Reported Cemeteries Not
If you will volunteer
to find and survey, and possibly photograph, any of the following cemeteries,
please contact Cemetery Census for details: Cemetery Census
- Scoggin Family -
3 graves - 1801 Liberty Street near Raynor Street. (City Tax Map 151).
- Proctor Graves reported
on Driver Ave. near Railroad. Near old cotton mill and Garland Woodcraft
and box company.
- Riley Vickers Cemetery.
Murphy Street off E. Pettigrew. 2 blocks north of Alston Ave. on the left.
- Holloway Graves.
East on 70 Bypass just before it intersects with Miami. Blvd. Looks like
an access Rd. on the north side of 70 (Carr Rd., Barnes & Taft St.; are
just off this road.) Go to end of Carr Road. There is a little white Church.
Side Credle says the graves there are Holloway graves.
- According to a 1930
map drawn by a resident John H. Spransy there was a cemetery on North
Street approx. 2 lots south of Monmouth Ave. Cemetery appeared to be on
the east side of North Street.
- Old Ellis Grove Church-Holman
Family in Argonne Hills back of Argonne Drive. Contact: Mrs. S. D, McPherson
489-3162 who has specific location.
- Glennview Cemetery
on Highway 55 South at Riddle Road intersection. Owned by Mickey Micheaux
- Belvin Cemetery on
east side of old Oxford Road beyond Bragtown School.
- Gulley & Coley Cemetery.
Take 98 to 3 miles past Neal School, turn right on Coley Road, go about
2 miles and turn off to dirt road that goes to graveyard. Where Union
Grove Church used to be - terribly grown up.
- Bayleaf Graves. Wake
Forest Road to Nichols Road turn right. Go 1 mile to dirt road then 1/4
mile to old frame house. Anthony Lopez, Sr. 596-5722 has lived there 50
years. Says dirt road was named Lopez Road.
- Indian Graves. Anthony
Lopez Sr- 596-5722 reported what be believed to be Indian graves in the
woods north of his house. Follow directions in #11
- Clayton Cemetery.
Go down Andrews Chapel Road almost to end, turn right and almost at the
end of this road on the right is the cemetery.
- Link Graveyard. No
white people except Susan Link, mother of Katherine Link Dunnagan. Behind
Continental Drive just off the buried cable line. Contact Felton Dunnagan
- Sally & Fanny Horner
Graves on the Bunch Place on the left side of Winkler Road. Contact: Felton
- Mrs. Joe Dunnagan
and one child buried in graves in woods behind Ben Ellis place on Guess
Road. Graves are in woods belonging to Alma Hunt about 100 feet from a
field. Contact: Felton Dunnagan 383-1849.
- Kimball Grave. Guess
Road just before Ht. Lebanon Primitive Baptist Church. Grave is in the
woods almost directly behind the last house on the left before the church.
Contact: Felton Dunnagan 383-1849
- Sandlewood Drive
off Roxboro Road in the backyard of Chip Chesson's house Chesson's phone
- Lipscomb Graves at
Mason and Roxboro Roads on property owned by Drink Holleman. Known as
Lipscomb Grove and the Old Mason Place.
- New Red Mountain
Baptist Church, Mangum Township, Cemetery beside church. On Red Mountain
Road about two-tenths of a mile east of the intersection with Moore's
Hill Road. Cemetery probably has over 300 graves. Need to contact church
before entering cemetery.
- Laws Family Cemetery.
Off Poole Road, take a left at 1st paved road - Harris Road SR 1469, cemetery
is located on left side of road.
- Crabtree Cemetery
- From Red Mountain Road about 2 miles east of Rougemont, turn north on
Moore's Hill Road, go about 1/2 mile to John Crabtree Homeplace
- Blalock Cemetery
- on Blalock Road north of Orange Factory about 1 1/2 miles on land now
belonging to Tom Poole. (The old Taylor Duke place - the birthplace of
Washington Duke). About 10 graves probably grown up - about 300 yds. north
of Tom Poole's residence.
- Glenn Cemetery -
on edge of Person County along Moore's Mill Road. About 1 1/2 miles north
of Moore's Mill, on old Glenn Farm. Few graves - all grown up.
- Teasley Cemetery
- approximately 10 visible graves at the Teasley Homeplace. Located off
Roxboro Road. Turn right opposide the road that turns off Roxboro Road
to South Lowell.
- Vaughan Cemetery
- Go from Ellis Chapel Road to Caasam Tilley Road, turn right; and go
about 1 1/2 miles. On the right a few graves with no markers. Abandoned
- Umstead Cemetery
- At Jethro Umstead place on Old Oxford Road. About 1 mile on the left
after the sharp curve, 1/2 mile beyond Flat River about 20 graves.
- Wheeler Cemetery
- On Old Oxford Road about l mile after crossing Flat River just as you
leave the sharp curve - on right is the cemetery beside the Macon Wheeler
house. About 12 graves.
- Jim Ellis Cemetery
- at the hone place just off Sam Hall Road to right going from Bahama-Moriah
Road. Turn left after Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church go about 1/4 mile.
On the left is the old Jesse Mangum place and the old cemetery, and about
500 yards further on the right is the road to the Jim Homeplace and cemetery.
- Cemetery 800 feet
(as the crow flies) south of Red Mountain Road SR 1471 and 1500+ feet
west of the intersection of SR 1471 and SR 1605-Moriah Road. Listed #3
on Lake Michie Quadrangle - NE/4 Durham, North 15', Latitude 36d 13m 30s
Longitude 78d 52m 10s.
OAK GROVE TOWNSHIP:
- Ferrell Cemetery
at the Dog Pound on Jefferies Road.
- Glenn Cemetery on
Joyner Road - 1st road past Glenn School.
- Going west on Pickett
Road at the 15-5O1 Bypass there is a graveyard. It is near the home of
Lavester Hall, 3008 Pickett Road.
- Cemetery off old
Barbee (Old Apex) Road SR 1100 where it intersects with SR 1103 (also
known as Scott King Road). Northeast of intersection about 200 yards.
Three graves with metal fence around, partially torn down. Contact: Lowrie
Beacham, 5720 Williamsburg Tray, Parkwood 544-3974. Turn off Old Barbee
(Old Apex) Road - These remains were reinterred at O'Kelley's chapel in
- On Alston Ave. about
3/4 mile from Loves Grove School on the other side of the highway is an
old graveyard containing graves of Confederate veterans.
Road directly across from Blue Stone Estate; and Blue Stone Drive. About
600 ft. from Carpenter-Flectcher Road on the north side. Reported by Jerry
L. Hunt, Surveyor.
- Markham Cemetery-Morrisville
Area. At Shiloh Baptist Church on 54 turn right. At county sign turn left.
Buried back before they freed slaves about 10 feet from Durham-Wake County
line. Contact: Frank Burgess, Kitts Creek Road. 544-3152.
- Markham Memorial
Gardens on the north side of Trenton Road near Farrington Road. The cemetery
office is located at 3510 University Dr, Durham, NC (919-489-9128).
Last revised 20 April 2008