EDWIN FEREBEE Cemetery (Update 2009)

The following information is recorded in the Camden County Cemeteries Volume II compiled by Gloria Twiddy Wesner. During the week of February 9, 2009 the resting ground of the Ferebee family was cleaned up and additional tombstones were located. With Gloria’s permission we are publishing the information in her book and the names on the additional stones found.

Location: South side of Run Swamp Road state road 1201 – .1 mile east from Lamb’s Road state road 1208; N36 21.145 W76 09.664 (Information from WPA RECORDS)


Edwin Ferebee, MD
Husband of Mary E. Ferebee

Oct. 4, 1819
Oct. 23, 1880

Mary E. Ferebee (maiden name-Boushal)
Wife of Edwin Ferebee

Oct. 23, 1827 (note: her husband died on her birthday)
July 10, 1911

Robert Lee Ferebee

Feb. 1, 1865
Nov. 20, 1881

Wiley Grandy Ferebee

Jan. 21, 1858
Oct. 16, 1895

Tombstones found February 2009

Sarah (was she a Ferebee?)
Wife of Edmond Arnold

born April 15, 1843
died Nov. 22, 1905

(according to the 1880 census records they had at least two children…John and Quinton)

On same stone (brother and sister)

Edwin Ferebee, MD (Camden County death records show that he never married)

1860-1930

Mary F. Applewhite

April 13, 1862
May 12, 1933

Mary was the daughter of Edwin and Mary Ferebee and the wife of E. P. Applewhite. She was living in Shawboro when she died according to her death certificate. She died of stomach cancer.

Small marker beside Wiley Ferebee reads WGF may be a footstone that has been moved

Three ballast stones were also located in the cemetery

For more information contact: Christine Brothers Ambrose – cbambrose@mchsi.com

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