E. D. White Plantation
5 mi. N of Thibodaux Louisiana
 on Louisiana 1

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Governor of Louisiana


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E.D.White, Jr.
    Chief Justice
of the United States

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On December 15, 1850, the bell at St. Joseph’s Cathedral in Thibodaux, was blessed as " Maria".  The Godfather was Jean (Pierre)  Webre and the godmother was the widow E. D. White.  These two persons paid for the bell – (which cost $500.00) The bell weight 1200 pounds (French weight) The ceremony was conducted by the Rev. Father  J. Francis Abbadie, Jesuit the Pastor of St. Michael’s Parish, Convent, Louisiana. 

This particular church bell was in the original St. Joseph Church that was located along Bayou Lafourche.  The church was destroyed by fire in May of 1916.  The bells were moved to the existing church located on Canal Blvd.

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