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This page last updated on 14 June 2007 to add three graves noted at the bottom of this page.

Rock Grove Church - Slaughter Cemetery
Location: 3190 Allensville Rd, Roxboro, NC.
Directions: From Roxboro, take Allensville Road (SR 1636). Cemetery is on right just beyond Hicks Yarborough Road (SR 1544)
Access:
Well maintained with driveway.
Survey: completed May 3 2006 by Amy Ralston and Rebecca Hessee
GPS: 36 23 43.8 N 078 55 33.6 W
Notes: This cemetery is a match for WPA # 180 Slaughter. Distinction is still made between Slaughter section and church section.

Graves:

There are 2 sections of the cemetery. One is tear shaped surrounded by gravel driveway the other is to the right before you start the tear shaped area.

MELTON (double stone) / In Loving Memory
1. Gaither Eugene / Mar 8 1931 / Dec 13 1996 / (fs) Daddy
2. Bettie Day / May 10 1929 / June 14 1993 / (fs) Mama

3. In memory of / Dorsey Henderson / DAY / July 7 1898 / April 15 1967 / At rest / (fs) DHD

4. Annie Loyd Davis / wife of / Dorsey H DAY / Feb. 12 1906 / May 27 1947 / At Rest / (fs) ALD

5. In memory of Urel Bruington / DAY / Oct 11 1895 / Sept 13 1969 / At Rest / "Uncle Boo" / (fs) UBD / (fs2) Urel Bruington DAY / North Carolina / Pvt Co B Infantry / World War II / Oct 11 1895 Sept 13 1969

HICKS (double stone) / There are no partings in Heaven
6. Mack H / Nov 13 1884 / May 23 1965 / (fs) Father
7. Lottie L / Feb 10 1885 / June 10 1979 / (fs) Mother

8. J L LONG / Dec 31 1882 / Apr 24 1957 / The way of the / cross leads home / (fs) JLL

9. Ida Slaughter / wife of J L LONG / Jan 7 1882 / Dec 2 1959 / The Lord is my Shepherd

SLAUGHTER (triple stone)
10. Lila Kinton Y / Feb 1 1903 / Sept 7 1992 / (fs) Mother
11. Moses T / Aug 28 1879 / Jan 2 1965 / (fs) Father
12. Della M / Died Aug 13 1924 / Age 32 yrs / (fs) Mother

13. Alven J / son of MT & DM SLAUGHTER / Oct 20 1914 / Aug 8 1917 / We will meet again / (fs) (blank)

14. Lawrence D / son of / MT & DM / SLAUGHTER / Born Jan 22 1924 / Died Mar 15 1925 / Gone but not forgotten

15. James B / Son of / MT & LM / SLAUGHTER / Born Nov 111925 / Died May 28 1927 / Asleep in Jesus

16.Infant / Son of / MT & DM / SLAUGHTER / Born Mar 8 1922 / Died Mar 8 1922 / Asleep in Jesus / (fs)

17. Infant / Son Of / MT & DM / SLAUGHTER / Born & Died / Jan 8 1919 / (fs)( This is toppled headstone with the ground growing around it.)

18. Earl N son of / MT & DM / SLAUGHTER / Born / May 3 or 8 1912 / Died / Sept 15 1912 / Gone to be an / Angel

19. Infant son of / MT & DM / SLAUGHTER / Born & Died / Mar 5 1911 / (unreadable at bottom)

20. Bessie Mae / Daughter of / Henry T & Lila M / YARBOROUGH / Nov 4 1917 / Feb 27 1930

AVERETT (double stone)
21. Willie James / Apr 5 1916 / Feb 13 1985 /(fs) WJA
21. Nellie SLAUGHTER / Nov 29 1916 / (living) / (fs)NSA

22. Ora Bertha / LONG / Sept 5 1906 / Aug 21 1907

23. Ruby Pearl Dau of / JL & Ida P LONG / June 6 1908 / Aug 28 1910 / In after time we’ll met her /(fs) Slab

23. Bradsher / L LONG / Son of J L LONG / 1918-1945 / Believe on the / Lord & Thou / shalt be saved

24. Parthenia L / HICKS / May 13 1861 / Dec 21 1913

BUCHANAN (double stone)
25. Wm Elvin / Sept 23 1912 / Aug 29 1990
26. Thelma Rhew / May 14 1916 / Feb 26 2001 / (fs) TRB

