Becton Cemetery

Lenoir County, NC

Surveyed by Jeanette Corcoran July 2008

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

Location at 1735 Dallas Turner Road, Kinston NC behind the William Blackman Becton Homestead which is over 200+ years old. The house’s front entrance opens into a field; Dallas Turner Road (State Road 1918) and its official mailbox face the back of the house. From Lenoir Community College, take Hwy 58 South for 8 miles. At a big white house (Joe Williams) on the left set off from the road, make a right turn onto Dallas Turner Road and continue approximately 1.2 miles. At the mailbox 1735, follow path along back of the house into area of equipment and barns. The Cemetery is situated amidst farm implements and tools.

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    The epitaphs are as follows:

    Eliza Jane Becton 1835-1923 Elvia Whaley Becton 1798-1877 Jarman Becton 1833-1886 Jessie B Daughter of W B & Lillie Becton Sep 19 1909 Apr 15 1910 Lillian Wees Becton 1870-1930 Lillie Bryan Becton 1882-1972 Millard Filmore Becton 1866-1906 William Blackman Becton 1874-1961

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