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Old Nance Family Cemetery
Located near Richardson Creek off Old Fish Rd. and St. Timothy’s Rd., 200 yards in the woods.

New Salem Township, Union County, North Carolina

Abandoned an currently located in the middle of a sod farm. There are only three identifiable graves there.

 

Lucinda Nance Edwards – d/o Wyatt & Mary Cook Nance         

(unmarked grave)

 

Quintina Nance Edwards – d/o Wyatt & Mary Cook Nance, w/o John Edwards              

b.1812  d.1841

 

Martha Ann Edwards – d/o John & Quintina Nance Edwards                 

d.1850 (unmarked grave)

 

Ann Eliza Spears Howard and infant buried in same grave – w/o Beverly Howard

(unmarked grave)

 

Elizabeth Austin Nance – d/o John Austin, Jr., 1st w/o John Nance

(unmarked grave)

 

Wyatt Nance – s/o Robert Nance, born in Mecklenburg Co, VA. 

b.1775  d.1851

 

Joe Spears – son in law of Wyatt Nance, married Sallie Jones Nance. Joe and Sally were parents of Mary ‘Polly’ Green Spears, who was the 2nd wife of John Edwards after the death of Quintina Nance Edwards.

(unmarked grave)

 

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