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Apex Methodist Cemetery
Wake County, North Carolina
Lat: 35° 43' 57"N, Lon: 78° 51' 11"W
Contributed by Shirley Olson, Aug 22, 2005 [firstname.lastname@example.org]. Total records = 22.
From the intersection of Center St. (SR 1010) and N. Salem St. (SR 1011) go south on N. Salem St. 1/10 mile to a right turn onto Saunders St., go 1/10 mile on Saunders St. to the cemetery on the north side of the street. There is a place to park and a flight of stairs constructed of railroad ties lead up a hillside to the cemetery.
This cemetery is in good condition and very secluded. The church that formerly stood in front of the cemetery (the parking area) is completely gone. The cemetery is no longer in use. Wake County records show the owner as Apex ME Church Cemetery, and the area as .33 acres.
I walked the cemetery on Aug 17, 2005 and recorded all that was readable from existing tombstones and markers.
- Shirley Olson
??, Willard J. & Marvin J., no dates, one stone, next to Ella F Yates
Betts, A. N., b. 9 May 1824, d. 29 Jan 1898
Betts, Aramenta, b. 25 Jun 1837, d. 13 Nov 1885, w. o. A. N. Betts
Betts, E. F., Mrs., b. 16 Jan 1841, d. 18 Feb 1897
Coffield, Henriette Betts, b. 1856, d. 1893
Coffield, Lottie Foy, b. 1882, d. 1892
Coffield, Rena May, b. 1887, d. 1926
Coffield, Robert Peele, b. 1850, d. 1930
Coffield, Sarah Gilchrist, b. 1856, d. 1928
Cunningham, Louise Owen, b. 7 Aug 1848, d. 22 Sep 1921, s. w. Stephen Cunningham
Cunningham, Stephen Rieves, b. 13 May 1849, d. 8 Jan 1905
Hargrove, Alvania Upchurch, b. 19 Jul 1848, d. 26 Aug 1923, w. o. B. R. Hargrove
Hargrove, B. R., b. 11 Jul 1843, d. 29 Jul 1916, 1st. Lieut Co E 8th NC Regt.
Hargrove, Loften Boykin, b. 25 Sep 1876, d. 20 Aug 1908, s. o. B. R. & Alvania Hargrove
Holleman, Mary S., b. 6 Jul 1851, d. 11 Nov 1902, w. o. Nathan Holleman
Saunders, Johnnie May, b. 8 Jan 1904, d. 20 Sep 1906, dau. o. J. F. & E. J. Saunders
Sturgeon, Ann Young, b. 1847, d. 1905
Sturgeon, Eugene Bolling, b. 1843, d. 1907
Sturgeon, James Greg, b. 1880, d. 1907
Sturgeon, William Young, b. 1882, d. 1885
Woodall, G. W., b. 4 Jun 1832, d. 8 Jan 1892
Yates, Ella F., b. 18 May 1858, d. 26 Jan 1894, w. o. G. C. Yates
3 rough stones, unidentified graves
20' X 40' plot with depressions, no headstones
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