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Contributed by Lynn Prettyman, 13 Jun 2000,
courtesy of Mrs. Peggy Townsend, author of Vanishing Ancestors, a truly excellent series
of three cemetery books: Volume I, Volume II, and Volume III.




                                 Raft Swamp Baptist Church Cemetery

                                 Copyright Mrs. Peggy Townsend, 2000





         Rev. Roy Tyner

         March 28, 1886

         September 17, 1939



         Wife of Roy Tyner

         Susan Bruce

         Jan. 12, 1890

         September 22, 1965



         Elias Warren Tyner

         Dec. 10, 1853

         Aug. 11, 1937

         (son of Benjamin Tyner

         & Mary Ann Prevatte)



         Elizabeth Townsend Tyner

         November 13, 1860

         Feb. 25, 1936

         (dau. of Alfred & Peggy Townsend)



         William Berry Tyner

         December 14, 1890

         Dec. 29, 1961

         NC Pvt. US Army WW I



         Beulah Stone Tyner

         B. Oct. 15, 1906 -



         Sandy Tyner

         B. Dec. 14, 1888

         D. Dec 22, 1967



         Wife - Lora

         B. Oct. 12, 1890

         D. Dec. 9, 1947



         Lewis Edward Tyner

         B. July 5, 1849

         D.Dec. 20, 1924



         Wife- Martha Barnes Tyner

         B. May 16, 1854

         D. May 13, 1945



         Twin Daughters of WH & Margaret

         Tyner.  May 8, 1943



         Etta Tyner

         B. April 19, 1855

         D. June 8, 1924



         Caroline Tyner

         B. Dec 5, 1868

         D. Dec. 22, 1916



         William Asbury Tyner

         (son John Tyner & Etta Prevatte)

         B. Jan 27, 1876

         D. Nov 3, 1964



         Laura Caroline Prevatte

         Wife of William Asbury Tyner

         B. Sept 17, 1879

         D. April 27, 1965



         John M. Tyner

         B. Feb. 19, 1875

         D. July 30, 1955



         Bennie Tyner

         NC Pvt. US Army WW I

         B. Sept. 28, 1895

         D. July 3, 1961



         Luther B. Tyner

         D. Sept. 18, 1971

         (Luther Benjamin was B.July 14,1892

         the son of Benjamin Tyner and Mary E.

         Ausley)



         Ellen G. Tyner(dau. of Ed. Lewis)

         B. Nov. 17, 1892

         D. Aug. 24, 1957

         (wife of Luther B. Tyner)



         Rev. John Prevatte

         B. Mar. 11, 1845

         D. July 4, 1922

         Wife

         Martha J.

         B. Nov. 30, 1847

         D. June 26, 1926



         Ben J. Tyner

         B. Dec. 5, 1861

         D. Jan. 11, 1946

         (son of Ben Tyner & MaryAnn

         Prevatte)



         Downie Ausley  Wife of

         Ben J. Tyner

         B. Feb. 5, 1871

         D. Nov. 1, 1903



         Lacy Tyner

         B. Oct. 27, 1894

         D. March 12, 1957



         James J Prevatte

         B-. Nov. 2, 1798

         D. Sept. 5, 1862

         He gave the land on which Raft

         Swamp Church is built and paid

         pastor's salary for first year.



         Nancy Prevatte

         wife of FG Odum, Sr.

         B. Feb. 13, 1843

         D. May 14, 1907



         Charlie B Odum

         B. April 8, l853

         D. June 20, 1915



         Henry Prevatte

         Jan. 24, 1825

         D. June 20, 1835

         (broken stone on pile at back

         of cemetery- )



