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Creef's Family Cemetery
East Lake, NC

Directions: From Manns Harbor going west on Hwy. 64 this cemetery is on the side of the road just before you get to Robertson's Landing Rd. (SR 1169).  It is well maintained and visible from the road.  Google Maps for this cemetery.
Photographed:  Nov. 23, 2001 by J.A. Owens.

Extra information is indicated in brackets.  If you happen to have photos of headstones from this cemetery and would like to submit them please drop me a line.  Click on underlined names for a picture of the tombstone.

NAME BIRTH DEATH COMMENTS / INSCRIPTION
Creef, A.E. [Ann Elizabeth] May 20, 1852 Nov. 10, 1869 Daughter of G.W. Creef & Margrett his wife
Creef, Arthur W. June 4, 1877 Nov. 24, 1900  
Creef, Calciedonia S. Nov. 12, 1870 Apr. 5, 1963 Mother  [see obituary]
Creef, Civility June 13, 1854 Dec. 4, 1898 Wife of J.W. Creef - Asleep in Jesus
Creef, Miss Edna [Funeral Home Marker] [June 7, 1889] Dec. 25, 1950 Age 61 years 6 months 18 days  [Death Certificate]
Creef, Elmer L. Dec. 23, 1897 July 4, 1908 We love him, yes, we loved him.  But angles [sic] loved him more.
Creef, Grady [A.] [Sept.] 1900
[1900 census]
[Apr. 14] 1903 [see April 24, 1903 newspaper article]
Creef, John Sanders Oct. 20, 1863 Jan. 20, 1941 Father
Creef, J.W. [James Washington] Jan. 18, 1850 May 8, 1928 Father - A precious one from us has gone.
Creef, Nancy S. Feb. 18, 1866 May 10, 1930 Mother
Creef, Otis Elwood Dec. 18, 1890 June 15, 1963 [see obituary which states he was age 82 at his death which would put his birth date at c1880.  Social Security Deaths state his birth as Dec. 23, 1880.  His 1918 WWI Draft Card was signed "Otis Ellwood Creef and he gave his birth date as Dec. 23, 1881.  He lived in Philadelphia, Pa. at that time.]
Creef, Phebe Ann Jan. 24, 1865 Apr. 14, 1903 [see April 24, 1903 newspaper article]
Creef, Rovania 1883 1889  
Creef, Willis M. Dec. 6, 1876 May 29, 1904  
Nixon, Julia Pinner [Funeral Home Marker] [Aug. 20] 1906
[NC Deaths]
[Oct. 12] 1981
[NC Deaths]
[Julia Anna Marie Twiddy was the daughter of John Thomas Twiddy & Rhoda Jane Crain.  Julia was first married to Herbert Lee Pinner in Elizabeth City, NC on Sept. 29, 1925.  After Herbert died in 1960 she married William Porter Nixon, widower of Mary Angeline "Sweetie" Meekins, on Oct. 6, 1962 in East Lake.]
Nixon, William P. [Funeral Home Marker] [June 1] 1888 [Oct. 13] 1973 [Death Certificate]  [see obituary]
[Pinner, Courtland Albert] [Apr. 17, 1875] Jun. 11, 1950 Father  [Death Certificate]
Pinner, Herbert L. [Funeral Home Marker] [May 14] 1902
[Delayed Birth]
[Dec. 5] 1960 [see obituary]
[Pinner, Nora Elizabeth Rogers] [June 21, 1871] Sept. 5, 1925 Mother  [Death Certificate] [Wife of Courtland Albert Pinner]
Simpson, Jimmy D. Feb. 1, 1934 Aug. 19, 1986 Pfc. US Army Korea
unknown     Carved on cement slab - 22 1931 - could be Feb. 2, 1931 or something entirely different

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