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547    COTTEN [T53.1]

      Location - Cape Fear Township. End of SR 1917, Truth Road, 0.7 mile north of NC 42

      Coordinates: 35d 33m 23.0s N; 78d 57m 19.0s W Click here for Google maps

      In 1984 Martha Harrington reported (in Kathy Brooks Harris, Buffalo Creek Chronicles, Vol. I) ten gravesites marked with fieldstones and enclosed by cinderblock wall. This information was confirmed by Jerry Cotten.

      Owner: Cotton Family.
      Topo Quadrant: Cokesbury.
      Family owned: Yes.
      Abandoned: Yes.
      Number of graves: 10.
      Unrestricted access: Yes.
      Overgrown and not easy to identify: Yes.
      Enclosed: Yes.
      Enclosed explanation: Cinder block wall.
      Enclosed conditions: Good.
      Markers: Yes.
      Listed: Yes.
      Listed explanation: Kathy Brooks Jones, "Buffalo Creek Chronicles," Vol. I, 1984, p. 32.
      Miscellaneous information: Canvasser did not enter graveyard because of briars.
      Last canvassed by: Martha Harrington. Date: Feb 1984.

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