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  Twenty-two volumes of Louisiana tombstone inscriptions were collected by members of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and deposited with the DAR Library in Washington, D.C. These were microfilmed in 1970 and are available at the Family History Library (Family History Library films 854861-63 and 855248-50). Another DAR collection containing tombstone inscriptions is described in the “Genealogy” section.

The Family History Library also has 210 microfilms of New Orleans cemetery records. These are listed in the catalog under


Cemeteries in the States in Louisiana

Bienville Parish:  Bear Creek Cemetery

Lincoln Parish:   Pruitt Cemetery (originally located in Bienville Parish, however, parish lines changed).

Louisiana Cemetery Preservation

Home Page for Louisiana Cemetery Preservation

  • File a cemetery report
  • Update a cemetery report
  • View Saving Graves Louisiana reports archives
  • View photographs of cemeteries
  • Cemetery law


Photos, maps, transcriptions and history

Related Links

Ancestry - Louisiana Cemetery Preservation Board (cross posts to mailing list)
The Louisiana Tombstone Transcription Project
Louisiana Gravestone Photo Project
Martin Gauthier's Louisiana Cemeteries
Gloria Mayfield's Louisiana Cemeteries - webmaster R.I.P.
Cemeteries of Louisiana-Interment.net

Flickr Groups

Louisiana Cemetery Preservation-flickr

Louisiana Cemeteries -flickr

USGS cemetery locator
Find A Grave

Cemetery Blogs in Louisiana

Louisiana Cemetery Preservation - Links to resources for preservation

Louisiana Graveyard Rabbit - Historical cemeteries in Louisiana and photographs


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