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411    BEAR CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH (west side) [P28.1]

      Location - Bear Creek Township. On the west side of SR 1009, Bonlee--Carbonton Road, at the church at SR 2300, Bear Creek Church Road.

      Coordinates: 35d 35m 57.0s N; 79d 23m 57.0s W Click here for Google maps

      In June 1999, Audrey O. Heiser recorded 125 grave markers. In the County Home Register, William Smith was reported buried in this cemetery, but no marker was found.

      Photographs by Alan and Jane Mann in 2012.

      Owner: Trustees of Bear Creek Baptist Church.
      Legal Description: Deed AE-58, 9 Feb 1837, from Daniel Perry; Deed AK-44, 2 June 1855, from Isaac Patterson.
      Topo Quadrant: Bear Creek.
      Church owned: Yes. Denomination: Baptist.
      Used: Yes.
      Number of graves: 126.
      Cemetery size: 100' x 150'.
      White: Yes.
      Unrestricted access: Yes.
      Well maintained: Yes.
      Enclosed: No.
      Last canvassed by: Will M. Heiser. Date: 10 Nov 1999.


  1. Adams, W. H.   (b. 18 Apr 1850 - d. 3 Jun 1895)
      • Old. Location row 5.
  2. Andrews, Avery Leon   (b. 18 May 1904 - d. 9 Sep 1905)
      • Daughter of Sarah F. and G. L. Andrews. Old. Location row 7.
  3. Andrews, Pattie G. Brooks   (b. 15 Nov 1850 - d. 8 Nov 1889)
      • 1st Wife of G. L. Andrews. Old. Location row 7.
  4. Andrews, Robert E.   (b. 1 Aug 1873 - d. 20 Jan 1895)
      • Old. Location row 7.
  5. Barber, Sallie   (b. 26 Jan 1842 - d. 9 Jun 1913)
      • Old. Location row 4.
  6. Beaver, Annie   (b. 1 Aug 1898 - d. Unknown)
      • Small. Location row 4.
  7. Beaver, Cellie A.   (b. 1861 - d. 1900)
      • Wife of James H. Beaver. Old. Location row 4.
  8. Beaver, Charlie   (b. 11 Feb 1894 - d. 4 Jan 1908)
      • Old. Location row 3.
  9. Beaver, Infant   (b. 16 Aug 1900 - d. Unknown)
      • Small. Location row 4.
  10. Beaver, James H.   (b. 11 Feb 1861 - d. 15 Apr 1939)
      • Husband of Cellie A. Beaver. "In memory of a dear Husband and Father. We will meet again". Location row 4.
  11. Beaver, Nannie   (b. 2 Feb 1890 - d. Unknown)
      • Small. Location row 4.
  12. Beaver, Robert   (b. 22 Jan 1888 - d. Unknown)
      • Small. Location row 4.
  13. Beaver, Tommie   (b. 22 Feb 1887 - d. Aug 1887)
      • Small. Location row 4.
  14. Boyd, Amanda   (b. 1 Nov 1843 - d. 8 Sep 1915)
      • Flat. Location row 9.
  15. Boyd, Thomas   (b. 15 Mar 1808 - d. 11 Sep 1900)
      • 3' marble. Location row 9.
  16. Brewer, George J.   (b. 26 Mar 1861 - d. 19 Feb 1924)
      • Flat. Location row 3.
  17. Brewer, Mary E.   (b. 17 Jun 1853 - d. Dec 1910)
      • "At Rest". Old. Location row 3.
  18. Bright, John B.   (b. 16 May 1821 - d. 21 Jun 1885)
      • Old. Location row 7.
  19. Cheek, Infant   (b. 21 Oct 1923 - d. 26 Oct 1923)
      • Infant daughter of J. W. and Ella Cheek. "Budded on earth to bloom in Heaven". Diamond. Location row 3.
  20. Cheek, Infant   (b. 15 Oct 1896 - d. 18 Oct 1896)
      • Infant daughter of Joe J. and Mary Womble Cheek. Old, w/granite curbing. Location row 2.
