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Owens Cemetery
Jarvisburg. NC

Directions: From US 158 northbound turn right on Forbes Rd. (SR 1118) and go .4 of a mile where the road makes a curve and go straight up a field path .3 of a mile to the woods.  In 1989 there appeared to be 4 more graves, however, they were in extremely thick underbrush.  When visited in 2000 by the photographer, he said that there was a thick briar patch surrounding the cemetery and that there appeared to be other graves which were mostly rubble.
Photographed:  November 24, 2000 by J.A. Owens

Owens, Sarah [Oct. 17, 1818] Aug. 27th 1845 Sacred to the memory of - Wife of John Owens who departed this life - Aged 26 years 10 months and 10 days

[Close-up photo - Surname looks like "Owen" but it is Owens.  The shaving cream ran out so the "s" was missed.  Birthdate was calculated with Ancestry's Birthdate Calculator]]

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