Prairieville Cemetery

Prairieville Cemetery (HM1MA2)

Location: Prairieville, LA 70769 Ascension Parish
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N 30° 17.461', W 90° 58.472'

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The site of this cemetery, being one of the highest spots in east Ascension Parish, was used to bury those who died during crevasses. About the year 1785, Joseph Dupuy donated it as a non-sectarian cemetery, including slaves and Indians.

Joseph Dupuy, a bachelor, had the following immediate relatives:
Three sisters
Celeste Dupuy, wife of Leon Duplessis,
Mrs. John Parent, and
Mrs. Stanislas Braud.

One brother
Trasimond Dupuy

The above information was given by L.B. "Cap" Duplessis, a descendent of the above donor.
HM NumberHM1MA2
Year Placed1967
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 at 6:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 694799 N 3352770
Decimal Degrees30.29101667, -90.97453333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 17.461', W 90° 58.472'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 17' 27.66" N, 90° 58' 28.32" W
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Area Code(s)225
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 37407-37555 Duplessis Rd, Prairieville LA 70769, US
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