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Ratliff Long Cemetery
Location: In woods off Roxdale Street off the 2900 block of Chub Lake Road.
Directions:
From Roxboro, take Chub Lake Road to a right on Roxdale Street. Cemetery is in woods on left about 400 feet from Chub Lake Road.
Access:
Deep in woods on private property. Prior permission should be obtained.
Survey:
January 2008 by Ken and Becky Dalton / Tonya Wilson.
GPS:
36 26 13.2N 078 59 33.9W
Notes:
This cemetery is a match with WPA #119.

Graves

Graves are in 3 rows with the 2nd row being offset from the other two.

Row 1

1 - Martha F LEWIS / Sept 17, 1836 / Aug 13, 1888 / Come unto me all ye that / are heavy laden and I will / give you rest /

2 - Samuel W / MUNDAY / December 1862 / Jun 23, 1885 / In the midst of life / we are in death /

3 - John H LEWIS / Mch 18, 1825 (WPA says 1875) / Mch 21, 1896 / They which sleep in / Jesus with God reside with Him /

4 - (fieldstone-unknown)

Row 2

5 & 6 & 7 (fieldstones at head and foot would indicate that all three are babies)

8 - Lou Anna / HAMLIN / Feb 23, 1869 (WPA says 1859) / Feb 15, 1900 (WPA says 1883) / Dearest Lou, thou art sleeping / in the cold and silent tomb / Sad and lonely we are weeping / for our hearts are clothed in gloom / (fs) LAH

9 & 10 & 11 (fieldstones and depressions appear to be adults)

Row 3

12 - Elizabeth Walters / CARVER / Dec 24, 1830 / Mch 22, 1903 / No night in heaven / how sweet the thought / to those who watch and / wait below / (fs) (blank)

13 - Ann Eliza LONG / Jan 11, 1831 / Nov 15, 1902 / Blessed are the dead / which die in the Lord / (fs) AEL /

14 - Our Mother / Mary M LONG / Mar 21, 1817 / Mar 28, 1900 / Asleep in Jesus, blessed sleep / from which none ever wakes to weep /

15 - Our Father / Ratliff J LONG / BORN / Oct 8, 1809 / DIED / Jun 20, 18?? (WPA says 1865) / The spirit of those that / fear the Lord shall live / (stonemaker near bottom of stone) Rogers / Durham, NC /

16 - Clem H LONG / BORN / Jan 28, 1852 (WPA says 1857) / DIED / Aug 13, 1862 (WPA says 1867) /

17 - Henry D LONG / BORN / Oct 8, 1859 / DIED / Oct 21, 1883 /

18 - (fieldstone-unknown)

19 - (depression-unknown)


Below is a transcription of the WPA record for this cemetery.

(Information about the WPA Cemetery Survey here.)

Long Family Cemetery
(Ratliff or Burr)

Compiled by Historical Records Survey of North Carolina 1936

North of Roxboro North Carolina, 4 miles on Lock-Lilly Rd [sic. The name should be Loch-Lilly.] about 400 yards to right of road in pines.

Name

Birth

Death

Carver, Elizabeth Walters

12-24-1830

3-22-1903

Hamlin, Jlon [sic] Anna

10-8-1859

10-21-1883

Lewis, John H.

3-18-1875

3-21-1896

Lewis, Martha F.

9-17-1836

8-13-1888

Long, Ann Eliza

1-11-1831

11-15-1902

Long, Clem H.

1-28-1857

8-13-1867

Long, Mary A.

3-21-1817

3-28-1900

Long, Ratliff, J.

10-8-1809

6-20-1865

Long, Henry D.

10-8-1859

10-21-1883

Munday, Sam

12 - - 1862

1-23-1885

 


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