Eola in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Typical Frontier Cemetery Dating From the Early 1800s
John Fogleman, a native of Virginia, was in this area in 1816, a witness to his sister's wedding in the St. Landry Courthouse. He married Polly Sandefur there Jan. 1, 1819. On Nov. 28, 1853, the estate of the deceased John Fogleman was sold in a bid auction at his 184 acre plantation. The plantation sold to P.L. Shaw with "there being one acre of the land reserved as a burying ground."
Restored by the Sue Eakin Institute for the Study of Plantation
Life with the assistance from CLECO and Melancon Monuments, Co.
Old Fogleman Cemetery
Edwin Epps 1867
Mary Epps 1868
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 30° 54.791′ N, 92° 13.161′ W. Marker is in Eola, Louisiana, in Avoyelles Parish. Marker is on State Highway 1176 north of Youngs Crossing, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bunkie LA 71322, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans MemorialWhite's Chapel United Methodist Church (approx. 5.6 miles away); Evergreen (approx. 7.2 miles away); Trinity Episcopal Church (approx. 8.6 miles away); Calvary Baptist Church (approx. 10˝ miles away); The Historic Oaks of Cottonport (approx. 11.3 miles away); Battle of Mansura (approx. 14.1 miles away); Mansura (approx. 14.4 miles away).
More about this marker. Part of the Solomon Northup Trail, burial site of Edwin and Mary Epps.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2017. It was originally submitted on August 26, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 268 times since then and 83 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 26, 2017.