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Meekins Cemetery
Manteo, NC

Directions: From Highway 64/264 in Manteo take Airport Rd. which runs straight into D. Victor Meekins Rd.  Go 0.3 mile.  The cemetery will be on the left about 150' from the road.  Photos were taken in February 2014 by Candy L. Roth

NAME BIRTH DEATH COMMENTS / INSCRIPTION
Bliven, Alfred   Mar. 15, 1872 Age 53 years  [triple with John Edgar Bliven & Robert L. Bliven]  [see closeup]  [see a 2011 photo from Find-A-Grave]

[Alfred was born in Rhode Island.  He married Sarah Matilda "Susan" Mann between 1860-1862.  After Alfred's death, Sarah Matilda married Col. James Monroe Whitson on Apr. 17, 1875.  James & Sarah are both buried in Old Hollywood Cemetery in Elizabeth City, NC 

Bliven, John Edgar   Sept. 3, 1864 Age 2 years [triple with Alfred Bliven & Robert L. Bliven]  [see closeup]  [Footstone]  [see a 2011 photo from Find-A-Grave]
Bliven, Robert L.   Sept. 15, 1872 Age 5 years [triple with Alfred Bliven & John Edgar Bliven]  [see closeup]  [see a 2011 photo from Find-A-Grave]
Brantley, Claude Warren "Buddy" Feb. 4, 1928 Nov. 22, 1993 In Loving Memory - Interred in New Orleans, LA [Buried in Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Jefferson Parish, LA]  [see obituary]
Brantley, Norman Earl Apr. 18, 1926 Feb. 15, 1997 One of Gladys' two boys  [see obituary]
Brantley, Winnie "Gladys" Meekins Jan. 7, 1901 Sept. 24, 1994 Mama - A devoted mother  [Backside of the tombstone]  [see obituary]
Clawson, Catherine Carrington July 7, 1961 June 17, 2010 [see obituary]
Etheridge, Mary Meekins 9 Nov. 1816 23 Aug. 1835 To the memory of Mary Meekins Etheridge, wife of Tart Etheridge  [In a 1992 survey this stone read: Mary Etheridge - Died Aug. 23, 180? - Aged 28 years]
Fleming, Levina Meekins Mar. 12, 1921   Married: June 4, 1944  [double with Murry Douglas Fleming]
Fleming, Murry Douglas Dec. 17, 1919 June 19, 2003 Married: June 4, 1944  [double with Levina Meekins Fleming]
Forbes, Samuel T. Feb. 7, 1814 Jan. 14, 1849 He is gone; no more is his spirit of love,
Of friendship, and kindness impart,
A blessing and peace like that from above,
To the weary and troubled in heart.
Garrelfs, Inez Twiford June 15, 1911 Nov. 8, 1992 [see obituary]
Knight, Leah M. June 11, 1888 July 11, 1945 Mother - At rest
Knight, Margaret June 6, 1916 July 20, 1916 Daughter of W.R. & Leah M. Knight - Asleep in Jesus
Meekins, Carl B. Feb. 1, 1898 May 18, 1950 At rest  [Masonic Emblem]
Meekins, Catherine Deaton Mar. 9, 1904 Aug. 7, 1980 Musician  [see obituary]
Meekins, Celia Rollinson Oct. 28, 1944   [double with Roger Preston Meekins]
Meekins, C.P. [Charles Pettigrew] Dec. 7, 1855 Aug. 25, 1935 Father - At rest
Meekins, C.P. [Charles Pettigrew] Apr. 8, 1887 Apr 11, 1887 Son of C.P. & Winnie Meekins  [Most of the epitaph is unreadable]
Meekins, Charles S. Sept. 22, 1903 Sept. 9, 1905 Son of C.P. & Winnie Meekins
Meekins, Chloey B.   Oct. 5, 1881 Daughter of Wm. T. & Fredanna  [Epitaph unreadable]
Meekins, Daniel June 17, 1863 July 18, 1923 [Back of tombstone]  [see obituary]
"I die in the Holy Christian Faith in the bosom of which I was born more than 60 years ago.  It is my wish that my ashes may repose in the Family cemetery at the old home--the Home I have Loved so well, there to sleep with my Ancestors of whom God grant I be found worthy"
