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Sion Presbyterian Church Cemetery

Garden Street (between Washington & Liberty Streets)
Winnsboro, South Carolina
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Col. William McCreight, Jr. & Nancy Austin


Col William McCreight, Jr.

Sacred to the Memory of
Col William McCreight
Born June 14th, 1774
Died Nov. 7th, 1859

In 1814 he commanded the Winnsboro Light Infantry and with his company was stationed at John's Island, hear Charleston.  He was Colonel of the 25th Regiment, So. Ca. Militia for 20 years.  for more than 50 years he was a Ruling Elder in Scion Church, Winnsboro.

Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright, for the end of that man is peace.
Psalms XXXVII 37

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Nancy Austin

IN Memory of Nancy McCreight
Consort of
Col. Wm McCreight
Who departed this life 4th May AD 1827 In the 52nd year of her age.

Tis but a few whose days amount
To three score years and ten
And all beyond that short account
Is sorrow, toil, and pain.


Margaret Gray McCreight

Sacred to the Memory
Margaret G. Cathcart
wife of 
James Cathcart Jr.
and Daughter of 
Col Wm. McCreight 
who departed this life on the 12th day of June AD 1825 Aged nearly 24 years.
After a long and painful illness of 7 months, during which time she evinced more amiableness of disposition and patient resignation to the will of her Heavenly Father than fall to the lot of many mortal beings in this vale of tears.  She breathed her last while committing her spirit into the hands of her God in the...  rest is underground

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Rachel Lucinda McCreight b: Abt. 1797 in Winnsboro, Fairfield County, SC

James McCreight b: 08 Oct 1798 in Winnsboro, Fairfield County, SC d: 06 Feb 1873 in SC

Mary Elizabeth McCreight b: 10 Apr 1800 in Winnsboro, Fairfield County, SC

Margaret Gray McCreight b: 22 Jun 1801 in Winnsboro, Fairfield County, SC d: 12 Jun 1845 in Winnsboro, Fairfield County, SC

Nancy Agnes McCreight b: 12 May 1803 in Winnsboro, Fairfield County, SC d: 22 Aug 1870

Jane McCreight b: 14 Feb 1805 in Winnsboro, Fairfield, SC

William Austin McCreight b: 24 Mar 1807 in Winnsboro, Fairfield, SC

Robert Jackson McCreight b: Bet. 1813 - 22 Jun 1819 in Winnsboro, Fairfield, SC d: 1888 in Camden, Kershaw, SC

Harriet McCreight b: 14 Feb 1809 in Winnsboro, Fairfield, SC d: 28 Oct 1813 in Winnsboro, Fairfield, SC




Moses Clowney Cathcart & Evelyn L. Kirkpatrick

Moses Clowney Cathcart
Mar 4 1894 - Aug 4 1954

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Parents... (ARP)

Evelyn Kirkpatrick Cathcart

Aug 21 1895 - Oct 26 1974

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Note: the "dirt" obscuring part of the gravestone is actually a fire ant nest -- and we found that out the hard way!


Moses Lee Cathcart

In Memory of 
Moses Lee Cathcart
Born Feb 17, 1917 
Killed in Action with 7th Army 
Feb 17, 1945.  
Buried in Epinal, France.  
Re-interred Oct 29 1948

Moses Lee Cathcart
PFC US Army 
World War II 
FEB 17 1917 - FEB 17 1945
Purple Heart

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Jesse Barkley Doty & Lucy Henry


Jesse Barkley Doty
partial footstone: b. Dec 29, 1883
Lucy Henry Doty


Albert Henry Doty
son of
Jesse Barkley and
Lucy Henry Doty
Frank Mc[?] Doty
son of
Jesse Barkley and
Lucy Henry Doty



Doty Graves

photo showing layout, other Doty graves visible


Alice Barkley Doty
 Oct. 18, 1892 - Dec. 12, 1971
Susan Dunn Doty
July 29, 1887 - September 25, 1967





James & Rachel Buchanan McCreight


James McCreight

born Oct. 8, 1798
died Feb 6, 1873

He was faithful to every duty.