         Jerry Odum

         B. May 18, 1883

         D. Jan. 6, 1958



         Jackson P. Townsend

         NC Pvt. 9 Regt. FA Refl Draft WW I

         B. Sept. 2, 1896

         D. July 27, 1968



         Elias Prevatte

         B. Dec. 9, 1842

         D. Sept 22, 1904



         Mary M. Perry Wife of Elias Prevat

         B. Dec. 14, 1863

         D. March 5, 1929



         Dovie Jane wife of Warren Q.Davis

         B. March 5, 1867

         D. Jan. 29, 1897



         Letha Dau. of Sandy &

         Laura Tyner

         B. Nov. 28, 1920

         D. Jan. 5, 1921



         Willie F. Prevatte

         B. Dec. 28, 1867

         D. Aug. 5, 1936



         Wife- Olive Odum

         B. Feb. 2, 1871

         D. Sept. 4, 1938



         William B. Prevatte

         B. June 11, 1865

         D. Aug. 13, 1940



         Molly Jane Prevatte

         B. May 27, 1868

         D. July 28, 1945



         Olive Lowe _

         Be July 22, 1862

         D. Oct. 15, 1929



         Earnest Odum (son of William B.

         Odum & Susan Prevatte) ~

         B. Dec. 26, 1861

         D. Mar. 6, 1950

         (m.  Olive Lowe Feb. 15,1883)



         Onslow Odum

         B. Aug. 26, 1875

         D. Dec. 1, 1884



         Infant Daugh. FG & Nancy Odum

         B. Mar. 4, 1884

         D. Mar. 16, 1884



         Ferdinand G. Odum,Sr.

         B. Nov. 1?, 1838

         D. March 11, 1913



         Nancy Prevatte wife of FG Odum,SR.

         B. Feb. 13, 1843

         D. June 14, 1907



         Rosa A. Biggs

         Wife of John Biggs

         D. Aug. 11, 1880 in her 52yr.



         Jettie May dau. W FO Prevatte

         B. Nov 30, 1900 D. May 9, 1903



         Gaston L. Bullock

         B. Feb. 6. 1887

         D. April 16, 1943



         Clarence Odum

         B. Oct. 3, 1892

         D. May 17, 1963



         Mammie Davis Odum

         B. June 14, 1894

         D. Nov. 19, 1951



         Little Hattie Age 6 mos,

         Only child of John and

         (broken stone)



         Ellen A. wife HP Humphrey

         D. July 14, 1869 age 23yrs.



         Cora D. Ruthe Tyner

         B. June 18 1882

         D. Nov. 25, 1887



         Infant daugh. FG & Nancy Odum

         B. March 4, 1884

         D. March 16, 1884



         O1ive(Odom) Wife of William Tyner

         D. June 14, 1872

         Age 57

         (this was one of the graves

         moved from the Tyner Family

         Cemetery when it was moved

         to Raft Swamp from the Ed Tyner

         land. Ed was the son of William

         Tyner.)



