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533    MIMS [T22.1]

      Location - Cape Fear Township. 3,500 feet east of SR 1912, Christian Chapel Church Road, 0.5 mile south of SR 1913, Wake County Road

      Coordinates: 35d 35m 24.0s N; 78d 58m 28.0s W Click here for Google maps

      In February 1984, Martha Harrington recorded 2 grave markers and 15 field stones. In 1984 Kathy Brooks Jones Buffalo Creek Chronicles, Vol. I, page 88 recorded this cemetery. On 9 Mar 1992, Will M. Heiser tried unsuccessfully to locate the cemetery.

      Owner: Carolina Power and Light Co..
      Legal Description: Cemetery is on 102.5 acre Dower Lot of J. H. Mims described in Deed Book BK-248, 1883. Adjacent 374.5 acre L.H. Mims Place described in Deed Book KU-35, 11 July 1951, James Avery Mims, et al., to Halifax Paper Co..
      Topo Quadrant: Cokesbury.
      Family owned: Yes.
      Abandoned: Yes.
      Number of graves: 17.
      White: Yes.
      Restricted access: Yes. Will M. Heiser couldn't locate on 9 March 1992
      Overgrown and not easy to identify: Yes.
      Enclosed: No.
      Markers: Yes.
      Markers with inscriptions: Yes.
      Number of readable markers: 2.
      Last burial: 1911.
      First burial: 1901.
      Markers damaged: Yes.
      Listed: Yes.
      Listed explanation: Kathy Brooks Jones, "Buffalo Creek Chronicles," Vol. I, 1984, p. 88..
      Significant events: Genealogy of Mims Family on pages 30-32 of "Yesteryear," 1982, by Martha Harrington.
      Miscellaneous information: Will M. Heiser could not locate cemetery on 9 March 1992.
      Last canvassed by: Martha Harrington (Feb 1984) / Will M. Heiser. Date: 9 Mar 1992.

  1. Mims, Ervin Thomas   (b. 26 Nov 1905 - d. 5 Apr 1911)
      • Son of Thomas Y. and Fannie (Harris) Mims. Ref: Buffalo Creek Chronicles, Vol I, p. 88, Kathy Brooks Jones, 1984; map p.175, #198 Ref: Harrington "Yesterday" pp. 31-32.
  2. Mims, James Ernest   (b. 23 Aug 1901 - d. 2 Jan 1905)
      • Son of Thomas Y. and Fannie (Harris) Mims. Ref: "Buffalo Creek Chronicles, Vol.I, "1984, Kathy Brooks Jones, p.88; map p.175 #198 Ref: Harrington "Yesterday" pp. 31-32.

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