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Thomas Funeral Home

Posted: 8 Nov 2002 5:28AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 15 Mar 2003 4:15PM GMT
If anyone knows what became of the records of the old Thomas Funeral Home in Hammond, LA, please let me know. Thanks!

Re: Thomas Funeral Home

Carol Goossen (View posts)
Posted: 19 Nov 2002 11:32PM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi Marianne,

Unfortunately, from what I've gathered during many inquiries, the records were probably thrown away. I contacted the funeral home that took over for Thomas Funeral Home and they said the records were gone when they took over.

If anyone in Tangipahoa Parish has those old records sitting around, WE sure wish they'd turn them over to a genealogy department of a library.

Re: Thomas Funeral Home Records

Posted: 26 Feb 2012 11:29PM GMT
Classification: Query
Hello,
I hope you get this message it has been so long ago. The Thomas Funeral Home ledger books are at the library at Southeastern La. University (SLU) in Hammond, La. I have searched through them my self for burial records. I am still looking for the Poole Funeral Home books from the Hammond location.

Kim Vance

Re: Thomas Funeral Home Records

Posted: 10 Jun 2012 12:51AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Misuraca, Lamonte, Piazza, Grazaino
Kim,

I saw your post while looking for Hammond obituaries from 1985. Thank you for the information about the location of the Thomas Funeral Home ledgers. Maybe when I get home next I can view the ledgers.

What exactly is included in the ledgers? I am looking for information on the following surnames: Misuraca, Lamonte, Piazza and Graziano.

Re: Thomas Funeral Home Records

Posted: 7 Aug 2012 10:15PM GMT
Classification: Query
So sorry for the delayed response. I haven't been on ancestry for some time.
The ledger books from what I recall give of course the deceased name, date of death, where they are buried and basically who paid the funeral bill.

Hope that is of some help.
Kim

Re: Thomas Funeral Home Records

Posted: 8 Aug 2012 12:17AM GMT
Classification: Query
Kim,

Thank you for your research and your message.

I'll plan a trip home after I retire the end of this month, August 2012.

Rosemary

Re: Thomas Funeral Home Records

Posted: 30 Sep 2012 7:36PM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi Rosemary,

Just wondering if you indeed got a chance to visit the SLU library for the
Thomas Funeral Home Records. If so, I hope it was some help to you.

Kim

Re: Thomas Funeral Home Records

Posted: 30 Sep 2012 8:33PM GMT
Classification: Query
Kim,

The information is helpful. I have not had an opportunity to get to Hammond to review. Don't know when I'll be home next, although it could be this year. My husband and I finally retired the end of August. Of course retirement is no indication that I'll have less to do. :-)

Thank you for the follow-up.

Rosemary

Re: Thomas Funeral Home Records

Posted: 30 Sep 2012 10:37PM GMT
Classification: Query
Search by name the USGENWEB Archives at:

http://www.usgwarchives.net/search/search.cgi/searchla.htm?q...

There is much info available in the archives including many obituaries.
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