|Bayou Sale Rd Hwy 317|
St. Mary Parish
Postal Code: 70522
|Cemetery notes and/or description:|
For many years St Joseph Catholic Church in Centerville, Louisiana, was a mission parish. First served by the priests of St Martin de Tours Church in St. Martinville, the records there indicate the first burials in what is now St. Joseph Cemetery.
. . . . . On this day was blessed cemetery on property or residence of Eugene Senette for persons too distant from the church . . . noted on 23 Nov 1808 by Fr. Gabriel Isabey, pastor. [St Martin Church, Funeral Register Volume 4, #546]