An INDEX listing people named in DEATH NOTICES FROM LOUISIANA NEWSPAPERS is available through the LDS FAMILY HISTORY CENTERS.
Copies of these old newspaper articles are a wonderful source of primary information. These articles contain Obituaries, Plantation Sales, Estate Sales, Slave Sales, Death Notice to Creditors, News articles concerning shooting, suicides & duels and more. Several of these articles concern the surname DEJEAN.
This INDEX will give:
The name of the deceased.
The name of the Newspaper.
The date of the issue.
The page and column number.
The source: The Library housing the newspapers, microfilm, microfiche.
The catalog number of the index "DEATH NOTICES FROM LOUISIANA NEWSPAPERS" is below or on the LDS FHC website at:
Title DEATH NOTICES FROM LOUISIANA NEWSPAPERS
Authors Mayers, Brenda Lagroue (Main Author)
Kerns, Gloria L. (Gloria Lambert) (Added Author)
Vol. 1-5 also on microfilm. Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1990. on 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. FHL US/CAN Film 1697312 Item 3
Vol. 6 also on microfiche. Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1991. 2 microfiches. FHL US/CAN Fiche 6087223
--v. 1. Indexes obituaries from Ascension, East Feliciana, Livingston, St. Helena, Tangipahoa, and West Felicina parishes, 1811- 1819
-- v. 2. Indexes obituaries from Ascension, East Baton Rouge, and Pointe Coupee parishes, 1822-1914
-- v. 3. Indexes obituaries from Ascension, East Baton Rouge, Iberville, and Washington parishes, 1833-1917
-- v. 4. Indexes obituaries from East Baton Rouge, St. Charles, St. John the Baptist, St. Tammany, 1847-1893
-- v. 5. Indexes obituaries from Assumption, East Baton Rouge, Iberia, Lafourche, Orleans, St. John the Baptist, St. Martin, and St. Mary parishes, 1824-1887
-- v. 6. Indexes obituaries from Acadia, Iberia, Rapides, ST. LANDRY PARISH, St. Mary parishes, 1836-1887.Library has volumes 1-5 bound together.
976.31 V4m FHL US/CAN Book
976.31 V4m v. 6 FHL US/CAN Book
To find a FAMILY HISTORY CENTER near you, go to:
If your relative is listed in the alphabetised INDEX as being in one of the old Opelousas newspapers now housed at LSU, you can use that information to obtain copies of the article from LSU's Hill Memorial Library at:
Hill Memorial Library
Baton Rouge, LA 70803-3300