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Hobby Cemetery
Garner, Wake County, North Carolina

Lat: 3539'59"N, Lon: 07839'38"W

Contributed by Shirley Olson, Jan 28, 2002 [shirley32olson@yahoo.com]. Total records = 5.

Located on Old Stage Rd., (SR 1006) approx. 1 mile N. of 1010 Rd., in the Garner area.

Directions from Raleigh: Take Hwy. 401 S. (Fayetteville Rd.) about 12 miles south to the traffic light at the intersection of 1010 Rd. and 401 S. Turn left (east) on to 1010 Rd. and go about 2 miles to the traffic light at the intersection of 1010 Rd. and Old Stage Rd., (SR 1006). A sign designates this as Williams Crossroads. Turn left (north) onto Old Stage Rd., and about 1 mile up the road, on your right, (east side) you will see 2 small cemeteries side by side. No parking available, just pull off onto the shoulder.

This is the companion cemetery to Williams Cemetery. The cemetery was hidden by overgrowth and brambles but is now cleared since there are new subdivisions adjacent. Some stones are broken and laying flat.

Gordon & Shirley Olson transcribed this cemetery in January 2002.

- Shirley Olson

Broken stone, partially readable as follows: Lizzie, daughter of ____son, b. ? Oct ?, d. ? Sep 1899
Hobby, Bettie Q. A., b. 1 Nov 1855, d. 16 Apr 1933
Hobby, Lucy May, b. 17 Sep 1891, d. 20 Jun 1903, daughter of S.C. & B.Q. Hobby
Hobby, Nellie, b. 1 Nov 1872, d. 8 Mar 1874, "In memory of Little Nellie, only daughter of S.C. Hobby"
Hobby, S.C., b. 6 Mar 1844, d. 28 Feb 1923

 

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