Rockfish African Methodist Episcopal Church Cemetery

Surveyed by Myra & Keith Lanier April 2010

Located on Cornwallis Rd. 0.2 mile from the intersection of Cornwallis Rd. & Hwy # 41 on the left beside & behind the Church

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African American Cemetery

  • 1 Broken Stone 11-30-1861 to 1-13-1909
  • 1 Broken Stone No Other Info
  • 1 Grave Marked With Flowers
  • 2 Markers With Flowers No Other Info
  • 2 Stones With Wells No Other Info
  • 35 Stone Markers No Other Info
  • Andrews, Jake 6-6-1912 to 6-6-1996
  • Banks, Josh May Died 1-1952
  • Barden, Josephine Carter 10-24-1918 to 7-25-1994 My Children Price David Barden, James Henry Barden, Rebecca B. Boney, Pauline B. Peterson, Mildred Barden, Carrie M. Barden, Patricia B. Carr, Jacqueline B. Tanner, Guendolyn B. Carr, & Tyrone Barden (Deceased Infant Son)
  • Beamon, Willie J. 10-4-1951 to 1-13-1989
  • Blount, Mary P. 7-28-1903 to 8-3-1982
  • Blount, Sam Died 8-25-1963 Age 72 Years
  • Boney, Easter 1858 to 1916
  • Boney, Felix Husband of Rosella Boney Died 3-28-1903 Age 75 Years
  • Boney, Francis A. 5-14-1907 to 2-28-1990
  • Boney, Francis Died 1-1955 Age 86 Years
  • Boney, Johnnie I., Sr. 10-23-1927 to 12-26-2003
  • Boney, Malissie F. J. 3-28-1918 to 12-1-2005
  • Boney, Nancy E. 7-4-1853 to 2-7-1919
  • Boney, Waymond 5-8-1892 to 10-21-1971 NC PVT CO H 365 INF. WW I
  • Bryant, Dilcy No Other Info
  • Bryant, John William NC PVT 161 DEPOT BRIG 6-25-1936 to NOD
  • Bryant, Laura 11-30-1955 to NOD
  • Bryant, Vernette M. 5-2-1903 to 7-14-1984
  • Bryant, Walter K. 12-1998 to NOD
  • Carr, Edward L. 5-2-1956 to 1-16-1978
  • Carr, Jack Died 2-6-1947
  • Carr, Kitty 1851 to 1913
  • Carr, Levi N. 4-6-1915 to 1-22-1999
  • Carr, Levi Nixon 1-1999 to NOD
  • Carr, Mary L. 3-10-1915 to 4-12-2004
  • Carter, Carrie M. Hall 3-23-1881 to 6-8-1957
  • Carter, Darryl Peace 11-23-1968 to 12-14-1972 Child of Linnie & Janice Carter
  • Carter, Dennis Terell 2-10-1971 to 12-14-1972 Child of Linnie & Janice Carter
  • Carter, James Tyrone 3-10-1970 to 12-14-1972 Child of Linnie & Janice Carter
  • Carter, Linwood 9-2001 to NOD
  • Casey, Betsy O. Died 12-14-1945 Age 14 Years 1 Month & 9 Days
  • Chancy No Other Info
  • Coston, Muriel D. 3-17-1959 to 5-16-1975
  • Crumpler, Rena L. Murray Wife of James K. Crumpler 7-26-1904 to 8-1-1944
  • Daniels, Mary Love 6-9-1922 to 8-11-2006
  • Davis, Lillie H. A. 3-30-1929 to 5-13-2005
  • Dixon, Willie Caroll 1-10-1943 to 2-8-2003
  • Evans, Carolyn A. 8-28-1948 to 1-3-1985
  • Farrior, Evelyn N. 1-29-1948 to 7-4-2007
  • Ford, Patience Died 5-11-1961 Age 55 Years
  • Franklin, Lucretia M. 8-17-1913 to 6-18-1979
  • Glibbons, Mattie Lee 6-10-1935 to 1-18-1991
  • Goodson, Georgia Carter 7-9-1902 to 3-19-2006
  • Gray, Aaron 9-25-1911 to 6-18-1998
  • Gray, Elizabeth E. 1-6-1906 to 5-18-1999
  • Hand, Dollie Williams 2-7-1918 to 11-15-2000
  • Hand, James D. 6-29-1915 to 9-1978 MOMM 2 US NAVY WW II
  • Harrison, Bernice 5-14-1927 to 12-1-2003
  • Hatten, Crettie L. 10-23-1915 to 11-10-1999
  • Henderson, Bertha T. 11-9-1930 to 8-14-1995
