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Gautier in Jackson County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Historic Gautier Cemetery

 
 
Historic Gautier Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stephen Bell, June 19, 2011
1. Historic Gautier Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  Originally a burial site for the Gautier family, this cemetery contains the graves of Fernando Gautier and Henry Gautier (builder of Twelve Oaks). Members of the Clifford, Fayard, Fuller, LeBatard, Pelham, Peterson, Quinn, Saucier, Vaughan, and Ziegler families were later buried here. The earliest grave is dated 1874.
 
Erected 2004 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1874.
 
Location. 30° 23.061′ N, 88° 36.733′ W. Marker is in Gautier, Mississippi, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of Oak Street and U.S. 90, on the right when traveling north on Oak Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gautier MS 39553, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Old Place (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fernando Gautier and Sons Sawmill (approx. ¼ mile away); Gautier School (approx. ¼ mile away);
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Creosote Works (approx. 0.4 miles away); New Era Missionary Baptist Church (approx. half a mile away); Gautier Beachfront Historic District (approx. ¾ mile away); Jennie Orrell House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Twelve Oaks (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gautier.
 
Historic Gautier Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stephen Bell, June 19, 2011
2. Historic Gautier Cemetery Marker
Historic Gautier Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stephen Bell, June 19, 2011
3. Historic Gautier Cemetery Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 21, 2011, by Stephen Bell of Biloxi, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 1,097 times since then and 113 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 21, 2011, by Stephen Bell of Biloxi, Mississippi. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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