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A.J. Stowe Cemetery (Hatteras)
(Unless otherwise specified, all photos were taken by Scott  Conner Barnard  in 2010; see his Find-A Grave page here)

This cemetery is located in Hatteras, North Carolina.   From Hwy. 12 in Hatteras, take Kohler Rd. (SR 1237) and go about 0.3 mile.  The cemetery will be on the right very close to the road.  It has mostly been kept clean except for graves along the back.  Information in brackets is from other sources.    Google Maps to find this cemetery.

NAME BIRTH DEATH COMMENTS / EPITAPH
[Austin, Alphus Benjamin] [Aug. 12, 1942] [June 1, 1943] Photo not available  [see death certificate]
Austin, Mrs. C.F Feb. 27, 1862 July 5, 1945 She was the sunshine of our home.
[Christian Midgett, 2nd wife of Christopher "Kit" Farrow Austin; see death certificate]
Austin, Emeline I. Oct. 17, 1895 Sept. 2, 1974 [double with Olen W. Austin]
[Austin, Florence Ballance] [May 6, 1915] [Mar. 21, 1988] Photo not available  [double with James W. Austin]
[Grave moved to Roanoke Island Memorial Gardens, Manteo, NC]
Austin, infant son Oct. 26, 1925 Oct. 27, 1925 Infant son of Emeline and Olen W. Austin  [see death certificate]
Austin, Iola Belle Dec. 26, 1893 Feb. 17, 1931 [double with John Simon Austin]  [see death certificate]
Austin, James W. May 16, 1864 May 30, 1908 I have left a desolate home on earth; A wife and children seven; [rest of the epitaph unreadable]
[Austin, James Whitehurst Jr.] [Oct. 15, 1907]
[SS Deaths]
[July 3, 1997]
[SS Deaths]
Photo not available  [double with Florence B. Austin]
[Grave moved to Roanoke Island Memorial Gardens, Manteo, NC]
Austin, John Simon Oct. 14, 1894 Mar. 17, 1957 [double with Iola Belle Austin]  [see death certificate]
Austin, Olen W. May 9, 1887 Oct. 4, 1952
[Norfolk, Va.]
[double with Emeline I. Austin]  [see obituary]
Austin, Sarah M. Sept. 24, 1856 Apr. 14, 1930 Age 73 Yrs. 6 Mo. 20 days
None can away the gloom That hovers round dismal tomb, And in its place new flowers bloom, But Jesus. 
[see death certificate]  [2013 photo by Candy Roth]
Ballance, Ada May Jan. 25, 1914 Feb. 1, 1914 Daughter of J.R. & A.D. Ballance   [see death certificate]
Another little darling sheltered in the grave
Ballance, Archie W. Sept. 30, 1909 Aug. 17, 1911 Son of Isaiah & Rhoda Ballance  [Epitaph is partially buried & unreadable]
Ballance, Edna Daisy Nov. 24, 1910 Nov. 9, 1912 Daughter of J.R. & A.D. Ballance
Heaven retaineth now our treasure; Earth her little casket keeps; And sunbeams loves to linger; Where our little Daisy sleeps.
Burrus, Achsah D. June 19, 1860 Sept. 3, 1903 Wife of E.D. Burrus - She was the sunshine of our home.
Burrus, Belton B. May 6, 1895 Apr. 7, 1897 A little flower of love, That blossomed but to die. Transp___ [remainder is buried]
Burrus, Carolina [July 21, 1876] [Sept. 20, 1876] [Daughter of E.D. & Morena J. Burrus]  2011 Photo by Debbie Gray Reilly
Burrus, Edmund D. July 10, 1820 May 6, 1862  
Burrus, infant daughter March 20, 1912   Infant daughter of Adolphus & Lucy Burrus
Burrus, infant daughter [Aug. 8, 1916] [Aug. 8, 1916] Daughter of Adolphus & Lucy Burrus  [see death certificate]  [2013 photo by Candy Roth]
[Burrus, infant daughter] [Apr. 16, 1917] [Apr. 16, 1917] Photo not available  [Daughter of Adolphus & Lucy Burrus]  [see death certificate]
Burrus, infant son May 27 [sic], 1915 [May 29, 1915] Infant son of Adolphus & Lucy Burrus  [death certificate states born & died May 29]
Burrus, Isadora Feb. 3, 1907 July 10, 1907 Why would our [remainder is unreadable & buried]
Burrus, Luther D. Jr. Nov, 26, 1918 June 11, 1983 "Across the Bar"  [double with blank - married Frances Delores Harris]
Burrus, Minnie A.. Nov. 2, 1923 Apr. 10, 2001 Truly Thine  [double with William Z. Burrus]  [see obituary]
Burrus, Sarah R. Feb. 22, 1825 Jan. 17, 1877 Wife of E.D. Burrus
Burrus, William Dale Aug. 26, 1942 Oct. 7, 2007 Husband - Father - Forever in our Hearts
Strength-Integrity-Honor
U.S. Coast Guard -- Aug. 1, 1962-Aug. 1, 1966 
[see obituary]
Burrus, William Z. Mar. 25, 1922 Aug. 26, 1993 Truly Thine - Touched the lives of others to a warm and caring way.
