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Trinity Pentecostal Cemetery
Wake County, North Carolina

3000 Duraleigh Rd., Raleigh, NC

Lat: 35° 49' 17"N, Lon: 78° 42' 16"W

Contributed by Shirley Olson, May 02, 2002 [shirley32olson@yahoo.com]. Total records = 29.

Directions: From Raleigh, take Hillsborough St. west to the intersection of Blue Ridge Rd., turn right onto Blue Ridge Rd. You will pass the Fairgrounds on your left, the Vet. School and Meredith College on your right, cross over Hwy. 40, pass Rex Hospital on your right, and then directly in view is the old church with Duraleigh Rd. beginning on it's left and Blue Ridge Rd. curving to it's right. Stay on Duraleigh and pull into the driveway behind the church to park.

This area on the west side of Raleigh bustles with traffic, expensive new homes, shopping centers and office buildings. Nearby are Rex Hospital, NC State Fairgrounds, NC State Veterinary School, Meredith College, NC Museum of Fine Arts, hotels, state offices, etc. On TopoZone the area is marked "Tysonville".

It is hard to picture the small crossroads community that must have existed here once long ago. Behind an old red brick church building, that is noted on the local map as "Trinity Pent. Holiness", hidden from view, is this little cemetery.

Note: Trinity Pentacostal Cemetery, once located as this transcription says, has been removed to two different cemeteries. The church was demolished and on Sep 22, 2005 the graves were relocated as follows. All but the last 6 interments listed below were removed to Raleigh Memorial Park, located on a hillside at the rear of the cemetery. The 6 Tyson listings were moved to the Tyson Family Cemetery on Sep 22, 2005.

I have from tombstones when I walked the cemetery on Apr 29, 2002.

- Shirley Olson

Blake, F. Laurel, b. 29 Aug 1892, d. 10 Oct 1964
Blake, J. Meetres, b. 20 Jan 1882, d. 26 Dec 1925
Blake, James T., b. 31 Aug 1879, d. 1 Apr 1926
Blake, Lula L., b. 28 Aug 1896, d. 7 Jan 1989
Blake, S. Elizabeth, b. 12 Oct 1861, d. 15 Mar 1946
Byrd, Jana Daleth, b. 19 Sep, d. 21 Sep 1957
Emory, Ada Frances, b. 19 Dec 1922, d. 10 Dec 1925
Emory, Esther, b. 8 Nov 1894, d. 24 Jul 1980
Emory, John W., b. 9 Oct 1885, d. 7 Feb 1955
Emory, Pearl Pendergraft, b. 6 Dec 1896, d. 14 Aug 1964, w. of John W. Emory
Emory, Robert W., b. 11 Jul 1921, d. 18 Apr 1948
Emory, Ruby Glen, b./d. 29 Nov 1921, twin
Emory, Ruthie Grey, b./d. 29 Nov 1921, twin
Emory, William Fonzo, b. 1888, d. 1966
King, Infant, no dates, Child of Mallie & Connie King
Kirk, Annie Carter E., b. 28 Dec 1909, d. ????
Kirk, Infant dau., b./d. 1941
Kirk, Infant, b./d. 1925, child of Rev. E.L. & Cora Kirk
Kirk, Rev. E. L., b. 22 Jun 1887, d. 14 Jun 1970, member of W NC Conference, Pentecostal Holiness Church
Kirk, Twin boy, b./d. 1944
Langdon, Rose Marie, b. 24 May 1932, d. 18 Jun 1933, dau. Of W.B. & N.M. Langdon
Stephenson, Clessie, no dates
Sykes, Katie, no dates, 82 years
Tyson, Bessie Spence, b. 26 Feb 1906, d. 8 Jan 1998, married 1 Jan 1927
Tyson, Joyce Ellen Segroves, b. 12 Apr 1929, d. 10 Jul 1994
Tyson, Lillie S., b. 4 Jul 1876, d. 9 Mar 1963
Tyson, Rev. Nathan, b. 12 Dec 1869, d. 17 Jan 1957, founder of Tyson Chapel
Tyson, Richard Edward, b. 27 Sep 1927, d. ????, m. 3 Mar 1949, h. of Joyce Ellen
Tyson, Richard Nathan, b. 18 Sep 1900, d. 10 Dec 1989, h. of Bessie Spence

 

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