Gone But Not Forgotten, Part 1

Contributed by Annette Roebuck

These cemeteries are located in Northern Pitt County & Edgecombe near Bethel, North Carolina.

Name Birth Death Comments County

This cemetery is located 5 miles north of Mayo X Roads taking Hwy 42 about 3 miles to the first fork,veer to the left. A large white house is located up a lane on the left. The graves are to the right of the house under large cedar trees. I played there as a child. The Grimes home is where I lived.
Nathan Mayo Grimes 12/08/1841 11/01/1874 Son of Thomas & Nancy Grimes Edgecombe
George P Grimes 7/20/1850 3/27/09 Son of Thomas & Nancy Grimes Edgecombe
Thomas Grimes 3/28/1805 3/7/1884 Edgecombe

The cemetery is located about a mile off Roberson School Road on the right. It is located in a woods with a old metal iron fence around it. Take Hwy 11 north from Bethel and turn off on Roberson School Rd to the left. First house on the right is the Mayo homeplace, bear left. To the left side of the front yard is a single grave. Take the path to the woods to locate the other graves. To the left of the fenced area is other scattered graves. Mostly sunk in and one cement slab and wooded markers.
Fredrick Mayo 10/14/1888 May 31, 1915 Was a Mason Edgecombe
William Joseph Jr March 25, 1916 March 28, 1916 Son of WJ & Edith D Mayo Edgecombe
Maacca Mayo 11/11/1852 November 5, 1925 Edgecombe
RH Mayo 5/15/1853 May 10, 1912 Edgecombe
Infant Minnie Lee Cherry 8/8/1883 8/25/1884 Edgecombe
Lydia Mayo 11/13/1844 March 25, 1929 Edgecombe
Fredrick Mayo 7/20/1834 6/30/1854 Edgecombe
William A Mayo 2/20/1836 5/11/1859 Edgecombe
Lucinda Mayo 11/23/1812 3/24/1874 Edgecombe
Thomas E Mayo 11/11/1880 January 19, 1928 Edgecombe
Nina P 2/27/1881 August 18, 1906 Wife of TE Mayo Edgecombe
Susan Page 12/29/1840 September 2, 1923 Wife of TL Mayo Edgecombe
TL Mayo 1/9/1843 September 14, 1903 Edgecombe
Dora G Mayo 10/17/1876 9/11/1877 Daughter of TL & Susan Mayo Edgecombe
Mame E Mayo 9/12/1872 9/7/1874 Daughter of TL & Susan Mayo Edgecombe
Rueben Mayo 10/17/1806 6/29/1877 Edgecombe
Lorenza Z Braswell 7/8/1896 January 1, 1955 Edgecombe
Mary November 18, 1909 Age 36 Wife of Henry Manning Edgecombe
Metal Marker October 17, 1925 December 6, 1927 Edgecombe

This cemetery is located about 2 miles on Big Oak Road on the left. Turn on Package Craft Road, runs into Big Oak Road, on the edge of Bethel.
Jennette L 11/29/1853 January 11, 1929 Wife of WW Mathews Pitt
WW Mathews 9/28/1851 April 8, 1925 Pitt
Sallie L 9/9/1890 August 25, 1913 Daughter of WW & Jennette L Matthews Pitt
Roy E Gainer 3/20/1883 October 8, 1901 Pitt

This cemetery is located on left about 2.5 miles on Big Oak Road on left. Turn on Package Craft Road (runs into Big Oak Rd) toward Greenville.
Annie Crisp 1898-1923 Wife of JC Simons Pitt
Jno C Simons September 13, 1900 December 19, 1924 Pitt
James Simons 10/1888 2/1/1891 Pitt
Richard L Manning 10/15/1865 3/18/1886 Pitt
Sallie A Manning 6/11/1811 12/7/1819 Pitt
Bettie Manning Age 15 years Pitt
Martha L Manning 12/21/1836 12/21/1839 Pitt
Tillitha Manning 12/26/1836 1/15/1840 Pitt
Ebenl Simons September 3, 1903 November 12, 1933 Pitt
James R 6/24/1884 7/3/1885 Son of James & Clemmy Pollard Pitt
Infant November 28, 1902 November 28, 1902 JA & Linza Bryant Pitt
Samuel H 2/25/1890 February 12, 1910 Son of James & Clemmy Pollard Pitt
Lauranda Manning 9/11/1827 4/21/1898 Pitt
James M Manning 3/14/1843 June 1, 1914 Pitt
Alexander J Simons 11/7/1858 December 13, 1936 Pitt
Bettie A Manning 5/30/1864 June 2, 1928 Wife of AJ Simons Pitt
WL Simons 5/30/1887 June 20, 1938 Pitt

