HALIFAX   COUNTY

   

WPA Cemeteries- Halifax County

Part 1 of 3

These cemeteries were surveyed in the 1930's & 1940's as part of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) for the State of North Carolina.  Following listings are included on the NC Digital Collection of the State Archives website. While the original listings contain a number of  misspellings and typographical errors and surnames first, I have left them as is, with the exception that I have transcribed them with surnames last.  Please note that some dates are obviously incorrect as will be noted with an asterisk *

 

Old Colonial Cemetery

surveyed by W. M. Parker in 1938

Location: Halifax, NC.  The cemetery may be found by following Highway #701 to the other end of town where there is a right angle turn, instead of turning go straight ahead on a dirt road, it is about 100 yards from the Highway.

NAME

BORN

DIED

REMARKS

Thomas AMIS

1741

1797

 
John BOYLAN

1784

1799

 
Frances Anne BRIMACE ----- 1766  
Isabelle CORNETTE 1850 1916  
Henry CORNETTE 1845 1915  
J. W. CORNETTE 1856 1922  
Ellen Long DANIEL *1738 1932  
Junius DANIEL 1828 1864  
Martha Stith DANIEL 1805 1830  
Sarah DAVIE 1762 1802  
Frederick Sterling Marshall GARY 1859 1930  
Harriette Marshal GARY 1840 1871  
William Crawford GARY 1836 1862  
Abraham HODGE 1759 1805  
John Joseph LONG 1845 1871  
John Joseph LONG 1814 1817  
Starling MARSHAL 1770 1803  
Rebecca MARSHAL 1773 1803

Wife of Starling Marshal

Frederick Starling MARSHAL 1803 1857  
Martha M. MARSHAL 1809 1886  
James MILNER (Esq.) 12-  -- -1709 1772

Attorney at law

Justina NASH 1746 1771  
Susan G. TURNER 1773 1857  
William WHITTINGTON 1829 1852  
M. A. WILCOX (Dr.) ------ ------ There are 11 graves in the plot, but no markers on any of the graves
 
 

 

 

Colonial Cemetery

surveyed by Emily Joyner in 1940

Location: Halifax, NC.  When entering Halifax from the north on Highway #301, turn left at Gulf Filling Station and the Colonial Cemetery is oh the right.   Condition: Fair.

 
Thomas ARVIS 1741 Nov. 25, 1797  
Frances Anne BRIMAGE Dec. -- 1766 1829  
Henry CORNETT 1845 1915  
Isabel CORNETT 1850 1916  
Junius DANIEL Jun 27, 1828 May 12, 1864 Ellen Williams Long-Wife
Martha Stith DANIEL 1805 1830  
Sarah DAVIE Sep 25, 1762 Apr 1, 1802 William R. Davie-Husband
Harriet Marshall GARY 1840 1871  
William Crawford GARY 1836 1862  

Abraham HODGE

------ Aug -- 1805  
John Joseph LONG 1814 1877  
John Joseph LONG Jr. 1845 1878  
Frederick Starling MARSHALL Jan 20, 1803 Dec -- 1857  
Martha M. MARSHALL 1809 1866  
Starling MARSHALL 1770 Apr 15, 1803 Rebecca - Wife
James MILINER   Dec -- 1772  
Joseph MONTFORD ------ Mar 25, 1776

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John SETTGREANE
(shud be Sitgraves)
1757 Mar 4, 1802

 

Susan G. TURNER 1773 Jul 28, 1857  
William WHITINGTON Jan 21, 1828 Aug 3, 1852  
 

 

Centerfield Cemetery

Surveyed by Emily Joyner in 1938

This cemetery is located in town of Enfield, NC. It is in a thicket back of the Enfield Cemetery.

 

John BRANCH (Governor) 1781 1863  
Sarah H. HUNTER 1815 1887  
Willie HUNTER 1852 1870 Son of Dr. J. and S. HUNTER
Martha PITTMAN ------ 5-8-1862 Wife of O. P. PITTMAN
 

ENFIELD CEMETERY

This survey was made by Emily Joyner Aug. 24-26, 1936.

The cemetery is located in the town of Enfield

 

