Levi Mewborn Cemetery

Lenoir County, NC

Surveyed by Glenn Fields March 2009




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

Location This cemetery is in the process of being relocated. These are photos of the cemetery in its ORIGINAL LOCATION. The cemetery has been moved to Westview Cemetery in Kinston.

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    The epitaphs are as follows:

    Susanna Matilda Wife of Levi Mewboorn Born Sept. 6, 1811 Died Aug. 4, 1893 Levi Mewboorn Born Sep. 9, 1793 Died Oct. 18, 1855 Agd 62 Ys, 1 Mo. 9 Ds Lower half of broken stone for John P. Mewboorn Upper half of previous broken stone which was buried Sacred To the Memory of John P. Mewboorn Who died Oct. 24, 1849 Aged 30 years Persis E. Daughter of Susan & Levi Mewboorn Born July. 10, 1840 Died Sept. 10, 1845 Agd 5 ys, 2 Ms Sacred to the Memory of Deborah Mewboorn Who died Sept. 4, 1828 Age 32 Close up of previous stone Levi A. Husband of Eliza P. Mewboorne Born Mar. 8, 1843 Died May 13, 1902 Eliza Parrott Wife of Levi A. Mewboorne Born Oct. 18, 1840 Died Oct. 29, 1907 Myrtle Geneva Mewborn Feb. 24, 1892 Feb. 23, 1916 A Ray of Sunshine Gone Hattie M. Daughter of L. J. & S. E. Mewborn Died Oct. 7, 1873 Aged 13 Yrs. Verification of dates for previous stone Susie N. Daughter of L. J. & S. E. Mewborn Died June 9, 1865 Aged 10 Dys Verification of dates for previous stone Rebecca A. Daughter of L. J. & S. E. Mewborn Died Oct. 19, 1870 Aged 4 Yrs. Sarah W. Daught of J. M. & E. A. Mewboorne Born Jan. 1, 1875 Died Oct. 24, 1875 Baby Infant Son of J. M. & E. A. Mewboorne Born & Died Nov. 20, 1880 Frank L. Son of J. M. & E. A. Mewboorne Born Aug. 28, 1868 Died Aug. 23, 1873 E. Burke Son of J. M. & E. A. Mewboorne Born Sep. 30, 1872 Died Oct. 18, 1877 Mollie W. Daughter of B. F. & M. Parrott Born Oct. 14, 1864 Died Jan. 12, 1870 Footstone for previous grave M W P Willie B. Son of B. F. & M. Parrott Born Feb. 26 1876 Died Oct. 28, 1877 Verification of dates of previous stone Johnie N. Son of C. S. & N. M. Andrews Born Aug. 17, 1880 Died Sep. 5, 1880 Levi Angelo Son of Levi A. & Eliza P. Mewboorne Born April 25 1874 Died Aug. 27, 1880 I cannot tell what form he is, what looks he weareth now. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * But know his spirit feels no more this weary load of flesh. His sleep is blest with endless dreams of joy, forever fresh. Sallie E. Daughter of L. A. & E. P. Mewboorne Born Dec. 5, 1870 Died Oct. 10, 1881 ______ The storm that racks the wintry sky, No more disturbs her deep repose, than summer evenings latests sigh, that shuts the rose. Levi Joseph Son of B. F. & Julia M. Daughety Sept. 11, 1899 June 6, 1902 Leah Faye Daughter of B. F. & Julia M. Daughety Born Feb. 18, 1904 Died June 11, 1905 Sallie E. Wife of L. J. Mewborn Died Feb. 17, 1885 Aged 49 years Lemuel J. Mewborne Born Sept. 8, 1832 Died Oct. 27, 1891 Paul M. Mewborne Born Aug. 26, 1884 Died Nov. 22, 1902 Aged 18 Yrs. 2 Mos. & 27 Days Annie Eliza Daughter of Jas. M. & Eliza A. Mewboorne Born Oct. 29, 1881 Died Oct. 23, 1891 Eliza A. Wife of James M. Mewboorne Born May 15, 1848 Died Dec. 7, 1899 Infant Lucy Lynn Born Apr. 23, 1899 Died May 6, 1900 Top of previous stone Infants of Lewis & Lucy Parrott Foot stone with the single letter I on it Emmett C. Son of C. S. & N. M. Andrews Born July 4, 1882 Died Aug. 16, 1883 Lower half of broken stone for Charles S. Andrews Upper half of broken stone for Charles S. Andrews that was buried Reunited stone for Charles S. Son of J. N. & Sarah P. Andrews Born Sept. 18, 1856 Died May 27, 1905 Tho lost to sight, To memory dear. Our Father In Memory of Benjamin Franklin Parrott Born March 31, 1838 Died October 9, 1901 Aged 63 years Concrete marker AA NOI MM AA NOI Unmarked grave AA Unmarked grave AA Those buried in the four previous graves but not known which are: Lafayette Yarbough AA April 1850 Aug. 12, 1935 Alice Jones Yarbough AA July 10, 1851 Jan. 12, 1932 Pearline Hill Brown AA April 17, 1891 May 21, 1932 Sarah Alice Brown AA October 28, 1915 Sept 4, 1933 Information from family member, Barbara Styles. Signed stone J. Dale & Son Kinston, N. C. Calvin Flanagan AA Died Jan. 1, 1922 Age 77 years Though thou are gone, Fond memry clings to thee. MM AA NOI Joe Manley AA June 13, 1937

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