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John Jones Cemetery
Location: Across from 1142 Clay Long Road
Directions: From Roxboro, take Hurdle Mills Road (157) to left on Clay Long Road (SR 1133). Cemetery is on left
Access:
Well-maintained, near road with driveway
Survey:
March 29 2006 by Amy Ralston
GPS: 36 17 35.4 N 079 00 53.1 W
Notes:
This cemetery is a match with WPA # 108 (See WPA index)

Graves

JONES (double stone but single stone in size)

John JONES/ Aug. 1, 1829 –Feb. 26, 1897 / (fs) JJ
Mary A. his wife / June 7, 1839 / Sept. 17, 1906 / Gone but not forgotten / (fs) MAJ

John R / son of / J & M.A. JONES / born Sept. 13, 1862 / died May 16, 1880 / (there is an inscription at bottom, unable to read.) / (fs) JRJ (Head stone looks like it was broken across bottom and someone moved it slightly forward and erected it.)

Sarah / wife of / Richard JONES / Born Apr. 13, 1788 / Dec. 30, 1870 / Aged 88 yrs & ? ? ? & 17 days / (fs) SJ

Infant / son of / John & MA JONES / S __?___ / Feb. 10, 1821 / (fs) I

WILLIAMS

Walter N / son of / N T & V M WILLIAMS / Born / Apr. 6, 1883 / Died / June 22, 1883 / (fs) W N W

Virginia M / Wife of / N T WILLIAMS / Born / Feb. 3, 1855 / Died / Aug. 1, 1883 / (fs) V M W

JONES

Jacob D JONES / Born / Sept. 28, 1865 / Died / Oct. 3 1891 / Masonic symbol / (fs) J D J

Emma F / wife of / S H JONES / Born / Jan 30, 1867 / Died / May 28, 1891 / (fs) E F J

PORTERFIELD

Dr. William David / PORTERFIELD / June 18, 1957 / photograph / Sept. 1, 1995 / In God’s Care / (fs) Son

(Double Stone)
PORTERFIELD – (wedding date also on stone) May 4 1942

Melvin James / Jan. 28, 1923 / June 4, 2001 (two fs) 1.Daddy 2. Melvin James PORTERFIELD / PFC US ARMY / World War II / Jan. 28, 1923 June 4, 2001 / Purple Heart

Katie Christine / BLALOCK / Apr. 13, 1925 / Sept. 30, 2001 / (fs) Mama

CATES

John W CATES / Mar. 27, 1870 / July 17, 1899

CATES

Infant / John N CATES / 1897 (this headstone is a funeral home marker that has been framed in concrete.)

Walled Section

JONES

Infant son of / G.H. & Laura L / JONES / May 12 1893 / Aug. 21 1893 / of such is the / kingdom of God / (fs) FSJ

Maud L. Dau. of / G. H. & Laura L / JONES / June 22, 1894 / Jan. 6, 1907 / She was the sun / shine of our home / (fs) MLJ

William T. Son of / G H & Laura L JONES / Nov. 9, 1888 / Jan. 21, 1907 / God gave, he took, he will res- / tore. He doeth all things well / (fs) WTJ

JONES (Tall four sided monument)

They steered / their course to / the same quiet / shore, not parted / long, and now to / part no more / JONES
Masonic Symbol / G.H. JONES / July 23, 1857 / Mar. 21 1911 / (fs) GHJ
(one side blank)
Laura L / wife of / G.H. JONES / May 21, 1862 / June 1, 1911 / (fs) LLJ


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