         Ed Lewis

         B. Dec. 18, 1866

         D. Oct. 21, 1937



         Mary Alice wife of Ed. Lewis

         B. May 26, 1867

         D. Dec, 12, 1935



         Neal son of Thomas & Louise Lewis

         B. April 8, 1947

         D. Feb. 17, 1948



         Junie Lewis

         D. Oct. 1, 1968



         Sallie Prevatte

         Wife of Junie Lewis

         B. May 5, 1900

         D. Oct. 10, 1956



         Jewell A. dau. of LP &

         Lucy Odum

         B. July 13, 1927

         D. May 18, 1928



         Tony G. son of George &

         Janice Lewis

         B. June 21, 1960

         D. Nov. 4, 1963



         Fannie Hill Davis

         B. Nov. 15, 1887

         Stephen Edmund Davis

         B. Aug. 9, 1882

         D. Aug 19, 1962



         W.A. Norton

         B. Feb. 16, 1866

         D. FEb. 7, 1939



         U.H. Norton

         B. Sept. 9, 1873

         D. Aug. 20, 1943



         Hazel Moore

         Wife of Daniel Smith

         B. Sept. 13, 1915

         D. Sept. 6, 1936



         Willie Franklin Moore

         B. Oct. 2, 1882

         D. Nov. 2, 1957



         Millie Pittman Moore

         B. Dec 22, 1885



         Maude D. Townsend

         1872- 1956



         Infant Dau. Maurice W. &

         Merline S. Lewis

         B&D April 7, 1964



         Infant Son Rilly M. & Rachel

         Lewis. July 28, 1955



         Riley Morrison Baxley

         B. Sept. 27, 1898

         D. Nov. 11, 1961



         J.C. Baxley

         B. Jan. 22, 1860

         D. Feb. 11. 1922



         Sarah M. Odum wife of

         J.C. Baxley

         B. May 27, 1865

         D. March 18, 1952



         Zilah Bullard Parham

         B. May 25, 1863

         D. Aug. 25, 1938



         Eli Parham

         B. May 2, 1851

         D. Oct. 2, 1916



         James L. Prevatte

         B. May 2, 1872

         D. April 20, 1961

            Sarah Ausley Wife of

         James L. Prevatte

         B. Nov. 15, 1877

         D. March 23, 1959



         Haisley S. son of JL & SM

         Prevatte. B. Jan. 1, 1909

         D. Sept. 22, 1911



         Emry son JM & MA Tyner

         B. May 10, 1903

         D. April 12, 1905



         Ola M. Dau. W. & Maggie Prevatte

         B. Dec. 23, 1904

         D. June 26, 1907



         Atlas son W.& Maggie Prevatte

         B. May 26, 1912

         D. June 8, 1914



         Harvey Livingston Tyner

         B. Oct. 19, 1907

         D. May 9, 1910



         James Clayton Tyner

         B. Sept. l8, 1909

         D. Nov. 28, 1910



         William Marvin Tyner

         B. July 17, 1905

         D. July 8, 1915



         Virginia Belle Odom

         B. Dec. 4, 1919

         D. Oct. 26. 1922



         Ida May Hodges

         B. May 5, 1877

         D. Oct. 12, 1947



         Rebecca Jane Wife of MF

         Hodges.  B. June 9 1849

         D. Jan. 5, 1929



         M.F. Hodges

         B. OCte 17, 1844

         D. March 9, 1919



         Infant Son Herbert & Eliz.

