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Joseph Lunsford Cemetery - Lucy Garrett Road
Location: Lucy Garrett Road across from intersection with Billy Hicks Road
Directions:
From Roxboro, take Old Durham Road to Lucy Garrett Road. Cemetery is on right.
Access:
Inside massive stone wall near road.
Survey:
March 2007 by Ken and Becky Dalton
GPS:
36 20 25.9 N 078 58 04.8 W
Notes:
Stones are laying down and covered by periwinkle and ivy. There are several fieldstones but only 3 marked by carved tombstone.

Graves

1. Joseph LUNSFORD / Born Apr 8, 1779 / Married / Elizabeth Howard / Jan 2, 1817 / Who died June 7th, 1834 / He afterwards married / Rebecca Jones / Nov 4th, 1837 / & died Dec 20th, 1855 /

2. Elizabeth HOWARD / Wife of / Joseph LUNSFORD / Born Apr 1, 1797 / Died Jun 7th, 1834 / Leaving four children / Jesse Anderson / Rebecca Jones / Allen Howard / and / Mary Ann /

3. Elmira TROTTER / was born Feb 18th, 1821 / married / Jesse A Lunsford / Nov 10th, 1842 / and died / (broken stone) 2nd, 1863 leaving eight children / Elizabeth Frances / Joseph Addison / Virginia Elmira / Ira Thomas / John Calvin Calhoon / George Allen / Jesse Jones / Rebecca Ella / She said on her deathbed / if it was the will of the Lord / to take her she would be / better off and repeatedly said / Bless the Lord / Remember friend as you pass by / as you are now so once was I / As I am now so you will be / prepare for death and follow me / Blessed are they who die in the Lord /


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