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Cheniere Caminada Cemetery

LA Hwy 1, Louisiana

Jefferson Parish

 

Great information here:

 

files.usgwarchives.org/la/lafourche/cemeteries/chencami.txt

 

heniere Caminada Cemetery on Louisiana Hwy 1 15.4 miles below the Leeville Bridge on the right side of the road. This is in Jefferson Parish,

Louisiana This cemetery was recognized as an historic site by the town of Grand Isle on Aug. 8, 1978.

Mayor: Wayne Guidry, Chief of Police: Ernest M. LaFont, Aldermen: Thomas A

Marullo, Joseph E. LaFont, III, Larry J. LaFont, Carl T. Santiny and Robert

Collins

 

Camille CALLAIS b. July 18, 1888 d. Feb 8, 1942

Mortess C. CALLAIS b. Nov. 2, 1894 d. Feb. 11, 1940

Clarence J. FRAZIER, Sr. 11/3/08 - 1/18/52

Infant's grave Ophille GUEDRY (no dates)

Mylatile DANOS ADAMS Jan. 2, 1906 May 14, 1982 (vase with "Mother")

Mrs. Josephine SANAMO BOUZIGARD (no dates)

Philozate COLLINS b. 1861 d. 1911

Mitchell M FRAZIER 4/1/07 - 5/3/69

???? decede 8 November 1902

 

There is a fence around the cemetery. Hidden in the marsh grass on the

right side of cemetery as you face it, outside of the fence is

a group of

very old graves. They face the small bayou behind the cemetery.

 

Lea PITRE died Oct. 1st, 1893, age 20

Augustine MALCOMBE died Oct. 23rd, 1893, age 33

broken cross - Louis COLLINS, decede ?? 21 ??, A'gen????, RIP

broken cross - Nicolas BUSKE, Le 18 Mars 1866 Mori Le 11 ?? 1888, Music,

Singing, ???

Augustin PITRE d. 1886 age 67

Richard PITRE died 1880

Alexsina PITRE died Jan 1st 1892, age 31

 

Listed by Cathy Dantin Shannon and Audrey Dantin Boudreaux Feb. 1985

 

www.loyno.edu/~kchopin/storm.htm

 

Cheniere Caminada Cemetery on Louisiana Hwy 1 15.4 miles below the Leeville Bridge on the right side of the road.

 

www.la-cemeteries.com/Cemeteries Jefferson Table.shtml

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