         Kinlaw Prevatte

         May 27, 1941



         Norman L. Prevatte

         Attorney At Law

         1901-1928



         Herbert W. Prevatte

         NC MOMM2 USNR WW II

         B. Aug 7, 1907

         D. May 4, 1949



         Franklin L. Prevatte

         B. April 16, 1874

         D. June 5, 1943



         W. Collen Prevatte

         B. Sept. 8, 1854

         D. Mar. 31, 1928



         Helen Prevatte

         B. April 9, 1856

         D. Aug. 22, 1930



         Oda Stone Prevatte

         B. May 4, 1896

         D. Dec. 7, 1930



         Lester J. Prevatte

         B. Sept. 16, 1893

         D. Dec. 23, 1923



         Ralph Bullock

         Aug. 5, 1908

         Aug. 29, 1959



         Alex Branch

         B. July 17, 1920

         D. Dec. 13, 1970



         Winfred Wilson Grooms

         B. Nov. 10, 1918

         D. May 22,1950



         Elias Thomas Prevatte

         B. Sept. 4, 1877

         D. Jan 16, 1967



         Margaret Cathrine Davis

         Wife of Elias T. Prevatte

         B. Aug. 19 1877

         D. Dec. 14, 1958



         Lawrence T. Prevatte

         B. Sept. 19, 1906

         D. April 18, 1953



         Chestley R. Prevatte

         B. Aug. 30, 1910

         D. April 26, 1971

         Hannie Hickman wife Chesley

         Prevatte. B. Feb. 11, 1907

         D. -



         Peggy Sue Odum

         Dec. 8, 1921



         Hadley Odum

         August 23, 1925

         May 18, 1927



         Betty Lou Odum

         B. Dec. 12, 1929

         D. April 14, 1930



         Wade Odum

         B. Oct. 18, 1940

         D. June 19, 1941



         Malcolm E Odom

         B. July 29, 1884

         D. April 29, 1954



         Eliza Stokes Wife ME Odum

         B. May 22, 1891

         D. June 26, 1926



         Gladys dau. ME & Eliza

         Odum.  B. Aug. 2?, 1913

         D. Dec, 25, 1916



         Edith dau. ME & Eliza. Odum

         B&D Nov. 9, 1923



         Pattie S. Wife WG Odum

         B. Dec. 21, 1894

         D. May 19, 1921



         W.G. Odum, Jr. son of WG &

         Pattie Odum. July 10, 1919



         Sallie Ann Martin

         Wife FG Odum

         B. Nov. 28, 1867

         D. Feb. 21, 193?



         F.G. Odum

         B. July 19, 1859

         D. April 27, 1923



         Ervin son FG & SA

         B. Oct. 29, 1898

         D. Nov. 24, 1898



         Lloyd son FG & SA

         B. Sept. 29, 1894

         D. Oct. 6, 1909



         W.F, Parnell

         B.April 22, 1861

         D. June 5, 1928



         Queen Parnell

         B. March 8, 1859

         D. May 13, 1931



         Charlie Odum

         B. April 8, 1853

         D. June 20, 1915



         Oscar James Martin

         B. Sept. 19, 1866

         D. Jan. 3, 1930

         Wife- Roxie Jane Martin

         B. March 19, 1868

         D. Feb, 16, 1954



         Myrtle M. Martin

         Wife James S. Westbrook

         B. June 9, 1909

         D. May 16, 1933



         Ruth J. Martin, wife of

         J.P. Faircloth

         B. April 14, 1898

         D. Jan. 22, 1941



         Edwin Joseph Bullard

         son PD & Lislie Bullard

         B. June 11, 1913

         D. May 31, 1915



         Celia Martin

         May 25 1874

         Nov. 25, 1934

         Charlie Martin

         March 16, 1869

         Dec. 28, 1933



         Curtis Pierce Martin

         B. July 11, 1935

         D. May 28, 1972



         Lena Mae dau. JP & Edna Townsend

         B. Dec. 28, 1939

         D. Nov. 26, 1941



         J. Harold son JP & ME Townsend

         B. May 21, 1928

         D, June 13, 1928



         Alfonzo son AM & Edna Prevatte

         B. March 29, 1924

         D. Nov. 20, 1926



         Jerry Odum

         B. May 18, 1883

         Jan. 6, 1958



         Infant dau. Milburn & Ruby

         Ellis.  May 16, 1940



         James Ervin Davis

         B. July 22, 1883

         D. July 20, 1969



         Mortie Caines wife of James

         Ervin Davis.

         B. July 15, 1884

         D. Jan. 26, 1963



         Alvin Theadore Prevatte

         B. March 8, 1919

         D. April 22, 1954



         Ellis Theodore Prevatte

         B. Feb. 19, 1941

         D. June 28, 1941



         Alvin Prevatte

         B. June 23, 1869

         D. April 12, 1928



         Richard Norman Prevatte

         B. August 18, 1909

         D. August 1, 1969



         Willie B. Martin

         B. July 2, 1877

         D. Oct. 22, 1940



         Harley Baxley

         B. Feb, 1, 1875

         D. April 28, 1891



         Sarah G. Wife SB Williams

         B. Jan. 9, 1856

         D. April 2, 1901



         J.W. Lowe

         B. Feb, 17, 1860

         D. Dec, 24, 1922



         Levina Moore Wife of JW Lowe

         B. Oct, 11, 1860

         D. Mar. 16, 1948



         Olive Wife DG Lowe

         B. Feb, 9, 1892

         D. March 25, 1913



         Ruth Lewis Wife of DG Lowe

         B. July 28, 1888

         D. Jan. 13, 1911



         John Wilton Davis

         B. Oct, 41 1913

         D. -    21, - (broken)



         Mrs, Dora Smith

         D, July 11, 1960



         N.N. Pridgen

         1852- 1933



         Alfred Baxley

         B. May 20, 1846

         D, Aug. 16, 1905



         Uion son of WG & SE Odum

         June 30, 1891

         Nov, 27, 1909



         Riley son WG & SE Odum

         Sept, 14, 1885

         Aug. 7, 1901



         J.G, (C) Odum

         B. Dec. 6, 1878

         D. Oct, 31, 1897



         Vernon Prevatte

         B. Aug. 5, 1887

         D, Oct, 15, 1887

         (broken on trash pile)



