Land for a church and cemetery was donated to a Methodist
group by John Moore about 1830. Sarah Barbara Crout, mother of John Moore's
wife, had already been buried there. She had come with the Moores
from North Carolina.
The marker at her grave was placed in recent years, when the graveyard was being
improved. Probate records show that her estate was being settled in July 1829.
There are many old graves with field stone markers bearing no
inscription......Lost River Chapter Of The DAR 1940's
As in many older cemeteries, some markers here are made of whetstone, or "Hindostan
Slate", quarried near Hindostan Falls in Martin County. Whetstone is
comprised of compressed layers of river silt, and though most have a
very long life, these layers
sometimes separate, taking the inscription with it. There are many
such markers in this cemetery, shown under "unknown". There are
over 1,200 known burials here, with many open spaces. The following
list include datas from DAR records compiled in the 1940's and
subsequent burials to October 26, 2016, and is most likely the most
complete list of known burials.