Whitney Cemetery

Pasquotank County North Carolina

Surveyed by Diane Siniard
September 2007


The following is a complete listing of the tombstones in the Whitney Cemetery in Pasquotank County, NC.

Location: On Firetower Rd acorss the street from Newland United Methodist Church.

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    GPS Coordinates:
    36 25.406 N
    76 22.077 W


    The epitaphs are as follows:



    Charles A Spence Dec 20 187? Sep 10 1878 Alman Spence Nov 6 1811 Jun 1872 Mary Wife of A Spence daughter of L & E Hollowel Feb 17 1831 Mar 18 1852 Mary Wife of A Spence Daughter of M & P Whitehurst Apr 24 1832 Jul 18 1855 ?? WIlliams Nov 4 1823 Apr 16 1853 MW Williams Aug 29 1850 Sep 24 1950 Sarah H Williams Feb 15 1801 Nov 12 1869 William Williams Oct 9 1833 Dec 5 1880 Polly Wife of J. McB. Whitney Apr 12 1840 Mar 10 1872 Ann Eliza Wife of JM Whitney Aug 28 1851 Feb 7 1929 Age 77 yrs 5 mos 10 dys Joseph McB Whitney May 8 1834 Apr 26 1900 Age 63 yrs 11 mos 18 dys Hewitt Rudolph Whitney Mar 21 1909 Jul 18 1910 Son of JF & Daisey Hewitt Whitney Grandson of Joseph M & Annie E Whitney Joyce Faye Sharber May 13 1936 Jun 2 1969 Double Stone Ivey Millard Douglas Feb 2 1945 NOD Married Apr 30 1966 Betty Sharber Oct 12 1944 NOD Double Stone Sharber Willie Bagley Aug 16 1914 May 10 1987 Married Jul 9 1940 Mildred Williams May 1 1916 NOD Children June, Willie Jr & Betty Lee Charles Suten Howard YN2 US Navy Jul 6 1940 Oct 21 1998 Double Stone Howard June Sharber Jun 6 1941 Married Jun 15 1963 Charles Auten Jul 6 1940 Oct 21 1998 CHildren Mark and Melissa Double Stone Temple Willie Carroll Nov 9 1951 Sep 11 1998 Mary Sharber Oct 31 1955 NOD Double Stone Sharber Irving Jerome Sep 20 1912 Apr 14 2005 Married Dec 28 1932 Sallie Bogue Oct 29 1914 Nov 1 2001 John Gehu Sharber Jr US Army Air Corps World War II Feb 17 1915 Nov 16 1994 Mary Rose F Sharber Wife of John Gehu Sharber Jr Dec 18 1922 NOD Double Stone Jones Maggie F Sep 4 1894 Mar 12 1942 Willie H May 20 1892 Jan 2 1977 Florence C Jones Dec 15 1898 Dec 27 1960 Charles W Brothers Mar 11 1869 Apr 12 1949 Double Stone Forbes Willie W Oct 23 1874 Oct 22 1949 Bailey J Mar 31 1873 Nov 28 1944 Raleigh O Sharber Jul 28 1907 Jan 21 1968 Double Stone Sharber John Gehu 1873-1950 Maria Mullen 1879-1958 Infant Son of Mr & Mrs IJ SHarber Oct 18 1941 NOD Carol Sharber Jul 17 1950 Dec 21 1950 Marthia L Wife of Joseph G Kight Mar 9 1866 Feb 15 1887 Frank Lynch Jul 27 1859 Aug 23 1891 Ephraim Overman Dec 11 1839 Aug 27 1922 Cordelia Davis Overman Feb 9 1829 Mar 12 1890 Maggie N McDonlad Feb 2 1863 Jul 2 1957 Vernon C Lynch Jul 24 1883 Jul 20 1918 Frank S Lynch Oct 24 1891 Nov 15 1968 William McDonald Dec 28 1864 Apr 4 1952 Double Stone Spence E Julian 1896-1961 Ruth M 1896-1984 George T Son of Joseph & Mary Temple Jun 24 1860 Apr 7 1872 Pile of broken stones Most are footstones and stone markers Jordan Harris Nov 1 1829 Oct 27 1881 Age 52 yrs Joseph Henry Hewitt Son Jul 17 1877 Jan 10 1916 Cordelia Anna Temple Hewitt NOI Jon Ambrose Jackson Jul 12 1990 May 28 2004 Son of Jeff & Karen Brother of Jared Twin of Jed Joe Aubrey Spence PFC US Army World War II Sep 2 1925 Dec 7 1980 Double Stone Joe Aubrey Sep 2 1925 Dec 7 1980 Married Sep 10 1950 Sophia Pritchard Dec 2 1931 NOD Unmarked Grave Pleasant A White Consort of Samuel Sep 27 1834 Nov 20 1879 Double Stone Spence John Ambrose Aug 22 1893 Oct 20 1962 Married Aug 22 1916 Zelda Temple Sep 3 1895 Feb 25 1992 Double Stone Spence Matie R 1865-1922 Enoch J Spence 1860-1922 Heywood Glenn Spence Son of EJ and Matie Spence Nov 14 1907 Jul 24 1908 Mary Pleasant Spence Daughter of EJ & Matie Spence Sep 20 1905 Jul 8 1907 Double Stone Harris Charlie W Jun 27 1878 Apr 15 1925 Ethel W May 14 1890 Feb 5 1981 Nancy L Williams Oct 10 1867 Jan 14 1928 William J Williams Sep 22 1850 Jan 2 1935 Goldia Parthenia "Tenie" Williams Mar 12 1893 Oct 27 1980 Double Stone Williams Job Nelson 1861-1936 Ida Harris 1860-1935 Eloise Harris Williams Apr 28 1924 Jun 10 1940 Double Stone Williams George Taylor Mar 18 1891 Apr 16 1955 Nancy E Whedbee Jun 24 1891 Mar 30 1992 AL Whitney May 21 1886 Jan 17 1935 Double Stone Williams Marjorie J Oct 16 1925 NOD Married Oct 24 1943 Lewis B Apr 9 1924 Oct 5 2001 Sallie W Williams 1878-1951 Newton I Williams 1875-1942 Annie Sue Williams 1914-1934 Bassel W WIlliams 1904-1930 Lizzie Sawyer Apr 12 1869 Dec 17 1903 Fannie Wife of JL Sharber Nov 12 1848 Dec 31 1925 Mary A Hewitt Wife of M O Hewitt Jan 25 1879 May 19 1918 Lydia Harris Dec 21 1839 Nov 3 1900 JL Shorber who was superintendent for 17 yrs Died Oct 23 1899 Age 53 yrs Joseph Spence Nov 8 1865 Nov 13 1896 Henriett Spence Jan 3 1883 Oct 31 1884 Paul Son of WJ & ML Williams Apr 10 1891 Jan 24 1893 (unreadable) Williams rest of stone unreadable W ? Williams Mar 4 1822 Oct 29 1894 Parthenia WIlliams Nov 18 1829 Nov 17 1868 Lizzie Sawyer Apr 12 1869 Dec 17 1903 William T Spence Unreadable WR & ? ??? ?? 1808 ??? ?? 1902 Elizabeth J Brothers Dec 31 1832 Aug 17 1912 Eva E Sawyer 1876-1939 Daniel E Sawyer Mar 5 1877 Jan 24 1968 Sackie J Wife of BF McDonald Jan 22 1869 Jul 25 1901 BF McDonald Jun 2 1842 Jul 8 1903 Wiley L Cartwright Sep 16 1902 AUg 21 1926 Wiley J Cartwright Sr Mar 15 1858 Jan 26 1928

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