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017    CLAPPS CHAPEL AME CHURCH

      Location - on the north side of Hwy I-85 on the west side of NC Hwy 61 at the interchange at Whitsett.

      Coordinates: 36d 03m 48.2s N; 79d 33m 56.3s W Click here for Google maps

      The Clapps Chapel AME Church is on the south side of Hwy I-85 off the east side of NC Hwy 61 off Josey Rd at the end of Piney Grove Rd. Church address is: 1301 Piney Grove Rd, Whitsett, NC 27377.

      Directions: If coming from Durham on 85/40, take a right at exit for Hwy 61. Truck Stop on right. To left is a dirt road and cemetery is up that road on left. You will be able to see cemetery from highway 61. From Winston Salem, Charlotte on 85/40 exit at Hwy 61 on right, take a left on 61 to dirt road on left. From Whitsett, go south on 61, take right on dirt road (T/A truck stop on left). From parts South on 61 take left on to dirt road opposite T/A truck stop.

      Cemetery is located in open field and maintained. It has a gate, but you will be able to park at end of dirt road. Cemetery dates back to 1895. First church built October 25, 1895. Highway 85/40 misplaced church and cemetery; however, cemetery still active.

      Church history plaque: Built Oct 25, 1895; Rebuilt Sep 10, 1968; Rev. J.R. Cheek.

      Survey and photographs by Jackie Elliott Brown in April 2013.