  • Henry, Lloyd D. 6-18-1944 to 11-5-1973
  • Herring, Andrew 3-15-1866 to 12-8-1956
  • Herring, Martha W. 5-10-1868 to 2-5-1953
  • Herring, Thomas S. 11-10-1938 to9-18-2007
  • Highsmith, Clifton 8-1999 to NOD
  • Highsmith, Eddie No Other Info
  • Highsmith, Louise M. 3-13-1928 to 2-25-1989
  • Highsmith, Rita J. 1951 to 1982
  • James, Olivia N. 9-22-1945 to 9-2-1981
  • James, Sears, Sr. 2-4-1897 to 6-12-1995
  • Jordon, Dawson 6-23-1892 to 2-17-1977
  • Jordon, Gene Gregory 12-23-1967 to 9-2-1994 US ARMY
  • Jordon, James R. 1936 to 1993
  • Jordon, Mary A. 9-23-1935 to 10-22-1962
  • Jordon, Rosa Bell 9-6-1919 to 12-4-1988
  • Jordon, William E. 3-2-1915 to 7-3-1990
  • Lawery, Annie C. 8-13-1933 to 11-23-1972
  • Lawrence, Cora 2-9-1912 to 11-30-1992
  • Lawrence, Joseph, Jr. 12-20-1948 to 4-14-1994
  • Lawrence, Willie Mae 1-2-1925 to 3-16-1986
  • Love, Annie Julia 4-4-1933 to 3-28-2010
  • Love, Charlie 3-7-1913 to 10-24-1941
  • Love, Iola Murphy 10-5-1926 to 3-17-2006
  • Love, Jimmy 9-1-1939 to 8-10-2000
  • Love, Julia J. 1894 to 1980
  • Love, Lee Davis 1-19-1928 to 1-17-1999
  • Love, Willie 3-22-1918 to 7-24-1985 US ARMY WW II
  • Lowe, Dorothy W. 12-12-1935 to 12-16-1998
  • Mathis, Lillie Love 12-6-1924 to 9-4-1976
  • Matthews, Lois S. 8-6-1908 to 9-18-1974
  • McCoy, Lucille W. 1906 to 1985
  • McKenzie, Gloria W. 1946 to 2000
  • McMillan, Mae G. 8-26-1934 to 11-28-2002
  • McMillan, Martha C. 2-7-1888 to 11-23-1919
  • McMillan, Oscar 7-4-1898 to 10-9-1971 NC PVT 441 RES LABOR BN QMC WW I
  • McMillan, Roberta L. 7-16-1908 to 6-22-1983
  • McMillan, Walter 7-8-1905 to 2-15-1977
  • Melvin, Atwood 2-24-1912 to 11-1979
  • Miller, Georgia M. 2-18-1929 to 9-6-2009
  • Miller, Wilma W. 8-28-1924 to 11-14-1994
  • Moore, Lynette 1950 to 2009
  • Murphy, Ada M. Hand 12-9-1921 to 4-15-2009
  • Murphy, Sophia W. 9-26-1909 to 12-7-2001
  • Murray, C. Odell 12-5-1904 to 12-20-1979
  • Murray, Connie 9-1-1933 to 11-7-1995
  • Murray, Cora Lee 1-13-1907 to 3-17-1984
  • Murray, Hillery 1845 to 11-12-1919
  • Murray, Isabella P. 11-23-1907 to 6-4-1970
  • Murray, John A. 1906 to 1958
  • Murray, Sue Bert 4-15-1910 to 8-7-1997
  • Murray, Thomas J. NC PVT SN CORPS 5-1-1959 to NOD
  • Murray, William L. 4-12-1932 to 4-24-1998
  • Murray, Willie L. 1925 to 1980 PFC US ARMY WW II
  • Newkirk, Annie L. 9-25-1917 to 6-6-1988
  • Newkirk, James Noah 12-22-1915 to 8-3-1979
  • Parker, Elma 3-22-1909 to 12-22-1998
  • Pearsall, Earnest 1896 to 1977
  • Pearsall, Samuel 3-6-1922 to 7-13-1973
  • Penister, Jacquelin D. 2-7-1953 to 2-15-1992
  • Peterson, Alfonso 2-27-1939 to 10-21-1987
  • Peterson, Bertha 12-6-1883 to 2-20-1970
  • Peterson, Gentile 10-18-1877 to 6-1-1961
  • Peterson, Helen 12-10-1920 to 6-20-2004
  • Peterson, Helen 2006 No Other Info
  • Peterson, James, Jr. No Other Info
  • Peterson, Janie 2-10-1888 to 8-27-1960
  • Peterson, Matthew No Other Info
  • Peterson, Norman 9-22-1910 to 10-23-1968
  • Peterson, W. H. Died 6-30-1924 Age 46 Years
  • Peterson, Wade 7-4-1886 to 12-22-1961
  • Peterson, Zilph Cannot read