27. John Robert / son of / Mr & Mrs Willie A / SLAUGHTER / Jan 9 1943 / June 23 1965 / (fs) Son

28. David L SLAUGHTER / Oct 12 1880 / April 8 1965 / (fs) DLS

29. William A SLAUGHTER / Mar 28 1900 / Oct 30 1948

 BUCHANAN (double stone)
30. Elbert C / 1899-1949 / (fs) Father
31. Clara H / 1897-1929

BUCHANAN (double stone)
32. Lizzie S / Mar 1 1878 / Sept 6 1963 / (fs) Mama
33. W J "Brud" / June 30 1876 / May 2 1947 / (fs) Papa

34. Clyde E / BUCHANAN / July 21 / 1916 / Oct 20 1916

35. Dossie E / BUCHANAN / May 17 1910 / June 26 1910 (Leaning headstone)

36. Norman B / BUCHANAN / Nov 3 1901 / Dec 1 1901

37. Indiana W / Dau of / NB & LE / SLAUGHTER / Born / June 5 1901 / Died / June 16 1901

38. Little Hence / son of / SN & ML / SLAUGHTER / June 1907 / June 1907

39. Roberta / dau of / SLAUGHTER / Jan 5 1896 / Oct 1901

40. Melvin / son of / SN & ML / SLAUGHTER / Jan 13 1902 / Mch 3 1902 (not a typo- this is how March was written on stone)

41. William B / son of SN & ML / SLAUGHTER / Nov 1 1915 / Oct 25 or 28 1918

42. Percy N / son of / ML & SN /SLAUGHTER / Aug 21 1909 / Nov 21 1919 / May we meet / again someday

43. Rachel L SLAUGHTER / Feb 4 1881 / Feb 9 1979 / Thou art my God / (fs) Aunt

44. "Offie" / T E SLAUGHTER / Feb 15 1889 / June 23 1966 / In God we trust / (fs) Theorples E SLAUGHTER / North Carolina / Pvt US Army / World War I / Feb 15 1889 June 23 1966

45. R B SLAUGHTER / Born / Aug 9 1870 / Died / July 30 1898 / He died in sure & certain / hope of eternal life, through / the atonement and meditation / of a crucified saviour / (fs) RBS / ( The headstone has been broken and repaired.)

46. Martha A / wife of / (broken here) _ _ Slaughter / Born Mar or May 21 1853 / Died July 19 1897 / Go and dwell with him above / happy in the saviour’s love / ? / The pains of death are past / (unreadable) / (fs) MAS / (This is possibly Martha Ann Hicks that is married to N B Slaughter)

47. N B SLAUGHTER / April 1 1849 / April 14 1918 / (fs) NBS / (Possibly Nuptial Blair Slaughter)

48. Lucy E / wife of / N B SLAUGHTER / Nov 10 1868 / Feb 10 1926 /(fs) LES

49. O Reams SLAUGHTER / son of Mr & Mrs S T / SLAUGHTER / March 8 1913 / Jan 13 1981 / At rest / (fs) (rectangle stone)

(Notice below, not a typo in the spelling of Zachariah, one stone had s the other had h.)
50. Carline / WILKERSON / Wife of / Zachariah / WILKERSON / July 15 1844 / May 31 1924 / Prepare to meet / me in Heaven / (fs) CW
51. The Lord is my shepherd / Zacharias / WILKERSON / Feb 10 1845 / Mar 2 1929 / He carries the lamb / in his bosom / ZW

MOSES (double stone)
52. Ella W / 1871-1965 / (fs) EWM
53. John E / 1890-1961 /(fs) JEM

54. George Lester DAVIS / S Sgt US Air Force / WW II, Korea, Vietnam / Nov 23 1916 Jun 17 1985

55. Hazel Roach TRAIL / 1933 2004 / (funeral home marker)

ROACH (triple stone)
56. Charlie / July 2 1908 June 5 1989 /
57. Cora ROACH / Apr 2 1911 / June 13 1989
58. Cecil / July 28 1940 / (living)

