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JACKSON CEMETERY

Kizer Jackson Cemetery
Photographs on this page Paulette Johnston


from
CEMETERY INSCRIPTIONS OF DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC
Compiled by Lillian H. Harley, Pattie W. Heaton, Lillian D. Kizer
Location: Southwest of Indian Field Church on dirt road west of US Hwy 15.  (See amended directions below)

Reported by Mr. Lewis D. Kizer. Shown by Mr. Peter Pendarvis.

Mr. Earl Wagers told us that the Jacksons owned the land when the cemetery was founded. Miss Eula Kizer said two Kizer Children were buried there, which is believed to have been Dave and Elizabeth Kizer's son and daughter. The land bounding the cemetery was owned at one time by Mr. Dave Carn, but at present time Mr. James Infinger owns the adjoining land beside the cemetery. Mr. Peter Pendarvis led us to this old burying ground which is completely grown up, showed us the only remaining broken tombstone, and showed us the spot where he said Bunch Jackson was buried with no tombstone. From the gravestone there, the cemetery was established in 1890 or before. Lillian D. Kizer
Copists: Lillian D. Kizer, Lillian H. Harley. Date: April 18, 1979

 Darcus Jackson
Died Dec. 1, 1890
Aged 84 yrs
Though Thou Art Gone
Fond Memory Clings
To Thee

Bunch Jackson
(No tombstone or dates)

 

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

Kizer Jackson Cemetery Sign

Amended Directions provided by Paulette Johnston in May 2008:  Take Highway 15 North Out Of Saint George Dorchester County South Carolina. Go about 4 miles you will see a big Edisto Gas tank on your left. That is Deep Wood Road take a left the road is paved for a short distance then turns into dirt go a short distance will turn into paved road again. The sign will be on your left out in the middle of a field you will see a clump of trees that is where the cemetery is located. The person I talked to told me there was one stone there years ago but that is now gone.

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