  1. Boone, Arthur M.   (b. 17 Apr 1943 - d. 6 Mar 1989)
      • Husband of Flossie P. Boone (Married Nov. 5, 1966)
  2. Boone, Daniel   (b. 10 Jul 1829 - d. 9 Feb 1921)
  3. Boone, Flossie P.   (b. 17 Jul 1945 - d. 15 Aug 1999)
      • Wife of Arthur M. Boone (Married Nov. 5, 1966)
  4. Boone, Gary S.   (b. 19 Feb 1947 - d. 23 Jan 1958)
  5. Boone, George W.   (b. 30 Apr 1941 - d. 8 Jan 2001)
      • 'The Lord is my Shepherd'
  6. Boone, Henry   (b. 11 Mar 1859 - d. 28 Mar 1924)
  7. Boone, James Marshall, Sr.   (b. 25 May 1887 - d. 9 Jan 1929)
      • Husband of Mamie Young Boone
  8. Boone, Mamie Young   (b. 12 May 1889 - d. 1 Mar 1991)
      • Joint Stone: Wife of James Marshall Boone, Sr.
  9. Boone, Mancy?   (b. 15 Sep 1856 - d. 6 Aug 1906)
      • difficult to read
  10. Boone, Nancy (Infant)   (b. - d. 1908)
  11. Boone, Thomas Cornelius   (b. 6 Oct 1967 - d. 6 Oct 1967)
      • Son of Arthur Boone and Flossie Patrick Boone
  12. Boone, W. T. (Infant)   (b. 1915 - d. 1916)
      • Stone is in bad shape (took rubbing).
  13. Boones, Emery   (b. 1910 - d. 1973)
      • Stone is not very legible.
  14. Brown, Doris (Mrs.)   (b. 15 Nov 1953 - d. 13 May 2012)
      • 'Age 58'
  15. Brown, Doris A. Benton   (b. 17 Nov 1929 - d. 22 Sep 1994)
  16. Conyers, Blanch S.   (b. 16 Feb 1909 - d. 5 Jan 1978)
  17. Conyers, Dorothy L.   (b. 7 Mar 1932 - d. 29 Nov 1974)
  18. Conyers, Jessie Mae S.   (b. 10 May 1925 - d. 24 Aug 1933)
      • 'In Memory of'
  19. Conyers, Lillie Mae   (b. 2 Sep 1945 - d. 26 Apr 2005)
      • 'Granny'
  20. Conyers, Nowell   (b. 24 Jun 1920 - d. 21 Apr 1970)
      • 'In memory of'
  21. Conyers, Timothy N.   (b. 1971 - d. 1978)
  22. Crosby, Florence I. (Turk)   (b. 16 Mar 1948 - d. 14 Aug 1998)
  23. Cummings, Clara S. (Mrs.)   (b. 9 May 1919 - d. 3 Aug 2009)
      • 'Mother'. Died in Ocala FL.
  24. Cummings, Williada   (b. 25 Jul 1915 - d. 30 Mar 2007)
  25. Foust, Hannah   (b. 11 Dec 1872 - d. 7 May 1920)
      • 'Wife of Lindsay Foust' Also 065
  26. Foust, Lacy L.   (b. 9 Dec 1920 - d. 11 Dec 1920)
      • 'Son of W. D. and R. G. Foust
  27. Foust, Lanny A.   (b. 14 Aug 1869 - d. 12 May 1912)
      • 'Wife of A. R. Foust'
  28. Foust, Ruth C.   (b. 1858 - d. 1950)
  29. Foust, Walter D.   (b. 4 Dec 1932 - d. 24 Dec 1989)
      • Father of Lacy L. Foust
  30. Gibson, John F.   (b. Abt 1851 - d. 2? Sep 1893)
      • Age 42 years. 'In memory of' Stone in disrepair.
  31. Green, Nellie F.   (b. 22 Apr 1938 - d. 11 Sep 2013)
      • In loving memory Mother
  32. Haynes, Mary Ruth Boone   (b. 13 Jul 1919 - d. 14 Mar 1978)
      • 'In Loving Memory'
  33. Herbin, James L.   (b. 18 Sep 1923 - d. 20 May 1951)
      • Military stone ' NC PFC 4129 QM Service Co WW II'
  34. Herbin, William Abbott   (b. Unknown - d. Unknown)
      • Military Stone. No dates. Maryland PFC
  35. Holt, Robert F.   (b. 1 Aug 1908 - d. 23 Jul 1908)
      • 'Son of R. L. and Carrie Holt'
  36. Hopkins, Alvin Darrell   (b. 22 Apr 1960 - d. 20 Jul 2002)
  37. Hopkins, Bill Anthony   (b. 23 Aug 1955 - d. 26 Mar 2013)
      • AB US Air Force
  38. Hopkins, Billy Anthony   (b. 23 Aug 1955 - d. 26 Mar 2013)
      • Age 57. Obit. In News & Record March 29, 2013
  39. Isley, Billy W.   (b. 18 Jul 1947 - d. 1 Apr 1972)
      • 'In loving Memory'
  40. Isley, Claude W.   (b. 2 Dec 1947 - d. 25 Jul 2000)
      • 'Loving Son & Brother'
  41. Isley, Daisy E.   (b. 27 Jul 1883 - d. 25 Apr 1960)
      • Wife of Walter H. Isley
  42. Isley, Ernest Odell, Sr.   (b. 3 Nov 1903 - d. 22 Feb 1965)
      • 'Gone, but not forgotten'
  43. Isley, Frances   (b. 1950 - d. 1952)
  44. Isley, Fred Douglas   (b. 15 Apr 1918 - d. 2 Jul 2003)
  45. Isley, Fred Douglas   (b. 15 Apr 1918 - d. 2 Jul 2003)
  46. Isley, Ressie Lee Haith   (b. 18 Oct 1909 - d. 20 Nov 2033)
      • 'Sunrise' 'Sunset' Verse II Tim. 4:6-8 (EMJRCNSPWNBMC)
  47. Isley, Sybil Jo   (b. 29 Oct 1951 - d. 2 Nov 1951)
      • 'In loving Memory'
  48. Isley, Walter H.   (b. 4 Aug 1877 - d. 20 Aug 1936)
      • Husband of Daisy E. Isley
  49. Lanier, Myrtle F.   (b. 1906 - d. 1977)
      • Wife of William H. Lanier
  50. Lanier, Myrtle F.   (b. 1906 - d. 1977)
      • Wife of William H. Lanier
