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Young Family Cemetery
Wake County, North Carolina
Lat: 35° 50' 10"N, Lon: 78° 45' 31"W
Contributed by Shirley Olson, May 03, 2004 [firstname.lastname@example.org].
Total records = 3.
Dir. : Take Exit # 287, Interstate # 40, and Harrison Ave (SR 1652), Wake
Co., NC, Go north 4/10 mi. through the entrance of Umstead State Park to
a paved parking lot, and park over on the right side. The Loblolly Trail
runs from the right side of the parking lot. Walk 1/10 mi. on the Loblolly
Trail to the cemetery on your right.
There is a rusted fence surrounding the graves and many fallen trees
leaning over the cemetery. Most of the grave markers have crumbled or
have been rendered unreadable. The cemetery is not endangered because
it is located in Umstead Park, but it is seriously deteriorated and
could use some maintenance, especially removal of the large trees hanging
over the fence. There appears to be at least 7 graves, only 3 are positively
marked. This is an abandoned cemetery no longer in use.
I transcribed from tombstones on Apr 30, 2004.
- Shirley Olson
Young, Irene M., b. 24 Jul 1877, d. 3 Jul 1929, "Sister"
Young, James R., b. 1832, d. 1916, shared w. Martha J. Young
Young, Martha J., b. 1838, d. 1909
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