Brown Cemetery / Droze Cemetery


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As you enter the Brown Cemetery, two brick posts are at the entrance. On one post are the words “Droze Cemetery 1861”. On the other post are the words “Memorial of W. J. Brown”. One area of the cemetery is marked “H. E. Brown Family”. Several unmarked stones lie in this area. One of these stones is marked “L. B.”.
This cemetery was transcribed by Gladys Martz..Thanks Gladys you did a great job.

Name Dates Inscription Remarks
Baxter, Daniel F. Mar 7 1802 - Sep 25 1884 grandfather of Elizabeth Baxter Brown
Baxter, Rebecca Jane Oct 13 1812 - Jun 14 1892 grandmother of Elizabeth Baxter Brown
Bell, Eugene Jan 7 1876 - Dec 30 1937 son-in-law of Willis James Brown
Berryhill, Ida G. Dec 25 1876 - Nov 14 1950
Berryhill, Wade H. Apr 15 1861 - Dec 10 1934
Bodin, Susanne Ophelia Aug 4 1924 - Jun 6 2005 d/o Meta and Jabez Cato
Brown, Clifton Hoyet Jul 24 1900 - Sep 6 1949 s/o Joseph Robert Brown
Brown, Sr., Edgar Frederick Feb 13 1912 - Jan 30 1985 s/o Joseph Robert Brown
Brown, Jr., Edgar Frederick Jun 22 1943 - Sep 25 1992 “Freddy”
Brown, Barbara McCants b/July 15 1942 - Unk
Brown, Elizabeth Baxter Sep 25 1877- Sep 5 1947 w/o Joseph Robert Brown
Brown, Emmett Hermon Dec 5 1904 - Feb 8 1965 s/o Joseph Robert Brown
Brown, Joseph Robert Dec 18 1868 - Oct 20 1943
Brown, Marion A. Jan 23 1896 - Mar 21 1896 D/o J. R. Brown and L. R. Brown
Brown, Marion Eugene Feb 25 1888 - May 27 1909 s/o Willis James Brown
Brown, Murrett Joseph Jan 14 1924 - Nov 6 1924 s/o Murrett Joseph & Fannie Emma Burbage Brown
Brown, Sallie White May 23 1848 - Jan 12 1923 w/o Willis James Brown, d/o Joseph Barton White, Jr. & Jane Dent White
Brown, Theodore W. Jul 23 1918 - Apr 6 1945 SC Private 504 PRCHT Infantry 85 Airborne Division WWII gs/o Willis James Brown, s/o Henry Earl Brown
Brown, Willis J. Unk - Unk “CSA CO H 5 SC Cav.
Burgess, George Nov 14 1913 - Mar 3 1994
Burgess, Laura Brown Dec 17 1914 - Jul 2 1991 d/o Joseph Robert Brown
Cannon, Rebecca Lyons Jan 4 1800 - Aug 10 1884 W/o Louis Cannon
Cato, Jabez Farris Sep 9 1899 - Jun 21 1981
Cato, Jr., Jabez Farris Dec 27 1925 - Dec 14 1996 “Beloved father and brother”
Cato, Meta A. Myers Feb 26 1907 - May 29 1970 d/o Maggie and Benjamin C. Myers
Cato (??), Rodney Leon "infant"
Carter, Molly Fields Apr 4 1904 - Nov 30 1933 “Dear Mom, … Charlie and Sarah”
Droze, Sarah Jul 22 1837 - Jan 26 1930
Droze, Margarette L. Aug 30 1837 - Apr 3 1925 W/o W. W. Droze
Droze, William W. Mar 17 1831 - Unk
Evans, Lottie Ophelia Myers Aug 20 1900 - Jul 30 1995 w/William Theodore Evans, d/o Maggie and Benjamin C. Myers
Evans, William Theodore Nov 11 1901 - Jan 27 1970 M/ Jun 10 1920
Evans, Jr., William Theodore Feb 28 1921 - Apr 27 1966 “SC ARM 1 USNR WWII”
Jackson, Emmette C. Sep 29 1898 - Nov 8 1952
Jackson, Blanche Brown Dec 12 1902 - Mar 22 1968 w/o Emmette C Brown, d/o Joseph Robert Brown
Jackson, Infant 13 Jun 1931 d/o E C & Blance Jackson
Mains, Audrey Brown Sep 20 1919 - Mar 18 1950 gd/o Willis James Brown, d/o Henry Earl Brown
Mains, Sr., John James Jan 17 1923 - Jul 24 1988
Meyers, Julia Ann Jun 14 1858 - Mar 29 1925 d/o John Charles & Elizabeth Baxter Myers(Spelled “Meyers” on tombstone)
Myers, Elizabeth Jane Baxter Jul 21 1839 - Nov 10 1924 w/o John Charles Myers, d/o Daniel & Rebecca Jane Baxter
Myers, John Charles Oct 1 1832 - Mar 18 1876
Myers, Derriel I. Nov 12 1896 - Mar 10 1951 “SC Y3 USNRF WWI”
Myers, Benjamin C. Sep 13 1875 - Oct 31 1959
Myers, Maggie O. Brown Dec 29 1872 - Mar 6 1962 d/o Willis James Brown, m/Benjamin Myers Oct 11 1894
Peeples, Gwendolyn C. Dec 25 1930 - Oct 30 1993 d/o Meta and Jabez Cato
Sawadski, Perrine Brown Oct 10 1909 - Oct 6 1954 d/o Joseph Robert Brown
Spaulding, Thomas C. Feb 22 1876 - Feb 16 1951
Stevens, Jesse Sep 4 1868 - Jun 29 1919
Walling, Martha Jun 14 1816 - Jan 25 1885 possibly sis/o Rebecca Jane Walling Baxter
White, William Barton Jun 3 1853 - Nov 10 1898 b/o Sallie White Brown


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