HALIFAX   COUNTY

 

WPA Cemeteries-Halifax County

Part 2 of 3

Remember, these directions are as of the dates listed when they were surveyed and roads or other landmarks may not be in the same place as they were then.

 

EPISCOPAL CHURCH CEMETERY

Surveyed in 1938 by W. M. Parker

Location: In Halifax near the Quankey Creek which is proposed as a site for a park area

NAME BORN DIED REMARKS
Dewitt Edward ALLEN 9-25-1860 1-3-1915  
James H. BACHELOR 12-1-1839 12-11-1906  
James L. BACHELOR 4-11-1870 12-19-1917  
Junious F. BACHELOR 7-27-1883 1-4-1918  
Margaret A. Branch BACHELOR 4-16-1843 1-12-1902 Wife of James H. Bachelor
Rosa Jane BACHELOR 7-6-1876 1-20-1922 Dau of J.H. & . M.A. Bachelor
Thomas M. BACHELOR 5-11-1879 1-30-1929  
Samuel Weldon BASS 6-15-1912 9-25-1912 Son of W.C. and P.R. Bass
Cleveland Eugene CARTER 7-6-1884 3-11-1937  
Cleveland Eugene CARTER, Jr. 5-19-1900 8-19-1909  
Mary Frances CARTER 7-19-1910 1-29-1912 Dau of C.E. and Mary V. Carter
Bettie J. DAVIS 2-27-1864 5-30-1865 Dau of Dr. Thaddeus & Eva C. Davis
John F. DAVIS 5-20-1842 10-27-1860  
Dr. Thaddeus DAVIS

12-18-1820

3-26-1871  
Thaddeus W. DAVIS 6-17-1871 7-26-1872  
Infant GARY --------- --------- (Only date-1906) Son of Sterling M. and Emily Gillam Gary
Edward Wood GILLIAM

1877

1936

Son of Capt. George and Marie Antoinette   Gilliam
Elizabeth Creecy GILLIAM

1874

1876

Dau of George and Marie A. Gilliam
John Tillery GREGORY 2-11-1832 12-14-1906 (Iron Cross)
Annie Cunningham GREGORY 6-11-1867 4-2-1868  
Capt. George GILLIAM

1834

1908

Co. C. 52 Regt. N.C. T.A.N. Va. G.S.A
(Mrs.) Capt. George GILLIAM --------- --------- (See Mullen, Marie Antoinette)
Marie Antoinette GILLIAM --------- --------- (See Mullen, Marie Antoinette)
Maggie Lillian JENNINGS 6-24-1900 1-27-1902 Dau of B.W. and Annie Jennings
Van Ryan LEWIS 7-1-1902 5-22-1925 Son of G.E. and Maggie Lewis
Mary MOORE 2-23-1887 2-27-1887 Dau of John A. & Mary Skinner Moore
Marie Antoinette MULLEN

1842

1922

Widow of Capt. George Gilliam
E. F. SATER 4-21-1854 6-28-1925  
W. A. SATER 5-10-1851 10-11-1925  
Fannie Mae SHERIN 8-16-1898 6-29-1934 Wife of J. O. Carter
George W. SHEARIN 9-11-1852 11-26-1926  
(Mrs.) George W. SHEARIN --------- --------- (See Underhill, Mary F.)
Mary F. SHEARIN --------- --------- (See Underhill, Mary F.)
Edwin Ferebee TILLERY 3-12-1879 12-27-1906  
Charles P. TILLERY 3-10-1845 4-14-1911  
Annie Lewellyn TRAVIS 4-5-1878 3-12-1925  
Mary Clarke TRAVIS 2-20-1843 9-13-1907  
Mary F. UNDERHILL 9-13-1861 Feb 25, 1908 Wife of George W. Shearin
Mabel WESTPHAL

1885

11-4-1927  
Godwin C. WHITEHEAD

1828

1876

(Iron Cross)
Mary J. WHITEHEAD

1830

1901

 
       
 

GRANVILLE ST. METHODIST CHURCH CEMETERY

Surveyed by Willard M. Parker July 22-23, 1938

Cemetery is located in Halifax, at the Granville St. Methodist Church, one block from Highway #301, opposite Courthouse and Bus-stop.

