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Wrenn Cemetery
Location: across from Warren Church on Wesleyan Road.
Directions: From Roxboro, take Wesleyan Road. Cemetery is on left just beyond Whittown Road
Access: Near road with driveway. Well Maintained although some headstones are leaning.
Survey: Completed May 2, 2006 by Amy Ralston & Rebecca Hessee.
GPS: 36 22 20.6 N 079 00 54.1 W
Notes:
This cemetery is WPA cemetery survey # 227 and a PCHS survey from the mid 1970s

Graves

1 - Asleep in Jesus (Written across top of headstone and wraps around corner) / Mary A / wife of / W W WRENN / Aug 5 1881 / Aug 18 1932 / Her memory is blessed / (fs) MAW

2 - At Rest(Written on very top of headstone) / William W / WRENN / Feb 9 1868 / Aug 24 1934 / He died as he lived / A Christian / (fs) WWW

3 - Asleep in Jesus (This is written across top of headstone and wraps around corner) / Wife of / W W WRENN / July 12 1874 / Feb 21 1923 / Aged 48 yrs / 7 months 9 days / (fs) MMW

4 - Reade (written at very top of headstone) / son of / Mr & Mrs W W WRENN / June 27 1912 / Feb 14 1929 / (fs) R W

5 - Reuben ( written at very top of headstone) / son of / Mr & Mrs W W WRENN / Born Aug 27 1905 / Died Jan 6th 1922 / At Rest / (fs) MRW

6 - George / Michael / Son of Mr & Mrs / Arch JOHNSON / Sept 26 1946 / A little bud / of love / (fs) GMJ

PLEASANTS (double stone)
7 - Wm Thomas / July 2 1850 / Mar 13 1915 / (fs) Father
8 - Lucy W / Jan 25 1863 / Mar 21 1950 / (fs) Mother

9 - Annie L PLEASANTS / May 3 1893 / Oct 11 1979 / ALP

10 - Sarah / wife of / G W WRENN / Born 1836 /Died / June 15 1914 / Her life was beauty / truth, goodness , & love / (fs) SW

11 - G W WRENN // Nov 22 1845 / May 1 1898 / Blessed are the (proud?) / which die in the Lord / ( fs) George Warren WRENN / Pvt Co A 50 NC Inf /Confederate States Army / Nov 22 1845 May 1 1898 / (Orginal footstone GWW laid on ground at headstone)

12 - Gone but not forgotten (written at very top of headstone) / Robert R / Son of / GW & Sarah / WRENN / July 2 1874 / May 30 1900 / (fs) RRN

13 - Gone but not forgotten (written at very top of headstone) / Rest in Peace / Emma Bowes / wife of / Robert WRENN / June 16 1876 / Mar 5 1951

14 - Kate F WRENN / Feb 25 1870 / Nov 3 1936 / At Rest / (fs) KFW

The following 6 graves are marked by Concrete Squares approx. 12x12

15 - Jeanette Pleasants / WRENN / 1833-1899 /(fs) Mother

16 - Wm Warren / WRENN / 1812-1889 / (fs) Father

17 - James WRENN / 18??-18??

18 - Leatha Anne / WRENN / 1864-1897

19 - Stephen Legarn / WRENN / 1862-1897

20 - J Wesley / WRENN 1860-1924

21 - Ruth Wrenn GROW / 1909-1982

22 - Arthur T / son of / JC & Martha / WRENN / Sep 23 1899 / Mch 5 1900 (this is how March is written) / (fs) ATW

23 - Thomas Talmadge WRENN / Jan 27 1907 / Jan 23 1978

24 - Martha B / wife of / JC WRENN / June 27 1893 / Dec 27 1939 / A tender Mother and / a faithful friend / (fs) MBW

25 - (Masonic Symbol) / J C WRENN / Jan 30 1868 / Feb 3 1923 / A friend to his country / and a believer in Christ / (fs) JCW

(double stone)
26 - Thomas Chandler / May 19 1939 / April 6 2000
27 - Shrefia [Ricky] / July 17 1940 / (living)

28 - Lessie F WRENN / April 3 1879 / Nov 27 1973 / (fs) Mother

29 - Larry W / son of / MF & Pearl M / WRENN / June 21 1941 / July 18 1941 / LWW

30 - Edward Jones / WRENN / Sept 27 1874 / Jan 7 1927 / Resting in hope of / a glorious resur- / rection / (fs) small slate

31 - Bernice R WRENN / PFC US Army / Korea / Dec 2 1931 Oct 2 1988

32 - Mother / Kate Mays / PHILPOTT / Aug 17 1878 / Aug 17 1949 / Rest in Peace / (fs) KMP

33 - John H / PHILPOTT / Virginia / RCT / Infantry / April 26 1876 / May 17 1949

34 - J M PHILPOTT / 1871-1931 / (fs) (small piece of cement block)

(The next 3 are in area bordered with cement)

(double stone)
35 - Wm Chesley / Apr 16 1856 / June 6 1915 / (fs) WCW
36 - Martha J / Dec 21 1858 / Apr 7 1947 / (fs) MJW

37 - John T WRENN / Jan 20 1880 / Nov 3 1940 /(fs) JTW

38 - Annie Odell / Daughter of / MR & MRS / Johnnie W / WRENN / Dec 20 1910 / July 16 1911 / (fs) AOW

39 - Johnnie / Robert / son of MR & MRS / Johnnie W WRENN / Aug 19 1919 / (fs) JRW

(double stone) Married Oct 1 1907
40 - Lillie W / June 3 1886 / Oct 29 1978 / (fs) Mother
41 - John W / July 2 1874 / May 21 1957 / (fs) Father

(double stone)
42 - William Ausby / WRENN / Sept 19 1881 / (symbol like Masonic- middle has raised arm holding small sledge handle. Letters above J.O.U.A.M. This may stand for Junior Order United American Mechanics) / June 30 1959 / (fs) WAM
43 - Mary Fannie / WRENN / Sept 3 1887 / March 24 1959 / She believeth and sleeps in Jesus / (fs) MFW

44 - Florenna B / Daughter of / W A & Mary F / WRENN / Mar 7 1914 / Mar 10 1914 / (fs) FBW

45 - Joe A STEELE / Dec 31 1905 / Apr 1 1941 / (fs) JAS

46 - Barry / Arledge / STEELE / North Carolina / AB 2710 BSC / Mil TNG GD AF / October 23 1930 / December 28 1952 / (rock border)

47 - Joshua / Landon / WRENN / SP 4 / US Army / Jul 16 1935 / Feb 12 1992

48 - Mary Katherine / WRENN / Aug 28 1948 / (fs) Dau

49 - David Ray / WRENN / Jan 18 1943 / (fs) Son

(double stone)
50 - Arthur Austin / Oct 22 1908 / Nov 14 1973 / (fs) Father
51 - Minerva Pulliam / Feb 26 1907 / June 18 1996 / (fs) Mother

52 - Samuel Y WRENN / Feb 15 1866 / Jan 11 1937 / (fs) SYW

(The next 3 graves are surrounded by raised cement border.)

53 - Effa Marvin / WRENN / 1889-1914

54 - Dokie Hall / WRENN / 1867-1928

55 - Ellis Thomas / WRENN / 1858-1907


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