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Johns Cemetery
Garner, Wake County, North Carolina

Auburn Church Rd
Garner, St. Mary Twp NC

Lat: 3542'31"N, Lon: 7833'28"W

Contributed by Shirley Olson, Mar 17, 2003 [shirley32olson@yahoo.com]. Total records = 13.

From the intersection of Hwy.70 East and Jones Sausage Rd., in front of the new White Oak Shopping Center, turn (N) onto Jones Sausage Rd. (SR 2547) and go .6 mi. to E. Garner Rd.(SR 1004). (This is a curvy piece of road which crosses the railroad tracks.) Turn right on E. Garner Rd.(SE) and go 1.6 mi. to Auburn Church Rd.(SR 2548). Turn onto Auburn Church Rd. which runs (N) only, and go .8 mi. to the cemetery on your right just after the intersection with Wall Store Rd.

This small family cemetery is enclosed by a wrought iron fence and sits on a little knoll in a sparsely settled rural neighborhood. Some of the headstones have been carefully mended and the cemetery is in good condition. Dr. Braxton Banks' house on E. Garner Rd. is listed in "The Historic Architecture of Wake County".

All the information in parentheses was supplied by descendants of this family.

I transcribed this cemetery from tombstones on 17 Mar 2003.

- Shirley Olson

Allen, C. N., b. 20 Mar 1837, d. 6 Aug 1914 (Charles Nicholas)
Allen, Carrie V., b. 25 Dec 1840, d. 20 Jun 1924 (Caroline Virginia Johns Allen)
Allen, Vivian, b. 4 Jul 1864, d. 22 Aug 1864, 1st born dau. o. C.N. & C.V. Allen
Banks, Braxton,Dr., b. 22 May 1864, d. 11 Mar 1903 ( b.1865 in family bible)
Banks, Charles Nicholas, b. 16 Mar 1902, d. 10 Apr 1904
Banks, Ralph, b. 16 Dec 1892, d. 22 Jun 1893, s.o. Braxton & Nannie Allen Banks
Cox, Mary Elizabeth, b. 18 Apr 1856, d. 10 Jun 1945, dau. o. Wiley Wooten & Mary Poole Cox (Mary Elizabeth Cox Johns, w.o. Patrick Henry Johns)
Johns, Candice D., b. 4 Apr 1810, d. 15 Apr 1893
Johns, Charles F., b. 13 Feb 1834, d. 18 Jan 1873, Mason
Johns, John B., b. 30 Sep 1792, d. 11 May 1862 (John Bunyan Johns)
Johns, Nathaniel M., b. 27 Jan 1836, d. 5 Apr 1855
Johns, Patrick Henry, b. 23 Feb 1851, d. 4 Mar 1932, s.o. John Bunyan Johns & Candice Shipp Johns
Johns, Sarah E., b. 14 Jul 1838, d. 11 Sep 1854

 

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