Joseph Harvey May

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Joseph Harvey May

  • Birth 26 Feb 1855 Jackson Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Death 11 Apr 1941 West Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Burial Jackson Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 7771034

Joseph married Caroline Lavenia "Carrie" CHAPPELL on 24 Dec 1878 in Jackson Parish LA and had 10 children: Eli Joseph, Ruby Rebecca, Lucinda Mandy, Judge Ruffin, Mathew Jeter, William Mathew, Harvey Burkett, Mary Evelyn, Carrie Florence and Katie Lee MAY. He was a farmer and operated a cotton gin and grist mill. He died in his sleep at his daughter Carrie's home.

OBITUARY: The Caldwell Watchman, April 11, 1941
Headline: Death Claims Parish Man
Funeral services for J. H. May, who died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Luther Hatten, on April 11, were held at Hickory Springs Church April 12, at 1:00 o'clock P.M. with Rev. Fordham of Chatham in charge of the services. Mr. May was survived by four sons, E. J. May of West Monroe; J. R. May of Cotton Plant; W. M. May of West Monroe and H. B. May of Chapman; two daughters, Mrs. Luther Hatten of West Monroe and Mrs. Alger of Ward 9. Following services interment was made in the Hickory Springs Cemetery under the direction of the Riser Funeral Home, Columbia.


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  • Maintained by: Doug McBroom
  • Originally Created by: Herald
  • Added: 17 Aug 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7771034
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Harvey May (26 Feb 1855–11 Apr 1941), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7771034, citing Hickory Springs Cemetery, Jackson Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Doug McBroom (contributor 46954190) .