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|William Brown Cemetery|
|Location: Byrds Creek
subdivision off Guess Road across from Charlie Monk Road
Directions: From Roxboro, take Hurdle Mills Road (157) to Hurdle Mills. Turn left on Guess Road. Turn left into Byrds Creek development almost straight across from Charlie Monk Road (SR1115).
Access: In edge of woods just behind field
Survey: May 2006 by Ken and Becky Dalton
GPS: 36 15 57.0 N 079 01 58.1 W
Notes: Initial research indicates that William Brown may have been a CSA POW who took the oath of allegiance and served time on a Union ship in lieu of remaining in a Union prison.
There is one marked grave and 10 graves marked by fieldstone or unreadable funeral markers
William BROWN / Born / Feb 1, 1839 / Died / Mar 28, 1889
(second marker as footstone)
William BROWN / NC / Landsman US NAVY / Mar 28, 1889 / (Union Civil War)