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MOUNT ZION BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY


Mt. Zion Gate

Photographs on this page Paulette Johnston

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CEMETERY INSCRIPTIONS OF DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC
Compiled by Lillian H. Harley, Pattie W. Heaton, Lillian D. Kizer
Location: Three miles northwest of St. George on S-18-86, known as Mt. Zion Road.

History: This is an excerpt from a deed dated May 1, 1875 from W. G. Way to Mount Zion Baptist Church and recorded in Deed Book 21, page 303 at the Dorchester County Courthouse: "Know all men by these presents, that I, W. G. Way, of the county of Colleton, in the state aforesaid, planter, for and in consideration , of the Love and regard I have for the cause of Christ, and all earnest desire for the promotion of the same, have given, granted, conveyed, and released, and by these presents, do give, grant, convey and release unto trustees for Mount Zion Baptist Church and unto their regularly and legally appointed successors in office, in trust for the use benefit and service of the ministry and membership of the said Mount Zion Baptist Church, all that certain piece, parcel or lot of land, containing two and one half acres, more or less, situate, lying and being in George Township, in the said County of Colleton, in the State aforesaid, on the road know as the "Three Chops Road," and including the Burial ground known as 'Ways Burial Ground.'" Pattie W. Heaton

Copyists: Jakie Walters, Mrs. Margaret C.Walters.

Date: March 1979.
 
 
 

 
Ann Beaudrot
Feb. 4, 1937
Feb. 11, 1937

Barney Bowers
1918  -  1977

Lillie J. Bozard
Aug. 5, 1879
June 25, 1907

Gladys C. Bunch
Nov. 10, 1902
Aug. 6, 1965

Jane E. Wimberly Canady
Oct. 12, 1868
Feb. 17, 1929

INFANT Daughter of
H. C. & A. L. Chinners
June 9, 1951
June 10, 1951

Lula Chinners
Aug. 22, 1877
Aug. 23, 1943


Alice Zeigler Crook
1949  -  ____

Carol Louise Crook
Apr. 17, 1944
Apr. 23, 1944

Carry L. Crook
July 28, 1848
Oct. 24, 1905

Emma D. Crook
Oct. 26, 1870
Jan. 25, 1959

Frances Ideal Crook
Oct. 1, 1922
Jan. 7, 1924

J. W. Crook
Feb. 18, 1846
March 16, 1914

Jacob Cicero Crook
Dec. 18, 1888
Apr. 5, 1960

Katie Bell Ackerman Crook
Sept. 21, 1903
May 13, 1978

Lonnie P. Crook
Sept. 4, 1891
Jan. 16, 1958

Mitchell Thomas Crook
May 1, 1978
May 1, 1978

Neina Crook
Apr. 12, 1882
March 9, 1955

Samuel P. Crook
June 12, 1908
Jan. 31, 1960



William Damon Crook
June 18, 1971
June 18, 1971

William S. Crook
May 14, 1868
Aug. 16, 1928

Willie M. Crook
Aug. 17, 1898
Sept. 23, 1906

INFANT Daughter of
R. C. & D. Wimberly Dukes
Sept. 24, 1975

A. L. Eadie
d. Dec. 3, 1937

Lillie E. Felder
Dec. 21, 1892
July 8, 1931

Julia P. Garner
1876  -  1954

William G. Garner
1869  -  ____

Stephen Russel Hartzog
Oct. 21, 1960
Oct. 23, 1960

Daniel L. Heaton
Apr. 2, 1887
May 4, 1966

Essie W. Heaton
Feb. 4, 1894
Jan. 29, 1969

INFANT Son of Mr. &
Mrs. D. L. Heaton
June 30, 1928

INFANT Daughter of 
James E. & Essie Heaton
Aug. 23, 1925
Aug. 25, 1925
James E. Heaton
Jan. 6, 1892
Feb. 7, 1951

