Mississippi USGenWeb Archives

  Bayou Casotte Cemetery
Jackson County, MS

Tombstone Photographs

Location:  This cemetery was originally built on family land called Bebee Point in East Jackson County.  It was covered over when Chevron Oil Refinery was built, but was uncovered during some dredging around 1960.  Since then, Chevron employee's have undertaken keeping up the grounds. The cemetery is actually located within the confines of Chevron Oil Refinery.

The photographs in this portion of the archives were contributed by:
Cathy Little

Those known to be buried here are:

William Bebee, Sr., family patriarch, who is buried in the southwest corner.
His wife, Sarah Anne Bebee is buried in the northwest corner.
William Bebee, Jr.
Edward Bebee, brother of Lucinda Belle, and son of William and Sarah Bebee.

Charles Edward Southern, son-in-law of William & Sarah, is buried in the southeast corner.
He was born March 15, 1820 in New York, and died March 3, 1858 in Pascagoula.
Charles was married to the Bebee's daughter, Lucinda Belle Bebee Southern, born April 28, 1829 and died Nov. 26, 1900.   Charles and Lucinda were married January 1, 1847.

John Savage, Sr., patriarch of the Savage family of Pascagoula.
Henry Savage, Sr., son of John Savage, Sr.
Henry and Camillia Savage's daughter, May Savage married Charles Spicer.
They are the parents of Paulette Spicer who is buried in Greenwood Cemetery.

Clara Spicer Wainwright, born July, 1883, and died Aug 1, 1909.
Married General Lee Wainwright Sept 6, 1900. She died giving birth.
Buried here with her baby, Ralph Wainwright, born Aug 1, 1909, died 1911.
General Lee Wainwright is buried in Machpelah Cemetery. He was born
Aug 21, 1876 and died Feb 20, 1936 twin son of Walton Wainwright and
Louise Boone. His twin brother was Sidney Wainwright, who died in 1916.

Known friends buried here are:
Charles Johnson
John Island
A couple known only as Mr. and Mrs. Braddock.

Do you have any headstone photos from this or any other Mississippi cemetery to add to the collection? If so, see How To Contribute.

This page is maintained by  Rhonda Smith.

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