Heading north on Hwy 11 toward Bethel, turn right on Hwy 30. About 3-4 miles on right will be the Whitehurst Cemetery just before Whitehurst Station.
Sam Henry 2/18/12 March 3, 1925 Son of TH & Inez Whitehurst Pitt
Tom H 2/9/1888 August 13, 1914 Son of JT & MM Whitehurst Pitt
Nolia 8/4/1897 February 22, 1909 Daughter of JT & Mary M Whitehurst Pitt
Paulina 10/16/1845 September 13, 1925 Wife of RA Davenport Pitt
Mary M 9/9/1870 May 11, 1932 Wife of JT Whitehust Pitt
Johnston T Whitehurst 11/18/1852 September 17, 1935 Pitt
William I Whitehurst 10/2/1830 November 9, 1911 Pitt
Martha J 1/1/1828 February 3, 1903 Wife of WI Whitehurst Pitt
Martha A 7/4/1866 December 7, 1909 Wife of WM Davenport Pitt
Rebecca 2/29/1873 December 22, 1910 Wife of JL Whitehurst Pitt
Infant December 1, 1910 December 23, 1910 Daughter of JL & Rebecca Whitehurst Pitt
Russell December, 1900 February, 1907 Son of JL & Rebecca Whitehurst Pitt
Fannie O 1/4/1897 8/28/1899 Daughter of JL & Rebecca Whitehurst Pitt
Walter L 8/5/1894 July 4, 1912 Son of JL & Rebecca Whitehurst Pitt
Addie August 22, 1923 May 24, 1925 Daughter of JL & Minnie Whitehurst Pitt
Infant January 1, 1926 January 13, 1926 Son of Virginia & Reuben Whitehurst Pitt
Virginia August 21, 1927 June 4, 1928 Daughter of Virginia & Reuben Whitehurst Pitt
Clemmie Whitman 1/25/1899 August 29, 1924 Wife of RJ Whitehurst Pitt
Infant June 19, 1919 June 21, 1919 Son of RJ & CL Whitehurst Pitt

This is the Whitehurst Lloyd Cemetery 1863. From Hwy 64 East at the edge of Bethel veer left. Turn left on Whitfield Road over RR tracts. Located on the left.
Heber Charles Cannon August 12, 1914 January 6, 1997 Pitt
Sue Clay Watson August 2, 1920 Wife of Heber Charles Carson Pitt
Sarah 11/11/1863 September 9, 1957 Wife of JM Lloyd Pitt
John Maynard Lloyd 10/16/1859 September 13, 1957 Pitt
Almira 3/23/1856 January 9, 1924 Wife of JM Lloyd Pitt
George M Watson 6/17/1884 January 30, 1947 Pitt
Jennie L Watson 11/20/1889 March 17, 1967 Pitt
Jennie Murray Watson May 21, 1915 August 5, 1922 Pitt
John M Buffaloe 6/14/1897 July 2, 1954 Pitt
Margarett 6/9/1892 October 2, 1979 Wife of JM Buffaloe Pitt
Wm LaFayette Whitehurst 12/19/1859 March 27, 1940 Pitt
William Alfred Whitehurst 6/20/1823 11/5/1863 Co C 44 Reft NC Troops Civil War Pitt
Fannie 3/10/1835 July 10, 1902 Wife of WA Whitehurst Pitt
Mahalia Ann Whitehurst 1888 (AA) Faithful Servant and Friend Pitt
Lena January 3, 1900 March 5, 1901 Daughter of JM & Almira Lloyd Pitt
Infant Daughter of JM & Almira Lloyd Pitt
Infant Son of JM & Almira Lloyd Pitt
Infant Son of JM & Almira Lloyd Pitt

Hwy 64 East turn left at Conetoe on Hwy 42. Go to Mayo X Roads past Presbyterian Church and Church Cemetery. Will be on the right in field. Sunken graves, markers being destroyed by farming.
Felix Whitehurst 12/22/1877 Died 1911 Broken Stone Edgecombe
Juluish 6/30/1883 June 11, 1908 Son of Winifred & Jennette L Whitehurst Edgecombe
Winifred Whitehurst 1847 - 1904 Edgecombe
Edward 6/3/1874 10/10/1885 Son of Winifred & Jennette L Whitehurst Edgecombe

Cemetery located on Charlie Manning Road. Hwy 64 East from Bethel. Turn right on Charlie Manning Road. Located 3 miles on the left.
S E Whitehurst 12/18/1881 June 24, 1913 Pitt
RR Whitehurst 7/19/1856 May 27, 1923 Pitt
Courtney E 2/12/1854 September 15, 1904 Wife of RR Whitehurst Pitt

Located on Whitfield Road. Hwy 64 East at Bethel city limits veer to left. Turn left on Whitfield Rd over RR tracks. About 1/2 mile on left in field.
GB Whitfield 2/4/1855 October 9, 1909 Pitt
Mary E Whitfield 5/9/1853 April 25, 1929 Pitt
Georgiana Whitfield 7/27/1884 April 7, 1966 Wife of Thomas A Whitfield Pitt
Thomas A Whitfield 12/9/1880 July 31, 1945 Pitt
Martin Luther Whitfield May 7, 1922 April 17, 1997 Pitt
Francess W Whitfield March 2, 1933 Wife of Martin L Whitfield Md 12-1-1958 Pitt
Viola Bullock 11/21/1878 August 31, 1906 Pitt
Perlie Leo Bullock June 12, 1902 September 25, 1945 Pitt
George B 6/22/1891 5/9/1895 Son of GB & Mary Whitfield Pitt
Mary no dates Daughter of GB & Mary Whitfield Pitt
Roy Fletcher Whitfield November 25, 1916 July 25, 1992 Pitt
Bettie J Whitfield November 24, 1942 February 14, 1943 Pitt
Patience House Whitfield 1837 - 1910 Pitt
Marven Orlando Whitfield July 13, 1916 June 18, 1966 Pitt
Nicodemus D Whitfield 3/31/1883 May 3, 1943 Pitt
Martha Jane Whitfield 1884 - 1937 Pitt
Herbert B Whitfield November 30, 1903 January 5, 1904 Son of ND & Martha J Whitfield Pitt
Infant September 4, 1911 September 5, 1911 Son of ND & Martha J Whitfield Pitt

