Burial Vault of Celestino Gonzalez and Pauline Graupera


Burial vault of Celestino Gonzalez and Pauline Graupera



In memory of
Col. Celestino Gonzalez
native of Pensacola
who died July 23, 1844
in the 48th year of his age


Pauline Graupera
wife of
Col. Celestino Gonzalez
born New Orleans, Louisiana
June 7, 1800
d. March 29, 1896


Celestino Gonzalez, ca.1796-1844, and Pauline Graupera Gonzalez, 1800-1896, are buried in a brick vault in St. Michael's Cemetery, Pensacola, Florida. The upper stone in the bottom picture has the gravestone inscription for Celestino and the lower stone has the inscription for Pauline. The vault is along the fence on the north side of the cemetery on Alcaniz St., south of the entry gate. The cemetery records transcription done by Lola Lee Daniell Bruington, indicates that Charles B. Gonzalez is buried in the vault also, although the inscriptions on the front of the vault do not show that.

Photographs by Anne Healy Field, May 2007, Pensacola, Florida.


12 July 2007
Updated 17 Sept 2014
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