Edward M. Pearson Family Cemetery
Notes:Located approx. 1 mi. south of Benton Rd. (Route 601). Follow Benton Rd. east a few hundred yards past the Brunswick - Greensville line. Turn right onto a logging road and follow it about 0.57 mi. to a fork. Bear right and go about 0.5 mi. The cemetery is on the left (south side), approx. 300 yd. before the very large power line.
Latitude:36º 35' 6.8" N   (36.585222)
Longitude:77º 44' 43.3" W   (-77.745361)
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Only three inscribed stones were found, however several more grave exist, evidenced by field stone markers or uniform depressions. There are, at the very least, 5 more graves there, and possibly many more.

Edward M. Pearson3 Sep 1825 —8 Mar 1897Gone But Not Forgotten
Pvt. Edward Morris Pearson of Coleman's Artillery, CWS f BCV, pp. 421-22. Notes: This small stone has been broken into several pieces but all pieces are there and when assembled together it is easily readable.



Elizabeth Pearson13 Jul 1836 —1 Feb 1913Wife of
E.M. Pearson
We will meet again
Elizabeth Brewer, second wife of E.M. Pearson, CWS f BCV, p. 422.



Lizzie G. Carpenter8 May 1904 —24 Dec 1906Daughter of
W.M. & N.I. Carpenter
Gone But Not Forgotten
This is a daughter of William M. Carpenter and Irene Pearson, daughter of E.M. and Elizabeth Pearson, CWS f BCV, pp. 93, 422.

 

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