William Hurst Cemetery

Duplin County, NC

Surveyed by Lillian and Pearl Houston May 2010

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

Location on Pridgen Road (SR# 1351) 2/10 mile north of junction with Bowden Road (SR# 1301) 4/10 mile east of the road in the edge of the woods

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    GPS Coordinates:
    35.03587 N
    78.02158 W

    The epitaphs are as follows:

    The epitaphs were taken from Duplin County Cemetery Records Volume C by Leon H. Sikes Published in 1958 William Hurst Died Jan. 8, 1822 In the 48th year of his age Margaret Hurst Wife of William Hurst Died Nov. 1, 1843 In the 62nd hear of her age Mary Jane Collins Wife of James M. Collins Died Aug. 8, 1855 In the 19th year of her age Robert K. Hurst Nov. 4, 1839 June 30, 1908 (Masonic Emblem) E. W. Fonvielle Infant son of F. W. & N. S. Fonvielle May 20, 1846 Age 7 months 2 days Gertrude Dau. of Dr. Matt & Sarah O. Moore Feb. 24, 1869 Aug. 14, 1919 Sarah Oliver Wife of Matt Moore July 2, 1833 Nov. 23, 1899 MM UNREADABE NOTE: While trying to take photos a nice lady Jean Cavenaugh Stephens which had own the farm for about 20 years. She told us when she first came to the farm the cemetery was very beautiful it had a nice iron fence and a nice gate she told us she enjoyed coming down and admired the stone. But then a Hurricane blow down a large tree and it is at the point of being destroyed. See the photos.

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

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