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553    SCURLOCK [K13.1]

      Location - Center Township. In woods behind residence at 98 Kinston Scurlock Rd, but not on that property. Graveyard is in the woods behind the shed in the back.

      Coordinates: 35d 43m 34.0s N; 79d 12m 37.0s W Click here for Google maps

      Owner: Josie S. Alston Estate.
      Legal Description: DB BR, p. 406 parcel 6196, 10.7 acres sold 16 Dec 1886 by R.R. Ihrie to Patrick and Lucy Scurlock.
      Topo Quadrant: Pittsboro Code K.
      Family owned: Yes.
      Abandoned: Yes.
      Number of graves: 13.
      Cemetery size: 25' x 50'.
      Black: Yes.
      Restricted access: Yes. Private Property
      Overgrown and easy to identify: Yes.
      Enclosed: Yes.
      Enclosed explanation: Deteriorating quartz wall about 1.5 feet high on east side, turning a short distance along the south boundary.
      Enclosed conditions: Appears that wall was higher and that stones have been knocked off the top and are lying outside the east boundary.
      Markers: Yes.
      Markers with inscriptions: Yes.
      Number of readable markers: 6.
      Last burial: 1918.
      First burial: 1885.
      Markers damaged: Yes.
      Other damage explanation: one inscribed stone on ground, off base.
      Hazards: Neglect. Nearby dead tree could damage stones. Adjacent property has been logged..
      Last canvassed by: Jane Pyle, J&B Wiggins. Date: 18 Feb 2007.

  1. Degraphenread, Kate   (b. 15 Apr 1880 - d. 12 Jul 1905)
      • wife of Spencer Degraphenread (on stone). f.s.: no markings/broken. Budded on earth fo bloom in Heaven. 3rd inscribed stone from south boundary. Location row 1.
  2. Harris, Darkes   (b. 9 Jun 1862 - d. 2 Oct 1902)
      • wife of Devit Harris (on stone). f.s.: D.H. Gone but not forgotten. 4th inscribed stone from south boundary. h.s.: on ground, off base Unusual fern pattern on diamond-shaped h.s. Row 1.
  3. Scurlock, John   (b. 20 Nov 1908 - d. 12 Jan 1909)
      • son of John & Patti Scurlock (on stone). He shall gather the lambs in his arms. first marked stone from south boundary. Row 2.
  4. Scurlock, Lucian   (b. 25 Jan 1820 - d. 10 Feb 1885)
      • son of S.P. and L.F. Scurlock (on stone). f.s.: L.S. Forever with the Lord. 2nd incribed stone from south boundary. Row 1.
  5. Scurlock, Lucy   (b. Nov 1837 - d. 1 Nov 1918)
      • f.s.: with initials L. S.; large high-relief rose. Death is the crown of life. Row 2.
  6. Scurlock, William   (b. 2 Nov 1864 - d. 31 Oct 1885)
      • son of S.P. and L.F. Scurlock (on stone). f.s.: W. S. Gone but not forgotten. first inscribed stone from south boundary. Row 1.

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