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Meekins Cemetery - Colington

This cemetery is located in Colington, Dare County, North Carolina.  From Hwy 158 in Kill Devil Hills at mile post 81/2 take Colington Rd. (SR 1217) and go a total of about 2 miles.  Turn left on Old Schoolhouse Rd..  Go 1/2 mile and as the road forks, merge left onto Swan View Shores Rd.  The cemetery is 1/3 mile on the right just off the road.  The cemetery is well-kept.  Extra information is indicated in brackets.  Click on underlined names for a picture of the tombstone.  Unless otherwise noted, photographs were taken in 2009 & submitted by Miles Midgette.

NAME BIRTH DEATH COMMENTS / INSCRIPTION
Beasley, Chloey A. May 28, 1847 Mar. 7, 1898 [Photo not available; information taken from Sacred to Their Memory]
Beasley, Stephen Apr. 1, 1842 Feb. 1, 1918 [Photo not available; information taken from Sacred to Their Memory]
Brice, Geo. P.D. Nov. 25, 1823 Dec. 16, 1885 In Memory of our Father - Age 62 yrs. & 21 Dys. - At Rest
Close-up -   [See removal of graves certificate]
Gaskins, Frank Puitt Dec. 9, 1912 Feb. 9, 2004 [see obituary]
Johnson, George Thomas Feb. 21, 1933 Jan. 8, 1993 Son - A friend to all - His Mickey
McBride, Laura Alice Mar. 27, 1949 Mar. 27, 1949  
Meekins, Alfonzo Oct. 28, 1873 June 9, 1935 Father - In God we trust.
Meekins, Alice Sykes Dec. 24, 1864 July 24, 1931 [Photo not available; information taken from Sacred to Their Memory]
Meekins, Daniel S. November 21, 1843 April 9, 1919 Was a kind and loving father.
Close-up -   [See removal of graves certificate]
Meekins, Edith D. Oct. 3, 1894 June 8, 1896 Daughter of John H. & Sallie Meekins - In Memory.
[Photo taken by Pat Patterson in 2012]
Meekins, John H. Feb. 13, 1869 June 23, 1960 [John is buried to the left of his wife, Sallie S. Meekins. In order for the epitaph to be read properly you have to read across John's & Sallie's tombstones one line at a time.  The epitaph reads: Not dead to us who loves them, not lost but gone before, they live with us in memory, and will for ever more.]  [Longshot]
[Photos taken by Pat Patterson in 2012]
Meekins, John O. Sept. 2, 1899 April 7, 1979 Father - May he rest in peace forever.
Meekins, John W. Oct. 19, 1845 Apr. 30, 1911 [Photo not available; information taken from Sacred to Their Memory]
Meekins, Julia Brice Aug. 21, 1842 Nov. 22, 1922 At Rest  -  [See removal of graves certificate]
Meekins, Lois J. Aug. 29, 1934   [Double with Preston F. Meekins] [Photo taken by Pat Patterson in 2012]
Meekins, Matilda March 16, 1872 Feb. 1, 1919 Wife of Alphonso Meekins
Meekins, O.S. [Orlando Shalor] Oct. 22, 1866 Sept. 20, 1944  
Meekins, Penelope Sept. 6, 1897 [July 16, 1899] Daughter of John H. & Sallie Meekins
[Photo taken by J.A. Owens Jan. 3, 2005]
Meekins, Polly     [See removal of graves certificate]
Meekins, Preston F. Jan. 18, 1930   Our children: Jeanne, Jackie, Wayde, Cathy, Iris and Dana

[Double with Lois J. Meekins]  [Photo taken by Pat Patterson in 2012]

Meekins, Robert W. "Bobby" Mar. 4, 1938 July 4, 2006 In Memory Of - Buried in Fla.
Meekins, Sallie S. Dec. 27, 1865 May 24, 1955 [Sallie is buried to the right of her husband, John H. Meekins.  In order for the epitaph to be read properly you have to read across John's & Sallie's tombstones one line at a time.  The epitaph reads: Not dead to us who loves them, not lost but gone before, they live with us in memory, and will for ever more.]   [Longshot]
[Photos taken by Pat Patterson in 2012]
Meekins, Wayde Preston Apr. 8, 1958 Mar. 10, 1985 Husband - A Currituck Sportsman
Meekins, Zenova P. July 28, 1902 July 22, 1941 Mother - May she rest in peace forever.
Midgett, baby June 2, [1938] June 2, [1938]  
Midgett, Eleene M. Jan. 10, 1939 May 3, 2002 In Loving Memory
Midgett, George A. [Feb. 22] 1890 [July 6] 1942 Footstone: "Georgie"
Longshot -   [See removal of graves certificate]
Midgett, Maggie T. Nov. 19, 1918 Oct. 30, 1971 Mother  [Photo taken by Pat Patterson in 2012]
Perry, Nancy   Feb. 10, 1866 [Photo not available; information taken from Sacred to Their Memory]
Pugh, Anthony L. Mar. 18, 1903 Nov. 22, 1979 Brother
Pugh, Benjamin D. Sept. 11, 1856 Jan. 6, 1925 Father
Pugh, Benjamin D. Jan. 29, 1900 Dec. 8, 1985 Brother
Pugh, Charles E. Feb. 25, 1885 Aug. 2, 1949 Brother
Pugh, Ella O. Oct. 12, 1901 Oct. 10, 1928 Sister
Pugh, Salina A. June 30, 1861 July 27, 1939 Mother - Gone, but not forgotten.
Rogerson, Samantha Gail Oct. 17, 2003 Dec. 30, 2003 Daughter of Mandy & Ben  [see obituary]
Stetson, Etta Sept. 29, 1892 Nov. 5, 1935 Wife - Gone, but not forgotten.
Toler, Edith E. Nov. 5, 1916 Jun. 11, 1999 Rest in peace
Toler, Robanna M. Sept. 9, 1892 Aug. 26 1965 Mother - At Rest  [Photo taken by Pat Patterson in 2012]
Twiddy, Polly 1846 1910 At Rest - [See removal of graves certificate]
unknown     [See removal of graves certificate]
Wade, Eugenia Brice [Dec. 31] 1872 1899 At Rest  [See removal of graves certificate]

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