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Tillett Cemetery

This cemetery is located in Wanchese, Dare County, North Carolina.  On Hwy. 345 in Wanchese take Tillett Rd. (SR 1138) and go about 0.1 mile.  The cemetery will be on the right side of the road.  Click on underlined names to see a photo of the headstone.  Extra information is shown in brackets.  This list is not complete so if you happen to have photos of headstones from this cemetery and would like to submit them please drop me a line.  Google Maps for this cemetery.

NAME BIRTH DEATH COMMENTS / INSCRIPTION
Austin, Merlee T. Oct. 20, 1939 [no date] [double with Wilbur N. Austin, Sr.]
Austin, Wilbur N. Sr. Feb. 17, 1930 Jan. 21, 1999  Footstone U.S. Coast Guard [double with Merlee T. Austin]
Ballance, Brenda Jordan Mar. 2, 1945 Oct. 10, 1988 Married Aug. 21, 1964 [double with Earl Wayne Ballance]
Our children: Shon, Sonja, Jason and Our Nephew Tommy
[taken from Sacred to Their Memory]
Ballance, Earl Wayne Sept. 4, 1942 [no date] Married Aug. 21, 1964 [double with Brenda Jordan Ballance]
Our children: Shon, Sonja, Jason and Our Nephew Tommy
[taken from Sacred to Their Memory]
Ballance, Juanita T. Dec. 5, 1902 Jun. 8, 1984 [double with Walter J. Ballance]
Ballance, Walter J. Aug. 8, 1901 June 23, 1975 [double with Juanita T. Ballance]
Baum, Jerrold Craig Mar. 21, 1961 Oct. 3, 1999 Son
Beasley, Frances 1864 [Oct. 15] 1924  
Beasley, John Kelly Mar. [1], 1906 [Mar. 13] 1987  
Brothers, Julian D. Feb. 16, 1916 Mar. 1, 1980 [double with Shawnee T. Brothers]
Brothers, Shawnee T. Sept. 11, 1920 [no date] [double with Julian D. Brothers]
Buckner, Grant Coleman Mar. 7, 1980 July 13, 2003 Son; Brother
Cahoon, Sarah E. [Jan. 12] 1852 [Nov. 16] 1924 Grandmother
Cox, Ronald W. "Ron" Nov. 27, 1937   [double with Ruth Daniels Cox]
Cox, Ruth Daniels Feb. 20, 1937 Nov. 16, 2001 In love she lived and in peace she died [double with Ronald W. Cox]
Craig, Katherine D. "Kathy" [May 8] 1921 [Oct. 22] 2007 [double with William T. Craig]
Craig, William T. "Bill" [Oct. 8] 1918 [Oct. 23] 2002 [double with Katherine D. Craig]
Cudworth, Louise Daniels Feb. 5, 1891 Oct. 20, 1986 She was a Dear Mother, Sister, Auntie, Granny, Old Granny and Big Granny
Curles, Garfield "GC" Oct. 21, 1932 Apr. 24, 1999 Sept. 30, 1955 [double with Jean Daniels Curles]
Curles, Jean Daniels Mar. 11, 1936 [no date] Sept. 30, 1955 [double with Garfield Curles]
Daniel, Eliza Oct. 25, 1808 Apr. 8, 1871  
Daniel, Sophia M. Oct. 6, 1790 Jan. 29, 1861  
Daniel, Spencer March 18, 1784 Oct'r. 28, 1859 aged 75 yrs. 7 mos. & 13 days
Daniel, Woodsey Oct. 13, 1802 Jan. 5, 1871  
Daniels, (no name) June 7, 1903 Mar. 3, 1906 Son of J.T. & F.E. Daniels
