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Old 02-28-2010, 11:58 AM
 
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Question ISO of Negro cemeteries

Good day,

Can anyone provide me with direction of how/where I would find the Negro cemeteries in LA?

Yvette
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Old 02-28-2010, 04:33 PM
 
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I know there's one in DeRidder, La- but I can't tell you the name of it. I'll have to consult my wife who is from that area. I know Merryville has one.
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Old 02-28-2010, 04:56 PM
 
Location: Lafayette, Louisiana
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I know of one in Carencro, Louisiana.
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Old 03-02-2010, 05:22 PM
 
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My advice is to simply contact Negro funeral homes...they will know exactly where these cemeteries are located.

The Glapion family (who claim to be direct descendants of Marie Laveau) have operated funeral homes in NO East for many years; you might find them to be helpful if you start with them.
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