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Brooks-Midyett Cemetery

This cemetery is located on State Rd. 1117, Gull Rock (Mount Pleasant) in Lake Landing Township, Hyde County.  Unless otherwise noted, photographs were taken by Ken Mason in 2010 & 2011.  Most items found in brackets come from In Memory Of...An Index to Hyde County Cemeteries or from personal research by various contributors.

Name

Birth Date

Death Date

Epitaph / Comments

Bateman, Lawrence [Mar. 8, 1865] Aug. 14, 1865 In Memory Of - Son of John & Margaret E. Bateman - Aged 5 months & 6 days
Bateman, Mary c1855   [Age 5 in 1860 but not with her family in 1870.  May have been dead by 1870.]
Berry, Aretha Mason Oct. 12, 1896 Feb. 27, 1937 His Wife  [Double with Robert B. Berry]
Berry, Israel S. [Aug. 26, 1854/55] [Aug. 6, 1931] [no headstone found]
Berry, Mary Ann [Jan. 10, 1856] [Sept. 1, 1932] [no headstone found] [death certificate states buried in Lake Comfort Cemetery]
Berry, Robert B. [Burrus] Feb. 25, 1880 Dec. 2, 1946 [Double with Aretha Mason Berry]
Brooks, B. [Benjamin] Lawrence [Nov. 24] 1885 [Aug. 6] 1963

[see death certificate]

Brooks, Benjamin T. [Thomas] Mar. 20, 1934 Sept. 16, 1986 In Loving Memory  [Double with Joyce W. Brooks]
Brooks, Caleb Foreman Aug. 31, 1797 [Apr. 20, 1885] [no headstone found]  Birth date from the William Brooks Bible
Brooks, David [Feb. 1, 1801] [before 1860] [Ballast stone with "DB" on it]
Brooks, Dorothy Lee Nov. 28, 1909 Aug. 27, 1942 Gone, but not forgotten.
Brooks, Joyce W. July 24, 1938 Apr. 18, 1992 In Loving Memory  [Double with Benjamin T. Brooks]
Brooks, Larry Leslie Feb. 3, 1943 May 23, 1999 SFC US Army Vietnam - Daddy [see obituary]
Brooks, Leslie Merritt June 1, 1905 June 22, 1972 [see death certificate]
Brooks, Maggie Lee Sep. 13, 1915 Aug. 30, 1945 Wife of Leslie Brooks - Gone but not forgotten
Brooks, Mahala Hodges c1830 Oct. 26, 1862 [no headstone found]  [1st wife of Pardon Sheldon Brooks; death date in the Pardon S. Brooks Bible]
Brooks, Martha [July 22, 1763] December 8th 1826 Sacred to the memory of - aged 63 years 4 months and 16 days - Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord.
Brooks, Mattie S. [Oct. 18] 1880 [Feb. 19] 1972 Martha
Brooks, Norma E. [Elizabeth] April 18, 1859 March 2, 1932 [grave covered with cement]
Brooks, P.H. [Patsy Hill] June 10, 1863 Jan. 18, 1883 [no headstone found]  Birth & death dates are from the William Brooks Bible
Brooks, Pardon Sheldon May 14, 1839 July 13, 1901 [Ballast stone with "PB"]  Birth & death dates are from the Pardon S. Brooks Bible
Brooks, Penelope Jan. 2, 1822 Mar. 15, 1902 [grave covered with cement]
Brooks, Polly March 26th 1796 November 7th 1862 In memory of - Daughter of Banister & Seleah Midyett - By faith she lived.  In faith she died.
[another photo by Sandra Carawan]
Brooks, Samuel Sheldon Nov. 15, 1794 Nov. 7, 1865  
Brooks, Thomas Sr. Mar. 7, 1738 after 1804 [Ballast stone with "TB"]
Brooks, William Mar. 12, 1756 June 5, 1838 In Memory Of - Aged 82 years 2 months and 22 days.

My living friends, As you pass by
As you are now, so once was I
As I am now, You must shortly be
Prepare yourself to follow me.