Daniels, Bertie Sept. 14, 1922 Aug. 9, 1956  
Daniels, Binkie Bailey May 10, 1948 May 23, 1970 Another photo Son of Mr. & Mrs. Orville Daniels
Daniels, Cleopatra M. Apr. 5, 1893 Apr. 15, 1966 Married July 19, 1911 [double with Marvin P. Daniels]
Daniels, Dola T. Jan. 10, 1900 Sept. 20, 1995  
Daniels, Elmo H. Apr. 17, 1915 Aug. 20, 1917 Son of W.O. & Sadie Daniels; Our Little Darling
Daniels, Florence Ward June 16, 1870 June 24, 1942 Mother; Resting
Daniels, Idail Midgett October 10, 1890 August 15, 1986  
Daniels, infant daughter June 30, 1955 ? June 30, 1955 ? Infant daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Orville Daniels [probably born & died same day]
Daniels, infant daughter Mar. 6, 1958 ? Mar. 6, 1958 ? Infant daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Orville Daniels [probably born & died same day]
Daniels, Iodell Dec. 4, 1899 Oct. 30, 1918 Wife of Hubert Daniels
Closed are thy sweet eys [sic] From this world of pain; But we trust in God to meet thee again; your loving husband
Daniels, Ishmiel W. Aug. 26, 1922 Sept. 26, 1922 Son of W.O. & Sadie Daniels; Gone So Soon
Daniels, Joe Tom Dec. 18, 1867 Sept. 17, 1925  
Daniels, Marvin Eugene Nov. 21, 1920 Jan. 6, 1981 The man who was always there, may his memory never fade.
Daniels, Marvin P. Jan. 15, 1893 Oct. 6, 1972 Married July 19, 1911 [double with Cleopatra M. Daniels]
Daniels, Murdock D. Sept. 15, 1911 June 23, 1997 Life is a rainbow of beautiful memories [double with W. Ward Daniels]
Daniels, Paul M. Dec. 31, 1896 April 5, 1968 North Carolina; Sea U.S. Coast Guard; World War I
Daniels, Sadie T. Oct. 15, 1894 Sept. 22, 1973 [double with Willard O. Daniels]
Daniels, Sidney Lee Feb. 2, 1913 May 30, 1913 Daughter of Marvin P.& Cleopatra M. Daniels
Daniels, W. [Wellington] Ward Dec. 21, 1911 Aug. 6, 1990 Life is a rainbow of beautiful memories [double with Murdock D. Daniels]
Daniels, Wanda Feb. 10, 1926 Sept. 13, 1928  
Daniels, Willard O. Nov. 22, 1894 Sept. 1, 1970 [double with Sadie T. Daniels]
Daniels, Willis Longsworth February 23, 1893 December 18, 1979  
Davis, Joseph Spencer Jan. 27, 1925 Feb. 23, 1926 Son of W.A. & Maggie Davis; Darling we miss thee.
Davis, Maggie M. [Apr. 11] 1899 [Jun. 30] 1961 [double with William A. Davis]
Davis, William A. [Aug. 21] 1895 [Sept. 5] 1978 [double with Maggie M. Davis]
Duvall, Hope Daniels Aug. 2, 1914 Oct. 10, 1999 At Rest With Her Saviour
Etheridge, Darrow Tillett Aug. 2, 1903 Oct. 3, 1940 Faithful to her trust, even unto death.
[triple with Eileen Peele Etheridge and Jesse Emerson Etheridge]
Etheridge, Eileen Peele May 10, 1919 Feb. 22, 1990 A tender mother and a faithful friend.
