GOUGH FAMILY CEMETERY

Donated by Denise Lindsey Wells
Falls Church, VA

GOUGH COMMUNITY

The Gough community is located on highway 305 south of Augusta, GA in Burke County.  The small cemetery described below is located on Gough Spur Road just a few miles east. 

On the obelisk, inside an iron fence

Side one
"Erected by Joseph Simeon Gough as a fitting memorial to his family name and the perpetuation of his family name 1918"

Side two
After life's battle they rest. 
Parmelia Gough Wimberly
Born June 9, 1828
Died Dec 10, 1901
William Cullen Dawson
Born Mar. 28, 1846
Died Aug. 2, 1862
Julia Dawson Peel
Born Dec. 15, 1857
Died Apr. 17, 1886
Iredell Simons Ervins
Born Jan 25, 1817
Died Nov. 18, 1879

Side three
Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord. 
Elsie Ervin Gough
Born Apr. 21, 1796
Died Oct. 20, 1834
George Gough
Born Jan 25, 1792
Died July 22, 1868
Jane Dawson Gough
Born July 30, 1800
Died Nov. 30, 1872
Celah Ann Gough
Born Feb. 24, 1830
Died Sept. 26, 1837
William Britten Gough
Born Nov. 30, 1835
Died Dec. 13, 1835
George Henry Gough
Born Nov. 16, 1836
Died July 26, 1841
Mary Jane Gough
Born Dec. 21, 1839
Died July 21, 1841

Side four
"As a shock full ripe he is gathered into the garner." 
Joseph Simeon Gough
Born Aug 10, 1842
Died Mar. 10, 1918

Square stones surrounding the obelisk:
WBG
WBD
CAG
MJG
JDR?
PGW
EEG
GHR
There are others that are broken, partially buried, or illegible. 

Graves outside the iron fence:

Son
Noah A. Gough
Nov. 10, 1879
Dec. 11, 1927

(with)
Mother
Abbie B.
Berrian
Oct. 1, 1863
Oct. 18, 1920

Father
L. Dennis Gough
1885 - 1927

(with)
Aunt Carrie B. Gough
1883 - 1945

Beloved mother and grandmother
Alberta Gough Dent
July 18, 1910
May 15, 2001

(with)
Beloved daughter and mother
Annie L. Kirk
Sept. 11, 1927
Mar. 3, 1983

(also with)
Beloved son-in-law & father
Charles Kirk
June 22, 1924
July 17, 1983


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