  • Pickett, Gertrude B. 12-22-1929 to 6-16-2002
  • Powell, Elliot No Other Info
  • Powers, Thelma P. No Other Info
  • Reed, Zula M. 11-30-1919 to 3-25-1987
  • Rollins, Judy P. 6-3-1894 to 6-1-1945
  • Rollins, Michael 4-3-1964 to 6-12-1997 Son of Rev. John Rollins
  • Roulette, Leona Williams 7-1-1928 to 2-17-1975
  • Rouse, James P. 10-1-1909 to 6-12-1981
  • Rouse, Luetta 9-5-1912 to 8-28-1977
  • Sellars, Charity 1-1855 to 11-14-1921 Daughter of J. F. & M. A. Williams
  • Sellars, Suelar Bell 1889 to 7-1911 Daughter of Jim & Charity Sellars
  • Sheffield, Abia 1-8-1922 to 11-10-2006
  • Shower, Pearl 1-24-1913 to 3-30-1962
  • Showers, Frank 8-4-1887 to 1-22-1978 SGT US ARMY WW I
  • Simmons, Ervin 1953 to 2004
  • Sloan, Gladys M. 5-27-1930 to 4-28-2009
  • Spencer, James 4-2-1918 to NOD
  • Spencer, Melvin P. 11-6-1920 to 10-3-1999
  • Teachey, Collistia Wells Wife of J. J. Teachey Died 11-18-1925 Age 49 Years
  • Thomas, Hazel L. 8-16-1904 to 3-29-1980
  • Turner, Adell 9-19-1907 to 11-6-1985
  • Turner, Dazerine F. 8-3-1928 to 10-2-2000
  • Turner, James T. 7-15-1916 to 11-12-1987
  • Turner, Lucille W. 9-8-1922 to 12-12-1993
  • Turner, Timothy Edison “Buddy” 10-20-1922 to 2-15-2004
  • Underwood, Mary L. 3-26-1920 to 11-28-2000
  • Vaughn, Tyrone 1-12-1954 to 9-5-1986 L CPL USMC
  • Wallace, Brester Capot 9-27-1912 to 5-25-1972
  • Wallace, Herman 8-23-1920 to 9-24-1977
  • Wallace, Hildred 9-11-1940 to 12-2-2000
  • Wallace, Hillard 8-10-1910 to 9-17-1953
  • Wallace, Joe Davis 12-9-1945 to 1-17-2003
  • Wallace, Maceo 8-18-1923 to 1-26-1977
  • Wallace, Maeola 1-22-1921 to 4-10-1989
  • Wells, Alice Died 10-8-1959
  • Wells, Emly C. Daughter of Sam & Lucy Wells 1-14-1916 to 6-25-1926
  • Wells, Frank, Jr. 10-30-1932 to 5-28-1999
  • Wells, Jessie No Other Info
  • Wells, Lucy C. Wife of Sam. A. Wells Died 3-16-1918 Age 34 Years
  • Wells, Nellie No Other Info
  • Wells, Wallace Sam 11-28-1940 to 11-28-1994
  • Wells, Zylphia 6-16-1903 to 7-16-1945
  • Williams, Beulah Love 3-4-1926 to 1-3-1994
  • Williams, Catherine 7-8-1915 to 12-27-2004
  • Williams, Earnest F. 5-31-1915 to 8-22-1970
  • Williams, Ellen Larkin 3-31-1951 to 12-5-1998
  • Williams, Helen Wakefield 12-14-1937 to 9-18-2007
  • Williams, James 4-1-1820 to 4-24-1904
  • Williams, Janie L. 10-1-1885 to 11-25-1972
  • Williams, Jerry Marvin 4-29-1955 to 3-26-2010
  • Williams, John S. 5-31-1910 to 2-20-1984
  • Williams, Johnnie, Sr. 1894 to 1986
  • Williams, Joseph Tucker 1939 to 2007
  • Williams, Lila Hayes 3-25-1900 to 5-3-1974
  • Williams, Lonnie Stevenson 8-26-1954 to 4-25-1979 SP4 US ARMY
  • Williams, Lottie Murphy 5-23-1933 to 4-23-1994
  • Williams, Martha C. 2-28-1869 to 3-1-1947
  • Williams, Mary Boney 11-25-1900 to 7-16-1992
  • Williams, Mathew P. 10-17-1884 to 9-5-1896
  • Williams, Rosa H. 2-22-1888 to 3-5-1981
  • Williams, Sarah Mother of Nancy Williams 9-20-1911 to 10-19-1991
  • Williams, Sherman 5-8-1875 to 10-21-1945
  • Williamson, Lucille C. 9-14-1906 to 3-21-1983
  • Wilson, Sarah M. 9-1-1915 to 3-30-1991

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