[triple with Darrow Tillett Etheridge and Jesse Emerson Etheridge]
Etheridge, Jesse Emerson July 13, 1902 Dec. 11, 1983 [triple with Darrow Tillett Etheridge and Eileen Peele Etheridge]
Etheridge, Oswald McRae July 7, 1921 Sept. 8, 1974 Masonic Emblem
Gallop, Delilah F. Dec. 7, 1886 Jan. 19, 1976 Gone but not forgotten [double with Marvin L. Gallop]
Gallop, Lawrence G. July 13, 1908 Sept. 7, 1972 Son; I am so lonesome without you. mother
Gallop, Marvin L. Sept. 30, 1881 Aug. 17, 1951 Gone but not forgotten [double with Delilah F. Gallop]
Gallop, Peggy Strickland Jan. 25, 1944 May 19, 1995 I Love You
Hanley, Mark Steven July 7, 1950 Apr. 21, 2002  
Hatchell, Carrie [Oct. 2] 1862 [[Jan. 20] 1941 Mother; Just Away
Hayes, Chasity Lynn April 3, 2001 April 3, 2001 Our Angels [double with Ezekiel Roscoe Hayes, Jr.]
Hayes, Ezekiel Roscoe Jr. April 3, 2001 April 3, 2001 Our Angels [double with Chasity Lynn Hayes]
Hayman, Dora Tillett Sept. 12, 1900 Apr. 27, 1971 Wife [double with Samuel Daniel Hayman]
Hayman, Samuel Daniel Jan. 18, 1896 Mar. 21, 1953 Husband [double with Dora Tillett Hayman]
Jackson, Sallie May 25, 1822 Sept. 21, 1902 In Memory Of
Johnson, Gloria D. Sept. 23, 1925   [double with Ralph E. Johnson]
Johnson, Matilda E. Tillett Sept. 14, 1864 Oct. 20, 1943  
Johnson, Ralph Ernest Mar. 18, 1922 July 10, 1976 [double with Gloria D. Johnson]
Military Marker: AMCS; US Coast Guard; 1922 - 1977 [sic]
Johnson, Ralph Wayne "Snookie" Oct. 29, 1944 Oct. 5, 2003 In God's Care; Son of "Swede" and Gloria
Brother of Tana and Dean
Father of Lee, Anna and Tana
Mann, Raymond Lee Dec. 6, 1951 Jul. 7, 1999 U.S. Army Vietnam
May, Earl Mar. 25, 1899 Feb. 9, 1978 [double with Lorena May]
May, Lorena Apr. 13, 1896 Sept. 16, 1980 [double with Earl May]
Meekins, Eliza March 8, 1861 Dec. 5, 1931 Wife of W.L. Meekins; She believed and sleeps in Jesus; Mother
Meekins, Ralph S. Dec. 11, 1916 Jan. 1, 1992 Dad; Son of Ulysses and Lillie; [married] Jan. 3, 1936
[double with Texie T. Meekins]
Meekins, Texie T. Jan. 25, 1916 Aug. 22, 2006 Mom; Daughter of Ralph and Laura; [married] Jan. 3, 1936
[double with Ralph S. Meekins]
Meekins, W.L.
[Wm. Lawrence]
Sept. 10, 1856 Oct. 16, 1934 Husband of Eliza Meekins; Father
And now that our circle is broken And parting fills us with pain, We hold a glorious token--The bright hope of meeting again.
Midgett, Ella H. Apr. 27, 1873 Aug. 24, 1950 Mother
Midgett, Elnora 1878 1902 Mother; May she rest in peace
Midgett, Elnora 1902 1902 Daughter of J.S. & Elnora Midgett; Gone so soon
Midgett, J.S.
[Joseph Spencer Midgett]
1871 [Feb. 7] 1924 Father; Gone but not forgotten.
NOTE: Death certificate states birth on May 10, 1872
Midgett, Lillian Oct. 10, 1890 Jan. 10, 1891 Daughter of P.D. & Mattie Midgett; Gone to be an angel
Midgett, Martha J. Dec. 29, 1870 Mar. 28, 1952  
Midgett, Naomi Nov. 2, 1895 Nov. 2, 1895 Daughter of P.D. & Mattie Midgett; Gone so soon
Midgett, Peleg Dameron Feb. 28, 1864 Aug. 5, 1931  
Midgett, Peleg Dameron Jr. December 7, 1899 January 17, 1995 Beloved husband of Virginia Brittain
Midgett, S.T.