  51. Lanier, William H.   (b. 1898 - d. 1975)
      • Husband of Myrtle F. Lanier
  52. Lanier, William H.   (b. 25 Mar 1898 - d. 27 Dec 1975)
      • Husband of Myrtle F. Lanier
  53. Lee, Viola Frances "Chookie"   (b. 9 Feb 1935 - d. 17 Jan 2014)
      • Wife of Joseph Lee. Our Mother the Virtuous Woman.
  54. Long, Nancy C Hooper   (b. 1 Jun 1902 - d. 1 May 1987)
  55. Morton, Cornelia Wright   (b. 24 Jan 1899 - d. 16 Dec 1954)
      • Wife of George Daniel Morton
  56. Morton, George Daniel   (b. 31 Mar 1897 - d. 3 Mar 1976)
      • Husband of Cornelia Wright Morton
  57. Oliver, Espie Crosby Tarpley   (b. 1899 - d. 1994)
      • 'In Memory of'
  58. Parker, Dyer Moss   (b. 19 Sep 1929 - d. 10 Feb 1993)
  59. Radcliffe, Evelyn Joyce Lanier   (b. 1928 - d. 1989)
      • 'Beloved Mother & Sister'
  60. Radcliffe, Lloyd David   (b. 5 May 1959 - d. 18 Oct 2002)
      • 'Our Beloved Brother'
  61. Radcliffe, Lloyd David   (b. 5 May 1959 - d. 18 Oct 2002)
      • 'Our Beloved Brother'
  62. Raliegh, Eugene   (b. 1917 - d. 1991)
      • Military stone 'PFC US Army'
  63. Scales, Kenneth Jamel   (b. 2 Dec 1983 - d. 20 Nov 2014)
      • Age 30 years
  64. Smith, Margie Marie   (b. 1 Oct 1911 - d. 22 Jan 2008)
      • Age 96. (Listed as 'Ms.' On funeral home marker)
  65. Smith, Cain Leroy   (b. 8 Dec 1920 - d. 6 Jan 1986)
      • Husband of Helen Marie Smith
  66. Smith, Catherine L.   (b. 6 Dec 1907 - d. 6 Oct 1971)
      • Wife of Charles Baxter Smith, Sr.
  67. Smith, Charles Baxter, Sr   (b. 26 Oct 1900 - d. 5 Jul 1981)
      • Husband of Catherine L. Smith
  68. Smith, Chauncey, Sr.   (b. 7 Sep 1922 - d. 30 Jun 1987)
      • Husband of Margarette Smith
  69. Smith, Edward   (b. 17 Nov 1918 - d. 23 Nov 1918)
      • 'At Rest'
  70. Smith, Ella Louise W.   (b. 26 Apr 1875 - d. 18 Oct 1962)
      • Wife of Samuel Rufus Smith
  71. Smith, Helen Marie   (b. 5 Apr 1924 - d. 13 Sept 1989)
      • Wife of Cain Leroy Smith
  72. Smith, Henrette   (b. 1921 - d. 2002)
  73. Smith, John Alford   (b. 1933 - d. 1984)
      • Military Stone. PFC US Army Korea
  74. Smith, Margarette   (b. 23 Jun 1924 - d. 11 Mar 2002)
      • Wife of Chauncey Smith Sr.
  75. Smith, Margie Marie   (b. 1 Oct 1991 - d. 22 Jan 2008)
      • Funeral Home Marker (in bad shape)
  76. Smith, Mary Dick   (b. 3 Feb 1909 - d. 20 Mar 1947)
      • Age 38. Daughter of Frank Dick and Lottie T. Foust Dick. (Death certificate indicates buried here)
  77. Smith, Michael   (b. 1956 - d. 1984)
      • Military Stone. PFC US Army. Flat Stone
  78. Smith, Oscar N.   (b. 24 May 1917 - d. 29 Mar 2005)
      • 'Mayor of Whitsett 1991-1995' 'Always in our hearts'
  79. Smith, Roberta Irene   (b. 23 Sept 1930 - d. 15 Aug 1967)
  80. Smith, Samuel Rufus   (b. 7 Sep 1870 - d. 9 Jan 1940)
      • Husband of Ella Louise W. Smith
  81. Smith, Stephen   (b. 18 Mar 1873 - d. 29 Apr 2013)
      • In loving memory.
  82. Smith, Virginia   (b. 10 Mar 1921 - d. 28 Nov 1943)
      • Wife of Rufus Smith
  83. Stewart, E. L.   (b. 23 Jan 1908 - d. 1 Jun 1971)
  84. Stewart, Earlie L.   (b. 21 Feb 1921 - d. 7 Feb 1972)
      • Military Stone ' North Carolina Tec 5 US Army WW-II'
  85. Stewart, Lurlia R.   (b. 10 Sep 1931 - d. 8 Jan 1985)
  86. Stewart, Mildred D.   (b. 2 Feb 1923 - d. 10 Dec 2002)
  87. Stewart, William, Sr.   (b. 10 Jan 1927 - d. 3 Feb 1998)
      • Military stone 'PVT US Army World War II'
  88. Summers, Mamie S.   (b. 7 Apr 1900 - d. 22 Apr 1990)
  89. Tarpley, Earnest W.   (b. 3 Oct 1934 - d. 22 Jun 1995)
  90. Unknown, ??   (b. - d. )
      • Not Legible
  91. Unknown, ??   (b. - d. )
      • Hand carver fieldstone.
  92. Vincent, Corene Y.   (b. 10 Jun 1933 - d. 30 Apr 1970)
  93. Wharton, George   (b. Abt 1875 - d. 13 Jun 1936)
      • Military stone shipped to Emma Warton, 1080 Retreat St, Greensboro NC. Co. E, 3rd NC Inf. SP. AM. War. Company E was formed in Guilford County. The regiment was a "Black" regiment in that it was a regiment of African Americans lead by white officers.
  94. Yancey, Beulah S.   (b. 31 May 1897 - d. 9 Dec 1990)
  95. Yancey, Pointer   (b. 26 Nov 1900 - d. 12 Feb 1966)


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