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Dinkins Cemetery
Located off of Dinkins Mill Road

Sumter County, S.C.

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CLARK, John M. 'In memory of; A native of Massachusetts, an the oldest son of Joseph & Elizabeth Clark, He came into South Carolina Oct 1816 and died suddenly at Rafting Creek May 5, 1829 Age 37 years'.

DINKINS, Robert Brownfield Jr. Jun 8, 1942-Dec 3, 1995

DINKINS, Robert Brownfield Aug 21, 1906-Dec 13, 1980 in Sumter, SC s/o Robert Brownfield and Mattie Doby Dinkins; Married Loretto Porcher Phifer Oct 10,  1939 from their union; Robert Brownfield Jr., Charles William, David Hastings, Steven Lillington. He was a gentle compassionate man of character and integrity who served both God and country, he devoted himself to family and friends, loved by all who knew him.

DINKINS, Loretto Phifer Mar 19, 1914-Jul 8, 1996 in Sumter, SC d/o Charles McKnight Phifer and Louisa Williams Phifer, from this union, four sons and fourteen grandchildren, her children arise up and call her blessed, her husband also and he praiseth  her, many daughters have done virtuously but thou excellenced them all. She was a member of the Phifer Orchestra, she faithfully served Christ for over 75 years at the First Baptist Church in Sumter; She was an inspiration spiritually and musically to all.

Asa   Aug 1, 1771-Nov 15, 1819
Mary Ann Jennings Oct 23, 1775-Dec 27, 1836 w/o Asa Dinkins
Their children: Emily Dinkins, Larkin Dinkins, Maria Ann Dinkins, William Dinkins, Lucius Dinkins, Laurel Dinkins, Tyre Dinkins, Langdon Hastings Dinkins, Wiley Dinkins, James Dinkins and Sarah Dinkins.

William May 18, 1746-Dec 6, 1819 Pvt 5 SC Con Regt Rev War
Sarah Wright Aug 21, 1750-Apr 4, 1791 w/o of William Dinkins
Their Children; Samuel Dinkins, William Dinkins Jr., Wright P. Dinkins, Sarah Dinkins and Asa Dinkins.

Robert E.  Age 30 years
Corneila B. Age 63 years

DINKINS, Frances Caroline 1851-1916

ATKINSON, Robert Eugene Aug 4, 1879-Dec 18, 1931

ATKINSON, Mary Courtney Aug 5, 1882-Dec 15, 1961

RUSSELL, Mary E. Feb 23, 1838-Nov 24, 1888 Age 50 years w/o Rev. James Russell

LENOIR, William Eugene Feb 6, 1858-Aug 14, 1909 “Brother”

BETHEA, Eugene 1888-1892

BETHEA, Lenoir 1893-1894

BETHEA, Joseph 1896-1897

BETHEA, Marion 1898-1901

Harris Covington 1860-1944 “He died as he lived, in the faith”
Mary Edisto Lenoir 1866-1933 “ Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God”

GORDON, Meta Josephine Dicus  Jun 7, 1924-Dec 11, 2004

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