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Slave Narrative of Alice Alexander

Person Interviewed: Alice Alexander Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Place of Birth: Jackson Parish, Louisiana Date of Birth: 1849 Age: 88 I was 88 years old the 15th of March. I was born in 1849, at Jackson Parish, Louisiana. My mother’s name was Mary Marlow , and father’s Henry Marlow. I can’t remember very much ’bout slavery ’cause I was awful small, but I am remember that my mother’s master, Colonel Threff died, and my mother, her husband, and as three chillun was handed down to Colonel Threff’s ‘poor en folks. Colonel Threff owned about two or three hundred head of niggers. and all or ’em was tributed to his poor kin. Ooh wee! he sho’ had fact a lot of them too! Master Joe Threff, one of his poor kin, took my nether, her husband, and three of us chillun from Louisiana to the Mississippi Line. Down there we lived in a one room log hut, and slept on homemade rail bad steads with cotton, and sometimes straw, mostly straw summers and cotton winners. I worked round the house and locked after de smaller chillun, I mean my mother’s chillun. Mostly we ate yeller meal corn bread and sorghum molasses. I ate possums when we could get ’em, but jest couldn’t stand rabbit meat. Didn’t know there was any Christmas or holidays in dem days. I can’t ‘membuh nothing ’bout no churches in slavery. I was a sinner and loved to dance. I remembuh I was on the floor one night dancing and I had four daughters on the floor with me and my son was playing de music...

Louisiana Cemetery Records Grant to Lincoln 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. Louisiana Cemetery Records Acadia to Calcasieu ParishLouisiana Cemetery Records Caldwell to Concordia ParishLouisiana Cemetery Records Desoto to Franklin ParishLouisiana Cemetery Records Grant to Lincoln ParishLouisiana Cemetery Records Pointe Coupe to Richland ParishLouisiana Cemetery Records Sabine to St. Helena ParishLouisiana Cemetery Records St. James to St. Tammany ParishLouisiana Cemetery Records Tangipahoa ParishLouisiana Cemetery Records Tensas ParishLouisiana Cemetery Records Winn ParishLouisiana Cemetery Records: Livingston – Natchitoches ParishesLouisiana Cemetery Transcriptions, Natchitoches to Plaquemines ParishLouisiana Cemetery Transcriptions, Terrebonne to West Feliciana Grant Parish Following Cemeteries (hosted At Grant Parish, Louisiana Tombstone Transcription Project) List of Grant Parish Cemeteries Aloha (St. Rose) Cemetery Brady Cemetery Coleman Cemetery Corbett Family Cemetery Frazier Cemetery French Cemetery Georgetown Cemetery Hebron Cemetery Corbett Burials Kimbrel Cemetery Lasyone Cemetery LeMoine Cemetery Lincecum Cemetery Gilly G. LeMoine, Sr. Cemetery Liberty Chapel Cemetery Mt Zion Cemetery Winn-Grant Parish Line New Salem Church Cemetery Winn-Grant Parish Line Patrick West Cemetery Rochell Cemetery Slayter Cemetery Springhill Cemetery Starks / Five Forks Cemetery Tyson/Tison/Melton Cemetery Tyson/Tison/Melton Cemetery Unnamed Cemetery Zion Cemetery Zion Baptist Church Cemetery Iberia Parish Richardson Family Cemetery (hosted At Iberia Parish, Louisiana Tombstone Transcription Project) Iberville Parish Following Cemeteries (hosted At Iberville Parish, Louisiana Tombstone Transcription Project) Protestant Cemetery St. John Cemetery Jackson Parish Following Cemeteries (hosted At Jackson Parish, Louisiana Tombstone Transcription Project) List of Cemeteries Antioch Cemetery Bethyl Cemetery Brooklyn Cemetery Bryan Cemetery #2 Cartwright Baptist Church Cemetery...

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