Lawton Cemetery (Antebellum)

Location: Sea Pines, corner of Landing Rd and 10 Oyster Landing Lane

 Located on a tributary of Lawton Creek and in a residential neighborhood.

Earliest known date of existence: early 1800’s

The oldest burial site on Hilton Head Island – graves not clear, area overgrown. The area is grown up and there is no evidence of continued use by local African Americans.

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

 

SURNAME

FIRST NAME

EPITAPH

DATE OF BIRTH

DATE OF DEATH

 

 

 

 

 

Anderson

Shirley B

Note: burial vault

12 Apr 1942

26 Apr 1993

Brown

Eddie

 

11 Apr 1907

1 Nov 1941

Brown, Jr.

William

Note: only burial vault with name plate

1915

2007

Frazier

Rosetta

25 Dec 1847

In memory of

21 Mar 1936

Frazier

Thos.

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Co. A. 21 U.S.C.T.

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Green

Wilson

In memory of

14 Apr 1823

16 Apr 1895

Kirkland

Robert

Note: burial vault with name plate

1948

2006

Miller, Jr.

Joseph (“Junior”)

 

21 Sep 1935

27 May 2000

Patterson

Lucille Burgess

 

15 May 1955

21 Sep 1989

Washington


Josephine At Rest Born 1891 9 July 1916

Williams

Mildred (“Millie”)

Note: burial vault

7 Feb 1948

28 Dec 2001

Williams Sr.

Wonder L.

Note: burial vault with name plate

1929

2005

Young

Dorothy D.

Note: burial vault

 

2001

Young, Sr.

Charles

Note: burial vault

 

 



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