Forest Hill Cemetery: Interments and Submissions

FOREST HILL CEMETERY, NASHVILLE, NASH COUNTY, NC:  INTERMENTS AND SUBMISSIONS.

Please submit all of your kin buried in Forest Hill Cemetery, including re-interments from other Nash cemeteries, and include basic information on them.  Please explain the family relationships of people buried at Forest Hill.

If you prefer, simply submit the traditional style of:

ALBERT BELL [8 June 1882 – 19 July 1946].

Also, listed below is the Find-A-Grave website for six hundred and four interments at Forest Hill Cemetery.  You might want to check that site before you submit your kin to this site.  Please submit additional information on your kin listed on Find-A-Grave if you wish.

Further, if you wish, please add a list of cemeteries in which other nuclear family members are buried.

*************************************

INDEX

A

AVENT, Mattie Drake #25


B

BELL, Albert Turner #1 [husband of Mamie Harper]

BELL, Mary William “Mamie” Harper #2 [wife of Albert Bell]

BELL, [Sr], Charles Ernest  #9 [husband of Minnie Edwards]

BELL, Minnie Edwards #10 [wife of Ernest Bell]

BELL [Jr], Charles Ernest #11 [son of Ernest & Minnie Bell; husband of Gladys  Durango  Broadway   [1931 - 7 November 1973], Durango is buried in Pineview Cemetery, Rocky Mt., Edgecombe County, NC]

BELL, Horace Albert #5 [husband of Sadie Farmer]

BELL, Sadie Farmer  #6 [wife of Horace Bell]

BELL [Jr], Paul Vernon #12 [husband of Eunice Marie Mullen]

BELL, Eunice Marie Mullen  #13  [wife of Paul Bell]

BODDIE, James B. H.  #21  [father of Viola Boddie, husband of Leah S. Vick]

BODDIE, Leah S. Vick  #22  [mother of Viola Boddie, wife of James B. H. Boddie]

BODDIE, Viola  #20  [daughter of James and Leah Vick Boddie]

C

COOLEY, Harold Dunbar #14 [husband of Madeline Strickland]

COOLEY, Madeline  Matilda  Strickland  #15 [wife of Harold Cooley]

COOPER, Mollie Winstead  #24

H

HARPER, BUCHANAN “Buck”  #7  [husband of Sallie Griffin]

HARPER, SALLIE ANN GRIFFIN  #8  [wife of Buck Harper]

P

PRICE [Sr.], Nathan Alonzo  #19  [husband of Bertha Proctor, the daughter of Henry and Minnie Moore Proctor]

PROCTOR, Edith Irma Bell #3 [wife of John Proctor]

PROCTOR, John Gray #4 [husband of Irma Bell]

PROCTOR, William Henry #16 [husband of Minnie Moore]

PROCTOR, Minnie J. Moore  #17 [wife of Henry Proctor]

PROCTOR, Homer Stonewall #18 [son of Henry and Minnie Moore Proctor]

R

ROSE, Nettie Moore  #23

W

WELLS, William W.  #26

***************************************************

THE FOLLOWING PEOPLE ARE BURIED IN FOREST HILL CEMETERY, NASHVILLE, NASH COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA

*****************************

submitted by: Earl P. Bell,  Jr.

posted:  22 April 2010

BELL FAMILY BURIAL PLOT [includes: Albert and Mamie Harper Bell; John Gray and Edith Irma Bell Proctor; and Horace Albert Bell.  Irma Bell Proctor and Horace Bell are brother and sister, children of Albert and Mamie Bell]

1.  ALBERT TURNER BELL. (son of JOHN LINDSEY BELL, SR. and DELLA JOSEPHINE AYCOCK; husband of Mamie William Harper; father of Irma Bell Proctor and Horace A. Bell)

Born: 8 June 8 1882

Where: Black Creek Twp., Wilson County, NC.

Married: 14 December 1904

Where: Nashville Twp., Nash County, NC.

