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The Barbarin Family is one of the most significant families of New Orleans' jazz musicians. Interred within include Charles R. Barbarin, Sr. 8/30/1927 to 4/11/1980, musicians Izidore, Lucien and Charles Barbarin, and Rose Barbarin Barker Colombel, mother of Danny Barker, who was a musician, writer and historian and is buried in St. Louis Cemetery No. 2.
Due to the generosity of the Barbarin family, this tomb is now known as "the New Orleans Musicians Tomb". Burial space was generously donated by the Family and many other New Orleans musicians are now buried here. The first such burial was that of Lloyd Washington from "the Ink Spots" on October 23, 2004.
Etienne de Boré (1741–1820) - New Orleans' first mayor. He is credited with being the first person to successfully granulate sugar. His grandson, Charles Gayarré, a noted Louisiana historian, is also buried in St. Louis Cemetery No 1.
It contains soldiers that fought against the British in 1815. It is a great example of symbolic cemetery artwork
• the hourglass: The impermanence of time
• the wreath: victory or immortality
• the cannon balls: their roles as artillerymen
• the upside down torches: the extinction of life
Homer Plessy (1862–1925) - Plaintiff in the landmark 1896 Supreme Court case, Plessy vs. Ferguson, which declared separate as being equal. This was overturned by another landmark case, Brown vs. the Board of Education in 1954.
Professional or Benevolent Societies were common in the early history of New Orleans and served the burial needs of the members by building these elaborate mausoleums. Societies were formed representing ethnic groups, firemen, military, and secret societies such as Masons and Odd Fellows. The Italian Society Tomb was built in 1848.
Professional or Benevolent Societies were common in the early history of New Orleans and served the burial needs of the members by building these elaborate mausoleums. Societies were formed representing ethnic groups, firemen, military, and secret societies such as Masons and Odd Fellows.
The Portuguese Benevolent Society Tomb was built in 1850.