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C. H. BENSON CEMETERY
Township: Elevation, Johnston County
Full Survey: 1976
Last Update: 2016
Known Graves: 17
Births: 1844 - 1923
Deaths: 1911 - 2008
Surnames: Barber, Benson, Grimes, Johnson, Melton, Moneyham, Powell
Condition: Fair
Location: 35.474632,-78.557443
Directions: From Hwy 210 and Hwy 50 travel south 3.25 miles. Cemetery will be on your left. From Benson, travel north on Hwy 50 for 6.25 miles. Cemetery will be on your right.
JC Parcel ID: 07G99021B - CEMETERY
JCGHS*: #0058
Comments: This cemetery is in decline. Tall grasses and debris litter the grounds around the stones. It is no longer fenced. Many unmarked graves are visible.
Updated January 2016 by Gerry Morgan
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Name Birth Death
Barber, Shelton S 1911 1913
Benson, Alta Lee Rodgers 1890 1950
Benson, Charles 1844 1929
Benson, Charlie Harvey 1885 1946
Benson, Chimer S 1892 1950
Benson, Infant 1913 1913
Benson, Infant 1918 1918
Benson, Mary J 1849 1911
Benson, Mary Lydia 1917 1918
Grimes, Lillian Benson 1877 1959
Grimes, Reggie 1904 1922
Grimes, Wiley T 1878 1963
Johnson, Tyree 1917 1918
Melton, Cletice Noah 1908 1982
Melton, Ruby Melton 1912 1977
Moneyham, Vivian Branham 1899 1946
Powell, Nancy Benson 1923 2008
"C. H. Benson" Cemetery
Known/Suspected cemeteries in the Elevation Township
Unidentified cemeteries in the Elevation Township from Johnston County GIS

CAUTION: Every effort has been made to verify the cemetery information provided above.

* Johnston County Genealogical & Historical Society Cemetery Index
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