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426    PHILLIPS, HIRAM [P63.1]

      Location - Bear Creek Township. 0.2 mile east of SR 2319, Hoyte Scott Road, 0.3 mile north of SR 2314, Mert McManess Road

      Coordinates: 35d 32m 43.0s N; 79d 27m 27.0s W Click here for Google maps

      In 1989, Wayne Phillips reported 18 graves with 9 grave markers legible.

      Owner: Dabney Phillips.
      Legal Description: Deed 330-228, 10 Nov 1966.
      Topo Quadrant: Bear Creek.
      Family owned: Yes.
      Abandoned: Yes.
      Number of graves: 18.
      Cemetery size: 75' x 75'.
      White: Yes.
      Restricted access: Yes. On private property, hardly accessibile
      Poorly maintained: Yes.
      Not identified explanation: In grove of trees in middle of cornfield. Accessible only in winter..
      Enclosed: Yes.
      Enclosed explanation: Fence.
      Enclosed conditions: Fair.
      Markers: Yes.
      Markers with inscriptions: Yes.
      Number of readable markers: 9.
      Last burial: 1943.
      First burial: 1852.
      Markers damaged: Yes.
      Significant events: Near Phillips-Manness House, listed by Rachel Osborn and Ruth Selden-Sturgill in "The Architectural Heritage of Chatham Co., North Carolina," 1991, p. 214..
      Last canvassed by: Wayne Phillips (1989) / Will Heiser. Date: 3 Feb 1992.

  1. Moon, Jerry   (b. 1818 - d. 1875)
      • "In Memory".
  2. Moon, Mary   (b. Unknown - d. Unknown)
  3. Oldham, Estie Scott   (b. 1888 - d. 1919)
  4. Phillips, Basil Manly   (b. 24 Apr 1849 - d. 26 Jun 1852)
      • Son of II and Nancy Phillips. "In Memory".
  5. Phillips, Hiram   (b. 2 Aug 1817 - d. 24 Nov 1862)
      • "Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord". Marker made by Lauder Fayett.
  6. Phillips, Miley   (b. 12 Dec 1868 - d. 5 Jul 1908)
      • Wife of C. C. Phillips. "To my wife Miley".
  7. Scott, J. A.   (b. 16 Oct 1850 - d. 4 Jul 1934)
  8. Scott, Nancy   (b. 1853 - d. 1943)
  9. Scott, Sarah   (b. 22 Apr 1852 - d. 7 Mar 1892)

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