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African American Cemeteries Relocated to White Pond Cemetery

According to The Cemeteries of the Savannah River Plant Site: An Inventory of Relocated and Remnants Cemeteries, the following cemeteries were moved from the Savannah River Plant site in the 1950’s to be relocated in the White Pond Cemetery. Text in red indicates information from tombstones I have located & photographed. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------The markers I have photographed are located at Fair Branch Missionary Baptist Church cemetery. The following 9 cemeteries were moved as part of Group 1 to New White Pond Cemetery which is located (1) mile NE of White Pond RR Crossing. Unknown Cemetery # 2 - listed as an old slave cemetery, total of 56 graves, mostly unknown. Walters, Eva , wife of Lee Williams 1914 Ashley, Chester (child) 8 Sep 1896 Ashley, Carrie (child) 15 Dec 1838 Jade, James B. 23 Apr 1929 Jade, Allen 24 Oct 1918 Robinson, Mrs. Laura 10 Jun 1922 Tyler, Susiana 28 Sep ? -----------------Unknown Cemetery #3 - listed as old slave cemetery, total of 22 graves Sapp, Adam 31 Jun 1916 Born 15 May 1890 -----------------Bush Cemetery #4 - total of 4 graves Bush (18 years) ------------------Reynolds Cemetery # 15 - total 10 graves Reynolds, Deacon Fleming 24 Jan 1944 Reynolds, Katie 23 Feb 1909 Reynolds, William 1 Oct 1945 ------------------Grubfield Cemetery # 20 - total 27 graves Johnson, Kate 4 Nov 1899 Bryant, Jefferson 8 Sep 1912 Age 58 YRS Stewart, Peter 20 Nov 1912 ------------------Asbury Chapel & Mixon Cemetery # 21 - total 47 graves Mixon, Jane Elizabeth 6 Jun 1917 Mixon, Daniel L. 11 May 1909 Lambert, Joe 10 Jan 1924 Parker, Ada Lambert Age 31 Taylor, Robert 10 Jan 1912 Bing, Frank 4 Dec 1916 Mixon, Cleveland 7 May 1913 Feb 23 1913?? ---------------------------Hazel Cemetery # 22 - total 4 graves Hazel, William B. 5 Feb 1921 -------------------------Hazel Cemetery # 23 - total 24 graves Hazell, Racheal 20 May 1875 Jeater, Goster (child) 29 Jul 1895 -------------------------Parker Cemetery # 25 - total 5 graves All unknown -------------------------

Information for personal research only. Not to be published in other forms. Always go to original source of information if you can. Mistakes can be made when extracting information. More research needs to be done to conclude that Fair Branch is the White Pond Cemetery mentioned in Relocation book. 1

African American Cemeteries Relocated to White Pond Cemetery

The following 8 cemeteries were part of Group 2:
Bryant Cemetery # 29 - total 13 graves Bryant, Silla 15 Feb 1904 -----------------------Sun Hill Cemetery # 36 - total 53 graves Patterson, Edmester 5 Aug 1906 Weathersbee, Holley Robertson, E. Ruth ------------------------Briar Hill # 39 - total 9 graves All unknown ------------------------Johnson Cemetery # 57 - total 1 grave Johnson, Robert 11 Jun 1950 --------------------------Fair Branch Cemetery # 59 - total 86 graves Cherry, Rev. G.W. 12 Sep 1924 Chery, Rev. G.W. 15 Nov 186? (need better pic) Rev. James M. Stephens 28 Jun 1944 born 26 Aug 1872 Dicks, Aney 1 Jun 1942 1 Jan 1866 - 1 Jun 1948 Hickson, Enoch 1941 Corbert, Enoch -11-1942 Hickson, Leroy 3-29-1941 Johnson, Henry 5 Jun 1919 Private Henry Johnson born 14 Jan 1894 Rountree, Mary 24 Jun 1908 46 yrs Dicks, Florence 1928 Dicks, Emily 1923 Dicks, Lamar 1949 Dicks, Joshua 22 Aug 1912 born 12 Mar 1908? Bing, Sarah J. 25 Feb 1910 born 19 Jun 1874 Hickson, Cyrus 8 May 1898 born 1844 Walker, Margaret 28 Aug 1901 born 20 Dec 1870 Blackman, Larry 3 Jul 1902 Hickson 7 Jun 1902 Johnston, Vinnie Vinnia 100 yrs 2 mo 10 days Johston, Alice 1931 Johnson, George 17 Dec 1939 Hickson, Samuel 18 Dec 1896 1896 (think I saw Samuel’s marker, new pic needed) Bing, Julia 20 Jan 1896 Bruce, Ann 6 Sep 1937 Bing, Ezekial 14 Jun 1938 born 23 Mar 1855 Bonner, William 27 Apr 1932 Dicks, Essie M. 22 Oct 1938 Eubanks, W.M. 15 Oct 1906 Williams, Major 1 Jun 1906 38 Yrs Patterson, Lucy 27 Jul 1921 Bush, Mary 14 Sep 1920 Bush, Jesse 14 Apr 1923 Williams, Peter 16 Apr 1888 1840 Sapp, Elias - 7 1943 born 1 Jul 1865 7 Jul 1943 Washington, Georgia 15 Feb 1890 born Nov 1888 Bush, Lidda 15 Jul 1892 Information for personal research only. Not to be published in other forms. Always go to original source of information if you can. Mistakes can be made when extracting information. More research needs to be done to conclude that Fair Branch is the White Pond Cemetery mentioned in Relocation book. 2

