|This page provides an easy way to track what has changed on this web
site. If you have not visited for a while, the list here will let you quickly see what has
Mar 12 - Posted a complete survey of the Dick Long Cemetery to replace the WPA list that
was previously on that page.
Dec 26 - Added a page HERE for research tips. This page
includes a link to an online source of Person County death certificates prior to 1930.
Sept 6 - Guide
to Person County Research Materials in the North
June 20 - Added a grave to Davis Cemetery. Thanks to
June 20 - Added survey for New Hope Person
Church Cemetery - 190 graves! Thanks to Amy Ralston & Rebecca Hessee for doing
May 27 - Updates to Davis Cemetery. Thanks to Ethel
May 18 - Added survey for Mt Zion United Methodist
Church Cemetery - 253 graves! Thanks to Amy Ralston for doing this survey.
May 13 - Added a link to a color version of the 1928 Soil
Survey Map - a great source for the location of roads in 1928.
Jan 26 - Added survey for Poole - O'Briant
Jan 26 - Added survey for Poole - Thomas Cemetery
Jan 26 - Added survey for Benjamin
Jan 22 - Added survey for Stephen
Moore Cemetery (updated Jan 26)
Jan 22 - Added new phone numbers for Register of Deeds and Clerk of Court offices on the Resources page.
Jan 6 - Added a note in the "Deep Creek" John Bumpass
Sr. Cemetery survey to question if the list on the single stone actually represents
burials in the cemetery.
Nov 20 - Added an interesting page with a map showing where
folks live who look at this site.
Oct 14 - Added info the the Wilson-Stewart Cemetery
Aug 4 - Updated the information about searching for obituaries to
show more sources.
Aug 1 - posted the W A Carver Cemetery
Aug 1 - posted the Edwin Whitfield
Jul 31 - changed the name of the "Lunsford-Nelms Cemetery" to "Nathan Lunsford Cemetery" based
on information from family members.
Jul 28 - added an entry in the cemetery index for Mayo
Chapel Cemetery even though the cemetery is located in Virginia.
Jul 24 - corrected an error in the survey for David
May 21 - added the WPA survey for Old Wheeley's Cemetery to the
May 15 - minor updates to several pages for the Person County
Historical Society. If you have not seen the book, Picturing
Historic PERSON COUNTY
by Eddie Talbert & Edith Grey with Photos by J.W. Merritt, they have copies for sale.
Apr 28 - a new Internet address - see note at the bottom of this page for details
Feb 28 - posted updates to the Davis Cemetery
Jan 14 - posted the Lena Rogers Cemetery
Jan 14 - posted the James Winstead Cemetery
Jan 14 - posted the Jones Chapel Cemetery
Jan 14 - posted the W. S. Huff Cemetery
Jan 13 - posted the Ratliff Long Cemetery
(This cemetery was the subject of several posts on the Message Board. Ken & Becky with
help from Tonya Wilson have surveyed this one.)
Jan 13 - posted the Aaron Long Cemetery
Sep 4 - updated "Church of Roxboro" page
July 27 - small update to the Ebenezer
Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
July 19 - added Clayton - James
July 19 - added Wyat Gentry Cemetery
July 19 - posted an updated WPA Cemetery list
July 19 - posted an updated Master Cemetery List
Jun 19 - added Willie Bass Cemetery
Jun 14 - added Ebenezer Primitive Baptist
Church Cemetery (126 graves)
Jun 14 - added Gateway Baptist Church
Jun 14 - added John B Carver Family Cemetery
Jun 14 - added Surl Primitive Baptist
Church Cemetery (482 graves)
Jun 14 - added Flat River Primitive
Baptist Church Cemetery (92 graves)
Jun 14 - added Berry's Grove Baptist
Church Cemetery (463 graves - actually Orange County, but lots of folks with Person
Jun 14 - added a grave to the Yarboro-Clayton
Jun 14 - added three graves omitted from the Rock
Grove - Slaughter Cemetery
Jun 14 - added Albert O'Briant Cemetery
Jun 14 - added Gregory Family Cemetery
Jun 14 - added Hester Family Cemetery (131
Apr 4 - Added W J Lunsford Cemetery
Apr 4 - Added Bartlett Yancey Allen
Apr 4 - Added J Buchanan Cemetery
Apr 3 - Added Robert Wallace Cemetery
Apr 3 - Added John Phillips Cemetery
Apr 3 - Added Joseph Lunsford
Apr 3 - Added new link to Durham and Orange County
Cemeteries (Allen Dew's cemetery info is on a new web site: Cemetery Census.) This
link appears on the bottom of the Cemetery Survey page.