[double with Minnie A. Burrus]
Fulcher, Job H. July 12, 1896 Aug. 20, 1898 Son of W.M. & C. Fulcher - Angels guide me home.
Fulcher, John N. Jan. 2, 1890 Feb. 8, 1911 No pain, no grief, no anxious fear, can reach our loved one sleeping here.
Fulcher, W.M. [William Manson] May 24, 1856 Jan. 7, 1924 One by one their seats were emptied. One by one they went away. Now the family is parted. Will it be complete one day?
Gaskill, Abigail Jan. 1, 1868 Dec. 29, 1934

Wife of J.C. Gaskill  [see death certificate]
Having finished life's duty she now sweetly rests.

Gaskill, Anna S. by Ron Dailey 2008
Gaskill, Anna S. by Scott Barnard
Feb. 13, 1815 Oct. 16, 1898 Sacred to the memory of
Dearest mother thou hast left us, And thou loss we deeply feel [remainder is buried]
[
Anna S. Garrish, daughter of James C. Garrish, Sr. & Rebecca O'Neal.  Anna was married to William Wise Gaskill, Sr. who is buried at Ocracoke].
Gaskill, Courtney Oct. 3, 1847 Jan. 9, 1945 Wife of William Gaskill; Age 97 Yrs; [3 Mos. 6 Days]  [see obituary]  [see death certificate]
Gaskill, infant son May 3, 1897 May 3, 1897 Children of A.J. & J.C. Gaskill  [double with Lawrence L. Gaskill]  [Photo by Candy Roth]
Gaskill, John C. Jan. 24, 1869 June 10, 1948 U.S.C.G.
Gaskill, L. Fillmore Feb. 27, 1867 Jan. 19, 1894 Aged 26 yrs. 10 mos. 23 days.
In the bright eternal city, Death can never, never come; In His own good time He'll call us, From our rest, to home, sweet home.
Gaskill, Lawrence L. Oct. 15, 1898 Oct. 26, 1898 Children of A.J. & J.C. Gaskill   [double with an infant son Gaskill]  [Photo by Candy Roth]
Gaskill, Wilkinson L. July 31, 1893 Dec. 19, 1894 Son of I.C. & A.J. Gaskill - Aged 1 yr. 4 mos. 19 dys.
There is a vacany in the home That none can ever fill.
Gaskill, W.W. [Wm. Wise Jr.] Aug. 12, 1846 Jan. 11, 1929 He died as he lived - a Christian  [see death certificate]
Gaskins, Daisy B. Oct. 24, 1924 Nov. 29, 1996 In loving memory [double with Herman W. Gaskins]
[see obituary for Ada Daisy Ballance Gaskins]
Gaskins, Elida B. Nov. 14, 1879 Jan. 18, 1914 Asleep in Jesus [double with Robert F. Gaskins]  [see death certificate]
Gaskins, Herman W. Jan. 28, 1925 June 30, 1985 In loving memory [double with Daisy B. Gaskins]  [see obituary]
Gaskins, Leonard F. [June 26] 1902 [July 8] 1966 Forever with the Lord.