59. Woodrow Wilson / ROACH / Mar 18 1944 / Sept 20 1964 / Gone but not forgotten / (fs) WWR

60. Bonnie Kay / DAVIS / July 10 1952 / April 6 1953

SLAUGHTER (double stone) / As long as life and memory last we shall remember you / married Dec 14 1939
61. Joseph L / Nov 18 1905 / Dec 20 1995 / (fs) Daddy
62. Maranda Frazier / Apr 20 1910 / Oct 24 1987 / (fs) Mama

63. Infant / Son of / Mr & Mrs / Roger / WILLIAMSON / Apr 25 1945

YARBORO (double stone) / Beyond the sunset
64. Obie N Sr / Jan 6 1900 / Apr 12 1989 / (fs) Father
65. Flora McCann / Oct 15 1901 / Sept 25 1976 / (fs) Mother

YARBORO (double stone) / in loving memory
66. Obie N Jr / Feb 28 1932 / (fs) Obie N YARBORO Jr / A 1 C US Air Force / Korea / (fs) Daddy
67. Kathleen B / Feb 13 1935 / (living) / (fs) Mama

BURKE (double stone) / In Loving Memory
68. Michael Gene / Nov 22 1931 / May 1 1984 / (fs) Daddy / (fs) Michael Gene BURKE / SFC US Army / Korea Vietnam / Nov 22 1931 May 1 1984
69. Frances S / Oct 3 1931 / Nov 8 1994 / (fs) Mama

SLAUGHTER (double stone) / In Loving Memory
70. Rufus Ollie, Sr / April 14 1908 / March 15 2004
71. Thelma Y / July 11 1913 / July 6 1994

YARBOROUGH-Double stone
72. M Ollie / 1886-1961
73. Emma G / 1897-1945

74. Ann Elizabeth / HOLT / March 13 1932 / Nov 14 1932

75. Rose M YARBOROUGH / Aug 4 1957 / March 21 1977 / In God’s care / (fs) RMY / (grave enclosed with slate bricks)

76. Precious Lord take my hand / Herbert Sidney YARBOROUGH / March 31 1925 / September 28 1996 / At rest with Jesus / (Fs) Father

77. Come unto me / Lewis Thomas / YARBOROUGH / Jan 4 1916 / Oct 24 1993 / In God’s Care / (fs) Lewis T YARBOROUGH / Tec 5 US Army / World War II

YARBOROUGH-Double stone- At Rest
78. Phenious Hubert / April 28 1893 / Oct 13 1981
79. Mary E Clayton / May 28 1896 / Nov 29 1979

80. Maggie Belle Smith / McCAMBELL / Sept 14 1878 / Aug 4 1922 / At Rest

81. Charles Edward DAVIS / April 13 1929 / Nov 14 1973 / In God’s Care / (fs) Father

Monument
82. Frank T / KINTON / Aug 17 1896 / Dec 3 1936 / World War / Veteran / (fs) (stone slab)

83. Infant Dau of / Rudolph & Sadie / ROBERTSON / Dec 24 1966 / (fs) AR

VICCELLIO (double stone)
84. Cephas / July 18 1916 / Nov 2 2002 / (fs) Mama
85. Sadie W / May 19 1903 / May 12 1959 / (fs) SWV

RUSSELL (double stone)
86. Rosa V Day / Dec 2 1929 / Mar 5 1991 / (fs) Wife
87. Walter Wyatt / Sept 16 1923 / Sept 5 1989 / (fs) Husband

LONG (double stone) / Beyond the Sunset
88. Brodie U / Aug 29 1892 / May 6 1980 / (fs) Daddy
89. Ressie R / Feb 8 1898 / July 1 1992 / (fs) Mama

TALLEY (double stone) / Our Father Which Art in Heaven
90. Thomas Gravitte / Sept 1 1918 / Jan 30 1990 / (fs) Thomas G TALLEY / US Army / World War II / Sep 1 1918 Jan 30 1990 / (fs) TGT
91. Clarice Long / Jan 18 1923 / July 12 1974 / (fs) CLT

