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554    FINCH [K84.1]

      Location - Oakland Township. In pasture of 320 Glynnis Creek Road

      Coordinates: 35d 38m 18.0s N; 79d 11m 43.0s W Click here for Google maps

      Owner: Eduardo C. Ubinas.
      Legal Description: Deed Book 1122, p. 78 (2004) parcel 60234.
      Topo Quadrant: Pittsboro.
      Family owned: Yes.
      Abandoned: Yes.
      Number of graves: 3.
      Cemetery size: 15'x15'.
      White: Yes.
      Restricted access: Yes. Private property
      Overgrown and easy to identify: Yes.
      Enclosed: No.
      Markers: Yes.
      Number of readable markers: 0.
      Significant events: Local tradition has it that Edward and Sally Finch, brother and sister, are buried here, along with hired hand Ephraim Ellington, whose murderer was lynched in 1885.

      Miscellaneous information: Formerly wooded area has been cleared for pasture, leaving a circular area with two clearly identifiable gravesites, one sunken area with two fieldstone headstones and one fieldstone footstone, and a second sunken area with a fieldstone headstone..

      Last canvassed by: Sylvia Outley (owner) and Jane Pyle. Date: 1 Oct 2006.


  1. Ellington, Ephraim   (b. c.1867 - d. 4 Jul 1885)
      • fieldstone: Data from local tradition and title trail.
  2. Finch, Edward   (b. c.1810 - d. 4 Jul 1885)
      • brother. fieldstone: Data from local tradition and title trail.
  3. Finch, Sally   (b. c.1800 - d. 4 Jul 1885)
      • sister. fieldstone: Data from local tradition and title trail.


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