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134    HICKS(?) FAMILY CEMETERY

      Location - East of Hillsborough on Hwy US70 and north on Palmer's Grove Road (SR #1562), turn right (east) on first road, which changes quickly to a logging road. Turn northward (left) at fork and proceed across telephone line and onward until encountering another logging road. Take left fork and proceed in northwesterly direction to site of saw mill. Cemetery is located 300 yds. down a new logging road on left hand side of road. [1975]. Map of the site from 1975.


      Survey - Mrs. Engstrom, Mrs. M. Nygard, Dr. Duncan Heron, and Mr. Mills, logging supervisor, surveyed the cemetery on August 6, 1975. Dr. Duncan Heron made slide photographs of the area, which he made available to Milton Forsyth as scanned images in March 2005.

      Graves - One tall slender stone was pointed for placing in the ground. One may have had 'R. B.' 1804? or 1801. Another tall one of cedar bleached almost white; E? or F? and perhaps other letters. Many graves, 7 or 8 rows, with matching rough stones and depressions. Several tall slender stones and a child's grave in a circle of stones. In dense woods in the center of ongoing logging operations. A large 50' X 80' area, on what was edge of old field. View original notes from the survey.


  1. Hicks, H. R.   (b. - d. 1802)
      • (D. Jun Or Jan 26, Stone brought from this cemetery)


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