Carter, Rena E. Aug. 7, 1924 Aug. 8, 2001 Beloved daughter of Raymond & Mary Payne
Credle, Harold Martin Mar. 7, 1895 July 8, 1900 Safe in the shepherd's arms.
Credle, Henry Wilson Mar. 30, 1887 Jan. 26, 1900  
Credle, Mazah Lee March 2, 1899 May 3, 1902 Dau of Thomas & Lizzie Credle
Donaldson, Hannah [c1731] June the 23d 1808 In Memory Of - aged 77 years

In Faith she died, in dust she lies;  But Faith Foresees that Dust shall rise, When Jesus calls; while Hope assumes, And boast her Joy among the Tombs.

Douglas, Thomas D. [Demsey] [Sept. 21, 1820] June 10, 1854 In Memory Of - Son of Thomas and Margaret Douglas - Aged 33 years 8 months and 19? days  [Closeup photo]
Douglass, Celia Asenath c1815 bet. 1877-1888 [no headstone found]
Douglass, Celia Midyett Apr. 4, 1842 July 13, 1842  
Douglass, Josie Asenath c1874   [no headstone found]
Douglass, Mary c1765 after 1811 [no headstone found]
Douglass, Patsey Jones Aug. 10, 1853 Nov. 12, 1862 Daughter of Sam T. & Celia Douglass  [another photo by Sandra Carawan]
Douglass, Patsy Jones 1868 Aug. 19, 1904 [Patsy Hamilton, age 19, married Wm. Harrison Douglass, age 40 in Hyde Co. on Oct. 9, 1885 - 1880 census states Patsy E., age 12; 1900 census states birth date as April 1870]
Douglass, William Bannister 1850 Oct. 25, 1922 [no headstone found but death certificate states buried at Mount Pleasant]
Douglass, William Harrison [Mar. 1839] [Oct. 11, 1905] [no headstone found]
Douglass, William Samuel [c1805] [Jan. 17, 1840] [no headstone found]
Douglass, Zilpah [Nov. 7, 1808] June 2nd, 1844 In memory of - Wife of William S. Douglas and daughter of David and Bethany Paine [2012 photo by Brenda Douglas]
Emery, Arabella Mar. 27, 1865 June 1, 1942 [grave covered with cement]  [death certificate mostly unreadable]
Emory, Charles B. Aug. 2, 1860 Aug. 26, 1948 [grave covered with cement]  [see death certificate]
Emory, Charles Thomas [Aug. 4, 1889] [Apr. 11, 1955] [grave covered with cement]  [see death certificate]
Emory, Lewis G. Jan. 1, 1905 May 30, 1987 In God's Care  [Double with Missouria R. Emory]
Emory, Missouria R. Mar. 4, 1896 Aug. 11, 1984 In God's Care  [Double with Lewis G. Emory]
Gibbs, Addie Payne Sept. 29, 1885 Aug. 29, 1977  
Gibbs, Bannister Apr. 3, 1856 Apr. 10, 1915 [Death certificate states birth as April 3, 1848 & death as April 11, 1915 in Bath, Beaufort Co., NC.  Also states buried at Bayside Cemetery in Beaufort County. Bannister married Sarah Ann Brooks in Hyde Co. on Jan. 12, 1871 and they lived in Hyde from 1880-1910.  His birth in the 1900 census is given as April 1848.]
Gibbs, Benj. H. [Harrison] Mar. 2, 1875 Jan. 21, 1940 Father - At Rest  [see death certificate]  [Closeup photo]
Gibbs, Hugh L. [Linwood] Jr. Oct. 19, 1950 [Dec. 13. 2011] [Double with Lois H. Gibbs]
Husband - "Buddy" Those who knew them could not help loving them. - Till we meet again.
Gibbs, Hugh Linwood Sr. Sep. 6, 1915 Feb. 5, 2003 CBM - US Coast Guard - World War II  [see obituary]
Gibbs, Ida E. [Elizabeth] Mar. 9, 1872 Nov. 26, 1949 God's great gift returned to God - My mother  [death certificate states birth as Mar. 8, 1872.]
Gibbs, James Franklin [Jan. 5, 1857] [Mar. 17, 1922] [no headstone found]  [see death certificate]
Gibbs, Lois H. Feb. 13, 1934 May 29, 2008 [Double with Hugh L. Gibbs, Jr.]
Wife - Those who knew them could not help loving them. - Till we meet again.  [see obituary]
Gibbs, Margaret Francis Dec. 22, 1837 July 11, 1899 At Rest
Gibbs, Mather Thomas [Oct. 3, 1925] [Aug. 27, 1972] North Carolina - PFC Co. A, 410 Infantry - World War II
[No visible dates on the military marker but death certificate states birth as Oct 3, 1925 & death as Aug. 27, 1972.  Birth certificate & Social Security Death Index also indicate birth as Oct. 3, 1925.]
Gibbs, Mildred Mason Jan. 11, 1924 Jan. 17, 2005 Love-Light Shining - Mama [see obituary]
