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R A Allen Cemetery
Location: 661 Flat River Church Road
Directions: From Roxboro, take 501S to right on Flat River Church Road (SR 1144). Cemetery is diagonally across from Flat River Church, just beyond intersection with Bessie Daniels Road
Access: Well-maintained and near road.
Survey: September 2004 by Ken Dalton and Becky Farlow
GPS: 36 20 18.1 N 078 59 24.6 W

This cemetery was surveyed on 30 April 1937 as a part of the WPA Survey. At that time the first three graves below were listed. The survey is designated as # 2 on the WPA list on this web site.

Graves

(The information below is an exact transcription of the information on the stones. The lines on each stone are marked by a slash. Comments are in parentheses. "fs" is foot stone.)

1. Mary W / wife of / Wm L ALLEN / Born / ? (broken stone) / Died / Oct 20, 1870 / At rest / (fs) MWA / (The WPA survey records Mary's birth date as 12 Feb 1851 and death date as 26 Oct 1876.)

2. Mary Luna / dau of / Wm L & M W ALLEN / Born / Dec 19, 1875 / Died / May 29, 1876 / (fs) MLA /

3. R A ALLEN / Feb 15, 1845 / Oct 6, 1930 / Gone but not forgotten /

4. Mother / Nannie Ragland / wife of / R A ALLEN / May 14, 1865 / Sept 8, 1938

5. Russell L BREEZE, Jr. / Nov 19, 1962 / Jan 6, 1987 /

6. Nick W ALLEN / Apr 2, 1896 / May 7, 1953 /

7. Alma Allen HICKS / Apr 26, 1911 / Nov 23, 1958 /

  

Five graves marked by fieldstones (names and dates unknown)


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