Died: 19 July 1946

Nashville Twp., Nash County, NC

2.  MARY (MAMIE) WILLIAM HARPER BELL (daughter of BUCHANAN “BUCK” HARPER and SALLIE GRIFFIN; wife of ALBERT TURNER BELL; and mother of Irma Bell Proctor and Horace A. Bell)

Born:  22 July 1884

Where:  Nashville Twp., Nash County, NC

Died:  11 November 1941

Where:  Park View Hospital, Rocky Mount, Nash County, North Carolina

3.  EDITH IRMA BELL PROCTOR (oldest daughter of ALBERT and MAMIE HARPER BELL; wife of John Gray Proctor)

Born: 8 Oct. 1905

Where:  Nashville Twp., Nash County, NC

Married: 1 January 1927

Where: Nashville Twp., Nash County, NC

Died: 19 February 1977

Where: Rocky Mount, Edgecombe County, NC

4.  JOHN GRAY PROCTOR (son of JOHN FREDERICK PROCTOR and MARTHA WALIN; husband of IRMA BELL PROCTOR)

Born: 25 January 1899

Where:  Edgecombe County, NC

Died: 13 April 1975

Where:  Westgate Nursing Home, Rocky Mount, Edgecombe County, NC

5.  HORACE ALBERT BELL (son of ALBERT and MAMIE HARPER BELL; husband of SADIE FARMER)

Born 25 August 1915

Where: Nashville Twp., Nash County, NC

Married 3 November 1943

Where:  Preacher’s house next to the lst Baptist Church, Rocky Mt., NC.

Died: March 4, 1984

Where: home of Old Raleigh Road Extension, Rocky Mt., Edgecombe County, NC.

6.  SADIE FARMER BELL

Other burial places for the children of Albert and Mamie Harper Bell:

Leslie Bell in Pineview; Annie Bell Dunn in Pineview; Frances Bell in Pineview; Earl Bell, Sr. in Aulander, Bertie County, NC; and Hoyt Bell in Siler City, Alamance County, NC;

********************************

Submitted by:  Earl P. Bell, Jr.

Posted:  22 April 2010

7.  BUCHANAN “Buck” HARPER (son of W. J. B. HARPER, JR. and SIDNEY SMITH RICKS HARPER; husband of SALLIE GRIFFIN; father of MAMIE HARPER BELL, IDA HARPER HOCUTT and CLARA HARPER JONES)

Born:  16 April 1854

Where: Nashville Twp., Nash County, NC

Married: 1876

Where:  Nashville Twp., Nash County, NC

Died: 10 February 1921

Where:  Nashville Twp., Nash County, NC

8.  SALLIE GRIFFIN HARPER [daughter of THOMAS EDWARDS GRIFFIN and MILDRED “Milly” REED REDDING; wife of BUCHANAN “BUCK” HARPER; mother of MAMIE WILLIAM HARPER BELL; IDA HARPER HOCUTT (HUSBAND: REV. JOSEPH HOCUTT) and CLARA HARPER JONES (HUSBAND: LUTHER JONES); all three sisters lived on adjoining farms about two miles east off of the town of Nashville on Hwy. 64 in Nashville Twp.)

b. 4 May 1851

w. Arringtons Twp., Nash County, NC [Post Office:  Battlesboro]

d. 12 May 1907

w. Wilson County, NC

[TB Sanitorium]

******************************

Submitted by Earl P. Bell, Jr.

Posted:  22 April 2010

9.  CHARLES ERNEST BELL, SR. (son of JOHN LINDSEY [SR.] and LULA ROSE BELL; husband of MINNIE EDWARDS; half brother of ALBERT TURNER BELL)

Born  30 Nov., 1891

Where:  Black Creek Twp;,  Wilson Co.NC;

Married:  23 March 1913

Where: Oak Level Twp., Nash County, NC

Died: 6 April, 1974

Stony Creek Twp., Nash Co., North Carolina

10.  MINNIE EDWARDS BELL (daughter of LEMON GRAY EDWARDS [September 1853 – 27 January 1937] and  FANNY A. SCHNERINER [7 May 1857 – 30 January 1916]

Born 24 April 1897

Where:  Nash County, NC

Died 2 December 1982

Where:  Oak Level Twp., Nash County, NC

11.  CHARLES ERNEST “Bo”  BELL, JR. (son of CHARLES ERNEST [SR.] and MINNIE EDWARDS BELL; husband of GLADYS DURANGO BROADWAY [1931 - 7 November 1973], DURANGO is buried in Pineview Cemetery)

Born: 3 January 1928

Where: Oak Level Twp., Nash County, NC

Died: 28 May 1994

Where:  Rocky Mount, Edgecombe County, NC

***********************************

12.  PAUL VERNON BELL, JR. (son of PAUL VERNON BELL, SR. and ROSA WHITLEY BELL; husband of EUNICE MARIE MULLEN)

Born: 12 September 1923.

