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      Location - Off Reed Island Lane, Shoals, Surry Co., NC.

      Coordinates: 36d 20m 42.0s N; 80d 31m 40.8s W Click here for Google maps

      Directions: From intersection of US Hwy 52 and NC Hwy 268 in Pilot Mtn, go west on NC Hwy 268 for .25 mile and turn left on Shoals Rd (SR 2048). Then go 2.6 miles and turn right on Pilot Church Rd (SR 2057). Then go .5 mile and turn right on Corner Rd (SR 2058). Then go .5 mile and turn right on Reed Island Lane (gravel and dirt) and follow it for .5 mile to an old 2-story yellow farm house. Before this house there will be a greenhouse on the right and an equipment (farm) shop on the left. Beginning at the dirt road adjacent to the right side of the yellow house, go about .3 mile to a small clearing at the top of a hill. Cemetery is in the woods on the right. Use old vehicle or 4-wheel drive for the .3 mile trip from the farm house to the cemetery.

      View of path to cemetery. View #2 of cemetery. View #3 of cemetery. View #4 of cemetery. View #5 of cemetery.

      Surveyed by Andy Hennis on June 1, 2006.

      Also known as:  Willis Denny Cemetery per death record of Martha A. Ashburn.
      Township or district:  Shoals.
      Public or Private:  Private property.
      GPS Accuracy (ft.):  13.
      Elevation above sea level (ft.):  828.
      Status of cemetery:  Abandoned.
      Surry County Parcel Number:  5954-00-17-2264.

      About 19 graves with marked stones and unmarked field stones.

  1. Ashburn, James Washington   (b. 24 Nov 1843 - d. 3 Dec 1916)
      • Husband of Martha Aann Flinchum Ashburn. Married in Surry County on 11 Jan 1866. Son of John Ashburn and Levisie Whitaker Ashburn.
  2. Ashburn, John   (b. 7 Jun 1807 - d. 13 Feb 1866)
      • Age 58 yrs, 8 mo, and 6 days
  3. Ashburn, Martha Aann Flinchum   (b. 5 Jul 1846 - d. 15 May 1923)
      • Age 77 years. Wife of James Washington Ashburn. Married in Surry County on 11 Jan 1866.
  4. Ashburn, Unknown   (b. Unknown - d. Unknown)
      • Unknown Ashburn
  5. Denny, Eunice Elvira Spencer   (b. 11 Jan 1855 - d. 10 May 1889)
      • Age 33 yrs, ? mo, ? days. Born in Yadkin Co. and died in Surry Co. 2nd wife of Achilles Martin Denny. Married in Yadkin Co. on 30 Jul 1875. Daughter of William Dallas Spencer and Mahala Ann Hall.
  6. Denny, Louisa Ashburn   (b. 5 Dec 1846 - d. 3 Jun 1871)
      • Age 24 yrs, ? mo, 29 days. 1st Wife of Achilles Martin Denny. Married 15 Oct 1867 in Surry Co.
  7. Flinchum, James E.   (b. 11 May 1874 - d. 11 Jan 1916)
      • Age 41 yrs and 4 mo.
  8. Unknown, Unknown   (b. Unknown - d. Unknown)
      • Unknown, cannot read inscriptions.

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