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Amacker Cemetery

Photos taken November 6 & 7, 2007 at Amacker Cemetery, south of Kentwood, Louisiana. Western side of Hwy. 51, 2.2 miles south of Hwy. 38 in Kentwood, and about 0.2 miles north of the brick yard. It's down a small cabled-off lane, and there are no signs.

For headstone photos, go to the bottom of the page.


A view of the cemetery from the gate coming from Hwy 51, facing NE.



A view of the cemetery facing SW.


Beginning at the north fence, near an old entrance, First Row:

  • Amanda Thompson Amacker, wife of John Jackson Amacker, brother of Nathaniel Amacker.1
  • John Jackson Amacker, husband of Amanda T. Amacker. Gravesite is between two cedar trees.1
  • William L. Amacker, son of Nathaniel and Mosella Pearson Amacker.1
    Wm. L. Amacker
    Born
    Aug. 9, 1843
    Died
    June 30, 1848
  • Nathaniel Amacker.1
    Nat Amacker
    Born 1811
    Died
    Dec. 30, 1881
  • Mosella Pearson Amacker, wife of Nathaniel Amacker.1
    Mosella Amacker
    Born
    Dec. 13, 1813
    Died July 25, 1871
  • Susan Amacker
    Susan Amacker
    Born
    Feb. 26, 1871
    Died
    June 8, 1871
  • Essie Dean
    Essie Dean
    Kent
    Born
    Sept. 22, 1872
    Died
    Nov. 9, 1872
  • Sarah Elizabeth Amacker, daughter of Nathaniel and Mosella Pearson Amacker.1
  • Fannie Amacker, daughter of Captain Richard and Martha Spiller Amacker.1
    Fannie S.
    daughter of
    R.M. & M.S. Amacker
    Born
    Oct. 9, 1887
    Died
    Oct. 4, 1889
    She has gone to
    join the angels.
  • Two children of Captain Richard M. and Martha Spiller Amacker.1
  • Louise Robards, daughter of Captain Eugene and Cornelia Amacker Robards.1
Second Row:
  • Harry Clark, son of Sarah Clark, second wife of Nathaniel Amacker.1
    H. Clarke
    Born
    Apr. 13, 1816
    Died
    Jun. 5, 1875
  • Sarah Clark Amacker, second wife of Nathaniel Amacker.1
  • Robert Fluker Kent, son of Eliza Dean Amacker and George Kent.1
    This is the largest marker in the cemetery, on the right in the first picture above.
    Robert Fluker Kent
    Son of
    Geo. Kent
    and
    Eliza D. Amacker
    Born
    June 16, 1874
    Died
    Dec. 26, 1898
  • James Fluker Kent
    James Fluker Kent
    2nd Lieut Co F
    16 LA INF
    Confederate States Army
    Jan. 17, 1843 Aug. 18, 1886
  • Delilah Amacker Kent, wife of James Fluker Kent, oldest son of Amos and Susan Fluker Kent.1
    Delilah Amacker
    Wife of
    J. Fluker Kent
    Born
    Aug. 17, 1849
    Died
    Feb. 6, 1911
  • John Ellis Kent, son of Delilah and James Fluker Kent.1
    J. Ellis
    Son of
    J.F. & Delilah Amacker
    Kent
    Born
    Sept. 7, 1868
    Died
    Dec. 3, 1886
  • Obadiah Amacker Kent, son of Delilah and James Fluker Kent.1
    Obie
    Son of
    J.L. & L.F. Kent
    Born
    Nov. 29, 1869
    Died
    Sept. 16, 1887
  • Amos Kent, son of Delilah and James Fluker Kent.1
    Amos Kent
    son of
    Fluker Kent
    Born
    St. Helena Parish
    Aug. 20, 1867
    Died
    May 12, 1891
  • Thornwell Kent, son of Richard and Susie Frieler Kent.1
    Thornwall
    Son of
    R.A. & S.F.
    Kent
    Born
    Nov. 1, 1901
    Died
    Nov 18, 1901
  • Infant, child of Richard and Susie Frieler Kent.1
    This is surrounded with bricks, no tombstone.
  • Adrian Basset, son of Eva Kent and Eddie Basset.1

Note: Captain Richard M. Amacker and wife Martha Spiller Amacker are buried in Port Vincent, La.1

Sources
  • 1. Susie Kent Broyles, descendant of George and Eliza Dean Amacker. Info donated by her granddaughter.

Kent/Amacker Family Researchers:

Mary Anne Amacker Hammond would like to be contacted by other Kent/Amacker reseachers. She is a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution; she has family records, a copy of Maud Amacker Arnett's Kent book, Mrs. Arnett's "Amackers of the Deep South" about Nathaniel's parents, John Jacob Amacker and Sarah Varnado, and other goodies to share.
Renee Kent has a Kent Family Tree, and a book called the Kents of Kentwood. She is willing to do lookups, and would like to be contacted by other Kent family researchers.
Amos Kent

Amos Kent

Obadiah Amacker Kent

Obadiah Amacker Kent

John Ellis Kent

John Ellis Kent

Delilah Amacker Kent

Delilah Amacker Kent

James Fluker Kent

James Fluker Kent

Robert Fluker Kent

Robert Fluker Kent

Harry Clark

Harry Clark

William L. Amacker

William L. Amacker

Nathaniel Amacker

Nathaniel Amacker

Mosella Pearson Amacker

Mosella Pearson Amacker

Susan Amacker

Susan Amacker

Essie Dean

Essie Dean

Fannie Amacker

Fannie Amacker

Kent Infant

Kent Infant

 

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