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Sauls Cemetery
Garner, Wake County, North Carolina

Jordan Road
Garner NC. 27529

Lat: 3538'19"N, Lon: 7837'01"W

Contributed by Shirley Olson, Feb 25, 2002 [shirley32olson@yahoo.com]. Total records = 13.

Directions: From Hwy. 440-40 (Raleigh Beltline) on the south side of Raleigh, take Exit # 298, South Saunders St., (Hwys. 70, 401, and 50) , to the split at Tryon. Bear right onto Hwy. 401 (Fayetteville Rd.) Go about 5 miles to the traffic light at Ten-Ten Road and turn left (east). Stay on 1010 Rd. about 3 or 4 miles until you get to Jordan Rd., just before Ten- Ten dead ends on Hwy 50 ( Benson Rd.) Turn left onto Jordan Rd. and go 100 ft. or so.

On the left are some ramshackle farm buildings and a broken down trailer. Behind them, surrounded by a low block wall, covered in brambles and totally neglected and uncared for, is this family cemetery.

Many descendants of the Sauls family live near this cemetery. It looked hopeless until my husband, Gordon Olson, carefully chopped paths through the brambles so that I could record this cemetery. Cattle are grazing on the surrounding lush pasture inherited from this family.

This valuable land is in a rural area that is evolving into subdivisions and commercial properties. The sad condition of the cemetery is a reproach to those who fail to maintain it. There may be more graves than those recorded here since it was impossible to clear all of the cemetery. Most of the stones are broken.

Recorded from tombstones by Shirley & Gordon Olson, Feb 25, 2002

- Shirley Olson

Hamilton, W. H., b. 11 May 1854, d. 22 Oct 1915, son of Jane & Aldridge (?) Hamilton
Lassiter, Allice, b. 6 May 1882, d. 10 Nov 1920, w. of Hoke Lassiter
Lassiter, Infant, b. 27 Feb 1917, d. 21 Mar 1917
Parrish, Puss, b. 1841, d. 1917
Sauls, John Kimmon, b. 1 Mar 1894, d. 15 Feb 1936
Sauls, Mary Lucas, b. 17 Aug 1910, d. ???? unreadable, stone broken
Sauls, Nancy J. Stephenson, b. 22(?) Jun 18(??), d. 30 Nov 1920, w. of T.A. Sauls (broken stone)
Sauls, T. A., b. 19 May 1850, d. 18 Jun 1911, son of Burton & Bellie Sauls
Stancil, Infant, b./d. 12 Apr 1917, son of R.P. & Annie Stancil
Stancil, Infant, b./d. 9 Jan 1919, son of R.P. & Annie Stancil
Williams, Graham, b. 1 Sep 1916, d. 24 Oct 1919, son of J.W. & Dixie Williams
Williams, Infant, b./d. 7 May 1918, son of J.W. & Dixie Williams
Williams, Needham, b. 12 Jun 1904, d. 25 May 1905, son of J.W. & Dixie Williams

 

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