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      Location - In NE Chapel Hill Township where the 'Old Pickett Place' previously stood, on the west side of Kerley Road (SR #1717) at 4500 Kerley Road, a short distance below the intersection with SR #1716 (Cornwallis Road). A lane leads to a modern house and a few outbuildings. The cemetery is 525 ft north in an oval shaped clump of trees on a rise beyond the pond. Private property.

      Coordinates: 36d 00m 22.0s N; 78d 59m 39.0s W Click here for Google maps

      Survey - This cemetery was surveyed On June 6, 1974. Milton Forsyth visited and photographed the cemetery in February 2005 through the courtesy of Mr. and Mrs. P. H. Klopfer. He also refined the location directions. Another view of cemetery.

      Graves, Marked - There were 6 marked graves.

      Graves, Unmarked - There were 13 unmarked graves (including rough stones and depressions).

      Current Status - The cemetery contains 6 marked graves (earliest Samuel Couch, d. 1844), approx. 13 unmarked ones (visible) in 7 rows. Very likely other persons are buried here. In 2005 the cemetery was not maintained but was reasonably free of low undergrowth.

  1. Couch, Samuel   (b. - d. 26 May 1844)
      • Marker is on the ground.
  2. Davis, Elizabeth   (b. 3 Jun 1840 - d. 25 Jan 1914)
      • Wife of J C Davis. Footstone: E.D. (Headstone off base)
  3. Davis, J C   (b. - d. 16 Nov 1908)
      • Aged 84 Yrs. Footstone: J.C.D. (Headstone off base)
  4. Hester, Lider M   (b. 5 Jan 1896 - d. 10 Sep 1896)
      • Daughter of W. H. and E. O. Hester. Footstone: L.M.H.
  5. Hester, Marven G   (b. 8 Mar 1897 - d. 15 May 1897)
      • Son of W. H. and E. O. Hester. Footstone: M.G.H.
  6. Pickett, Annie Mae   (b. 27 Apr 1919 - d. 15 May 1921)
      • Daughter of E. L. and L. A. Pickett. "She was the flower of our home." Footstone: A.M.P.

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