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Wilson County
North Carolina

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Wilson County

Index to Locations

  • Wilson Maplewood Cemetery
  • Wilson Masonic Cemetery

    Maplewood Cemetery
    400 College Street
    Wilson, Wilson County, North Carolina
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Frederick Augustus Woodard (1854-1915) — also known as Frederick A. Woodard — of Wilson, Wilson County, N.C. Born in Wilson, Wilson County, N.C., February 12, 1854. Democrat. U.S. Representative from North Carolina 2nd District, 1893-97. Died in Wilson, Wilson County, N.C., May 8, 1915 (age 61 years, 85 days). Interment at Maplewood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Stephen Woodard (1826-1897) and Mary Melvina (Hadley) Woodard (1827-1874); married to Frances E. Rountree (1858-1894); married 1898 to Roe Ella Robbins (1857-1939).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frederick Louis Carr (1873-1939) — of Wilson, Wilson County, N.C. Born in Pitt County, N.C., August 7, 1873. Democrat. Farmer; bank director; director, Wilson Cotton Mills; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1904. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons. Died, from lobar pneumonia, in Wilson, Wilson County, N.C., November 28, 1939 (age 66 years, 113 days). Interment at Maplewood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Titus William Carr (1841-1903) and Ada Gray (Little) Carr; married, December 10, 1908, to Nancy 'Nannie' Branch (1879-1949).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas John Moore (1903-1972) — also known as Thomas J. Moore — of Wilson, Wilson County, N.C. Born in Saratoga, Wilson County, N.C., June 6, 1903. Republican. Pharmacist; delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1940, 1952 (alternate), 1956; chair of Wilson County Republican Party, 1952. Died, from pneumonia, possibly with lung cancer, in Wilson Memorial Hospital, Wilson, Wilson County, N.C., November 2, 1972 (age 69 years, 149 days). Interment at Maplewood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Aurelius Milton Moore (1868-1929) and Margaret Cornelia 'Maggie' (Owens) Moore (1878-1962); married to Marjorie Smith (1906-1988).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

    Masonic Cemetery
    Wilson, Wilson County, North Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      Owen Lun West Smith (1851-1926) — also known as Owen L. W. Smith — of Wilson, Wilson County, N.C. Born in slavery at Giddinsville, Sampson County, N.C., 1851. U.S. Minister to Liberia, 1898-1902. African ancestry. Died January 5, 1926 (age about 74 years). Interment at Masonic Cemetery.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary

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