92. Thomas Wayne / TALLEY / Aug 16 1952 / Apr 7 1974 / Gone but not forgotten / (fs) TWT

LONG (double stone- marriage date on stone) Nov 25 1954
93. J Ronald / June 2 1927 / (living)
94. Eglantene Y / Oct 29 1934 / July 17 2003

95. Sara CARMICHAEL / 1905-1923 / (fs) SC

96. Marrion D WEAVER/1940-1940 /This grave is marked by a funeral home marker.

97. Luther T SLAUGHTER / Nov 26 1927 / July 20 1945 / Christ is my hope / (fs) LTS

SLAUGHTER (double stone)
98. Bertha Mae / May 26 1905 / Mar 28 1966 / (fs) Mother
99. Charlie B / Oct 8 1886 / Aug 4 1978 / (fs) Father

SLAUGHTER (double stone) / Forever Together
100. Lula Blalock / Oct 3 1915 / Oct 21 1982
101. Otha William / May 5 1914 / Apr 5 1980

102. Thomas Worth SLAUGHTER / Dec 9 1906 / Nov 16 2001

103. Della Louise / Daughter of / CB & Bertha / SLAUGHTER / July 8 1926 / Nov 10 1927 / (fs) small stone / (Reverse side headstone) Asleep in Jesus

LONG
104. Nannie E / Daughter of / JT & Thelma / LONG / May 4 1925 / June 11 1927 / (fs) NEL

MOORE (double stone) / At rest in Jesus
105. Ola M / Jan 23 1923 / (living) /
106. Earl B / Sept 28 1928 / Feb 4 1991

107. A Loving Mother / Bettie S WAGONER / Nov 18 1920 / Feb 24 1999

SLAUGHTER (double stone)
108. Son / Gene Hampton / Aug 22 1939 / July 28 1945
109. Mother / Tincie Tingen / Dec 27 1917 / June 12 1966

110. William T / son of / TW & TM / SLAUGHTER / Mar 2 1937 / Mar 14 1937 / In God we trust / (fs) (small stone)

111. Thelma Ann / Dau of / ST & EE SLAUGHTER / June 15 1914 / May 11 1916 / Safe in the arms of / Jesus / (fs) TAS

112. William W / SLAUGHTER / Dec 16 1923 / Dec 19 1923 / (fs) WWS

113. Martha C / SLAUGHTER / Sept 12 1919 / Dec 15 1919 / (fs) MCS

114. Osbie S / Son of / AC & LL / SLAUGHTER / Nov 11 1908 / Jan 27 1909

115. Nobie B / Son of / AC & LL / SLAUGHTER / Mar 8 1902 / Sept 2 1912

116. Jesse W / SLAUGHTER / Aug 19 1904 / Apr 26 1956 / At Rest / Memorial of Gillipsy School / Greensboro NC / (fs) JWS

117. L Toppin SLAUGHTER / Son of Mr & Mrs ST / SLAUGHTER / June 28 1909 / April 10 1966 / At Rest / (fs) LTS

SLAUGHTER (double stone)
118. Augustus C / July 20 1877 / July 16 1962 /
119. Lula H / May 8 1879 / July 11 1950

120. Percy Thomas BURTON / Aug 16 1907 / June 29 1978 / (fs) PTB

SLAUGHTER (double stone) / At Rest
121. Ethel E / Sept 5 1883 / Aug 6 1978 / (fs) Mother
122. Silvanus T / Mar 15 1873 / Jan 26 1967 / (fs) Father

123. SLAUGHTER / Mildred B / Oct 18 1879 / June 20 1952 / At rest / (fs) MBS

124. Joseph R / PIHARD Jr / May 22 1918 / June 17 1919

LONG (double stone)
125. Huel Curtis / Oct 16 1921 / Dec 6 1994 / (fs) Daddy / (fs) Huel Curtis LONG / SSgt US Army / World War II / 1921 1994
126. Hazel Slaughter / Jan 19 1924 / (living) / (fs) Mama

SLAUGHTER (double stone)
127. B Ransom / Sept 22 1905 / July 25 1996
128. Elizabeth Moize / May 5 1911 / June 18 1993

SLAUGHTER (double stone- info on footstones)
129. (fs) Lucy W SLAUGHTER / Oct 13 1876 / Dec 4 1969
130. (fs) A Gethro SLAUGHTER / July 14 1879 / Jan 21 1951

The following graves are not in the tear drop area. But are to the right as you enter drive way.