[Solomon Thomas]
Nov. 14, 1869 Jan. 13, 1922  
Midgett, Virginia Brittain October 13, 1908 June 21, 1977 Beloved Wife of Peleg Dameron Midgett. Jr.
Midgette, Charles H. Jan. 31, 1897 Jan. 3, 1953  
Murray, Rodney Lee
"Big Rod"
Feb. 4, 1984 July 13, 2000 In God's Care; Rodney's Philosophy of Life "If it's raining, get under an umbrella and keep singing anyway".
Owens, Grady Frank Apr. 20, 1926 Nov. 23, 2003 U.S. Marine Corp 1943 [double with Mildred "Mickey" Owens]
Owens, Iva Tillett Jan. 2, 1915 Nov. 30, 2004 Mother [double with William A. Owens]
Owens, Mildred "Mickey" Jul. 7, 1922 May 17, 2002 U.S. Navy Nurse Corp 1943 [double with Grady Frank Owens]
Owens, William A. Mar. 17, 1909 May 25, 1952 Father [double with Iva Tillett Owens]
Owens, William Conrad July 28, 1940 Dec. 5, 1975  
J.A.P.
M.P.
F.P.
no dates no dates The "P" possibly stands for Payne but no clue as to who they really are.
Payne, Clarence D. July 19, 1919 Sept. 18, 1959 Gone but not forgotten
Payne, Laura M. Jan. 11, 1901 Jan. 30, 1980 [double with Marcellus Payne]
Payne, F. [Franklin] Corbet Apr. 1, 1931 Nov. 15, 1981 US Army; Korea
Payne, Josephine M. May 21, 1866 Dec. 14, 1939 [double with Nathan O. Payne]
Payne, Marcellus Oct. 2, 1899 Jan. 1, 1958 [double with Laura M. Payne]
Payne, Marcellus Jr. Dec. 29, 1919 Mar. 3, 1920  
Payne, Nathan O. May 13, 1864 Feb. 26, 1923 [double with Josephine M. Payne]
Payne, Rudy Lee Oct. 6, 1954 July 28, 1955 A Precious One From Us Is Gone
Quidley, Geraldine D. [Apr. 23] 1921 [Sept.] 1948  
Ruhle, James Alan Jr. January 29, 1967 August 8. 2000 Forever Loved Forever Missed
Sanderlin Marshall W. III Aug. 29, 1964 Feb. 21, 2004 Beloved Son
Sapone, Myrna Kay Owens May 12, 1946 Nov. 7, 2005 [double with Nicholas F. Sapone]
Sapone, Nicholas F. July 11, 1943 [no date] [double with Myrna Kay Owens Sapone]
Stetson, daughter Mar. 30, 1948 Mar. 31, 1948 Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Stetson
Stetson, Lucretia W. Feb. 7, 1917 Aug. 5, 2006 [double with Woodrow S. Stetson]
Stetson, Woodrow I. Oct. 22, 1942 Oct. 31, 1942 Son of Lucretia and Woodrow Stetson; Our Darling
Stetson, Woodrow S. Feb. 1, 1916 Oct. 17, 1990 [double with Lucretia W. Stetson]
[Stowe], Ira Mead Sept. 3, 1926 Feb. 2, 1928 Son
Stowe, Ira Thomas Aug. 25, 1893 Jan. 5, 1955 North Carolina CBM USNRF World War I
Stowe, Margie Tillett June 22, 1898 October 19, 1964  
Tillett, Annette [no date] [no date] Children of Charlotte and L.R. Tillett [triple with Denie & Holland Tillett]
Tillett, Archie B. Aug. 11, 1930 Nov. 16, 2006 US Army Korea
Tillett, Arizona J. Aug. 7, 1904 Oct. 26, 1975 At Rest [double with Woodsey C. Tillett]
Tillett, Arlettie D. Dec. 23, 1876 Aug. 9, 1969 Mother [double with Woodsey D. Tillett]
Tillett, Billy R. 1902 1951 [double with Lennie B. Tillett]
Tillett, Carrie D. May 9, 1903 Mar. 25, 1992 [double with Guy J. Tillett]
Tillett, Charles K. Aug. 19, 1873 Apr. 6, 1941 Father; Not my will but Thine be done.  [double with Eleazor G. Tillett]
Tillett, Charles Sigsbee Dec. 6, 1897 Dec. 13, 1960 In Memory Of
Tillett, Colinda A. Nov. 12, 1873 Aug. 15, 1945  
Tillett, David W. May 15, 1958 Dec. 14, 2000 Sons of Jack & Polly [double with Jack G. Tillett, Jr.]
