Smith Cemetery

Smith Cemetery is a small family cemetery about half a mile south of Crane Creek church. It has a little over 50 graves, the oldest dating back to 1883.

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Directions:

From I-10 take the 603 North (= exit 13). Follow this road for 20.7 miles, until you reach MS-53. Turn right ( = south). After 2 miles there is a grassy lane to your left, marked by a dark wood fence on both sides. Follow this to a clearing; you'll see the cemetery to your right.
Coming from the east, you can also take I-10 exit 20 (Delisle). Go north on Kill-Delisle Rd for 2.4 miles, then turn right at Edwin Ladner Rd. After about 5 miles you'll reach Vidalia Rd. Go left and stay on this road as it turns into Standard Dedeaux Rd. Take Bell Creek Rd to the right after 2.4 miles. Follow this for 6 miles, then turn right at V-Bar Rd, then left when you reach MS-53. After about 1.8 miles you'll see the fence and grassy lane to your right.

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Cemetery layout:

The cemetery has a chainlink fence on two sides - front and left. Rows start at the front fence and the graves are numbered from left to right.


Graves (52):

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#Last NameFirst NameBirthDeathComment
01-01SmithMissouria B.05/02/187503/14/1915
01-02SmithMarion03/09/187701/17/1963
01-03Smithinfant sonson of Missouria & Marion Smith
01-04SmithMyrtle03/26/190709/28/1926
01-05SmithColon01/25/191808/17/2004
01-06SmithCary07/08/188206/10/1962
01-07SmithZadie10/28/188107/27/1967
01-08SmithBruner10/18/190709/27/1927
01-09Smithdaughter11/12/192611/12/1926daughter of Cary & Zadie Smith
01-10SmithSedris C.03/25/192407/23/1925
01-11Smithinfant son01/20/192301/20/1923son of Cary & Zadie Smith
01-12SmithIvon10/28/191003/23/1915
02-01NecaiseBetty Smith03/11/191609/30/1995
02-02NecaiseTheodore L.11/04/190903/19/1979
02-03ShawCora S.10/22/190707/17/1968
02-04SmithLemuel Edwin12/01/186911/23/1943
02-05SmithEllen11/30/187305/18/1941
02-06SmithElsie10/04/191411/10/1916
03-01(Unmarked)
03-02ThigpenWilliam J.01/01/190602/14/1980
03-03ThigpenBeulah Smith07/26/190505/19/1994
04-01(Unmarked)
04-02(Unmarked)
05-01(Unmarked)
05-02(Unmarked)
05-03(Unmarked)
05-04BrelandJames Harvey11/03/189505/28/1896
05-05PageLottie B.no dates
06-01ShawForrest07/04/191407/04/1914
06-02ShawFrances Florine08/27/190908/27/1909
06-03SmithHenrietta03/09/188112/08/1883
06-04(Unmarked)infantslab
06-05(Unmarked)infantslab
06-06Smithinfant son12/27/188912/27/1889son of Thomas & Anna
06-07SmithAnna06/15/185108/14/1927wife of Thomas B. Smith
06-08SmithThomas R.01/18/184211/30/1929US Soldier Co G 1st Reg N.O. La.
06-09HarielReutilus02/14/183812/19/1887
07-01(Unmarked)
07-02BoundsLeroy T.04/30/190224 yrs.
07-03(Unmarked)
07-04BoundsMary Catherine11/10/188748 yrs.; wife of William
07-05BoundsWilliam03/19/183611/04/1917Co I La. Inf
08-01(Unmarked)
08-02(Unmarked)
09-01(Unmarked)
09-02(Unmarked)
09-03BoundsJ.M.
09-04(Unmarked)
10-01(Unmarked)
10-02SmithLeon12/24/190501/17/1907
10-03SmithJohn L., Jr.09/02/190210/18/1902
10-04(Unmarked)

The above list was compiled by the Hancock County Historical Society.  We have gathered original records, data handed down from families and/or collected by our volunteers and countless others, and tried to verify this information to the best of our ability.  If you believe some of this to be in error, or if you have additional information, please contact us.  Our phone number and email address are on the home page.

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