Additional Onslow County cemeteries being cared for and researched exclusively by Jack
Robinson, through Resurrection Mission:
Petteway Cemetery--largest all African American "Family" cemetery within Onslow County. Not-less-then
125 graves of family members have been laid to rest in this cemetery with the most recent being conducted in September 2009.
Diggs Cemetery--Second largest all African American "community" cemetery within Onslow County.
Parker/Mills Cemetery--All African American family cemetery. Dates to ca.1880.
Petteway Cemetery--Small, all Caucacian family cemetery-- Adjacent to African American Petteway
family cemetery and were the original Plantation owners of African American Petteway ancesters.
Montford Cemetery--All African American family cemetery (Swansboro, N.C.).
Toutle Cemetery--All African American family cemetery-- is the final resting place of the only known
African American Spanish-American War veteran known to exist, from Onlsow County, N.C. Located on outskirts of Swansboro,
N.C., deep within a section of thick over grown forest.
Haggert Family Cemetery--Caucacian--Family cemetery just outside the town of Richlands, N.C. Within
this cemetery the first Mayor of Richlands (ca.1880) and, based only on oral history, the first females (sisters)
who graduated from now Duke University (ca.1880) are buried. Before any fallen headstones can be recovered to substatiate
these claims, there is over six inches of mulch and debris needing to be removed, before reaching the "original" ground surface.
Half Moon Cemetery--Caucacian--Now surrounded by "urban sprawl," with newest home inches from "known"
boundry of cemetery. Located on outskirts of Jacksonville, N.C. Not less then two Civil War Veterans were
buried in the Half Moon cemetery. Evidence suggest more than 100 individuals were laid to rest in the Half Moon
Coswell Family Cemetery--Caucacian--Another cemetery, among many throughout Onslow County, North Carolina,
surrounded by encrouching homes and businesses. Surrounded by chain-linked fence, this cemetery contain not-less-then
Strange/Baker Family Cemetery--Caucacian--Dates to the late 18th Century and is where one of the first
educators within Onslow county is buried. Located by accident by county water preservation crews, this cemetery contains
not-less-then 100 graves, many with original wooden markers.
Pearce/Pierce Family Cemetery--Caucacian--Not known to exist when the same county crews who located
the Strange/Baker graveyard. This graveyard is the final resting place of George Washington Pearce [Pierce] family members.
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