Located on Hwy 64 East 1/2 mile before you get to Bethel. Located on the right.
Rev JD Bryan 2/8/1847 November 19, 1923 Pitt
Mary A 12/10/1845 October 1, 1908 Wife of JD Bryan (t) added later Pitt
Nancy E Worsley 11/16/1850 October 16, 1925 Wife of Newsom Worsley Pitt
Newsom Worsley 10/4/1848 March 2, 1938 Pitt
Sallie M 10/17/1869 December 13, 1932 Wife of TB Bryan (t) added later Pitt
Jas H Bryan (t) added later 3/12/1843 November 16, 1919 Pitt
Margarett 11/29/1840 12/12/1884 Wife of JLG Manning Pitt
JLG Manning 11/9/1846 December 21, 1921 Pitt
Margaret A Taylor 6/28/1846 February 18, 1922 Wife of JLG Manning Pitt
John Purle 10/23/1873 September 5, 1901 Son of JLG & Margaret A Taylor Manning Pitt
John T 3/21/1879 9/29/1880 Son of JD & MA Bryan Pitt
EM Turner 3/18/1829 March 14, 1900 Pitt
Martha A Turner 10/23/1835 August 17, 1918 Wife of EM Turner Pitt
Pricilla Wife of James E Stone broken Pitt
H James 11/7/1876 February 11, 1909 Stone broken at name Pitt

Hwy 11 North toward Bethel. On the left up in a field. Front of North Pitt High School.
Jack Brown 12/9/1846 July 29, 1921 Pitt
Mary F 5/31/1891 48 yrs 10 mo 10 days Wife of JE Brown Pitt
Samuel Brown 9/28/1816 December 17, 1907 Pitt
Sarah L Ward 11/27/1846 January 31, 1909 Wife of FL Brown Pitt
F L Brown 3/7/1845 January 14, 1918 Pitt
James G Brown 11/16/1866 December 23, 1922 Pitt

Located on Package Craft Road in Bethel. Turn left , about 3 Miles on right.
Benjamin F Bowers 8/9/1854 June 14, 1930 Pitt
Harriett L 8/15/1857 May 7, 1921 Wife of Benjamin F Bowers Pitt
Annie E 11/11/1857 October 16, 1919 Wife of BJ Nelson Pitt
Bettie E W 5/4/1884 April 22, 1901 Wife of JH Ward Pitt

Hwy 11 north of Bethel over the overpass. Located on the left about 1 mile. Cannot be seen from hwy.
Nora Lee Briley 9/20/1871 December 22, 1908 Wife of William A Taylor Edgecombe
William A Taylor 3/16/1849 February 19, 1916 Edgecombe
William February 16, 1901 October 22, 1902 Daughter of L Taylor Edgecombe
Taylor New flat markers Edgecombe
Taylor New flat markers Edgecombe
Taylor New flat markers Edgecombe
Friend New flat markers Edgecombe

Moore Cemetery. Hwy 11 north from Greenville on left about 6 miles from Greenville
Nannie S Resico February 10, 1903 April 2, 1966 Edgecombe
Joseph F Smith 1/31/1879 December 12, 1930 Co H 47 US Vol Inf WW I Pitt
Rosa A Smith 4/29/1877 June 15, 1956 Wife of JF Smith Pitt
David Ashley Moore Born 1870 January 26, 1936 Pitt
Infant Son November 28, 1904 December 7, 1904 Son of RS & Goddie Burnette Pitt
ELD Samuel Moore 2/24/1839 November 6, 1904 Son of David & Arsena Moore Pitt
Nancy E Worsley 11/18/1842 May 9, 1900 Wife of ELD Samuel Moore Pitt
Sarah Elizabeth Moore 4/9/1879 November 29, 1902 Daughter of ELD & Nancy Moore Pitt
John Samuel Moore 10/24/1893 February 17, 1953 Pitt
Magnolia Taylor Moore 8/6/1899 October 5, 1984 Pitt
Louise Taylor February 5, 1925 March 3, 1939 Daughter of John S & Maggie Moore Pitt
G L Moore 2/17/1888 March 12, 1923 Pitt
Susan Jane Moore 5/5/1875 October 23, 1933 Wife of GL Moore Pitt
O(a)llen L Moore April 17, 1900 July 9, 1901 Son of GL & Jane Moore Pitt
Eva G 10/22/1897 June 11, 1905 Daughter of GL & Jane Moore Pitt

Doughtie Cemetery Located at Mayo X Roads. Highway 64 at Conetoe coming from Bethel, turn right. Cemetery at the Presbyterian Church
Vicky Dianne Doughtie April 16, 1949 May 1, 1949 Daughter of Earl & Dorthy Doughtie Edgecombe
Benjamin Earl Doughtie January 19, 1925 February 16, 1993 Edgecombe
Dorothy D August 18, 1930 Wife of Benjamin Earl Doughtie Edgecombe
Martha L Doughtie May 21, 1911 January 2, 1939 Wife of W Walter Roberson Edgecombe
Walter Phillip Roberson January 8, 1937 January 8, 1937 Son of Walter & Martha L Roberson Edgecombe
Willie L Doughtie 11/27/1887 February 27, 1969 Edgecombe
Maude C Doughtie 4/5/1887 November 28, 1968 Wife of Willie L Doughtie Edgecombe
James Murray Doughtie February 3, 1913 April 3, 1978 Son of Willie & Maude Doughtie Edgecombe
Elizabeth Downs Doughtie April 22, 1915 July 23, 1990 Wife of James Murry Doughtie Edgecombe
Janice E Doughtie Viti September 26, 1939 April 30, 1983 Daughter of James M & Elizabeth Doughtie Edgecombe
Annette Nobles Doughtie April 11, 1953 January 2, 1991 Wife of John Doughtie Edgecombe

