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      Location - off Twin Oaks Rd, near Hwy 268.

      Coordinates: 36d 19m 17.1s N; 80d 45m 14.1s W Click here for Google maps

      Directions: From the intersection of U. S. 601 and NC 268, follow 268 west for 1.4 miles, turn right on Twin Oaks Road for .7 miles, turn left on Deer Haven Trail. Take the left driveway past the first house (Sam Hodges), follow drive to second house (Dylan Atkins)and park. Inform residents of intent and ask permission. On left side of drive walk thru narrow grove of pines to fence - turn right and follow fence to fence gate. At fence gate look for and follow old roadbed across pasture. Cross the fence and follow the old roadbed for about 100 feet - on the left side of roadbed is an old log barn - on the opposite side of the roadbed is the rock foundation for the Willis Newton Holder House. Walk directly west for about 550 feet. Turn left and walk into woods for about 60 feet to Cemetery.

      Cemetery is on Property belonging to Wall and Lohr Lumber Co., PO Box 497, Lexington, NC 27293-0497.

      There are 18 stones as markers in the cemetery. Tracy Holder at grave of great grandfather Willis Newton Holder.
      The listing contains all known burials in the cemetery.

      Photographed and surveyed by Jack Luffman and Tracy Holder on 10 February 2015.
      Township or District: Dobson 3.
      Public or Private: Private - notification of visit and permission requested.
      GPS Accuracy (ft.): 18.
      Elevation above sea level (ft): 1151.
      Status of cemetery: Abandoned but protected by owner.
      Surry County Parcel ID: 4984-00-30-5344

  1. Dezern, Infant Daughter   (b. Unknown - d. Unknown)
      • Daughter of Elijah Franklin Dezern and Virginia Holder Dezern
  2. Dezern, Virginia E. Holder "Jenny"   (b. 1868 - d. 1895)
      • 1st Wife of Elijah Franklin Dezern, Jr. (buried in Booneville Cemetery, Yadkin County). Died while giving birth. Sister to Willis Newton Holder. Daughter of William Holder and Christine Owens Holder.
  3. Holder, Hubbard Dallas   (b. 1875 - d. 6 Feb 1900)
      • Brother of Willis Newton Holder. Son of William Holder and Christine Owens Holder.
  4. Holder, Leota   (b. 15 Mar 1889 - d. 1889)
      • Daughter of Willis Newton Holder and Nancy J. Williamson Holder
  5. Holder, Willis Newton "John"   (b. 2 Dec 1857 - d. 14 Aug 1900)
      • Husband of Nancy J. Williamson Holder, who is buried at Union Cross Baptist Church. Married 27 Nov 1879. Son of William Holder and Christine Owens Holder.
  6. White, Infant   (b. Unknown - d. Unknown)
      • Child of Robert Lee White and Sarah Elizabeth Holder White.
  7. White, Sarah Elizabeth Holder "Sally"   (b. 17 Aug 1876 - d. 6 Feb 1900)
      • 1st Wife of Robert Lee White. Married 7 Jan 1894. Died while giving birth. Born in Franklinville VA. Sister to Willis Newton Holder. Daughter of William Holder and Christine Owens Holder. Robert White and his 2nd wife are buried at Glenola Community Cemetery, Randolph Co. NC.

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