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Sunset Lake Rd/Stephenson Rd. Cemetery
Wake County, North Carolina

Sunset Lake Rd
Holly Springs NC

Lat: 3540'48"N, Lon: 7848'37"W

Contributed by Shirley Olson, Mar 12, 2002 [shirley32olson@yahoo.com]. Total records = 14.

From Raleigh take the beltline (Hwy. 440, US 1, and Hwy. 64 W) west to the Apex (Hwy. 55) exit on US 1, (Williams St.) Turn left at the light and go about 1 mile to a left turn onto Sunset Lake Rd., (SR. 1301) Go about 1 mile to the intersection of Stephenson Rd., (SR. 1302) which enters Sunset Lake Rd. from the left. The cemetery is on the NW corner.
This cemetery is in poor condition. The stumps of large oak trees dot the grounds which are unkempt. There is no fence or landscaping, and there are obviously more graves here than tombstones. Sunken spots indicate unmarked graves. This section of Sunset Lake Rd. is surrounded by trailer parks and very close to heavy industrial development. It is an abandoned cemetery with an uncertain future.

I surveyed this cemetery on 11 Mar 2002.

- Shirley Olson

??, Baby, b./d. 17 Jun 1926
Honeycutt, Annie, b. 10 Mar 1819, d. 20 Aug 1907
Honeycutt, Wesley, b. 17 Feb 1830, d. 22 Feb 1909
Jones, Dillia, b. 6 Mar 1847, d. 16 Dec 1912
Jones, J. M., b. 6 Mar 1849, d. 9 Apr 1929
Jones, Lydia, b. 9 Apr 1856, d. 30 Jan 1881
Jones, Margaret, b. 16 Jul 1856, d. 2 Feb 1908
Jones, S. E., b. 1843, d. 6 Jan 1893
Page, Annie, b. 24 Nov 1882, d. 24 Dec 1920
Smith, Millie, b. 16 May 1845, d. 27 Jun 1913
Smith, W. E., b. 14 May 1836, d. 22 Feb 1907
Stephens, S. R., 6 Jun 1861 (or 1881), d. 13 Jan 1932
Thomas, William H., b. 1875, d. 1896
Thomas, William K., b. 13 Sep 1911, d. 12 Mar 1913

Unmarked stone, several broken unreadable stones

 

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