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James Cowell Cemetery
Shawboro, NC

Directions: From US 168 southbound make a right onto East Ridge Road [SR 1203], go 1.1 miles, turn left onto Cowell Road [SR 1209], and the cemetery is .2 mile behind the house.
GPS:  36o26.374 N - 76o03.818 W
Photographed:  October 24, 2006 by Ben Bateman & Judy Brickhouse and some photos by Wanda & Woody Parks on February 2, 2008.

Overview Photo
NAME BIRTH DEATH COMMENTS
Booger [no date] 1989 [Double with Jill] Fice Squirrel Dog - Age 8
Boone [no date] [no date] [probably a pet]
Brandy 1985 1997 [probably a pet]
Jill [no date] 1989 [Double with  Booger] Yellow Lab - Age 11
Mindy 1985 1997 [probably a pet]
Ashbee, Chloe [1805] July 5, 1853 Late consort of Sol. Ashbee - departed this life in the 47th year of her age - [Enhanced]
Brousbery, Major [no date] [Oct. 2, 1899]
[Govt. Stone]
Co. A. - 36th U.S.C.T. - [Photo-2]
Note: Headstone contracts were provided by the government for deceased Union veterans. In this particular case, the Stockbridge Marble Co. in Mass. received the contact for this headstone in May 1900. Major Brousbery served in the U.S. Colored Troops.  He was discharged as a Pvt. on June 22, 1866 in Brazos Santiago, Texas.  He is listed as "Browsbury" on the USCT site.
Cowell, Annie Ashbee Feb. 19, 1839 Feb. 1918  
Cowell, Elizabeth [1780] Dec. 8, 1860 Wife of James Cowell - Died in the 80th year of her age
Cowell, George Jan. 18, 1875 Mar. 29, 1950  
Cowell, James [1776] Oct. 15, 1856 Aged 80 years - [Photo-2]
Cowell, Jim [Aug. 10, 1870] Oct. 4, 1955 [Death Certificate shows: James NMN Cowell born Aug. 10, 1870 and died Oct. 28, 1955]
Cowell, Johnson Apr. 27, 1834 Aug. 28, 1847 Son of Jos. Cowell
Cowell, Joseph F. Jan. 19, 1801 1844 [Tombstone damaged] - [Photo-2]
Cowell, Joseph F. Nov. 2, 1829 June 30, 1883  
Cowell, Joseph F. Jr. Feb. 12, 1870 Nov. 21, 1896  
Cowell, Lizzie M. May 11, 1866 Sep. 8, 1882  
Cowell, Marshall P. Mar. 20, 1873 Jan. 24, 1953 [Double with Susan B. Cowell] - [Photo-2 & 3]
Cowell, Susan B. Nov. 26, 1887 Dec. 2, 1970 [Double with Marshall P. Cowell] - [Photo-2 & 3]
Farthing, Robert Eugene Nov. 3, 1930 [blank] [Double with S. Jean Elliott Cowell] - [Photo-2]
Farthing, S. Jean Elliott Oct. 7, 1928 May 25, 1997 [Double with Robert Eugene Farthing] - [Photo-2]
Gibbs, A. J. Jr. May 1, 1956 Jan. 23, 1974 "Jeff"
Gibbs, Alonzo J. Sr. July 17, 1927 Dec. 15, 1994 [Double with Elizabeth Cowell Gibbs] "A.J."
Gibbs, Elizabeth Cowell Dec. 31, 1930 [blank] [Double with Alonzo J. Gibbs Sr.]
Gibbs, Marshall P. [blank] Jan. 5, 1949  
Hill, Clemment [1837] June 30, 1853 Son of Capt. John Hill, dec'd - Died In the 16 year of his age
Hill, Sylvester Jan. 1, 1848 Feb. 9, 1933 [Death Certificate]
Powell, Marsha L. May 21, 1956 Mar. 29, 2002  
Powell, O. Leon June 7, 1918 Sep. 9, 2003 [Double with Tillie C. Powell] - [Photo-2]
Powell, Tillie C. Jan. 14, 1929 Oct. 23, 1995 [Double with O. Leon Powell] - [FH Marker] - [Photo-2]
Sanderlin, Wilson Sr. Apr. 25, 1827 May 29, 1901 [Photo-2]
Toler, Addie Cowell Feb. 19, 1898 July 2, 1962  
White, Maggie B. Cowell Mar. 10, 1868 July 13, 1938 Wife of Leon R. White - [mother of Ross L. White] - [Photo-2] - [next to son]
White, Ross L. Sep. 15, 1891 Sep. 1, 1918 [son of Maggie B. Cowell White] - [Photo-2 & 3] - [next to mother]

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