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AKA Ward's Chapel
An early and still active black cemetery in Oak Hill near Sycamore Crossing Road, consists of two neighboring plots, apparently primarily for the Garnett & Bonner families. West plot, (Garnett) has 20 known interments, 10 marked. The East (Bonner) Plot has 7 known interments, one marked. This cemetery is also known as Ward's Chapel.
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NOTE: I only do transcribing and helping people with genealogical research. I have nothing to do with the cemetery, so if you are looking for information on purchasing plots or rules and regulations of the cemetery, contact the caretaker or a local funeral home.
PLEASE CHECK the Cemetery Index page as the below table may not be complete.
|Last name||First name||Birth||Death||Comment|
|Bonner||Mrs. Kate||12 Aug 1880||1-Nov-79|
|Fletcher||Lottie B||24-May-05||w/o George|
|Fletcher||George||7 Jan 1889||30-Aug-52|
|Garnett||Vinie||5 Jul 1825||18 Jul 1920|
|Garnett||Chester||19 Jan 1892||7-Sep-74||h/o Annie Bonner|
|Garnett||Robert, Sr.||no date given||5-Jan-41|
|Garnett||Eliza||no date given||21-Jul-53|
|Pink||Kate Bonner||12 Aug 1880||1 Nov 1979||w/o John Thomas Pink|
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