I ask my husband and he said Southern Pacific. His grandfather and some
other relatives worked for them. Also, I forwarded your e-mail to a
step-brother-in-law as he is a Mayfield. Never know ya'll could be related.
I am searching for more information for some employees of the
came to Lafayette, LA about 1880 to 1884.
Is it Southern Pacific or Union Pacific Railroad?
are there employee lists or pension lists, or just a list of those who
the railroad in Lafayette?
I have a Edward Price Mayfield
G. W. Mayfield and a
Locke Neveu who worked for the railroad there ca 1884-1899.
They were all related by marriage. Ed married Olympe Neveu1884.
G.W. married her sister Bertha a few years later
Locke was a younger brother to the girls . Census of 1900 says he worked
Parents of the Neveu children were Alphonse NEVEU and Josephine BERNARD
lived on Church Square, at St. John St. Alphonse was the first mayor
incorporated Lafayette and an earlhy postmaster and merchant of the city
I am wanting to find the parents of the MAYFIELDs. Legend says they came
from TN to Lafayette to work on the RR. But where in TN?? and who was
I would be grateful for any reply on any of these topics.
Thanks, Helen Austin
email to AustinART(a)aol.com
Researcher of these families:
Austin/Brooks/Woodard/Aday/Ferguson/Henderson/Mahaffey/Rogers in AL and
Cook/Gerstner/Trenary/Bepler/Drury/Poorman in PA & VA & Germany & Cornwall
Mayfield/Ferrell/Schlobohm/Neveu/Bernard in TX, LA, GA, Germany
Mayer/Kauffman/Houghendobler in PA and Switzerland
Woodby/Douglas/ in TN
Gillespie/Houston/ in Augusta, VA to Blount, TN to Lawrence & Morgan, AL
Adams/Satterthwaite/Oden in Beaufort Co, NC
Campbell in Greenup Co, KY