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331    MOORE, G. P. [L32.1]

      Location - Center Township. 0.2 mile west of Haw River, 0.4 mile north of Roberson Creek, on Corps of Engineers property, in Jordan Lake area

      Coordinates: 35d 42m 33.0s N; 79d 05m 30.0s W Click here for Google maps

      According to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Final Report for Relocation of Cemeteries, Group III, Exhibit D, Sheet 7 of 15, and Exhibit C show 11 known graves and 33 unknown graves were reinterred at Gum Springs Baptist Church Cemetery (L80.3), Reinterment Site No. 4, [Note 3]; and 5 known and one unknown grave were reinterred at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery (L24.1).

      On 26 April 1994, Will and Audrey Heiser recorded the grave markers in Gum Springs Baptist Church Cemetery (L80.3), including the 11 known graves [Note 3]. On 21 February 1995, Audrey Heiser recorded the grave markers in Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery (L24.1), including the 5 known graves reinterred from G. P. Moore Cemetery, [Note 1].

      Owner: US Army Corps of Engineers Site 330-C.
      Legal Description: Deed Book DG, Page 103, 22 Jul 1899, Heirs of G. P. Moore to Erwin Cotton Mills; EX-223 to Great Falls Power Co.; 320-403 Duke University, 337-164 to USA.d.
      Topo Quadrant: Merry Oaks.
      Family owned: Yes.
      Abandoned: Yes.
      Number of graves: 50.
      Cemetery size: 1.06 acres.
      White: Yes.
      Restricted access: Yes. Abandoned in Jordan Lake area
      Not identifed: Yes.
      Not identified explanation: Corps Site 330-C reinterred at Gum Springs Baptist Church Cemetery (L80.3), Reinterment Site #4, and at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery (L24.1)..
      Enclosed: Yes.

      Significant events: Family members of Stephen Poe, Hackney, and G. P. Moore.

      Miscellaneous information: Exh D, Sh. 7 of 15, and Exh C show 44 graves reinterred at Gum Springs Baptist Ch Cem (L80.3), Reinterment Site #4, and 6 graves reinterred at Pleasant Hill Baptist Ch Cem (L24.1). See "Final Report for Relocation of Cemeteries, Group III," US Army Corps.

      Last canvassed by: Will and Audrey Heiser. Date: 18 Nov 1997.




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