Hwy 64 W from Bethel, turn left on Carson Road. On the left.
Katie E Edmondson 9/15/1894 April 10, 1942 Pitt
Jennette no dates no dates Wife of HL Keel Pitt
John Wallace Edmondson 11/7/1860 July 10, 1946 Pitt
Florence Manning 12/15/1859 April 11, 1944 Wife of JW Edmondson Pitt
Nancy Virginia 6/3/1847 March 20, 1923 Wife of Joel A Ward Pitt
Charlotte 10/4/1882 March 18, 1921 Wife of Ed Andrews Pitt
Addie L 12/15/1896 January 21, 1919 Wife of HB Smith Pitt

Hwy ll north of Bethel over the overpass into Edgecombe Cty. About 2 miles on the left. Cannot be seen from Hwy. Need to access farm property. Located in a back field.
H C Council August 6, 1903 May 13, 1938 Father Edgecombe
R D Council 4/15/1870 February 19, 1917 Edgecombe
Paul E Keel 5/17/1894 March 10, 1932 Edgecombe
W F Keel 1/7/1868 November 27, 1915 Edgecombe
Lizzie E 11/30/1872 October 13, 1919 Wife of WF Keel Edgecombe
Arthur Staton 2/8/1814 11/19/1883 Edgecombe
Emily F Staton 6/21/1828 11/10/1883 Wife of Arthur Staton Edgecombe

Jones Cemetery. Located on Hwy 11 north about a mile from Bethel. Located on the right in front of homeplace. WC Moore Farm
Peggy Joyce Piver August 18, 1931 no dates Daughter of JA & Fannie T Piver Pitt
Vernon House April 4, 1915 December 3, 1951 Pitt
Robert M Jones 12/6/1842 April 17, 1911 COK 8 NC Inf CSA Civil War Pitt
Martha F 1/26/1850 December 1, 1904 Wife of RM Jones Pitt
J A Whichard 7/7/1862 December 9, 1951 Pitt
Lula M 11/21/1866 April 27, 1904 Wife of JA Whichard Md 12/17/1884 Pitt
Susan E 1/25/1852 November 2, 1913 Wife of WW House Pitt
WW House 1/10/1855 February 22, 1929 Pitt
M Lee House 11/18/1891 April 28, 1918 Pitt
Willis R Jones 3/9/1892 March 17, 1952 Husband of Angelica C Jones/Sons, Willis, James and Harold Pitt
Solomon Major Jones 11/14/1859 April 19, 1936 Pitt
Gertrude Whichard 10/22/1861 January 16, 1930 Wife of Solomon Major Jones Pitt
Martha Olive Jones 11/11/1898 June 27, 1987 Dau of SM & Gertrude Jones Never Married Pitt
Infant June 10, 1906 June 16, 1906 Daughter of DT & Mattie House Pitt
Millie September 17, 1904 November 3, 1905 Daughter of DT & Mattie House Pitt
David G February 29, 1904 May 3, 1904 Son of JA & Lula Whichard Pitt
Blanche G July 3, 1902 July 31, 1902 Daughter of SM & Frances G Jones Pitt
Ruth M 1/19/1897 10/16/1898 Daughter of SM & Frances G Jones Pitt
James 10/1885 Son of SM & Frances Jones Pitt
Mammie 9/28/1894 9/6/1896 Daughter of WW & Susan E House Pitt
Ernest 11/16/1888 5/6/1890 Twin son of WW & Susan E House Pitt
John 11/16/1888 3/10/1889 Twin son of WW & Susan E House Pitt
Martha H 1/3/1879 March 17, 1900 Wife of CF Page Pitt
Infant March 13, 1900 March 20, 1900 Son of Martha H & CF Page Pitt
Infant March 1, 1900 March 24, 1900 Son of JA & Lula Whichard Pitt
Arthur 4/26/1886 6/14/1886 Son of JA & Lula Whichard Pitt
Josephus Jones 5/14/1864 5/15/1874 Pitt
Vester Jones 5/29/1820 7/1/1880 Pitt
R Major Jones 3/18/1818 6/10/1886 Pitt
Martha F Age about 60 years Wife of Major Jones Pitt
Addie M 1/19/1881 8/18/1884 Daughter of Martha & RM Jones Pitt
Mack 1/14/1883 5/7/1891 Son of Martha & RM Jones Pitt
Major 5/19/1885 12/26/1890 Son of Martha & RM Jones Pitt
Willie Jones 2/2/1878 4/1/1878 Pitt
Laura Ella Albam 8/7/1879 2/3/1880 Daughter of Staton & Eleana Whichard Pitt
Martha H 1/5/1874 10/21/1874 Sleep on dear child Pitt
Margaret Annie Jones 6/16/1890 December 20, 1909 Pitt

Cherry Cemetery. Hwy 11 north from Bethel 1/2 mile. Turn left on Cherry Lane. On the right in a field.
Argena-In memory of 10/10/1829 2/4/1897 Wife of MGS Cherry Pitt
MGS Cherry 2/22/1827 10/2/1895 Pitt
Edward Cherry 6/12/1857 June 14, 1906 Pitt
Sallie L Mayo 7/25/1855 August 4, 1916 Wife of Edward A Cherry Pitt