 

Mollie G. ARRINGTON Oct 9 1859 Apr 17 1918 Wife of B. H. Hale
Leonora BOWERS 1860 1907 Wife of C. H. Howerton
Elizabeth James BROWN Oct 27 1850 Oct 12 1912 Relict of John N. Brown
Born in Sussex Co. Va
John N. BROWN Aug 20 1835 Jan 23 1908  
Lavina G. BROWNING Dec 1 1832 June 8 1914 Wife of I.G.  Robertson
Edwin L. CLARKE July 12 1804 Apr 14 1888 In memory of my Father
Mary M. CLARKE Mar. 4 1809 Sept 8 1870 In memory of my Mother
Wm. F. COPPEDGE July 2 1872 Jun 30 1935  
Alice Barham DICKENS

Mar 11 1887

Apr 15 1938  
H. Grayson DICKENS 1902 1937  
James Linward DICKENS Apr 5 1912 May 27 1914  
Josephine R. DICKENS Oct 1 1849 Feb 26 1900 Wife of Napoleon B. Dickens
Napoleon B. DICKENS July 17 1849 Aug 21 1907  
Wille May DIXON Sept 13 1832 Jun 30 1893 Daughter of J.H. & J.U. Dixon
Clara Ferebee FENNER 1855 1932 Wife of J. H. Fenner
John Housan FENNER 1851 1918  
Anna Louise FROELICH 1853 Apr 6 1928  
Charles FROELICH Feb 11 1859 Mar 25 1893  
Cornelia FROELICH Nov 2 1866 Oct 30 1892 "Mother"
Frederic Christian FROELICH Jan 17 1853 Jun 15 1925 "Father"
Wilhelmina Christine FROELICH Jan 21 1831 Jan 8 1905  
William FROELICH Oct 26 1861 Aug 10 1894  
(Rev) Lewis Goodman GRADY Dec 21 1839 Aug 14 1910 Son of Outlaw & Patience Grady- born at Duplin Co.N.C.
Mary Elizabeth Spencer Fitts GRADY Jun 11 1844 Dec 24 1900 Daughter of Jack & Martha Ann Fittz. Born in Dinwiddie Co. Va-Married to Lewis Goodman Grandy
Frances Maurice GRIZZARD Mar 12 1901 July 15 1902 Daughter of J. M. & Annie May Grizzard
J. M. GRIZZARD Nov 21 1861 Apr 11 1912 Women of the World Memorial
(Mrs) B. H. HALE --------- ---------- (See Arrington, Mollie G.)
Lewis Henry HALE --------- ---------- Feb . 23, 1913
Mollie G. HALE --------- ---------- (See Arrington, Mollie G.)
Elizabeth L. HARRISON 1796 Oct 16 1872 In Memory of my Aunt
Margaret E. HART Nov 16 1849 Oct 11 1881 Wife of J.A. Whitehead
Henry J. HERVEY Jul 2 1874 Sep 12 1874 Infant son of M. D. and R. P. Hervey
Mary D. HERVEY Aug 25 1854 Jul 10 1874 Wife of Robt. P. Hervey
C. H. HOWERTON 1859 1901  
Robert HOWERTON Aug 2 1893 Sep 13 1896 Infant son of C. H. & L. J. Howerton
E. P. HUBBARD Aug 25 1856 Sep 14 1915  
James Whedbee MULLEN 1809 1889  
Susan Clary MULLEN 1819 1892 Consort of James W. Mullen
H. S. NEVILLE 1877 May 26 1880  
George W. NORTHINGTON --------- --------- 2nd Lieut in 12th N.C. Infantry Company G. The letters C.S.E. on the Tomb(An Iron Cross is the foot piece)
Jack S. NORTHINGTON --------- --------- Capt in the 12th N.C. Infantry Co. E.C.S.A
Mrs. I. G. ROBERTSON --------- --------- (See Browning, Lavina G.)
Katie N. ROBERTSON Sep 14 1867 Aug 19 1885  
Lavina G. ROBERTSON --------- --------- (See Browning, Lavina G.)
Thomas R. ROBERTSON Dec 25 1840 Sep 16 1897  
Infant SHAW Jun 25 1911 Jun 25 1911 Son of I. G. &  Mamie S. Shaw
Ira Glenn SHAW Jan 25 1901 Jan 29 1912  
Harry SHAW 1884 1920 Son of J. H. & Clara F. Fenner
Leland Alley SHAW Jun 21 1915 Jan 28 1920 Son of I. G. & Mamie Shaw
Florence Barnard SIMMONS Nov 6 1893 Jun 11 1895 Daughter of Geo. T. and Lilian B. Simmons
George Thomas SIMMONS Dec 25 1896 Oct 20 1897 Son of Geo T. & Lilian B. Simmons
Bernard Todd SPRATLEY Jul 14 1861 Apr 21 1888 Son of Col. Thomas Spratley & Louisa Simmons
Mrs. G. A. STEPHENSON ---------- ---------- (See Whitehead, Hattie L.)
Geo. A. STEPHENSON Sep 15 1869 Apr 29 1913  
Hattie L. STEPHENSON ---------- ---------- (See Whitehead, Hattie L.)
Edward Llewellyn TRAVIS Jr. Jul 26 1895 Nov 12 1933  
James Redmond WEEKS Jan 24 1847 May 30 1898  
Hattie L. WHITEHEAD Dec 11 1877 May 20 1911 Wife of G. A. Stephenson
Joseph A. WHITEHEAD Apr 5 1844 Apr 26 1916  
Joseph Bryant WHITEHEAD Dec 23 1802 Sep 16 1888  
       
 

HALIFAX EPISCOPAL CEMETERY

Surveyed by Emily Joyner in 1940

Location: Halifax, NC.  Turn right off highway #301 at Halifax Milling Company north of Halifax, cross railroad and turn left on narrow dirt road- continue for approximately 100 yards to the cemetery.      Condition: Poorly kept, the gravs sunken and markes delipated.

