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Penny Cemetery
Wake County, North Carolina

Lat: 35° 43' 05"N, Lon: 78° 41' 39"W
Middle Creek Township

Contributed by Shirley Olson, Jun 22, 2007 [shirley32olson@yahoo.com]. Total records = 6.

At the intersection of Lake Wheeler Rd. (SR 1371) with Penny Rd.(SR 1379), take Penny Rd. (only runs west) for a very short distance (maybe 1/8 mile), then bear right on to Yates Mill Pond Rd.(SR 1381). Pass a Wake Co. Recycling Site, (about another 1/8 mile) and turn right on to Golden Heights Dr.,an unpaved road. Drive about 1/4 mi. to the cemetery on the left in a patch of woods.

This road borders "Historic Yates Mill Park", and the cemetery is in a lovely serene setting, hidden from the hustle and bustle that exists a few miles away. A fence surrounds the graves and flowers are planted by the path leading to the gate.

I visited this cemetery and recorded from headstones all that was readable on Jun 20, 2007.

- Shirley Olson

Adams, Henry Gilman, b. 14 Jan 1870, d. 11 Jul 1870, s.o. S.C. & Mary A. Adams
Adams, Lucy Agnes, b. 23 Sep 1877, d. 19 Sep 1883, dau.o. S.C. & Mary A. Adams
Penny, J. Thomas, b. 9 Dec 1858, d. 14 May 1898
Penny, James, b. 18 May 1817, d. 25 Sep 1904, "Father", s.w. Mary & Nancy Penny
Penny, Mary Wood, b. 20 Sep 1820, d. 4 Aug 1902, "Mother", s.w. James & Nancy Penny
Penny, Nancy Pollock, b. 12 Sep 1862, d. 24 Oct 1862, Inf. dau of James & Mary Penny

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