Location: Tensas Parish LA

Louisiana Cemetery Records Tensas Parish

Louisiana Cemetery records are listed by parish then name of cemetery within the Louisiana parish. Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Following Cemeteries (hosted At Tensas parish, Louisiana Tombstone Transcription Project) Christ Church of St. Joseph Cole-Guthrie Family Cemetery Elder Shade Plantation Cemetery Gibson Family Cemetery Guthrie Family Cemetery Guthrie Family Cemetery Hopakah Cemetery Jordon Cemetery Kempe Cemetery Kempe Cemetery Legion Memorial Cemetery Lynch Cemetery #1 Lynch Cemetery #2 Melwood Cemetery Merritt Family Cemetery Monclova Cemetery Muir Family Cemetery Newell

Taensa Tribe

Taensa Indians. A tribe related in language and customs to the Natchez, from whom they must have separated shortly before the beginning of the historic period. There is reason to think that part of the Taensa were encountered by De Soto in 1540, but the first mention of them under their proper name is by La Salle and his companions, who visited them in 1682 on their way to the mouth of the Mississippi. They were then living on Lake St Joseph, an ox-bow cut-off of the Mississippi in the present Tensas Parish, Louisiana. Tonti stopped at their villages in