       
Samuel Weldon BASS Jun 15 1912 Sep 25 1912 Parents- W. J. & P.R. Bass
James H. BATCHELOR Dec 1 1839 Dec 11 1906 Wife- Margaret Branch
Mary E. BRIEN Apr 5 1836 Oct 1 1883  
Bettie J. DAVIS Feb 27 1864 Mar 30 1865 Parents- Dr. Thaddeus & Eva Davis
John F. DAVIS May 20 1842 Oct 27 1860  
Dr. Thaddeus DAVIS Dec 18 1820 Mar 26 1871  
Thaddeus W. DAVIS Jun 7 1871 Jul 26 1872 Parents- Dr. Thaddeus & Eva Davis
Mary F. Underhill SHEARIN Sep 13 1861 Feb 25 1908 Husband- George W. Shearin
Charles P. TILLERY Mar 10 1843 Apr 14 1911  
Edwin Ferebee TILLERY Mar 12 1879 Dec 27 1906  
Mary Clark TRAVIS Feb 20 1843 Sep 13 1907  
Mary J. WHITEHEAD 1830 1904  
 

HILL TOP CEMETERY

Surveyed by William M. Parker in 1938

Location: Halifax, NC.   Is in the north east portion of Halifax directly back of the old Colonial cemetery and about 2 hundred yds. distant.  It is in the woods and is nearly (can't read the rest).

       
Don JONES 4-15-1840 5-3-1911  
Goodan JONES 3-15-1851 7-15-1907  
George L. MANLY 2-4-1906 2-21-1908 Son of George & Minnie Manley
James MORRIS 1848 1922 (Oddfellow)
Patsy MORRIS 1840 12-14-1928 Wife of James Morris
Nancy PRINCE 12-8-1834 5-19-1897  
Anne REDWOOD 12-25-1885 4-6-1924  
Gandis WALKER 1830 6-17-1910  
 

WILLIE JONES PRIVATE CEMETERY

Surveyed by William M. Parker in 1938

Location: Halifax, NC.  Back of the home of Mrs. Helen Marshal. It is near the Quankey creek ravine and across and opposite from the Episcopal cemetery.

       
Mary Montfort JONES 8-21-1788 6-29-1791 Dau of Willie and Mary Jones
       

Note: Near the cemetery is an old chimney which is all that is left of the residence of Willie Jones. An attached slip gives the writing on the plate which was placed on the chimney by the D.A.R.'s.

Tablet on chimney of Willie Jones- Former home

At the fireside of Willie Jones- whose home "the Grove" this tablet marks. He was the friend of Jefferson and most influential leader of his day of North Carolina Democracy and John Paul Jones found here hospitality , friendship, Refouge and happiness- errected April 6, 1934 by the National Society D. A. R.'s.

 
 

METHODIST CEMETERY

Surveyed by Emily Joyner on July 6, 1936

Location:  Halifax, NC.    This cemetery is located on the Methodist Church grounds.

 
Edwin T. CLARK Jul 12 1801 Aug 14 1888  
Mary M. CLARK May 4 1809 Sep 8 1870  
Josephine DICKENS Oct 1 1849 Feb 26 1900  
William FROELICH Oct 26 1861 Aug 10 1894  
Rev Lewis GRADY Dec 21 1839 Aug 4 1910  
Elizabeth HARRISON (not given) Oct 1872  
Margret E. HART Nov 16 1849 Oct 11 1881  
Mary D. HERVEY Aug 25 1854 Jul 10 1874  
C. H. B. HOMEPTON 1859 1901  
Robert HOWERTON Aug 7 1893 Sep 13 1896  
James Whedbee MULLEN 1809 1889  
H. S. NEVILLE (not given) May 26 1880  
George NORTHINGTON (not given) (not given)  
Thomas R. ROBERTSON Dec 25 1849 Sep 1897  
James Redmond WEEKS Jan 24 1847 May 30 1898  
Joseph WHITEHEAD Dec 23 1802 Sep 16 1888  
 

 

PURNELL CEMETERY

Surveyed by W. M. Parker in 1940

Location: Halifax, NC.   Cemetery is located behind the county garage, which is near the highway just outside the north city limits of Halifax.       Condition: Very poor.

