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327    HESTER FAMILY (Hwy 96)

      Location - off Hwy 96 about 8 miles south of Oxford on the E.B. Averett farm.

      Coordinates: 36d 12m 15.4s N; 78d 35m 01.1s W Click here for Google maps

      Directions: From Oxford, drive approximately 8 miles on Hwy 96S toward Wilton. Turn right into the lower drive and follow the path to the packhouse/stable. Park and walk approximately 0.25 mile through the woods. The cemetery is on a hill toward the right. The E.B. Averett Jr. Plantation (originally the Edward Chambers and Julia Brent Allen Plantation) was purchased in 1823 by the Allens and has had family members living on it ever since that time. The back side of the cemetery are graves of blacks and slaves and the front side, beginning in the early 1800's, were Allen's and Hester's.

      Canvassed by Carrie Frances Averett, Summer 1998.

  1. Allen, Edward Chambers   (b. 18 Mar 1780 - d. 5 Aug 1829)
  2. Allen, Julia Brent   (b. 9 Apr 1791 - d. 22 Jan 1881)
      • Born in Charlotte County, Va.
  3. Hester, Charles P.   (b. 12 Mar 1853 - d. 7 Feb 1916)
  4. Hester, Christopher K.   (b. 23 Apr 1855 - d. 9 Mar 1914)
  5. Hester, Francis K.   (b. 22 Aug 1811 - d. 14 Jul 1870)
      • Husband of Mary C. Hester
  6. Hester, Mary C.   (b. 18 Feb 1827 - d. 12 Feb 1919)
      • Wife of Francis K. Hester
  7. Mayes, Unknown   (b. - d. )
      • Marker with last name only.

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