Thomas Dawson Cemetery

Lenoir County, NC

Surveyed by Glenn Fields August 2008




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

Location From Hwy 70 in Kinston take Jenny Lind Rd. turn left on Bear Creek Rd, then right onto Ben F Herring Rd. Cemetery is on the left in the field surrounded by trees.

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    The epitaphs are as follows:

    Double stone ELMORE Wife Lucy Herring July 5 1906 Sept 9 1986 Husband Lester May Nov 6 1901 Apr 3 1955 Double stone HERRING Lucy Jane Dawson Apr 11 1874 Aug 19 1942 Benjamin Franklin July 18 1874 Dec 16 1959 Frances W Herring June 22 1901 July 1 1990 Jake Herring Oct 8 1881 Oct 15 1959 Double stone HERRING Emma Clyde Cowen Oct 5 1912 Apr 26 1993 Tommie Franklin Oct 25 1905 Aug 16 1960 Ira W Dawson Feb 24 1870 Feb 20 1927 John W Dawson Died March 9 1920 Age 36 years Hugh Mac Lane 1877 1918 Barbara Hines Lane 1878 1930 Zella Dawson Brown Aug 31 1884 Jan 24 1938 Seth Dawson Born March 29 1871 Died May 30 1915 Clyde Son of Seth & Zella Dawson Died Aug 13 1908 Aged 2 mos Double stone HEATH Gertrude D Dec 25 1888 Aug 25 1966 Henry T May 12 1886 Feb 15 1947 Double stone DAWSON Della Nov 30 1848 Oct 15 1908 Thomas June 10 1840 Dec 20 1895 Mamie Lane 1914 1918 Franklin Lane Born & Died 1898 Levi Andrew Dawson North Carolina PFC US Army World War I PH Feb 2 1894 Dec 7 1961 Double stone DAWSON Andrew L Oct 4 1864 Dec 29 1920 Hannah Herring Apr 1 1871 July 3 1913 Archie Franklin Son of Andrew L & Hannah H Dawson NOI Infant of Andrew L & Hannah H Dawson NOI George Lindsey Son of Andrew L & Hannah H Dawson NOI Infant of Andrew L & Hannah H Dawson NOI Huldy A Daughter of T & D Dawson Born Nov 10 1879 Died Aug 12 1882 Virginia Daughter of T & D Dawson Born May 20 1876 Died Oct 2 1881 Elbert Son of T & D Dawson Born Dec 7 1872 Died July 10 1881 Double stone PELLETIER Myrtle D 1878 - 1950 Robert L 1871 1920 Doc Son of R L & Myrtle Pelletier Sept 7 1914 Oct 22 1917 Double stone PELLETIER Helen Hunt May 1 1920 NOD Hazel Haynes May 1920 May 10 2007 DAWSON NOI

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