M. E. McKINNON CEMETERY
Surveyed by Woodford Sherrill and Jack Ingram
Go north of Ellerbe on Hwy 220 or 73 toward Windblow. It is located off SR#1462---Gallimore Road approximately 2.5 miles
to the Herman Bennent farm house. The house is on the right of the road and just passed the house is a dirt road on the
right. The cemetery is down this road through the field to the left in a grove of trees with a lot os overgrowth. It is
hard to find. Directions and additional data provided by Shirley Y. Moore September 2013.
Contact: Myrtle Bridges
There are only two visible tombstones at this place.
McKinnon Mary Elizabeth 6/17/1842 10/10/15
Mary Elizabeth Sanders McKinnon b. June 17, 1841 d. October 10, 1915 Age 73
w/o John H. McKinnon Her father was Judge Sanders, mother Fannie---, both born Montgomery County. ( 2X great grandmother of Shirley Young Moore )
Chappell Mary E. 6/5/1876 11/21/24 Wife of W.T. Chappell
Mary Elizabeth 'Bettie' McKinnon Chappell b. June 5, 1876 d. November 21, 1924 Age 48
d/o John H. McKinnon and Mary Elizabeth McKinnon w/o William Thomas Chappell. Married June 3, 1900.
Died of heart failure. ( Great Grandmother of Shirley Young Moore )
McKinnon Family tradition says there are 8 to 10 people buried in this cemetery. Graves below this line were not visible in October 2013.
John H. McKinnon b. 1828 or 1829 d. 1900-1915 h/o Mary Elizabeth Sanders. ( 2X great grandfather of Shirley Young Moore )
Couple lived in Fairgrounds District during 1850 Census of Richmond County, NC
Sarah McKinnon b. 1857 d. 1865 d/o John H. McKinnon & Mary Elizabeth
John C. McKinnon b. October 25, 1862 d. September 11, 1939 Age 77
s/o John H. & Mary Elizabeth McKinnon h/o Frances Ann Henry ( Grandparents of Allene McQueen Reynolds )
Frances Ann Henry McKinnon b. Oct 25, 1862 d. May 2, 1922 Age 60
d/o Henry H. & Legaua Henry w/o John C. McKinnon
Infant Boy McKinnon b. 1870 s/o John H. & Mary Elizabeth McKinnon
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This page created February 25, 2002
Revised October 22, 2013