New Providence Cemetery, Ringgold, Bienville Parish, Louisiana
History of Providence Cemetery
In 1849, Georgia Natives, David Kennedy Thomas, and his brother, Zachariah moved their families in the Ringgold area. Both were farmers. Zachariah also was a Primitive Baptist minister. in November of 1850, David Kennedy Thomas gave 2 acres of land for the development of New Providence Primitive Baptist Church and Cemetery. Additional land was later purchased for more cemetery space.
The link below gives a listing of those buried in the cemetery as of 2005. A later publication by Cathy Edwards provides more recent additions. If you would like to get a copy of her publication. She can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org