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Midgett - Burgess Cemetery
Wanchese, NC

Directions: Highway 345 going toward Wanchese from Manteo, this cemetery is just past the old WOBR radio station on the right, about 35 feet from road.  Photos were taken in Feb. 2014 by Candy L. Roth.  Information not listed on the tombstone is shown in brackets.  Google Maps for this cemetery.

NAME BIRTH DEATH COMMENTS / INSCRIPTION
Burgess, Annie E. [Aug. 24, 1842] Sept. 15, 1912 Wife of Warren Burgess; Age 63 Years
[Daughter of John M. & Nancy Baum Midgett]
Burgess, Sarah J. [c1873] [c1890] In memory of - Age 17 yrs. & 9 mos.

How short the race my child has run,
Cut down in all her bloom
Her course but yesterday begun
Now finished in the tomb.

Burgess, Warren A. Dec. 5, 1833 May 24, 1881 Farewell wife and children dear.
Burgess, William F. [Franklin] [c1872] [c1890] In memory of - Age 18 yrs. & 19 days

And must my boy my loved one die
And must he haste away.
And must I give him to the
Tomb in lifes long cheerless day.

Midgett, Charlotte Apr. 25, 1798 Mar. 30, 1872 [Wife of Lewis Midgett; Dau of Joseph & Nancy Midgett Pledger]
Midgett, Elizabeth J. Mason Jan. 18, 1837 Nov. 14, 1880 Wife of Marcus L. Midgett  [Daughter of John & Mary Caroon Mason]
"Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God."
Midgett, Frances A. Oct. 16, 1854 Sep. 19, 1865 Daughter of Robt. P. & Nancy Midgett
Midgett, Maggie J. Sept. 13, 1870 April 5, 1891 In memory of - "Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God."
[Daughter of Marcus L. & Elizabeth J. Mason Midgett]
Midgett, Marcus L. Nov. 10, 1839 Jan. 12, 1889 Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord.
[Son of Lewis & Charlotte Midgett; Husband of Elizabeth Mason Midgett]
Midgett, Mary A. June 24, 1861 July 6, 1861 Daughter of Robt. P. & Nancy Midgett
Midgette, Nannie L. March 6, 1875 May 1, 1910 [Daughter of Marcus L & Elizabeth J. Mason Midgett]

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