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Chesley Hicks Cemetery
Location: In woods 200 ft on north side of Winchester Drive (SR 1768)
Directions: From Roxboro, take 501S to left on Helena Moriah Road (SR 1715) to right on Moores Mill Rd (SR 1737) to left on Winchester Drive
Access: In woods behind a house on private property
Survey: Aug 2005 by Ken Dalton and Becky Farlow
GPS: 36 14 58.5 N 078 54 13.7 W
Notes: This cemetery was included in the WPA cemetery survey. It is listed as cemetery # 98 (Hicks."Mixed bloods") in the WPA index on this web site.

Graves

1 - J M HICKS / Born / July 23, 1847 / Married 1866 / Died / Oct 9, 1910 / Gone but not forgotten / (son of Chesley and Martha Hicks)

Base to tombstone (carved stone not yet found) with 2 footstones
2 - Footstone #1 / SW / (known to be Samuel WINSTON) (WPA says Samuel Winston / Died Feb 15, 1883 / Age 45 Years)
3 - Footstone #2 / AJW / (Known to be Amanda Jane Hicks WINSTON) (WPA says Amanda Winston / Born Mar 12, 1851 / Died Jun 28, 1919 / Wife of Samuel Winston)

About 20 fieldstones in 4 rows

Likely Graves – but not marked

2 prominent fieldstones are probably:
Chesley HICKS, born ABT 1816 (age from census)
Mahala (Martha) Jane Collins HICKS, born ABT 1826 (age from census)

Possibly buried here:
James Collins, born ABT 1794 (age from census) (father of Martha Jane Collins Hicks)
Barbara Brinkley Collins, born ABT 1808 (age from census) (wife of James Collins, from Person co marriage bonds)


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