Louisiana, New Orleans, Interment Registers - FamilySearch Historical Records

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Louisiana, New Orleans, Interment Registers, 1836-1972
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New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, 
United States
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Location of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana
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Location of Louisiana
Record Description
Record Type Vital Records
Collection years 1836-1972
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New Orleans Public Library


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This collection contains registers of interments for various cemeteries in New Orleans, Louisiana, 1836-1972.

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