 
Mrs. Susie JACKSON 1876 Apr 7 1938  
Edgar T. JOHNSON Oct 8 1904 Oct 21 1907 Son of Cary & Mattie Johnson
Wilson JOHNSON Dec 21 1912 Aug 1 1913 Son of Cary & Mattie Johnson
N. F. MILLS Aug 7 1899 May 8 1922  
Thomas MILLS Jan 10 1854 Dec 29 1919  
Plaize NORTHINGTON 1885 Apr 16 1933  
Salister NORTHINGTON Apr 2 1929 May 20 1929 Son of Pleasant & Mary Northington
 

 

SHEARIN CEMETERY

Surveyed by W. M. Parker in 1940

Location: Located between Halifax and Littleton, about 12 miles from Halifax, nearest highway is #301.         Condition:  Poor

 
Everline Ruth SHEARIN Jun 20 1872 1877  
Ransom M. SHEARIN Sep 14 1846 Feb 7 1911  
Mary S. SMITH Jan 25 1825 Mar 9 1905 Wife of Ransom Shearin
Mary E. SPENCE 1858 Oct 29 1910 Wife of Allen  Spence
Eliga WILLIAMS Mar 3 1863 Mar 23 1912  
Rufus Dalby WILLIAMS Oct 12 1899 Nov 7 1899 Son of Barbara & Eliga Williams
 

 

LEE WOOD CEMETERY

Surveyed by W. M. Parker in 1939

Location: Halifax, NC.  On outskirts of Halifax 1/4 mile beyond the railroad on a road that leads from the depot.   Turn right at first intersection and left at next intersection.  Condition:   Poor

 
Toppy SCOTT --------- --------- Age 21 years
 

 

UN-NAMED CEMETERY

Surveyed by W. M. Parker in 1939

Location:  Halifax, NC.  Northern Halifax County.  Highway 113.      Condition:   Very Poor

 
Ora GREEN 12-9-1901 11-10-1902 Dau of B. G. & Ettie Green
Nettie NEVILLE 3-24-1885 7-19-1903  
William R. NEVILLE 1857 7-20-1900  
Lillian B. WHITEHEAD 6-28-1897 5-12-1898 Dau of John G. and Ora L. Whitehead
 

 

BOND CEMETERY (Colored)

Surveyed by Kate J. Griffin in 1940

Location:  Littleton, NC.  Cemetery is located one-half mile from town of Littleton, on left hand side of Aurelian Spring Road.  About 100 yds. from the road.   Condition:   Good

 
Damis ALSTON --------- Jun 22 1907 Age 57 yrs.
Nelson DAVIS --------- Sep 19 1905 Age 64 yrs.
Revie PITCHFORD Jul 25 1912 Apr 25 1913 Dau of C. P. & Allie Pitchford
Emely RUSSELL --------- Mar 11 1911 Age 85 yrs.
Laura RUSSELL Sep 7 1894 Sep 2, 1902 Dau of Joe & Mary Russell
Billie WILLIAMS Dec 26 1885 Sep 9 1909  
 

 

JOHNSTON CEMETERY

Surveyed by Kate J. Griffin in 1940 (2 surveys)

Location: Littleton, NC.   This cemetery is located two miles from the town of Littleton.  On the right hand side of Eden Ferry Rd.                   Condition:  Poor

 
Martha A. JOHNSTON 1824 1902  
W. H. JOHNSTON 1812 1886  
Willis JOHNSTON 1847 1900 Son of Wade & Martha Johnston
 

 

     
William H. HARRIS Feb 7 1908 Sep 29 1910 Son of M. T. & Willie Harris
Amanda L. HARRISON Mar 18 1875 Feb 1 1910 Wife of James Harrison
Margret HARRISON May 21 1880 Mar 22 1908  
Susie HINES May 22 1890 Oct 18 1910  
Charlie H. NEAL --------- May 30 1910 Age 50
Rev. J. H. WILLIAMS --------- Apr 7 1912 Age 68
Louis E. WILKINS --------- Jun 1911  
 

 

NEWSOM CEMETERY

Surveyed by Kate J. Griffin in 1940

Location:  Littleton, NC.   Located two and one-fourth miles from Littleton, about one-fourth mile from Eden's Road on a side road.             Condition: Poor

 
David P. & Nancy  JENKINS ---------- ---------- Mother & Father of Eliza Ann Little
Miles R. KING     Corp. 43 N.C. Inf. C.S.A.
Eliza Ann LITTLE May 8 1827 Feb 28 1901  
Lemuel C. NEWSOM ---------- May 23 1864 Age 23 yrs.  C. A, 14 N.C. Troops- Wounded at the battle of Spottsylvania C. H.
 
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