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Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South-Central)
 

Joseph Onieda Lopez

1845-1896

 
 
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By Cajun Scrambler, December 13, 2019
1. Joseph Onieda Lopez Marker
Inscription.  
Descendant of Alfonso I of Spain, also a 4th generation descendant of Don Manuel Andres Lopez Y Armesto, educated at Univ. of Madrid and sent by King to Spanish La. to set up Spanish schools. French colonists resisted Spanish culture and project failed, but Armesto became member of the Cabildo and for 20 yrs. influential secretary of the Spanish colonial governors. Three generations of Armesto's son, Andres, lived at plantation 9mi. below Baton Rouge until a crevasse in levee in 1940 destroyed their home.
 
Location. 30° 24.305′ N, 91° 10.336′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker can be reached from Oxford Avenue west of Amherst Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4251 Oxford Avenue, Baton Rouge LA 70809, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Henri Bouvier Favrot (here, next to this marker); Luis Estevan Favrot (here, next to this marker); Gabriel Armand Allard Du Plantier (here, next to this marker); Madame Anne Marie Renée Aimé Douézan (here,
Joseph Onieda Lopez Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cajun Scrambler, December 13, 2019
2. Joseph Onieda Lopez Marker
next to this marker); Anthony Peniston (here, next to this marker); Albert Florestan Aucoin (here, next to this marker); Philogene Joseph de Favrot (a few steps from this marker); Francoise Gerard (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
 
More about this marker. Located in the historic Highland Cemetery
 
Also see . . .  Cemetery Website. (Submitted on December 27, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 27, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 27, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 55 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 27, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.
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