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The location of St. John Baptist Church Cemetery









A visit to the Saint John Baptist Church Cemetery ...

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 five sections:

The Location of the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery ...

The St. John Baptist Church Cemetery is located in Wilkinson County.

The county seat for Wilkinson County is located in Woodville. Woodville lies just to the North Northeast of the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the location of the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery

Lat:   31.0176°   (31° 1' 3")

Lon:   -91.3492°   (-91° 20' 57")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 28 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<1> of the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Arcole Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery

Austin Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in West Feliciana Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<2>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #66896<3>

Beech Grove Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery

Bleakhouse Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery

Bowling Green Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery

Cedar Rest Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery

Clifford Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in West Feliciana Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery

Currier Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery

Dawson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery

Edgefield Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery

Evans Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in West Feliciana Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery

Grimes Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery

Joor Collens Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery

King Solomon Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2201579

Liddell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery

Linwood Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery

McCausland Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in West Feliciana Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery

Minor Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in West Feliciana Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery

Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery

Phares Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #61885

Powell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery

Richardson Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in West Feliciana Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery

Smith Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in West Feliciana Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery

Spillman Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in West Feliciana Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery

Sweeney Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery

Walker Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in West Feliciana Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery

Wilkinson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery

Woodstock Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery.

Angola (LA)   [Map]     Norwood (LA)   [Map]    
Batchelor (LA)   [Map]     Patin (LA)   [Map]    
Centreville   [Map]     Port Hudson (LA)   [Map]    
Clinton (LA)   [Map]     Rosetta   [Map]    
Crosby   [Map]     Saint Francisville (LA)   [Map]    
Ethel (LA)   [Map]     Slaughter (LA)   [Map]    
Gloster   [Map]     Tunica (LA)   [Map]    
Hermitage (LA)   [Map]     Ventress (LA)   [Map]    
Innis (LA)   [Map]     Wakefield (LA)   [Map]    
Jackson (LA)   [Map]     Weyanoke (LA)   [Map]    
Lettsworth (LA)   [Map]     Wilson (LA)   [Map]    
Morganza (LA)   [Map]     Woodland (LA)   [Map]    
New Roads (LA)   [Map]     Woodville   [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 St. John Baptist Church Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Wilkinson County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery.

Clinton   [Map]
 - Located in East Feliciana Parish (LA)
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Gloster   [Map]
 - Located in Amite County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Jackson   [Map]
 - Located in East Feliciana Parish (LA)
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Port Hudson   [Map]
 - Located in East Baton Rouge Parish (LA)
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the South (S) of the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Saint Francisville   [Map]
 - Located in West Feliciana Parish (LA)
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Wilson   [Map]
 - Located in East Feliciana Parish (LA)
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Woodville   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the St. John Baptist Church 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 - 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 St. John Baptist Church Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Wilkinson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Avoyelles Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Catahoula Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Concordia Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

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

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
East Feliciana Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Iberville Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Livingston Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pointe Coupee Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Helena Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Landry Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tangipahoa Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

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

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
West Feliciana Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Adams County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Amite County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Franklin County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pike County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Mississippi,
Cemeteries of Wilkinson 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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Wilkinson County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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 St. John Baptist Church Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0176, Longitude: -91.3492     [Map].

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<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.

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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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