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364    GENTRY FAMILY CEMETERY

      Location - Off Brookfall Diary Road, Elkin, Surry Co., NC.

      Coordinates: 36d 17m 14.8s N; 80d 51m 50.6s W Click here for Google maps

      Directions: From the intersection of Hwy 21 Bypass and NC Hwy 21 business at Old Wall-Mart location, take left onto Brookfall Dairy Road (SR# 1157) that runs parallel with north side of Old Wall-Mart store and follow that road for .6 mile to a pasture gate on RH side of Brookfall Road and park at that gate. Open gate or climb over the fence and proceed in a north westerly direction toward a group of large cedar trees in the pasture up a hill approximately 150 to 200 yds from the gate and the cemetery is under those trees.

      View #2 of the cemetery. View #3 of the cemetery. View #4 of the cemetery.

      Surveyed by Joe Hicks on February 23, 2008.
      Township or district:  Elkin.
      Public or Private:  Private property.
      GPS Accuracy (ft.):  20.
      Elevation above sea level (ft.):  1115.
      Status of cemetery:  Transitioning to Abandonment.
      Surry County Parcel Number:  4952-00-08-6083.

      Occupants: Cassie B. Gentry (b. 02-13-1832, d. 11-03-1856) w/o L.D. Burcham. Married L.D. Burcham (03-25-1856) Cassie probably died during child birth, Rebecca gentry (b. ?, d. ?), Wiley Gentry (b. 03-10-1805, d. 05-27-1878), another partially legible marker has last name Gentry and (b. 1805, d. 1878). Cattle have not been kind to the markers and most of them are broken or pushed over and laying on the ground. Owner is possibly considering replacing the markers.


  1. Burcham, Cassie B. Gentry   (b. 13 Feb 1832 - d. 3 Nov 1856)
      • Wife of L.D. Burcham. Married 25 Mar 1856. (probably died during child birth)
  2. Gentry, ??lda   (b. 1805 - d. 18 Aug 1878)
      • (first part of name broken off)
  3. Gentry, Rebecca   (b. 1874 - d. Oct 187?)
      • (very difficult to read)
  4. Gentry, Wiley   (b. 10 Mar 1805 - d. 27 May 1878)
  5. Spence, Carla   (b. 3 Jun 1810 - d. )


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