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348    HARTSOE [L54.1]

      Location - Cape Fear Township. 1.2 miles west of SR 1972, Pea Ridge Road, under Jordan Lake

      Coordinates: 35d 40m 46.0s N; 79d 03m 47.0s W Click here for Google maps

      In the 1970's, Corps of Engineers Final Report, Relocation of Cemeteries, Group III, Site 200-C, says 16 graves including 11 Unknown [Note 18] were reinterred at Gum Springs Baptist Church Reinterment Site 4 (L80.3) and two graves [Note 31] were reinterred at Merry Oaks Baptist Church Cemetery (L89.1). See also Final Report, Exhibit D, Sheet 1 of 15.

      Owner: US Army Corp of Engineers.
      Legal Description: Site 200-C.
      Topo Quadrant: Merry Oaks.
      Family owned: Yes.
      Abandoned: Yes.
      Number of graves: 18.
      Cemetery size: 80' x 120'.
      White: Yes.
      Restricted access: Yes. Under Jordan Lake
      Enclosed: Yes.
      Markers: Yes.
      Markers with inscriptions: Yes.
      Number of readable markers: 7.
      Last burial: 1909.
      First burial: 1877.
      Miscellaneous information: Corps of Engineers "Final Report for Relocation of Cemeteries, Group III," says 16 graves were reinterred at Gum Springs Church Cemetery (L80.3), and 2 graves at Merry Oaks Cemetery (L89.1). See also Exh D, Sh 1 of 15..
      Last canvassed by: Will M. Heiser. Date: 1994.

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