African American Cemeteries Relocated to White Pond Cemetery
Bush, E.A. 20 Dec 1895 Bush, John 23 Apr 1905 born 25 Jan 1821 Bush, Harriet 21 Jun 1909 born 25 Aug 1828 Bush, Leroy 27 Oct 1947 Bates, James 1 Aug 1934 Danridge, Emma Jane 28 Apr 1932 28 May 18__ 53 yrs Wife of Charlie Danridge Bates, Willie 21 Apr 1914 Different dates? 29 Aug 1913 - 21 May 19__ Patterson, Jersie Belle 26 Aug 1896 Daughter of Barney & Julia Patterson Patterson, Victoria 1 Feb 1894 Daughter of Barney & J (moss covering marker) Stephens, Anna 23 Apr 1901 Sanders, Sophia 1 Oct 1947 19 Oct 1947 78 Yrs Sanders, William 22 Sep 1918 born 1 Nov 1892?? son of Daniel & Sophia ----------------------------Bush Cemetery #60 - total 14 graves Eubanks, Raymond B. 12 -24-1947 Bush, Laura Bush, Rev. H.B. 15 Apr 1942 Bush, Salenas 14 Jan 1918 11 Mar 1917 - 4 Jan 1918 Son of Lawson & Hettie Bush Bush, Flora 3 Aug 1933 born 12 Apr 1853 Wife of Rev. W.M. Bush -----------------------------------Dicks Cemetery # 70 (Love, Benevolent Baptist Burial Society) - total 12 graves Robinson, Robinell Dicks 11 Oct 1950 Stevens, Fannie 11 Dec 1917 Age 32 Yrs Wife of A.H. Stevens Dicks, Isaac 6 May 1916 6 May 1916 Age 75 yrs Dicks, Ruth Myrtis 17 Apr 1947 --------------------------------Log Cane Cemetery #71 - total 8 graves Unknown -----------------------------

The following 4 cemeteries were moved as part of Group 3:
Bush Cemetery # 47 - total 106 graves Davis, Arthur Apr 1922 Williams, George 31 Jul 1900 Jackson, Mittie Foreman, Alice ------------------------------Mose Williams Cemetery # 63 - total 10 graves Williams, Mose 28 Sep 1914 Williams, Lucy 30 Apr 1879 Williams, Mose 13 Sep 1927 Williams, Malindy 15 Oct 1915 Williams, Mose 25 Jan 1933 ----------------------------------Bush Field Cemetery #64 - total 191 graves Williams, Dennis 28 May 1918 (DC list son of Smart Williams & Georgie Annie Jackson) Bryant, Pauline 5 Mar 1923 Information for personal research only. Not to be published in other forms. Always go to original source of information if you can. Mistakes can be made when extracting information. More research needs to be done to conclude that Fair Branch is the White Pond Cemetery mentioned in Relocation book. 3

