The following is a complete listing of the tombstones in the John Alderman Cemetery in Duplin County, NC.
Location: from Wallace on highway # 41 east turn right on Powell Page Road (SR#1128) go 3 ½ miles the cemetery is on the left you cannot see it from the road it up a path through a cow Pasture 2/10 mile on the left you turn left on Leighton road (SR#1131) and look to the left you can see it
Note from Lillian: They have improved this cemetery so much we have rephotographed it.
Note from Diane: Thanks go to the Alderman Historical Association & H Sidney Bland for cleaning up and protecting this precious cemetery! We hope more people will take your lead and get involved to save more of Duplin's cemeteries!
View Google map here.
View photos of the headstones here.
The epitaphs are as follows:
Monument lying on the ground in cemetery
In reverent memory
John & Mary Cashwell Alderman
Mary wed Joshua Blanton
circa 1795 after 1850
circa 1799-after 1850
circa 1803- circa 1834
Keziah wed widower Joshua Blanton
circa 1816 after 1870
1818 after 1880
circa 1819 after 1880
Mary's place of burial is not known.
Likely her grave is near her parents
here in Aldreman Family Cemetery.
Two years after Mary's death,
her sister Keziah married Joshua
Joshua and Keziah with their children
migrated from near here to
Horry Co., SC.
It is believed their unmarked graves
are in the "NOIE" Blanton Graveyard
at (formerly Blanton's X-Roads) now
Green Sea, SC
John and Mary Cashwell Alderman's
Hoover Clarence Blanton and Weldon Leo Blanton,
sons of Clarence Leo Blanton,
son of James Madison Blanton,
son of David Joseph Blanton,
son of Enoch Blanton,
son of Mary Alderman Blanton
dedicate this memorial on behalf
of all descendants May 2010
At Deerfield New Jersey
Came to N C
Member at Wells Chapel
Placed by Edenton Tea
Party Chapter N C D A R
Jul 15 1780
Oct 19 1824
Aged 44 yrs 2 mos
& 28 dys
Mar 2 1782
Mar 31 1857
Aged 75 yrs & 29 dys
May 30 1821
Nov 28 1883
Lillian K. Houston Send your questions (and thanks) directly to Lillian.
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