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Moore County
North Carolina

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Moore County

Index to Locations

  • Private or family graveyards
  • Aberdeen Old Bethesda Cemetery
  • Aberdeen Presbyterian Cemetery
  • Carthage Unknown location
  • Carthage Cross Hill Cemetery
  • Glendon Glendon Christian Church Cemetery
  • Southern Pines Mount Hope Cemetery


    Private or family graveyard
    Moore County, North Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      Benjamin Williams (1751-1814) — of Johnston County, N.C.; Moore County, N.C. Born in Johnston County, N.C., January 1, 1751. Farmer; member of North Carolina state senate from Johnston County, 1780-81, 1784, 1786; member of North Carolina house of commons from Johnston County, 1785, 1789; U.S. Representative from North Carolina at-large, 1793-95; Governor of North Carolina, 1799-1802, 1807-08. Died July 20, 1814 (age 63 years, 200 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Old Bethesda Cemetery
    Aberdeen, Moore County, North Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
    Walter H. Page Walter Hines Page (1855-1918) — also known as Walter H. Page — of Garden City, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Cary, Wake County, N.C., August 15, 1855. Editor, The Atlantic Monthly magazine, 1896-99; U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain, 1913-18. Died in Pinehurst, Moore County, N.C., December 21, 1918 (age 63 years, 128 days). Interment at Old Bethesda Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Allison Francis Page (1824-1899) and Catherine (Raboteau) 'Kate' Page; brother of Robert Newton Page (1859-1933); married 1880 to Alice Wilson.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      Image source: Library of Congress
      Robert Newton Page (1859-1933) — also known as Robert N. Page — of Aberdeen, Moore County, N.C.; Biscoe, Montgomery County, N.C.; Southern Pines, Moore County, N.C. Born in Cary, Wake County, N.C., October 26, 1859. Democrat. Lumber business; treasurer, Aberdeen & Asheboro Railroad Co., 1890-1902; president, Citizens Bank and Trust Co., Southern Pines N.C.; vice president, Page Trust Co., Aberdeen, N.C.; member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Montgomery County, 1901-02; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 7th District, 1903-17. Member, American Academy of Political and Social Science. Died in Aberdeen, Moore County, N.C., October 3, 1933 (age 73 years, 342 days). Interment at Old Bethesda Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Allison Francis Page (1824-1899) and Catherine (Raboteau) 'Kate' Page; brother of Walter Hines Page (1855-1918); married, June 20, 1888, to Flora Shaw.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Presbyterian Cemetery
    Aberdeen, Moore County, North Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      Lauchlin Bethune (1785-1874) — of Fayetteville, Cumberland County, N.C. Born near Fayetteville, Cumberland County, N.C., April 15, 1785. Member of North Carolina state senate from Cumberland County, 1817-18, 1822-25, 1827; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 7th District, 1831-33. Died October 10, 1874 (age 89 years, 178 days). Interment at Presbyterian Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Unknown Location
    Carthage, Moore County, North Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      William Jackson Adams (1860-1934) — also known as William J. Adams — of Carthage, Moore County, N.C. Born in Rockingham, Richmond County, N.C., January 27, 1860. Democrat. Lawyer; member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1893; member of North Carolina state senate, 1895; superior court judge in North Carolina 13th District, 1908-21; justice of North Carolina state supreme court, 1927-34; died in office 1934. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association. Died, from complications of surgery for a kidney ailment, in the Brady Urological Clinic of Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md., May 20, 1934 (age 74 years, 113 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. S. D. Adams and Mary (Jackson) Adams; married to Florence Wall.


    Cross Hill Cemetery
    McReynolds Street
    Carthage, Moore County, North Carolina
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Union Lee Spence (1867-1954) — also known as U. L. Spence — of Carthage, Moore County, N.C. Born in Stanly County, N.C., August 20, 1867. Democrat. Lawyer; member of North Carolina state senate 12th District, 1903, 1935; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1924, 1928; member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1929-31. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association. Died June 30, 1954 (age 86 years, 314 days). Interment at Cross Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel Spence and Margaret (Reeves) Spence; married to Mary Worthy.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Glendon Christian Church Cemetery
    Glendon, Moore County, North Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      Garland Smith Garriss (1908-1968) — also known as Garland S. Garriss — of Troy, Montgomery County, N.C. Born in Margarettsville, Northampton County, N.C., February 23, 1908. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of North Carolina state senate, 1947-48, 1959-60, 1964-65. Methodist. Member, Rotary; American Legion. Died, of pneumonia and colon cancer, in Moore Regional Hospital, Pinehurst, Moore County, N.C., July 21, 1968 (age 60 years, 149 days). Interment at Glendon Christian Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Walter Garriss and Mamie (Smith) Garriss; cousin *** of Malcolm Buie Seawell (1900?-1976).
      Political family: Seawell family of North Carolina.


    Mount Hope Cemetery
    Southern Pines, Moore County, North Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      Burton Everett Hoskins (1867-1926) — also known as Burton E. Hoskins — of Barkhamsted, Litchfield County, Conn.; Greenville, Piscataquis County, Maine. Born in Barkhamsted, Litchfield County, Conn., October 24, 1867. Republican. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Barkhamsted, 1915-16. Died December 17, 1926 (age 59 years, 54 days). Interment at Mount Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of David Hoskins (1826-1898) and Lorena A. (Griswold) Hoskins (1835-1916); married to Laura M. Colt (1871-1950); second cousin twice removed of Oliver Owen Forward, Walter Forward and Chauncey Forward; second cousin four times removed of Noah Phelps; third cousin of Marcus Hensey Holcomb; third cousin thrice removed of Augustus Pettibone, Hezekiah Case, Elisha Phelps, Rufus Pettibone and Amos Pettibone; fourth cousin of Chauncey Forward Black (1839-1904) and Joseph Wells Holcomb; fourth cousin once removed of Bankson Taylor Holcomb, Thomas Holcomb, Jr. and Edmond Alfred Holcomb.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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