African American Cemeteries Relocated to White Pond Cemetery
Rouse, Hattie 27 Mar 1929 Halls, Lizzie Mae 26 Aug 1923 Halls, Bennie 17 Dec 1922 Williams, Elizabeth 13 Feb 1908 Hall, Ida M. 19 Mar 1946 Williams, Smart Sr. 31 Jul 1941 Glover, George 14 May 1888 Washington, Henry 6 Jul 1915 Chavous, Counce 15 Oct 1914 Williams, Sank 15 Feb 1918 Williams, Curry 21 Apr 1918 Toole, Mariah 15 Apr 1900 McKinney, Ella 30 May 1905 Lee, Robert 12 Apr 1911 Jackson, Doll 21 Dec 1924 Glover, Rosetta 1 Mar 1900 Glover, Estella 23 Aug 1898 Drayton, Callie 1889 Banks, Jacob 12 May 1916 Stephens, Louisa 15 May 1915 possible grave Glover, Four Infants of James & Rosetta Glover Bryant, Ida L. 25 Jan 1915 possible grave Barton, Lettie Ann 12 May 1912 born 15 Jul 185_ Wife of John Barton Barton, Walter 19 Jan 1912 Barton, Francis 30 Dec 1916 King, James 1906 Riley, Ellen Paterson, Mary 30 Apr 1912 Paterson, Martha 30 Apr 1912 Williams, Julia 27 Jan 1899 Williams, Mose Jr. 15 Oct 1897 Jackson, Moses 13 Aug 1892 Age 65?? Yrs (need another pic) Jackson, Willie 2 Jan 1897 Jackson, Elizabeth 13 Jan 1909 Jackson, Dora 4 Sep 1887 Jackson, Isaiah 14 Dec 1922 Bryant, Willie 15 Oct 1918 Redrick, Frances 7 Jan 1895 born 1856 Wife of Wash Redrick Oakman, Henry 12 Jul 1922 12 Jul 1928 72 yrs Oakman, John 15 Aug 1901 born 16 Aug 1895 son of Henry & Jane Oakman Jackson, Lula 16 Oct 1894 possible grave Oakman, Feary Bell 23 Feb 1891 Rountree, Emeline 20 Nov 1890 born 18 Dec 1842 Corbett, Della 22 Dec 1942 Delia born 15 Oct 1855 Corbett, Joseph 16 Dec 1922 Age 68 Yrs Scott, Sabrinah 18 Jan 1936 Tucker, Daisy Oakman 14 Sep 1931 Nov 1901? ------------------------------Ficklen Cemetery # 83 - total 98 graves Williams, Easter 30 May 1910 Este, Tom 30 Nov 1925 ---------------------------Information for personal research only. Not to be published in other forms. Always go to original source of information if you can. Mistakes can be made when extracting information. More research needs to be done to conclude that Fair Branch is the White Pond Cemetery mentioned in Relocation book. 4

African American Cemeteries Relocated to White Pond Cemetery

The following 12 cemeteries were moved as part of Group 4:
Unknown Cemetery #49 - total 55 graves Walters, Mary Ann 14 Mar 1905 -----------------------------Unknown Cemetery # 69 - total 11 graves Kennedy, Coral B. 8 Jan 1895 --------------------------Doe Cemetery # 72 - total 16 graves Doe, Indianna 8 Dec 1948 born 8 Oct 1877 India wife of John H. Doe Doe, Sadie 20 Jun 1914 born 5 Mar 1914 Doe, John B. 10 Oct 1913 born 6 Oct 1909 Doe, Rebecca 5 Apr 1890 born 5 Dec 1835 Doe, Edward 18 Sep 1907 born 7 Aug 1833 marker with Rebecca -------------------------Church of God Cemetery # 76 - total 1 grave Unknown ---------------------------Chisholm Cemetery # 77 - total 23 graves Cato, Nora 8 Apr 1889 -------------------------Dunbar Cemetery # 81 - total 7 graves Dunbar, Elizabeth 13 Nov 1906 ------------------------Floyd Cemetery # 90 - total 34 graves Floyd, Edwin 31 Dec 1887 Lish, Joe 10 Mar 1905 ------------------------Woods Cemetery #92 - total 72 graves Ingram, Johnnie Aug 1924 Dunbar, Jennie 18 Jun 1885 Houston, Joe 25 Dec 1808 Ashley, E.O. 26 Aug 1890 Baker, Johnson J. 7 Mar 1908 Page, Louis A. 6 Jul 1892 --------------------------Unknown Cemetery # 94 - total 22 graves Washington, Pvt. Vandy B. 17 Jan 1923 ----------------------------Dunbar Cemetery #101 - total 27 graves Allen, B.J. 22 Mar 1895 Dunbar, Rev. G. 3 Dec 1891 Davis, Ossie 19 May 1918 Odom, May Ella Cooper, William H. 4 Jun 1895 Allen, Willie 26 Sep 1906 Rhodes, William 15 Mar 1916 ------------------------------Information for personal research only. Not to be published in other forms. Always go to original source of information if you can. Mistakes can be made when extracting information. More research needs to be done to conclude that Fair Branch is the White Pond Cemetery mentioned in Relocation book. 5

