Jenkins Island Cemetery (Antebellum)

Location: 45 William Hilton Pkwy, Jenkins Road;

owned by town of Hilton Head                         

Earliest known date of existence: Founded in late 1700’s

From the book, “Hilton Head Island Cemeteries”, Compiled by Karen Marsh Gobrecht And John Griffin

 Stones facing east, large fan-shaped cemetery, especially beautiful trees

Long, flat stones on ground


Rufus Smith: 1924-1980

Approximately 60 stones


1994 burial

Smith, Grayson, Jones, Cohen, Grant, Comer

David Mach: Aug 10, 1874 – Oct 6, 1914

Perl Grayson

Civil War:  Paul ________

            33 U.S.C.I.

Lizzie Ann R. Harris, 19 Nov 1828 – 28 Oct 1881


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