Perlie W. Heaton
Sept. 7, 1899
Nov. 9, 1970

Mouzon L. Hilton
March 14, 1909
Jan. 12, 1947

John S. Kent
July 24, 1852
Jan. 25, 1931

Emma Kizer
March 26, 1874
Dec. 20, 1963

Jennie Ethel Kizer
July 13, 1892
July 22, 1902

William Fredrick Kizer
Sept. 15, 1910
Aug. 29, 1975

Hattie Eugene Knight
Oct. 26, 1877
Jan. 3, 1934

INFANT Daughter of
J. D. & Louise Knight

Pauline Knight
May 7, 1919
Nov. 10, 1919

Samuel M. Knight
Sept. 6, 1913
May 12, 1966

Woodrow D. Knight
Jan. 27, 1921
Sept. 17, 1921



Herman C. Kochler
Jan. 2, 1921
Jan. 26, 1969

Prudence R. Larisey
Aug. 20, 1861
July 30, 1945

Allen McCrady
July 2, 1913
Feb. 3, 1918

Earnest Dozier McElveen
Oct. 3, 1895
June 28, 1961

Cornealious McGrew
1918  -  1922

INFANT Daughter of
Mr. & Mrs. W. B. McGrew
Dec. 3, 1927
Jan. 21, 1930

INFANT Son of 
Mr. & Mrs. W.B.McGrew
Jan. 25, 1941
Jan. 26, 1941

Irland O. McGrew
1891  -  1926

Rose Marie McGrew
Oct. 26, 1944
Oct. 26, 1944

Paul Madison Metts
June 22, 1886
June 20, 1964

Thomas A. Mizell, Jr.
Oct. 26, 1945
Apr. 27, 1969

Mouzon Infants
(no dates)



David Myers
Sept. 15, 1889
May 24, 1966

Dennis M. Patrick
Feb. 22, 1911
May 2, 1962

Dave J. Poland
1877  -  1959

Allen E. Proctor, Sr.
1919  -  1979

Edward V.Proctor
Aug. 20, 1879
May 10, 1933

INFANT Sons of
Edward V. & Corrie
Hilton Proctor
Feb. 1929

Jerome L. Proctor
Feb. 15, 1924
Feb. 23, 1947

Malcolm A. Proctor
Nov. 24, 1916
Aug. 26, 1926

Bruceton Reeves
May 9, 1900
Feb. 3, 1973

Daughter of
Billy & Lou Reeves
(no dates)

D. A. Reeves
Aug. 13, 1850
May 5, 1929

Delbert Reeves
1902  -  1978

Jessie May Reeves
Nov. 10, 1890
March 14, 1924
Kimmie Howell Reeves
Jan. 18, 1866
Nov. 18, 1929