Gibbs, Pimp W. [Pimpkinson William] Jan. 9, 1899 July 20, 1922 He was a kind loving son and affectionate brother.
Gibbs, Sally Ann Brooks Apr. 14, 1856 Mar. 17, 1896  
Gibbs, Sallie Ann 1855 Oct. 20, 1917 [no headstone found]  [see death certificate]  [Sally Ann Harris, age 18, married Fredrick Meekins, age 19, on Mar. 24, 1877 which would put Sallie's birth year at c1859.  Sallie Ann Meekins, age 31, married George A. Gibbs, age 25, on Apr. 22, 1894 which would put Sallie's birth year at c1863.  In 1900 Sallyan states her birth as March 1860.]
Harris, Scephas Rudolph Jr. Apr. 27, 1933 Apr. 27, 1933 [grave covered with cement]
Jolly, A. Gould 1913 1990 In love we served, in faith we hoped.  [Double with Gladys B. Jolly]
Jolly, Gladys B. 1924 1981 In love we served, in faith we hoped.  [Double with A. Gould Jolly]
Jolly, Helen D. Dec. 26, 1911 Sept. 17, 2002 [Double with R. Leonard Jolly]  [see obituary]
Jolly R. Leonard May 26, 1911 July 27, 1998 [Double with Gladys D. Jolly]
Jordan, Julia [Aug. 12, 1904] [Dec. 24, 1916] [no headstone found; no place of burial given on death certificate]
Kight, John Fisk Jul. 12, 1915 Jan. 23, 1991 PFC US Army World War II Korea  [closeup]  [see obituary]
Litchfield, Brittann [July 1835]
[1900 census]
Dec. 2, 1914 [grave covered with cement]  [see death certificate]
Mason, Alexander W. [Warren] Nov. 5, 1885 Dec. 12, 1956 Father  [Double with Neta Emery Mason]  [see obituary]
Mason, C.J. [Christopher Jones "Kit"] Apr. 19, 1847
[Pamlico Co.]
Aug. 7, 1914
[Beaufort Co.]
Gone, but not forgotten.  [see death certificate]
Mason, C. [Christopher] Roscoe Nov. 1, 1902 Oct. 28, 1959 They are not lost who find the light of sun and stars and God.
Mason, Clara J. [Clarissa Jane] April 6, 1859 June 7, 1926 Gone, but not forgotten.
Mason, Marion R. [Roscoe] Apr. 14, 1927 Apr. 24, 1927 Infant Son
Mason, Minnie W. [Wallace] Mar. 18, 1903 Jan. 5, 1994 "Forever in our hearts"  [see obituary]
Mason, Neta Emery Sept. 25, 1895 Sept. 4, 1939 Mother  [Double with Alexander W.  Mason]
Mason, Parmelia S. Dec. 27, 1877 Sept. 30, 1884 Asleep in Jesus.
Midget, Christopher O'Neal     Ballast stone with CON
Midget, Mary Christmas     Ballast stone with MXM
Midgett, John W. [Wilfington] July 31, 1870 Feb. 7, 1926 Father - There is rest in heaven.
Midgett, Warren S. [Spencer] July 15, 1833 Sept. 13, 1910 Scared to the memory of - Son of Daniel & Sallie E. Midgett his wife- Gone, but not forgotten.
[see photos of William & Mary]
Midgette, Mary Jan. 20, 1924 June 19, 2005 [see obituary]
Midyett, Asenath [Sept. 15, 1796] Aug. 25, 1867 In memory of - Aged 70 years, 11 mo's & 10 days - Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord.
Midyett, Aseneth W. [Mar. 10, 1880] Sept. 15, 1886 To the  memory of - Daughter of W.S. & Mary L. Midyett - Aged 6 yrs. 6 mos. & 5 dys.
Asleep in Jesus peaceful? rest.
Midyett, Banister [May 1, 1766] March 26th 1824 Sacred to the memory of - Aged 57 years 10 months and 26 days.
Midyett, Banister Daniel February 8, 1818 October 29, 1842 Son of Benj. & Senith? Midyett  [Aged] 24 years 8 Months and 21 Days.
[Closeup photo - whole tombstone almost unreadable]
Midyett, Benjamin [Dec. 22, 1792] January 6, 1862 To the memory of - aged 69 years & 28 days.  [another photo by Sandra Carawan]
Midyett, Benjamin [Nov. 29, 1836] [Nov. 28, 1838]  
Midyett, Benjamin B.D. [Banister Daniel] [Sept. 9, 1842] Jan. 12, 1844 Son of Bannister D. & Bethany M. Midyett - aged 1 year, 4 mo. & 3 days.
Midyett, Bethaney [c1734] [Feb. 1795] Ballast stone with BM
Midyett, Mrs. Celia [May 26, 1767] Dec. 22, 1839 Sacred to the Memory of - aged 72 years, 6 mo. & 26 days.
Midyett, Charlie Monroe [Oct. 1, 1857] [Oct. 8, 1857]  
Midyett, Daniel Paine April 5th 1841 [Nov. 28, 1841] In memory of - Son of Jno. & Rebecca Midyett
Midyett, Emma Courtney [Feb. 7, 1820 c1825] [no headstone found]
