Oaksmith Family Cemetery

Location
Morehead City, Carteret County, North Carolina, USA
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No longer extant. Located about 0.25 mi north of Arrendell street just beyond the railroad the railroad tracks and now perhaps buried under the pavement of Bridges Street Extension.This cemetery was on the Appleton Oaksmith propety known as "Hollywood". and it was located about 0.25 mi from his home, which burned in 1956. The cemetery was mentioned in a 1929 Oaksmith deed (Carteret County Deed book Vol. 108, p. 70) and the Beaufort Weekly Record reported his burial there in its November 18, 1887, issue. The late Frank C. Salisbury & E.C. Willis visited the cemetery in January 1958 and reported the fence down, no visible grave markers and several deep holes that appeared to be excavated graves, but no exposed bones.
See The Researcher, Vol. XIV, No. 1, Spring-Summer 1998, Carteret County Historical Society, for an informative set of articles on the Oaksmith family.

GPS Coordinates: 34.72847, -76.76872

  • Added: 26 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2443060