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      Location - In NE Chapel Hill Township 400 ft south of Cornwallis Rd (SR #1716) and 0.4 mi west of Kerley Rd (SR #1717). It is 140 ft south of the large pond. Private property.

      Coordinates: 36d 00m 41.4s N; 78d 59m 51.6s W Click here for Google maps

      This cemetery is also known as the Riggsbee-Couch Family Cemetery.

      Survey - This cemetery was surveyed on June 6, 1974. Photo taken June 2006 by Heather Wagner of the Orange County Environment and Resource Conservation Department.

      Graves, Marked - There are 12 inscribed stones in this cemetery.

      Graves, Unmarked - There are 10 unmarked rough stones (children's stones, all identified by Mr. J. H. Rigsbee).

  1. Andrews, Martha Ada   (b. 18 Dec 1896 - d. 14 Nov 1898)
      • Daughter of J A and M D Andrews Footstone: M.A.A. (Headstone Broken)
  2. Cates, Andrew W   (b. 1 Feb 1866 - d. 15 Sep 1930)
      • Footstone: A.W.C.
  3. Cates, Children (7)   (b. - d. )
      • Seven Children of Andrew W and Nannie A Cates (Marked by Rough Stones Only)
  4. Cates, Nannie A   (b. 19 May 1870 - d. 18 Mar 1922)
      • Wife of A W Cates ...'Mother'... Footstone: N.A.C.
  5. Couch, Child   (b. - d. )
      • Child of Page Couch (Marked by Rough Stone Only)
  6. Couch, Infant Son   (b. 17 Sep 1902 - d. 18 Sep 1902)
      • Infant Son of J T and Julia A Couch Footstone: I.
  7. Couch, Margaret A   (b. 11 Jul 1838 - d. 8 Aug 1903)
      • Wife of Wm. A Couch Footstone: M.A.C. (Reversed With Mary F Couch'S)
  8. Couch, Mary F   (b. 24 Jun 1866 - d. 14 Nov 1924)
      • Footstone: M.F.C. (Reversed With Margaret A Couch'S)
  9. Couch, Thelma May   (b. 22 Sep 1904 - d. 22 May 1905)
      • Daughter of J T and Julia A Couch Footstone: T.M.C.
  10. Couch, Wm A   (b. 26 Oct 1826 - d. 24 Feb 1890)
      • Footstone: W.A.C.
  11. Rigsbee, Infant Children (2)   (b. - d. )
      • Two Infant Children of T E and M L Elizabeth Rigsbee (Marked by Rough Stone Only)
  12. Rigsbee, M L Elizabeth   (b. 9 Apr 1875 - d. 8 Oct 1935)
      • Wife of T E Rigsbee Footstone: M.L.E.r.
  13. Rigsbee, Nancy Adna   (b. 1860 - d. 1952)
      • (Wife of Thadeus T Rigsbee) Footstone: 'Mother'
  14. Rigsbee, T E   (b. 22 Jul 1887 - d. 4 Apr 1964)
      • Footstone: T.E.R.
  15. Rigsbee, Thadeus T   (b. 1856 - d. 1933)
      • Footstone: 'Father'

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