Midyett, George P. [Pugh] [Oct. 7, 1803] June 25th 1842 Sacred to the memory of - aged 38 Years 8 Months and 18 Days
Midyett, Henry V. [Vernon] Sept. 30, 1832 Jan. 2, 1870 In memory of - Aged 37 years, 3 months & 2 days [almost unreadable]
Midyett, John Jr.      
Midyett, John Paine      
Midyett, Little John P. c1840 April 9th 1841 Aged 3 [rest is unreadable]
Midyett, Mary Elizabeth      
Midyett, Otway Burns [Jan. 23 1823] [Apr. 14, 1839]  
Midyett, Sally B. [July 30, 1861] May 16, 1862 Sacred To the memory of - aged 9 months & 16 days.
Midyette, Annette [Sylvia] Oct. 16, 1934 Nov. 28, 1935 At Rest  [Triple with Verona & Elvelyn Midyette]
Midyette, Asenath Lydia      
Midyette, Calvin Coolidge Mar. 17, 1925 Mar. 19, 1944 Son - In Loving Memory
Midyette, Clydia G. [Gibbs] June 27, 1904 Jan. 13, 1972 Mother - We are lonesome without you.  [see obituary]
Midyette, Daniel Jr. [June 22, 1838] [Sept. 15, 1915] [no headstone found]  [see death certificate]
Midyette, D. [Daniel] Hill Jan. 18, 1883 Dec. 24, 1939 Father - Gone but not forgotten.
Midyette, Elvelyn Feb. 27, 1921 Apr. 12, 1931 At Rest  [Triple with Annette & Verona Midyette]
Midyette, Jennie Carpenter [Mar. 4, 1886] [Sept. 17, 1917] [grave covered with cement]
Midyette, Mary Little July 22, 1836 Nov. 16, 1911 Sacred to the memory of - Dau of Benjamin & Asenath Midyette
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
 [see photos of Mary & her husband Wm. Warren Spencer Midyette]
Midyette, Patsy Hill [June 10, 1863] Jan, 18, 1883 [no headstone found]
Midyette, Rebecca [Mar. 18, 1808] [Dec, 13, 1842]  
Midyette, Robert Caroon [Aug. 3, 1849] [May 10, 1872]  
Midyette, Verona Sept. 4, 1928 Sept. 12, 1928 At Rest  [Triple with Annette & Elvelyn Midyette]
Moore, L.P. Jan. 17, 1919 July 4, 1989 Served in the US Army-World War II -- Loving husband and devoted father.
[see obituary]
O'Neal, Bethana Midyett [ June 23, 1845] March 23d 1847 In memory of - daughter of Benjamin & Celia O'Neal - aged 1 year & 9 months
O'Neal, Emma A. [Amanda] Sept. 17, 1876 June 12, 1954 [see photo of Emma]
O'Neal, Ione June 22, 1903 Jan. 30, 1987  
O'Neal, Joseph T. [Tarkenton] Apr. 6, 1874 May 19, 1949  
O'Neal, Millie C. [Crofton] [Feb. 14, 1900] [May 18, 1902] Dau of J.P?. & Emma A. O'Neal - Another little face for the Throne.
Paine, Bethany [c1780] 1841 [Ballast stone with BP]
Paine, David [c1780] [before 1841] [Ballast stone with DP]
Payne, Adeline B. [Brooks] [Apr. 10] 1854 [Nov. 28] 1945 Mother  [Double with Millard F. Payne]  [see photo of Adeline]
Payne, Alton Leroy Nov. 21, 1911 Feb. 7, 1914 At Rest. - Our Baby
Payne, Alton W. [Warren] Sr. Dec. 6, 1918 Mar. 19, 1992 [another photo by Kay Sheppard]  [see a 1961 photo of Alton]
Payne, Archie M. [Melling] Jr. Mar. 22, 1966 Mar. 23, 1966 Son of Archie & Frances Payne
Payne, Cora Lee [Mar. 1, 1877] [Oct. 25, 1888] [no headstone found]
Payne, Etha A. [Amelia] Dec. 19, 1890 June 6, 1972 Into thy hands I commend my spirit.
[Double with Warren B. Payne]  [see 1961 photo of Etha & her husband Warren B. Payne]
Payne, Katie Mildred [Feb. 22, 1888] [Oct. 5, 1888] [no headstone found]
Payne, Mary B. [Burgess] May 22, 1903 Apr. 9, 1978 [Double with Raymond W. Payne]
Payne, Millard F. [Filmore] [Jan. 10] 1851 [Apr. 27] 1930 Father  [Double with Adeline B. Payne]  [see death certificate]
Payne, Raymond W. [Warren] June 8, 1901 July 6, 1980 [Double with Mary B. Payne]
Payne, Warren B. [Benjamin] Mar. 1, 1877 June 28, 1969 Into thy hands I commend my spirit.
[Double with Etha A. Payne]  [see 1961 photo of Warren B. Payn & his wife, Etha]
Pugh. Alfred Jackson Oct. 10, 1894 July 25, 1972 North Carolina; Pvt. US Army; World War I
Pugh, Clarabelle M. [Mason] Aug. 31, 1912 Mar. 18, 1971 Our life was beauty, truth, goodness and love.  [Double with Leonard T. Pugh]
 
