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Johnston County, North Carolina
Hwy 210, Johnston Co., NC
Lat: 35°34'00"N, Lon: 78°36'29""W
Contributed by Shirley Olson, Feb 12, 2003 [firstname.lastname@example.org]. Total records = 2.
Directions: From Angier turn east on Hwy #210 and go 7.6 miles to a cotton field on your right. There is a driveway. Drive in about 100 ft. to the remains of a family cemetery. town of Coats was named for this family.
Of the 6 people thought to be buried here, only 2 headstones remain. The ruins of an Antebellum farmhouse sit another 100 feet back and all are surrounded by cotton fields. The nearby town of Coats was named for this family.
I walked and recorded this cemetery on Feb 07, 2003.- Shirley Olson
Coats, John Rufus, b. 03 Nov 1831, d. 02 Dec 1905, son of William Henry Coats & Sarah Stephenson
Coats, Nancy Elizabeth, b. 10 Feb 1830, d. 05 Dec 1920, w.o. John R. Coats, dau. o. Richard Byrd & Mary Suggs
Deaths & Obituaries: Newspapers 1690-Present