John Swinson Cemetery

Duplin County, NC

Surveyed by Lillian and Pearl Houston February 2008




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

Location on SR 1305 (Tear Shirt Road) .6 mile north of the junction with SR 1358 (William Kalmar Road) .5 mile off the road on the south side of the road up a path besides a private homes.



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    GPS Coordinates:
    35.07582 N
    78.02201 W

    The epitaphs are as follows:



    Double Stone Swinson Joe Swinson Oct. 15, 1888 Dec. 10, 1943 Myrtle Ann Jones Nov. 22, 1891 NOD Andrew T Swinson Husband of Mary E Swinson Jul 22 1835 Apr 1 1804 Andrew Thomas Swinson PVT CO A 38 NC INFANTRY CONFEREDATE STATE ARMY Husband of Mary E. Swinson Jul 22, 1835 Apr 1, 1904 Mary E Hardy Wife of Andrew T. Swinson Mar 21, 1847 May 2, 1935 Margarette Lee Daughter of Ben and Minnie Swinson Aug. 20, 1915 July 30, 1919 John Swinson Husband of Susan Ward Sep. 24, 1793 Feb. 4, 1857 Married Feb. 28, 1819 Frances W. Swinson Daughter of John and Susan Swinson Sep. 9, 1821 May 7, 1833 Susan Wife of John Swinson 1803 Aug. 30, 1854 Married Feb. 28, 1819 Unknown Unknown Callie Brock Wife of C. H. Swinson Sep. 8, 1890 Jan. 6, 1934 Charlie H. Swinson Aug. 31, 1878 Jun 11, 1949 Eveline Swinson Dobson May 5, 1816 Feb. 1856 SWINSON-----WARD Charlotte Ward Mar 29, 1800 May 14, 1875 Married Nov. 15, 1814 Daniel Swinson Nov. 26, 1789 Oct. 24, 1864 Henry Son of Daniel and Charlotte Swinson Sep. 6, 1817 Jun 27, 1854 Belle Daughter of Stafford & Margaret Grant Jan 25 1885 Jun 8 1912 Margaret C. Dobson Wife of Stafford Grant May 17, 1849 Aug. 30, 1917 Stafford Grant Feb. 14, 1839 Sep. 30, 1908 Stafford Grant PVT CO E. 20 NC INFANTRY C S A May. 4, 1839 Jun. 30, 1908 Oscar C. Grant Beloved son of Stafford and Margaret C. Grant Mar 25, 1869 Oct 28, 1918 Henry K. Son of J. F. and M. F. Bailey Nov. 4, 1885 Sep. 18, 1886 Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Pvt Stafford Grant Co E 20 NC Inf CSA Alice Roosevelt Jun 6, 1902 Feb. 2, 1912 Age 9 ys George Marcus Oct. 30, 1887 Nov. 8, 1912 Children of Jesse and Lola Swinson Unmarked Stone Unmarked Stone Unmarked Stone Unmarked Stone Unmarked Stone Unmarked Stone Unmarked Stone Christopher C. James Nov. 22, 1830 May 26, 1893 Mary S. Swinson Wife of Christopher C. James Sept. 6, 1839 Dec. 14, 1906 Cyrus Thompson May 22, 1892 Nov. 4, 1899 Age 7 ys Gertrude Jul 7, 1896 Dec. 29, 1911 Children of Jesse and Lola Swinson Jesse Swinson Jan. 8, 1860 Dec. 26, 1909 Age 79 ys In Leon H. Sikes Book Duplin County Cemetery Book Volume C, Page1718 Published in 1958 These stone we could not find John P. James Dec. 24, 1860 May 12, 1944 Obedience Joyner Wife of John P. James Feb. 16, 1874 Oct. 7, 1935

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