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Washington County
North Carolina

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Washington County

Index to Locations

  • Pleasant Grove Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery
  • Plymouth Methodist Cemetery

    Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery
    Pleasant Grove, Washington County, North Carolina
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      James Clinton Tarkenton (1885-1948) — also known as James C. Tarkenton; Jimmie Tarkenton — of Mackeys, Washington County, N.C. Born in Washington County, N.C., February 2, 1885. Republican. Railway station agent; merchant; delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1932. Died in Washington County, N.C., March 28, 1948 (age 63 years, 55 days). Interment at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James F. Tarkenton and Mary Tarkenton; married 1912 to Virginia Herrington (1892-1965).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

    Methodist Cemetery
    Plymouth, Washington County, North Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Latham (1811-1893) — of Plymouth, Washington County, N.C. Born in Beaufort, Carteret County, N.C., March 21, 1811. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1876 (member, Credentials Committee). Died in Plymouth, Washington County, N.C., May 20, 1893 (age 82 years, 60 days). Interment at Methodist Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John W. Latham (1778-1859) and Elizabeth (Stubbs) Latham (1787-1814); married, March 3, 1837, to Ann Taylor Walker (1818-1857); father of Louis Charles Latham (1840-1895); grandfather of Charles Louis Latham.
      Political family: Latham family of Greenville and Plymouth, North Carolina.
      Epitaph: "A loving Husband, an indulgent Father, a public spirited citizen and an Honest Man."
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

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