|Name||St. John Downing Bemiss|
|Birth||1870||New Orleans, Louisiana|
|Census||1880||Asylum For Destitute Orphan Boys, St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, Louisiana|
|Obituary||Obit., Times-Picayune, 19 Mar. 1951, p2:|
BEMISS - On Friday, March 16, 1951, at 9:30 o'clock a.m., John Douning Bemiss, brother of Mrs. D.M. Pitard and Richmond C. Bemiss.
Private funeral was held from the home of Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp, Inc., 4127 South Claiborne avenue, near Milan street, on Saturday morning, March 17, 1951, at 9:45 o'clock, followed by mass at Our Lady of Lourdes church, Napoleon avenue at La Salle street.
Interment in Metairie Cemetery.
|Death||16 Mar 1951||New Orleans, Louisiana |
|Burial||Metairie Cemetery, New Orleans, Louisiana|
|Last Modified||18 Nov 2023|
|Father||Cyrus Talbot Bemiss, b. 17 Jul 1827, Nelson Co., Kentucky d. 24 Aug 1878, New Orleans, Louisiana (Age 51 years)|
|Mother||Lambella Downing, b. 29 Apr 1844, Hagerstown, Washington Co., Maryland d. 27 Jul 1941, New Orleans, Louisiana (Age 97 years)|
|Marriage||27 Jan 1878||New Orleans, Louisiana|
|Family ID||F3504||Group Sheet | Family Chart|
|Headstones||Belden family tomb|
This is Lambella Downing and two of her children, Richmond Cyrus Bemiss and St. John Bemiss.
|Belden family tomb|
This is a close-up of the inscription.
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