North Carolina USA
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McCAGGIE CORNWELL CEMETERY
This cemetery is located in No. 6 Township, Cleveland County, N.C. about four miles northwest from the city limits of Shelby, N.C. on the crest of a small hill and the south side of a farm road leading from the present home of Frank Cornwell, and being about 125 yards north of First Broad River on present farm of Charlie Cornwell and Frank Cornwell, old farm of Ab Cornwell, their grandfather, and also the old farm of McCaggie Cornwell, their great grandfather.
Owner of Cemetery: Frank and Charlie Cornwell
Approximate number of marked graves: 3
Unmarked graves: 18
Earliest marked grave: George Cornwell, d. Aug. 27, 1829
Condition of cemetery: The cemetery is grown up in bushes and other undergrowth. Until recently many large oak trees stood in the cemetery, all of which are now dead. The ground surrounding the cemetery is in cultivation. The cemetery shows no care whatever.
This cemetery is among the many Cleveland cemeteries included on the Cleveland Count WPA Cemeteries CD,
copyrighted 2008, by Ann K. Propst and Derick S. Hartshorn.
All listings and cemeteries listings were made prior to 1940 and represent the conditions of that time.