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Homer Cemetery (Manteo)

All photos taken March 2010 by Marla Walker Beasley.  This cemetery is located in Manteo, Dare County, North Carolina.  From Hwy. 64/264 take Harriott Street (SR 1118) for about .04 miles then bear left on George Daniels Road and go less than .01 mile.  Take a left into Wescott Park and go less than .01 mile into the ball field area, then turn right and go about .02 mile.  The cemetery is in the wooded area west of the ball field.  Part of the cemetery is cleared but some of the graves further to the south are overgrown with vines and briers.  Google Maps for directions to this cemetery.  Click on underlined names to see a photo of the headstone.

NAME BIRTH DEATH COMMENTS / INSCRIPTION
Daniels, Edward S. Sept. 15, 1870 Dec. 9, 1950 For the Lord is great, and greatly to be praised: he is to be feared above all gods. - Ps. 96:4
[Double with Mary M. Daniels]
Daniels, Mary M. Feb. 21, 1871 Jan. 16, 1919 For the Lord is great, and greatly to be praised: he is to be feared above all gods. - Ps. 96:4
[Double with Edward S. Daniels]
Dough, Elizabeth E. Jan. 24, 1873 Apr. 3, 1948 [Double with Walter Otis Dough]
Dough, Walter Otis Feb. 13, 1868 Nov. 28, 1957 [Double with Elizabeth E. Dough]
Etheridge, Clarence Mar. 2, 1883 Nov. 4, 1948 [Double with Josephine Etheridge]
Father  [Closeup]
Etheridge, Corisan V. Mar. 3, 1851 June 7, 1905 In memory of - Wife of M.W. Etheridge Sr.
Etheridge, Josephine Feb. 14, 1887 Feb. 8, 1962 [Double with Clarence Etheridge]
Mother  [Closeup]  [see obituary]
Etheridge, M.W. Sr. [Micajah Wynn] Nov. 12, 1850 Oct. 24, 1923 He's gone but not forgotten, Where no farewell tears are shed, yet we hope to meet him, when the day of life is fled.
[Tombstone knocked over and lying on the ground]
Etheridge, Nina L. Feb. 14, 1910 Oct. 8, 1910 Daughter of C.M & Josephine Etheridge
From Mother's arms to the arms of Jesus
Hayes, Alfred T. Jan 13, 1868 April 4, 1870 In memory of; Son of Wm. M. & Fredanna Hayes
Hayes, Margaret D. Nov. 8, 1817 Sept 29, 1895 Age 77 yrs. 10 mos.& 21 ds.
Adieu my loving friends, Adieu.  I can no longer stay with you.  My Saviour calls and I must go.  From this vain world of sin and woe.
Hayes, Rev. Wm. Jan. 24, 1811 Oct. 14, 1885 In Memory Of
Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saint. 
[Closeup]
Hayes, William M. Aug. 6, 1846 Sep. 17, 1877 Aged 31 yrs. 1 mo. & 11 days.
Homer, John Q. Sep. 15, 1845 Jan. 1, 1927 Age 81 Yrs. 3 Mo. & 17 Days
Co. A 56 NC Reg. 1861-1865 
[Epitaph too light to read]
Homer, Lovie W. Jan. 21, 1874 June 2, 1874 Daughter of J.Q. & Matilda Homer
Homer, Matilda
[photo not available]
Feb. 6, 1846
[Birthdate calculator]
Nov. 4, 1884 Aged 38 Yrs. 8 Mos. & 29 Days; Wife of J.Q. Homer [Footstone]
[Info taken from Sacred to Their Memory by Meekins & Gamiel]
Jones, Matilda H. May 27, 1878 Sept. 18, 1908 In memory of; Wife of C.C. Jones
Safe in the arms of Jesus.  Safe on His gentle breast.
Mann, Matilda A. April 16, 1813 Jany 10, 1862 Farewell my friends and children dear.  I am not dead but sleeping here.
