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Jones Cemetery
Lodge, Colleton County, South Carolina

Lat: 33° 02' 52"N, Lon: 80° 56' 36"W

Contributed by Randy R. Jones, Apr 17, 2007, last edited May 07, 2007 [randyjones1963@aol.com]. Total records = 13.

The cemetery is about two miles south of Lodge SC on Hwy 64, headed towards Walterboro. The cemetery is on the right side, only a few feet off of the highway, before you come to the railroad crossing.

The Jones Cemetery is very small and fenced in. The cemetery sits on the edge of a very large track of private farmland. The land and the Jones Cemetery once belonged to its original owners, my great-great-great grandfather, Robert E. Jones and Melinda Caldwell. It has been neglected and abandon for many decades. The cemetery is terribly overcome with trees and brush. There have been no burials there since 1970.

I have transcribed from the readings done on Sep 11, 2006 when Terry Courtney and I visited the cemetery, copied and photographed the tombstones.

- Randy R. Jones

Carter, Daisy Lee, b. Oct 22, 1880, d. Sep 3, 1902, daughter of W.H
Carter, George, b. Aug 24, 1890, d. May 21, 1897, “son of George & Anna Carter”
Carter, Lizzie A. (Jones), b. Nov 12, 1857, d. Mar 26, 1889, wife of W.H
Carter, M. Clemmie (Jones), b. Apr 2, 1862, d. Oct 25, 1891, wife of W.H
Carter, Sallye Elizabeth, b. Nov 15, 1855, d. May 31, 1891, wife of Jesse
Carter, W. H., b. Mar 22, 1853, d. Nov 1, 1899
Jones, Clark Broxton, no dates, 5m 22d
Jones, Jesse Stancel, b. Sep 8, 1852, d. Oct 3, 1936
Jones, Melinda (Caldwell), b. Jan 26, 1833, d. Jul 1, 1892, wife of Robert
Jones, Melinda, b. Jun 29, 1875, d. Sep 11, 1875
Jones, Olive L., b. Aug 23, 1893, d. Nov 15, 1970, daughter of Jesse
Jones, Robert Sr., b. Mar 10, 1827, d. Oct 25, 1901
Jones, W. W., b. Feb 20, 1860, d. Sep 24, 1882

 

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