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Pasquotank County
North Carolina

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Pasquotank County

Index to Locations

  • Private or family graveyards
  • Elizabeth City Unknown location
  • Elizabeth City Episcopal Cemetery
  • Elizabeth City Hollywood Cemetery
  • Elizabeth City Old Hollywood Cemetery
  • Elizabeth City Pool Cemetery
  • Pasquotank Swann Family Cemetery


    Private or family graveyard
    Pasquotank County, North Carolina


    Unknown Location
    Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, North Carolina


    Episcopal Cemetery
    Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, North Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      John Christoph Blucher Ehringhaus (1882-1949) — also known as J. C. B. Ehringhaus — of Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, N.C.; Raleigh, Wake County, N.C. Born in Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, N.C., February 5, 1882. Democrat. Lawyer; member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1905-08; Solicitor, 1st District, 1910-22; Governor of North Carolina, 1933-37; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1940, 1944 (speaker), 1948. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Theta Nu Epsilon; Freemasons; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Elks. Died, of a heart attack, in his suite at the Sir Walter Hotel, Raleigh, Wake County, N.C., July 31, 1949 (age 67 years, 176 days). Interment at Episcopal Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Erskine Ehringhaus and Carrie Colville (Mathews) Ehringhaus; married, January 4, 1912, to Matilda Bradford Haughton (1890-1980).
      Ehringhaus Street, in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, is named for him.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Clinton Levering Cobb (1842-1879) — of North Carolina. Born in Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, N.C., August 25, 1842. Republican. U.S. Representative from North Carolina 1st District, 1869-75; defeated, 1874. Died in Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, N.C., April 30, 1879 (age 36 years, 248 days). Interment at Episcopal Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Matilda Haughton Ehringhaus (1890-1980) — also known as Matilda H. Ehringhaus; Matilda Bradford Haughton; Mrs. J. C. B. Ehringhaus — of Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, N.C.; Raleigh, Wake County, N.C. Born in North Carolina, October 23, 1890. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1952. Female. Died, in a nursing home at Raleigh, Wake County, N.C., June 16, 1980 (age 89 years, 237 days). Interment at Episcopal Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, January 4, 1912, to John Christoph Blucher Ehringhaus (1882-1949).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Hollywood Cemetery
    Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, North Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      Jethro Anderson Hooper (1871-1950) — also known as Jethro A. Hooper — of Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, N.C. Born in North Carolina, June 18, 1871. Republican. Postmaster; delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1932; U.S. District Court Clerk. Died, from arteriosclerotic heart disease, in Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, N.C., April 9, 1950 (age 78 years, 295 days). Interment at Hollywood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edward O'Neal Hooper (1839-1919) and Mary Elizabeth (Midgett) Hooper (1844-1929); married 1890 to Mary Comfort Jones Quidley; married to Sadie Aycock (1891-1955).


    Old Hollywood Cemetery
    Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, North Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      George Washington Brooks (1821-1882) — of Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, N.C. Born in Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, N.C., March 16, 1821. Lawyer; member of North Carolina house of commons, 1852, 1865-66; delegate to North Carolina state constitutional convention, 1865-66; U.S. District Judge for North Carolina, 1865-72; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina, 1872-82; died in office 1882. Died in Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, N.C., January 6, 1882 (age 60 years, 296 days). Interment at Old Hollywood Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: George Washington
      See also federal judicial profile
      Isaac Melson Meekins (1875-1946) — also known as Isaac M. Meekins — of Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, N.C. Born in Tyrrell County, N.C., February 13, 1875. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Elizabeth City, N.C., 1897; postmaster at Elizabeth City, N.C., 1903-08; delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1904, 1912, 1916, 1920, 1924; candidate for Governor of North Carolina, 1924; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina, 1925-45; took senior status 1945. Died November 21, 1946 (age 71 years, 281 days). Interment at Old Hollywood Cemetery.
      See also federal judicial profile
      Edwin Ferebee Aydlett (1857-1930) — also known as E. F. Aydlett — of Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, N.C. Born in Camden County, N.C., May 14, 1857. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1912, 1916 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business); U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, 1920-21. Baptist. Member, Kiwanis. Died in 1930 (age about 73 years). Interment at Old Hollywood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Abner Aydlett and Clotilda (Lamb) Aydlett; married 1883 to Ettie Hunter Briggs; married to Kate Wood.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Pool Cemetery
    Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, North Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      Walter Freshwater Pool (1850-1883) — of North Carolina. Born in North Carolina, 1850. Republican. U.S. Representative from North Carolina 1st District, 1883; died in office 1883. Died in 1883 (age about 33 years). Interment at Pool Cemetery.
      Relatives: Nephew of John Pool (1826-1884).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Swann Family Cemetery
    Pasquotank, Pasquotank County, North Carolina
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      John Swann (1760-1793) — of Pasquotank County, N.C. Born in Pasquotank County, N.C., 1760. Delegate to Continental Congress from North Carolina, 1788. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Pasquotank County, N.C., 1793 (age about 33 years). Interment at Swann Family Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1790 to Penelope Johnston (1771-1820; daughter of Samuel Johnston (1733-1816)).
      Political family: Iredell-Johnston-Cameron family of North Carolina.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


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