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      Location - Fish River Ch Rd, Dobson, Surry Co., NC.

      Coordinates: 36d 25m 57.3s N; 80d 41m 51.1s W Click here for Google maps

      Directions: From intersection of US Hwy 52 N and NC Hwy 89 W (W. Pine St) in Mt. Airy, go west .7 on NC Hwy 89 to the stoplight in Toast. Then turn left on S. Franklin Rd and go one block to the next stoplight and turn right on Toast Rd. Stay on Toast Rd for .7 mile and turn left on Red Brush Rd and go about 7 miles and turn left on Fish River Church Rd. Then go .7 mile and the cemetery will be on the right just before reaching Holt/Badgett Lane. The cemetery is right next to the road and cannot be missed.

      Another view of the cemetery.

      Surveyed by Andy Hennis on May 6, 2006.

      Also known as:  Gillespie Family Cemetery.
      Township or district:  Dobson.
      Public or Private:  Public Access.
      GPS Accuracy (ft.):  12.
      Elevation above sea level (ft.):  1193.
      Surry County Parcel Number:  5908-00-00-5535.

      There is no existing Church. Legible markers are as follows: Dolly Marion, dau of Riley M. and Nora G., b. Oct 25, 1916, d. Nov 12, 1916; Mary M. Gillaspie, dau of J. L. and Rocenia P. Gillaspie, b. Mar 1, 1875, d. Jul 27, 1949; D. C. Gillespie, b. 187?, d. Feb 7, 19?2; J. L. Gillespie, b. Jul 31, 1833, d. Dec 29, 1900; and Rocenia Gillespie, b. Jan ?, 1841, d. Jan 5, 1923.
      Some photographs provided by Charles Crabtree in 2009.

  1. Gillespie, D. C.   (b. 26 May 1875 - d. 7 Feb 1902)
  2. Gillespie, J. L.   (b. 31 Jul 1833 - d. 29 Dec 1900)
      • Husband of Rocenia P. Gillespie
  3. Gillespie, Mary M.   (b. 1 Mar 1875 - d. 27 Jul 1949)
      • daughter of J.L. and Rocenia P. Gillespie. (last name spelled Gillaspie on stone)
  4. Gillespie, Rocenia P.   (b. 19 Jan 1841 - d. 5 Jan 1923)
      • Wife of J.L. Gillespie
  5. Marion, Dolly   (b. 25 Oct 1916 - d. 12 Nov 1916)
      • Infant daughter of Riley M. and Nora G. Marion
  6. Unknown, Mabel   (b. 1902 - d. 8 Dec 1903)
      • (very difficult to read marker)

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