  21. Cheek, Joe J.   (b. 17 Aug 1870 - d. 5 Aug 1928)
      • Husband of Mary Womble Cheek. Double headstone w/granite curbing. Footstone: JJC Mason's Insignia. Location row 2.
  22. Cheek, John   (b. 25 Sep 1811 - d. 25 Feb 1897)
      • Old. Location row 4.
  23. Cheek, Junie C.   (b. 18 Jun 1886 - d. 17 Jan 1887)
      • Son of Noah and Wincie Ann Cheek. Old. Location row 4.
  24. Cheek, Maggie   (b. 3 May 1935 - d. 3 May 1935)
      • Daughter of Noah and Wincie Ann Cheek. Old. Location row 4.
  25. Cheek, Martha   (b. 6 Feb 1817 - d. 18 Jul 1905)
      • "She hath done what she could". Old. Location row 3.
  26. Cheek, Mary   (b. Unknown - d. 23 Jul 1917)
      • Wife of Robert Cheek. Tall marker. Location row 3.
  27. Cheek, Mary Frances   (b. 29 Aug 1877 - d. 4 Nov 1962)
      • "Aunt Mollie". Location row 3.
  28. Cheek, Mary Irene   (b. 14 Jan 1895 - d. 25 Jul 1908)
      • Daughter of Joe J. and Mary Womble Cheek. Old, w/granite curbing. Footstone: MIC. Location row 2.
  29. Cheek, Mary Womble   (b. 21 Sep 1871 - d. 13 Jul 1957)
      • Wife of Joe J. Cheek. "His Wife". Double headstone w/granite curbing. Footstone: MWC. Location row 2.
  30. Cheek, Noah D.   (b. 9 May 1907 - d. 2 Mar 1909)
      • Daughter of Noah R. and M. E. Cheek. Small. Location row 4.
  31. Cheek, Noah R.   (b. 26 Dec 1882 - d. 2 Oct 1906)
      • Old. Location row 4.
  32. Cheek, Wincie Ann   (b. 1 Jun 1849 - d. 8 Mar 1892)
      • Wife of Noah Cheek. Large, old. Location row 4.
  33. Cheek, Windle C.   (b. 25 Oct 1879 - d. 1 Aug 1881)
      • Son of Noah and Wincie Ann Cheek. Old. Location row 4.
  34. Coggin, D. W.   (b. 11 Oct 1838 - d. 1 Jan 1895)
      • Husband of Hannah Coggin. "A friend to his country and a believer in Christ" "Father". Double headstone. Location row 4.
  35. Coggin, Flossie Pearl   (b. 20 Mar 1889 - d. 27 Jun 1889)
      • Daughter of J. J. and Emma Coggin. "Budded on earth to bloom in Heaven". Diamond. Location row 3.
  36. Coggin, Hannah   (b. 20 Aug 1838 - d. 19 Nov 1926)
      • Wife of D. W. Coggin. "Having finished life's duty, she now sweetly rests" "His Wife" "Mother". Double headstone. Location row 4.
  37. Coggins, Archie D.   (b. 30 Jul 1874 - d. 28 Dec 1934)
      • Husband of Florence E. Coggins. "Father". Double headstone, w/brick curbing. Footstone: ADC. Location row 3.
  38. Coggins, Charlie B.   (b. 24 Mar 1901 - d. 11 Jan 1917)
      • Son of Archie D. and Flossie E. Coggins. With brick curbing. Footstone: CBC. Location row 3.
  39. Coggins, Emma E. Wilkie   (b. Unknown - d. Unknown)
      • Wife of Samuel T. Coggins. "Resting in peace, faith in God's promises". Family headstone. Information on footstone. Location row 6.
  40. Coggins, Florence E.   (b. 10 Dec 1875 - d. 14 Mar 1952)
      • Wife of Archie D. Coggins. "Mother". Double headstone, w/brick curbing. Footstone: FEC. Location row 3.
  41. Coggins, Infant   (b. 13 Apr 1908 - d. 13 Apr 1908)
      • Infant son of Archie D. and Florence E. Coggins. Old, w/brick curbing. Footstone: marble. Location row 3.
