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057    NORWOOD [D39.1]

      Location - Baldwin Township. 400 feet east of Persimmon Hill Road (behind residence of Larry M. & Susan E. Hicks); 0.45 mile south of SR 1532, Manns Chapel Road

      Coordinates: 35d 49m 59.0s N; 79d 07m 55.0s W Click here for Google maps

      Cemetery reported by Susan E. Hicks, 29 May 1993. Visited by Lamont J. Norwood, 29 May 1993. On 21 February 1994, Will M. Heiser counted 10 field stones and 4 unmarked sunken graves. Only one stone has inscription "1838."

      Owner: NNP Briar Chapel, LLC. Formerly, Heirs of Mrs. E. G. Norwood.
      Legal Description: Parcel 1184. Deed 1209/877, Sarah N. and Melvin Campbell, Eston G. Norwood, Jr. and Eldean Norwood, Betsy N. McLeod and John Frank McLeod to NNP Briar Chapel, LLC, 7 Sep 2005. Plat A-82.Plat Book 34-19, Mrs. E. G. Norwood, 29 Sep 1982.

      Topo Quadrant: Bynum.
      Family owned: Yes.
      Abandoned: Yes.
      Number of graves: 15.
      Cemetery size: 25' x 75'.
      White: Yes.
      Restricted access: Yes. Difficult access over private property
      Overgrown and not easy to identify: Yes.
      Enclosed: No.
      Markers: Yes.
      Markers with inscriptions: Yes.
      Number of readable markers: 1.
      Last burial: 1838.
      Unusual situation: 10 field stones, one marked "1838"; 4 sunken graves.

      Miscellaneous information: Owners: William and Ann E. Norwood before 1886; Adonis and Sarah (Snipes) Norwood, 24 Mar 1886, Deed Book FJ-37; Eston G. Norwood; Mrs. Eston G. Norwood; heirs of Mrs. E. G. Norwood: Sarah (Norwood) Campbell, Eston G. Norwood, Jr., Betsy (Norwood) McLeod.

      Last canvassed by: J. Lamont Norwood (29 May 1993), Will M. Heiser. Date: 21 Feb 1994.

  1. Norwood,   (b. Unknown - d. 1838)

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