Yesterday, I posted the coroner's report for James L. Graves. The handwritten page was written on the back of the top document. It looks like a ledger sheet for Peters Funeral Home. Peters was the first funeral home in Monroe. They were the forerunner of Mulhearn.
NameDate of Death Page Book NumberQuerriera, Nellie MillerDecember 23, 19458611Quinn, Louis RichmondApril 18, 19344578Rabb, IdaSeptember 14, 19295416Rabun, CarolineNovember 25, 19303457Rabun, ElizabethFebruary 3, 19255253Rabun, JamesJuly 14, 19242553Rabun, Margie H.November 16, 19602214Rabun, Pierre SouleApril 9, 19505212Rabun, R.N.February 8, 19293716Rabun, RodneyJanuary 27, 1928126Rachall, TeonMarch 13, 19361359Rachell, Camella DeleryDecember 22, 195926113Radau, InfantJuly 12, 19251684Ragland, InfantJuly 20, 19242703Ragland, MarieJune 30, … Continue reading Peters Funeral Home Index: 1918 – 1966: Q – Z Names
NameDate of DeathPageBook NumberMaassen, Margaret ElizabethNovember 19, 19282856Mabrey, GlaydisNovember, 1922971Mack, Pearl MaryAugust 29, 19243143Madden, Clete CarrMarch 19, 19264944Maddocks, Levi EldredgeFebruary 15, 19469311Maddox, DaveFebruary 9, 19293736Maddy, Gillan WomackMarch 23, 195922713Maddy, Thomas CecilAugust 19, 19361839Madison, Judge J.P.January 18, 1924173Madison, MilesDecember 4, 19232642Magham, InfantFebruary 21, 1928426Mahone, TheronJuly 3, 1918531Maish, VernonMarch 5, 195428512Major, JohnieNovember 8, 19232262Major, Reese E. Sr.February … Continue reading Peters Funeral Home Index: 1918 – 1966: M – P Names
The Ouachita Parish Public Library's Special Collections Department is the repository for the records of one of Monroe's biggest funeral homes, Peters. Over the next three days, I'll be sharing the name index (since the records span twelve books and almost fifty years!) To see the actual records, come by the Special Collections Department Monday-Friday … Continue reading Peters Funeral Home Index 1918 – 1966 A-L Names
Johann "John" Peters came to Monroe in 1866. He was a native of Germany, who emigrated to New Orleans in 1858. After coming to Monroe, he opened his own furniture business and the first undertaking establishment in the city. It was his daughter that married into the Mulhearn family and that family has continued the … Continue reading Peters Furniture/Funeral Home