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|Bradsher Cemetery - Salem Church Road|
|Location: Off Salem Church Road
Directions: From Roxboro take 49 S (Burlington road). Right onto Salem Church Road (SR 1172). After 1st house turn right onto private dirt road. Cemetery is on the right.
Access: Easily accessible from private dirt road.
Survey: completed by Amy Ralston and Rebecca Hessee on May 31 2006
GPS: 36 17 49.2 N 079 06 56.8 W
Notes: This cemetery is surrounded by a wrought iron fence that has a fallen section. Has 2 head stones propped against fence.
1. Archie Bradsher / HOWARD / born / May 16 1881 / Died / (stone is broken here, the rest of headstone unreadable)
2. Charles W / BRADSHER / Aug 4 1860 / Nov 3 1929 / (This is a monument. 2 sides are blank. The 3 side has BRADSHER)
3. Eugenia / Daughter of / J O & Emily / BRADSHER / Aug 12 1846 / Sept 16 1899 / Weep not she / is not dead / but sleepth / (I believe that this is a replacement headstone. There is an older headstone leaning against the fence that has the same inscription but appears older and harder to read.)
4. (Monument) side 1- James O / BRADSHER / born Jul 4 1814 / Died / May 21 1897 / aged 82 y / 10 m 17d / side 2- He died as he / lived a Christian / side 3- blank / side 4- Precious in the / sight of the Lord / is the death of / his saints
5. Sarah E BRADSHER / wife of / James M SATTERFIELD / March 24 1847 / Mar 23 1875
6. James S BRADSHER / Born June 24 1845 / Died June 1 1869
7. In memory of / Emily / wife of / J O BRADSHER / Born Apr 22 1825 / Married Aug 18 1842 / Died Sept 3 1885 / Aged 60 ys 4 ms 11 ds / Wife mother friend / As the dew to the rose is thy / memory to me / at peace
8. Stephen G / BRADSHER / born / Feb 5 1852 / died / May 7 1919 / Lord I come to / thee for rest.
MORTON (double stone)
13. Lizzie / daughter of / J M & S E / SATTERFIELD / born / June 29 1872 / died / July 11 1874
There is a tall skinny head stone leaning against the fence. It is blank with no name or initials.