Tillett, Denie [no date] [no date] Children of Charlotte and L.R. Tillett [triple with Annette & Holland Tillett]
Tillett, Dorothy H. Nov. 17, 1921 Mar. 26, 1982 Mother [double with Ralph E. Tillett]
Tillett, Eleazor G. Sept. 19, 1874 Sept. 19, 1968 Mother; Not my will but Thine be done.  [double with Charles K. Tillett]
Tillett, Emily Lou 3-27-1997   [double with Sophronia M. Tillett]; Mein Darling
Tillett, Ethel H. Sept. 22, 1899 Oct. 19, 1991 [double with T. Dewey Tillett]
Tillett, Evolena L. Jan. 14, 1866 July 7, 1945  
Tillett, Gilbert R. "Moon" Dec. 17, 1929   Masonic Emblem; Married Nov. 19, 1948
[double with Linda S. Tillett]
Tillett, Guy J. Oct. 6, 1902 July 6, 1938 [double with Carrie D. Tillett]
Tillett, Guy Jr. Nov. 24, 1925 Nov. 24, 1925 Son of Carrie & Guy Tillett
Tillett, Herbert White Dec. 30, 1917 Apr. 30, 1982 Father; Tho lost from sight, still dear in memories.
[double with Nellie Swain Tillett]
Tillett, Hiram G. "Sam" Jan. 6, 1907 Apr. 30, [1974] [double with Theresa W. Tillett]
Tillett, Holland [no date] [no date] Children of Charlotte and L.R. Tillett [triple with Annette & Denie Tillett]
Tillett, infant daughter Sept. 6, 1927 Sept. 6, 1927 Infant daughter of Guy and Carrie Tillett
Tillett, infant daughter April 23, 1933 April 23, 1933 Infant daughter of Guy and Carrie Tillett
Tillett, Jack G. Jr. Mar. 4, 1950   Sons of Jack & Polly [double with David W. Tillett]
Tillett, Joseph G. [May 28, 1859] Oct. 19, 1891 Age 32 yrs. 4 mo. & 21 days
Tillett, L. Rosser 1853 1889 Father [double with Lottie M. Tillett]
Tillett, Laura A. Oct. 13, 1898 Aug. 3, 1933  
Tillett, Laura E. Nov. 15, 1922 Apr. 6, 1928 Daughter of Dewey & Ethel Tillett
Tillett, Lennie B. 1908 1987 [double with Billy R. Tillett]
Tillett, Linda S. Jan. 24, 1929 June 19, 1998 Eastern Star Emblem; Married Nov. 19, 1948
[double with Gilbert R. "Moon" Tillett]
Tillett, Lottie M. 1854 1944 Mother [double with L. Rosser Tillett]
Tillett, Lucinda June 8, 1852 May 1, 1900  
Tillett, Mable H. Dec. 8, 1895 Feb. 1, 1969 [double with Ralph E. Tillett]
Tillett, Mack Russell Sept. 15, 1901 Nov. 30, 1966 Husband of Lennie B. Tillett
Tillett, Margie Mar. 12, 1901 [May 9, 1951] Mother [double with Rosser Tillett]
Tillett, Mary Eliza Oct. 6, 1903 Dec. 15, 1903 Daughter of Woodsey and Arlettie Tillett
Tillett, Mary W. Nov. 15, 1873 May 31, 1959 [double with William B. Tillett]
Tillett, Nellie Swain Sept. 4, 1922 June 17, 1990 Mother; Not my will but thine be done.