Robert Perry Reeves
Nov. 26, 1896
Sept. 24, 1904

A. Rickenbaker
Nov. 8, 1824
May 5, 1896

Alice Fewox Stokes
Rickenbaker
Apr. 16, 1861
Oct. 19, 1945

Carrie Rickenbaker
Feb. 11, 1836
May 9, 1927

David E. Rickenbaker
July 20, 1867
Sept. 9, 1937

Emma R. Rickenbaker
Sept. 19, 1891
July 21, 1900

Felder L. Rickenbaker
March 18, 1876
Sept. 19, 1943

Frank A. Rickenbaker
June 18, 1844
May 13, 1925

George E. Rickenbaker
Jan. 21, 1904
Jan. 3, 1905

Grover Rickenbaker
Oct. 26, 1898
Jan. 20, 1962

INFANT Daughter of
D. E. & L. V. Rickenbaker
1892

Lawton Rickenbaker
June 29, 1875
June 17, 1907

Louise Reeves Rickenbaker
Sept. 21, 1866
March 18, 1949

Lueybell Stack Rickenbaker
1910  -  1942

Miream Rickenbaker
Nov. 10, 1928
Jan. 28, 1929

Myrtle Rickenbaker
Aug. 30, 1908
June 21, 1932

Pinckney L. Rickenbaker
May 28, 1887
Sept. 2, 1958

Sarach Rickenbaker
Dec. 9, 1893
July 19, 1900

Shirley Ann Rickenbaker
Feb. 27, 1936
Jan. 24, 1953

Sidney Rickenbaker
Oct. 16, 1889
July 22, 1977

INFANT Son of
Harry & Carrie Schideaman
Nov. 9, 1916
Nov. 16, 1916

Rex Smoak
July 14, 1963
Nov. 28, 1967

David Stallings
1910  -  1971



Nora Rickenbaker Stallings
June 9, 1882
Aug. 16, 1962

Rudolph Stallings
Nov. 26, 1903
Dec. 2, 1963

Docia Steverson
Apr. 14, 1884
Sept. 29, 1947

H. F. Steverson
July 7, 1874

Hazel Steverson
Aug. 3, 1912
Apr. 17, 1957

Walter Adolph Steverson
June 25, 1916
Oct. 10, 1957

Herbert Traxler
Nov. 5, 1906
Jan. 24, 1979

Herbert Traxler, Jr.
Jan. 22, 1938
Jan. 13, 1963

James J. Traxler
Oct. 27, 1866
Jan. 18, 1935

Joana Crook Traxler
Dec. 10, 1866
Oct. 2, 1929

Percy J. Traxler
Oct. 17, 1901
Oct. 14, 1967

Annie Mae Thornal
May 24, 1914
Oct. 31, 1962



Roland Thornal
May 7, 1912
July 9, 1939

Charlie W. Walters
May 4, 1913
May 24, 1970

INFANT Daughter of
Charlie & Margaret C. 
Walters
Jun. 9, 1939

Daisy Lee Way
Oct. 22, 1886
Nov. 25, 1886

Florence Jessie Way
Nov. 6, 1881
July 27, 1896

Grace Marie Way
Aug. 23, 1928
Aug. 25, 1928

Gus Eugene Way
Oct. 21, 1898
Mar. 31, 1977

James Conroy Way
Jan. 31, 1923
__________

Irvin R. Way 
Feb. 7, 1850
Aug. 23, 1884

Lottie Jane Way
Aug. 23,1904
May 26, 1905

Mary A. Way
Feb. 6, 1864
Dec. 12, 1941

Myrtis V. Way
May 9, 1920
Oct. 7, 1932

Rachel Anna Way
Aug. 4, 1877
Jun. 26, 1910

Richard F. Way
Nov. 15, 1887
Apr. 21, 1971

Theddis Raymond Way
Dec. 27, 1928
Feb. 15, 1929


Virgie V. Way
Oct. 25, 1902
Jan. 20, 1955

Walter Columbus Way
Nov. 15, 1888
July 28, 1905

Tillie Weatherford
Apr. 21, 1891
Jun. 17, 1945

Walter Wilson
Feb. 24, 1873
Mar. 5, 1924

Aaron Jethre Wimberly
Aug. 29, 1926
July 17, 1928

Adren Wimberly
Apr. 27, 1904
Sept. 11, 1908

Addrin A. C. Wimberly
Oct. 2, 1866
Apr. 3, 1902

Arthur E. Wimberly
Mar. 27, 1898
Dec. 1, 1970

Benyan N. Wimberly
Jan. 11, 1908
Oct. 30, 1914


C. C. Wimberly
Dec. 11, 1872
Mar. 26, 1910

D. Randy Wimberly
1904  -  1953

Dennis R. Wimberly
Aug. 6, 1930
May 21, 1970

Dora K. Wimberly
Apr. 29, 1860
Dec. 16, 1929

Emma L. Wimberly
Jan. 14, 1911
July 7, 1911

Felecia Wimberly
Oct. 10, 1904
Nov. 1, 1905

Fred Wimberly, Jr.
Oct. 3, 1914
Sept. 5, 1916

Frederick M. Wimberly
Apr. 17, 1875
Feb. 18, 1952

India H. Wimberly
Sept. 30, 1894
May 18, 1951

INFANT Son of
J. I. & E. L. Wimberly
July 12, 1904
July 13, 1904

INFANT Son of
W. R. & M. J. Wimberly
Oct. 28, 1915
Nov. 12, 1916

Isaac Wimberly
Aug. 12, 1898
Jan. 11, 1900

Jeff D. Wimberly
Sept. 11, 1906
Mar. 12, 1952

Jessie P. Wimberly
Oct. 29, 1897
Sept. 2, 1901

John L. Wimberly
July 26, 1868
Jan. 18, 1919

Johna Wimberly
Nov. 27, 1900
Mar. 24, 1901

Joseph Nathaniel Wimberly
May 2, 1897
Dec. 15, 1976

Lillie Kent Wimberly
Mar. 1, 1894
Aug. 16, 1972

Lilly Infinger Wimberly
June 2, 1879
Apr. 8, 1967

Mamie B. Wimberly
Nov. 20, 1911
Jan. 8, 1944

Mary C. Wimberly
Dec. 19, 1846
Sept. 29, 1897

Mary J. Wimberly
Nov. 6, 1880
Aug. 4, 1947

N. L. Wimberly
1845  -  1917

Penkney L. Wimberly
Apr. 30, 1886
Oct. 6, 1956



Pinkney L. Wimberly
Aug. 22, 1919
Jan. 20, 1922

Postell Nathaniel Wimberly
Oct. 27, 1913
Jan. 15, 1915

Terri Lynn Wimberly
Mar. 19, 1959
Mar. 20, 1959

Thomas M. Wimberly
Oct. 24, 1891
Sept. 23, 1954

Walter Wimberly
Jan. 12, 1908
June 16, 1970

William Rex Wimberly
Jan. 10, 1878
July 28, 1941

Cornelia Way Wise
Dec. 24, 1875
Aug. 28, 1950

Frank Wise
Nov. 13, 1872
July 24, 1912

Nellie Wise
Dec. 3, 1902
Dec. 17, 1953

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


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