Harrison Family Cemetery

Photo added by Kevin Roberson

Harrison Family Cemetery

Location
Old Bayleaf Rd, Wake Forest, NC
Stony Hill, Wake County, North Carolina, 27587 USA
Memorials 38 added (100% photographed)

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Old Bayleaf Rd is off of Highway 98. It used to run between the Stony Hill and Bayleaf communities, when falls lake was created it was submerged.

http://www.midtownraleighnews.com/2013/12/28/3489980/ghost-roads-mark-former-home-sites.html

Once you turn on Old Bayleaf you will see a gate. Park here and walk down the abandoned section of Old Bayleaf. The Harrison Family cemetery will be down a short walk on the right.

According to a survey taken just before falls lake was created, the cemetery contained the following in 1980:

http://files.usgwarchives.net/nc/wake/cemeteries/falls01.txt

Harrison Cemetery, # 539-C

Bailey, Anderson T., b. 6 Oct1861, d. 12 Mar 1947
Bailey, Carrie T., b. 11 Jun 1886, 29 Nov 1947
Bailey, Gracy Gertrude, b. 29 Feb 1893, d.22 Mar 1916
Bailey, William Alpheus, b. 7 Apr 1886, 2 Feb 1900
Bandge, W.A., b./d. 22 Mar 1916
Davis, Addie, b. 18 May 1868, d. 21 Dec 1957
Davis, Birt H., b. 22 Jun 1861, d. 30 Jun 1934
Davis, Heta K., b. 10 Oct 1866, d. 15 Oct 1945
Davis, W.H., b. 12 Aug 1856,d. 10 Nov 1927
Harrison, A.J., b. 30 Aug 1885, d. 5 Sep 1949
Harrison, Chesley M., b. ?? Jun 1865, d. ????
Harrison, I.H., b. 20 Mar 1876, d. 12 Feb 1896
Harrison, W.H., b. 16 Jun 1872,d. 6 Jun 1900
Lowery, Annie L., b. 23 Mar 1890, d. 14 Oct 1905
Lowery, J.F., b. 1 Apr 1861, d. 18 Nov 1936
Lowery, W.J.F., b. 2 Dec 1884, d. 24 May 1887
Lowery, Willie W., b. 6 Dec 1806, d. 5 Jul 1887
Mangum, L.B., b. ?? Sep 1858, d. 5 Dec 1911
Sykes, J.W., b. 4 Apr 1827, d.8 Feb 1872
Taylor, Martha J., b. 2 Oct 1831, d. 23 Apr 1901
Walker, Gertrude, b. 19 Oct 1881, d. 22 Feb 1930
Walker, Hellie, b. 1896, d. ????
Walker, Robert, b. 1876, d. 1953
Unknown, 68

There are many more marked graves present then are listed above, I have made memorials for all of the marked graves I saw. There are still a number of illegible or unmarked grave stones.

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GPS Coordinates: 35.9757400, -78.6285900

  • Added: 25 Feb 2015
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