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Jewish Genealogical Society of New Orleans

Southern Jewish Historical Society [October 2010]

Louisiana Jewish Historical Society
Temple Sinai
6227 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118

Louisiana State Archives has photo showing antebellum Jewish graves. "Because of religious beliefs, the dead were buried below ground in Jewish cemeteries, rather than as usual in New Orleans crypts or tombs." PHOTOS

Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience

PO Box 16528
Jackson, MS 39236-0528, (601) 362-6357

American Jewish Archives: "Decline in an Age of Expansion: Disappearing Jewish Communities in the Era of Mass Migration" by Lee Shai Weissbach mentions Louisiana. [January 2001]

: [2000]

Several Civil War veterans are buried in Shreveport cemeteries. AJA . American Jewish Archives, 3101 Clifton Ave. Cincinnati, Ohio 45220-2488. 513-221-1875 (tel); 513-221-7812 (fax). E-mail: AJA contact form has list of Jewish soldiers killed during the Civil War and buried in Chattanooga, TN; Richmond, VA; Elmira, NY; Andersonville, GA; and Louisiana compiled by Melvin Young. Chattanooga, Tennessee July 1987. Miscellaneous file.


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# Burial Location
1 ALEXANDRIA: Rapides Parish
2 BASTROP: (Morehouse Parish)
3 BATON ROUGE: (East Baton Rouge Parish)
4 BERWICK: (St. Mary Parish)
5 BOGALUSA: (Washington Parish)
6 CLINTON: (East Feliciana Parish)
7 DONALDSONVILLE: (Ascension Parish)
8 FARMERVILLE: (Union Parish)
9 FRANKLIN: (St. Mary Parish)
10 KIRKSVILE: Tangipahoa Parish
11 LAFAYETTE: (Lafayette Parish)
12 LAKE CHARLES: (Calcasieu Parish)
13 MONROE: (Ouachita Parish)
14 MONROE: see Natchitoches
15 MORGAN CITY: (St. Mary Parish)
16 NACHITOCHES: (Nachitoches Parish)
17 NEW IBERIA: (Iberia Parish)
18 NEW ORLEANS: (Orleans Parish)
19 OPELOUSAS: (St. Landry Parish)
20 PINEVILLE: Rapides Parish
21 PLAQUEMINE: (Iberville Parish)
22 SHREVEPORT: (Caddo Parish)
23 ST. FRANCISVILLE: (West Feliciana Parish)
24 WASHINGTON: (St. Landry Parish)
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