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281    ROGERS-WHITAKER-HAYWOOD FAMILY

      Location - Rogers Crossroads, now known as Wake Crossroads, on Forestville Road (SR-2049).

      Coordinates: 35d 52m 49.5s N; 78d 30m 38.2s W Click here for Google maps

      Directions: Turn into McKinley's Mill from Hopper Drive off of Forestville Rd, turn left onto Deering Drive. Near the end of the cul-de-sac the developer placed a gravel walk path for the public to access this cemetery.

      Surveyed and photographed by Mrs. Deborah Scott Spencer on 16 Oct 2009 with assistance of Joanne Sutherland.

      Notes: Michael Rogers was the first Sheriff of Wake County. Michael Rogers owned the land this cemetery sits on. The Whitakers and Haywoods are descendants of Cecilia and Michael. The Tax Dept. named this cemetery after grantees; Dr. Fabius J. Haywood and wife Martha, hence "Haywood Cemetery". It is really the Rogers Family Cemetery, they being the oldest buried here as well as the original land owners.

      Other photos of the cemetery: Path leading to the cemetery.
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  1. Barnum, Tabitha "Tabby" Rogers   (b. - d. )
      • (no dates) daughter of Cecelia and Michael Rogers.
  2. Haywood, Infant   (b. - d. Jul 1849)
      • Infant daughter of Dr. Fabius J. and Martha H. Haywood
  3. Haywood, Infant son   (b. - d. )
      • (no dates) Son of Fabius J. and Martha H. Haywood. Buried with Mrs. Mary Whitaker
  4. Haywood, Sallie Rebecca   (b. - d. )
      • (no dates) daughter of Dr. Fabius J. and Martha H. Haywood
  5. Potter, Infants   (b. - d. )
      • (no dates) Infant twin daughters of Henry and Elenor P. Potter
  6. Rogers, Allen   (b. - d. )
  7. Rogers, Berry   (b. - d. )
      • (no dates) Son of Cecilia and Michael Rogers
  8. Rogers, Cecilia   (b. 19 Jan 1745 - d. 29 Oct 1820)
      • (no dates) Wife of Col. Michael Rogers. (source: her obituary located on usgenweb)
  9. Rogers, Michael (Col.)   (b. - d. Jun 1795)
      • (no dates) Husband of Cecilia Rogers. Son of Joseph Rogers. (died Jun 1795 while at the General Assembly. He normally resided at Rogers Crossroads. He was the 1st Sheriff of Wake County. Source: his will and estate file from the NC State Archives). His grave site.
  10. Rogers, Rebecca   (b. - d. )
      • (no dates)
  11. Rogers, Sally   (b. - d. )
      • (no dates)
  12. Rogers, Willie   (b. - d. Oct 1803)
      • (no dates) Son of Cecilia and Michael Rogers. (source: Wynne, Frances Holloway. "Abstract of Record of Wills, Inventories, Settlements of Estates 1802-1812, Wake County, North Carolina" Vol II, pg 20)
  13. Rogers, Willis   (b. - d. 1822)
      • (no dates) Son of Cecelia and Michael Rogers. (source: NC State Archives, Will of Willis Rogers was proven 1822)
  14. Whitaker, Cyrus   (b. - d. )
      • (no dates) Husband of Mary Whitaker
  15. Whitaker, Infant   (b. - d. )
      • (no dates)
  16. Whitaker, Mary (Mrs.)   (b. - d. )
      • (no dates) Wife of Cyrus Whitaker
  17. Wood, Newton   (b. - d. )
      • (no dates)


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