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Parks Crossroads, Randolph County, North Carolina
Lat: 35° 42' 57"N, Lon: 79° 36' 44"W
Contributed by Bonnie Parks, Aug 31, 2005 [email@example.com]. Total records = 16.
From Ramseur, NC drive south on Hwy 22, approx. 2 miles. Turn left onto the Old Siler City Road, which is Hwy 2642. Travel approx. 1 1/2 miles, turn left onto Lee Layne Road, Hwy 2626. Travel approx. 1 mile, crossing Millstone Creek. The Burgess farm is on the left. The cemetery is in a grove of trees in the northern fringe of the cow pasture.
The cemetery is in a grove of trees in the northern fringe of the Burgess farm cow pasture. It is presumed that all stones have been trampled and broken since my visit in 1996. It is presumed that all stones have been trampled and broken since my visit.
I have compiled from tombstone inscriptions and photographs. This information was confirmed by the Randolph Co. Historical Society Journal, Spring 1996, Vol. XX, No 1, page 53, article titled Parks-Stout Cemetery.
I visited and surveyed this cemetery Mar 10, 1996. This includes all existing and legible stones at that time.- Bonnie Parks
Brooks, Eli Benton, b. 15 Sept 1861, d. 12 Dec 1862, s/o Eli & Mary Jane Brooks, Row 5
Brooks, Thomas, b. 12 Mar 1804, d. 5 Apr 1870
Brooks, Thomas, b. 23 Aug 1839, d. 20 Jan 1865, s/o Thos & M Brooks
Parks, Ambus B, b. 22 Dec 1806, d. 11 Oct 1821
Parks, Anna (Cheek), b. 10 Feb 1774, d. 17 Jan 1849, In memory of
Parks, Henry, b. Jul 1833, d. 18 May 1845, Row 2
Parks, Lydia M, b. 21 Aug 1817, d. 11 Jul 1821
Parks, Thomas, b. , d. 18 May 1852, 74 years, In memory of, Row 3
Parks, William C, b. 2 Feb 1836, d. 12 Aug 1862, s/o GW & Malinda Parks, died in the service of his country None knew him but to love him, Sweet be thy rest young Southern Cavalier, upon thy grave to place a budding flower with tears of sorrow", Row 4
Rains, (infant), b. 17 Oct 1820, d. 24 Jul 1821, d/o Wm R and Milly Parks Rains
Siler, Amelia Ann, b. 28 May 1852, d. 28 Nov 1862, d/o Orren C & America Siler
Siler, John Randolph, b. 27 Jan 1857, d. 30 Nov 1862, s/o Orren C & America Siler, Row 1
Stout, Jacob, b. 19 Oct 1781, d. 9 Feb 1852
Stout, Mary (Bolling), b. 26 Feb 1786, d. 21 Jun 1851
Stout, Sarah M , b. 28 Mar 1853, d. 5 Feb 1855
Stout, William Gaston, b. 26 Jan 1812, d. 23 May 1857, s/o Jacob & Mary Stout
North Carolina Death Records
- North Carolina Newspapers, Full Search (1775-1993), 203 titles - GenealogyBank.com
- North Carolina Obituary Search, (1988-current) - GenealogyBank.com
- North Carolina Funeral Notices - GenealogyBank.com