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Old Jackson City Cemetery
(EF47)

Jackson

Pictures by Paul Moline, Wayne Cosby, Martin Gauthier

Historical
Marker


BURIAL SITE OF
LT. COL. JOHN C. McKOWEN

Lt. Col. McKowen, 1st. La. cavalry,
C.S.A., who on June 3, 1863, with five men,
captured Brig. Gen. Neal Dow near here.
Dow was later exchanged for Brig. Gen.
W.H.F. Lee, son of Gen. Robert E. Lee.
A former mayor of Portland, Me.,  Dow ran
for president on the Prohibition ticket
in 1880. McKowen, native son of Jackson,
was murdered over a land dispute
in 1901.

ETHEL McK. TAYLOR
INFANT DAUGHTER OF

MAY McK, TAYLOR
AND B. B. TAYLOR
SEPT. 18,-20, 1916.

WILLIAM McKOWEN.
INFANT SON OF

B. B. TAYLOR AND
MAY McKOWEN
NOV. 23,- DEC. 12, 1911.

MRs. JANE McKOWEN,
who departed this life

October 13, 1851.
Aged 39 years.

Mrs. MARY ANN McKOWEN,
who departed this life

March 9, 1845.
Aged 33 years.

ALEX COOPER McKOWEN
Born
July 17th 1843.
Gave up his life in
defense of his Country
at Vicksburg.
July 20th 1863.
aged 20 years.

Alexander McKowen
Served in
CO. A
27 LA. INF.
C. S. A.

McKowen, A. C., Pvt. Corpl. Co. A, 27th La. Inf. En. Camp Moore, La., March 29, 1862. Roll to May 1, 1862, Present. Roll to June, 1862, Present or absent not stated. Rolls from July 1, 1862, to Dec., 1862, Present. Federal Rolls of Prisoners of War, Captured and paroled at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863.

Above from Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers by Andrew B. Booth

 

SACRED TO THE MEMORY
OF LIEUT. COL.
JOHN C. McKOWEN C.S.A.
BORN MARCH 26, 1842
DIED SEPT. 18, 1901
 
McKOWEN

John McKowen
Served in
1 LA. CAV.
C. S. A.

McKowen, John C.,Lt. Col. Powers' Regt. La. and Miss. Cav. (seven La. Cos. and three Miss. Cos.) of La.

Above from Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers by Andrew B. Booth

WILLIAM ROBERT
McKOWEN
BORN SEPT. 9, 1847
DIED FEB. 13, 1911
 
McKOWEN

William McKowen
Served in
CO. C
LA. CAV.
C. S. A.

 

WILLIAM S. PAYNE
1867 -- 1934
AND HIS WIFE
ETHEL McKOWEN
JAN. 11, 1878
APR. 13, 1948

SALLIE A. PIPES
WIFE OF
WILLIAM R. McKOWEN
NOV 29 1855     OCT 9 1943

Wm. HENRY P.
McKOWEN
Son of
W.R. & S.A. McKOWEN
Born Aug. 10, 1892,
Died Oct. 17, 1903.

JOHN ALEXANDER
Son of Wm. R. &
SALLIE A. McKOWEN
Born Sept. 20th, 1879,
Died Sept. 21, 1883.

JAMES PERRIE ANDREWS.
SON OF
Elisha and James G. Andrews.
who departed this life
January 12,th 1824
aged 4 months and 10 days.



 

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