Samuel S. ALSOP Feb 24, 1848 May 31, 1903  
John ANDERSON Aug 22, 1846 Mar 9, 1920  
Pearle ANDERSON Nov 5, 1883 Oct 7, 1907  
Randolf D. ANDERSON Mar 14, 1875 May 14, 1909  
John J. BARNHILL Mar 3, 1838 Dec 10, 1908  
William Eugene BEANENS May 1, 1906 Dec 19, 1909  
Carrie Eugene BELL Apr 4, 1850 Dec 22, 1893  
D. B. BELL Jan 4, 1827 Apr 4, 1887  
David BELL 1858 1908  
Lila A. BELL Mar 17, 1886 Jul 17, 1905  
Margaret A. BELL Aug 19, 1854 Nov 8, 1879  
Margaret S. BELL Aug 2, 1829 Oct 18, 1879  
Margaret BOGART Dec 31, 1820 Jan 7, 1887  
Ann Elizabeth BRANCH Apr 8, 1844 Jun 23, 1911  
Catherine Ann BRITT May 3, 1853 Jan 25, 1885  
Josephine BRITT 1863 1912  
J. L. BRITT 1842 1908  
Mollie C. BRYAN Jan 29, 1851 Jan 28, 1883  
Caroline Dickens BULLOCK 1836 1883  
Horatio BULLOCK 1827 1899  
James P. BULLUCK 1878 1911  
William Fletcher BULLUCK Apr 3, 1888 Oct 26, 1911  
Jim BURNETT Not given July 1899  
William BURNETT Aug 13, 1824 Oct 10, 1908  
Cora BURTING Jan 31, 1845 Dec 18, 1907  
Mattie Forbes CARR Dec 1, 1870 Aug 4, 1901  
Annie E. COHEN Oct 20, 1840 Feb 1, 1905  
Jonas COHEN Aug 16, 1830 Apr 4, 1893  
Suther COKER Feb 17, 1894 Feb 6, 1912  
Henry Whitaker COLLINS Aug 14, 1878 Nov 21, 1908  
Martha Florence CURRIE May 8, 1869 Sep 12, 1900  
F. M. Tuckerman CURTIS 1842 1878  
Julius Horne CUTCHINE Oct 8, 1843 Feb 6, 1907  
Joel W. CUTHRELL Feb 19, 1853 May 23, 1909  
Mollie Lee CUTHRELL May 13, 1901 Oct 14, 1902  
Franklin J. DENNIS 1833 1903  
Harry DENNIS 1870 1880  
Koch DENNIS 1882 1884  
Joseph B. DICKENS Jan 20, 1851 Sep 10, 1912  
Matt W. DRAKE Dec 26, 1853 May 5, 1909  
Nathaniel DUNN Dec 16, 1823 Oct 17, 1907  
Lillian ELLEN Oct 4, 1895 Jun 2, 1920  
William West ETHERIDGE 1900 1910  
Murray FLEMING Dec 5, 1910 May 12, 1911  
Pattie FLEMING Jun 25, 1867 Jan 15, 1911  
Willie Wood FLEMING Dec 28, 1896 Nov 14, 1911  
Catherine FORBES Dec 15, 1827 Feb 21, 1894  
Peter FORBES 1818 May 30, 1882  
Robert Henry GUSTER Jan 8, 1835 Mar 20, 1882  
Elizabeth HALLIDAY Dec 8, 1908 Mar 12, 1909  
William Henry HENING Feb 6, 1850 Jul 26, 1901  
John T. HOWELL Sep 6, 1845 Jun 16, 1925  
Raymond Lee HYSTINSTALE *Jan 24, 1920 Feb 15, 1902  
Rebecca W. HYSTINSTALE Jan 18, 1840 Oct 11, 1911  
John LEGGETT Sep 4, 1881 Jun 27, 1862  
James Lafayette LEZZETTE Jun 8, 1851 Oct 15, 1903  
Mary LEZETT Jun 22, 1819 Jul 7, 1905  
Betty Hening MANN(twin) Aug 28, 1894 Aug 13, 1895  
Fletcher Parker MANN (twin) Aug 28, 1894 May 12, 1895  
Mary E. Parker MANN Sep 12, 1866 Oct 6, 1908  
Rachel Henning MANN Jul 9, 1903 Jul 1904  
Salon Dermitt MANN Jun 27, 1905 Jun 19, 1906  
Alex Marshall Nov 14, 1849 Jul 2, 1886  
Ada McGwigan Nov 29, 1894 Nov 7, 1902  
Charles E. McGWIGAN Jul 1, 1855 Nov 22, 1926  
John A. McGWIGAN Jan 12, 1844 Mar 19, 1892  
Sadie C. McGWIGAN Feb 1, 1867 Dec 19, 1875  
Hartwell Lewis MERRITT May 1, 1854 Jul 6, 1913  
Mary Elizabeth MORSE Jan 13, 1830 Mar 24, 1884  
Nora Willey NEAL Jun 22, 1883 Nov 28, 1911  
Elizah Kindred NEVILLE May 22, 1817 Jan 6, 1884  
Emily Francis NEVILLE Dec 15, 1831 Jul 23, 1890  
Leon NEVILLE Dec 9, 1873 Nov 23, 1899  
James Harvey PARKER Jan 19, 1823 Jun 16, 1899  
Mary C. PARKER Jan 26, 1819 Aug 13, 1902  
V. C. Hunt PARKER Nov 10, 1857 Jul 21, 1912  
William Fletcher PARKER Nov 6,1842 Dec 2, 1909  
Elizabeth Simpson PENSON Mar 29, 1866 Apr 9, 1907  
Sarah Dunn PENSION Sep 2, 1819 Nov 2, 1872  
Fannie Thorpe PETWAY Feb 22, 1845 Dec 19, 1900  
Dr. P. S. PETWAY Sep 1838 Jun 29, 1889  
J. Walter PHILLIPS Oct 2, 1862 Dec 30, 1893  
Frank L. PIPPEN 1856 1912  
Joseph H. PIPPEN Jr. 1858 1862  
Joseph Henry PIPPEN Jun 19, 1832 Jun 9, 1888  
Lillian Gertrude PIPPEN Jan 3, 1880 Jul 3, 1880  
Lyman Durant PIPPEN Oct 26, 1884 Aug 25, 1885  
Sarah T. PIPPEN 1868 1900  
Sarah Talitha PIPPEN Aug 30, 1868 Oct 3, 1900  
Martha H. PITTMAN Sep 11, 1846 May 15, 1913  
Ralph Henry PITTMAN Nov 23, 1908 Aug 21, 1909  
Ralph H. PITTMAN Mar 8, 1860 Jan 14, 1909  
Walter PITTMAN Aug 22, 1855 Apr 17, 1892  
Mollie PRICE Not given Aug 26, 1889  
Josiah S. SIMMONS Sep 16, 1879 Sep 6, 1912  
Martha E. SHERUN 1819 1900  
Annie SHERVOD 1880 1883  
Annie May Shuster SHEILDS Apr 12, 1875 Aug 5, 1908  
Ernest Linwood SHEILDS Dec 18, 1882 Sep 1, 1904  
Sarah W. THORNE Oct 31, 1889 Aug 4, 1906  
William C. THORNE Oct 21, 1861 Nov 22, 1895  
Martha A. TUCKERMAN Nov 10, 1823 Dec 29, 1898  
Maggie Bullock WARD Aug 3, 1880 Aug 10, 1909  
Bessie Curtis WATSON Jul 11, 1873 Feb 16, 1908  
Annie Louise WESTON Apr 23, 1861 Jul 22, 1909  
Nannie Upsher WHITAKER Jan 8, 1884 Dec 26, 1886  
Nancy Upsher WHITAKER May 6, 1846 Jan 8, 1910  
Mary WOOD Jun 10, 1856 Oct 28, 1912  
Matthew Thomas WOOD May 1, 1854 Feb 21, 1914  
Louisa Sykes WOOTEN Sep 3, 1834 Jul 6, 1909  
John W. WHITEHEAD Jan 18, 1825 Apr 23, 1910  
Louvenia White WHITEHEAD Apr 30, 1830 Mar 23, 1909  
 