Hwy 11 north mile before you get to Bethel. Located on Martin Rd across from WC Moore Farm (look for the sign) Turn left. On right. Lots of sunken in graves.
Annie E Jones 6/19/1864 October 20, 1933 Pitt
Asa Jones January 24, 1919 Age 60 years Pitt
J H Padgett 3/10/1896 June 25, 1923 Pitt
Glydas Jones February 2, 1925 May 31, 1925 Daughter of HJ & Mary Jones Pitt
G H Taylor 11/24/1809 11/26/1888 Pitt
Nancy 9/15/1815 5/24/1875 Wife of GH Taylor Pitt
James G Taylor 3/28/1862 March 25, 1920 Pitt
Infant Daughter Taylor 4/24/1897 11/17/1897 Pitt
Infant March 27, 1902 Son of JG & AM Taylor Pitt
Nancy G 1/20/1887 11/3/1887 Daughter of JG & WA Taylor Pitt
GWT Foot stone Pitt

Located on Martin Road About a mile from the above cemetery on right. Cannot be seen from Highway 11.
Henry W Martin 1824- 1892 Pitt
Piety T 1824 - 18-- Wife of Henry W Martin Pitt
Margaret Annie Martin 6/16/1890 December 20, 1909 Daughter of FC Martin Sr & Sophronia Ross Pitt
FC Martin, Sr 5/11/1850 May 14, 1930 Pitt
Sophronia Ross 11/8/1857 April 1, 1931 Wife of FC Martin, Sr Pitt
Queenie E 10/16/1886 January 17, 1918 Wife of CQ Martin Pitt
Q C Martin 9/19/1883 February 28, 1920 Pitt
Maggie December 26, 1904 October 18, 1910 Daughter of C Q & Queenie Martin Pitt

Hwy 11 one mile north of Bethel just before the overpass. Located on the left near the homeplace.
Annie B 9/19/1884 December 15, 1923 Wife of LL Whitehurst Pitt
Walter B Beverly August 3, 1901 February 5, 1924 Pitt
Mary L 9/28/1829 6/17/1885 Wife of W H Beverly Pitt
Sarah E 1/24/1852 June 12, 1910 Daughter of WH & ML Beverly Pitt

Hwy 11 north in front of Holiness Church in Bethel, turn right on House Road. On the left up in a field about 1 1/2 miles
Thomas A Gardner 3/31/1898 February 26, 1936 Edgecombe
Infants 4/6/1899 4/7/1899 Sons of WJ & RA Whitehurst Edgecombe
William Joseph Whitehurst 1/26/1867 November 25, 1910 Edgecombe
Luther G Gardner 2/12/1896 June 2, 1901 Son of WD & LC Gardner Edgecombe
Martha Jane 8/14/1848 September 15, 1920 Wife of Thomas G Carson Edgecombe
Thomas G Carson 1/28/1849 January 13, 1917 Edgecombe
William D Gardner 7/16/1862 August 29, 1934 Edgecombe
Lydia Cora 3/23/1872 July 27, 1916 Wife of WD Gardner Edgecombe
Fannie Gardner September 3, 1902 March 26, 1917 Daughter of WD & LC Gardner Gone to be with her mother Edgecombe

This cemetery is on the Thigpen Farm. Located South of Bethel, NC On the left side in a field seen from the highway. As you turn on Thigpen look to your right you will seen the small cemetery.
Dellaz Whitehurst 5/4/1862 3/14/1889 Pitt
Agness H Brown 3/25/1874 February 21, 1917 Pitt
Herbert P Brown 3/12/1874 December 22, 1930 Pitt
Mary E 9/20/1837 August 13, 1908 Wife of MD Whitehurst Our Mother Pitt
MD Whitehurst 5/13/1828 June 7, 1907 Our Father Pitt
Infant November 4, 1904 Son of CJ & Lalage Whitehurst Pitt
JRW Foot Stone Pitt

This cemetery is located on Porter Road. Heading west from Bethel on 64, turn left is on the right a few hundered yards.
Victoria Smith 8/24/1865 October 15, 1947 Pitt
Pvt Luther L Smith 11/20/1890 October 30, 1918 I have fought a good fight WW I Pitt