Pugh, Leonard T. [Theodore] Jan. 3, 1909 Jan. 9, 2001 Our life was beauty, truth, goodness and love.  [Double with Clarabelle M. Pugh]
[see obituary]
Pugh, Willie O'Neal June 11, 1906 Nov. 9, 1996 Wife of Alfred J. Pugh  [see obituary]  [see photo of Willie]
Quidley, Earnest Linwood 1907 Oct. 27, 1972  
Quidley, John Odell Jan. 25, 1879 Dec. 17, 1934  
Quidley, Sophia Douglass Oct. 29, 1882 Oct. 16, 1918  
Robinson, Benjamin H. [Harvey] Oct. 14, 1854 June 13, 1872 In memory of
Robinson, Ella C. Sept. 4, 1866 Nov. 22, 1886 Wife of M.M. Robinson
Robinson, Harvey [Aug. 18, 1784] November 19, 1860 Sacred To the memory of - aged 76 years, 3 months & 1 day
Robinson, Jarred D. [Dickinson] Feb. 6, 1823 June 13, 1872 In memory of - [another photo by Sandra Carawan]
Robinson, Lydia [c1803] [Apr. 22, 1887] [no headstone found]
Robinson, Marvin Monroe Sr. [Oct. 25, 1838] [Oct. 4, 1862] [no headstone found]
Robinson, Mary Israel [Mar. 12, 1840] [Nov. 26, 1881] [no headstone found]
Robinson, Susan Leath [May 8, 1827] Oct. 3, 1867 In memory of - Wife of Jared D. Robinson and daughter of Benj. & Asenath Midyett.
Aged 40 y'rs 4 mo's & 25 days.

