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St. Vincent de Paul Cemetery
     also known as Louisa Street Cemetery
     (not be to confused with St. Vincent’s Cemetery on Soniat Street)

Location: This cemetery takes up three city blocks, which are numbered 1, 2, and 3.
     St. Vincent de Paul No. 1 is bounded by Louisa, Urquhart, Piety, and N. Villere Streets.
     See map location at: http://tinyurl.com/cp6b
     A map of St. Vincent de Paul No. 1 can be found here:
     http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/orleans/cemetery/vincentlos/svc-0001.jpg

     St. Vincent de Paul No. 2 is bounded by Urquhart, Piety, Desire, and N. Villere Streets.
     See map location at: http://tinyurl.com/cp6d
     A map of St. Vincent de Paul No. 2 can be found here:
     http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/orleans/cemetery/vincentlos/svc-0002.jpg

     St. Vincent de Paul No. 3 is bounded by Louisa, N. Villere, Piety, and N. Robertson Streets.
     See map location at: http://tinyurl.com/cp6h
     A map of St. Vincent de Paul No. 3 can be found here:
     http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/orleans/cemetery/vincentlos/svc-0003.jpg

History: Established in 1844, according to New Orleans Architecture, Volume III: The Cemeteries (1974, edited by Mary Louise Christovich). See page 32.

Current management:
     Stewart Enterprises
     1333 South Clearview Parkway
     Jefferson, LA 70121-1014
     (504) 729-1400

     St. Vincent de Paul Cemetery Association
     1401 Louisa Street
     New Orleans, LA 70117
     (504) 945-9012

Records
:

The original records of St. Vincent de Paul are apparently held by Stewart Enterprises in an office in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. However, records of the cemetery through 1974 are available on microfilm. Records after that date have apparently not been microfilmed.

The St. Vincent de Paul Cemetery records, 1840-1974, are available through any Family History Center on 52 rolls of microfilm. These include:
     (1) interments listed alphabetically,
     (2) interments listed chronologically, and
     (3) owners listed alphabetically.
See: http://goo.gl/o8Bdz

Notes: These microfilms are NOT available at the Louisiana Division of the New Orleans Public Library. The interments listed chronologically include a gap between June 1855 to June 1883. These so-called “day books” were damaged in a fire in the cemetery office.

The WPA index of cemetery records and tombstone inscriptions includes St. Vincent de Paul Cemetery. The records are available on microfilm at the New Orleans Public Library and through Family History Centers. The index covers the years 1847-1935.
     At the NOPL, the index is on microfilms GS36 266-308. See “Tombstone Index” at: http://nutrias.org/guides/genguide/burialrecords.htm#tombstone
     The WPA transcriptions for St. Vincent de Paul are also available through any Family History Center.
See: http://goo.gl/kB3B7
 
Other resources:

Data on some burials, tomb inscriptions, and images are available here:
http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/orleans/cemvinlos.htm#vincent


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