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RAPIDES CEMETERY (RP250)

Pineville

Governor James Madison Wells is interred in Rapides Cemetery.


Cemetery Plaque

RAPIDES CEMETERY
1792 - 1964
1711 CATHOLIC MISSION SITE
FRANCISCAN MONKS
1723 Post du RAPIDE
1763POST EL RAPIDO
Oldest Cemetery in Rapides Parish
Heroes of all U.S. Wars Lie Here
Marked by Loyalty Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution

MEAD FAMILY

Benjamin Mead
Died 1823.  Aged 22.

Daniel Mead
Died 1829.  Aged 24.

Smith Mead
Died 1839.  Aged 24.

William L. child of Joshua P. & M. I. Mead
Died Aug. 25th. 1840.  Aged 1 Month.

Marie Donata Mastriacova
Wife of Nick Velotta
Died Aug. 14, 1933
Age 53 Years

Nick Velotta, Sr.
February 10, 1872
July 12, 1953
Forever with the Lord.

Infant
Son of
Mr. & Mrs. Nick Velotta
Born & Died
Nov. 25, 1922


Engraving:

Charles Augustine Thornton
Son Of
Reuben Thornton
And
Anna Maria Washington
Born at Fredericksburg, Va.
Oct. 11, 1813
Died at Alexandria, La.
March 15, 1886

Anna Maria Washington is a great grand niece of George Washington, our 1st President.

Anna Maria Washington is the daughter of George Augustine Washington.
George Augustine Washington is the son of Charles Washington.
Charles Washington is the son of Augustine Washington.
Augustine Washington is the brother of George Washington, the 1st President.




 

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