Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Benjamin Parker Thomas
The General's daughter Elizabeth, wife and cousin of Benjamin, was buried here in 1841 and later four grandchildren. Benjamin died in 1835 and was probably buried here, but there are no records to verify it. Gravesites are lost.
B.P. Thomas was a Major in the War of 1812.
Location. 30° 24.282′ N, 91° 10.335′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker can be reached from Oxford Avenue 0.1 miles south of East Parker Boulevard, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Located in the Historic Highland Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Baton Rouge LA 70808, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Baptiste Kleinpeter (a few steps from this marker); George Garig (a few steps from this marker); Highland Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Highland Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); March Of Galvez Louisiana State University & Surrounding Area (approx. 0.2 miles away); University Lakes & Bird Sanctuary (approx. 0.2 miles away); Delta Zeta Sorority (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
Also see . . . Historic Highland Cemetery. (Submitted on February 29, 2016.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 28, 2016. This page has been viewed 203 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 28, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.