Stoakes Wells Cemetery

Duplin County, NC

Surveyed by Lillian and Pearl Houston August 2009




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

Location on Wells Brother Road (SR# 1996) between Fire Tower Road (SR# 1141) and Boney Road (SR# 1932) on the left in a grove of pine trees a beautiful place



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    GPS Coordinates:
    34.83988 N
    77.99064 W

    The epitaphs are as follows:



    Stoakes Wells Nov. 2, 1812 March 13, 1887 Rachel Caroline Wife of Stoakes Wells Dec. 2, 1822 Dec. 3, 1893 Lucy Ellen Daughter of D.S. & R. C. Wells July 8, 1859 June 14, 1862 James David Wells Sept. 15, 1882 Nov. 21, 1942 Same stone His Wife Genie Sheffield Sept. 27, 1888 March 24, 1955 James S. Wells Sept. 9, 1852 Nov. 6, 1883 Ella E. Cook Wife of J ames S. wells Nov. 14, 1856 Oct. 11, 1932 Boney Wells April 8, 1859 May 18, 1924 Same stone His Wife S. Annie Murray Nov. 25, 1889 June 19, 1917 Hanneice--? Wife of J. T. Wells Oct. 17, 1845 Aug. 9, 1874 William Stoakes Wells Nov. 5, 1892 Dec. 8, 1969 Same stone Ruby Matthews Nov. 6, 1903 June 15, 1987 Cora Stoakes Daughter of C.C. & P.D. Boney June 7. 1871 Dec. 4, 1871 James Stokes Wells Aug. 6, 1924 Oct. 22, 2002 Same stone Willie Holmes Aug. 25, 1930 NOD Wedding date March 4, 1949 Lionel Cecil Evans Jan. 7, 1927 Jan. 10, 2002 LIONEL CECIL EVANS CPL US ARMY Jan. 7, 1927 Dec. 10, 2002 Same stone Annie Davis wells Aug. 7, 1937 NOD Harold Boney Wells Oct. 30, 1931 NOD Elizabeth Fisher Wells Feb. 28, 1934 May 18, 2001 William Stokes W.S Wells July 17, 1930 June 20, 2009 MM OUTSIDE OF FENCE STONE WITH Andy Wells

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