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Wilson - Stewart Cemetery
Location: Just inside the entrance to Dayfield subdivision on left
Directions:
From Roxboro, NC take 501S to left onto Antioch Church Road.(SR 1708) Left onto Fletcher Ridge. Path to this nicely maintained cemetery is on left.
Access:
Short well-kept path through woods to maintained cemetery
Survey:
April 25, 2006 by Amy Ralston
GPS:
36 19 24.3 N 078 57 21.5 W
Notes:
This cemetery has a sign posted on tree with 2 phone numbers.

Graves

1. Ida Wilson STEWART / June 12 1908 / Nov 29 1991 / (fs) Mother

2. James W STEWART / Jan 26 1901 /March 3 1984 / (fs) Husband

STEWART (double stone) / Our Father which art in Heaven
3. Helen Gregory / July 12 1928 / (living)
4. Hubert W / Apr 4 1926 / June 1 2000 / (fs) Hubert W Stewart / CPL US Army / World War II / Apr 4 1926 June 1 2000

5. Nannie Wilson LONG / Feb 27 1916 / Aug 26 1946

6. Lucy Wilson LONG / Sept 24 1910 / Oct 28 1931

WILSON (double stone) / Gone but not forgotten
7. Nathan T / May 3 1903 / Jan 19 1950 / (fs) Husband
8. Rintha C / Mar 9 1905 / (living) / (fs) Wife

9. Infant baby of / Mr & Mrs H W WILSON / April 14 1921 / (fs) (stone)

10. Frank F WILSON / May 5 1918 / Mar 27 1938 / (fs) (2 pieces slate)

11. Hubert WILSON / June 19 1882 / July 6 1940 / (fs) HW

12. Jennie Roycroft WILSON / July 23 1880 / Mar 20 1967

13. Betha E WILSON / Feb 3 1906 / Sept 25 1940

14. Lillie Crabtree WILSON / March 14 1931 / November 5 2001 /(fs) Grandmother

WILSON (double stone) / We will meet again
15. Gracie F W / July 24 1920 / Sept 13 1951 / (fs) GFWW
16. John Buck / Sept 2 1913 / Nov 17 1975 / (fs) JBW

17. CHILDRESS Son / Jan 18 1944 /(fs) (blank marker)

YOUNG (double stone) / Blessed are the dead, that die in the Lord
18. Sidney Robert / May 28 1880 / Oct 9 1940
19. Cornelia Thomas / May 30 1883 / May 20 1940 / (fs) CTY

20. Mack YOUNG / June 11 1913 / May 20 1925 / Darling Mack who / has left us / and his death we / deeply feel / But tis God that / hath beret us / He will all our / sorrows heal / (fs) MY

21. (broken in half) / Victor W / YOUNG / Feb 16 1905 / Mar 14 1922 / I hope he is now / (broken here appears to be ) in Jesus arms / Leaning on his breast / smiling on the heav / enly charms / to be forever blest / (fs) VWY

22. Daughter of / S R & Cornilea YOUNG / Jan 1 1922 / Jan 4 1922 / (fs) (blank marker)

23. Robert Sidney / YOUNG / Oct 7 1906 / July 1913 / A loving one from / us is gone a voice / we loved is stilled / ________ / in our home which / never can be filled / (fs) RSY

24. Cecil Thomas / YOUNG / Dec 2 1909 / Jan 3 1911 / Gone but not / forgotten / (fs) CTY

25. Infant of S R & Cornilea YOUNG / Jan 14 1921 / (fs) (blank marker)

26. Infant of S R & Cornilea YOUNG / Oct 27 1911/ (fs) (blank marker)

27. Mary / Wife of / N T RYCROFT / Died June 19 1932 / Aged 84 yrs / She was the sunshine / of our home / (fs) MR
(Mary Rycroft is listed in the 1910 Person County Census, age 64, as head of household and with two daughters: Eugnie (?) age 36 and Elvira (?) age 14. Since her husband is not listed, it seems reasonable to presume that he was already deceased.)

28. Elvira RYCROFT / Aug 25 1889 / June 26 1931 / Gone to a bright home / where grief cannot / come / (fs) E R

29. Nancy E / RYCROFT / April 17 1873 / May 11 1948 / Gone but not forgotten

30. (?? 2 flat up right stone marking the head and foot area)

31.(?? 1 upright flat stone marking the head stone area and a flat stone laying on ground for foot stone.)

The following graves are in a cement block border area.

RYCROFT (double stone) / At rest
32. Edward B / Feb 17 1870 / Dec 10 1940 / (fs) Father
33. M Fannie / Feb 4 1870 / Nov 5 1933 / (fs) Mother

(double grave)
34. Maggie Sue / RYCROFT / Oct 4 1909 / Feb 6 1944 / & Daughter / Mary Francis / (fs) Daughter / (This appears to be a double grave. The stone includes a reference to both mother and daughter and the foot stone is off to one side as it would be for a double plot)
(Maggie is the daughter of Ed and Fannie Rycroft. She appears in the 1920 Person County census in their household as a 10 year old along with her brother Ray age 12 and sister Louie (?) age 8.)


Additional Information
Added October 14, 2008

The information below is from a survey done by Person County Historical Society in the early 1970s labeled “Cozart Cemetery”

Numbers refer to graves listed above.

5.   Nannie (Lou) Wilson LONG
12.  Jennie (Virginia) Rycroft Wilson
29.  Nancy E (Emily/Emma) Rycroft
34.  Maggie Sue Rycroft (CHURCHILL) (husband Joe CHURCHILL)

Additional graves

35. Jim COZART, unmarked, dates unknown

36. Kate Oakley COZART, his wife, unmarked, dates unknown

37. Margarett Mooney Cozart BROWN, mother, unmarked, dates unknown

38. YOUNG infants, stillborn, unmarked

39. Lucy E Young CHILDRESS, born Jan 7, 1917 died Dec 20, 1944, unmarked

40. Baby LONG, daughter of Nannie L & Dock LONG, dates unknown, unmarked


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