1831 March 5: Building the light-house and dwelling-house on Cat Island; and building a light-house and dwelling-house at Pass Christian, and fitting up both lighthouses with patent lamps, reflectors, &c. Winslow Lewis $9,283.
1854 Repaired stucco on exterior of tower, and whitewashed it; reputtied all the glass of tower; painted wood and iron work, including dome; repaired iron casing of lantern door; made a new step of concrete at the entrance of tower, and cemented around window frames. At the keeper's dwelling, shingled the roof of front gallery; laid new joists and new floor; built new railing to gallery, and repaired the roof of main building.
In the rear bed-room, new joist and floor were laid; base of room and fireplace repaired; a new bottom made and pipe added to wash sink. In front bed-room, some new joist and a new floor laid; repaired hearth and base of room.
1866 The light-station at Pass Christian has been thoroughly overhauled, and reexhibited August 15.
1868 Pass Christian.In good condition.
1869 - 329. Pass Christian, Mississippi.This station in good order.
1878 Pass Christian, Mississippi Sound, Mississippi.The keeper's dwelling being untenantable it was torn down and a new substantial frame dwelling erected on its site; a new wooden cistern was also put in place. The sum of $3,000 is needed to increase the height of tower about 10 feet, in order to raise the light above the surrounding trees and houses, that it may be the more readily seen from vessels approaching from the eastward and southwest.
1879 Pass Christian, Mississippi Sound, Mississippi.The sum of $3,000 is needed to increase the height of the tower about 10 feet, in order to raise the light above the surrounding trees and houses, that it may more readily be seen from vessels approaching from the eastward and southwest.
1881 Pass Christian, northwest of Cat Island, Mississippi.The station was furnished with mineral-oil lamps; and it was thoroughly overhauled, painted, and whitewashed. Some tall trees obstruct the light in certain directions. The station is in good order.
1882 Pass Christian, about 6 ½ miles northwest of Cat Island, Mississippi. This is a small harbor light on the main street of the village; the light is obscured by several trees; the owners refuse to allow the trees to be cut down or trimmed, which makes the light of very little use. The tower should be raised or the light discontinued. The latter is recommended, as the light is of so little benefit to navigation or commerce.
1882 -Pass Christian, Mississippi. Discontinued October 1, 1882.
Keepers: Robert A. Hiern (1831 1839), Finley B. Hiern (1839 1844), Claudine A. Hiern (1844 at least 1859), C.F. Johnson (1865 1871), Lawrence Hyland (1871 1873), Maria J. Reynolds (1873 1874), Sally A. Dear (1874 1877), Alice S. Butterworth (1877 1882).