William Croom Cemetery

Lenoir County, NC

Surveyed by Kay Becton Ogle April 2012

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

Location on Tower Hill Road, approx 1/4 mile east from intersection of Dunn Family Road. Turn onto field path across from 3440 Tower Hill Road. Go approximately one tenth of a mile crossing an earthen bridge. After crossing bridge, turn left following ditch toward the pine trees and then down the tree line traveling about one tenth of a mile from bridge. Cemetery is about 30 yards inside pine trees. This cemetery is not fenced but is in a raised area of the trees.

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    GPS Coordinates:
    35.28416 N
    77.52771 W

    The epitaphs are as follows:

    Gen William Croom Died at Newington May 9 1829 Aged 57 yrs 5 mos 5 dys Eliza Croom Relic of Gen William Croom Died at Kinston Jun 27 1831 Aged 44 yrs 11 mos 8 dys Mary Bryan Croom Died Nov 7 1807 Aged 32 yrs 2 mos 27 dys

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