Miller, Martha B. June 30, 1846 Feb. 3, 1895  
Pugh, Maggie E. June 29, 1870 Nov. 19, 1894 Wife of M.C. Pugh; Aged 24 yrs. 4 mos. & 21 days
My darling husband and baby dear, I leave you all alone.
I hope I shall with Jesus dwell, while you are left to mourn.
Quidley, Miss Addie Sept. 2, 1878 Jan. 15, 1956 [Double with Clarence Dorian Quidley] [Closeup]
[Tombstone was against the fence]
Quidley, Barry Wayne Dec. 21, 1936 Jan. 29, 1937 Son of Gus & Geraldine Quidley
Weep not Father & mother for me, for I am waiting in Glory for thee.
Quidley, C.B. [Charles Brothers] Jan. 18, 1876 April 6, 1937 Father - Age 61 Yrs. 2 Mo. 19 Days
Gone but not forgotten. 
[Masonic Emblem]
Quidley, Clarence Dorian Feb. 19, 1884 Jan. 9, 1948 [Double with Miss Addie Quidley]  [Masonic Emblem]  [Closeup]
[Tombstone was against the fence]
Quidley, Johnnie R. Homer May 15, 1881 Dec. 24, 1931 Mother - Wife of C.B. Quidley - Age 50 Yrs. 7 Mos. 9 Dys.
Gone, but not forgotten.
Quidley, Lovie Dec. 13, 1906 Dec. 21, 1906  
Quidley, Orvill Aug. 28, 1912 Sept. 6, 1912  
Quidley, Vernon Nov. 16, 1900 Nov. 16, 1900  
Quidley, Vivian Irene Sept. 18, 1903 July 7, 1916 Daughter of C.B. & Johnnie Quidley
Dearest Daughter thou has left us, And our loss we deeply feel, But 'tis God who has bereft us.  He can all our sorrows heal.
Shannon, Nathaniel A. April 26, 1819 Sep. 29, 1896 In memory of
Wescott, Allie B. Aug. 27, 1876 Sept. 18, 1907 Age 31 yrs 21 dys. - For me to live is Christ and to die is gain.  [Closeup]
Wescott, Alvilla Oct. 13, 1860 Dec. 25, 1861 My first born.
Wescott, Berttie S. Oct. 15, 1881 Oct. 15, 1881  
Wescott, Maxmillan July 27, 1865 Oct. 8, 1865  
Wescott, Sophia T.
[photo not available]
May 26, 1909 May 26, 1909 Daughter of G.T. & O.V. Wescott
[Info taken from Sacred to Their Memory by Meekins & Gamiel]
Wescott, Wm. H. Apr. 18, 1878 Oct. 15, 1887 Suffer little children to come unto me for of such is the kingdom of heaven.
Westcott, Bethany D. May 25, 1841 Jan. 14, 1909 Age 67 Yrs. 7 Mos. 19 Days - Wife of George W. Westcott
[Double with G.W.. Westcott]  [Closeup]
Westcott, G.W. [George Wright] Dec. 26, 1837 July 8, 1905 Age 67 Yrs. 6 Mos. 12 Days [Double with Bethany D. Westcott]  [Closeup]
Westcott, R.E. L.
(possibly Robert. E. Lee?)
Apr. 21, 1867 Oct. 21, 1867  
Wise, Jos. M.
[see his photo here]
[Mar. 27, 1846] Aug. 26, 1915 Age 69 yrs.  [Double with Mary E. Wise]  [Closeup]
Wise, Mary E.
[see her photo here]
[June 1846] June 27, 1905 Wife of Jos. M. Wise; Age 58 yrs.  [Double with Jos. M. Wise]  [Closeup]
Wood, Elma Etheridge Jan. 18, 1917 Nov. 8, 1985 Beloved Mother
Wood, Lacy Patrick May 2, 1937 May 4, 1937 Son of Lacy and Elma Wood

Cemetery directions and the list of decedents are taken from Sacred to Their Memory by Lois Johnson Meekins and Amy Midgett Gamiel; 2001No part of this document may be used for any commercial purposes. However, please feel free to copy any of this material for your own personal use and family research.  Images are for personal use only, not for redistribution.

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