Mar 12 - Added Jasper Yarbrough Cemetery
Jan 17 - Added Phelps Information contributed by Mark Phelps
- Wills, deeds, etc related to Phelps genealogy and links information that Mark has posted.
Nov 22 - added Reaves-Riggsby Cemetery
Nov 22 - added Thomas Oakley Cemetery
Nov 22 - added Clayton-Long Cemetery
Nov 22 - added Bible Baptist Tabernacle
Oct 2 - added Chambers - Clayton - Clement
Oct 2 - added John Baird Cemetery
Oct 1 - added a report of the September meeting
of the Person County Historical Society
Sep 21 - added Abrous H Duncan Cemetery
Sep 21- added A. L. Moore Cemetery
Sep 21 - added Fuller, Harris,
Thorpe, Royster, Taborn Cemetery
Sep 21 - added New St
James Baptist Church Cemetery
Sep 21 - added Thomas E.
Sep 5 - added Wheely's
Church Cemetery - Old Location. This cemetery includes the grave of Dr. Raney Curry
Baynes and many family members.
Sep 5 - added Alvis Moore Cemetery. Located
at Paynes Tavern, this cemetery includes the grave of Rebecca Peine Carter, the
first wife of Romulus Mitchell Saunders who built Longwood in Milton. Check the link for
more information about Romulus M. Saunders, a notable person.
Sep 2 - added John
A. Huff Cemetery
Aug 26 - added Zachary Gentry
Cemetery - thanks to Karen Higgins
Aug 21 - Added Clay-Meadows Cemetery
Aug 15 - Added Bessie Daniel Cemetery.
July 18 - added Malone-McKee Cemetery
July 12 - added additional information for the Adnah
Campbell Foushee Cemetery
- added John Day Cemetery
- added Van Hook Cemetery
- added Huff-Blalock-Whitfield Cemetery
- added Smith-Seate Cemetery
- added Bradsher Cemetery on Union
Grove Church Road
- added Wheelers Primitive Baptist
Church Cemetery (422 graves! Thanks to Amy Ralston and Rebecca Hessee for this and
- added Hester Grove Baptist Church
- added Powell Cemetery
- added Lunsford-Nelms Cemetery
June 12 - added Hager Quaker Burying Ground
June 8 - updated the John Satterfield
Cemetery page in response to a post by John Fox
June 8 - added Perry Cemetery
June 7- added W.F. Snipes Cemetery
June 7- update to Scott Cemetery
June 6 - added Bradsher Cemetery
June 4 - added Lamberth Memorial Baptist
June 1 - added Young's Chapel Church Cemetery
May 31 - added Salem Church Cemetery
May 29 - added Barnett Blalock Cemetery
May 28 - started a page for roadside historical
May 28 - the biographies page is growing.
