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Duplin County
North Carolina

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Duplin County

Index to Locations

  • Faison Faison Cemetery
  • Near Kenansville Graham Cemetery
  • Wallace Rockfish Memorial Cemetery
  • Wallace Rockfish Presbyterian Church Cemetery
  • Warsaw Pinecrest Cemetery


    Faison Cemetery
    Faison, Duplin County, North Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      John Miller Faison (1862-1915) — also known as John M. Faison — of Faison, Duplin County, N.C. Born near Faison, Duplin County, N.C., April 17, 1862. Democrat. Physician; farmer; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 3rd District, 1911-15. In failing health, he died by self-inflicted gunshot, in Faison, Duplin County, N.C., April 21, 1915 (age 53 years, 4 days). Interment at Faison Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1887 to Eliza F. DeVane.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Fannie Sutton Faison (1875-1955) — also known as Fannie Sutton; Mrs. Henry J. Faison — of Faison, Duplin County, N.C. Born August 28, 1875. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1924; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1932. Female. Died December 6, 1955 (age 80 years, 100 days). Interment at Faison Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Henry J. Faison (1854-1944).


    Graham Cemetery
    Near Kenansville, Duplin County, North Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      Owen Rand Kenan (1804-1887) — of North Carolina. Born in Kenansville, Duplin County, N.C., March 4, 1804. Member of North Carolina state legislature, 1834-38; Representative from North Carolina in the Confederate Congress, 1862-64. Died in Kenansville, Duplin County, N.C., March 3, 1887 (age 82 years, 364 days). Interment at Graham Cemetery.
      Relatives: Cousin *** of Augustus Holmes Kenan (1805-1870).
      Political family: Walker-Alston family of North Carolina.


    Rockfish Memorial Cemetery
    South N.C. Highway 41
    Wallace, Duplin County, North Carolina
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      David Newton Henderson (1921-2004) — also known as David N. Henderson — of Wallace, Duplin County, N.C. Born near Hubert, Onslow County, N.C., April 16, 1921. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; state court judge in North Carolina, 1958-60; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 3rd District, 1961-77. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Lions. Died in Wilmington, New Hanover County, N.C., January 13, 2004 (age 82 years, 272 days). Interment at Rockfish Memorial Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Rockfish Presbyterian Church Cemetery
    6270 South N.C. Highway 41
    Wallace, Duplin County, North Carolina
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      William Stokes Boney (1860-1946) — also known as W. Stokes Boney — of Wallace, Duplin County, N.C. Born in Duplin County, N.C., February 9, 1860. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Duplin County, 1913-14. Presbyterian. Died April 12, 1946 (age 86 years, 62 days). Interment at Rockfish Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Wells Boney (1824-1885) and Mary P. (Wells) Boney (1834-1895).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Pinecrest Cemetery
    Warsaw, Duplin County, North Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      Rivers Dunn Johnson (1885-1958) — also known as Rivers D. Johnson — of Warsaw, Duplin County, N.C. Born in Wilson, Wilson County, N.C., December 29, 1885. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Warsaw, N.C., 1909-10; member of North Carolina state senate 9th District, 1912-13, 1915-16, 1923-24, 1927-28, 1931-32, 1935-36; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1916, 1924. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Shriners; Order of the Eastern Star; Junior Order; Rotary. Died in Kenansville, Duplin County, N.C., January 13, 1958 (age 72 years, 15 days). Interment at Pinecrest Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Seymour Anderson Johnson (1838-1923) and Anne Eliza (Clarke) Johnson (1844-1923); married 1921 to Olivia R. Best (1897-1988).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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