James Thigpen Cemetery

Duplin County, NC

Surveyed by Lillian & Pearl Houston March 2007
Resurveyed March 2012




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

Location: mile north of Potters Hill, turn right on Kirby Thigpen Road (SR#1713) Cemetery is on the right side of road in a field.

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    GPS Coordinates:
    34.97241 N
    77.69649 W

    The epitaphs are as follows:

    Vera Harrelson Thigpen Apr 27 1920 Mar 21 2001 Lee B Thigpen North Carolina PFC Co I 511 PRCHT Infantry World War II BSM-PH Oct 22 1920 Mar 4 1967 Robert Lee Thigpen North Carolina EM3 US Navy Oct 1 1943 Dec 23 1964 James A Thigpen Jan 8 1952 Jul 20 1953 William A Thigpen Apr 12 1884 Jun 15 1956 Nancy E Taylor Wife of W A Thigpen Nov 3 1886 Jun 1 1952 Lewis Ivey Thigpen Apr 6 1865 Dec 29 1927 Alna Wife of Ivey Thigpen Jul 5 1867 Aug 12 1927 James Thigpen 1823-1911 Leslie Thigpen Sep 4 1913 Sep 12 1914 L K Whaley Died Dec 19 1861 Horatio S Thigpen Jul 28 1911 Jul 21 1912 Joseph D Thigpen Jul 29 1888 Jul 7 1889 Ruthie Daughter of J I & C A Thigpen Oct 8 1906 Oct 8 1910 Sudie Daughter of J I & C A Thigpen Jul 6 1911 Feb 13 1914 Georganna Wife of J T Thigpen Apr 29 1875 Mar 8 1929 J I Thigpen Feb 8 1876 Mar 8 1950 John R Turner Aug 1 1886 Jun 11 1888 Dora A Wife of J H Thigpen Jul 27 1871 May 27 1912 J H Thigpen Jun 18 1861 May 27 1914 Edith Thigpen Died Apr 4 1922 Age 96 years Double Stone Thigpen Cyrus C Jan 13 1897 Mar 10 1972 Lona Q May 27 1897 Sep 29 1990 Cyllah Cyrus Son of C C & Lona Thigpen Mar 28 1921 Mar 20 1929 Charles Linwood Son of C C & Lona Thigpen Sep 20 1927 Jan 26 1928 Aggie Wife of C C Thigpen Sep 3 1895 Dec 30 1918 Chrissa Jane Thigpen Mar 27 1851 Jul 24 1921 George I Thigpen Sep 12 1855 Mar 21 1932 E J Whaley Oct 1 1890 Mar 8 1932 Edith S Whaley Daughter of L K & Susan Whaley Aug 27 1867 Hettie Whaley Daughter of L H & Sue Whaley Jan 12 1902 Rena Daughter of Joe & Sylvia Whaley Sep 8 1919 Mar 19 1922 Halayers Quinn Aug 7 1898 Oct 14 1907 Double Stone Thomas L Quinn Jun 13 1854 May 10 1935 Pennie L Thigpen Sep 12 1859 Jan 15 1935 L Kinsey Whaley Dec 12 1861 Oct 15 1925 Susan T Whaley Sep 12 1867 Aug 5 1955 Jonah Whaley Jan 12 1903 Apr 18 1980 Marvin Whaley North Carolina S SGT 9 Inf 2 Inf Div World War II Nov 15 1921 Dec 14 1944 Wilbert Whaley PVT US Army World War II Nov 12 1926 Jan 8 2007 Randolph Whaley Sep 16 1917 Jan 15 1982 Sylvia W Wife of Joe Whaley Jan 5 1898 Nov 13 1972 Joe Whaley Jan 7 1893 Sep 17 1958 Emmitt Thigpen Oct 24 1900 Sep 27 1976 Leah Turner Wife of Emmet Thigpen May 24 1890 Feb 24 1964 Kennethy R Turner Jun 29 1858 Sep 11 1926 Sallie G Turner Died May 29 1923 Age 72 yrs William C Turner May 29 1884 Jan 24 1917 Wooden Marker Wooden Marker Laura Frances Thigpen Oct 11 1894 Jul 14 1937 Dwight M Stevens Apr 9 1956 Apr 10 1956 Roy F Thigpen Son of C C & Lona Thigpen May 11 1923 Oct 14 1994 Leland W Thigpen Son of C C & Lona Thigpen May 26 1937 Mar 17 1994 Joe Harold Futrell Aug 29 1933 Apr 18 2005 Ernest Thigpen Oct 23 1913 Feb 25 1964 Robert Thigpen Apr 6 1907 Nov 27 1958 MM Unreadable Eddie H Thigpen Nov 25 1888 Jan 19 1952 Matilda Wife of L N Herring May 29 1866 Feb 24 1949 Lewis H Turner May 28 1863 Jun 7 1929 Martha C Wife of L H Turner Feb 21 1856 Nov 3 1923 Double Stone Thigpen Emma Thigpen Jan 3 1912 Sep 1 2004 Marrel Teachey Dec 13 1908 Apr 29 1968 Elwood Thigpen SP3 US Army Korea Jul 17 1932 Nov 4 2009

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