May 28 - added these cemeteries
Newton, Brooks, Clayton Cemetery
Dr. Currie Barnett Cemetery
Moses Winstead Cemetery
Carl Adcock Cemetery
Pine Hill Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
James E Whitfield Cemetery
Rock Grove Church - Slaughter Cemetery
22 May - Mooney-Blalock Cemetery
22 May - William Brown Cemetery
22 May - William Gray Cemetery
19 May - Satterfield - Cazort Cemetery
18 May - Rial Carver Cemetery
18 May - Chambers Cemetery
17 May - Wilson - Stewart Cemetery
17 May - Wrenn Cemetery
11 Apr - Cameron Person County Slave Cemetery
11 Apr - Adcock-Cox Cemetery
11 Apr - Burton-Cates Cemetery
11 Apr - Crumpton-Thomas Cemetery
11 Apr - John Moore Cemetery
11 Apr - Col. John L. Harris Cemetery
11 Apr - Williams-Trimm Cemetery
09 Apr - Granville Andrews Cemetery
09 Apr - Willie Coleman Cemetery
09 Apr - John Jones Cemetery
09 Apr - John Harris Cemetery
09 Apr - Snipes-O'Briant Cemetery
09 Apr - Mooney-Garrett Cemetery
11 Mar - Morton Cemetery
11 Mar - J. D. Clayton Cemetery
11 Mar - John Robert Turner Cemetery
11 Mar - Jones-Riggs Cemetery
11 Mar - A. H. Bumpass Cemetery
06 Dec - Red Timberlake Family Cemetery
06 Dec - added information to the Phelps Cemetery page
05 Dec - Wm Blair Frazier Cemetery
06 Sep - Dudley S Burton Family Cemetery
15 Aug - Chambers-Tilley Cemetery
15 Aug - William Wade Cemetery
15 Aug - Samuel Glenn Cemetery
15 Aug - Duke-Peed Cemetery
06 Aug - Chesley Hicks Cemetery
25 Jul - Pool - Wilkerson Cemetery
11 Jul - Mill Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
11 Jul - Rogers-White Cemetery
11 Jul - Wilson Family Cemetery
11 Jul - William Wade Cemetery
24 May - Henry Tapp Cemetery
24 May - Hawley Family Cemtery
24 May - Bowling - Cothran - Taylor Cemetery
24 May - Moses Jones Cemetery
28 Mar - Brooks - Woods Cemetery
28 Mar - update of Samuel A Dixon Cemetery
28 Mar - R A Allen Cemetery
27 Mar - William Pearce Family Cemetery
27 Mar - Deerhead John Bumpass Cemetery
27 Mar - Cash Grove Cemetery
27 Mar - J B Hargis Cemetery
27 Mar - David Allen Cemetery
21 Mar - update to Robertson
- Edwin Johnson Robertson Jr Cemetery
21 Mar - Williamson - James Williamson Cemetery
21 Mar - Cash - Clark Cemetery
21 Mar - Atkinson, Clack, Dickins, Jones
21 Mar - Richard Wood Cemetery
21 Mar - Townsend Cemetery (updated; previously listed
as Thomas Store Road Cemetery)
21 Mar - Thomas, W H
20 Mar - Rimmer, Brooks,
20 Mar - McGehee Cemetery
20 Mar - Hobgood, Peed,
01 Mar - A L Oakley Cemetery
01 Mar - Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery
01 Mar - repaired link to the Stories Creek Cemetery
05 Feb - Andrews, Blalock,
Sneede, Timberlake Cemetery
04 Feb - W H Long Cemetery
04 Feb - Reade Cemetery
04 Feb - Sam Blalock Cemetery
04 Jan - Luther Oakley Cemetery
04 Jan - L A Evans Cemetery
2005 above, 2004 below
26 Dec - Griffin Jones Cemetery
23 Nov - Abraham Moore Cemetery
23 Nov - Gooch Cemetery
23 Sep - Amos Currin Cemetery
23 Sep - W M Oakley Cemetery
20 Sep - Alonza Bass Cemetery
20 Sep - A C Foushee Cemetery
20 Sep - W Hughes Anderson Cemetery
20 Sep - James W Ashley Cemetery
20 Sep - Phelps Cemetery
20 Sep - James W Ashley Cemetery
04 Sep - John Isaac Satterfield Cemetery
20 Aug - G T Cash Cemetery
14 Aug - William Henry Allen Cemetery
14 Aug - Edwin Johnson Robertson Jr
13 Aug - Webb-Cameron Cemetery
13 Aug - Charlie W Chambers Cemetery
13 Aug - T D Clayton Cemetery
13 Aug - Clayton-Hill Cemetery
13 Aug - Webb-Cameron Cemetery
04 Aug - Bowles Cemetery
04 Aug - W C Oakley Cemetery
03 Aug - Noell Cemetery
25 Oct - Frazier - S. D. Frazier
25 Oct - Frazier - S. S. Fraizer
Additions and Major Changes to Pages (other
Nov 30 - added a report of the November
meeting of the Person County Historical Society. The program topic was Jack and
Herbert, the Barnett midgets.
Nov 22 - The Master Cemetery List
has been updated (thanks to Ken). This list includes every cemetery we know about in
Nov 22 - The WPA Cemetery List
has been updated (thanks to Ken). This page provides a list of all cemeteries that were
surveyed as a part of the WPA survey in the early 1930s.
Nov 21 - posted info about the October
meeting of the Person County Historical Society
Aug 24 - added a report and photographs
from the August meeting of the Person County Historical Society.
