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Dough Cemetery
Manteo, NC

Directions: Located on the North end of Roanoke Island on National Park Service Land. Drive north on Highway 64/264 heading out of Manteo and towards Manns Harbor. Turn at Fort Raleigh where The Lost Colony amphitheatre and Elizabethan Gardens are. Take your first left heading to the Gardens and then take another left on Pear Pad Drive all the way down to the end of a cul-de-sac. Cemetery is on the right facing the Croatan Sound.  Photos were taken in March 2009 by Melody Leckie.  Information not listed on the tombstone is shown in brackets.

Berry, Mrs. Fanny O. July 8, 1830 May 11, 1880 Dear Mother, thou hast gone to rest, Thy toils and cares are o'er; And sorrow, pain & suffering now Shall ne'er distress thee more.

[Dau. of Spencer Etheridge & Matilda M. Overman; wife of John Eason Berry]

Davis, Lovey   [Sept. 12, 1840] In Memory Of [stone sunk into ground - death date from Sacred to Their Memory]
Dough, Chester J. Aug. 6, 1839 March 31, 1906 [Son of Thomas A. Dough & Sarah Etheridge]
Dough, Maggie E. Meekins April 6, 1829 Oct. 19, 1866 In memory of Maggie E.
Wife of W.T. Dough.
Who's maiden name was Maggie E. Meekins.
[Long shot of crypt]
[Dau. of William Meekins and Delora Daniels; Wife of Capt. Walter Townsend Dough]
Dough, Olga Jan. 22, 1891 Aug. 12, 1904 Daughter of Chester J. & Helen Dough
Dough, Otis M. Jan. 17, 1844 Jan. 16, 1881 [Son of Thomas A. Dough & Sarah Etheridge]
Dough, Sidney May 21, 1897 June 2, 1897 Infant son of O.M. and A.D. Dough. Asleep in Jesus.  [Close-up]

[Son of Otis Mills Dough, who was born in 1874, and Adelia "Addie" Willis]

broken stones     This is next to the Lovey Davis marker. It is noted in the book Sacred to Their Memory that next to Lovey Davis is a wooden marker with rocks and broken stone at foot. As of March 2009 the wooden marker is gone.



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