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Howard Chapel Cemetery
Montgomery County, Maryland

23000 Howard Chapel Road
Laytonsville, Maryland

Lat: 39 15' 04"N, Lon: 77 08' 37"W

Contributed by Anne Braun, Jan 13, 2003 [annieb1961@comcast.net]. Total records = 18.

From the intersection of Highways 650 (New Hampshire Ave) and 97 (Georgia Ave) turn and go west about 1.25 miles until you reach Howard Chapel Road turn and go north for about 1 mile. The cemetery is on the west side of the road and it is in the entrance of Patuxient River State Park.

The cemetery is not in very good condition. Broken headstones and headstones that are hidden are in there. There is overgrown grass and trees that are down.

There is a sign that is in front of the cemetery that says, "In 1862, the cemetery became the burial ground of the Ancestors of the original African American Community of Howard Chapel."

This is a work in progress.

I visited and walked this cemetery starting Jan 08, 2003 and continuing.

- Anne Braun

Gaither, Lucy, d. Jun 19 1912, age: 89yr 10mo 7da
Green, Melinda J., b. 1847, d. 1924, w/o Donald
Hackett, Lloyd A., b. Jul 14 1879, d. Aug 24 1903, age 24yr 1 month and 10da
Howard, George E., d. Dec 8 1901, age 26yr
Howard, Greenberg, b. 1903, d. 1918, s/o George and Louise
Howard, Harriet H., b. Feb 9 1843, d. Jul 31 1917, age: 74yr 5mo 22da, w/o John
Howard, Henry, d. Feb 12 1834, in his 60th year
Howard, J. Howell, b. 1879, d. 1936
Howard, J. Singleton, b. Jul 11 1864, d. Jul 31 1940
Howard, John B., b. Jan 29 1885, d. May 12 1920
Howard, Laura P., b. 1898, d. 1939, Mother
Howard, Martha G., b. 1866, d. 1937, s/w J. Howell
Ishwood, Maurice, d. Dec 9 1892, age 3mo 9da
Ishwood, Wayman, b. Sep 6 1890, d. Jun 7 1917, s/o Arthur and Anne
Miles, Deborah D., b. Apr 16 1872, d. Oct 20 1896, age 24yr 6mo 4da, w/o Scott
Nettles, William H., d. Oct 14 1918, age: 62yr, h/o Bettie
Simpson, Mildred Whitman, d. Jul 22 1912, age 22yr, d/o Margaret Whitman
Vonce, Christeen Howard, b. Dec 11 1874, d. Oct 19 1931, d/o John and Harriet Howard

 

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