  42. Coggins, James E.   (b. 16 Jul 1889 - d. 30 May 1893)
      • Son of Samuel T. and Emma E. Wilkie Coggins. Family headstone. Information on footstone. Location row 6.
  43. Coggins, M. Lora   (b. 26 Feb 1888 - d. 29 Mar 1888)
      • Daughter of Samuel T. and Emma E. Wilkie Coggins. "Asleep with Jesus". Family headstone. Information on footstone. Location row 6.
  44. Coggins, Samuel T.   (b. 20 Dec 1864 - d. 16 May 1929)
      • Husband of Emma E. Wilkie Coggins. "Resting in peace, faith in God's promises". Family headstone. Information on footstone. Location row 6.
  45. Dixon, James C.   (b. 12 Jul 1884 - d. 10 May 1908)
      • Son of Rev. L. R. and Sarah C. Dixon. Family headstone w/granite curbing. Footstone: JCD. Location row 7.
  46. Dixon, L. R., Rev.   (b. 11 Sep 1853 - d. 22 Apr 1922)
      • Husband of Sarah C. Dixon. Family headstone w/granite curbing. Information on footstone. Location row 7.
  47. Dixon, Sarah C.   (b. 24 Mar 1860 - d. 30 Jun 1905)
      • Wife of Rev. L. R. Dixon. Family headstone w/granite curbing. Information on footstone. Location row 7.
  48. Elkins, Infant   (b. 30 Apr 1922 - d. 30 Apr 1922)
      • Infant daughter of T. J. and Nannie A. Elkins. "Asleep in Jesus". Diamond. Row 4.
  49. Elkins, Marley C.   (b. 11 Sep 1896 - d. 20 Sep 1903)
      • Son of T. J. and Nannie A. Elkins. Old. Row 4.
  50. Elkins, Nannie A.   (b. 25 May 1868 - d. 20 Oct 1903)
      • Wife of T. J. Elkins. "Having finished life's duty they now sweetly rest" "His Wife". Double headstone. Row 4.
  51. Elkins, T. J.   (b. 3 Aug 1862 - d. 22 Oct 1935)
      • Husband of Nannie A. Elkins. "Having finished life's duty, they now sweetly rest". Double headstone. Row 4.
  52. Fox, John T.   (b. 12 Jul 1869 - d. 27 Apr 1950)
      • Husband of Mary E. Patterson and Mattie H. Fox. Double headstone. Row 9.
  53. Fox, Mary E. Patterson   (b. 8 Oct 1856 - d. 16 Jun 1902)
      • 1st Wife of John T. Fox. Daughter of Isaac and Julie Patterson. "Gone but not forgotten". 4' pedestal - west side. Row 9.
  54. Fox, Mattie H.   (b. 20 Nov 1880 - d. 7 Jun 1949)
      • 2nd Wife of John T. Fox. Double headstone. Row 9.
  55. Hammer, William Reitzel   (b. 17 Jan 1907 - d. 30 Nov 1912)
      • Son of Will and Lue Hammer. "That binds us to Heaven". Old, with lamb. Row 1.
  56. Hampton, C. W. (Eddie)   (b. 14 Oct 1928 - d. 6 Sep 1970)
      • Family headstone. Information on footstone. Row 8.
  57. Hampton, Calhoun W.   (b. 23 Dec 1884 - d. 9 Feb 1936)
      • Family headstone. Information on footstone. Row 8.
  58. Hampton, Ella Wilkie   (b. 9 Feb 1884 - d. 7 Apr 1955)
      • Family headstone. Information on footstone. Row 8.
  59. Hart, Sallie Bell   (b. 1817 - d. 1887)
      • "Gone but not forgotten". Flat. Row 7.
  60. Hart, Samuel D.   (b. 1 Sep 1885 - d. 11 Jan 1899)
      • "Tread softly for an angel doth guard the silent dust and we can safely leave our boy darling in His trust". Old. Row 1.
