner Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south southeast (SSE) of the Parsons Cemetery

Gerald Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #59472<3>

Good Hope Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Parsons Cemetery

Gordon Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hampton Burris Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Parsons Cemetery

Harrell - Kirkland Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hayman Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Pike County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Parsons Cemetery

Hebron Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hewitt Gordon Cemetery   [Map]

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

Holmes Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Pike County

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

Johnson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Pike County

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

Keith Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lumpkin Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Franklin County

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

Marsalis Cemetery   [Map]

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

McDowell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Moore Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mt. Gilead Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Franklin County

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

Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]

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

Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]

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

Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Franklin County

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

Old Good Hope Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pate - Gardner Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south southwest (SSW) of the Parsons Cemetery

Robertson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Salem Cemetery   [Map]

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

Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Parsons Cemetery

Tangipahoa Cemetery   [Map]

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

Temple Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Franklin County

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

Terry Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Franklin County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Parsons Cemetery

Thompson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Thompson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Thornton Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Franklin County

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

Turner Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Pike County

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

Wactor Cemetery   [Map]

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

Weathersby Cemetery   [Map]

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

Westbrook Memorial Cemetery   [Map]

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

Whittington Cemetery   [Map]

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

Williams Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Young Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 15 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Parsons Cemetery.

Bacots   [Map]     Liberty   [Map]    
Bear Town   [Map]     Magnolia   [Map]    
Brookhaven   [Map]     McComb   [Map]    
Bude   [Map]     McElveen   [Map]    
Cobbs   [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 Parsons 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 Parsons Cemetery.

Brookhaven   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Parsons Cemetery
 
Gloster   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Parsons Cemetery
 
Kentwood   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Parsons Cemetery
 
Magnolia   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Parsons Cemetery
 
McComb   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Parsons Cemetery
 
Meadville   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Parsons Cemetery
 
Osyka   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Parsons Cemetery
 
Summit   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Parsons Cemetery
 
Wesson   [Map]
 - Located in Copiah County
 - Lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Parsons 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 either 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 Parsons 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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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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Genealogy
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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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Genealogy
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Washington Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
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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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Claiborne County:     Cyndi's
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Copiah County:     Cyndi's
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Franklin County:     Cyndi's
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Jefferson Davis 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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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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Parsons 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 Parsons Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #685365   (Name of Record: Parsons Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Amite
Lat: 31.3160079     Lon: -90.6192672   [Map]
Elev: 122         Map Name: Auburn

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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 'point-to-point' 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 Parsons Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3160, Longitude: -90.6193     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Parsons 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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