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410    BEAR CREEK - OLD [P27.1]

      Location - Bear Creek Township. 0.2 mile west of SR 1009, Bonlee--Carbonton Road, 0.1 mile south of Bear Creek Baptist Church at SR 2300, Bear Creek Church Road

      Coordinates: 35d 35m 38.0s N; 79d 26m 40.0s W Click here for Google maps

      On 23 May 1999, Will M. Heiser and Charlie B. Thomas recorded 28 legible grave markers and noted at least that many unmarked field stones or illegible markers.

      Owner: Wayne Douglas and Emily T. Smith.
      Legal Description: Deed 446-683, 21 Aug 1981, 2 acres from Beatrice Smith, widow of N. T. Smith.
      Topo Quadrant: Bear Creek.
      Family owned: Yes.
      Number of graves: 60.
      Cemetery size: 160' x 170'.
      White: Yes.
      Unrestricted access: Yes.
      Overgrown and easy to identify: Yes.
      Not identified explanation: Area covered with myrtle. Stones are scattered throughout area..
      Enclosed: No.
      Markers: Yes.
      Markers with inscriptions: Yes.
      Number of readable markers: 28.
      Last burial: 1918.
      First burial: 1844.
      Last canvassed by: Will M. Heiser and Charlie B. Thomas. Date: 23 May 1999.


  1. Andrews, Lieus--   (b. 1825 - d. Sep 1844)
      • Daughter of Robert Andrews.
  2. Beal, Wiley P.   (b. 5 Oct 1861 - d. 19 Oct 1861)
      • "In memory of". Difficult to read - dates questionable.
  3. Blalock, G. W.   (b. 26 Jul 1825 - d. 18 Feb 1887)
      • Husband of Martha M. Blalock. "Father". Block.
  4. Blalock, Martha A.   (b. 6 Jan 1864 - d. 6 Sep 1864)
      • "In memory of".
  5. Blalock, Martha M.   (b. 26 Feb 1832 - d. 21 Oct 1904)
      • Wife of G. W. Blalock. "Mother". Block. Footstone: MMB.
  6. Blalock, Sarah J.   (b. 8 May 1853 - d. 3 Jun 1888)
      • Daughter of G. W. and Martha M. Blalock. "Sister". Block. Footstone: SJB.
  7. Cheek, J. B.   (b. 1830 - d. 29 Jul 1863)
      • "In memory of".
  8. Cheek, R.   (b. 4 Jan 1840 - d. 22 Jun 1881)
      • Flat.
  9. Cheek, S. B.   (b. 20 Mar 1850 - d. 1 Jan 1863)
  10. H., S.   (b. Unknown - d. 2 M 1839)
  11. N., M.   (b. 2 Dec 1817 - d. Unknown)
      • Round top.
  12. Nall, Amy   (b. 1835 - d. 11 Aug 1851)
      • "In memory of".
  13. Patterson, Isaac   (b. 19 Nov 1815 - d. 1 Mar 1866)
      • "Gone but not forgotten". Footstone: IP.
  14. Patterson, William B.   (b. 29 Feb 1864 - d. 22 Apr 1866)
      • Footstone: WBP.
  15. Phillips, Alpha M.   (b. 25 Jun 1888 - d. 20 Aug 1889)
      • Daughter of J. W. and A. E. Phillips. "At Rest". Diamond.
  16. Phillips, Annie M.   (b. 29 Sep 1879 - d. 11 Aug 1881)
      • Daughter of J. W. and A. E. Phillips. Diamond.
  17. Phillips, Mary L.   (b. 24 Apr 1884 - d. 25 Oct 1888)
      • Daughter of J. W. and A. E. Phillips. "Our loved one". Diamond. Footstone: MLP.
  18. Rives, Infant   (b. 12 Jan 1875 - d. 15 Jan 1875)
      • Infant of N. A. and Martha M. Rives. "In memory of".
  19. Rives, Martha M.   (b. 11 May 1851 - d. 31 Mar 1877)
      • Wife of N. A. Rives.
  20. Shields, Rebec A.   (b. Unknown - d. 28 Aug ____)
      • "In memory of".
  21. Smith, A. P.   (b. 1 May 1856 - d. 2 Nov 1912)
      • Husband of Raney Brewer Smith. Footstone: APS.
  22. Smith, Carson, Pvt.   (b. 20 Oct 1886 - d. 23 Sep 1918)
      • "Gone but not forgotten". Footstone: CS.
  23. Smith, Raney Brewer   (b. 11 Nov 1855 - d. 12 Jul 1918)
      • Wife of A. P. Smith. Footstone: RBS.
  24. Tally, Sarah C.   (b. 6 Jun 1840 - d. 19 Mar 1863)
      • "In memory of".
  25. Temples, Rebec A.   (b. 1825 - d. 19 Sep 1848)
      • "In memory of" "Who departed this life".
  26. Temples, Sarah   (b. Unknown - d. 29 Mar 1875)
      • "In memory of".
  27. Thomas, Bertha P.   (b. 26 Dec 1878 - d. 19 Sep 1881)
      • Daughter of J. W. and R. E. Thomas. "Suffer little ones to come unto Me". Footstone: BPT.
  28. Unknown, Unknown   (b. Unknown - d. 16 Feb 1857)
      • 18'x 2' soapstone.


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