Wicomico Cemeteries Project

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WILLING FAMILY GRAVEYARD

Nanticoke, MD between Red Hill Lane and Nanticoke Wharf Road

(Note: Graveyard is on private property accessible only via private lane from Nanticoke Wharf Rd. entrance to Roaring Point Campground)

Cemetery is on a raised knoll adjacent to driveway opposite property owner’s home. Enclosed by a chain link fence, rusted but in fair condition. It is fully overgrown with trees, vines, and dense groundcover. There is no evidence of any recent attempts to clean it up. All but one headstone is standing, but some are slightly askew. Most graves have footstones as well. Site was recorded Nov. 29, 1997 by Margaret Robinson and Paul Willing.




Lena WILLING, Daughter of John W. and Georgia Willing, b. May 5, 1868 d. Nov. 17, 1949

Ora Lee WILLING, Daughter of John W. and Georgia Willing, b. June 19, 1881 d. Dec. 24 1965

Cecie WILLING, Daughter of John W. and Georgia Willing, b. Dec. 15, 1870 d. Mar. 25, 1931

Infant son of John W. and Georgia WILLING (no dates)

Infant son of John W. and Georgia WILLING (no dates)

Infant dau. of John W. and Georgia WILLING (no dates)

John W. WILLING, b.May 15, 1840 d. July 19, 1909

Georgia WILLING, Beloved wife of John W., b. Sept. 16, 1849 d. Feb. 19, 1940, "Simply To Thy Cross Cling"

Minnie G. WILLING, b. May 25, 1864 d. May 29, 1945

Dr. James E. WILLING, b.Aug. 9, 1864 d.June 29, 1917

Georgia Rebecca WILLING, b. Mar. 29, 1897 d.July 29, 1905

Annie B. WILLING, Beloved wife of Howard E. Willing, b. Sept. 8, 1872 d. Dec. 20, 1916

Ware F. ROBERTSON, Son of John R. and Rebecca E., b. Nov. 22, 1876 d. Feb. 27, 1946

Note: Above listings were buried after Dec. 31, 1900, and are not included in John Jacob’s book. Those below are listed in the order of their appearance in the book, and each was verified.

George O. P. DOUGLAS, b. Feb. 14, 1853 d. Aug. 2, 1883

R. A. DOUGLAS, Wife of George O. P. Douglas, b. Feb. 2 1861 d. Aug 18, 1882

Roxie DOUGLAS, Daughter of George O.P. & R. A. Douglas, b. June 17, 1882 d. Jan. 13, 1883

Rebecca E. ROBERTSON, b. Jan. 30, 1835 d. Dec. 7,1898

John M. ROBERTSON, d. Jan. 27, 1899 aged 24 yrs. 10 mos. (stone overturned)

Michel TODD, b. Feb. 22, 1817 d. July 10, 1879

W. J. L. WILLING, b. Feb. 12, 1810 d. Apr. 3, 1863

Rachael WILLING, d.June 10, 1850 aged 36 yrs. 11 mos.

Auburnia C. WILLING, b. Oct. 4, 1854 d. Aug. 15, 1861

Ware WILLING, b. Oct. 23, 1854 d. Dec. 17, 1863

Annie S. WILLING, b. Sept. 29, 1845 d. Apr. 1, 1895

Frederick A. J. WILLING, Son of James R. and Annie S. Willing, b. Dec. 21, 1873 d. Jan. 21, 1884

Infant son of James R. and Annie S. WILLING (no dates)



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