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260    GREEN, ABEL [J56.2]

      Location - Hickory Mountain Township. 0.1 mile southeast of NC 902, Pittsboro--Bear Creek Road, 0.15 mile southwest of Rocky River.

      Coordinates: 35d 40m 35.0s N; 79d 17m 25.0s W Click here for Google maps

      Family history posted at site. Green family lived on this site from at least early 1800s through 1860s. The Green plantation was called Beaumont Farm. Family cemetery contains 6 graves surrounded by rock wall. At least 27 slave graves are outside the wall. A marker references a Land Grant, 7 August 1787 to Abel Green.

      Cemetery in 1990. Cemetery marker in 1990.

      Photographs by Wade Hadley, 1990 and Bev Wiggins, 2010.

      Owner: Buzzard Roost, LLC.
      Legal Description: Parcel 12459, Deed 836/1027 (2000); 454/719 (1982); 427/446 (1979).
      Topo Quadrant: Siler City NE.
      Family owned: Yes.
      Abandoned: Yes.
      Number of graves: 33+.
      White: Yes. *white and slave
      Restricted access: Yes. Private property.
      Overgrown and easy to identify: Yes.
      Enclosed: Yes.
      Enclosed explanation: 20x50 3.5' stacked stone wall encloses the white family cemetery. Slave graves are outside the wall. Overall cemetery size is 120x50'.
      Markers: Yes.
      Markers with inscriptions: Yes.
      Number of readable markers: 5.
      Last burial: 1863.
      First burial: abt. 1807.
      Last canvassed by: Jim and Bev Wiggins, 14 Jun 2010; Wade Hadley, 20 Feb 1990.


  1. Green, Abel   (b. abt 1753 - d. abt 1807)
      • Father of John Green
  2. Green, Frances E.   (b. 19 Sep 1807 - d. 19 Jul 1851)
      • Daughter of John and Hannah B. (Thompson) Green. Stone signed "Lauder"
  3. Green, Hannah B. (Thompson)   (b. 5 Jan 1783 - d. 16 Sep 1861)
      • Wife of John Green. Mother of Robert Nathaniel Green and John Marion Green
  4. Green, John   (b. 4 Oct 1780 - d. 28 Apr 1861)
      • Husband of Hannah B. (Thompson) Green. Father of Robert Nathaniel Green and John Marion Green
  5. Green, Mary A.   (b. 5 Jul 1814 - d. 12 Nov 1840)
      • Daughter of John and Hannah B. (Thompson) Green
  6. Unknown, Unknown   (b. Unknown - d. Unknown)
      • Fieldstone headstone inside wall of Abel Green family cemetery.


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