[double with Herbert White Tillett]
Tillett, Paul Jones March 18, 1895 March 28, 1895 Son of Woodsey and Arlettie Tillett
Tillett, Ralph E. Sept. 20, 1883 Sept. 8, 1960 [double with Mable H. Tillett]
Tillett, Ralph E. Nov. 11, 1920 Aug. 31, 1997 Father [double with Dorothy H. Tillett]
Tillett, Richard W. Jan. 2, 1909 Oct. 5, 1990 Married: Oct. 17, 1931 [double with Sabra W. Tillett]
Tillett, Rosser Feb. 2, 1891 June 12, 1946 Father [double with Margie Tillett]
Tillett, Sabra W. Oct. 30, 1913 May 11, 1981 Married: Oct. 17, 1931 [double with Richard W. Tillett]
Tillett-Garner Sharon Kay Apr. 22, 1956 Dec. 22, 2003 She was a wonderful Mother who was always there.  Clayton & Sarah
Concrete marker Mother of Clayton & Sarah; Daughter of Jack & Polly
Tillett, Sophia M. May 3, 1832 July 19, 1882  
Tillett, Sophronia M. 11-12-1898 3-13-1994 [double with Emily Lou Tillett]; Mein Darling
Tillett, Theresa W. Nov. 2, 1913 Aug. 22, 1974 [double with Hiram G. Tillett]
Tillett, Thomas C. July 9, 1863 Nov. 8, 1931 Age 68 Years, 3 Months, 29 Days
Tillett, T. [Thomas] Dewey Apr. 26, 1898 Dec. 17, 1971 [double with Ethel H. Tillett]
Tillett, Thomas E. Apr. 30, 1831 Feb. 12, 1897 Aged 65 yrs. 3 mos. & 13 days
Tillett, Wanda Dec. 26, 1925 Jan. 23, 1926 Daughter of Dewey & Ethel Tillett
Tillett, children of W. Mott & Colinda [no date] [no date] [no names]
Tillett, Willett Mott May 22, 1868 Oct. 3, 1929  
Tillett, William B. Oct. 30, 1875 Jan. 24, 1947 [double with Mary W. Tillett]
Tillett, Woodsey C. May 22, 1901 Mar. 2, 1970 At Rest [double with Arizona J. Tillett]
Tillett, Woodsey D. Apr. 11, 1866 May 22, 1931 Father [double with Arlettie D. Tillett]
Tillitt, Thomas T. June 23, 1857 Apr. 27, 1893  
Vanderslice, Brucie T. Nov. 14, 1903 Aug. 31, 1969 [double with Reuben H. Vanderslice]
Vanderslice, Reuben H. Feb. 15, 1891 July 26, 1970 [double with Brucie T. Vanderslice]
White, Edna I. Jan. 6, 1921 Mar. 3, 2006 "Maw Maw"; In Loving Memory
Williams, Irving [Sr.] May 9, 1889 June 26, 1919 [double with Louisa T. Williams]
Williams, Irving [Jr.] Jan. 20, 1920 Nov. 1, 1985 Gone but not forgotten [Masonic Emblem]
Williams, Louisa July 22, 1889 Aug. 30, 1981 [double with Irving Williams]

Some photographs of headstones in this cemetery were taken in April 2000 by Dan and Mary Hayman Kemp and the rest were taken in 2008 by Marla Beasley.  This cemetery is complete as of August 2008.  Cemetery directions are taken from Sacred to Their Memory by Lois Johnson Meekins and Amy Midgett Gamiel.  No 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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