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James W Ashley Family Cemetery
Location: 1000 Dink Ashley Road (SR 1709)
Directions: From Roxboro on 501S to left on Antioch Church Road (SR 1708) to right on Dink Ashley Road. Cemetery is across from Lynny Credle Road.
Access: Close to road and well-maintained.
Survey: Sept 2004 by Ken Dalton and Becky Farlow
GPS: 36 18 36.0 N 078 56 52.4 W

This cemetery was included in the WPA survey of cemeteries. It is included as #7 in the WPA survey list that is a part of 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" means footstone.

25 graves

1. Eva Hobbs / ASHLEY / wife of / E J ASHLEY / Feb 14, 1898 / Dec 5, 1940 / Life's work well done / on earth. Now she is gone to rest. /

2. Louise MARTIN / Aug 15, 1910 / Jun 8, 1929 / Christ is my hope /

 3. Sidney Worth ASHLEY / Jun 4, 1918 / Oct 4, 1974 /

4. Mollie Brown ASHLEY / wife of / Alex Ashley / Apr 29, 1883 / July 1, 1968 /

5. Alex ASHLEY / Mar 21, 1885 / Jun 27, 1950 / Asleep in Jesus /

6. Lex Lambert ASHLEY / North Carolina / PFC US Army / World War 2 / Feb 18, 1921 - May 16, 1972 /

7. Elige / TOWNSEND / Born / Mar 25, 1857 / Died / Oct 17, 1925 / (can't read inscription) / (fs) ET /

8. Annie / TOWNSEND / Born 1855 / Died 1951 / We trust with Christ / she has gone to reign / (fs) AT /

BROWN (double stone) / At rest /
9. William Andrew / July 21, 1893 / Apr 23, 1979 / (fs) WAB /
10. Nannie Ashley / Aug 23, 1902 / Nov 21, 1971 / (fs) NAB /

11. Emmie F / wife of / William H / ASHLEY / Dec 23, 1878 / Sept 26, 1940 / Asleep in Jesus / (fs) EFA /

12. William H / ASHLEY / Jan 7, 1883 / Aug 3, 1921 / (can't read inscription) / (fs) WHA /

13. through 17. are fieldstones (unknown)

18. Nannie U / ASHLEY / Mar 24, 1895 / June 1896 / (fs) NUA /

19. James W ASHLEY / Born / Jan 1, 1827 / Died / Apr 16, 1895 /

20. Sarah Fannie / Ashley / BROWN / Born 1861 / Died oct 19, 1936 /

21. Andrew / BROWN / Sept 1857 / July 20, 1926 / Resting in hope / of a glorious / resurrection /

22. Edgar R DRAUGHAN / Sept 22, 1906 / Oct 24, 1943 /

23. Mary Lloyd WALKER / Aug 25, 1908 / Aug 4, 1995 /

24. Edgar DRAUGHAN, Jr. / son of / Mary and E R Draughan / Oct 3, 1926 / Jan 27, 1969 /

25. Robert W WALKER / Mar 21, 1935 / May 22, 1991 / Forever with the Lord /


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