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255    PROCTOR-VICKERS

      Located at 1833 James Street in Durham City. NE corner of James ST and Nation Ave.

      Coordinates: 35d 58m 39.0s N; 78d 55m 34.0s W Click here for Google maps

      This cemetery once had about one acre which held more than 60 graves. In 2017 it has been shrunken down to less than one-tenth acre. It is abandoned and overgrown. The earliest burial is 1865 and the last known burial was December 1882. Many of the tombstones and markers have been moved. There are seven legible markers for the first wife of William Gaston Vickers and six of their children.

      Canvassed by Linda Skinner, Phillip Skinner and Mildred Vickers Peed on 2 Nov 1991.

      Proctor and Vickers family graveyard was at the corner of James and Fir Streets. (Fir Street was renamed to Sourwood Street and then renamed to Nation Avenue). Deed from Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Christian to F. A. Ward, Book 42 Page 48, setting aside one acre for family graveyard to be surveyed. This tract adjoins the land of Marion Vickers and G. C. Farthing.


  1. Chisenhall, Davis   (b. - d. )
      • Husband of Nancy Proctor Chisenhall
  2. Chisenhall, James   (b. - d. )
      • Son of Davis & Nancy Chisenhall. Husband of Kinsey Chisenhall.
  3. Chisenhall, Kinsey   (b. - d. )
      • Wife of James Chisenhall.
  4. Chisenhall, Martha Gilliam   (b. - d. )
      • Daughter of James and Kinsey Chisenhall
  5. Chisenhall, Mary Gainey   (b. - d. )
      • Daughter of James and Kinsey Chisenhall
  6. Chisenhall, Nancy Proctor   (b. - d. )
      • Wife of Davis Chisenhall
  7. Markham, Levi   (b. - d. )
      • Husband of Sarah C. Markham.
  8. Markham, Sarah Chisenhall   (b. - d. )
      • Daughter of James and Kinsey Chisenhall. Wife of Levi Markham.
  9. Melvin, (Babies)   (b. - d. )
      • Two infants of A.C. Melvin and Wife Laura Vickers Melvin.
  10. Proctor, Kin   (b. - d. )
  11. Vickers, (Babies)   (b. - d. )
      • Four infants of William Gaston and Genora A. Vickers (G.A. is the second Wife of William Gaston).
  12. Vickers, (Baby)   (b. - d. )
      • Child of W.G. and Nancy E. Vickers. Still born.
  13. Vickers, Mary Alice   (b. - d. )
      • Daughter of W.G. and Nancy E. Vickers. 6 years old.
  14. Vickers, Minnie G.   (b. - d. )
      • Daughter of W.G. and Nancy E. Vickers.
  15. Vickers, Nancy Emily Chisenhall   (b. 29 Jul 1838 - d. 1 Dec 1882)
      • First Wife of William Gaston Vickers. Daughter of Davis Chisenhall and Nancy Proctor. Headstone reads: Nannie E. Wife of W.G. Vickers, born July 29, 1838, died Dec. 1, 1882, 44 Y's, 4 M's, 2 days, A good Wife, loving mother and kind neighbor. This world is not my home. My home is in heaven. Blessed are the dead that ---- in the Lord.
  16. Vickers, Richard Dennis   (b. - d. )
      • Son of W.G. and Nancy E. Vickers. 4 years old.
  17. Vickers, Rosa G.   (b. - d. )
      • Daughter of W.G. and Nancy E. Vickers.
  18. Vickers, Thomas Edward   (b. - d. )
      • Son of W.G. and Nancy E. Vickers. 11 years old.


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