Fields Cemetery

Lenoir County, NC

Surveyed by Glenn Fields June 2008




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

Location Off Hwy 70 near Norbert Hill Rd out in the field. Behind Ken's Grill.

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  • View photos of the headstones here.

    The epitaphs are as follows:

    Page 1 Agnes E Daughter of R K & E O Fields Born June 22 1877 Died June 20 1878 Mama Ann Garris Perry Jan 17 1964 May 21 2007 Baby Dawson NOI Baby Dawson NOI Benjamin Dawson Born April 17 1836 Died Feb 6 1937 Bertha Wiggins Wife of W D Wiggins June 15 1903 Dec 25 1946 Bettie E Wife of J E Benton Born March 2 1892 Died April 19 1914 Bettie Gray Daughter of A T & B S Rouse Born May 6 1914 Died Oct 26 1914 MM Broken stones AA NOI Broken stones AA NOI Mother Caroline O Wiggins Wife of James Wiggins 1852 1934 Carrie Rouse AA The wife of Lonnie Rouse Born Dec 14 1898 Died April 10 1934 Chellie L Wife of J W Dawson Born Feb 15 1863 Died Oct 3 1913 Cicero Son of Marcus & Nancy Warters Born May 4 1911 Died Nov 18 1916 Double stone BENTON Clemmi Ham Aug 9 1891 Aug 4 1934 Luby F Aug 5 1882 Jan 181958 Dora D Daughter of A T & Bettie S Rouse Born Feb 21 1905 Died May 21 1906 Dora D Williams Oct 28 1880 June 9 1908 Edna Earl Daughter of J C & Mamie Phillips Born Nov 30 1910 Died Apr 29 1912 Double stone DAWSON Edwin (Ollie on another photo) Feb 27 1910 Dec 13 1968 Effie V Daughter of A T & Bettie S Rouse Born Aug 20 1895 ( Dates must be reversed) Died May 21 1895 Ernest Bradley Benton CPL U S Army World War II Korea Apr 17 1926 Dec 25 1978 Ernest F Son of Jonah and Lillie Dawson Born Nov 26 1895 Died June 21 1901 FAREWELL F W Fields Son of Jesse & Eliza Fields Born Aug 14 1867 Died Sept 27 1894 Stone embedded in tree roots NOI Stone embedded in tree roots NOI Misplaced foot stones Double stone DAWSON Forries L (Margaret R on another photo) Feb 12 1929 NOD George Rouse AA North Carolina SGT 8576 DU February 26 1931 May 10 1955 Harriet Wife of James Fields Died June 1897 Aged 86 yrs Infant Dau of L F & Clemmie Benton Born & Died May 2 1922 INFANT Daughter of L A & Louisa Dawson Aug 10 1906 Infant Dau of W H & Myrtle Benton Born & Died Dec 23 1917 Infant daughter of W. L. & Sallie Wiggins Born & Died Aug 4 1920 INFANT Of A T & Bettie S Rouse Feb 20 1904 Infant Of J S & Bettie Benton July 12 1912 Infant son of W L & Sallie Wiggins Born & Died October 15 1921 Isaac F Rouse AA North Carolina PVT Field Arty March 21 1897 May 26 1944 J Curtis Phillips Apr 29 1882 Nov 22 1932 J T Dawson Born June 3 1882 Died May 8 1903 James A Dawson Nov 26 1867 March 2 1944 James Fields DIED Jan 1903 Aged 90 yrs James Son of James & Caroline Wiggins Born Oct 11 1891 Died May 25 1893 James Wiggins Born March 11 1849 Died Nov 9 1912 John B Son of L A & Louisa Dawson Born Feb 19 1912 Died Sept 14 1912 John H Williams Mar 12 1872 July 15 1946 Lillie Belle Dau of Johah & Lillie Dawson Born May 9 1904 Died Sept 15 1905 Little Tobe Son of H W & Luddie Rouse Nov 25 1915 Dec 18 1915 Lonnie B Rouse AA Dec 1896 July 10 1946 Page 2 Lue A Daughter of W J & Nancy Warters Apr 15 1880 Oct 7 1904 Wife of John R Wadford Maggie Rouse AA Born NOD Major Wiggins Dec 26 1871 April 29 1932 Major Son of Major & Inez Wiggins May 29 1916 Apr 11 1917 Double stone DAWSON Margaret R. (Forries L on another photo) Mar 7 1928 May 2 1989 MOTHER Mary E Dawson Wife of Jack Parker Oct 13 1899 April 22 1929 Mary Daughter of James & Caroline Wiggins Born May 7 1884 Died Sept 28 1903 Mattie E Wife of D R Benton Born Aug 3 1887 Died May 9 1921 Maviss E Daughter of Luby F & Clemmie H Benton Oct 29 1928 Dec 23 1928 Michael Bryant Hall April 9 1971 Oct 1 1989 Mildred L Dau of I F & Lela Rouse Sept 24 1923 Feb 21 1924 Minnie Daughter of L A & Louisa Dawson Born Feb 27 1910 Died July 18 1913 Nancy Wife of Jas A Dawson June 15 1856 Nov 14 1937 Norwood Son of J C & Mamie Phillips Born & Died May 27 1922 Double stone DAWSON Ollie B (Edwin on another photo) May 3 1912 July 5 1979 Broken stone NOI Paul Rouse AA Mar 30 1929 Jan 8 1947 Roland Son of Jonah & Lillie Dawson Born April 16 1894 Died Sept 6 1895 Sallie May Dau of Jonah & Lillie Dawson Born Sept 3 1897 Died Sept 27 1898 Sallie Daughter of A T & Bettie S Rouse Born May 17 1901 Died Oct 31 1902 Son of John H & Dora Williams June 8 1903 Stone base Two foot stones W D (Dave) Wiggins June 23 1873 Jan 12 1952 Walter Rouse AA The son of Lonnie and Carrie Rouse Borned Aug 1 1922 Died July 2 1923 William Benton Jan 18 1852 Sept 23 1925 William J Waters Sept 24 1846 Nov28 1926 William J Waters Oct 13 1922 Nov 25 1982 Willie May Daughter of A T & Bettie S Rouse Born Apr 14 1894 Died Sept 21 1895 Winnie Hinson Wife of William Hinson Nov 18 1852 Dec 7 1925

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