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Harris Cemetery


HARRIS Family Cemetery - John Winstead Road, Person County, North Carolina
GPS -  36 27 46 N  /  79 01 07 W

Directions: From Roxboro, follow the Leasburg Road (US 158) to John Winstead Road. Turn right on John Winstead Road. The cemetery will be on the left adjacent to the road.

 

Alternate directions: From Roxboro, follow the Semora Road (NC 57) to Longs Store Road. Turn left on Longs Store Road. Next turn left on John Winstead Road. The cemetery will be on the right adjacent to the road.

 

There are about 26 marked graves in this cemetery. 18 with legible markers, some with broken gravestones and some with only rocks or fieldstones as markers.

 

Surveyed by Yvonne A. Bennett


A.A. Harris                         Mary N. Harris
Jan 19, 1818                        Oct 5, 1825
July 19, 1889                       April 8, 1889
[Abner Anderson Harris, his wife Mary N. Epperson - married 6 Dec 1843 in Person Co NC]
[ Mary N. Epperson dau of Francis Epperson and Elizabeth Dixon]

 Abe A. Harris  Feb 14, 1860   -  Oct 3, 1926
[ Abner Anderson Harris (aka Abb) s/o A.A. Harris and Mary Epperson. He was married first to Jennie Combs, died June 1889, probably also buried here with no marker, one child]

 Callie F. Harris Brooks   (metal Funeral Home Marker)
1884  -  1959
[ Callie Fox d/o Sidney Thomas Fox and Eugenia Jane Horton, married Abb Harris on 27 Dec 1903 in Person Co. Six children. She was married second to Ira Henry Brooks]

 Ira Henry Brooks [ no marker]
[ born 15 Dec 1886  died 5 April 1962 - s/o Johnnie Brooks and Eleanor Tapp (info. from death cert. 46/61) married Callie Fox Harris on 27 March 1937 Person Co NC, no children]

 Ralph Sydney / son of  / A.A. and Callie Harris
Aug 26, 1910  -  Dec 15, 1911
[stone in bad condition]

Grover W. Long   Nov 29, 1892  -  Feb 14, 1949
[ s/o Joseph Samuel Long and Ada Tingen, married Zelma Harris 4 March 1919 in Person Co NC, 11 children ]

 Zelma Harris Long   April 18, 1906   -  June 7, 1990
"Lone Forever"
[ d/o A.A. Harris and Callie Fox, wife of Grover Washington Long]

 Sidney Grover Long18 Feb 1922  -  5 Jul 1923
[s/o Grover W. Long and Zelma Harris ( stone in very bad condition)]

 HARRIS
Arch          July 12, 1908     -  June 25, 1993
Bertha D.  July 26, 1906    -   Dec 12, 1977
[ s/o A.A. Harris and Callie Fox  married Bertha Dunevant on 19 Dec 1925, 7 children]
[ Bertha d/o Alec Dunevant]

 Willard A. Harris / North Carolina / S2 US Navy / World War II
Oct 25, 1926  -  Feb 19, 1968
[ Willard Anderson Harris s/o Arch Harris and Bertha Dunevant]

 Sarah H. / wife of / Weldon Clayton
Sept 12, 1862  - Sept 8, 1908
[ d/o A.A. Harris and Mary N. Epperson, wife of J.J. Brightwell]

 Sallie M. /  wife of / W.H. Harris
July 15, 1860  - July 11, 1893

 J.J. Brightwell  Dec 23 or 28, 1856  -  Apr 5, 1900
[ James J. Brightwell  h/o Sarah Harris]

 Emma May / dau of / Oscar & Fannie Shelton
Jan 16, 1861 [?]    - Jan 26, 1936
"Darling we miss you"

Jean Harris Rhew  dau. of L.H. & Foy Rhew   Died 1934
[ d/o Lindsey H. Rhew and Foy Harris d/o Charlie W. Harris and Cora Clayton]

 Letia Gray Harris    June 22, 1931   -  Sept 22, 1935
"Gone but not forgotten"
[ d/o Zeb Kitchen Harris and Beulah Mae Hargis, Zeb Kitchen s/o Charlie W. Harris and Cora Clayton]

 Lottie Harris      1895  -  1897

 Raynie Harris  1993   -  1994

 Lindsey H. Rhew   Sept 9, 1900    -   Aug 7, 1968

 Foy Glenn Rhew   1903 - 1937
"Beloved"


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