         A.Q. Butler son Mo & Esther

         Butler. B. July 11, 1850

         D, May 9, 1899



         Susan A. wife of MO Butler

         B. May 26, 1821

         D, Feb, 10, 1898



         W.B Odum (broken stone)

         B, Aug, 16, 1826

         D, Sept, 10, 1897

         ( he was born in SC, brother to

         Jeremiah, Arch Odum, dau, Martha

         Adeline m, Heinard Carson Bruce,

         his wife was Mary Susan Prevatte)



         Bell Pridgeon

         Sept 23, 1898



         Mrs. M.M. Pridgen

         B. Aug. 25, 1860

         D. Feb, 15, 1915



         Hector Prevatte

         B, May 5, 1889

         D, May 30, 1889



         Mattie Prevatte

         B, Jan, 6, 1881

         D, Aug. 22, 1936



         Amanda Swaney Prevatte

         B. Aug. 23, 1869

         D. Nov. 8, 1891



         Sarah J. Prevatte

         B. July 13, 1825

         D. Nov. 21, 1904



         K.D. Prevatte

         B. April 11, 1852

         D. Dec. 8, 1896



         Penelope Prevatte

         B. Jan 27, 1838

         D. April   1902



         Cohn Prevatte

         B. June 10, 1866

         D. June 19, 1910



         Winnie Wife of R. Prevatte

         B. Sept. 13, 1861

         D. May 13, 1893



         Rabion Prevatte

         B. Jan 18, 1862

         D. April 12, 1927



         Edna Prevatte

         B. Feb. 18, 1878

         D. Feb. 14, 1938

         Irvin Prevatte

         B. Sept 11, 1878

         D. April 18, 1931



         Fannie dau. Alex & Mary E.

