31 March 2009

cemeteries of rapides parish louisiana

here is an interesting website that we stumbled across. so far, it has around twenty-seven rapides parish cemeteries listed. several like craig cemetery in kolin and calvary baptist cemetery in gardner have photographs of the tombstones.

need volunteers to do lookups
according to its website: "cemeteries of louisiana is a non-profit independent genealogy resource organization dedicated to preserving and protecting the natural cemetery history of the great state of louisiana. if you would like to work on this project with us, or if you have records or photographs or links that you would like to share, please contact us. we would love to make them available to the world."

there are also query boards for general questions about individuals and/or cemeteries. for a list of cemeteries in other louisiana parishes click here.