Gaskins, Robert F. Mar. 7, 1872 Apr. 21, 1954 Asleep in Jesus [double with Elida B. Gaskins]  [see death certificate]
Goodwin, Selina Austin Nov. 28, 1920 May 21, 1998 "Going Home"  [see obituary]
Gray, Rebecca Austin Dec. 18, 1909 June 15, 2000 [double with William Earl Gray]
Gray, William Earl Oct. 21, 1907 Oct. 12, 1992 [double with Rebecca Austin Gray]
Leffers, Rosa May 8, 1896 [Apr. 28, 1897] Daughter of Samuel & Kate Leffers
Leonard, James Bell Feb. 7, 1946 Oct. 27, 1946 Son of Selina A. & James W. Leonard
Meekins, Erma Q. Dec. 8, 1908 Dec. 10, 1930 Wife of Milton W. Meekins - None knew thee but to love thee.  [see death certificate]
Meekins, John W. Sept. 26, 1865 May 1, 1935 Thy memory shall ever be a guiding star to Heaven.  [Woodmen of the World emblem]
[see death certificate]
Meekins, J. Willis Jr. [no date] [no date] [infant]
Meekins, Laura D. May 9, 1870 Oct. 12, 1905 Asleep in Jesus, peaceful rest.  [2013 photo by Candy Roth]
Meekins, Milton Wood Mar. 2, 1909 Jan. 11, 1954
[Norfolk, Va.]
Tho' lost to sight, to memory dear.
Meekins, Nancy J. Mar. 27, 1884 Sept. 22, 1962 One worthy of remembrance  [Supreme Forest Woodmen Circle]  [see obituary]
O'Neal, Blain Oct. 30, 1882 Oct. 2, 1902 In memory of - Son of Urias & M.J. O'Neal, Jr.  [2013 photo by Candy Roth]
O'Neal, Marena Jane [Feb. 9, 1852] [Feb. 6, 1927] [2013 photo by Candy Roth]
O'Neal, Urias [Jan. 19, 1806] [Mar. 10, 1848] 2011Photo by Debbie Gray Reilly
O'Neal, Urias Mar. 28, 1848 Dec. 16, 1912 In memory of  [2011 photo by Debbie Gray Reilly]
[Peel, Eliza J.] [July 15, 1838] [Sept. 22, 1889] Photo not available
Peel, Elizabeth G. Nov. 2, 1878 May 25, 1967 Wife of Luther Peel - At Rest  [Woodmen of the World emblem]
Peel, Fannie Feb, 16, 1847 Jan. 12, 1930  
Peel, Luther F. Mar. 24, 1876 Mar. 24, 1933 To him, we trust, a place is given among the saints with Christ in heaven.
[Woodmen of the World emblem]
Peel, Melville R. Mar. 28, 1869 Aug. 6, 1889 Son of B.F. & E.J. Peel  [2013 photo by Candy Roth]  [Epitaph unreadable]
Peel, Mollie Wescott Oct. 16, 1913 July 24, 1914 Daughter of L.C. & L. Peel  [2013 photo by Candy Roth]
Peele, Barney F. Feb. 27, 1837 Oct. 13, 1920 Well done good and faithful servant, enter into the joys of thy Lord.
Peele, Melvin R. Jan. 15, 1902 Dec. 14, 1933 Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal.
Simpson, Alford Dec. 23, 1870 [May 31, 1872] 1 yr 5 mos 8 days - Son of John C. & Millie Simpson  [2013 photo by Candy Roth]
Simpson, Andrew W. March 10, 1884 April 14, 1884 In memory of - At Rest.
Simpson, infant son [May 27, 1915]   Son of J.C. & M. Simpson  [2013 photo by Candy Roth]
Stokes, Reba Burrus Jan. 23, 1945 June 18, 2000 She loved us unconditionally and we gave her our hearts.  [see obituary]
Stowe, Alivia Christian Nov. 5, 1858 Aug. 25, 1915 Wife of A.J. Stowe - Age 56 Yrs. 9 Mos. 10 Days
[Epitaph is buried and unreadable]
Stowe, Allen B. July 3, 1850 Aug. 3, 1859 [2013 photo by Candy Roth]
Stowe, A.J. [Alonzo] June 28, 1839 June 16, 1918 At Rest
Stowe, Andrew Shanklin May 28, 1851 Oct. 20, 1908 In Loving Remembrance of
A precious one from us has gone, A voice we loved is stilled; A place is vacant in our home, which never can be filled.
Stowe, Caleb B. February 9th 1801 January 28th 1876 Aged 74 years 11 months & 19 days.
