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Huntersville, Mecklenburg Co., NC




Hopewell Presbyterian Church, Mecklenburg Co., NC
c. 2005



In order that I took the photos:

RALPH H. ALEXANDER

son of
JOHN McKNITT and
MARY HENDERSON ALEXANDER

Dec. 6, 1883 -- Aug. 21, 1952

[Not in HPC]



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Ralph H. ALEXANDER
son of
John McKnitt and
Mary Henderson ALEXANDER
Dec. 6, 1883 - Aug. 21, 1952
[Ralph Henderson ALEXANDER]


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[Jul 2005 photo]


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[ca 1989 photo]
ZETTA H. ALEXANDER

Sept. 23, 1873
June 24, 1944

[Not in HPC]
JOHN MARSHALL HOUSTON

JULY 13, 1827 -- JUNE 16, 1915

JANE ELIZABETH SAMPLE

HIS WIFE
APRIL 10, 1835 -- JUNE 14, 1914

HOUSTON

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HOUSTON

JOHN FRANK
OCT. 12, 1869
JAN. 23, 1956

ADDIE PARKS
MAY 12, 1888
NOV. 19, 1984

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Lead kindly light

JAMES TAYLOR NANCE

1848 -- 1925

NANCE

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FLORANCE [NANCE]

Died Nov. [27, 1895]
Aged 14 Y[ears]

[can't read inscription at bottom of stone]

[HPC:  "Florence Nance"]

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JOHN McKNITT ALEXANDER
JUNE 15, 1850 -- JULY 24, 1895

his wife

MARY E. HENDERSON
OCT. 28, 1851 -- NOV. 11, 1940

[HPC:  "John McKnitt Alexander, born June 15, 1850, died July 24, 1895."]

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RACHEL ROXANNA

wife of

A. R. HENDERSON

Born
June 19, 1832
Died
June [1]8, 1908


[HPC:  "Rachel Roxanna Rutledge"]

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ANDREW R. HENDERSON

DIED DEC. 26, 1901,

Aged 75 Y's, 6 M's, 20 D's.

At rest

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SARA[H. E.]

DAU. of

[A. R. &] R. R.
[HE]N[D]ERSON,
BORN
[J]AN. [1]1, 1[868]
[D]IED
SEPT. 4, 1[8]7[8]

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MARGARET R.

DAU. OF
A. R. & R. R.
HENDERSON,
BORN
AUG. 9, 1874,
DIED
SEPT. 29, 1875.

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INFANT SON OF
A. M. & P. R. HENDERSON
BORN MAR. 18, 1905
DIED MAY 7, 1905

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INFANT
JUNE 16, 1897
JUNE 17, 1897

[HPC:  "son of D. R. and C. R. Henderson"]

THERESA CARRIE ROBINSON
WIFE OF
D. R. HENDERSON
DEC. 14, 1869
[date of death covered]

[HPC:  "December 14, 1869 -- June 18, 1897"]
DAVID ROBINSON
HENDERSON
OCT. 26, 1854
FEB. 10, 1931

BESS MORRIS
WIFE OF
A. R. HENDERSON
JUNE 30, 1890
[date of death covered]

[Not in HPC]

ALEXANDER

HATTIE E. ALEXANDER, M. D.
APR. 5, 1901
JUNE 24, 1968
SCIENTIST AND PHYSICIAN

[Not in HPC]


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ALEXANDER
Hattie E. ALEXANDER, M.D.
Apr. 5, 1901
June 24, 1968
Scientist and Physician


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[A]NDREW ROBINSON HENDERSON

AUG. 25, 1895 -- NOV. 6, 1972
DAVID IRWIN SAMPLE

BORN
Aug. [6], 1837
DIED
Jan. 11, 1913
Age 75 Yrs

[HPC:  "died January 11, 1918"]

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[can't read inscription at top of stone]

REBECCA ELLIE McCOY

Wife of D. I. Sampl[e]
Born Mar. 22, 184[2]
Died Feb. 17, 190[3]
Aged 60 yrs[, 1]0 mo[s]. & [25 days]

[HPC:  "Aged 69 years," . . .]

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LEE HOUSTON

Child of
D. [I.] & R. E.
SAMPLE
aged
[2 years and 2 months]

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SAMUEL J. McELROY
OCT. 30, 1840
NOV. 5, 1927

HIS WIFE

MARGARET SAMPLE
AUG. 19, 1846
DEC. 28, 1928

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SHIELDS


COWAN LEMLY SHIELDS
JULY 10, 1863 -- MAR. 21, 1928

his wife

JULIA ALEXANDER
SEPT. 29, 1866 -- JUNE 13, 1957








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Cowan Lemly SHIELDS
July 10, 1863 - Mar. 21, 1928
his wife
Julia ALEXANDER
Sept. 29, 1866 - June 13, 1957
[Cowan Lemly SHIELDS was the son of Alexander Cowan and Jane Ailene HENDERSON SHIELDS; Julia Nancy ALEXANDER was the daughter of Ezekiel and Mary Ann McGAHEY ALEXANDER; Cowan Lemly and Julia Nancy ALEXANDER SHIELDS were married on 7 Nov 1889]


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BANNER JANE

Dau. of
C. L. [&] J. N. SHI[E]LDS
SEPT. [13, 18]9[5]
MAR. [9, 1]915

[Asleep in Jesus, blessed thought]

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[partial headstone in background:]

JOHN M. UNDERWOOD

[SEP]T. 2, 187[1] -- MAY 30, 1929

his wife

[CARRIE] J. McELROY,
[SEPT. 1,] 1875 -- JUNE 20, 1928


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Banner Jane
daughter of
C. L. & J. N.
SHIELDS
Sept. 13, 1895
Mar. 9, 1915
Asleep in Jesus Blessed Thought
[Banner Jane SHIELDS was the daughter of Cowan Lemly and Julia Nancy Alexander SHIELDS]


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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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