Charles McArthur Cemetery

Lenoir County, NC

Surveyed by Josh Waller February 2008
Resurveyed by Horace Wiggins May 2012

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

Location On Hwy 58 about a mile or two past Kinston High School; it is just past Tilghman Mill Rd on the right in a field.

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    GPS Coordinates:
    35.315644 N
    77.566214 W

    The epitaphs are as follows:

    Charles McArthur Oct 19 1822 Nov 25 1883 Eunice Thelma Daughter of G L & Martha Moore Oct 27 1897 Jan 3 1899 Cammie Lillian Daughter of Pete & Mamie Jenkins Oct 29 1915 Nov 4 1916 Lemuel H Son of G L & Martha Moore Dec 16 1889 Aug 5 1896 The following info comes from Josh Waller

    Charles McArthur and Descendants Charles McArthur (b 19 Oct 1822 d Nov. 1880) came from Pitt County into Greene County about 1848 and married Martha Ann Heidleberg (b 1829 d 1896) (daughter of Samuel T Heidleberg of Greene County, NC) Nine children lived to be grown and possibly others died young. (as found on census) They are: Richard Scott (b 1852 d 1898) Henry Clay Sr (b 1857 d 1910), twin George Benjamin apparntly died as a young man, Sarah (b 1858 d 1882), Mary (b 1861 d 1923) Martha (b 1862 d 1929), Annie Laura (b 1864 d 1919) William Albert (Bert) (b 1867 d 1924), Georgia (Abe) (b 1869 d 1937), Charles ( b 1871 d 1935).

    I found an earlier transcribed list from the Lenoir County cemetery book that is in most libraries in this area. It was done many years ago when more stones were there it list the following that includes stones that were no longer there when I surveyed it.

    Below is a the rest of the list from the book.

    John Charles McArthur NOI Lemu C B McArthur 1871 Sep 27 1938 age 67 Henry McArthur NOI Charles McArthur Oct 19 1822 Nov 25 1880 Metal Tag NOI

    Horace Wiggins Send your questions (and thanks) directly to Horace

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