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CUMMINGS CHAPEL CEMETERY

Cummings Chapel Dorchester County South Carolina
Photograph Provided by April Allen (taken by Charlie Arnold)

Inscriptions from
CEMETERY INSCRIPTIONS OF DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC
Compiled by Lillian H. Harley, Pattie W. Heaton, Lillian D. Kizer
Location: Four miles West of Ridgeville, SC on S-18-136.

History: According to tradition this Methodist Church was first established as a brush arbor on two acres of land given by John N. Cummings and by the families Cummings, Green, Clayton and Muckenfuss about 1875. The church has been active off and on since that time under the Ridgeville charge. Recently, Mrs. Janie Riggs Felder gave additional land for enlarging the cemetery. This information on History of the Church supplied by G. H. Muckenfuss, Jr.

Copyists: Evelyn M. Hughes, Robbie Hughes.

Date: January 5, 1979

Cummings Chapel Cemetery
Photograph above and those linked from individual contributed by Paulette Johnston July 2008
 
Bessie Lee Britt Axon
1908  -  1977

Durham L. Axon
May 23, 1955
Age 74 years

S. F. N. Bishop
Oct. 9, 1858
Jan. 17, 1882

Donnie Michael Carter
Son of Jannie M. &
C. M. Carter
Dec. 6, 1950
June 27, 1952

Adam Herbert Clayton
Oct. 15, 1896
Dec. 18, 1963

Annie G.  -  Dau of
M. S. & L. F. Clayton
Oct. 28, 1892
Oct. 11, 1893

Eva E.  -  Dau of
M. S. & L. F. Clayton
Mar. 14, 1894
July 22, 1901

Janie Riggs Felder
Feb. 23, 1903
___________

Virgil B. Felder
Dec. 13, 1902
Aug. 20, 1969

Virgil B. Felder
Aug. 23, 1930
Jan. 5, 1945

Winehart H. Felder
Dec. 24, 1916

Blanche Matilda  - Dau
of J. A. & Geneva
Green
1878
Age 5 mo, 4 days

Infant dau of
J. A. & Geneva Green
(nd)

Celia Clayton Green
Sept. 9, 1891
April 21, 1963

Charlie Glen Green
April 21, 1890
Jan. 26, 1974

Baby Boy Green
1967

Baby Girl Green
1964

Dawson Vaughan Green
June 13, 1902
Jan. 22, 1932

Ella W. Green
1866  -  1940
Sam H. Green
1867  -  1933
Catherine C. Green
1839  -  1904
Mother
(One tombstone)

Eugene Green
1883  -  1936

Geneva J. C. Green
Son of J. A. &
Geneva J. Green
May 3, 1880
One mo., 20 days

Fred Summers Kemmerlin
Nov. 11, 1892
Nov. 9, 1963

Susie B. Kizer
Dec. 25, 1877
Aug. 8, 1950

Florence Langley
1905  -  1977

James Oscar  - Son of
E. T. & D. T. Moore
Dec. 16, 1872
Jan. 11, 1877

R. T. Moore  - Son of
Thomas & Latishum
Moore
Born in Pitt Co., NC
Sept. 4, 1835
Dec. 13, 1878
(broken tombstone)

John Noel Moorer, Jr.
July 28, 1938
Oct. 11, 1938

John Noel Moorer, Sr.
Sept. 26, 1910
Dec. 21, 1972

Allen W. Muckenfuss
Oct. 15, 1921
Age 81 yrs

Small unmarked grave

Archie Muckenfuss
1906  -  1964

Archie  - Son of
C. W. & C. V. Muckenfuss
(tombstone broken - nd)

B. L. (Fate) Muckenfuss
Oct. 8, 1893
Sept. 11, 1967

Carrie Lou Muckenfuss
Feb. 24, 1911
Aug. 14, 1974

Catherine V. Rumph
Wife of Charles W.
Muckenfuss
Nov. 15, 1872
May 22, 1945

Charlie Riggs
April 9, 1875
Aug. 30, 1926

Infant Riggs (nd)

Infant Riggs (nd)

