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POOR FARM CEMETERY
by Isabel McWhirter & Lavona Blackwell
This cemetery is in the city limits of Canton. To reach the cemetery follow State Highway 19 South, crossing Hwy 243, at top of hill take the first street Debby Drive until it merges with Denise Lane. Denise Lane deadends into Forrest Drive, the cemetery is on the left side of Forrest Drive at this intersection. Although there are no Headstones, the Court Records identifies twenty-three people by name and twenty-eight people identified only as Pauper. (Transcribers notes: The oldest marked grave is that of B. F. Foley d. 1 Apr, 1867. All of the graves in this cemetery list dates of deaths in the late 1800s.)
Surname First Name Birth Death ANDREWS CRIL UNKNOWN 1878 BERRY MALINDA UNKNOWN 1876 COLLINS LUM UNKNOWN 1897 DUNCAN JOE UNKNOWN 1896 ELLIOTT J. L. UNKNOWN 1885 EMERSON NONE UNKNOWN 1883 FLATT JOHN UNKNOWN 1885 FOLEY B. F. UNKNOWN 1867 HUFFER Mrs. ELIZABETH UNKNOWN 1874 JACKSON J. E. UNKNOWN 1880 JONES SALLIE UNKNOWN 1879 KELLY A. UNKNOWN 1878 LOVE NONE UNKNOWN 1891 MOFFETT Mr. UNKNOWN 1891 PALMER BILLIE UNKNOWN 1881 RANDLE NONE UNKNOWN 1884 SHAW CAROLINE UNKNOWN 1885 SHAW ISHAM UNKNOWN 1882 SMITH HARRISON UNKNOWN 1875 TUCKER JOHN UNKNOWN 1883 WHITE D. C. UNKNOWN 1882 WILWORTH RUBIN UNKNOWN 1887
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