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Hopewell Presbyterian Church Cemetery

Huntersville, Mecklenburg Co., NC




Preachers of Hopewell Presbyterian Church -- photos located in Shields Chapel
Hopewell Presbyterian Church, Mecklenburg Co., NC
c. 2005



In order that I took the photos:

MARY TORRANCE MOORE
wife of
DR. LYNFORD LARONE[R]
MOORE
DEC. 16, 1869
DEC. 4, 1958

[Not in HPC]

JULIA A. FULLWOOD

Wife of
W. M. VANCE.
Born July 23, 1851,
Died Mar. 23, 1898.

[Be] Th[ou] fai[t]hful [un]t[il] d[e]a[th,]
[an]d I will [gi]v[e] th[ee a crown]
of lif[e.]

[HPC:  "wife of M. W. Vance"]

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ALEXANDER

GEORGE W.
OCT. 17, 1909
NOV. 22, 1980

ANNIE M.
NOV. 19, 1911
[no date of death]

[Not in HPC]

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WOODMEN OF THE WORLD MEMORIAL

WILLIAM L.
McCOY,
MAR. 7, 1862
APR. 26, 1917


An [hones]t man's
th[e] nob[l]est work
o[f G]od

[Not in HPC]

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[Headstones in background of photo:]

SARAH FRANCES AUTEN
SEPT. 10, 1874
SEPT. 29, 1944
WIFE OF M. W. VANCE

[Not in HPC]

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In memory of
JOHN TEMPLETON
PUCKETT
BORN
Nov. 26, 1866
DIED
Mar. 25, 19[5]0
SON OF
JAMES & VIOLET
PUCKETT

[Not in HPC]

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[M. J. ALEX]AN[DER]

[wife of]
[W.] L. [McC]o[y]
A[UG. 12,] 18[64]
D[EC.] 2[9, 1895]
age 31 [yrs,] 4 mos, [17 days]

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FRANK ALEXANDER McCOY
JULY 17, 1891
MAR. 2, 1961

[Not in HPC]

[M]AR[Y] ELIZABETH
ALEXANDER
SEPT. 10, 1905
JULY 4, 1992

[Not in HPC]

IRIS JETTON
ALEXANDER
MAY 11, 1913
JULY 23, 1995

[Not in HPC]

JOE DAVIDSO[N]
ALEXANDER
AUG. 20, 1863
DEC. 15, 1944

[Not in HPC]

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CARRIE WOODSIDE
ALEXANDER
SEPT. 19, 1876
NOV. 24, 1927

[Not in HPC]

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SHIELDS

THOMAS LEMLY
DEC. 22, 1898
JULY 27, 1974

ETHEL HAMILTON
OCT. 12, 1904
MAR. 28, 1980

[Not in HPC]

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SHIELDS [name at top of stone]
Thomas Lemly
Dec. 22, 1898
July 27, 1974
-----------------
Ethel HAMILTON
Oct. 12, 1904
Mar. 28, 1980
[Thomas Lemly SHIELDS was the son of Cowan Lemly and Julia Nancy ALEXANDER SHIELDS; he married on 10 Jun 1925 to Ethel HAMILTON]


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[Jul 2005 photo]



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[ca 1989 photo]
SHIELDS

THOMAS LEMLY, JR.
DEC. 6, 1926
NOV. 9, 2001

NELLIE MAE TARLTON
OCT. 16, 1925
AUG. 1, 2001

[Not in HPC]

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JOE HAMILTON
infant son of
THOMAS L. & ETHEL H. SHIELDS
FEB. 14, 1928
FEB. 16, 1928

[Not in HPC]

MOORE

ARTHUR HOWELL
NOV. 28, 1894
NOV. 7, 1957

FRANCES McDONALD
MAY 6, 1898
OCT. 23, 1985

[Not in HPC]

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RONNIE W. MERRELL
Husband of
LISA M. PUCKETT,
FEB. 10, 1970
JAN. 12, 1994

[Not in HPC]

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ROBERT JERRY SHIELDS
DEC. 4, 1942
FEB. 18, 1972

[Not in HPC]




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Robert Jerry SHIELDS
Dec. 4, 1942
Feb. 18, 1972
[Robert Jerry SHIELDS was the son of Benjamin Cowan and Margaret Isabelle PARSONS SHIELDS; he married on 6 Aug 1966 to Ellen Jeanell GRINSTEAD (who married 2nd Ira E. HUTTO)]


[Jul 2005 photo]


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[ca 1989 photo]
[Funeral home marker]

Sandra Claire Griffin
Born 9/19/1945 -- Died 7/30/2005
Age 59

HICKORY FUNERAL HOME
Hickory, North Carolina

[Not in HPC]

MARGARET PARSONS
wife of
BEN C. SHIELDS
AUG. 25, 1908
MAR. 1, 1974



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Margaret PARSONS
wife of
Ben C. SHIELDS
Aug. 25, 1908
Mar. 1, 1974
[Margaret Isabelle PARSONS, 2nd wife of Benjamin Cowan SHIELDS, Sr., married 25 May 1940]


[Jul 2005 photo]


[ca 1989 photo]
BENJAMIN COWAN SHIELDS
JUNE 17, 1903
JAN. 24, 1982

[Not in HPC]



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Benjamin Cowan SHIELDS
June 17, 1903
Jan. 24, 1982
[Benjamin Cowan SHIELDS, Sr. was the son of Cowan Lemly and Julia Nancy Alexander SHIELDS; he was married 1st on 12 Sep 1925 to Emily Stoddard BUTLER (who md. 2nd Paul Haislip WILSON); he married 2nd on 25 May 1940 to Margaret Isabelle PARSONS]


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[Jul 2005 photo]


[ca 1989 photo]
ERNEST R.
1925 -- 1992

DOROTHY B.
1924 -- [no death date]

BUTLER

[Not in HPC]

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ERNEST ROBERT BUTLER, Jr.
S2 US NAVY
WORLD WAR II
AUG. 4, 1925 -- SEP. 3, 1992

[Not in HPC]

JOHN ED[WA]RD
HENDERSON
MAY 13, 195[6]
FEB. 7, 2001

CO[WB]O[Y EXT]RAO[R]DIN[OR]Y

[Not in HPC]

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HENDERSON

Wm. FRANK
AUG. 13, 1931
JAN. 20, 1990

FAYE F.
FEB. 9, 1932
[no death date]


[Not in HPC]

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WILLIAM C. CHILDERS
SEPT. 25, 1943
JAN. 11, 1946

[Not in HPC]

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Submitted by: Susan Shields Sasek.  Transcribed from photographs taken at the cemetery ca 1989 & in Aug 2005. 

My notes or items that I had difficulty reading (supplemented by HPC when possible) are in brackets [ ]. The notes in brackets [ ]  that are preceded by "HPC" or an asterisk (*) is information is from the book The History of Hopewell Presbyterian Church, for 175 years from the assigned date of its organization, 1762; by Charles William Sommerville, Ph.D., D.D., Hopewell Presbyterian Church, 1939.



Also see Hopewell Presbyterian Church cemetery partial listing, extracts of 592 names


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