Joseph Gillespie Cemetery

Duplin County, NC

Surveyed by Lillian and Pearl Houston January 2008

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

Location From Kenansville take highway #11, after passing Correctional Center turn Right on NC #903 A couple of miles turn right on Lanfield Road (SR1900) go about 2 miles turns right on Earl Davis Farm Lane Down a path for 0.5 mile. A path leads off to the right walk about 0.3 miles down the path. Cemetery is on right in the woods. Very Undergrowth

Most of all we would like to say a big "Thank You" to two very nice gentlemen that took time out of their work day to walk with us to the cemetery and help us over the electric fence and so.

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    GPS Coordinates:
    34.95166 N
    78.01903 W

    The epitaphs are as follows:

    Lieut. S. G. Gillespie CO. B 8 REGT NC T Who was born July 5, 1833 And fell on the field at Sharpsburg, MD. Sept. 17, 1862 Joseph Gillespie Esq Died Nov. 25, 1886 Age 58 yrs old Susan Wife of Joseph Gillespie Died Jul 17 1821 in her 37 year Mary Daughter of Joseph and Susan Gillespie Died Aug. 20, 1822 aged 5 years Eliza C Daughter of Joseph & Susan Gillespie Died May 22 1822 aged 5 years John W Gillespie Mar 12 1831 Oct 27 1872 Lucy Jane Daughter of Clem & Mary Gillespie Mar 20 1855 Nov 20 1855 Aged 8 months Wilson Son of Halstead & Clarissa Bourden Aug. 16, 1848 May 30, 1892

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