This cemetery is five miles from Bethel Highway 64 West Conetoe, NC
Name Birth Death Comments County & State
Adah Herndon Dawson 10/3/1880 August 2, 1981 The 100 year old lady was brutely murdered in her home. Robery was the motive. He got life second trial. Is there any justice? Personal comments. Friend to all Edgecombe
Nathan Becton Dawson 3/29/1890 January 7, 1947 Edgecombe
Dora D Harper 8/1/1881 August 15, 1916 Edgecombe
Nathan B Dawson 4/12/1851 September 19, 1923 Edgecombe
Roland S Jenkins 8/9/1853 7/28/1888 Wife of Nathan B Dawson Edgecombe
Roland S Jenkins 7/26/1888 11/15/1888 This infant daughter born two days before mother died probably from childbirth Edgecombe
Fred Jenkins Dawson 7/1/1879 December 11, 1910 Edgecombe
Hannah S 9/20/1836 January 2, 1914 Wife of Fred H Jenkins Edgecombe
Fred H Jenkins 9/18/1836 6/3/1862 In memory of (Civil War?) Edgecombe
Infant daughter Edgecombe
John McGilbra Jenkins 11/19/1837 January 2, 1911 Edgecombe
Sarah Eliza 6/23/1841 January 5, 1918 Wife of John McGilbra Jenkins Edgecombe
Bettie E 2/17/1866 June 5, 1907 Wife of George T Dawson Edgecombe
Lula H 4/3/1863 12/1/1886 Wife of George T Dawson Edgecombe
George Thomas Dawson 11/30/1853 June 23, 1934 Edgecombe
Mollie Moore 3/8/1855 December 4, 1926 Edgecombe
Ella May Wiggins 12/10/1895 July 14, 1966 Edgecombe
Robert S Wiggins 11/22/1898 August 1, 1970 Edgecombe
Louise Dawson 9/3/1867 November 8, 1923 Edgecombe
Nannie Lee Dawson 9/3/1896 February 27, 1920 Edgecombe
Sallie 10/17/1873 November 17, 1919 Wife of Rufus Walston Edgecombe
Amos Turner March 24, 1907 June 12, 1908 Son of Rufus & Sallie Walston Edgecombe
Rufus Walston Born 1870 Died 1936

This is an American African Cemetery located at Conetoe. From Bethel on Hwy 64 W turn right on hwy 42 on left. Lots of sunken graves.
Name Birth Death Comments County & State
Lossie A Carney June 3, 1915 June 8, 1987 Edgecombe
Lester Andrews, Sr October 25, 1917 January 6, 1989 Edgecombe
Elizabeth Andrews July 4, 1921 February 15, 1994 Edgecombe
Willie Frank Andrews March 19, 1939 July 30, 1998 Edgecombe
Ransom Thigpen 10/21/1898 September 4, 1972 Edgecombe
Hannah Thigpen March 10, 1909 Wife of Ransom Thigpen Edgecombe
Willie Hopkins Jr Born 1952 Died 1975 Edgecombe
Clarence Steward August 22, 1967 Came unknown, left unknown, but loved Edgecombe
Louvenia T Jones December 14, 1922 January 12, 1995 Edgecombe
Ernest Thigpen December 11, 1921 January 4, 1990 Edgecombe
Lossie L Mayo April 11, 1920 January 12, 1995 Edgecombe
Moses Jones, Jr December 17, 1926 April 17, 1969 NC S2 US NR WW II Edgecombe
Sadie Andrews August 16, 1904 September 2, 1973 Edgecombe
Pearlie P Harris 9/24/1898 July 1, 1990 Edgecombe
James E Petteway February 7, 1954 January 6, 1990 Edgecombe
Sears Highsmith, Jr January 25, 1927 April 13, 1968 NC Pvt US Army Korea Edgecombe
Eleanor M Dancy May 8, 1947 September 4, 1976 Edgecombe
JT Andrews October 28, 1949 November 18, 1977 Edgecombe
James L Andrews March 26, 1944 June 8, 1986 Edgecombe
Forrest Andrews, Sr June 3, 1911 Edgecombe
Emma J Andrews December 2, 1915 December 12, 1994 Edgecombe

This cemetery is located on Big Oak Road on right. Turn on Package Craft Road, Bethel, NC.
Mc G Whitehurst 2/17/1847 May 13, 1920 Pitt
Metal Marker No information

Located on James Carson's Farm on right three miles from Bethel on Big Oak Road. Turn on Package Craft Rd and run into Big Oak Rd.
Lula Van N Carson 8/29/1898 March 24, 1968 Wife of C Vance Carson Pitt
C Vance Carson 6/30/1895 December 2, 1934 Pitt
Judy Carson August 16, 1955 August 16, 1955 Pitt
Peggy H Carson July 29, 1949 April 28, 1950 Pitt
Fannie Caroline 4/7/1861 June 10, 1922 Wife of William Gray Carson Pitt
William Gray Carson 12/7/1853 March 19, 1923 Pitt
Jessie Alma Carson 12/6/1891 September 2, 1906 Daughter of Fannie C & William Gray Carson Pitt
Carrie Estall Carson 7/2/1893 September 1, 1906 Daughter of Fannie C & William Gray Carson Pitt
Lydia Victoria Briley 1/30/1858 March 16, 1938 Auntie Pitt
William Claude Carson 11/24/1883 August 20, 1950 Pitt
Charles Clancy Carson October 12, 1903 February 1, 1940 Pitt

On Big Oak Rd, right side near the Matthews Cemetery. Looks as if there were other graves. Turn on Package Craft Rd in Bethel
Arthur Whitehurst 10/15/1882 August 31, 1907 Son of JR & Della Whitehurst Pitt

This cemetery is located at the end of Price Road on right. Turn right on Cemetery Road leaving Bethel heading South to Greenville
Mittie Thomas Worsely 5/7/1859 July 2, 1941 Wife of L Elisha Worsley Pitt
L Elisha Worsley 3/20/1854 July 30, 1924 Pitt
Jessie Thomas 12/16/1846 September 2, 1912 Pitt
Samantha 5/20/1849 9/4/1883 Wife of Jessie Thomas Pitt
James O Thomas 5/9/1880 9/12/1881 Son of Jessie & Samantha Thomas Pitt
Effie L 7/17/1877 May 9, 1939 Wife of Benjamin A Carlisle Pitt
Benjamin A Carlisle 2/8/1866 No date Pitt
Marcus Monroe Briley 7/24/1874 October 25, 1953 Pitt
Bertha Bryant November 7, 1906 November 28, 1972 Wife of Marcus M Briley Pitt
Marcus Monroe Briley, Jr May 16, 1935 December 7, 1988 Son of Marcus & Bertha Briley Pitt
Robert H Ward August 18, 1908 November 18, 1908 Son of JL & Pattie Ward Pitt
Pattie E Briley 4/7/1867 April 11, 1910 Wife of James L Ward Pitt
Ordan Carlize Died 1892 Age 99 Jesus called him home Pitt
Two large brick tombs No information Pitt

