Wiley Rouse Cemetery

Lenoir County, NC

Surveyed by Glenn Fields April 2009




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

Location Approximately 4 miles east of Seven Springs, NC on Hwy 55 there is Strabane Crossroads. From the crossroads, you can see the cemetery to the northeast behind some trees. To enter, turn on the path that goes into those trees off of Hwy 55 at an old white vacant house.

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    The epitaphs are as follows:

    ELMORE Thomas E Elmore Dec 11 1855 May 31 1914 MOTHER Myrtilla Calvene Wife of Thomas E Elmore Jan 5 1863 Feb 8, 1943 Bessie L Whitfield Wife of J G Whitfield Feb 8 1885 May 21 1917 Infant Daughter of J G & Bessie L Whitfield May 20 1917 NOI Infant of J Kenneth & Pearl Whitfield Aug 20 1941 NOI Double stone ROUSE Wiley Joel Oct 1 1890 Dec 22 1940 Jessie Hardy April 26 1886 Jan 7 1954 Infant Son of W J & Jessie F Rouse Feb 18 1920 NOI Lula V Rouse Wife of Alonzo Rouse Jan 4 1862 April 13 1940 Alonzo Rouse Born May 5 1860 Died June 3 1902 Lola Virginia Hardy Wife of Oscar Hardy Jan 7 1885 May 1 1906 Double stone KOONCE Eva Rouse April 30 1877 April 25 1930 Arthur Nov 7 1875 Oct 7 1927 Infant Son of Edgar C & Hatchie Koonce NOI Infant Daughter of Edgar C & Hatchie Koonce April 7 1921 NOI Double stone WILLIAMS Josephine 1897 - 1956 Robert H. 1890 1959 Dorothy Marilene Daughter of R H & Josephine Williams Aug 31 1923 Feb 9 1937 Robert H Jr Son of R H & Josephine Williams Dec 14 1918 April 26 1920 Edgar Rouse Born Aug 15 1855 Died Nov 14 1891 Sarah Stanley Rouse Aug 20 1858 Nov 23 1920 Little Buddy Son of Frances & Wiley Rouse NOI Wiley Rouse Born Oct 1 1818 Died April 30 1883 Frances A Wife of Wiley Rouse Born April 28 1825 Died Dec 2 1886 Lola Daughter of Eric & Ray Rouse Feb 8 1913 Sept 10 1913 Eric A Rouse Son of Alonzo & Lula V Rouse August 27 1887 December 16 1918 I Ray Hardy Wife of Eric A Rouse Oct 31 1883 June 24 1961 Double stone ROUSE Doris Turner April 22 1907 Oct 30 1987 Clayton A Feb 14 1908 June 1 1994 MM Elaine Creel 1922 1979 Lon Smith Jan 7 1899 Aug 28 1937 Double stone ROUSE Arthur W Rouse Sept 3 1873 Jan 26 1941 His Wife Clemmie L Smith Jan 13 1880 Sept 12 1966 Thomas Arthur Son of A W & Clemmie Rouse Oct 29 1904 Aug 23 1925 Leroy Son of A W & Clemmie Rouse Feb 17 1921 Sept 24 1921 Infant Son of A W & Clemmie Rouse Feb 14 1918 NOI Infant Daughter of A W & Clemmie Rause (Rouse) Born & Died Nov 18 1911 Infant Daughter of A W & Clemmie Rause (Rouse) Jan 8 1910 Jan 22 1910 Infant Daughter of A W & Clemmie Rouse Born March 11 1902 Died March 11 1902 Thomas A Rouse Born May 10 1844 Died Oct 24 1891 Infant T A & Mary Rouse Born & Died Feb 4 1867 Woodard Son of T A & Mary Rouse Born June 2 1878 Died May 5 1881 Carl Son of T A & M Rouse Born Sept 11 1881 Died Oct 21 1882 Double stone JERMAN Annie Rouse April 27 1880 Jan 4 1952 John Tull March 10 1873 Aug 13 1934 Robert C Son of J T & Annie Jerman Dec 30 1912 Nov 29 1920 Tull Emanuel Jerman Sept 28 1910 Feb 18 1987 Roscoe E Son of J T & Annie Jerman Dec 7 1914 Sept 27 1930 Barber E Wife of Enoch Smith Born Dec 8 1849 Died Nov 1 1888 Grave bordered with brick NOI Hubert Son of J J & F A Barwick Born Feb 3 1875 Died Sept 16 1876 Lela Frances Daughter of J J & F A Barwick Born Oct 12 1878 Died June 21 1879 John J Barwick Born Dec 16 1849 Died Oct 9 1918 Frances A Wife of John J Barwick Born January 28 1853 Died March 11 1902 Two metal markers NOI Patrick Emmett Gordon Dec 20 1878 Dec 13 1938 Nora Gordon Barwick April 21 1880 Jan 11 1938 Estelle Gordon Jan 1 1906 Mar 13 1937 Grave marked with bricks NOI Ifant Daughter of P E & Nora Gordon Oct 11 1911 NOI Edwin E Son of P E & Nora Gordon Born Dec 13 1907 Died Nov 1 1908 Cena Holland Born Dec 2 1809 Died July 10 1874 Elizabeth Wife of Aretas (sic) Jones June 11 1881 Age unreadable Aretus Jones Born May 13 1816 Died Mch 30 1874 Wardie W Son of Ralph & Mildred Kornegay Jan 6 1924 Jan 22 1924 Double stone BRADSHAW Eliza J Sept 30 1904 Feb 7 1982 Willie G July 15 1912 Feb 9 1979 Stanley Everett Jr Son of S E & O M Koonce Born July 18 1929 Died Oct 21 1930 Infant son of Paul A & Sarah J Jarman Jan 24 1930 NOI Ernestine Daughter of Paul A & Sarah J Jarman March 7 1934 June 29 1934 Double stone JARMAN Sarah Jones Nov 16 1898 April 6 1952 Paul A Oct 4 1899 July 9 1971

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