William Bowden Cemetery

Duplin County North Carolina

Surveyed by Lillian & Pearl Houston January 2009
Resurveyed January 2012




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

Location: from Warsaw take NC # 117 toward Faison in Bowden Turn left Warren Road (SR # 1301) Cemetery is on Jim Sauls Road (SR # 1838) about 1 mile on the right in a grove of woods. The cemetery is very overgrown

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    GPS Coordinates:
    35.05333 N
    78.12498 W

    The epitaphs are as follows:

    William H Son of John C. & Mary W Bowden Jan 14 1857 Jul 22 1862 Julia L. Daughter of John & Mary W Bowen Dec 20 1858 Jul 15 1862 Sarah Daughter of Henry & Mary Bowden Apr 16 1806 Mar 10 1854 Robert S. Son of Henry & Mary Bowden Jun 2 1817 Sep 15 1853 Infant Daughter Of D. B. & C. A. Newton Oct 1 1816 Oct 3 1816 Catherine A. Daughter of Henry & Mary Bowden Wife of Samuel B. Newton Sep 17 1804 Mar 15 1861 Heppie E. Jerman Wife of Benjamin C Bowden Apr 12 1847 Sep 14 1915 Unreadable stone Stone buried Canít photo or read We found the following stones in January 2009 but we were able to find them we could not get into the graveyard Mary Louise Bowden Daughter of B. C. & H. E. Bowden Jan 16 1881 Feb 6 1881 Morehead Bowden Son of Daniel & Edney A. Bowden Apr 10 1858 Mar 18 1860 Albert Son of Henry & Mary Bowden Jun 2 1812 Sep 15 1853 Note: According to Duplin County Cemetery Record volume C, by Leon H. Sikes published 1986, page 33 the following graves were posted: Benjamin Christopher Bowden Feb 9 1821 Jun 6 1901 Tree has falling on stone could not read John F. Bowden Son of Daniel & Edney A. Bowden Sep 6 1855 Stone Buried (Several other unmarked graves)

    Lillian Houston Send your questions (and thanks) directly to Lillian.

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