         Prevatte. B. Nov. 18, 1901

         D. Jan 29, 1908



         Lloyd Prevatte

         B. Aug. 5, 1904

         D. Oct. 14, 1945



         Sallie dau. EK & Lula

         Prevatte. B. May 15, 1904

         D. Aug. 31, 1910



         John Prevatte

         1884-  1916



         Alex Prevatte

         B. Jan. 30, 1877

         D. June 3, 1951



         Mary E. Bullock  wife of

         Alex Prevatte

         B. May 7, 1880

         D. Feb. 24, 1952



         Addie Miller Davis

         B. Aug. 2, 1894 D. -

         Everett Davis

         B. May 15, 1879

         D. Sept. 28, 1959



         Myrtle Lee dau. ML & Callie

         Tyner. B. Oct. 3, 1925

         D. Feb. 17, 1927



         Roger Lee son Bill & Ruth

         Hanchey. B. Oct. 22, 1937

         D. Oct. 4, 1959



         Jerome Ellis Bruce

         B. Feb. 22, 1957

         D. March 18, 1957



         Thelma L. Bruce

         B. Nov. 1, 1946

         D. Jan 22, 1968



         Infant son of Henry & Hanna

         Prevatte. April 28, 1924



         Lula Mae Britt

         B. May 8, 1901  D. -

         Luther H. Britt

         B. May 8, 1890

         D. April 20, 1947



         Garland Prevatte

         B. March 14, 1942

         D. Aug. 16, 1959



         Infant son Bennie & Belle Tyner

         Nov. 26, 1933



         Nona C. wife FL Parnell

         B. Oct. 9, 1881

         D. Feb. 1, 1918



         Della Ruth dau. AJ & Gladys Smith

         B. Sept. 7, 1920

         D. Jan. 4, 1925

         Raymond A. son AJ & Gladys Smith

         B. Oct.26,1924 D. June 17,1943



         Alexander J. Smith

         B. Aug. 5, 1898

         D. Jan. 28, 1947



         Augusta Wife of

         John L. Wiggins

         B. Oct. 10, 1872

         D. Dec. 16, 1945



         Mamie Eliza Wiggins

         B. Nov. 6, 1891

         D. June 17, 1959



         H.P. Mclauchlin

         B. Dec. 7, 1872

         D. Feb. 2, 1944



         Sallie Bullock wife of

         H.P. Mclauchlin

         B. May 1, 1876

         D. June 5, 1957



         Willie Foster Britt

         B. June 7, 1881

         D. Oct. 14, 1962



         Leaty Bullock wife of

         W.F, Britt,Sr.

         B. June 22, 1886

         D. May 29, 1964



         Katie Barnes

         B. May 15, 1904

         D. Nov. 13, 1955



         Mark Parnell Davis

         B. Jan1 9, 1961

         D. Jan. 8, 1963



         Molly Jane Prevatte

         B. May 27, 1868

         D. July 28, 1945



         William B. Prevatte

         B. June 11, 1865

         D. August 13, 1940



         Sadie Biddell

         Wife Walter R. Tyner

         B. Feb. 17, 1895

         D. Dec. 31, 1959



         Maude Parker Davis

         B. May 22, 1907

         D. Nov. 11, 1955



         Neva Davis wife of JD Barker

         B. Dec. 30, 1906

         D. April 18, 1960



         Charles Erwin Prevatte

         D. May 16, 1956



         Henry W, Barnes

         N~ Pfc Co D 424 Inf, WW II BSM

         B. Jan. 3, 1925

         D. Oct. 23, 1955



         Richard Roy Sealey

         B. Oct. 15, 1899

         D. May 8, 1951



         Eva Mae Sealey

         B. Nov. 30, 1929

         D. Aug. 18, 1937



         Earl Bowman Sealey

         B. Sept. 10, 1935

         D, Jan 31, 1936



         T.N. Robinson

         B. June 22, 1871

         D. Aug. 10, 1935



         Bessie Maie dau. RF & Maie Dean

         B. Aug. 18, 1924

         D. Mar. 1, 1936



         Martha Hodges Smith

         B. Sept. 3, 1888 D. -



         Stephen Junious Smith

         B. Aug. 29, 1891

         D. Jan 11, 1973



         Stephen J. Smith, Jr.

         Nov. 15, 1921



         Mamie Reese Martin

         B. Oct. 17, 1873

         D. June 3, 1959



         Marion Lindell Martin

         D. Oct. 129 1973



         Charles E. Prevatte

         son Lewis E. & Eva M. Prevatte

         B. Oct. 15, 1955

         D. May 23, 1956



         Eva M. Wilkins wife of

         Lewis E. Prevatte

         B. Aug. 25, 1933

         D. Nov. 19, 1968



         Eli son of AQ & Darthia Butler

         B. Feb. 39 1892

         D. July 13, 1900



         Harvy L. son WA & LC Tyner

         B. Oct. 19, 1903

         D. May 9, 191 - (broken)



         Emma W. Johnson Odom

         B. Oct. 1, 1897  D. Mar 26 1981



         Bernice Mathuel Odom

         B Oct 24, 1894

         D. Dec 30, 1969

         (son of Ernest & Olive Lowe

          Odom)



         (all the following are on broken

         pile of stones)



         Vernch Prevatte

         Aug. 5, 1887

         Oct. 15, 1887



         Danny Odum

         B. Ju1y 14 & D. Sept, 15,1896



         Sarah M. Prevatte

         ---  26, 1875

         ---    6, 1891



         In memory of -. E. Odum

         B.     6,1827

         D        1873



         Nancy Prevatte wife Elias Prevatte

         Sept. 20, 1845

         May 29, 1884



         Henry Prevatte

         Jan 24, 1825

         June 20, 1895



         In Memory of

         Mary Liza Prevatte

            (dates broken off)



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