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489    TYSOR, JORDAN [R00.2]

      Location - Gulf Township. One mile west of SR 2153, Rosser Road, 0.36 mile north of Horse Branch Rd.

      Coordinates: 35d 36m 49.9s N; 79d 15m 11.1s W Click here for Google maps

      In 1972, Harold W. Broughton recorded 4 grave markers. In February 1991, Francis O. Johnson the same 4 grave markers. Mike Tysor provided information in 2004 and photographed the site in 2010.

      View #2 of the cemetery. View #3 of the cemetery. View #4 of the cemetery. View #5 of the cemetery.

      Owner: Frank Pattishall; previously Mabel Oldham Lemons.
      Legal Description: Parcel 10131. Deed book 800/387; plat 19-53 (cemetery not shown).
      Topo Quadrant: Colon.
      Family owned: Yes.
      Abandoned: Yes.
      Number of graves: 8.
      Cemetery size: 50' x 50'.
      White: Yes.
      Restricted access: Yes. Private property
      Poorly maintained: Yes.
      Overgrown and easy to identify: Yes.
      Enclosed: No.
      Enclosed explanation: Originally had wood fence, now decayed.
      Markers: Yes.
      Markers with inscriptions: Yes.
      Number of readable markers: 4.
      Last burial: 1895.
      First burial: 1847.
      Markers damaged: Yes.
      Other damage explanation: Time and the elements.
      Listed: Yes.
      Listed explanation: Harold Broughton, 1972, p. 38.

      Other information: Mike Tysor and his brother Reid Tysor care for this site. This site previously miscoded as R10.1. Mike Tysor provided location information.

      Last canvassed by: Harold Broughton, 1972; Frances Oldham Johnson, 4 Mar 1991; Mike Tysor, 2004 and Sep 2010.

  1. Tysor, Eddie Lee   (b. 1864 - d. 18 Sep 1864)
      • Son of Edwin L. and Julia A. (Tyson) Tysor. "Little Eddie lives in the sky, where worlds in ceaseless beauty lie." Aged 4 months and 20 days." Little Eddie's father, Edwin L. was a Lt. in Civil War, and Sheriff of Chatham Co. (Broughton, 1972, p. 38). Edwin L. was son of Jordan, Sr., and Lucy Ann (Poe) Tysor. Original marker.
  2. Tysor, James L.   (b. 8 Sep 1830 - d. 27 Dec 1847)
      • Son of Jordan, Sr., and Lucy Ann (Poe) Tysor. "Their son James L." on small stone. Large stone also has TYSOR, name and dates.
  3. Tysor, Jordan, Sr.   (b. 1 May 1797 - d. 29 Jan 1895)
      • Husband of Lucy Ann (Poe) Tysor. Son of Lewis and Susannah.Harris Tysor. Large stone with TYSOR, name and dates. His wife Lucy A. and son, James L. Jordan on footstone. Jordan Tysor was oldest child of Lewis and Susannah (Harris) Tysor.
  4. Tysor, Lucy Ann (Poe)   (b. 22 May 1792 - d. 13 Aug 1853)
      • Wife of Jordan Tysor. Daughter of Jesse, Sr., and Charity (Patterson) Poe. "His Wife. Lucy A." on small marble stone; TYSOR, name and dates on large marble stone.

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