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  • Subject (Images): Cemeteries
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    • Joppa Burying Ground

    • 1910
    • Davie County Public Library
    • Organized in 1767, Joppa Presbyterian Church began in the southeast section of a graveyard. The church moved to the town of Mocksville in 1834, leaving the cemetery neglected for many years. Preservation of the cemetery fell under the auspices of...
    • Squire and Sarah Boone Tombstones

    • 1910
    • Davie County Public Library
    • Squire Boone and Sarah Morgan Boone, the parents of Daniel Boone, lie buried in Joppa Cemetery, then known as Burying Ground Ridge. Squire Boone died in January 1765; Sarah, in 1777.
    • Marking the Grave of Grand Master William Polk

    • 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939; 1940; 1941; 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945
    • The Grand Lodge of Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons of North Carolina
    • Grand Lodge officers and members of the several Masonic lodges in Raleigh marking the grave of Past Grand Master William Polk at Oakwood Cemetery in Raleigh, North Carolina.
    • Joppa Cemetery

    • 1940; 1941; 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945; 1946; 1947; 1948; 1949
    • Davie County Public Library
    • The cemetery, originally known as Burying Ground Ridge, holds the graves of Daniel Boone's parents, Squire and Sarah, and his brother, Israel.
    • Funerals

    • 1940; 1941; 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945; 1946; 1947; 1948; 1949; 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960
    • Edgecombe County Memorial Library
    • There are two photographs of a street in town, labeled, "Sadler Funereal." There are cars lining the street.; A picture of a family coming out of a house behind a casket. The casket has an American flag covering it. There is also a gold star in...
    • Byerly Chapel Methodist

    • 1951
    • Davie County Public Library
    • Byerly Chapel organized with seven members in 1887. The nearby cemetery is much older than the church. East of the chapel lies a wooded gorge known as the "Cornwallis Road".
    • Rose Cemetery

    • 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963; 1964; 1965
    • Benson Museum of Local History
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    • Clement Tombstone

    • 1978
    • Davie County Public Library
    • Rev. Albert Turner Clement was born a slave and rose to prominence as a minister in the AME Zion Church for 36 years. His granddaughter, Dr. Abbie Clement Jackson, and Ruth Clement Bond visit his gravesite in the St. John's AME Zion Church cemetery.
    • Heidelberg Cemetery Tombstone

    • 1985
    • Davie County Public Library
    • German Protestants settled in the Dutchman Creek area of Davie County in the 1760s. They called their church the Dutch Meeting House. Few legible stones remain in the cemetery. Adam Caul's stone dates to 1788.
    • Cook Family Cemetery

    • 1985
    • Davie County Public Library
    • Stone walls surround several county cemeteries including the Cook family cemetery in northwest Davie County.
    • Joppa Cemetery Tombstones

    • 1985
    • Davie County Public Library
    • Joppa Cemetery, one of the county's oldest graveyards, counts many prominent citizens including Henry R. Austin, Ephraim Gaither, William Booe March, and C.C. Sanford in addition to Squire and Sarah Boone.
    • James L. Chaffin Tombstone

    • 1985
    • Davie County Public Library;
    • James L. Chaffin died in September 1921. In June 1925, his son James Pinkney Chaffin claims that his father appeared to him in a dream with instructions about his last will in his overcoat pocket. Chaffin's estate had gone to the second son based...
    • Israel Boone Memorial Dedication

    • 2009-05
    • Davie County Public Library
    • Denny Custer, President of the Boone Society, presides over the dedication of the Israel Boone memorial marker at Joppa Cemetery.
    • J. Hampton Rich Tombstone

    • 2010-12
    • Davie County Public Library
    • Rich's tombstone recalls the Boone memorial arrowhead monuments he placed all over the country.

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