Where:  Oak Level Twp., Nash County, NC

Married: 21  September 1946.

Died: 4 August 1998.

Where:  Oak Level Twp., Nash County, NC

13.  EUNICE MARIE MULLEN. (wife of PAUL VERNON BELL, JR.)

Born:  19 October 1927

Died: 7 June 1997

Where: Oak Level Twp., Nash County, NC

**************************************

14.  HAROLD DUNBAR COOLEY (son of ROGER A. PRYOR COOLEY and HATTIE DAVIS COOLEY; husband of MADELINE MATILDA STRICKLAND COOLEY)

Born: 26 July 1897

Where:  Nashville, Nash County, NC

Married:  1923

Where:  Nash County, NC

Died:  15 January 1974

Where:  Wilson Memorial Hospital, Wilson County, NC

15.  MADELINE MATILDA STRICKLAND COOLEY

Born:  22 January 1901

Where:  Nash County, NC

Married:  1923

Where:  Nash County, NC

Died:  13 November 1981

Where:  Wilson, Wilson County, NC

**************************************

submitted by:  Earl P. Bell, Jr.

date:  27 April 2010

16.  WILLIAM HENRY PROCTOR [husband of MINNIE MOORE PROCTOR; father of HOMER STONEWALL PROCTOR]

Born: 9 September 1867

Where:  Cooper’s Twp., Nash County, NC

Died:  1 September 1951

Where:  Oak Level Twp., Nash County, NC

17.  MINNIE J. PROCTOR (MINNIE MOORE PROCTOR), wife of HENRY PROCTOR, mother of HOMER STONEWALL PROCTOR.

Born:  2 May 1869

Where:  Wilson County, NC

Died:  13 August 1942

Where:  Oak Level Twp., Nash County, NC

18.  HOMER STONEWALL PROCTOR, son of Henry and Minnie Moore Proctor.

Born:  2 October 1894

Where:  Oak Level Twp., Nash County, NC

Died:  9 October 1918 with pneumonia

Where:  France

19.  NATHAN ALONZO PRICE, SR. , husband of BERTHA PROCTOR, father of NATHAN ALONZO “Bill”  PRICE, JR..

Born:  15 June 1896

Where: Nash County, NC

Died:  1 March 1966

Where:  Oak Level Twp., Nash County, NC

Inscription: “NORTH CAROLINA  Pvt. Co. G 147 Infantry  World War I”

Additional Information: BERTHA PROCTOR PRICE, wife of NATHAN ALONZO PRICE, SR. and her son NATHAN ALONZO PRICE, JR. are buried in Greenville, South Carolina.

**************************************

20.  VIOLA BODDIE, daughter of James B. H. and Leah S. Vick Boddie

Born:  2 October 1863 i

Where:  Castalia Township, Nash County, North Carolina.

Died:  20 March 1940

Where:  Wesley Long Hospital, Greensboro, Guilford County, NC

21.  JAMES B. H. BODDIE

22.  LEAH S. VICK BODDIE

23.  NETTIE MOORE ROSE [18 May 1877 - 3 March 1955]

24.  MOLLIE WINSTEAD COOPER [26 December 1877 - 21 January 1966]

25.  MATTIE DRAKE AVENT [12 March 1885 -  7 August 1962]

26.  WILLIAM W. WELLS  [1869 - 14 October 1940], wife LOUISE COOPER; lived in the Town of Nashville.

*******************************

FOREST HILL CEMETERY INTERMENTS FOUND ON FIND-A-GRAVE

604 listings as of 21 April 2010

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=47395&CScnty=1714&CSsr=61&