Lillie Rosalee Riggs
Mar. 7, 1871
Mar. 13, 1934

Karen Teresa Roumillat
Oct. 10, 1967
June 15, 1968


Robyn Alesa Roumillat
Oct. 10, 1967
Dec. 21, 1969

*George Saulsberry
N. C.  MSGT Field Art.
WW II    BSM
Mar. 28, 1898
July 5, 1961

J. J. Saulsbery
July 16, 1875
May 15, 1909

Lular Saulsbery
Sept. 19, 1874
Sept. 3, 1918

M. A. Saulsbery
Jan. 9, 1842
Nov. 28, 1906

Dana C. Smoak, Jr.
Aug. 1, 1916
Sept. 23, 1960

Carolina Alice  -  Dau of
Jas. W. & Jane M.
Thomas
Aug. 23, 1887
Sept. 4, 1887


Irma Lee  -  Dau of
M. S. & C. R. Clayton
Dec. 22, 1912
Jan. 27, 1913

Julia F. Parler
Clayton.  Wife of
Adam H. Clayton
Aug. 27, 1893
May 30, 1944

Baby Boy Clayton
July 22, 1954

Katherine Rebecca
Green  -  Wife of
Middleton S. Clayton
Feb. 8, 1893
Sept.14, 1971

Lottie L.  -  Dau of
M. S. & L. F. Clayton
June 5, 1889
Sept 2, 1893

Louisa F.  -  Dau of
E. J. & E. J. Pennington
Wife of M. S. Clayton
Oct. 18, 1873
Nov. 12, 1911

Middleton Samuel Clayton
Feb. 25, 1863
Jan. 21, 1938

Geneva Jane, Consort
of J. A. Green
Dau of Hon. J. N. &
C. M. Cummings
Mar. 13, 1880
Aged 22 yrs, 3 mo., 19 days

Geo. W. Green
June 22, 1882
Jan. 7, 1918

Georgia  -  Dau of
S. G. & E. J. Green
Feb. 4, 1892
May 9, 1893

James Andrew Green
April 15, 1847
April 10, 1900

Infant son of
J. A. & R. E. Green
Jan. 5, 1887
Jan. 9, 1887

Jannetta N.  -  Wife of
C. W. Green
Sept. 23, 1853
Mar. 27, 1912

Lillian   -  Dau of
J. A. & R. E. Green
Aug. 13, 1888
Mar. 5, 1889


Margalee  -  Dau of
G. W. & J. N. Green
Mar. 28, 1892
June 28, 1892

Rebecca Elizabeth
Green  - Wife of
James Andrew Green
Jan. 14, 1863
May 20, 1909

Infant dau of
S. G. & E. J. Green
Feb. 25, 1889

Infant son of
G. W. & J. N. Green
Sept. 5, 1886

Emma Baxter  -  Wife of
W. W. Hilton
Sept. 4, 1880
Aug. 4, 1947

Charlie W. Muckenfuss
April 17, 1863
Sept. 17, 1933

E. Louis Muckenfuss
Nov. 18, 1914
___________

Emily L. Muckenfuss
Aug. 22, 1844
July 28, 1928

Florine Muckenfuss
Oct. 14, 1907
June 26, 1974

G. Palmer Muckenfuss
May 24, 1898
Dec. 29, 1954

G. Wallace Muckenfuss
Feb. 17, 1876
Nov. 9, 1962

George Howard
Muckenfuss, Sr.
Nov. 1, 1889
Nov. 29, 1964
Husband of Josie
Britt Muckenfuss

George P. Muckenfuss
May 5, 1826
Oct. 6, 1897

Jane Martha Muckenfuss
Jan. 10, 1833
Jan. 26, 1895

Josephine A.
Muckenfuss
Nov. 6, 1868
Nov. 16, 1906

Josie Britt
Muckenfuss
April 29, 1900
___________

Julia Brownlee
Muckenfuss
Oct. 7, 1884
May 14, 1964

PAPA
Julian Muckenfuss
Jan. 17, 1879
Feb. 20, 1942

Jane M. Thomas  -  Wife
of Jas. W. Thomas
June 23, 1855
Aug. 27, 1887

Marie Hall Thomas
May 17, 1883
Mar. 26, 1960

J. Blanche Wigger
Sept. 6, 1895
Oct. 5, 1925

John D. Wigger, Jr.
Sept. 15, 1894
Feb. 19, 1966

*Gary F. Wimberly
S. C. MMC US Navy
WW I and II
May 12, 1897
Nov. 8, 1965

Arthur M. Woodbury
Aug. 15, 1860
Feb. 23, 1881

Wooden Marker

Samuel Curtis  - Son of
Jessie N. & Julia A.
Youngblood
Born in Charleston, SC
Nov. 3, 1872
Aug. 27, 1892

