Live Oak Cemetery Plot Locations
by Lot# and inscriptions
with added descriptions.
Photos and copy are extracted from Dan Ellis' book entitled "Trinity and Live Oak."
78 — SD & JW McCutchon — 2 slabs with headstones and 2 slabs with illegible inscriptions
James William, Stephen Decatur, and Richard Butler McCutchon were 3 sons of 9 children born to Captain Samuel and Rebecca McCutchon.
79 East — Montgomery
Massive Pinnacle is shared with Plot #62
Eliza Ann, wife of Robert Rhea Montgomery, was a daughter of
Samuel and Rebecca McCutchon. Augustus Rhea Montgomery owned a prior home at 525 East Beach
89 — PB McCutchon
— Fenced in — Four-Columned structure with Urn inscribed “McCutchon”
Captain Samuel McCutchon (1773 – 1840), a U.S. Naval officer, had been commissioned by President John Adams — and like many others who were attracted to the New Orleans venture following the Louisiana Purchase, left Philadelphia for Louisiana and acquired the Ormond Plantation where he and his wife Rebecca raised their nine children.
90 — PB McCutchon — Fenced enclosure with gate that reads “PB McCutchon”
Percival Butler McCutchon and wife Jane Butler Browder owned the homesite of 829 East Beach living there with their children; Rebecca, Percival Jr, Frederick, James, and the deceased infant, Francis.
91 — WB McCutchon
— Fenced in — Memorial Monument — “McCutchon and Family”
William Bainbridge McCutchon and wife, Mary Matilda Thompson, raised 4 children.
John, Walter, Rebecca (married William Y. Logan), and William (jr.) They owned earlier home at site of 741East Beach.
92 Samuel McCutchon
Samuel B. McCutchon was a partner in sugar production with his brother William Bainbridge McCutchon. During the Civil War, Samuel served as a Lt. Colonel in the Louisiana Calvary. At the end of the war, he emigrated to Belize, British Honduras and established a sugar plantation where some historians credit him for the successful introduction of plantation-scale sugar production.
He died at Belize, and thereafter, his wife, Adele, returned to Pass Christian, where she is buried. Samuel and Adele McCutchon had a Greek Revival home at 861 East Beach in 1853, where they raised four children; Samuel, Emilie, Destrehan, and Adelle.
93 Judge S McC Lawrason --
Fenced in. Including adjacent Plot #94. Only one marker -- for George Carson Lawrason 1/5/1816 -- 2/3/1874
107 — Frances P Butler — Sturdy fencing – “Butler” on gate — Centered large Monument “Butler”
Edward GW Butler 2/22/1800 – 9/5/1888 son of Isabella Fowler & Lt Edward Butler
Frances Parke Lewis 11/27/1797 – 6/30/1875 ,
Wife of EGW Butler, Daughter of Nellie Custis & Lawrence Lewis
Edward GW Butler, Jr. — Born 6/4/1828 Killed in Battle of Belmont — 11/7/1861 Major 11th LA Vol
Son of EGW & FP Butler
Caroline Swanwich Butler — 8/20/1834 – 9/16/1876 Wife of William B Turnbull, Daughter of EGW & FP Butler
Four footstones signal: EGWB – CSBT – FPLB – EGWB Jr
Fence Plaque reads: Frances Parke Lewis Butler Great-granddaughter of Martha Washington Also grand-niece of George Washington Placed by MS Conference of DAR – March 1932