African American Cemeteries Relocated to White Pond Cemetery
Stephens Cemetery #121 - total 19 graves Stephens, Ben 10 Aug 1892 age 38 Stephens, Wilson 18 Sep 1914 age 76 Stephens, Adeline 20 Feb 1916 age 69 yrs Wife of Wilson Stephens Stephens, Norman 3 Nov 1944 born 10 Jul 1883 Stephens, Monroe 13 Jul 1931 born 12 Jan 1887 Stephens, Arnold 31 Dec 1937 born 2 Jul 1879 Stephens, Jackson 5 Apr 1945 may have seen part of marker ? Harrison, Adline 8 Jan 1942 born 2 Oct 1887 Stephens, Andrew 1 May 1939 Stephens, John 14 Feb 1909 born 21 Sep 1908 Stephens, Rachel 4 Mar 1889 born 11 Sep 188_ dau of A.S. & M. L. Stephens Cherry, Jessee 13 Oct 1947 78 yrs native of NC, last 40 yrs in Barnwell District, SC (nice marker, broken) ---------------------------------Spring Branch Baptist Cemetery # 146 - total 29 graves Adams, Vivian M. 1949 Grady, Henry 25 Sep 1945 Dunbar, Mary 29 Jun 1945 Dunbar, Jane 25 Jun 1943 Shelton, Jessie 1935 -----, Jonie Jakers, Meggie Green, William 10 Aug 1932 -------------------------------

The next 3 cemeteries were moved as part of Group 5:
Unknown Cemetery # 161 - total 27 graves Jones, Ella May 20 Jan 1926 14 Feb 1903 Dau. of J.C. & Irene Jones Coleman, Marshal 16 Mar 1904 45 yrs Coleman, Janie 17 Nov 1932 (Zion Fair on DC) Jones, Jas 9 Jul 1894 --------------------------------Owens-Stallings #84 - total 23? Graves Cemetery was initially thought to be all white, but later found to have African-American burials. Stallings, Willie Mae 5 Oct 1917 Cummings, Rev. Augustus 18 Mar 1902 Cummings, Winny 20 Jun 1887 Bryant, Isaiah 12 Sep 1891 Bryant, Ammie 28 Apr 1887 Cross, Rosetta 17 Jun 1920 Green, Rosa 10-1910 Bryant, Angeline 30 May 1906 Bryant, David 11 Jan 1894 Bryant, Albert Sr. 2 Nov 1911 Cummings, Essie S. 10 Jan 1905 Martin, Eldoria 2 Mar 1914 Bush, William 16 Nov 1927 ------------------------------------Hay # 118 - total 40? graves The Hay Cemetery No. 118 was originally mapped as 15 white graves which were relocated to New Williston Cemetery. During the disinterment operation another section of the cemetery was located and determined to be African-American. This section was relocated to White Pond Cemetery. ------------------------------Information for personal research only. Not to be published in other forms. Always go to original source of information if you can. Mistakes can be made when extracting information. More research needs to be done to conclude that Fair Branch is the White Pond Cemetery mentioned in Relocation book. 6

African American Cemeteries Relocated to White Pond Cemetery
The following three have markers at Fair Branch now, but are listed in relocation book as being in Joyce Branch Cemetery which was moved to Williston. Joyce Branch is listed as a white active cemetery. I think that the Oneal(s) information was placed in wrong cemetery. Oneal, Rev. Raymon 1 Jul 1925 Age 70 yrs Oneals, Mary 28 Jan 1917 Age 69 yrs Oneals, Luke 14 May 1914 Age 72 yrs

Information for personal research only. Not to be published in other forms. Always go to original source of information if you can. Mistakes can be made when extracting information. More research needs to be done to conclude that Fair Branch is the White Pond Cemetery mentioned in Relocation book. 7