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      Location - off Lake Wheeler Rd and Maywood Ave, south of the Walnut Creek Trail and east of the railroad tracks.

      Coordinates: 35d 45m 32.7s N; 78d 39m 28.8s W Click here for Google maps

      This is a long abandoned and forgotten cemetery. It was provided by the old Caraleigh Mills for burial of its many workers. The Register of Deeds office has a map locating the old cemetery. The cemetery was not included in the Caraleigh Mills historical registration.

      Click here for a cemetery plat from 1924.

      Most of the burials have been listed from information found in death certificates.

      Thanks to Ann Turner for pointing out this abandoned cemetery.

  1. Bledsoe, Willie M.   (b. 10 Sep 1931 - d. 26 Feb 1934)
      • Daughter of William Herman Bledsoe and Nellie A. Ellis Bledsoe of Johnston Co. NC.
  2. Card, Charles Henry "Charlie"   (b. 17 Apr 1853 - d. 22 Jul 1933)
      • Husband of Angeline Moses Card. Informant: E.R.Card. Angeline Card born 28 Apr 1869 and died 30 May 1919 and is buried at Oakwood Cemetery in Raleigh.
  3. Chatham, Mildred L.   (b. Nov 1933 - d. 28 Apr 1934)
      • Daughter of Charles C. Chatham and Lillie Clark Chatham of Alabama.
  4. Dean, Lucy P. Williams   (b. 12 Dec 1899 - d. 30 Jun 1933)
      • Wife of R.F. Dean. Daughter of Henry Williams of Nash Co. and Ida Wilkes Williams of Granville Co.
  5. Henley, Ada May   (b. 7 Jul 1917 - d. 30 Jan 1930)
      • Daughter of Isaac Frank Henley of Franklin Co. and Alma Molly Penney Henley of Johnston Co. Died of tuberculosis.
  6. Johnson, Malinda Francis Dean   (b. 11 Oct 1850 - d. 19 Sep 1923)
      • Wife of David W. Johnson. Daughter of Jesse A. Dean and Nancy Jane Johnson Dean. Born in Harnett Co. and died in Wake Co. Mother of Mary Johnson, Jessie David Johnson, Northana Johnson, William Johnson, Elizabeth "Betsy" Johnson, Lonnie Johnson and Donnie Johnson.
  7. Lewis, Infant Daughter   (b. 4 Oct 1926 - d. 4 Oct 1926)
      • Daughter of D.J. Lewis and Norma R. Mott Lewis of Wilmington, NC. Stillborn.
  8. Tant, Edward C.   (b. Abt 1895 - d. 17 Dec 1936)
      • Husband of Addie Estelle White Tant. Married 22 Dec 1927 in Franklin Co. NC. Son of John Tant and Sallie Pearce Tant. Son of John Tant of Johnston Co. and Sallie Pearce Tant of Wake Co. Died when hit by automobile while walking along highway. Born in Johnston Co. and died in Wake Co.
  9. Tant, Herman   (b. 7 Mar 1918 - d. 12 Aug 1932)
      • Age 15 yrs 6 mos 4 days. Son of Arthur D. Tant of Franklinton NC and Ruffner Henley Tant of Orange Co. He died of a ruptured appendix.
  10. Tate, R. Elizabeth "Bettie"   (b. 1862 - d. 24 Aug 1929)
      • Not married. Daughter of Robert E. Tate of Franklin Co. and Frances Wrenn Tate. Informant W.M. Tate.
  11. Thaxton, John   (b. Oct 1867 - d. 5 Nov 1924)
      • Husband of Louise Thaxton. Son of Dick Thaxton. He was born in VA.
  12. Watkins, Thomas L.   (b. 5 Jul 1879 - d. 9 Mar 1929)
      • Husband of Penney Watkins. Son of Wesley Wrey Watkins and Emiline Evelyn Watkins. Informant: H.D. Watkins. Mitchell Fyneral Home. Killed in automobile accident.

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