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 Powell Cemetery, Stonewall, DeSoto, Louisiana, USA


Powell Cemetery

Notes:
Powell Cemetery, near Stonewall, DeSoto, Louisiana is located on land Sterling Powell purchased circa 1836. Sterling and his wife, Elizabeth Connerly Powell had eight sons and one daughter. Elijah Lee Powell inherited the land from his father, Sterling. Leolen Edythe Powell Loftus inherited the land from her father, Elijah. Descendants of the Loftus family still own the land in 2007.

The Powell Cemetery is fenced with the name Powell Cemetery in an arch over the gates. It is located on the property of P John Loftus. There are approximately twenty unmarked graves, which include Sterling and Elizabeth Connerly Powell; their daughter, Harriet Ball; and sons Enoch, James Bryant and his wife Penelope and their children. There are twenty-five marked graves.

Miss Bethunia "Bessie" Eudora Powell, daughter of Elijah Lee Powell and Eudora Melisa Williamson Powell provided the above information during a personal visit in 1957 by Mary Powell Newell.

Compiled by:
Mary Yvonne Ross
POBox 251
George West, Texas 78022


Cemetery Photos

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Elizabeth Connerly
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Felix Powell 
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Elijah Lee Powell and Eudora W Powell 
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James Martin and Tabitha E Spurlin 
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Roland Lee Powell 
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Sterling Powell 
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Walter Sterling Powell 
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Hugh Powell 
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Elizabeth L Powell 



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