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029    OLD BURYING GROUND

      Location - east of Turner Street and north of Ann Street, Beaufort, NC.

      Coordinates: 34d 43m 06.0s N; 76d 39m 50.0s W Click here for Google maps

      Cemetery contains over 400 graves. Oldest legible date on a grave marker is 1756; however, many of the gravesites are much older.

      Partial listing.


  1. Arendell, Bridges (Rev.)   (b. 7 Sep 1782 - d. 8 Oct 1850)
      • One of 6 of the Ann St. Methodist Church ministers buried here.
  2. Arendell, Sarah   (b. 17 Jun 1790 - d. 5 Jun 1865)
  3. Arrington, J. T. (Rev.)   (b. 13 Nov 1858 - d. 20 Sep 1881)
  4. Barrow, Louis Henry   (b. 1845 - d. 26 Sep 1878)
  5. Bell, Josiah   (b. 20 Oct 1767 - d. 20 Mar 1848)
      • Lived on Turner Street in the yellow house that is now part of the Historic Grounds.
  6. Bell, Mary   (b. ?? - d. 9 Jul 1849)
  7. Bell, Robert Warren   (b. ?? - d. 1857)
  8. Bell, Sarah   (b. 6 May 1778 - d. 22 Oct 1839)
  9. Bradley, Bernice   (b. ?? - d. 1828)
  10. Bradley, Increase   (b. ?? - d. 1829)
  11. Burns, Otway (Capt.)   (b. 1775 - d. 1850)
      • One of NC's greatest heros of the War of 1812. A captured cannon is on his grave.
  12. Cabriel, Annie Beaurecard   (b. 16 May 1861 - d. 23 Feb 1885)
  13. Davis, Emily Bowman   (b. 7 Jan 1880 - d. 3 Jun 1889)
  14. Davis, J. P. G.   (b. 2 May 1815 - d. 12 Oct 1864)
  15. Davis, Josiah B. (MD)   (b. ?? - d. 11 Oct 1812)
      • Practiced medicine in the Apothecary Shop now in the Historic Site
  16. Dill, Vianna   (b. 20 Jan 1848 - d. 6 Oct 1864)
  17. Dill, Vienna H.   (b. 5 Oct 1863 - d. 23 Oct 1865)
      • The child died of yellow fever and was buried in a glass top case.
  18. Duncan, Esther   (b. 5 Dec 1775 - d. 7 Aug 1832)
  19. Duncan, Thomas, Sr (Capt.)   (b. 1769 - d. 1 Jun 1839)
  20. Fisher, Mary   (b. ?? - d. 6 Jun 1802)
  21. Fisher, Nathan   (b. ?? - d. 5 Dec 1803)
  22. Forlaw, Anie Grey   (b. 4 Oct 1855 - d. 12 Dec 1868)
  23. Forlaw, Louis S.   (b. 5 Apr 1820 - d. 6 Mar 1901)
  24. Forlaw, Martha A.   (b. 17 Nov 1824 - d. 12 Apr 1874)
  25. Fulford, Irvin (Lieut.)   (b. ?? - d. ??)
  26. Fuller, Nathan   (b. 1750 - d. 1800)
      • Husband of Mary Paquinet. Believed to be a direct descendant of the Mayflower pilgrims.
  27. Gibbs, Sarah   (b. ?? - d. 1792)
      • Wife of Jacob Shepard. He was lost at sea and she remarried. He returned, they agreed that she stay with her 2nd husband but be buried with her 1st.
  28. Guthrie, Benjamin F.   (b. ?? - d. 13 Mar 1834)
  29. Henry, Annie   (b. 1814 - d. 27 Aug 1864)
  30. Henry, Pierre   (b. 1812 - d. 1889)
      • An African American who taught emancipated slaves at the Washburn Academy.
  31. Hill, John (Capt.)   (b. 1817 - d. 1879)
  32. Hill, Vernon   (b. 4 Aug 1901 - d. 5 Aug 1901)
  33. Johnson, George (Sgt.)   (b. ?? - d. ??)
