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Whitford Family Cemetery

The following images are of the Whitford Family Cemetery in the Caton Community of Craven County, North Carolina. The cemetery is located on S.R. 1003 (Aurora Road) about 4.6 miles east of US Highway 17. The cemetery is up a lane across from the intersection of Aurora Road and Guinea Mill Road. The photos were taken April 1, 2006 by Victor T. Jones, Jr. The transcriptions of the tombstones were taken from the photographs and from Whitford compiled by Vera H. Whitford in 1972.

 

Whitford Cemetery

Caton Community, N.C.

Pearl A. Whitford

Mother

Pearl A. Whitford

June 9, 1882

April 21, 1948

She Hath Done What She Could.

Andrew N. Whitford

Born

February 17, 1877

Died

July 3, 1922

He has gone to the mansions of rest.

Elizabeth Ipock

Wife of

W.D. Whitford

Born Feb. 19, 1856

Died Dec. 8, 1940

A tender mother and a faithful friend.

Wm. D. Whitford

Born April 4, 1848

Died Dec. 28, 1905

Rest, father, rest in quiet sleep

While friends in sorrow o'er thee weep.

Ella G.

Daughter of

S.E. & Artemissie

Whitford

Born

Aug. 12, 1875

Died

Nov. 2, 1900

Rest in peace.

S.E. Whitford

Born

Sept. 15, 1846

Died

July 25, 1899

Gone, but not forgotten.

Stephen E. Whitford

[worn]

C.S.A.

Artemesia

wife of

S.E. Whitford

Born

Jan. 31, 1843

Died

Dec. 15, 1896

Death is the Crown of Life.

Jennie S.

daughter of

S.E. & Artemissie

Whitford

Born

Feb. 19, 1871

Died

Dec. 16, 1892

We cherish thy memory.

Rosa C.

Wife of

David P. Whitford

Born

Jan 1, 1874

Died

Aug. 3, 1896

Mabel A.

Daughter of

D.P. & Rosa C.

Whitford

Born

Mar. 19, 1896

Died

Aug. 22, 1896

Vera O.

Daughter of

S.E. & Artamessia

Whitford

Born

Sept. 22, 1888.

Died

June 20, 1889

Sweet be thy rest.

Martha A.

Daughter of

S.E. & Artemissie

Whitford & wife of

John Morton

Born

April 9, 187_

Died

Nov. 29, 1897

Asleep in Jesus.

Myrtie

Wife of

Alonzo Fulcher

Born

May 10, 1869

Died

April 22, 1892

Rosebud

Daughter of L.D. and

R.K. Whitford

Born April 27, 1880

Died Sept. 8, 1891

Rosa K. wife of

L.D. Whitford

Born May 1, 1849

Died Jan. 9, 1907

How desolate our home, bereft of thee.

Lewis David, son of

J.M. & Mary Whitford

Born May 7, 1848

Died Jan. 31, 1891

None Knew Thee but to Love Thee.

Maude Askin

Whitford

Jan. 2, 1919

Mar. 19, 1919

Twin Daughter of

J.M. & Blanche

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