Basker Moore Cemetery

Duplin County North Carolina

Surveyed by Pearl & Lillian Houston

The following is a complete listing of the tombstones in the Basker Moore Cemetery in Duplin County, NC.

Location: about 0.3 miles east of the intersection of SR 1720 and Sr 1721. Cemetery is on the left side of SR 1721, about 1500 feet from the road.

There are just 3 grave sites inside a fence, cemetery does not have much undergrowth. The 3 graves have no markings on them there is about 5" by 7' where it looks as if in time past the info was there.

According to Perry Whaley Book published in 1984, and the death certificates this is who buried here.

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    GPS Coordinates:
    34.92737 N
    77.72964 W

    The epitaphs are as follows:

    Dallas (death certificate in Duplin county Register of Deeds Office) Book 35 Page 136 gives the following information: Dallas Moore DOB Nov. 29, 1868 DOD June 13, 1948 Emmer Moore (Death certificate in Duplin county Register of Deeds Office) Book 29 Page 168 gives the following information: Emma Moore DOB: Nov. 29, 1868 DOD: June 13, 1942 Emma Moore was the wife of Dallas Moore Henry Moore son of Basker & Mrs Moore (Death Certificate in Duplin County Register of Deeds Office) book 22 Page 263 gives the following information: Henry Jacob Moore DOB Aug. 29, 1934 DOD May 4, 1935 Father: Basker Moore Mother: Gladylie Williams According to the guy we talked with said that Basker Moore was not buried here.

    Lillian Houston Send your questions (and thanks) directly to Lillian.

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