      • A member of the U.S. Colored Infantry who fought in the Civil War.
  34. Jones, Benjamin Leecraft   (b. 18 Jun 1838 - d. 16 Jun 1904)
  35. Jones, John (Capt.)   (b. ?? - d. ??)
  36. King, William Charles (Capt.)   (b. 1825 - d. 1877)
  37. Leffers, Samuel   (b. 1714 - d. 7 Oct 1800)
      • Schoolmaster who owned the Leffer's house on the Site.
  38. Lewis, Thomas Anson   (b. 1740 - d. 1815)
  39. Manney, James L (Capt.)   (b. 1827 - d. 1889)
      • Joined the secessionist militia takeover of Ft. Macon in 1861. Eventually fought with Lee's army at Petersburg. Va.
  40. Mason, Mehetabel   (b. 11 May 1831 - d. 27 Sep 1917)
  41. Norcom, Alice L   (b. 1849 - d. 3 Dec 1864)
  42. Norcom, Edmund H   (b. 16 Jan 1824 - d. 9 Jan 1867)
  43. Pearce, Annie M. Salter   (b. 23 Nov 1844 - d. 9 Jan 1916)
  44. Pender, Josiah (Capt.)   (b. ?? - d. ??)
      • Seized Ft. Macon before NC seceded from the Union in1861.
  45. Pigott, Jochonias   (b. 20 Dec 1809 - d. 8 Sep 1869)
  46. Pigott, Micajah   (b. 3 Feb 1808 - d. 22 Nov 1879)
  47. Pigott, Nancy   (b. 6 May 1816 - d. 17 Oct 1862)
  48. Rumley, Maud Lee   (b. ?? - d. 1870)
  49. Rumley, Sarah   (b. ?? - d. 1 Apr 1840)
  50. Rumley, William   (b. 21 Mar 1851 - d. 19 Sep 1852)
  51. Sabiston, Charlie   (b. 12 Jun 1859 - d. 30 Oct 1864)
  52. Sabiston, John C. (Capt.)   (b. 3 Mar 1858 - d. 1 Nov 1861)
      • Died near Charleston and was brought home by his crew.
  53. Sabiston, Joseph C.   (b. 24 Oct 1863 - d. 9 Aug 1865)
  54. Shepard, Jacob   (b. ?? - d. 1774)
      • Husband of Sarah Gibbs. He was lost at sea and she remarried. He returned, they agreed that she stay with her 2nd husband but be buried with her 1st.
  55. Thomas, Elizabeth K.   (b. 27 Jul 1808 - d. 4 Apr 1881)
  56. Thomas, Lucy Cordelia   (b. 10 Apr 1836 - d. 22 Jan 1875)
  57. Thomas, Nancy   (b. 12 Nov 1799 - d. 14 Oct 1864)
  58. Thomas, Rebecca   (b. ?? - d. 6 Jul 1831)
  59. Thomas, Samuel (Capt.)   (b. ?? - d. 11 Jun 1859)
  60. Thomas, Susanna   (b. 18 Feb 1803 - d. 8 May 1878)
  61. Thomas, Susanna   (b. 9 Mar 1771 - d. 21 Aug 1808)
  62. Thomas, William A.   (b. 26 Aug 1832 - d. 3 Oct 1875)
  63. Thomson, William (Col.)   (b. ?? - d. ??)
      • The highest ranking officer from Beaufort who served in the Revolutionary War.
  64. Unknown, British Naval Officer   (b. Unknown - d. 1700)
      • Died on ship in Beaufort harbor. He was buried standing up "in rebel's ground".
  65. Unknown, Rum Keg Girl   (b. Unknown - d. Unknown)
      • She died at sea returning from England, but her father had promised her mother he would bring her back home. He did, inside a rum barrel.
  66. Wharton, David B.   (b. 1 Jan 1804 - d. 24 Jul 1877)
  67. Willis, Jechonias P (Sgt.)   (b. 25 Jul 1838 - d. 25 Apr 1862)
      • Killed when Ft. Macon was taken by Federal troops in 1862.


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