Croom Cemetery (Joseph R. Croom)

Surveyed by Glenn Fields April 2009.

Location:  North of NC Hwy 55 between Seven Springs and Kinston. Approximately 2.5 miles from the intersection of Hwys 55 & 11 turn right onto Croom-Bland Road which is in the first curve. Cemetery is about .5 mi. on the right behind a mobile home.

Listings

Double stone
T Roosevelt Casper
July 16 1903
July 5 1985
Blanch A Casper
Feb 15 1913
July 13 2001

Walter Howard
Oct 2 1921
Aug 1 1987

Norman R Mitchell
Sept 2 1940
June 8 2008
“Hot Rod”

Rufus Aldridge
US Army
World War II
Sept 22 1922
Jan 16 1981

Janice Fay
Daughter of
Clifford W & Betty
Hudson
July 31 1944
April 13 1945

Broken Stone
NOI

Kinsey Aldridge
Nov 26 1861
Aug 26 1934

Josephine Aldridge
1880
March 2 1957

Clara Gilbert Aldridge
Mar 22 1907
Sept 3 1944

Burrell Aldridge
Son of
Kinsey & Josephine Aldridge
Nov 2 1910
Dec 17 1983

Doris Wetherington Whaley Jackson
Nov 10 1927
Aug 30 1989

William Guy Wetherington
North Carolina
CPL CO F
120 Infantry
World War I
August 1 1895
March 17 1964
PH

Essie Wetherington Long
Nov 15 1906
April 16 1968

Herbert R Long
July 30 1908
Feb 7 1973

Clifton Ray
Son of
Bobby C &
Catherine W
Wetherington
Our Little Man
We Love You
Jan 7 1965
July 5 1989

Bessie A Collins
1900 – 1928

Charlie Collins
Died 1926

Thomas E Aldridge
Nov 10 1950
Mar 21 1987

Wooden marker
NOI

Father
Samuel C Dail
March 11 1867
March 10 1906

C B Dail
Born
Nov 12 1824
Died
Aug 8 1891

Matilda
Wife of
C B Dail
Born
Nov 14 1829
Died
June 12 1905

Andrew Aldridge Jr
1916
NOI

Annie Laura
Wife of Andrew Aldridge
Born
May 27 1877
Died
May 16 1916

Andrew A Aldridge
Aug 29 1876
Jan 11 1944

Ruby A Casper
1904 – 1959

Leslie Aldridge
1910 – 1927

Willard A
Son of Z W &
Gladys Brown
Born
April 28 1926
Died
Jan 8 1928

Gladys A Brown
1902 – 1930

Sammy Zearge Davis Gardner
May 16 1878
March 29 1936

Concrete marker
NOI

2nd Lt Charles S Croom
Co E 61 N C Inf
CSA
Aug 1 1839
March 26 1876

Elizabeth Croom
Born March 13 1873
NOI

1st Sgt Henry N Croom
Co A 40 N C Troops
CSA
Nov 6 1829
Jan 11 1900

Sarah A Croom
Wife of
Jerry Sutton
March 13 1854
Aug 6 1937

Vivian
Wife of
J G Haynes
Born
Jan 6 1878
Died
March 9 1907

L L Croom
Born 1885
Dorn (sic) 1906

Close up of previous grave

J A Croom
Born 1850
NOI

Close up of previous grave

Mary E Croom
Born Dec 30 18(?)5
Died Oct 25 1937

Close up of previous grave

Double stone
CROOM
Rudolph
July 8 1878
Sept 6 1939
And Wife
Annie Bessie Nichols
Sept 8 1880
May 19 1950

Mother
Ann Mariah
Wife of
W A Croom
Born
April 19 1842
Died
March 29 1919

Father
William A Croom
Born
Oct 9 1837
Died
Nov 30 1899

Henry Phineas
Son of
William A & Ann M Croom
Born July 13 1864
Died Apr 12 1883

Eugene
Son of
Wm A & Ann M
Croom
Born
Oct 11 1872
Died
July 25 1873

Conoly
Son of
Wm A & Ann M
Croom
Born
Jan 26 &
Died
Oct 8 1871

Joseph R Croom
Apr 4 1807
Mar 23 1860

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Nancy Croom
July 5 1804
Sept 2 1889

Lucy Cauley Brock
Daughter of
Stephen C & Emma E Cauley
May 13 1891
Aug 25 1939

Concrete grave top of
Previous grave

Double stone
Stephen C Cauley
Dec 25 1862
July 30 1915
Emma E
June 3 1868
Sept 24 1922

Concrete grave top of
Previous grave

Concrete grave top of
Previous grave

Concrete grave top of
Previous grave

Dollie Mae
Wife of
Percy Cauley
May 1 1902
June 30 1922

Concrete grave top of
Previous grave

Concrete grave top of
Previous grave

Grave top
NOI

Grave top
NOI

Grave top
NOI

Mother
Nancy Haynes
Wife of
Seth Croom
Dec 22 1883
Dec 14 1940

Seth Croom
June 15 1882
Jan 27 1952

Marie B Croom
May 6 1920
July 26 1949

Harry Lee
Son of
J J & Mary M Croom
Aug 17 1920
June 17 1940

Eva
Daughter of
J J & Mary Croom
Sept 3 1915
Sept 6 1915

Mary Moore
Wife of
Jesse J Croom
Aug 1 1879
Dec 21 1950

Jesse J Croom
Feb 14 1862
Sept 22 1954

Maud M
Wife of
J J Croom
Born
Aug 29 1869
Died
May 30 1910

Infant of
J J & M M Croom

Ada
Daughter of
J J & M M Croom
Born
Oct 14 1899
Died
Jan 10 1901

Double stone
CROOM
Father
Rufus P
Aug 20 1874
Nvo 27 1931
Mother
Meta Haynes
Oct 2 1881
Oct 13 1941

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