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Vesey Cemetery


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For those that are perhaps seeing these transcriptions for the first time, the transcriptions may give on first glance, the appearance of a great many typos, so I feel obligated to explain that the abundance of y, m, and d represent abbreviations for year, month and day. Although you will find most engravers follow similar patterns, it seems there are several different abbreviations used to represent these three time terms including: y, yr, yrs, yr's & years; m. mo, mos, mo's, and months; d. da, das, da's, and days and on rare occasions, h, hr, hrs, hr's, and hours. I tend not to use commas except to separate surname from given name, given name from date, except where found on actual inscription, same goes for the [.] (period). When you see the symbol [_] (underscore), I use it to represent missing or unreadable letters, or if a lot of letters are unreadable I may express it by several periods, such as Jos...h . Sometimes you will find raised letters such as "c" in surnames such as in McClain, or if the engraver added smaller letters that were left out and added later, when I encounter them, tend to express them, when possible, as found on the stone. Sometimes engravers will use the latin term Æ or æ, this is just a term that generally replaces the word "aged". One last comment, all actual text found engraved, will come first in bold text. All comments, observations, personal knowledge remarks added by submitter, concerning an individual, but not inscribed on stone, will then proceed in regular text. The following images sent to me on 5 March, 2006.~R.M.Sizelove~

These tombstone photos have been generously donated by Sandy Holladay, on 14 Nov., 2008.
This cemetery is located on SR38, north of Bloomingburg, on the east side of road. Not close to the road but visable, no sign is posted for this cemetery.

Please Note: Click on underlined name to view tombstone image.
Blessing, Martha Vesey, wife of A.W. Blessing, 1851 1892
Eastman, Ann, wife of D.C. Eastman died Aug 3, 1891, aged 79y3m7d
Eastman, Joseph died Jan. 20, 1867, aged 29y
Eastman, Ezekiel French, died Sept. 1, 1867, aged 73ys 9ms 4ds
Eastman, Nan, died Jan. 5, 1872, aged 27years
Evans, Annie Vesey wife of L. L. Evans 1854-1899
Funk, Nancy Ann Moore, wife of Adam Funk born before 1769 died Dec. 21, 1821; daughter Sarah Funk Stubblefield, wife of Robert Stubblefield, born April 11, 1796 died Dec 13, 1821, married April 14, 1814 [sorry no image]
Funk-Moore-Stubblefield [sorry no image of headstone]
Gooch, John R., May 10, 1838 Aug. 21, 1900; B. Ann, Apr 8, 1832 Mar.15, 19_8
Haymaker, Susannah wife of J.W. Haymaker died Nov 23, 1851 age 19y9m23d [toppled and broken into several fragments]
Moore, Anthony, died Sept. 10, 1886 99y 6m
Moore, Mary wife of Anthony Moore, died May 2, 1863, 70years
Moore, Phillip, died April 15, 1831, 64y
Moore, Catharine his wife of P. Moore, died April 30, 1848, 78y
Moore, Charlotte R., 1856-1927; Charles W. Moore, 1850-1934
Peacock, John died Jan. 26, 1889, aged 74yrs 6mo 6ds
Roebuck, Hugh, Nov 24, 1863, 64y 6m 29d [Difficult to read]
Roebuck, Nancy, daughter of H. & L. Roebuck died Jan 7, 1868; 32y 11m 11d
Unknown, Sarah Elizabeth, dau. of_, died _, _, 1844, aged 6years, 9ms & 22ds
Unknown, [fragment]
Unknown, [headstone fragments]
Unknown, [fragments]
Unknown, [pile of fragments]
Unknown, [fragments behind headstone]
Vesey, Elizabeth B. wife of Nathaniel 1814 -1879; Nathaniel Vesey 1817 - 1900
Vesey, Gideon died Aug 27, 1862 aged 82y 2m 11d
Vesey, Mary wife of G. Vesey, died Feb 4, 1857 aged 77y 26d
Wapels, Mary C., daughter of C. & E. Wapels, died Sept. 22, 1861, aged 14yrs 2mo 7ds
Waples, Annie wife of Wm. Waples, died July 11, 1890, aged 38y 11m 21d
Waples, Burton, Aug. 29, 1819 - Dec. 1, 1894
Waples, John P., son of J. & I.C. Waples, died Sept. 22, 1861; 8y 5m 25d [hard to read]

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