DeSoto Parish Louisiana

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Saint Paul Cemetery

St. Paul is north of Pelican about 2 miles just off Hwy. 175 on the Old Hwy. 175 loop.  There is no longer a church on the site.  Many years ago there was a large church there and a school for Negro children.                                                                Directions supplied by Kathleen Myers

207 Saint Paul Road
Pelican, Louisiana, 71063 USA
Coordinates: 31.90742, -93.56824


Pelican, LA
Last First/Maiden  DOB DOD Notes
Elam Francis L 20-Aug-1932 17-Jul-1967 death certificate
Neal Fred 1908 22-Jun-1969 Texas Death Certificate #42232.  Died at this residence in Houston, Harris County, TX.  Born in LA.  Male, negro, married, laborer.  Father: Felix Neal.  Mother: Jane Highorn(?).  Johns Funeral Home. Part of certificate is handwritten, with the cemetery handwritten as St. Paul Cemetery.

I am Mr.Fred Neal's granddaughter DeShander, I would like to share this information you all Fred's mother was Jane Hyams of the Hyams family who had a fair amount of slaves .Her name is misspelled on both her headstone and his death cerfticate. HEADSTONE STATES HYMES THIS IS WRONG , according to the 1910 census she was a mulutto and so was the whole family.  Shander


Mobley Jimmy Lee 16-Nov-1936 16-Sep-2012 Services for Brother Jimmy Lee Mobley will be held on Saturday, September 25, 2010 at Jenkins Funeral Home Chapel in Mansfield, La at 11 a.m. Family hour will be on Friday, September 24, 2010 from 7-8 p.m. at Jenkins Funeral Home in Mansfield, La. Interment will be in St. Peter Cemetery in Pelican, LA.
Turner Lucille W 5-Apr-1902 1-Mar-1968 death certificate




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