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Southern Googe Cemetery
Fairfax, South Carolina

Directions: From Hampton on Hwy. 278: Go to the one stop light in Fairfax; turn right & go one block; turn right at the B & T Grocery; go approximately 1 1/4 miles & turn right on Hogarth Rd.; drive approximately 1/2 mile to the intersection of McMillian & Hogarth Rds. The cemetery is on the right. 



 

                                Name                                    Birth                                Death                               Note(s)
 

                         Blondelle Googe Antley               2/18/1903                         10/5/1974                  Parents: Dr. Henry Gambrell Googe & Lavina
                                                                                                                                                        Loadholt; married Earnest J. Antley

                        Ernest J. Antley                             2/19/1900                         2/12/1975                  Married Blondelle Googe
 

                         Sivvie Ann Breeland Googe          9/14/1862                         10/14/1891                1st wife of Dr. Henry G. Googe
 

                        Henry Gambrell Googe                 12/24/1852                         8/18/1929                  Parents: William Robert Googe & Sarah Ann
                                                                                                                                                         Gambrell; Doctor

                        Lavina Loadholt Googe                 11/18/1866                         12/7/1945                  2nd wife of Dr. Henry G. Googe
 

                        Minnie Googe                                10/18/1885                         4/12/1887                  Parents: Dr. Henry G. Googe & Sivvie Ann
                                                                                                                                                           Breeland

                        Infant                                              9/10/1881                          9/10/1881                   Parents: Dr. Henry G. Googe & Sivvie Ann Breland
 

                        Infant                                              9/25/1901                           9/25/1901                   Parents: Dr. Henry G. Googe & Lavina Loadholt
 

                        Henry Gambrell Googe, Jr               4/30/1888                            6/8/1897                    Parents: Dr. Henry G. Googe & Sivvie Ann Breland
 

                       Jeremiah G. Googe                            6/5/1827                             3/24/1898                   Parents: Rev. Henry Gambrell Googe & Nancy
                                                                                                                                                              Prescott; served in the SC 3rd Cavalry Battalion

                       Martha Cone Googe                          10/27/1827                          2/18/1904                  Parents: William Cone & Elizabeth Creech; married
                                                                                                                                                               Jeremiah G. Googe
 

                       Hattie Googe                                      7/20/1827                            3/5/1870                     Parents: John Wesley Googe & Sarah A. Jenkins
 

                        John Wesley Googe                              1855                                    1935                        Parents: Jeremiah Googe & Martha Cone
 

                        Sara A. Jenkins Googe                          1865                                    1948                         Married John Wesley Googe
 

                        George B. Googe                             10/23/1894                             1/5/1924                      Parents: John Wesley Googe & Sarah A. Jenkins
 

                        Sarah L. Googe                                 3/30/1890                               6/16/1905                    Parents: John Wesley Googe & Sarah A Jenkins
 

                        Thomas J. Googe                                   1886                                   10/10/1888                  Parents: John Wesley Googe & Sarah A Jenkins
 

                        Carrie R. ???                                          1855                                      1908                           Married R. H. Googe
 

                        John W. Googe                                  12/5/1887                                 2/12/1896                     Parents: Robert Henry Googe & Fannie R.
                                                                                                                                                                        Bassett;  killed in carriage accident

                       Anna Azilee Googe                                1847                                            ?                            Parents: William Henry Googe & Sally Cone;
                                                                                                                                                                      1st wife of Michael Powell Bassett; she is
                                                                                                                                                                       buried to the left of her husband's tombstone;
                                                                                                                                                                       unmarked marker.

                        Laura Googe                                         1849                                            ?                               Parents: William Henry Googe & Sally
                                                                                                                                                                          Cone; 2nd wife of Michael Powell Bassett;
                                                                                                                                                                          she is buried to the right of her husband's
                                                                                                                                                                          tombstone; unmarked marker.

                       Michael Powell Bassett                         4/19/1836                                   10/20/1915                  Parents: Thomas Bassett & Mahala Jackson;
                                                                                                                                                                          served in the SC 3rd Cavalry Battalion;
                                                                                                                                                                         Masonic carving on tombstone.

                        William  H. Googe                                  1825                                            1888                         Parents: Rev. Henry Gambrell Googe &
                                                                                                                                                                           Nancy Prescott; married Sarah (Sally)
                                                                                                                                                                           Cone(1st wife) &  Annie Elizabeth Owens
                                                                                                                                                                           (2nd wife), nicknamed "Tiger Bill"; in
                                                                                                                                                                           1862    enlisted in Capt. Kirk's Partisan
                                                                                                                                                                           Rangers; in 1864,  Partisan Rangers
                                                                                                                                                                           consolidated into Co. A, 19 BN, SC Cav.,
                                                                                                                                                                           CSA
                        Unknowns                                               N/A                                              N/A                        32 small markers with no information
 
 
 

                                                      Tombstone Inscriptions:

                       Jeremiah G. Googe:                                 "Blessed are the dead
                                                                                          who died in the Lord
                                                                                          for few Labours
                                                                                          do follow them"

                       John W. Googe:                                      "Gone to a Fairer Land
                                                                                          Oh Pleasure and
                                                                                          Love
                                                                                          To join the Bright
                                                                                          Band
                                                                                          Of Angels Above"

                       Michael Powell Bassett:                        "Asleep in Jesus"