Roger Jr. and Theresa Duplessis Guedry, just beginning their 50-year journey on the occasion of their wedding day. Photo courtesy of Theresa Guedry
Roger Jr. and Theresa Guedry. Quoted in L'Observateur's New Sarpy town history article, found on this site. L'Observateur Staff Photo
Leon Sarpy was born in Tennessee and fought in the Civil War. He purchased Prospect Plantation in addition to two neighboring plantations after the war. The Prospect, Good Hope, and Sarpy Plantations became the towns of New Sarpy, Good Hope and Sellers, which became Norco.