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Secrest Family Cemetery

Located on Fowler-Secrest Road

Monroe, Monroe Township, Union County, North Carolina

Updated from marriage, census and family records Jan 2009 by Ann Price.

From the cemetery files of Ann Medlin Price

Secrest, Alonzo R. [1]

Sept 16, 1871-Jan 17, 1880

 S/o Milas S. & Susan Secrest

 (Died from typhoid fever)

Secrest, Cebern [2]

Sept 19, 1862-Dec 25, 1879

 S/o Milas S. & Susan Secrest

 (Died from typhoid fever)

Secrest, Durant [3]

Apr 7, 1858-Dec 25, 1879

 S/o Milas S. & Susan Secrest

 (Died from typhoid fever)

Secrest, Eliza D. (Drucilla)

Nov 21, 1812-Nov 23, 1884

 D/o Isaac Haney and

       Mary Doster Helms

 W/o Ephriam Secrest

Secrest, Eliza J. [4]

Mar 20, 1869-Jan 4, 1880

 D/o Milas S. & Susan Secrest

 (Died from typhoid fever)

Secrest, Ephriam

May 9, 1809-May 15, 1870

 S/o Andrew and

       Nancy Winchester Secrest

Secrest, Infant

Aug 28, 1872-Oct 2, 1872

Secrest, Isaac

Died 1829

Secrest, Jacob

Died 1887

Secrest, James

Died 1859

Secrest, J.H.

Mar 10, 1874-Dec 30, 1903

Secrest, Lillian

Feb 1, 1939-Feb 1, 1939

 D/o E.D. & Kate Bass Secrest

 (Cause of death premature birth

 per death certificate)

Secrest, Milas S. (Sampson) [5] 

Sept 17, 1831-Sept 19, 1916

 S/o Jacob & Tirzah Helms Secrest

 (PVT CO C 10TH BATT NC

 HEAVY ARTILLERY  C S A )

 (Obituary in Monroe Journal Sep. 22, 1916)

Secrest, Milas T.

Nov 31, 1877-Nov 15, 1878

 S/o Milas S. Secrest and

       Susan McNeely Secrest

Secrest, Susan McNeely

1833-Sept 29, 1913

 D/o William Henry and

       Caroline Winchester McNeely

 W/o Milas S. Secrest

 Married May 18, 1855 Union County NC

Secrest, Tabitha

Died 1859

Secrest, Tirzah [6]

(b.c.1822)-Died 1878 (March 2)

 W/o Jacob Secrest

Secrest, William K. (Keith) [7]

Aug 18, 1860-Jan 17, 1880

 S/o Milas S. & Susan Secrest

 (Died from typhoid fever)

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This page created Mar. 25, 2009 by Julie Hampton Ganis

 



[1] Saturday, January 17, 1880, MONROE ENQUIRER (Union County, NC)

-Died in this township on the 17th inst., Alonzo R., son of M. S. and S. C. SECREST, aged 8 years.

 

[2] Saturday, January 3, 1880, MONROE ENQUIRER (Union County, NC)

-We hear of a few serious cases of illness in Monroe-Typhoid Fever. The family of our friend Milas S. SECREST, living some 4 miles north of this place, have been sorely affected this Fall and Winter with this fever, having had ten cases... three cases proved fatal-first a babe 11 months old, some 4 weeks ago, and then two deaths occurred on the 25th of December ...these last being one son, Durant, aged 21 years and another son, Seabom (sic), aged 17 years. Three sons and 2 daughters are still sick...

 

[3] Saturday, January 3, 1880, MONROE ENQUIRER (Union County, NC)

-We hear of a few serious cases of illness in Monroe-Typhoid Fever. The family of our friend Milas S. SECREST, living some 4 miles north of this place, have been sorely affected this Fall and Winter with this fever, having had ten cases... three cases proved fatal-first a babe 11 months old, some 4 weeks ago, and then two deaths occurred on the 25th of December ...these last being one son, Durant, aged 21 years and another son, Seabom (sic), aged 17 years. Three sons and 2 daughters are still sick...

 

[4] Saturday, January 10, 1880, MONROE ENQUIRER (Union County, NC)

-We regret to learn that Mr. Milas S. SECREST lost another member of his family on last Saturday night - a daughter.

-Died in Monroe Township on the 4th inst., of typhoid fever, after an illness of 35 days, Eliza J. SECREST, daughter of Milas S. and S. C. SECREST.

 

[5] Saturday, May, 1, 1880, MONROE ENQUIRER (Union County, NC)

-Rev. C. A. PLYLER will preach a funeral sermon at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. SECREST, four miles North of Monroe, on the 3rd Sunday in May - touching on the death of children of that gentleman, which occurred several weeks ago.

 

[6] Saturday, April 13, 1878, MONROE ENQUIRER (Union County, NC)

-Died in Monroe township on the 2nd of March, 1878, Mrs. Tirzah SECREST, wife of Jacob SECREST, Esq.; aged 66 years.

 

[7] Saturday, January 24, 1880, MONROE ENQUIRER (Union County, NC)

-Died in this township on the 17th inst., of Typhoid fever, Wm. R. SECREST, son of M. S and S. C. SECREST, aged 20 years.