  61. Hart, Wesley D.   (b. 6 May 1838 - d. 6 Feb 1906)
      • "Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord". Old. Row 1.
  62. Hatch, Frances M.   (b. 26 Sep 1845 - d. 30 Jul 1933)
      • Wife of O. J. Hatch. "I have fought the good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith". Old. Row 2.
  63. Hatch, Job Anderson   (b. 13 Jul 1877 - d. 28 Jan 1900)
      • Son of O. J. and Frances M. Hatch. Old. Row 2.
  64. Hatch, Mary   (b. 27 Jun 1887 - d. 1 Jun 1890)
      • Daughter of O. J. and Frances M. Hatch. Small. Row 2.
  65. Hatch, O. J.   (b. 17 Mar 1846 - d. 24 Feb 1913)
      • Husband of Frances M. Hatch. Old. Row 2.
  66. Hatch, W. W.   (b. 11 Feb 1869 - d. 6 Nov 1934)
      • "Dearest Brother thou has left us, here that loss we deeply feel but 'tis God that has bereft us, He can all our sorrows heal". Old. Row 2.
  67. Hilliard, Annie Leota   (b. Unknown - d. 16 Apr 1904)
      • Infant of W. E. and M. A. Hilliard. "Budded on earth to bloom in Heaven". Old. Row 5.
  68. Hilliard, Vernie   (b. 14 Jun 1902 - d. 14 Jun 1903)
      • Son of W. E. and M. A. Hilliard. "Asleep in Jesus". Small, old. Row 5.
  69. Lowdermilk, Catherine Heart   (b. 31 Dec 1845 - d. 13 Nov 1926)
      • "In Loving Remembrance". Old. Row 1.
  70. Morris, J. J.   (b. 3 Jan 1880 - d. 6 Dec 1905)
      • "Our dear boy". 4' Obelisk. Row 6.
  71. Morris, Sallie C.   (b. 26 Jun 1863 - d. 16 Aug 1918)
      • Wife of M. F. Morris. "Rest Mother rest in quiet sleep while friends in sorrow o'er thee weep". 6' Obelisk. Row 6.
  72. Oldham, Mary Della   (b. 31 Jul 1905 - d. 18 Feb 1907)
      • Daughter of W. C. and L. E. Oldham. "Budded on earth to bloom in Heaven". Small. Row 9.
  73. Patterson, Julia Ann   (b. 11 Dec 1824 - d. 28 Aug 1889)
      • Wife of Isaac Patterson. "In memory of". Old. Row 5.
  74. Patterson, Mallie V.   (b. 22 May 1854 - d. 9 Jan 1906)
      • Daughter of Isaac and Julie Patterson. "At Rest". 4' pedestal - east side. Row 9.
  75. Phillips, Emma J.   (b. 12 Sep 1829 - d. 2 Oct 1891)
      • Wife of N. B. Phillips. Old. Row 7.
  76. Phillips, Ernest J.   (b. 22 Sep 1900 - d. 21 Nov 1900)
      • Son of M. L. and M. A. Phillips. "God's will not ours is done". Old. Row 4.
  77. Phillips, Infant   (b. 3 Jun 1913 - d. 3 Jun 1913)
      • Infant daughter of T. L. and E. M. Phillips. "Gone but not forgotten". Old diamond. Row 6.
  78. Phillips, Infant   (b. 23 Apr 1906 - d. Unknown)
      • Infant son of G. M. and E. J. Phillips. Old diamond. Row 7.
  79. Phillips, Infant   (b. 6 Feb 1909 - d. 6 Feb 1909)
      • Infant of D. F. and Lessie E. Phillips. Old. Row 8.
  80. Phillips, Lessie E.   (b. 9 Apr 1891 - d. 15 May 1910)
      • Wife of D. F. Phillips. 3' pedestal. Row 9.
  81. Phillips, Martha A.   (b. 19 Nov 1841 - d. 12 Feb 1916)
      • "In love she lived, in peace she died". Old. Row 5.
  82. Phillips, Martha D.   (b. 29 Sep 1862 - d. 21 Jul 1910)
      • Wife of Noah L. Phillips. "No pain no grief no anxiety, no fear can reach our loved ones sleeping here". 5' pedestal. Row 8.
