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