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Gleaton Family Cemetery
Neeses, Orangeburg County, South Carolina

Lat: 33° 32' 07"N, Lon: 81° 11' 28"W

Contributed by Rella Gleaton, Sep 11, 2005 [rella@ultraplix.com]. Total records = 37.

From Neeses go north on US 321 about 1/10 miles to Highway 389, then northwest on Highway 389 1.6 miles to S-38-132 (Firetower Road), west on this road about 2.8 miles. Going from Springfield on Highway 4 go 8/10ths miles to Highway 3 going north 3.9 miles to S-38-132 (Firetower Road) going east on this road 3.5 miles. The cemetery is on the north side of the road.

This cemetery was part of the Henry Gleaton farm. Henry was a local banker. When we visited, this cemetery was in the middle of a cotton field. At one time it had a fence around it, but it was broken down or partially removed.

Many of the headstones were deteriorated and it was almost impossible to read some of the dates. Information in parenthesis is mine and not on the headstones. All of the Corbett, Wooley, Phillips and Bean families in this cemetery were related to the Gleaton family. This is not a complete listing of all the stones in the cemetery, but almost. We took movie pictures at the time and have a few still photos.

This reading is dedicated to the memory of Paul Jay Gleaton, our "Dad", who was born at Neeses, South Carolina and took us on a reminiscent tour of South Carolina and Georgia and the Gleaton family in 1993. He lived most of his life in Washington State. His father, Edgar Thomas, and his brother Johnnie J, are buried in this cemetery, as well as his grandparents John Wesley Gleaton and Rebecca Tindall Gleaton.

Jim and Paul Jay Gleaton and I walked and read all existing and legible headstones on Sep 11, 1993.

- Rella Gleaton
Key:
* = have photo tombstone
+ = no headstone verification
d/o = daughter of
h/o = husband of
s/o = son of
w/o = wife of

Alderman, Jennie Gleaton, b. Oct 1_, 1889, d. 1940 Feb 16 (first date unreadable)
Bean, D. L., b. Aug 15, 1834, d. 1895 Feb 07, s/w Jane & Mary E. (h/o Jane) *
Bean, Jane S. Gleaton, b. Mar 19, 1843, d. 1936 Nov 23, wife, s/w D.L. & Mary *
Bean, Mary E., b. Apr 10, 1873, d. 1873 Oct 28, their daughter, (d/o & s/w D. L. & Jane) *
Gleaton, (Adeline R. Taylor), b. 1839, d. 1902, w/o Paul A.
Gleaton, (Frances) Matilda (Argoe), b. Feb 17, 1883, d. 1973 Feb 22
Gleaton, ______, b. Jan 10, 1864, d. 1898 Jun 03 ( name unreadable)
Gleaton, Absolum G., no headstone, said to be buried here +
Gleaton, Anna R., b. Aug 10, 1852, d. 1904 Aug 16, & Levi A., d/o Thomas & Mary
Gleaton, Anna Rebecca (Salley), b. Jun 22, 1855, d. 1934 Jun 16, w/o L(evi) A.
Gleaton, Annie (Elizer) Yon, b. Nov 14, 1875, d. 1951 Jul 26, At Rest (w/o Thomas Lee) *
Gleaton, Annie J., b. Jan 14, 1904, d. 1970 Jan 10
Gleaton, Carrie, b. Jan 10, 1864, d. 1898 Jun 03
Gleaton, David T(homas), b. Nov 18, 1831, d. 1909 May 09, s/w Mary D. *
Gleaton, Edgar T(homas), Sr., b. Nov 23, 1869, d. 1924 Nov 29, h/o Alice Jay * Alice is buried at Westover Memorial Cemetery, Augusta, Ga.)
Gleaton, Essie, b. May 18, 1898, d. 1903 Jun 04 +
Gleaton, Henry C(lay), b. Feb 21, 1909, d. 1955 Apr 24 *
Gleaton, Henry Felder, b. Oct 14, 1878,d. 1931 Apr 08 *
Gleaton, John W., mostly unreadable (b. Mar 09, 1839, d. 1892 Nov 11), h/o Rebecca *
Gleaton, Johnnie J., b. Jan 14, 1904, d. 1907 Jan 10, (s/o Edgar T. & Alice Jay) *
Gleaton, Katie Marie, b. May 2, 1896, d. 1900 Jul 18
Gleaton, Keziah (Eleanor), b. May 3, 1847, d. unreadable broken stone (d/o Thomas Jr. & Mary) *
Gleaton, L. A., b. Dec 07, 1904, d. 1905 Aug 29, s/o H. F. & Matilda *
Gleaton, Levi A(lexander), b. Aug 10, 1852, d. 1904 Aug 16 (15), s/o Anna R. & Thomas
Gleaton, Martha Ann, b. Jun 08, 1844, d. 1860 Sep 10
Gleaton, Mary D(arby Tindal), b. Mar 2, 1827, d. 191_ Oct 07, s/w David T. *
Gleaton, Matilda A., b. Feb 17, 1883, d. 1973 Feb 22 *
Gleaton, Oscar Wesley, b. Apr 11, 1868, d. 1884 Oct 09 +
Gleaton, Paul A(cberius), b. 1839 (1849) , d. 1902
Gleaton, Paul, d. 1873 or 1878?, Infant
Gleaton, Reba, b. Apr 08, 1907, d.1908 Jun 04, @1y 1m 26d, d/o H.F.& Matilda *
Gleaton, Rebecca, b. Jul 31, 1846, d. 1897 Jun 08, w/o John W. *
Gleaton, Richard Samuel, b. Feb 22, 1836, d. 1895 Nov 05 *
Gleaton, Thomas L(ee), b. Dec 18, 1862, d. 1932 Feb 11
Phillips, Merrena J., b. Feb 13, 1807?, d. May 20, 18??, d/o Wm T.J.& M.O. +
Wooley, Mary Alice Gleaton, b. Nov 03, 1868, d. 1969 Mar 28, his wife, w/o Robert *
Wooley, Robert Russell, b. Apr 25, 1871, d. 1937 May 13, s/w Mary Alice *

 

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