|Carol Kluck (#47501827)|
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|sticksandstones||Daniel Beavers - Dorothea Dix Cemtery|
Over the years, due to lack of funding in the maintenenance dept, the cemetery was severely neglected. Many of the graves were unmarked. With the passage of time, many graves had deteriorated significantly so that the graves had collapsed leaving depressions in the soil. Boundaries were difficult to identify. Until 1991 the only grave sites with tombstones were those of people whose families had the means and desire to have a marker built.In 1991 a group of volunteers under the leadership of Dave Davis of Physical Dix cemetery graphicPlant and Faye McArthur of Community Relations Department began the task of restoring the cemetery. Volunteers researched the State Archives and the Medical Records Department to identify the graves. Over 700 of the 950 graves were identified. New markers were installed with the name of the patient and the date of death. Graves that could not be identified, do not have a marker.
|Carole Pierce n Anya Stallings, two gals sleuthing||Daniel Beavers|
My friend and I have been trying to locate Mr Beavers for you. He is not listed on the records we received from NC historical archives as being buried at Dorothea Dix. It could be that he is among the many who were "unknown" and buried there. But we were hoping that maybe because of his time served as a soldier that he may have been buried in a Confederate graveyard somewhere around Raleigh; do you think this may be the case?
Carole and Anya
|The Bull||RE: Thank you!|
It was my pleasure...You're welcome.
Added by The Bull on Aug 19, 2012 7:35 PM
|Tammy Hall Shropshire||RE: Wheeler|
You're most welcome. There was one I didn't get but the church was not open. I plan to go and find out where the last one is and will photograph and upload for you.
|Tammy Hall Shropshire||Lizzie Wheeler Watkins Photo Request|
I was able to find, photograph and upload picture of the sites for Bertha Wheeler Godfrey, William V. Wheeler, and Hilliard Wheeler, but did not find Lizzie Wheeler Watkins.
I will go back to the church this week, hoping they have a survey of the interrments in the church cemetery.
|Tammy Hall Shropshire||Bellemont Methodist Church Photos|
I hope to get the photos tomorrow, unless we have another downpour of rain as we have for the past 5 days. ~Tammy~
|William Wenzel||RE: Thank you!|
Happy to help!
I took as many Weirich's as I could, and updated/added their pics.
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