  83. Phillips, N. B.   (b. 14 Sep 1832 - d. 7 Oct 1895)
      • Husband of Emma J. Phillips. Old. Row 7.
  84. Phillips, Noah   (b. 14 Sep 1832 - d. 7 Oct 1895)
      • NC Pvt Co A 5 Regt NC Inf CSA. Military marker. Footstone: Bronze Military. Row 7.
  85. Phillips, Noah L.   (b. 18 May 1862 - d. 25 Oct 1937)
      • Husband of Martha D. Phillips. Row 8.
  86. Smith, Amanda Jane   (b. 8 Sep 1863 - d. 9 Mar 1927)
      • Wife of D. R. Smith. "Mother". Row 5.
  87. Smith, Bennie G.   (b. 2 May 1897 - d. 20 Jun 1897)
      • Old. Row 6.
  88. Smith, Felton C.   (b. 15 Aug 1897 - d. 29 Jan 1945)
      • Husband of Lessie S. Smith. Double headstone. Footstone: FCS. Row 10.
  89. Smith, Hugh   (b. 5 Dec 1854 - d. 29 Jun 1919)
      • Husband of Sheba Ann Smith. "Gone but not forgotten". Double headstone. Row 8.
  90. Smith, Joseph Van   (b. 14 Nov 1886 - d. 1 Jul 1907)
      • Old. Row 6.
  91. Smith, Lessie S.   (b. 11 Mar 1899 - d. 23 Dec 1991)
      • Wife of Felton C. Smith. Double headstone. Footstone: LSS. Row 10.
  92. Smith, M. E.   (b. 3 May 1888 - d. 6 May 1888)
      • Daughter of Brooks and M. M. Smith. Old diamond. Row 5.
  93. Smith, M. M.   (b. 10 Jun 1861 - d. 26 Sep 1894)
      • Wife of Brooks Smith. Old. Row 5.
  94. Smith, Margaritta M.   (b. 10 Jul 1855 - d. 19 Apr 1911)
      • Wife of Brooks Smith. "For my Lord Jesus has died and I have died in Thee". 3' granite. Row 9.
  95. Smith, Martha A.   (b. 8 May 1830 - d. 12 Aug 1905)
      • Wife of Bazzel T. Smith. Small. Row 9.
  96. Smith, Mary J.   (b. 18 May 1862 - d. 28 Jun 1897)
      • Wife of German Smith. "Her life was beauty, truth, goodness and love". Old. Row 6.
  97. Smith, Millard C.   (b. 27 Sep 1903 - d. 15 Jun 1904)
      • Son of R. T. Smith. 5' pedestal - south side. Footstone: MCS. Row 8.
  98. Smith, Nora O.   (b. 22 Mar 1908 - d. 1 Oct 1908)
      • Daughter of R. T. Smith. 5' pedestal - north side. Row 8.
  99. Smith, Oscar V.   (b. 24 Apr 1884 - d. 13 Apr 1908)
      • Son of Hugh and Sheba Ann Smith. "Oh ye strangers passing by, As ye are now so once was I, As I am now so you must be, prepare for death and follow me.". 3' pedestal. Row 8.
  100. Smith, Oscar Van   (b. 24 Jan 1921 - d. 11 Aug 1969)
      • NC Pvt US Army WWII. Flat military marker. Row 10.
  101. Smith, R. L.   (b. 19 Jul 1867 - d. 8 Jun 1909)
      • "In love he lived, in peace he died, his life was asked but God denied" "In memory of Father and Husband". 5' pedestal - west side. Row 8.
  102. Smith, Sheba Ann   (b. 3 Nov 1861 - d. 19 Nov 1932)
      • Wife of Hugh Smith. "Gone but not forgotten". Double headstone. Row 8.
  103. Smith, William   (b. Unknown - d. 26 Jul 1934)
      • Ref: Co. Home Register, p. 13.