Wooden Marker

Wooden Marker

Wooden Marker
Middleton Samuel Clayton
Son of M. S. & C. R.
Clayton
Feb. 6, 1918
Feb. 22, 1935

Willie P.  -  Son of
M. S. & L. F. Clayton
Oct. 5, 1890
Sept. 15, 1893

Caroline M.  - Wife of
John N. Cummings
Dec. 1, 1831
May 5, 1897

John N. Cummings
Feb. 7, 1826
Feb. 11, 1894

Cummings Plot

Annie Lee M.
Wimberly Davis
Sept. 29, 1921
Jan. 1, 1962

Shirley Ann Davis
May, 29, 1945
Oct. 31, 1968

Helen Thomas Evans
July 9, 1903
Mar. 28, 1960

Emma Jean M. Felder
Aug. 4, 1916
April 22, 1972

William W. Hilton
Oct. 1, 1877
Nov. 21, 1955

Edward J. Hoover
July 13, 1886
Oct. 9, 1959

Lex S. Hoover
June 5, 1894
April 2, 1967

*In Memory of
Lex S. Hoover, Jr.
June 5, 1924
Jan. 10, 1945
Killed in WW II
Buried in Manila,
Philippine Islands

Lexie E. Hoover, Jr.
June 6, 1969

Victoria S. Hoover
Nov. 9, 1898
June 8, 1974

Ruth Green Hughes
Jan. 26, 1894
Mar. 1, 1958

Baby Boy Jackson
April 19, 1955
6 days

Claude H. Jackson
April 5, 1880
Nov. 7, 1944

Emanuel Jackson
Dec. 25, 1845
Mar. 5, 1923

Madeline S. Jackson
Feb. 8, 1896
Sept. 7, 1960

S. A. Ozelah Jackson
Sept. 18, 1853
June 21, 1894

Leola Dantzler
Kemmerlin
April 15, 1895
Sept. 3, 1978

Mary Evelyn Byrd
Hook Muckenfuss
Nov. 11, 1912
Sept. 12, 1976
Wife of William
Austin Muckenfuss
Married Mar. 4, 1933

Phillip Wayne
Muckenfuss
Nov. 12, 1947
April 12, 1970
Son of Palmer G. &

Lois Fender
Muckenfuss

Ralph W. Muckenfuss
Sept. 6, 1915
April 26, 1977

William Austin
Muckenfuss
Jan. 6, 1905
_________

Alice Netta  -  Dau of
Reuben & Alice Owens
Nov. 20, 1879
Aug. 11, 1882
Reuben Goodman  -  Son of
Reuben & Alice Owens
Feb. 15, 1881
Aug. 23, 1882

Hoap Chastine Reeves
Sept. 23, 1894
Feb. 6, 1963

Marie Saulsbery Reeves
Wife of Hoap C. Reeves
Oct. 9, 1900
Aug. 28, 1978

Ida Jane Rhodes
May 31, 1881
Jan. 31, 1958

Lawrence Boswell Rhodes
Sept. 12, 1873
Oct. 25, 1931

Samuel Lever Rhodes
April 29, 1918
Mar. 21, 1938

Virginia Rhodes
Feb. 22, 1923
______  1925
Dau of L. B. &
I. J. Rhodes




  Photo of Cummings Chapel
Photograph above provided by April Allen, taken by her father
 
Photographs of Cummings Chapel Plaques by Paulette Johnston:
Established 1875
Cummings Chapel

CEMETERY INSCRIPTIONS OF DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC:
1979 Lillian H. Harley, Pattie W. Heaton, Lillian D. Kizer

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