Meekins, Daniel Victor July 19, 1897 Jan. 8, 1964 Author, Educator, Civic Leader  [ Masonic Emblem]  [see obituary]
Meekins, D. [Daniel] W. Feb. 13, 1832 Mar. 29, 1915 Father - At rest.
Meekins, Ella L. Aug. 28, 1893 July 12, 1994 At rest  [see obituary]
[Meekins, F.A.] [Oct. 12, 1884] [Oct. 18, 1884] [Son of William T. & Fredanna Meekins]  [This stone was found in a 1992 survey but not in 2014]
Meekins, Francis A. Nov. 6, 1818 Mar. 19, 1881 How still and peaceful is the grave
When days of grief are past
The silent solitary house
Received us all at last.
Meekins, Francis Albert Jan. 27, 1895 June 2, 1896 Son of Daniel & Rowena Meekins - Sheltered and safe from harm.  [Closeup]  [Epitaph]
Meekins, Francis Warren Senior June 14, 1933 June 23, 2010 Editor, Publisher, Musician  [see obituary]
Meekins, infant son Aug. 18, 1891 Aug. 18, 1891 Son of D. & R. Meekins
Meekins, J.M. [Johnston Marchant] Apr. 6, 1876 Dec. 26, 1960 At rest.  [see obituary]
Meekins, Joseph Gideon "Joe" Feb. 11, 1892 Dec. 25, 1997 Married: July 8, 1914  [double with Mary Tillett Meekins]  [Closeup of marriage date]  [see obituary]
Meekins, Larisa Gail Mar. 15, 1961 Jan. 3, 1964 [see obituary]
Meekins, Mary Moore Deaton Oct. 10, 1906 Dec. 3, 1994 Beloved Aunt - Educator And Friend  [see obituary]
Meekins, Mary Tillett "Bina" Nov. 13, 1892 Mar. 24, 1987 Married: July 8, 1914  [double with Joseph Gideon Meekins]  [Closeup of marriage date]
Meekins, Oscar Sept. 10, 1892 Sept. 13, 1892 Son of D. & R. Meekins
Meekins, Oscar P. [Sept. 22, 1894] [June 1, 1896] Son of C.P. & Winnie Meekins
Meekins, Roger Preston Sept. 2, 1930   [double with Celia Rollinson Meekins]
Meekins, Roland S. Mar. 8, 1891 Mar. 9, 1961 At rest.  [Masonic Emblem]  [Military Marker]  [see obituary]
Meekins, Rowena Estelle Sept. 3, 1903 Mar. 4, 1996 "A kitten is in the animal world what a rosebud is in the garden."  R. Southey  [see obituary]
Meekins, Rowena Homer June 11, 1871 Dec. 16, 1950 Wife of Daniel Meekins - Kind good and true - Unselfish beyond compare
Meekins, Tristan Daniel July 31, 1997 Sept. 24, 1997 Thank you for being our son.  We're so proud of your strength and determination.  We will love and cherish you forever.  [see obituary]
Meekins, William Bradley May 30, 1994 July 1, 1995 Your smile taught us so many valuable lessons in life.  May it forever shine brightly for all of Heaven to enjoy.  [see obituary]
Meekins, William Shaw Jan. 29, 1909 Mar. 21, 1982 He mastered Poetry, Reading, Reciting, Sharing  [Masonic Emblem]  [see obituary]
Meekins, Winnie Dowdy Feb. 13, 1868 Sept. 20, 1950 Mother - Wife of C.P. Meekins - At rest.
Twiford, infant son & daughter no date no date Infant son & daughter of Eugene M. & Minnie M. Twiford
Ward, Edward Aug. 31, 1880 Dec. 4, 1892 Our loved one.
Ward, infant Jan. 29, 1883 [Jan. 29, 1883] Infant of Wilson & Mary Ward - Happy infant.....[remainder is unreadable]
Ward, Mary March 24, 1859 July 22, 1894 Wife of Wilson Ward - Come to me
Ward, Willie M. Mar. 24, 1885   Age 4 mos. 9 days  [This stone was found in a 1992 survey but not in 2014]

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