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Knightdale, Wake County, North Carolina
0 Knightdale Blvd. Knightdale, NC *
Lat: 35° 47' 42"N, Lon: 78° 32' 06"W
Contributed by Shirley Olson, Apr 09, 2006, Last edited Jun 13, 2006 [email@example.com]. Total records = 5.
Located on Hwy #64 East (New Bern Ave.) on the south side of the road immediately after crossing the Neuse River from the west into Knightdale, this abandoned cemetery is slated to be disinterred and the remains reinterred in Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, NC. The small cluster of graves is located on a 20.88 acre parcel owned by Parkway Properties Group LLC, and zoned "Heavy Commercial".
There is a driveway into the property and the cemetery is immediately visible on the right. It is in very poor shape and has been partially excavated in preparation for the planned move. There are 10 graves, of which 4 headstones were partially readable.
I walked the cemetery and recorded what was readable on Apr 05, 2006. All remaining graves are unmarked. Additional info. from Paul Hartje, descendant.
- Shirley Olson
Hinton, J. H., no readable dates, home made stone, Believed to be John Hinton
Hinton, Mary, b. Jun 1766, d. 9 May 1813, dau. o. John & Pherebee Hinton, "Sacred to the memory of Mary" "Stone erected at the req. o. her dau. Ann Willis Mordecai"
Hinton, P. H., no readable dates, stone broken, Believed to be Pherebee Hinton
Hinton, W., Believed to be Willis, d. 1806, s. o. Maj. John Hinton, home made stone
Lane, D., no dates, may be Dorothy, dau. o. Mary Hinton
Memorial stone indicating burial elsewhere, "In memory of Col. J. Hinton"
*Wake Co. Real Estate Records gives 0 Knightdale Blvd. as the address, but it is more familiarly known as Hwy. #64 east.
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