 

CATHOLIC  CHURCH CEMETERY

Surveyed by W. M. Parker in 1938

Location: Halifax, NC.   Near Catholic Church in Halifax

 

Mary Elizabeth Williams EPPES 1810 1858 Wife of M. Ferrell
Harrette Anne FERRELL ------ 1908 Wife of J. Tormey-dau.of M. Ferrell & M.E.W. Eppes
M. Ferrell (Mrs.) ------ ------

(See Eppes, Mary  Eliza. Williams)

Mary Eliz. Williams FERRELL (Mrs.) ------ ------

(See Eppes, Mary Eliz, Williams)

Michael Ferrell 1810 1862 In vault
Frederick Sterling Marshall GARY *1776 1908 Son of M. U. T. Gary
Mary Ursula Tormey GARY 1864 1898 With one infant dau. & 3 sons
Mr. and Mrs. LAVENDER ------- -------  
Mary Maurice McMAHON 1877 1907

Dau. of H.A. Ferrel by second husband

Michael McMAHON 1833 1908  
Annina Virginia MAGUIRE ------- -------

2 of her children also.

Hibernia Franciescia MAGUIRE 1839 1905

Dau of M. Ferrell and M. E. W. Eppes

James Dominic MAGUIRE -------- -------

Husband of H. F. Maguire

Harriette Ann TORMEY (Mrs.) -------- ------- (See Ferrell, Hariette Anne)

 

J. TORMEY (Mrs.) -------- -------

(See Ferrell, Hariette Anne)

John TORMEY 1835 1866  
 
 

PRIVATE CEMETERY OF EDWARD CONIGLAND

Surveyed by William M. Parker in 1938

Location: Halifax, NC. Located in a strip of woods bordering the geanley ravine and is near the home of Mr. J. A. Avent which was formerly the home of Mr. Conigland.

 
 Edward CONIGLAND

4-22-1819

12-4-1877

Born in Castlefin County Donegal Ireland. Arrived in American in Oct. 1834. Admitted to the bar in North Carolina in 1845.

 

 

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