Colonial Cemetery

Lenoir County, NC

Surveyed by Glenn Fields July 2008




The following is a complete listing of the tombstones in the Colonial Cemetery in Lenoir County, NC.

Location From Kinston on Hwy 70/258 (Queen St) turn left on W Shine St. Cemetery is between Queen St and S Hermitage St off of W Shine St.

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    The epitaphs are as follows:

    Nathan C Blount July 12th 1787 April 6th 1849 Mary Cornell Wife of Doct L L Coleman Who was born Aug 28th A D 1829 And died Oct 22nd A D 1848 In Memory of Blount Coleman Who was born Jan 3 A D 1792 And died May 14 A D 1847 In Memory of Blount Son of L L & Mary G Coleman Born Aug 1 1847 Died Aug 2 1847 Susan Elizabeth Daughter of Col. Blount Coleman And wife of Henry R Strong Died July 29 1852 21 Yrs 1 Mth & 16 Dys According to a 1957 Free Press article written by Miriam Maynard, an infant son, William A, who died August 8 1852 at age one month and three days is buried beside her. In Memory of JNo W Cobb Who was born Aug 26th 1827 & died Sept 30th 1849 SACRED to the memory of George Washington Cobb Born February 13th 1834 Died February 5th 1835 or 55 JNo Henry Infant son of Jno H & H E A Peebles Born Sept 1 1845 Died Oct 30 1949 John Cobb Infant son of John H & H E A PEEBLES Born July 17th 1845 Died March 21st 1846 HARRIET Daughter of John H & Harriet PEEBLES Born Oct 17 1843 Died Aug 3 1844 In Memory of Thomas Edmunds Son of John H & H E A Peebles Born March 17 1851 Died July 10 1852 William Cobb Son of J H & H E A Peebles Was born Aug 26 1853 Died Sept 18 1853 Edward Stanly Son of J H & H E A Peebles Was born March 5 1855 Died May 28 1855 Twin Son & Daughter of J H & H E A Peebles Was born June 10 1856 Died June 28 1856 SACRED To the memory of Harriet Olivia Daughter of John H & Harriet E A Peebles Born Oct 26th 1859 Sept 25th 1860 SACRED To the memory of Louisa Augusta Daughter of John H & Harriet E A Peebles Born June 12th 1858 Died Sept 9th 1862 SACRED To the memory of John Henry Peebles Born September 7th 1813 Died October 6th 1884 Harriette E A Peebles Wife of John H Peebles Born August 15 1822 Died May 15 1898 In memory of Olivia Wife of Doct R Knox Who died March 1 1839 Aged 30 years According to a 1957 Free Press article written by Miriam Maynard, she was a Kilpatrick. Reuben Huntley Son of Reuben & Olivia Knox Died February 17 1836 Aged 1 year 10 months & 10 days In memory of Mary Eliza Daughter of Blount and Ann Coleman Who departed this life 10th December 1823 Aged 1 year 7 month & 14 days In memory of Susannah Wife of Alexander Kilpatrick of Green County, NC who departed this life January 12th 1818 Aged 45 years 11 months & 21 days In memory of Alexander Kilpatrick who died April 24th 1837 aged 23 years 8 mos Broken stone NOI In memory of Susan Elizabeth Holland 2nd daughter of William & Susan Holland Who was born Jan 20th 1836 Died April 6th 1837 In memory of Sarah Olivia Holland Daughter of William & Susan Holland Who was born Aug 3rd 1834 Died Nov 23rd 1841 In memory of William Holland MD Who was born Dec 28th 1801 Died Nov 22nd 1842 SACRED to the memory of John Cobb Born May 2nd 1776 Died May 31st 1834

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