Aug 11 - Updated the creeks &
streams page. Check to see if those you know about are listed. Email your additions
Aug 10 - added the photograph
above of the Long Reunion, September 25, 1926. Can you identify these people?
Aug 9 - added information about the July meeting of the Person County Historical Society.
Aug 14 - Created a Census
Records & Tax Lists page. Check out the transcribed Tax Lists for Nash District
contributed by Steven Denny.
Aug 23 - added the townships to the community
names page. Take a look and maybe you can add to the list.
Aug 23 - added these documents shared by Steven Denney (www.stevendenney.com) All files are pdf.
Indenture - Claborne Denney to Thomas Webb
Indenture - Heirs of Benjamin
Denney to Josiah Wade
Indenture - Joseph Pitman to Clayborn
Indenture - Meredith Daniel to Francis
Indenture - Thomas Norman, Jr. to
Indenture - Zachariah Denney to John
Estate - John Day, Sr. 1825
July 17 - added pages
for the names of communities, creeks, rivers, and other things.
- added a photograph of "Church of Roxboro"
- added a photograph of Flat River
Primitive Baptist Church (ca. 1912 - 1914)
- June 6 - Added information on the Obits page about Zion's
Landmark as a source of obituaries
- June 6 - Added a new section, Photographs, the first photo
is from a Foushee Reunion - 1910
- May 30 - added a great photo of a CSA vets group posed in
front of the Court House.
- May 27 - added a page for biographies. If you can help with this,
please email me.
- May 22 - updated meeting location for the Person County Historical
- 16 Aug - Added a number of Documents
thanks to Joyce Harrison who provided the transcriptions.
- 15 Aug - Added an updated "Master
- 09 Aug - Added Deed of Trust, Alexander Martin to David Brooks,
31 July 1846.
- 24 July - Added a list of references to Person County in various
journals (including Piedmont Lineages).
- 22 July - Added links for the Caswell County Historical Society
- 18 July - Added will of Shadrach Hargis, 1815.
- 11 July - revised the Douments page. Added will of Richard Hargis,
- 30 May - Added bibliographic resources to the Sappony page.
- 28 March - Updated information about Barnetta McGhee White's books
on the African American page. Added books to the Resources-Books page.
- 22 March - Added a link to "History of the Bradsher
Family" by Eugenia Bradsher in the "resources - books" page. Look under
"families" / "Bradsher."
- 07 March - Updated the Cemetery
Survey Guidelines page.
- 20 February - Added a citation to an
article about Person County tax districts.
- 20 February - Added a link to North
Carolina Baptist Historical Collection at Wake Forest University.
- 10 February - Added a link to
information about Winstead Reuion.
- 05 February - Added a links box to the cemeteries entry page for links to Internet cemetery
- 27 January - Added a link to an interesting report addressing the
entire state of North Carolina that includes information about the funding of projects in
Person County during the depression: "Emergency
Relief in North Carolina. A Record of the Development and the Activities of the North
Carolina Emergency Relief Administration, 1932-1935."
- 27 January 2005 - Added a link
to "Register of Slaves on Barnett Place, Account Book of Campbell BARNETT Person
County, NC, 1857-1858," which records the births of a number of slaves.
- 21 September - Added a page for Person
County Townships (link on Maps page)
- 25 August - Significant updates to the "Resources: Books" page. See notes in yellow block.
- 25 August - The Sappony web site
(external link) has been updated.
- 17 August - Completed the WPA
Cemetery Survey list - all 262 cemeteries!!
- 17 August - Added files for the 1928
Soil Survey Map - use this to understand the roads in 1928.
- 17 August - Added Table of Contents
for "The Bumpass Family From Person County, NC"
- 14 August - Added Search Tips info.
- 14 August - Updated "Cemetery
Master List" (now 374 cemeteries listed). Tell me about cemeteries that are not
- 03 August - Revamped Maps page
- 26 July - Revamped Cemetery
- 22 July - A new list of the owners of plots in Burchwood Cemetery will help you find a specific grave.
This "plot index" is a key step in doing an inventory of every grave in
- 15 July - Tips for Research in Person
County Register of Deeds Office
- 25 Oct - Johnny Oakley has contributed a spreadsheet
of pre-1900 Oakley land transfers in Person County.