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Cross Keys Cemetery
Millsboro, Sussex County, Delaware

Rd 472 & Road 432, Millsboro DE

Lat: 38° 33' 56"N, Lon: 75° 22' 01"W

Contributed by Audra Hart, Jul 31, 2010, last edited Aug 04, 2010 [audramhart@gmail.com]. Total records = 28.

To reach this cemetery from Route 113 in Millsboro, take Route 24 West /DE 30 West 2.7 miles, turn right at Philips Hill Rd. (Rd 472) 1.7 miles on left at the intersection of Philips Hill Rd. (Rd 472) & Cross Keys Rd (Rd 432) behind the house.

This cemetery is small family cemetery mostly cleared and maintained by Bill Messick. It is a private cemetery on the Messick property and permission should be obtained to visit it. It is still used occasionally for burial of family members.

Dale Hart and I walked and read this cemetery on Jul 30, 2010. This transcription includes all existing and legible stones and markers at that time.

- Audra Hart

n/d = no date
ssw = same stone with

Jones, Philetus H, b. 30 Mar 1857, d. 16 Sep 1862
Messick, Bonita Emma, b. 1949, d. 1952
Messick, Clarabel E, b. 24 May 1920, d. 27 Jan 1975, ssw Everett
Messick, Elsie A, b. 9 Jan 1944, d. 22 Jan 1999
Messick, Everett, b. 8 Sep 1905, d. 26 May 1974, ssw Clarabel
Messick, John William, b. 1872, d. 1939
Messick, Julia Emma, b. 1875, d. 1951
Messick, Ronald E, b. 9 Jun 1931, d. 3 Apr 1974, DE BM3 US Navy Korea
Short, Attey, b. 1779, d. n/d, Great grandparent of Julia Emma Messick
Short, Henry A, b. n/d, d. n/d, son of Noah & Attey Short
Short, Noah, b. 1779, d. n/d, Great grandparent of Julia Emma Messick
Steen, Eliza A, b. 7 Feb 1837, d. 21 Jan 1841
Steen, Elon W, b. n/d, d. 25 Feb 1867, age: 65y 0m 25d, wife of Ephraim Steen
Steen, Ephraim, b. n/d, d. 23 Aug 1877, age: 72y 9m 18d
Steen, Louisa E, b. 8 Feb 1831, d. 8 Apr 1857
Steen, Sarah L, b. 13 Apr 1843, d. 20 Mar 1848
West, Julia J, b. 8 Dec 1834, d. 11 May 1892, wife of Joshua C West

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