Dearest Susan thou hast left us,
We thy loss most deeply feel;
But 'tis God that hath bereft us,
He can all our sorrows heal.

Satterthwaite, Sabrah David [May 8, 1841] [July 24, 1871] [no headstone found]
Selby, Melton Edward [Dec. 6, 1854] [Sept. 2, 1938] [no headstone found but death certificate states buried at Gulrock]
Selby, Nancy [May 24, 1872] [May 17, 1944] [no headstone found but death certificate states buried in Brooks Cemetery]
Selby, William Edward [July 7, 1884] [Nov. 1, 1938] [no headstone found but death certificate states buried at Gulrock]]
Smith, David Ross Aug. 25, 1923 Dec. 4, 1990 RM2 US Navy World War II  [see obituary]
Smith, Susan Schmitt Sep. 2, 1924 Jan. 17, 1997 US Navy World War II 
Steen, Mannie W. [Waverly] Oct. 9, 1888 Feb. 24, 1958 In Loving Memory  [Double with Martha W. Steen]  [Military stone]
Steen, Martha W. Dec. 19, 1906 Nov. 27, 1995 In Loving Memory  [Double with Mannie W. Steen]
Swindell, Emily [black] [c1860] [c1900] [no headstone found]
Swindell, Hannah [black] [Jan. 17, 1862] [Feb. 22, 1930] [no headstone found but death certificate states buried at Mt. Pleasant]
Swindell, Luther [black] c1852 [Feb. 4, 1952] [no headstone found but death certificate states age 100 and buried at Gulrock]
Watson, Annie Laura Brooks [Oct. 8, 1875] [Apr. 8, 1948] [death certificate states buried in Brooks Cemetery in Gulrock]
Watson, Edward A. [Jan. 31, 1895] [May 12, 1961] [death certificate states buried in Brooks Cemetery in Gulrock]
Watson, Ellis Breakenridge [Feb. 1858] [Aug. 31, 1913] [no headstone found]
Watson, Joyce Brooks c1939 Apr. 18, 1992 [see obituary]
Watson, Margaret Francis [Sept. 21, 1901] [Oct. 10, 1936] [no headstone found but death certificate states buried at Gulrock, NC]
White, Ann Eliza Dec. 28, 1834 Apr. 11, 1895 Sweetly sleeping.
White, Edward Brooks [Oct. 14, 1845] [Sept. 24, 1925] [no headstone found but death certificate states buried at Mt. Pleasant, NC]
White, Henry Clay [Dec. 9, 1868] [Feb. 9, 1869 [no headstone found]
White, James Walton [Nov. 11, 1896] [May 24, 1902] [no headstone found]

White, Joseph H. [Henry]

Jan. 16, 1838 Aug. 28, 1925 At rest.
White, Zadie Jane [Dec. 23, 1847] [c1895] [no headstone found]
Williams, Arcadia Foreman [Oct. 3, 1845] [Aug. 4, 1866] [no headstone found]