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076    PERRY, BURNETTE [D76.1]

      Location - Center Township. Off Eddie Perry Road -- between the road and the Haw River

      Coordinates: 35d 46m 50.0s N; 79d 10m 04.0s W Click here for Google maps

      View #2 of the cemetery. View #3 of the cemetery.

      Owner: Fannie Perry heirs per deed 609/149. DK/453 names trustees for cemetery acre: Alfred Perry, Nathan Perry, Murphy F. Lee, ND Perry, Job Perry.
      Legal Description: Between parcels 6525 and 6528. Deed 609/149, Jan 1993; DK/453 15 Mar 1901 refers to 1 acre Burnett graveyard; ED/170 12 Jan 1907 also refers to graveyard..
      Topo Quadrant: Bynum.
      Family owned: Yes.
      Abandoned: Yes.
      Number of graves: 113+.
      Cemetery size: 180' x 135'.
      Black: Yes.
      Restricted access: Yes. Private Property
      Overgrown and easy to identify: Yes.
      Enclosed: No.
      Markers: Yes.
      Markers with inscriptions: Yes.
      Number of readable markers: 14.
      Last burial: 1943.
      First burial: 1890.
      Unusual situation: Yes.
      Unusual situation: lovely obelisks.

      Significant events: This land (362 acres) was deeded in deed BO/241 to Job Perry by Oran S. Poe and GW Foushee on 3 Aug 1877. Deed indicates land aka Burnett Place, lot 8 in the partition of the Turner Bynum land. The Turner Bynum estate obtained the parcel via deed AN/556, 14 Nov 1865 from Lucien Burnett. Deed 609/149 leaves land to Fannie Perry heirs, Jan 1993; DK/453 15 Mar 1901 refers to 1 acre Burnett graveyard; ED/170 12 Jan 1907 also refers to graveyard..

      Miscellaneous information: Cemetery reported by Tom Glendinning and visited by Glendinning, Pyle, and Jim and Bev Wiggins in Mar 2008. On 19 Apr 2008, the Wiggins, Pyle and descendants Marva and Carrie Burnette visited and inventoried the cemetery..
      Last canvassed by: Jim and Bev Wiggins, J Pyle, Marva and Carrie Burnette. Date: 19 Apr 2008.

  1. Atwater, Linner   (b. 1893 - d. 1929)
      • wife of C. W. Atwater. At rest. fair. nice lettering.
  2. Burnett, Unknown   (b. Unknown - d. Unknown)
  3. Durham, Lucian H.   (b. 10 Nov 1875 - d. 28 Dec 1904)
      • son of AN and Mary Durham. God's finger touched him and he slept.. good. interesting design with umbrella fs: LHD. Another view.
  4. Lee, Laura V.   (b. 7 Jul 1892 - d. 7 Nov 1907)
      • daughter of James and Henrietta Lee. Gone but not forgotten. good. fs: LVL. rose design.
  5. Perry, Alfred   (b. 16 Apr 1867 - d. 20 May 1922)
      • Weep not, he is at rest.. good. masonic symbol.
  6. Perry, C.L.R.   (b. Unknown - d. Unknown)
  7. Perry, Comellius   (b. 27 Dec 1894 - d. 2 Feb 1901)
      • son of AN and EA Perry. Darling, we miss thee.. good. fs: CP.
  8. Perry, Flora D.   (b. 1 Jun 1852 - d. 15 Jun 1890)
      • wife of Weldon Perry [on stone]. Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God. good. 3' obelisk, pretty shape, Perry on base fs: FDP. next to Weldon Perry.
  9. Perry, G. F.   (b. 22 Feb 1884 - d. 20 Jan 1907)
      • son of G and N Perry. Asleep in Jesus. good. Perry on bottom 3' tall obelisk fs: GFP. G&N are Gaston and Nancy Perry.
  10. Perry, Gaston   (b. 1858 - d. 15 Sep 1928)
      • [husband of Nancy Perry] not on stone. His toils are past, his work is done. He fought the fight--the victory won.. good. fs: GP.
  11. Perry, Nancy   (b. 1860 - d. 1943)
      • [wife of Gaston Perry] not on stone, but her stone is next to Gaston. A tender mother and a faithful friend. good. fs: NP.
  12. Perry, Nathan T.   (b. 20 May 1861 - d. 17 Mar 1909)
      • Though grief it gives, tis best to say Thy will be done. good. masonic symbol fs: NTP Perry on base. 3' obelisk pretty shape. Another view.
  13. Perry, Weldon   (b. 15 Jun 1856 - d. 28 Feb 1913)
      • husband of Flora Perry [not on stone]. Alove one from us has gone, a voice we love is stilled; a place is vacant in our home, which never can be filled. fs: WP. good. next to Flora D. Perry.
  14. Unknown, Unknown   (b. Unknown - d. 193?)
      • poor. Ford? Funeral Home Sanford NC.
  15. Unknown, Unknown   (b. Unknown - d. Unknown)
      • Fieldstone

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