Nelson Cemetery

Located near the Dry Branch Kaolin mine office on what is now known as the Ware Place. Access is hard to gain to this cemetery and it is in poor condition. There is a wall built around the cemetery in which the family is buried and graves of slaves are evident outside the wall. The following list includes only those buried inside the wall and does not include those slaves.

Tharp, Willie C., Son of W. D. & M. M. 9-12-1883 9-5-1909

Tharp, Augustus F., Son of B. C. & M. M. 6-12-1897 1-24-1898

Rice, Julius E. 11-27-1866 4-19-1927

Rice, Martha F. Nelson, Wife of Dr. T. M. C. 1843 1915

Rice, Dr. T. M. C. 9-10-1836 3-26-1890

Rice, Sally Fannie 6-4-1860 8-29-1884

Chappell, Lavinia Age 83 yrs. 4-14-1851

Nelson, J. M. 5-16-1838 7-1-1862

Nelson, Franklin C. 2-9-1832 11-9-1870

Nelson, S. L. 1-25-1837 5-25-1882

Tharp, Lena R., Daughter of B. C. & M. M. 9-28-1895 6-9-1896

Nelson, Wilbur J. 4-25-1863 3-5-1883

Rice, Bertha J. 2-18-1883 7-26-1887

Rice, Infant Son 12-30-1869 12-30-1869

Rice, Mary Emma 2-10-1869 2-17-1869

Nelson, Lou Dates Illegible

Nelson, Ben Dates Illegible

Nelson, Ben F. 1-21-1829 11-30-1835

Nelson, John A. 4-3-1807 5-9-1886

Chappell, John T. 6-18-1843 7-21-1844

Chappell, Martha F. 10-21-1838 9-16-1846

Tharp, Jeremiah, Son of S. & N. 11-27-1858 11-27-1858

Nelson, Martha F. Age 26 yrs. 3-20-1839

Tharp, Ella Clifford

Daughter of Simeon & Nancy 12-28-1853 3-14-1861

Tharp, Emily, Daughter of S. & N. 9-17-1861 9-17-1861

Nelson, Hartwell A. 8-6-1883 5-8-1896

Nelson, Nancy H. S. 1-18-1822 9-14-1887

Chappell, Elbert S. 1-7-1834 9-15-1856

Patterson, Ida E. 2-12-1866 6-4-1900

Chappell, Joseph W. 1-3-1833 1-23-1833

Nelson, Edward A. 10-28-1830 11-13-1892

Nelson, John R. 5-8-1849 1-4-1888

Tharp, William D. 3-7-1856 11-28-1883

Tharpe. Rev. Simeon 11-15-1827 4-3-1896

Chappell, William Age 31 yrs. 1-12-1859

Tharp, Joseph B., Son of S. & N. 12-21-1859 8-18-1860

Tharp, Nancy 12-24-1830 5-6-1908

Nash, A. E. 1829 1893

Chappell, Ruth, Wife of Thomas 11-7-1802 5-27-1874

Chappell, Thomas S. 6-24-1801 7-29-1861

Nash, Roxie, Wife of A. E. 8-20-1836 4-2-1873

 

Surveyed December, 2000 by Tonya H. Crosby

Copyright 2001 by Tonya H. Crosby