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Cooksey Cemetery
Dentsville, Charles County, Maryland

12245 Manor Road, Dentsville MD

Lat: 38° 28' 55"N, Lon: 76° 53' 24"W

Contributed by Anne Braun, Oct 22, 2007 [annieb1961@comcast.net]. Total records = 8.

In Dentsville, from the intersection of Highway 6 and Wheatley Road, go north/ northeast on Wheatley Road for .2 miles until you get to Manor Court. Turn onto Manor Court and go southeast for .2 miles until you reach the address of 12245 Manor Road. Park there and go south along a path through the woods for about 80 yards. The cemetery is right there at the end of the path.

A small neglected family cemetery that it is in the woods All but one of the headstones have fallen over. There are about 10 indentations in the ground meaning unmarked graves amd 2 fieldstones. The cemetery contains the families of Cooksey and Dent, which were prominents familes in the area at one time.

I visited and read this cemetery on Oct 21, 2007.

- Anne Braun

Cooksey, Emily C., b. Jan 26, 1871, d. Mar 1, 1897
Cooksey, Mary E., b. Jul 1, 1888, d. May 4, 1917
Cooksey, Matthias A., b. Feb 25, 1849, d. Jan 23, 1922, Father
Cooksey, Sarah E., b. Feb 12, 1852, d. Oct 21, 1921, Mother, s/w Matthias
Cooksey, Thomas Melvin, b. Sep 20, 1899, d. Jul 16, 1901, s/o Clarence and Delphenia
Dent, John B., d. Jan 19, 1877, age 47 yr 10mn and 1da
Dent, Mary E., b. Nov 25, 1835, d. Nov 30, 1919
Sanders, Martha A., b. Jan 5, 1833, d. Sep 4, 1921

 

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