If anyone wants to contribute to help with the upkeep make checks payable to :
Pelican Cemetery Association
P.O. Box 130
Pelican, LA 71063-0130
An annual meeting of the association is held on the second Saturday of October each year at the Pelican United Methodist Church.
The cemetery is located on a hill southeast of town. The original graveyard occupies the area on top of the hill, and in the settlement years it was surrounded by cotton fields.
exact date of the
establishment of the Pelican
Cemetery is not known.
The first burial date
recorded on a tombstone is
E-mail me if you have DeSoto Parish cemetery inscriptions to share or if you add information for directions or locations.
Click here for transcription Submitted by Jane Keppler