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Gaskins Cemetery (Hatteras)

This small cemetery is located in Hatteras, Dare County, North Carolina.   From Hwy. 12 in Hatteras, take Kohler Rd. (SR 1237) and go about 0.4 mile.  The cemetery will be on the right in a small wooded area about 50 feet from the road.  Many of these stones can hardly be read even with the naked eye.  Photographed in November 2013 by Candy Roth.   Google Maps to find this cemetery.

NAME BIRTH DEATH COMMENTS / INSCRIPTION
Gaskill, Carrie Jan. 22, 1879 Mar. 8, 1926

A loving mother from us has fled.  A voice we loved is stilled.  She has left a vacancy in our home which never can be filled

Gaskins, Dorcas Feb. 23, 1837 Mch. 13, 1907

Age 70 yrs, 21 dys.
Our Mother aged and holy, Has quietly passed away.
She has a home in Glory, We'll meet her there some day.

[Dorcas Ann Gaskins was the d/o Wm. Wise Gaskill, Sr. and Anna S. Garrish.  Dorcas married Elijah Wise Gaskins in Hyde Co. on July 19, 1856]

Gaskins, Mary E. July 22, 1846 Aug. 4, 1895 Wife of Geo. W. Gaskins
She has gone to the mansions of rest.
Peele, Donna Karon Long Nov. 26, 1952   Beyond the sunrise  [double with Shanklin Fulford Peele, Jr.]
Peele, Shanklin Fulford Jr. Jan. 21, 1942 Jan. 6, 2003 Beyond the sunrise  [double with Donna Karon Long Peele]
[see obit]
Whedbee, Louisa J. April 12, 1850 Sept. 5, 1913 Wife of Leven B. Whedbee - Age 63 yrs 4 ms 24 days
[see a clearer photo on Find-A-Grave made in 2010]
Whedbee, Marina B.   Sept. 7, 1840 Free at last from all temptation, No more need of watchful care; Joyful in complete salvation, Given the victor's crown to wear.
Whidbee, Cordelia Jan. 17, 1873 July 25, 1885 Daughter of L.B. & Mary A. Whidbee

Ere sin could blight or sorrow fade, Death came with friendly care; The opening bud to heaven conveyed, And bade it blossom there.  [Most of this epitaph was underground but I found the end of it online.]

Whidbee, daughter
[probably Alice W. Whidbee, age 1 in 1880 census]
Nov. ?, 1878? Oct. 10, 1881 Daughter of L.B. & Mary A. Whidbee

I take this little lamb said He, And lay her on my breast; Protection it shall find in Me, And be forever blest.  

Whidbee, Fannie T. March 23, 1871 June 26, 1885? Daughter of L.B. & Mary A. Whidbee

Dearest daughter thou hast left us, We thy loss most deeply feel. But tis God who has bereft us He can all our sorrows heal.

Whidbee, Mary A. July 25, 1844 March 30, 1881 Wife of Levin B. Whidbee

Now I am safe from all temptation, All the storms of life is past, Praise the Rock of my Salvation, I am safe at Home at last.

Whidbee, Nancy J. Jan. 9, 1882 May 31, 1885 Daughter of L.B. & Louisa J. Whidbee

Dear father and mother do not weep, I am not dead but here do sleep; And here my body must remain, Till Christ shall call me forth again.

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