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Stedman Family Cemetery
Cary, Wake County, North Carolina
High House Rd., Cary NC
Lat: 35° 46' 59"N, Lon: 78° 48' 53"W
Contributed by Shirley Olson, May 18, 2004 [email@example.com].
Total records = 3.
Location: 3/10 mi. west of the intersection of Maynard Rd.(SR 1415) and
High House Rd. (SR 1615), in Cary, on the south side of the road. Just prior
to the transmission wires overhead, a new road leads into a freshly laid
out subdivision, roads not yet completed. About 50 ft. straight ahead there
is an oak and pine covered area, full of scrubby growth and ground cover
less than 1/2 acre in size, and currently enclosed in protective temporary
platic fence. You can drive in and park although the road is rough and not
yet paved. This is an abandoned cemetery that will, I hope, be preserved.
Caution is required since there are deep depressions caused by the graves
This cemetery was disclosed to me by Det. Marcus Pearson, Cary Police,
who came across it while attempting to locate the proper location of
a headstone that was abandoned in Cary.
I clambered through the undergrowth with my faithful husband and recorded
all that was visible and readable on May 15, 2004.
Stedman, Ada L., b. 3 Jun 1866, d. age 29yr 7mo 18da, dau.
o. Jos. B. & Mary D. Stedman
Stedman, Mary D., b. 24 Feb 1829, d. 7 Nov 1886, age 57yr,
w. o. J. B. Stedman
Stedman, William A., b. 14 Nov 1860, d. 22 Jun 1890, s. o.
Jos. B. & Mary D. Stedman
There are 4 or more sunken graves in addition to these. There is
so much undergrowth that it is hard to be exact
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