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Listing of Surnames in Black Bayou Cemetery, Vivian

Listing of Surnames in Black Bayou Cemetery, Vivian

Posted: 7 Jan 2004 10:52PM GMT
Classification: Cemetery
Edited: 24 May 2004 10:02PM GMT
Hello all. This is a partial listing of surnames listed in Black Bayou Cemetery. Hope this helps someone. If you want information regarding one of the surnames listed, I will be happy to post it for you. (Dates of death range from 1886 to 1960)

BLACK BAYOU: This old cemetery is on the Vivian-Gilliam highway, about four miles from Vivian. There was a Baptist church beside the cemetery, but it was burned down during a forest fire several years ago. Black Bayou cemetery is uncared for, and many of the markers are of native stone.

Whitehead, White, Thomas, Gray, Garner, Hurdle, Pitts, Thompson, McLain, Thomason, Gibson, Grambling, Cox, Harrington, Parker, Allen, Chappell, Frazier, Peninger, Williams, Wilkins, Comer, Burney, Bruner, SPears, Festervan, Taylor, Law, Ivins, Conley, Harris, Robertson, Owens, Hugh, Warden, Clark, Barr, Massey, Chiles, Parker

Re: Listing of Surnames in Black Bayou Cemetery, Vivian

Posted: 18 Jan 2004 1:59AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 24 May 2004 10:01PM GMT
Surnames: CHILSON
I am looking for the surname of CHILSON that is suppose to be buried in the Black Bayou Cemetery.

Re: Listing of Surnames in Black Bayou Cemetery, Vivian

Posted: 19 Jan 2004 12:22AM GMT
Classification: Cemetery
Edited: 24 May 2004 10:02PM GMT
Surnames: CHILSON
I don't have a complete listing for Black Bayou Cemetery. I copied off about six pages of this cemetery's listing on a hunch. I actually found my great great grandparents and great great great grandpa's graves there! (No one remembered where they were buried.) THere is a complete listing of the gravesites of Black Bayou in the Vivian Library.

Sorry can't be more help.

Jana M. <><

Re: Listing of Surnames in Black Bayou Cemetery, Vivian

Elaine Nagel (View posts)
Posted: 19 Jan 2004 12:31AM GMT
Classification: Query
I couldn't find an email for the library but here is the address and phone number.

NORTH CADDO Branch Library

615 N. Pine Street
Vivian, LA 71082
(318) 375-3975
Fax: 375-4597

Re: Listing of Surnames in Black Bayou Cemetery, Vivian

Elaine Nagel (View posts)
Posted: 19 Jan 2004 12:32AM GMT
Classification: Query
I found the email
E-MAIL A REFERENCE QUESTION

Reference Department accepts e-mail from anyone who has a reference question. Include your name and phone number. A librarian will e-mail a response within 24 hours to let you know your question has been received. Call (318) 226-5894 for further information.
E-mail your request to: e_refsml@yahoo.com (that's "e_refsml@yahoo.com")

Re: Listing of Surnames in Black Bayou Cemetery, Vivian

Posted: 19 Jan 2004 3:11AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 24 May 2004 10:01PM GMT
Thanks Janna

Re: Listing of Surnames in Black Bayou Cemetery, Vivian

Erica (View posts)
Posted: 24 Jan 2004 3:27PM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi Jane,

Could you list information found on the Taylor surname found in the Black Bayou cemetery?

Thanks,
Erica

Re: Listing of Surnames in Black Bayou Cemetery, Vivian

Posted: 24 Jan 2004 4:09PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 24 May 2004 10:02PM GMT
TAYLOR

Robert E., son of R.L. Taylor and wife, b. & d. 1-27-1920
Rosa Bell Taylor, b. & d. 11-28-1929
Robert Lee Taylor b. 02-03-1888 d. 02-17-1959

Hope this helps!

Jana M. <><

Re: Thomas, Vivian, LA?

Posted: 13 Feb 2004 5:09AM GMT
Classification: Query
I am looking for relatives of Gertrude Thomas. She is listed as a sister living in Vivian, LA in John Robert Hines's (my grandfather) obit in 1978. any info would be very appreciated as I do not know any relatives to ask for info. Thank you : ) Bobbie Jo Hines

Re: Listing of Surnames in Black Bayou Cemetery, Vivian

Posted: 13 Jul 2004 2:17PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 10 May 2005 2:34PM GMT
Surnames: HURDLE, BOYTER, HEFLIN
Interested in cemetery inscriptions for the HURDLE family. Thank you very much.
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