Bonaventure Cemetery

This project is in need of volunteers to survey the known cemeteries and to photograph them in a size where those with impaired vision can read the dates and words plainly. Our greatest wish is to get the photos now before the stones are eroded too much.

Names underlined have a bit of information already on line but more is needed.

Name Birth Death Notes
Elizabeth Basinger {4} 27 Oct 186827 Sep 1869 
James Garnett Basinger {4} 27 May 187013 Mar 1941 
Jane Susan Starr Basinger {4} 11 Oct 180423 Mar 1896 
Margaret Roane Garnett Basinger {4} 09 Jun 184314 Nov 1932 
Peter Basinger {4} 11 Nov 177201 Oct 1816 
Sarah Basinger {4} 09 Apr 180902 Oct 1816 
Thomas Elisha Basinger {4} 30 Jun 180324 Jun 1836 
Thomas Garnett Basinger {4} 22 Nov 187628 Dec 1915 
William Starr Basinger {4} 26 Aug 182725 Apr 1910 
William Starr Basinger {4} 28 Aug 187228 Nov 1948 
Margaret Leslie Lawton Garrard {4} 11 Oct 189305 Jun 1959 
Charles Duval Hawkins {3} 26 May 187518 Nov 1936 
Edward Percival Lawton {4} 02 Feb 186321 May 1929 
Mary Leslie Basinger Lawton {4} 21 Sep 187429 Aug 1973 
Elizabeth Meltzer Mercer {1} 25 Jun 190921 Oct 1994 
John Herndon Mercer {1} 18 Nov 190925 Jun 1976 
Emma Parker Morris {2}  07 Jan 1951 
Lucile Hawkins Silva {3} Abt. 191107 Mar 1951 

Greek Burial Area {1}
Lot's of beautiful white marble.

{1} Photo copyright © and submission by Bob Carter.
{2} Names submitted by Hazel Hancock.
{3} Names submitted by Hope O. Creasman.
{4} Names submitted by Joe Basinger.

Any entries not specified otherwise are my own surveys or have been taken from obituaries.

One name or photograph or two, fifty, one hundred, etc. We would love to have your input and help and I am sure many, many people researching their families will appreciate you too. Got a story or history of a cemetery? Send it along and we will post it too. The information, as always, belongs to you and you can have it pulled from the site if you should want to, we just hope you don't want to.



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