  104. Tally, Hugh T.   (b. 20 May 1901 - d. 22 Nov 1907)
      • Son of V. and Essie Tally. Old. Row 6.
  105. Thomas, Della C.   (b. 4 Aug 1904 - d. 26 Aug 1904)
      • Daughter of J. D. and Ida Hart Thomas. "Budded on earth to bloom in Heaven". Old, with lamb. Row 7.
  106. Thomas, Margaret   (b. 15 Jan 1826 - d. 24 Feb 1910)
      • Wife of Samuel Thomas. "Father and Mother". Double headstone. Row 9.
  107. Thomas, Samuel   (b. 21 Jul 1824 - d. 1 Nov 1908)
      • Husband of Margaret Thomas. "Father and Mother". Double headstone. Row 9.
  108. W., G. P.   (b. Unknown - d. Unknown)
      • Small, old. Row 6.
  109. Wilkerson, Esther L. Womble   (b. 1868 - d. 1950)
      • Wife of Thomas B. Wilkerson. Double headstone. Row 1.
  110. Wilkerson, Grace B.   (b. 20 Jul 1905 - d. 25 Sep 1909)
      • Daughter of Thomas B. and Esther L. Womble Wilkerson. "Budded on earth to bloom in Heaven". Old. Row 1.
  111. Wilkerson, Thomas B.   (b. 1872 - d. 1924)
      • Husband of Esther L. Womble Wilkerson. Double headstone. column 1.
  112. Wilkie, D. F.   (b. Unknown - d. 22 Oct 1904)
      • Husband of Nancy S. Wilkie. Old. Row 7.
  113. Wilkie, E. F.   (b. 14 Sep 1880 - d. 11 Feb 1906)
      • Son of D. F. and Nancy S. Wilkie. "God gave. He took. He will restore. He doeth all things well". Old. Row 7.
  114. Wilkie, Minnie L.   (b. 20 Aug 1876 - d. 27 Dec 1894)
      • Daughter of D. F. and Nancy S. Wilkie. Old. Row 7.
  115. Wilkie, Mossie E. Smith   (b. 10 May 1880 - d. 11 Nov 1908)
      • Wife of C. H. Wilkie. 5' heart. Row 8.
  116. Wilkie, Nancy S.   (b. 23 Sep 1848 - d. 15 Jun 1919)
      • Wife of D. F. Wilkie. "She was kind to everybody and died reading kind words when she was taken to her restful sleep forever more". Old. Row 7.
  117. Wilkie, Sarah A.   (b. 30 May 1872 - d. 30 May 1893)
      • Daughter of D. F. and Nancy S. Wilkie. Old. Row 7.
  118. Wilkie, Sarah A.   (b. 8 Jul 1844 - d. 5 May 1919)
      • 6' tall. Row 9.
  119. Wilson, Clatie Smith   (b. 28 Dec 1882 - d. 4 Apr 1919)
      • 2nd Wife of Thomas H. Wilson. Flat. Row 5.
  120. Wilson, Manie   (b. 17 Jun 1883 - d. 31 Jun 1906)
      • 1st Wife of Thomas H. Wilson. Old. Row 5.
  121. Wilson, Thelma J.   (b. 18 Feb 1913 - d. 13 Feb 1919)
      • Daughter of Thomas H. and Clatie Smith Wilson. "Asleep in Jesus". Old. Row 5.
  122. Wilson, Thomas H.   (b. 10 Jun 1873 - d. 5 Nov 1960)
      • Husband of Manie and Clatie Smith Wilson. Row 5.
  123. Womble, G. W.   (b. 29 Jan 1832 - d. 26 Aug 1904)
      • Husband of Lydia J. Womble. Old. Row 7.
  124. Womble, George P.   (b. Unknown - d. Unknown)
      • Son of Clayton J. Womble. Old. Row 7.
  125. Womble, Lydia J.   (b. 11 Mar 1831 - d. 17 May 1918)
      • Widow of G. W. Womble. Old. Row 7.
  126. Womble, Millie S.   (b. 1874 - d. 25 Jan 1899)
      • Wife of Peter Womble. Old. Row 7.


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