Stowe, Comfort June 15, 1815 Oct. 5, 1902  
Stowe, Cornelius A. Nov. 22, 1854 Sept. 4, 1890  
Stowe, Curtis O. July 22, 1830 Feb. 14, 1871  
Stowe, D.B. Nov. 8, 1827 Feb. 5, 1882 [2013 photo by Candy Roth]  [Epitaph unreadable]
Stowe, Edward [c1845] April 9th 1862 Son of Caleb & C.W. Stowe - in his 17th year
Stowe, Elizabeth J. July 6, 1827 Dec. 10, 1886 [2013 photo by Candy Roth]
[Stowe, Francis M.] [Feb. 10, 1853] [July 31, 1854] Photo not available
[Stowe, Freeman Allen] [Oct. 3, 1917] [Oct. 11, 1918] Photo not available  [see death certificate]
Stowe, Freeman W.   [closeup] Oct. 31, 1881 Dec. 15, 1925 Where Jesus is, 'tis Heaven there.  [Woodmen of the World emblem]  [see death certificate]
Stowe, George D. Jan. 30, 1848 Aug. 3, 1854 [2013 photo by Candy Roth
Stowe, George M. Aug. 13, 1856 [June 3, 1862] [2013 photo by Candy Roth]
Stowe, George M. June 11, 1865 Nov. 21, 1939 Age 79 yrs.  [see death certificate]
Stowe, George W. Aug. 13, 1825 Oct. 11, 1865 [2013 photo by Candy Roth]
Stowe, George W. Jr. Nov. 9, 1866 Jan. 29, 1867 [2013 photo by Candy Roth]
Stowe, Henry A. June 6, 1911 June 12, 1911 Son of F.W. & L.A. Stowe - A little flower budded on earth and bloomed in heaven
Stowe, James M. Aug. 18, 1842 May 1 [or 4], 1899 One day amid the place where my dear Lord hath been; Is sweeter than ten thousand days Within the tents of Sin.
Stowe, Jazana B. Oct. 9, 1861 Jan. 28, 1864 [2013 photo by Candy Roth]
Stowe, John M. Sept. 6, 1877 Mar. 22, 1926 [see death certificate]  Woodmen of the World emblem  [2013 photo by Candy Roth]
Stowe, Lucy Allen Feb. 7, 1892 May 15, 1963 A Dedicated Mother  [see obituary for Lucy Gaskill Stowe]  [see death certificate]
Stowe, Mary E. Oct. 30, 1832 May 24, 1879 Wife of David B. Stowe  [Epitaph unreadable]
Stowe, Melton S. Dec. 6, 1858 June 8, 1862 [2013 photo by Candy Roth]
[Stowe, Nathaniel] [c1840] [July 9, 1898] Photo not available  [58 yrs]
Stowe, Rhoda B. 1832 1893 [Wife of Curtis O. Stowe]
Stowe, Thelma Sept. 30, 1916 [Jan. 30, 1917] Daughter of Ulyssus & Annie Stowe  [see death certificate]
Stowe, Zilphia A. Feb. 18, 1846 Sept. 20, 1908 God calling yet; I cannot stay; My heart I yield without delay; Vain world, farewell! from thee I part; The voice of God hath reached my heart.  [Wife of James Monroe Stowe]
Styron, Cathleen S. [Oct. 3] 1922 [June 11] 2010 Mother - You Better Believe It.  [double with Edgar L. Styron]  [see obituary]
Styron, Edgar L. [Dec. 6] 1913 [Apr. 28] 1987 Father - You Better Believe It.  [double with Cathleen S. Styron]
Styron, Elizabeth Anne Apr. 9, 1946 June 5, 2011 Loving Daughter  [photo by Candy Roth in 2013]
Styron, Hannah E. [July 5, 1842] [Jan. 30, 1920] A tender mother and faithful friend  [see death certificate]  [2013 photo by Candy Roth]
Styron, Oliver G. Nov. 7, 1872 Mar. 7, 1918 He has passed over the river.  [Masonic emblem]  [see death certificate]
Styron, Sidney April 25, 1885 Oct. 10, 1885 Daughter of S.R. & Hannah E. Styron  [2013 photo by Candy Roth]
Styron, Stephen R. May 11, 1835 Nov. 25, 1909 [2013 photo by Candy Roth]  [Epitaph unreadable]
Tolson, Cordelia Aug. 13, 1860 Apr. 23, 1905 Wife of John Tolson
[Tolson, V.W.] [Jan. 3, 1841] [Apr. 10, 1887] Photo not available
[Willis, Patsey B.] [Feb. 28, 1815] [Aug. 8, 1898] Photo not available
[Willis, Timothy] [Oct. 11, 1811] [Oct. 28, 1883] Photo not available
Willis, Vandela Sept. 26, 1872 Oct. 4, 1910 Mother - Wife of Capt. W.J. Willis - Her life is a guiding light... [remainder is buried]
Willis, Capt. W. J. Dec. 16, 1867 Apr. 18, 1907 In Remembrance Of - Age 40 yrs 4 mos 2dys  [Epitaph hard to read.]

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