Rachel Buchanan

The Dust of Rachel
Consort of James McCreight
Born August 12th 1803
Died March 5th 1851
Aged 47 years, 6 months, and 21 days

And I heard a voice from heaven
Saying unto me, Write
Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth; Yea; saith the Spirit that they may rest from their labours; and their works do follow them.


William Buchanan McCreight

Robert Crawford McCreight

Margaret McCreight

Daniel Baker McCreight

James Austin McCreight

John Gray McCreight

Thomas Ray McCreight

New Born Babe McCreight

Joseph Wilson McCreight



Daniel Baker McCreight & Mary Catherine Truesdale


Daniel Baker McCreight

Born 2nd March 1833
Died 19th June 1863


Mary Catherine Truesdale

Nov 22, 1840
Jan. 26, 1932


James McCreight

in memory of James, youngest son of SB & MC McCreight
Died 20th June 1869, Aged 3 years and six days

Rachel McCreight

died very young


James David Crawford & Lillie Belle Minter


James David Crawford

Aug 18, 1886 - July 10, 1956

father (

Lillie Belle Minter

Feb 7, 1890 - Aug 28, 1985




Andrew Crawford & Jane Bones


Andrew Crawford

8 Aug 1770 - 15 Aug 1812

Jane Bones

c1775 - 29 Oct 1823




William C. Beaty & Elizabeth Stewart


William C. Beaty

17 Dec 1842 - 12 Mar 1916

Elizabeth Stewart

4 Jul 1852 - 21 Sep 1930



John P. Matthews, Jr. & Laura Martha Elliott


John P. Matthews, Jr.

Nov 8, 1836 - Sept 6, 1913

Laura Martha Elliott

Jul 22 1846 - Jan 7 1919


Elliott Palmer Matthews

Mar. 23 1868 - Aug 27, 1917


John Elliot Matthews

June 13 1870 - July 13 1937


Mary McMaster Matthews

Aug 3, 1878 - June 12, 1914


Margaret R[uff] Matthews

May 4, 1886 - Nov. 16, 1886



Rachel R. Matthews

Feb 5, 1881 - Aug 12, 1958



New Family







Charles Erving Cathcart, Jr. & Terrece Tennant


Charles Erving Cathcart, Jr.

Charles Erving Cathcart
Sept 2, 1892 - Apr 7, 1952

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Parents... (ARP)

Terrece Tennant

Terrece Tennant Cathcart
Aug 7, 1894 - May 9, 1950
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Ervin Boyd Cathcart

Beloved husband of Mamie Hood Broome, Devoted Step Father of Ernie and Lily
Dedicated in his service to Jesus Christ, his family, his country and his community.
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Ervin Boyd Cathcart
RMC US Navy -- WWII/Korea
DEC 2 1917   -   DEC 15 1998
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Walter Green Cathcart

In Memory of
Walter Green Cathcart
Jan. 9, 1920 - Apr. 17, 1944
PFC Co. B, 894th Tank Destroyer Battalion
Killed in Action at Anzio, Italy Buried 
American National Cemetery Nettuno, Italy.  
Plot D -- Row I -- Grave 8

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Charles Ervin Cathcart

AS US Navy 
World War II
Jun 2 1925 - Mar 11 1988

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Entries from an LDS survey from 1950-1951
by Mrs. Hasty McGahee and members of the LDS Mission


Nancy Isabelle Cathcart

Nancy Isabelle
b. 1 Dec. 1837, d. 16 May 1915. 

Wife of William T. Crawford


Isabelle [Cathcart]
b. 30 Oct. 1901, d. 26 ??? 1905
dau. of G. E. and M. M.

In Memory of
Margaret Crawford

a native of County of Antrim, Ireland...
childhood a resident of...
she died on the 19th of January 1864
aged 71 years.
Will be long remembered...
...ficing zeal


1.  Not sure if this is a maiden name.  2.  Stone is obscured by grass.




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