Palmetto, Manatee County, Florida
Lat: 27°35'41"N, Lon: 82°31'41"W
Gillette Cemetery is on the West side of Ellenton-Gillette Road between
Moccasin Wallow Rd. and Rocky Payne Rd. It is near the town of Ellenton,
FL, but the address is Palmetto, FL in Manatee County.
Cemetery is called the Gillette Cemetery (originally the Gillette Family
Cemetery), but then became a community cemetery with earliest tombstone
of 1869. There was once a Gillette community; none existent today. Finally,
the cemetery was named the "Gillette Cemetery, Incorporated."
A trust fund was established for maintenance.
This is not a complete listing of burials! The records below were provided
by contributors to Cemetery Records Online. Total records = 9.
Brevoord, Hendrikus Josephus, b. 15 May 1911, d. 24
Apr 1985, "Born in Netherlands", [JB]
Custar, John W., b. 18 Oct 1865, d. 19 May 1921, "At Rest", [JB]
Hubbard, Edwin S., b. 1861, d. 1949, Supreme Forest In Memoriam
Woodmen Circle (Turner Funeral Home metal marker), [JB]
Hubbard, Kenneth, b. 16 Mar 1896, d. Mar 1918, U.S.N., Lost at
Sea with U.S.S. Cyclops, Woodsmen of the World Memorial, Erected in
Memory of, [JB]
Hubbard, May A., b. 1860, d. 1949, on same stone with Edwin S,
Jackson, William D., b. 17 May 1829, d. 2 Apr, 1906, "Born in
Lincoln Co., Tenn", [JB]
Lowrimore, Mollie E., b. 23 Nov 1897, d. 20 Oct 1918, wife of
W.W. Lowrimore, "Gone but not forgotten", In Memoriam Woodmen Circle,
Williams, Geneva E., b. 14 Oct 1901, d. 15 Mar 1939, wife of
S.B. Williams, "At Rest", Supreme Forest Woodmen Circle, [JB]
Williams, Maude, b. 26 Oct 1887, d. 31 Jan 1916, wife of S.B
Williams, "Asleep in Jesus blessed sleep from which none ever wake to
wee", In Memoriam Woodmen Circle, [JB]
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