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      Location - In NE Cedar Grove Township North of Hurdle Mills Road (SR #1506) just west of its intersection with Wilkerson Road (SR #1507) and just south of the Person County line. It is west of the large radio tower, 900 ft north of Hurdle Mills Road. Private property.

      Coordinates: 36d 14m 31.0s N; 79d 07m 22.0s W Click here for Google maps

      Also referred to as the Davies-Wheely Family Cemetery.

      Survey - This information was provided by Mr. W. Ernest Blalock of Prospect Hill, NC, in February 1996. Milton Forsyth visited and photographed the cemetery in February 2005 through the courtesy of Mr. David McCullock.

      Graves, Marked - There are 4 marked graves, with a number marked with field stones.

      Graves, Unmmarked - There are other graves indicated only by depressions.

      Additional Burials - Supposed burial here of Phillip Benjamin Wheeley, b. 23 Nov 1818, possibly a brother of William Wheeley, who married (1) Hannah Hawkins, b. 10 Sep 1811 and (2) Mary Compton, b. 29 Apr 1837, d. 8 Mar 1880. Other members of the Wheeley Family are most probably buried here.

  1. Comton, M. H.   (b. 29 Apr 1817 - d. 8 Mar 1880)
      • Fieldstone. Dates questionable.
  2. McCullough, Mary Susan Elizabeth   (b. 26 Apr 1885 - d. 18 Mar 1921)
      • Wife of William Haywood McCullough; daughter of James Jeremiah and Sallie Ann Compton Brooks. Called 'Mollie.'
  3. McCullough, William Haywood   (b. 24 Jan 1888 - d. 28 Jun 1944)
      • Husband of Mary Susan Elizabeth McCullough. Son of John and Hasseltine Wheeley McCullough, grandSon of William and Nancy Blalock Wheeley.
  4. P., T.   (b. - d. )
      • Fieldstone. Initials T.P and A.D.
  5. P., W.   (b. - d. )
      • Fieldstone. Initials W.P.
  6. T., C.   (b. - d. )
      • Fieldstone. Initials C.T.
  7. W., D.   (b. - d. )
      • Fieldstone. Initials D.W.
  8. W., G. E.   (b. 1843 - d. 1868)
      • Fieldstone. Initials G.E.W.
  9. Wheeley, Mary Cathen (Katie)   (b. 20 May 1848 - d. 5 May 1919)
      • Daughter of William and Nancy Blalock Wheeley. "Gone but not forgotten."
  10. Wheeley, William Haywood   (b. 10 Apr 1850 - d. 25 Sep 1910)
      • Son of William and Nancy Blalock Wheeley.

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