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Barger Family Cemetery
Hickory, Catawba County, North Carolina

Contributed by Mary Lanaville, Mar 24, 2002
[marylanav@juno.com]. Total records = 13.

Directions in North Carolina, I-40 exit 125, turn south, then right [west] on Highway 70 about a mile and the cemetery is on the left [south] between the overpass for I-40 and a mattress store

I think J & L used cars owns the land around it. Currently there is no caretaker: however I noticed it because they are doing some construction around it.

They are building a car lot around it, but the man that was operating the heavy equipment, a Mr Craig from Lenoir says they plan to put shrubs around it and fix the fence and according to NC law they have to take care of it.

This cemetery is about 200 years old, I do not believe it is active. The sign says it was established about 1800 These are the only names remaining on tombstones now.

I read the cemetery 01 Mar 2002.

- Mary Lanaville

Barger, Anna G, no dates
Barger, Christian, b. Feb 14 1777, d. Oct 27 1846, 2 markers (died the 27th day of Oct 1846 age 69 year 8 month 13 day)
Barger, David, b. Mar 12 1808, d. Sep 30 1871, aged 68y 4m & 18d
Barger, Sarah, d. 6 Apr 1820 aged 79yr 7mo, two markers
Barger, Simeon B, b. Sep 7 1806, d. May 24 1891 aged 84y 8m 2d, Tomb above ground vault
Barger, Simeon, b. Jan 26 1778, d. Oct 23 1860, two markers, (d. Oct 3, 1860 aged 85y 8m 20d, old stone)
Barger, Thomas, b. 1816, d. Apr 27 1876, aged 59y 11m 5d, footstone TB
Brinkley, Carissa, b. 1813, d. 1889, Grandmother, Erected by J R Brinkley, M.D. Del Rio, Tex, Large Stone shared with William
Brinkley, William, b. 1810, d. 1867, large stone shared with Carissa, Grandfather, footstone WB
Burns, Emma, b. Oct 5 1814, d. Mar 16 1888, Grandmother
Peterson, Eahelizabeth, b. Oct 9 1847, d. Oct 17 1900
Peterson, Hanah, d. 1868
Zeitz, Rachel, d. 14 Feb 1812, aged 29y [backward's' or 'Z']

Footstone: RB

 

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