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Update to Edwin Ferebee Cemetery

The following information is recorded in the Camden County Cemeteries Volume II compiled by Gloria Twiddy Wesner. During the week of February 9, 2009 the resting ground of the Ferebee family was cleaned up and additional tombstones were located. With Gloria’s permission I am publishing the information in her book and the names on the additional stones found.

Edwin Ferebee Cemetery

South side of Run Swamp Road state road 1201

.1 mile east from Lamb’s Road state road 1208

N36 21.145 W76 09.664

(bad condition)

(Information from WPA RECORDS)


Edwin Ferebee, MD

Husband of Mary E. Ferebee

Oct. 4, 1819

Oct. 23, 1880


Mary E. Ferebee (maiden name-Boushal)

Wife of

Edwin Ferebee

Oct. 23, 1827 (note: her husband died on her birthday)

July 10, 1911


Robert Lee Ferebee

Feb. 1, 1865

Nov. 20, 1881


Wiley Grandy Ferebee

Jan. 21, 1858

Oct. 16, 1895


Tombstones found February 2009 

Sarah (was she a Ferebee?)

Wife of Edmond Arnold

born April 15, 1843

died Nov. 22, 1905

(according to the 1880 census records they had at least two children…John and Quinton)


On same stone (brother and sister) 

Edwin Ferebee, MD (Camden County death records show that he never married)


Mary F. Applewhite

April 13, 1862

May 12, 1933

(Mary was the daughter of Edwin and Mary Ferebee and the wife of E. P. Applewhite. She was living in Shawboro when she died according to her death certificate. She died of stomach cancer


Small marker beside Wiley Ferebee reads WGF may be a footstone that has been moved


Three ballast stones were also located in the cemetery


For more information contact:

Christine Brothers Ambrose