Bethany Methodist Church Cemetery

Lenoir County, NC

Surveyed by Jane Garner March 2008




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

Location From Kinston , head southwest on NC-11 S/NC-55 W (the Greenville Highway). Not far from Cunningham Road, which is perpendicular to NC-11, take a slight right off of NC-11 onto NC-55. Go about 3 miles and take a slight right onto Seth West Road. Go 0.7 miles and turn left onto British Road. Once you turn onto British Road, you will see Bethany Methodist Church on the right. The cemetery is at the church.

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    The epitaphs are as follows:

    James Alex Daughety Aug. 2, 1936 April 1, 1997 Hildah Ann Daughety July 20, 1905 April 16, 1994 FS Hildah Ann Daughety Granny Unreadable Dau. Of J. L. & Hilda Daughety Nov. 15, 19? Nov. 16, 19? Lucine(?) White Rest of Stone is Unreadable Our Daddy James L. Daughety May 20, 1896 Dec. 8, 1943 (footstone) James L. Daughety North Carolina Nancy West Dixon May 8, 1875 April 13, 1958 Rev. F. E. Dixon Oct. 14, 1872 June 6, 1940 Hope J. Dixon Feb. 20, 1905 Aug. 8, 1929 Garland K. Dixon Dec. 9, 1900 June 29, 1902 Nancy Moye Wife of Wm. H. West Born Jan. 11, 1836 Died Aug. 8, 1866 William Henry West Born Aug. 23, 1828 Died Oct. 20, 1892 Emma Estelle Daughter of Seth & Laura A. West Born Nov. 28, 1888 Died Sept. 11, 1893 Susie D. Wife of W. H. West Born Nov. 10, 1844 Died Jan. 2, 1905 Infant of Seth & Laura A. West Unreadable Ida C. Daughter of Seth & Laura A. West Born Jan. 6, 1881 (?) Died Aug. 15, 1881 Infant of Seth & Laura A. West Born May 14, 1879 Kathleen Daught. Of Seth & Laura A. West Born Feb. 22, 1898 Died June 29 (?), 1898 Eula Mae Cox Jan. 24, 1925 June 20, 2007 Joseph W. Kilpatrick June 4, 1876 June 27, 1956 Franklin Napoleon West Dec. 10, 1853 Nov. 25, 1910 Uncle Robert Lee West June 8, 1864 March 21, 1895 Father Paul E. West Feb. 12, 1894 March 6, 1952 Robert L. Son of E. R. & Susie C. West Mar. 24, 1899 Apr. 27, 1919 J. Emma Wife of E. R. West Dec. 5, 1872 (?) May 20, 1923 Father Edward R. West April 8, 1861 Feb. 24, 1939 Susie R.(?) Wife of E. R. West Oct. 26, 1878 Died Sept 4, 1904 (?) Joseph Watson Son of E. R. & S. C. West Born March 10, 1902 Died Oct. 30, 1903 Double Stone West Mother Bessie Ann Feb 3, 1884 Nov. 22, 1957 Father Zeb Vance Jan. 6, 1876 July 5, 1939 Double Stone James L. West Mar. 8, 1850 Mar. 20, 1898 Margaret West Oct. 19, 1858 Oct. 5, 1896 Nina Willie West Dau. Of Margaret Ann & James Lewis West Mar. 10, 1884 Feb 25, 1959 Loranie (?) West Oct. 9, 1914 Dec. 24, 1921 Virginia West Aug. 27, 1927 Aug. 31, 1937 Double Stone Ada West Carpenter Feb. 12, 1880 May 24, 1968 Seymour B. Carpenter June 2, 1876 Sept. 3, 1922 Mother Sophia Alice Wife of Jesse F. Evans Dec. 2, 1856 Sept. 8, 1916 (The West and Evans families believe that Jesse F. Evans is buried beside Sophia, but no headstone is there.) Double Stone Thomas Lindsey May 28, 1827 (?) June 30, 1902 Hanna Lindsey Mar. 4, 1836 Jan. 27, 1909 James L. Daughety Jr. April 27, 1923 April 8, 1991 Double Stone James LaFayette Daughety Dec. 2, 1888 Dec. 20, 1859 Bertie West Nov. 15, 1896 May 4, 1986 Edward Milton Son of J. L. & Elizabeth Daughety May 31, 1913 April 6, 1930 William Vann Donerson North Carolina PVT. 119 Inf. 30 Div. October 10, 1918 Mary Ann Wife of W. V. Donnerson March 17, 1882 or 1892 Nov. 10, 1912 Lewis Henry Evans CO K, 2 NC Regt. CSA March 21, 1843 June 6, 1903 Seymour B. Carpenter June 2, 1876 Sept. 3, 1922 Mary James Wife of Adolphus S. Powell Sept. 28, 1864 Oct. 15, 1940 A.S. Powell Mar. 15, 1864 Feb. 4, 1934 Unreadable Levi Floyed (?) Son of A. S. & M. J. Powell In loving memory of Our dear father E. J. Cox Died Dec. 18, 1891 Aged 74 yrs. 3 mos. & 6 days Albert Robertson Apr. 24, 1880 June 8, 1927 Double Stone Glennie Abby Perry Daughter of Frances Watson 1878-1953 Edward Calvin Perry Son of Joseph & Sarah Perry 1860-1936 Willie May Kilpatrick Wife of O. H. Rhem Born Apr. 28, 1879 Died Jan. 17, 1953 John E. Kilpatrick Nov. 4, 1892 (?) Jun. 7, 1910 (?) Double Stone J. C Kilpatrick May ?, 1844 Dec. 25, 1899 Sarah D. Kilpatrick Nov. 3, 1861 May 30, 1904 Unreadable Daughter of H. G. & Huldah A. White Born Jan. 27, 1900 Died Sept. 1, 1902 Unreadable Daughter of H. G. & Huldah A. White Unreadable Huldah Unreadable Wife of H. G. White Born Oct. 12, 1878 (?) Died Aug. 4, 1917 (?) Unreadable Mother Sister Nina Iola White Jul. 4, 1920 Jan. 5, 1999 Leone E. Daug. Of H. G. & Huldah Whte Nov. 9, 1905 July 5, 1925 Margaret A. White Oct. 30, 1878 Jan. 27, 1964 Double Stone Tyndall Infant Son April 18, 1935 Susie W. Sept. 14, 1907 Mar 9, 1996 Leo F. Sept. 21, 1906 Aug. 18, 1982 Seth West Died Feb. 18, 1907 Age 55 Yrs. 11 Mos. An Honest Man The Noblest Work of God. Laura Ann West Mar. 8, 1857 Jan. 9, 1939 Mabel W. Griffith Jan. 5, 1887 Jan. 4, 1970 Hazel D. West Sept. 13, 1899 May 20, 1923 Seth L. West May 25, 1893 June 18, 1965 W. Hampton West Dec. 8, 1876 Mar. 3, 1943 Lottie Alexander Wife of George West Jan. 22, 1865 Aug. 28, 1949 George West July 3, 1862 May 23, 1937

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