JACKSON CHAPEL INDEPENDENT AME CEMETERY
St. Helena Parish, Greensburg, LA

Contributed by Stephanie K. Martin-Quiatte


Location: Take Highway 37 into Greensburg, La.  Turn left on 449 and go down
approxmately one mile.  The Cemetery sits back off the road on the left hand
side.  Jackson Chapel Independent African Methodist Episcopal Church is located
at the intersection of Highway 37 and Highway 449.

Copied by: Stephanie K. Martin-Quiatte 
Completed: July 8, 1999

Transcribed by S.K. Martin-Quiatte 

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Jackson Chapel Independent African Methodist Episcopal Church was founded in
1958.  The present structure was built in 1983.  The founding members are:
Caesar Ricks, James Ricks, Wiley Claiborne, Alton Jackson, Lily Amacker, Clayton
Jackson,and W.E. Griffin.  The Church is affiliated with the M.W. Prince Hall
Grand Lodge, F & AM of Louisiana.



Willie Guy Lee 
1922 - 1929 


Thelma Frazier Coleman 
August 14, 1916 
July 16, 1997 


Baby Hollins 
1997 


Leo Butler 
1931 - 1997 


Percy Washington 
1901 - 1972 


????? Preston Downs 
January 1, 1962 
August 2, 1978 


David Downs 
(Dates not visible) 


Maude W. Downs 
November 7, 1909 
March 11, 1996 


Mary Jackson Martin 
(Wife of Fred Martin)
June 20, 1897 
June 16, 1967


Fred Martin 
(Husband of Mary Jackson Martin)
January 12, 1897 
September 9, 1980 
U.S. Army - World War I 


Leon Martin, Sr. 
(Son of Fred and Mary Martin) 
July 12, 1926 
May22, 1982 
U.S. Navy - World War II


Vault 
No Identification 


Alfred Martin 
(Son of Mary and Fred Martin)
July 29, 1924 
April 27, 1976 


Jane S. Hampton 
(No dates visible) 


Infant Daughter of 
Lathin & Lanette Tanner 
August 8, 1977 


William Bruno 
December 23, 1931 
April 12, 1995 


Joyce Griffin 
1942 - 1996 


Myrtle W. Jackson 
June 4, 1906 
December 23, 1997 


Alton B. Jackson 
September 9, 1904 
March 29, 1991 


Percy Lee Green, Sr. 
1918 - 1998 


Myrtis Wheeler 
August 27, 1909 
May 29, 1998 


Emma Warren 
December 16, 1895 
March 20, 1991 


Hammondee Green 
November 11, 1921 
October 29, 1956 
U.S. Army - World War II 


Lorena Barton Green 
(Wife of Roosevelt Green, Sr.)
September 9, 1928 
April 28, 1989 


Lem Samuel Hoofkin 
(Step-son of Freddie Jackson)
October 22, 1951 
March 7, 1992 


Olevia Jackson 
November 10, 1923 
March 31, 1980 


John Wheeler 
April 16, 1913 
October 23, 1976 


Lena E. Saulsberry 
1918 - 1974 


Mary Magdalene Frazier Jackson 
March 23. 1874 
July 7, 1969 
(Mary Magdalene Frazier Jackson was the midwife for African American families in
St. Helena and the surrounding parishes.  She is known to have delivered
thousands of babies.  Big Momma, as she was called has one surviving daughter,
that is 108 years young)


Juanita Battiest 
November 11, 1936 
May 12, 1954 


Reverend Herman Jackson 
November 16, 1899 
February 27, 1956 

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