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      Location - Williams Township. Between lots 1113 & 1115 of Governor's Club at west end of Harvey (street)

      Coordinates: 35d 50m 03.0s N; 79d 02m 54.0s W Click here for Google maps

      Cemetery first located by Gerald Oldham in 1989. On 4 January 2000, Will Heiser was taken to the site by Shelby Cave and her husband, Thomas Wood, an employee of Governors Club Golf Development Corporation. Oldham reported 25 or 30 graves marked with field stones. Will Heiser counted 16 field stones with no markings. Governors Club Development Corporation bought the property from heirs of Alfred Carson, whose grandfather was William Pinkney Carson.

      Owner: Governor's Club Development Corp..
      Legal Description: Deed 540-387, 7 Mar 1989, from Carson heirs, Plat 89-112.
      Topo Quadrant: Farrington.
      Family owned: Yes.
      Abandoned: Yes.
      Number of graves: 16.
      Cemetery size: 40' x 40'.
      White: Yes.
      Restricted access: Yes. Access through Governor's Club gates
      Poorly maintained: Yes.
      Enclosed: No.
      Markers: Yes.
      Markers with inscriptions: Yes.
      Miscellaneous information: Heirs of William Pinkney Carson, and grandson, Alfred Carson.
      Last canvassed by: Will M. Heiser, w/ Shelby Cave and Thomas Wood. Date: 4 Jan 2000.

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