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482    BURNS, ELISHA [R01.1]

      Location - Gulf Township. 0.14 mile west of SR 2153, Rosser Road, north of private easement that leaves Rosser Rd. almost opposite SR 2154, Taylors Chapel Road.

      Coordinates: 35d 37m 04.1s N; 79d 14m 10.2s W Click here for Google maps

      In 1963, Lois Sugg Willett, Guilford Battle Chapter, DAR, Greensboro, North Carolina, page 20, recorded one grave marker, and 14 other graves marked with field stones. In 1972, Harold Broughton, page 39, recorded one grave marker. Mike Tysor provided information from other records in 2004, and photographed the site in Sep 2010. Tysor confirmed that there are at least 15 graves.

      View #2 of the cemetery. View #3 of the cemetery. View #4 of the cemetery.

      Owner: None listed.
      Legal Description: parcel 71777, deed book 579/69, plat 95-309.
      Topo Quadrant: Colon.
      Family owned: Yes.
      Abandoned: Yes.
      Number of graves: 15+.
      Cemetery size: 0.164 acre.
      White: Yes.
      Unrestricted access: Yes.
      Enclosed: Yes.
      Markers: Yes.
      Markers with inscriptions: Yes.
      Number of readable markers: 5.
      Last burial: 1925.
      First burial: 1862.
      Listed: Yes.
      Listed explanation: 1963, Lois Sugg Willett, Guilford Battle Chapter, DAR, p. 20; 1972, W. Harold Broughton, p. 39.

      Significant events: Elisha Burns was a Civil War veteran..

      Last canvassed by: Lois Sugg Willett, 1963; Harold Broughton. Date: 1972; Mike Tysor, 2010.


  1. Burns, Elisha   (b. 11 Oct 1841 - d. 25 Jun 1862)
      • Son of Alvis and Henrietta Burns. Co G 48th Rgt NCT. "Volunteered in Co. G 48th Rgt. N.C.T. and was killed in the Battle of Seven Pines, near Richmond, Va." "There's consolation for the brave/ Eisha fills an honored grave/ But sweet reflection yet is given/ The hope we have to meet in Heaven." Signed Lauder, Fayett. Material marble. Condition good. Another view of the marker. Footstone marker.
  2. Tysor, Emily   (b. Sep 1889 - d. Sep 1889)
      • Daughter of Robert Lee and Katie Johnson McKay Tysor. Twin of Emma Tysor. Material fieldstone. Condition fair. Another view of the marker.
  3. Tysor, Emma   (b. Sep 1889 - d. Sep 1889)
      • Daughter of Robert Lee and Katie Johnson McKay Tysor. Twin of Emily Tysor. Material fieldstone. Condition fair. Another view of the marker.
  4. Tysor, Joe Thomas   (b. 29 Jan 1925 - d. 29 Jan 1925)
      • Son of Hiram Chapin and Mary Cullom Tysor. From death certificate. Twin of Mary Lucile Tysor. Material fieldstone. Condition fair. Another view of the marker.
  5. Tysor, Mary Lucile   (b. 29 Jan 1925 - d. 29 Jan 1925)
      • Daughter of Hiram Chapin and Mary Cullom Tysor. From death certificate. Twin of Joe Thomas Tysor. Material fieldstone. Condition fair. Another view of the marker.


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