Jenkins Cemetery located on Price Road turn left off of Cemetery Road at the Bethel Cemetery at Bethel, Pitt Cty, NC. This is an African American Cemetery. They were many sunken graves. If this cemetery was cleaned up, more graves would be found. There are lots of slab markers, but earth, leaves, growth covered them up. I found several by accident.
John Lee November 22, 1916 July 21, 1917 Son of CH & Dollie Perkins Pitt
Metter Boyett 1/22/1851 January 20, 1923 Pitt
Louise August 1, 1912 Age 50 years Wife of Pet Barnhill Pitt
W O Morton 10/18/1890 January 2, 1919 Pitt
Thurman Collier March 4, 1924 January 6, 1949 Pitt
Julia A 9/27/1892 July 28, 1914 Wife of Charlie Jenkins Pitt
Jessie D Hines July 26, 1914 February 1, 1968 Pitt
Frank J Hines 11/15/1853 March 8, 1925 Pitt
Annie Staton Born 1886 May 3, 1956 Wife of John C Staton Pitt
Van Williams 2/13/1886 December 23, 1912 Pitt
Alvesta Born 1866 Died 1946 Wife of Jessie Barnhill Pitt
Jessie Barnhill Born 1860 Died 1933 Pitt
Nina Manning Grandmother of Walter Manning Walter lives on Cemetery Road. I asked him about the Jenkins Cemetery He told me his grandmother was buried there, but no marker Pitt
Mary Magaline Martin February 15, 1943 February 14, 1957 Pitt
Wiley Roberson December 24, 1905 February 17, 1963 Pitt
J C Moore January 1, 1919 August 21, 1944 Pitt
Johnie Langley 2/15/1896 January 25, 1943 Pitt
Charlie Tillett July 2, 1915 February 19, 1937 Pitt
John L July 18, 1913 April 14, 1928 Son of JJ & Dora Tillett Pitt
Dora M Tillett 11/4/1885 April 18, 1952 Pitt
Mrs Sarah of New York 6/15/1873 August 25, 1930 Mother of Pearl Jenkins Pitt
David Brown 8/13/1871 December 29, 1924 Pitt
B J Jenkins No dates Pitt
S Jenkins No dates Pitt
MM Jenkins No dates Pitt
Moses Morton Born 1895 Died 1917 Pitt
Louis Bullock February 22, 1907 April 2, 1950 NC PFC 917 AAF SCTY BN WWII Pitt
Lester 7/7/1896 September 1, 1926 Son of Mr & Mrs CL Bullock Pitt
Infant August 29, 1915 August 29, 1915 Son of JH & Sarah Taylor Pitt
Zeffa 9/22/1896 February 12, 1931 Daughter of CL Bullock Pitt
Hannah Moore 1/29/1860 September 15, 1922 Pitt
Verna G December 9, 1907 July 29, 1934 Daughter of JF Taylor Pitt
William March 1, 1921 April 2, 1922 Son of Charlie & Lula Whitney Pitt
Roland 2/28/1896 July 11, 1917 Wife of Riley Hines Pitt
Rosa Barnhill 3/1/1868 January 8, 1937 Wife of Petegrew Pet Barnhill Mother Pitt
Petegrew Pet Barnhill 6/10/1865 October 24, 1941 Father Pitt
Julia Wilson January 25, 1926 Pitt
Helen S Peel February 21, 1921 February 3, 1944 Pitt
James Carney February 18, 1919 June 22, 1950 NC PFC 679 Tank Destroyer BN WWII Pitt
M G Rogers 9/1/1821 January 28, 1907 Pitt
Sallie Rogers 11/25/1878 April 16, 1919 Pitt
Will Haggards November 6, 1916 Age 27 years Pitt
Mary W Vines October 1, 1906 December 4, 1965 Pitt
Israel Boyd April 1, 1917 Age 26 years Pitt
Lula 2/8/1894 July 22, 1917 Wife of Will McCray Pitt
Spincer Neal May 4, 1902 April 4, 1918 Son of Nonie & Charlie Neal Pitt
Nonie Hollis 12/15/1885 June 29, 1953 Wife of Charles Neal Father Pitt
Charlie Neal 6/8/1877 January 13, 1926 Father Pitt
Easter 12/15/1875 August 7, 1932 Wife of Sam McCray Pitt
William Howard, Jr June 16, 1932 August 26, 1945 Pitt
Lonnie Lowe 12/12/1874 November 7, 1926 Pitt
Rosalee October 22, 1905 April 13, 1911 Daughter of Zobe & Malissa Barnhill Pitt
Malissa HHR 9/1/1868 December 11, 1921 Wife of Zibe Barnhill Note sp of Zibe, Zobe Pitt
Richard December 23, 1929 February 25, 1950 Son of Mr & Mrs Richard Moorning Pitt
David Mayo May 10, 1920 January 10, 1967 Pitt
Dorothy April 27, 1909 June 22, 1917 Daughter of Jethro & Balie Whitehurst Pitt
Cherry 10/25/1862 October 25, 1923 Wife of Burt Martin Pitt
Robert August 25, 1921 May 11, 1922 Son of LM & Carrie Marsh Pitt
George Anner Born 1867 January 3, 1923 Wife of Hoyt Brown Pitt
Ankie Brown 2/27/1862 January 28, 1923 Pitt
C L Purvis 6/23/1879 August 19, 1922 Pitt
William Ann Shine 7/10/1890 February 5, 1946 Pitt
Ada Jones 5/22/1897 May 13, 1939 Mother Pitt
Willie Mack Hopkins October 11, 1937 March 4, 1974 SP4 US Army Pitt
Hannah Moore June 20, 1929 Wife of Josha Barnes 51 years Pitt
Bride Person 4/14/1886 February 20, 1965 Pitt

