Black River Cemetery
Sumter County, S.C.
Transcription and information donated to
the Sumter County SCGenWeb site
by Anita Schwartz.
This cemetery is located near the Black River.
From Sumter, take Hwy 378 east toward I-95.
Approaching the swamp and after crossing the third bridge
the cemetery is on a hill in the woods on right.
It is after third bridge and before first median-crossing.
The approximate GPS location is:
Long 33.900217 and Lat -80.163460
"This cemetery has been planted with ground palms, daffodils andwhite
bells among others.
I believe many of the stones have fallen & are
covered w/understory debris;
It is very overgrown and in need of
I will volunteer my time to help any descendants interested
in an effort to restore and preserve this cemetery."
~ Denotes same stone
FORTUNE, William- Mar 17, 1859-Nov 19, 1907
FORTUNE, Julia R.- died April 1911 age 44 yrs
FORTUNE, Nelson- 1862-May 20, 1911 age 49 yrs
NED, Tillie- Jun 17, 1881-Dec 9, 1951
d/o Sciple & Viennia MONROE;
w/o Jeff Ned (plot lined w/planted white bells).
Aug 6, 1910-Nov 11, 1936;
DAVIS, Joan Toney-
Oct 30, 1922-Aug 10, 1955
Jul 5, 1862-Jul 1, 1938
SC Pvt 156 Depot BRIC Dec 19, 1938
died Nov 20, 1947;
Mother of 13 children,
and 52 great-grandchildren.
BEN, Isaac- 1858-1930
~ Caroline- 1860-1934
Oct 18, 1905-Apr 19, 1936,
w/o Nelson Toney.
died May 6, 1930
age 48 yrs, w/o Tom Fortune.
1868-Aug 20, 1941
PRINCE, Charlie W.-
Jul 7, 1860-Apr 2, 1922
PRINCE, Frankie E.-
Oct 7, 1904-Aug 23, 1923
PRINCE, F. J.-
died Dec 5, 1929 age 65
?IBRONS, ---- d/o Shaw & Ella
-stone has fallen and is covered w/soil.
died May 7, 1935 age 62 yrs
Sept 11, 1878-Oct 30, 1925
Feb 6, 1880-Jan 1, 1950
Our Mother -only top of broken stone remains.
died Feb 8, 1941 age 65
died May 1855 or 1955?
-stone fallen and covered.
10 or more unmarked graves
to Sumter County
Old Sumter District
and Palmetto State Roots
© 2009 Cynthia
Sumter County, SCGenWeb