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|Atkinson, Clack, Dickins, Jones Cemetery|
|Location: Arcadia Dr (private) off Mt Harmony Church Road (SR
Directions: From Roxboro, take 158E to right on Mt Harmony Church Road. Arcadia Drive is just about across from Johnnie Jones Road.
Access: At end of drive, continue past abandoned house about 200 feet.
Survey: Mar 2005 by Ken Dalton and Becky Farlow
GPS: 36 19 29.3 N 078 52 00.2 W
This cemetery was included in the WPA survey of cemeteries. It is included as #64 in the WPA survey list that is a part of this web site.
Inside rock wall, covered with periwinkle, irises, and rambling rose
About 20 graves marked by fieldstones
These below are hand-carved soapstone not from this area. Ken has seen similar tombstones in Floyd and Carroll co, VA. They are usually from late 1700s.
1 - Mary CLACK / Consort of / James Clack (In line with a grave marked by fieldstone, assumed to be James CLACK)
2 - Mary DICKINS / Consort of / Robert Dickins (In line with a grave marked by fieldstone, assumed to be Robert DICKINS)
3 - John ATKINSON
4 - MRs ATKINSON / Consort of / John Atkinson /
5 - Frances MOORE (very faint) / _____ (cannot read, assume "wife of" ) /
6 - [Replacement stone] Jessie DICKENS / Married Frances Moore / Dau of / Gen Stephen Moore
7 - [Replacement stone] In memory of / Amy Sally Dickens SMITH / Dau of / Griselda & Henry Smith / Nov 9, 1823 / Jun 24, 1824
Inside chainlink fence abutting one stone wall, this area is well maintained.
8 - Henry Grady JONES / Feb 4, 1890 / Apr 21, 1912 / Age 22 yrs / Rest for the weary / gone from the evil to come
9 - Daughter / Jennie DIXON / Died Mar 31, 1914 / Gone to her reward / (fs) JD
10 - Mother / Patsy DIXON/ Died Jan 13, 1913 / Prepare to meet thy God
11 - Polly DIXON / Died Oct 1901
JONES (double stone) / There is rest in heaven /
14 - Infant / son of / TK & SR JONES / Nov 1889
JONES (double stone) / Gone but not forgotten
17 - fieldstone (unknown)