Russell James Cemetery on Highway 64 West 5 miles from Bethel on the right.
Howell Richard Bullock 2/23/1874 August 15, 1947 Pitt
Mary E March 16, 1924 Age 78 Wife of RS James Pitt
R S James 7/8/1846 September 9, 1911 Pitt
Mary Huldah 9/4/1879 September 7, 1918 Wife of H R Bullock Pitt
Rosa Mary September 13, 1901 January 22, 1919 Daughter of HR & HM Bullock Pitt
William Reuben James 9/9/1873 October 14, 1945 Pitt
Fannie L Bullock 6/29/1877 April 4, 1950 Wife of William R James Pitt
Hubert Z November 20, 1920 December 13, 1920 Twin son of W R & Fannie James Pitt
Could not read name November 20, 1920 February 19, 1921 Twin son of W R & Fannie James Pitt
Wanner M January 14, 1900 November 15, 1902 Our Baby Son of J W & Lydia E Bailey Pitt
Our Baby Boy Son of JW & Lydia E Bailey Pitt
Our Baby Boy Son of JW & Lydia E Bailey Pitt
Martha James 6/20/1890 June 12, 1926 Wife of Lee S James Pitt
Martha Parker 5/30/1870 March 24, 1956 Wife of Eason James Pitt
Eason James 11/18/1852 January 7, 1941 Pitt
Luvenia 4/4/1862 February 9, 1910 Wife of Eason James Pitt
Julia Bullock Small Stone no dates Pitt
Bilhal Bullock Small Stone no dates Pitt
Samuel 5/28/1888 8/8/1893 Son of JW & Lydia E Bailey Pitt
Leaon V Born 1883 Died 1887 Son of JW & Lydia E Bailey Could not read too well. Stone was very weathered Pitt
JA Foot stone Pitt
JA Foot stone Pitt

Located of Ward Farm Highway 64 Alt East on left about 2 miles from Bethel.
Hubert V Ward 9/5/1896 September 28, 1906 Pitt
Joseph R Ward Born 1867 November 3, 1906 Pitt
Benjamin Franklin Ward 11/9/1851 August 12, 1925 Pitt
Julia Elizabeth 3/25/1854 August 22, 1929 Wife of Benjamin F Ward Pitt
J H Ward February 6, 1901 Age 63 years 9 months 13 days Pitt
Sarah E 3/24/1876 February 28, 1926 Wife of J B Mizell Pitt
Mary E 4/12/1851 November 27, 1932 Wife of James L Ward Pitt
James L Ward 1/25/1837 10/25/1895 Pitt

This cemetery is located 3 miles from Bethel. Turn on Package Craft Rd and it runs into Big Oak Road located on the right in a field.
W D Manning 6/28/1861 May 10, 1929 Pitt
WAM Foot Stone Pitt
James Carl January 18, 1937 Son of Essie Whitaker & Pearlie Whitehurst Pitt
Charlotte Manning 3/9/1823 May 20, 1903 Wife of JA Manning. Bricked Tomb Pitt
J A Manning 9/5/1821 8/10/1890 Bricked Tomb Pitt
Maggie T 7/30/1895 (?) 10/20/1895 Stone worn Daughter of ED & MA Manning Stone worn Pitt
ED Manning 5/6/1868 July 11, 1940 Pitt
Addie Manning 5/8/1873 September 17, 1920 Wife of ED Manning Pitt
Fannie Manning 8/8/1868 June 16, 1932 Wife of MC Manning Pitt
MC Manning 6/25/1864 September 30, 1934 Pitt
Laddie 11/28/1889 November 8, 1900 Son of Fannie & MC Manning Pitt
William 9/27/1890 4/20/1895 Son of Fannie & MC Manning Pitt
Infant Manning 6/15/1893 6/29/1893 Son of Fannie & MC Manning Pitt
Aggie Dora 11/8/1893 1/15/1896 Daughter of RR & Caroline Whitehurst Pitt
Garlon August 28, 1900 December 17, 1900 Son of ED & MA Manning Pitt
Lula G September 6, 1907 January 12, 1909 Daughter of OW & Bessie C House Pitt
JHW Whitehurst 2/5/1880 July 20, 1929 Pitt
Nancy E 11/2/1878 April 18, 1921 Wife of JHW Whitehurst Pitt
S E April 18, 1921 June 24, 1921 Son of JHW & Nancy E Whitehurst Pitt
A M Foot Stone Pitt
1 large stone face down Pitt

I was directed to another cemetery on Blues Eye Carson Road, the iron fence was all but destroyed and it appeared the graves had been moved.

Prepared by Annette Roebuck. 3/26/01 . Aroebuck@hotmail

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