Several weeks ago, I published the index to the first fifty volumes of Ouachita Parish funeral home programs the Genealogy Department has collected over the years. When my colleague retired (she had started the work) I promised her that I would continue it as long as people brought me their programs to include. I'm currently … Continue reading African-American Funeral Programs – The New Index
Yesterday, I posted the coroner's report for James L. Graves. The handwritten page was written on the back of the top document. It looks like a ledger sheet for Peters Funeral Home. Peters was the first funeral home in Monroe. They were the forerunner of Mulhearn.
NameDate of Death Page Book NumberQuerriera, Nellie MillerDecember 23, 19458611Quinn, Louis RichmondApril 18, 19344578Rabb, IdaSeptember 14, 19295416Rabun, CarolineNovember 25, 19303457Rabun, ElizabethFebruary 3, 19255253Rabun, JamesJuly 14, 19242553Rabun, Margie H.November 16, 19602214Rabun, Pierre SouleApril 9, 19505212Rabun, R.N.February 8, 19293716Rabun, RodneyJanuary 27, 1928126Rachall, TeonMarch 13, 19361359Rachell, Camella DeleryDecember 22, 195926113Radau, InfantJuly 12, 19251684Ragland, InfantJuly 20, 19242703Ragland, MarieJune 30, … Continue reading Peters Funeral Home Index: 1918 – 1966: Q – Z Names
NameDate of DeathPageBook NumberMaassen, Margaret ElizabethNovember 19, 19282856Mabrey, GlaydisNovember, 1922971Mack, Pearl MaryAugust 29, 19243143Madden, Clete CarrMarch 19, 19264944Maddocks, Levi EldredgeFebruary 15, 19469311Maddox, DaveFebruary 9, 19293736Maddy, Gillan WomackMarch 23, 195922713Maddy, Thomas CecilAugust 19, 19361839Madison, Judge J.P.January 18, 1924173Madison, MilesDecember 4, 19232642Magham, InfantFebruary 21, 1928426Mahone, TheronJuly 3, 1918531Maish, VernonMarch 5, 195428512Major, JohnieNovember 8, 19232262Major, Reese E. Sr.February … Continue reading Peters Funeral Home Index: 1918 – 1966: M – P Names
The Ouachita Parish Public Library's Special Collections Department is the repository for the records of one of Monroe's biggest funeral homes, Peters. Over the next three days, I'll be sharing the name index (since the records span twelve books and almost fifty years!) To see the actual records, come by the Special Collections Department Monday-Friday … Continue reading Peters Funeral Home Index 1918 – 1966 A-L Names
Johann "John" Peters came to Monroe in 1866. He was a native of Germany, who emigrated to New Orleans in 1858. After coming to Monroe, he opened his own furniture business and the first undertaking establishment in the city. It was his daughter that married into the Mulhearn family and that family has continued the … Continue reading Peters Furniture/Funeral Home
As well as Burton/Good Citizen records, Ouachita Parish Public Library has records for the Richardson Funeral Home from 1954 - 1976. They are contained in three volumes and have been indexed by name and by date. NameDate of DeathPage #Book #Adoner, John12/26/1960180Book AAlexander, Carl8/10/1971125Book CAlexander, James8/11/1964290Book AAlexander, Shirley2/9/1959123Book AAllen, Elijah3/20/1975264Book CAllen, Henry6/8/1972130Book BAllen, Henry6/9/1972152Book CAllen, … Continue reading Richardson Funeral Home