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Hopewell Presbyterian Church Cemetery

Huntersville, Mecklenburg Co., NC




"New" section of cemetery, ca 1989

"Old" section of cemetery, ca 1915
Hopewell Presbyterian Church, Mecklenburg Co., NC
c. 2005



In order that I took the photos:

GLEEN [sic *] F. SHIELDS
DEC. 6, 1927
DEC. 22, 1929

[* Glenn F. Shields]

[Not in HPC]


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Gleen F. SHIELDS
Dec. 6, 1927
Dec. 22, 1929
[Name misspelled on stone -- Glenn F. SHIELDS was the son of William Glenn and Ruth DOUGLASS SHIELDS]


[Jul 2005 photo]


[ca 1989 photo]
1st Lt. W. D. SHIELDS
AUG. 13, 1923
FEB. 3, 1946

[Not in HPC]


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1st Lt. W. D. SHIELDS
Aug. 13, 1923
Feb. 3, 1946
[William D. SHIELDS was the son of William Glenn and Ruth DOUGLASS SHIELDS]


[Jul 2005 photo]


[ca 1989 photo]
SHIELDS

[Not in HPC]

RUTH DOUG[L]AS
SHIELDS
JUNE 23, 1901
JAN. 7, 1986

[Not in HPC]



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Ruth DOUGLAS
SHIELDS
June 23, 1901
Jan. 7, 1986
[Ruth DOUGLASS married on 10 Jun 1919 to William Glenn SHIELDS]


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[Jul 2005 photo]


[ca 1989 photo]
WILLIAM GLENN SHIELDS

North Carolina
Pvt & Regt FA REPL Depot
World War I
Dec 3 1894 -- Dec 9 1959

[Not in HPC]


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William Glenn SHIELDS
North Carolina
Pvt 8 Regt FA Repl Depot
World War I
Dec 3, 1894 - Dec 9, 1959
[William Glenn SHIELDS was the son of Cowan Lemly and Julia Nancy ALEXANDER SHIELDS; he married on 10 Jun 1919 to Ruth DOUGLASS]


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[Jul 2005 photo]





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[ca 1989 photo]
THOMAS BRYAN MOORE
SEPT. 16, 1927
MARCH 2, 1959

He fought a good fight

[Not in HPC]

SAMU[EL] [RE]ID
Infant son of
JOHN WATSON & MARJORIE
MOORE
APR. 26, 1933
[no other date in picture]

[Not in HPC]

KATE BOUDE MOORE
wife of
JOHN WALLACE MOORE
JAN. 11, 1870
JUNE 13, 1955

[Not in HPC]

JOHN WALLACE MOORE
MAY 18, 1866
MARCH 19, 1943

[Not in HPC]

BERTHA L. MOORE
MAY 27, 1913
JULY 6, 2004

[Not in HPC]

JOHN WATSON MOORE
APRIL 20, 1891 -- MAY 23, 1968
son of
ELLIE REID & JOHN WALLACE MOORE
"HE WALKED HUMBLY BEFORE GOD"

[Not in HPC]

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MARJORIE McALPINE MOORE
APRIL 16, 1896 -- APRIL 1, 1974
daughter of
[?? A]NNA BALLAGH & ROBERT E. McALPINE
"HER GIFT WAS LOVE"

[Not in HPC]

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[[Sa]cre[d t]o [t]he Memo[ory]
of

THOM[A]S PEEL
[w]ho [di]e[d] Dec. 8 179[5]
Age[d] [1]9 Years.

[HPC:  "Thomas Peel, died December 8, 1795 -- 19 years."]

[This headstone is in a room inside the church, not outside in the cemetery]:

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[This headstone is in a room inside the church, not outside in the cemetery]:

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ca 1989 Photos & Inscriptions
(in alphabetical order):


Harry F. BARNETT
Mar. 17, 1871
Oct. 25, 1923
his wife
Brownie GATHINGS
July 4, 1881
Feb. 10, 1931

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[ca 1989 photo]
BARNETTE [name at top of stone]
Robert Sidney
May 6, 1832
Aug. 7, 1906
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Martha Eleanor
HARRY
July 19, 1842
May 22, 1897

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[ca 1989 photo]
[beginning of stone cut off in picture] Henderson ERISMAN
Nov. 10, 1893
Oct. 15, 1982
[beginning of stone cut off in picture] Brown McDEVITT
Sept. 6, 1916

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[ca 1989 photo]
McELROY [name at top of stone]
Margaret Virginia
Aug. 29 - 1880
Mar. 4, 1963
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Martha Ellen
Oct. 2[8], 1884
[These headstones were in the background of ones I was photographing & after scanning the photos, I saw these were legible & cropped these pics from the background -- that explains the 2 pieces -- one side of the headstone was in 2 separate pictures that I took]

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[ca 1989 photo]


[ca 1989 photo]
Samuel J. McELROY
Oct. 30, 1840
Nov. 5, 1927
his wife
[cut off in picture]

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[ca 1989 photo]




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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