FERRELL (double stone) / At Rest
131. L Mack / Feb 1 1922 / Apr 15 1996 / (fs) L Mack FERRELL / US Army / World War II
132. Pearl Hicks / Oct 22 1924 / (living) / (fs) Mama

133. Our Little Boy / Andy GILLIS / June 22 1977 / June 23 1977

134. Our precious Daughter / Jill Anna HUMPHRIES / May 24 1974

135. Our Daughter / Jacquline Blair WALKER / February 20 1982

136. James Thomas McCANN / Jan 4 1903 / Apr 18 1994 / "Uncle Jim"

137. Joseph Roy McCANN / Pvt US Army / World War II / June 20 1904 June 29 1983

138. Edwin M McCANN / Pvt US Army / World War II / Nov 11 1907 Sept 4 1997

HUMPHRIES (double stone)
139. Roy Lee / August 20 1911 / March 30 2004
140. Mabel D November 21 1915 / January 2 1980

GLASSCOCK (double stone)
141. Mary C GLASSCOCK / Beloved wife and Mother / Jan 19 1929 / living
142. Arthur G GLASSCOCK / PFC US Army / World War II / July 26 1926  Jun 3 1997

143. Timothy "T" Martin / JONES / Dec 20 1976 / June 3 1998 / (fs) Tim

144. Virginia B YARBORO / S2 US Navy / World War II / Aug 17 1926 Oct 1 1985

145. Beside Virginia Yarboro, is an unmarked grave. This appears to be a grave because of placement of flowers and cross

146. Baby Boy / TINGEN / April 25 1968 / Gone to be an angel / (fs) Son

TINGEN (double stone) / Not my will but thine be done
147. Robert J / April 30 1914 / May 6 1969 /(fs) RJT
148. Lillie S / Aug 24 1931 / (living)

149. Alfred David / SWANSON Jr / June 14 1955 / Oct 8 1969 / At rest with Jesus / (fs) Son

150. Russell Lee / SWANSON / Dec 15 1958 / Jan 5 1978 / A loving son /(fs)son

WEST (double stone) / Together Forever
151. Kenneth Ben / May 7 1914 / Dec 26 1993 / (fs) Daddy
152.Mattie Tuck / July 18 1916 / Nov 2 2002 / (fs) Mama

HATCHER (double stone)
153. Harold H / June 28 1931 / June 24 2003 / (fs) Harold Harrison HATCHER / PVT US Army / Korea / Jun 28 1931 June 24 2003
154. Janet B / Mar 17 1940 / (living)

155. Beloved son, Brother / Husband & Daddy / Nicholas W / Feb 8 1980 / Jan 28 2004 / Go rest high on that mountain / we will always love you and miss you / (fs) Dylon’s Daddy

156. (??? Funeral home marker. No info. This is a short plot)

ROACH (double stone) / Married Feb 7 1966
157. Papa Buck / James ROACH / July 10 1947 / Aug 25 1993
158. Mama Frances / Frances ROACH / Nov 13 1949 / (living)

159. Rison ROACH / Oct 2 1915 / June 1 1967

160. Berta May ROACH / 1920-1996 / (slab of concrete engraved by hand) / Berta / May ROACH / Feb 11 1920 / April 21 1996

161. Claude Swanson / RIDGEWAY / Sept 13 1909 / Decd 14 1967 / Always remembered / (fs) Father

162. Annie Parker WEBSTER / July 22 1935 / July 5 1986 / Always remembered / (fs) Mama

163. Morris Daniel WEBSTER / 1926-2002 / ( This is a funeral home marker)

164. & 165. Edna Weaver Davis - Died 12/27/67 and Joseph John Davis - Died June 20, 1961
166.
George Lester Davis
(A daughter of George Lester Davis noted that the three graves above were omitted from this survey even though they are buried in plot 54 of the Slaughter section of this cemetery. The exact inscriptions on the stones will be added after a visit to the cemetery.)


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