Holmes County, Florida

Ponce de Leon Old Cemetery

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DIRECTIONS:  From the intersection of US Highway #90 and State Road #88 in the town of Ponce de Leon, go south on #88 for 3/10 mile.  Turn left (east) crossing railroad, go 1/10 mile to cemetery which lies 200 feet on left side of road.

(Transcribed by Maggie Ripke from the WPA Effort)

NAME

WAR

RANK

ORGANIZATION

BORN

DIED

Dukes, J E

C

unknown

Co E 12th Ga Regt

1840

1904

Graves, Lewis M  (added 14 Apr 2006)

C

unknown

CO D 39 ALA INF CSA

1826

1902

Jackson, Warren D

C

Pvt

Co K 5th Ala Regt

1838

1913

Kennedy, Dewey W

W

Pvt

Co G 6th Inf

1899

1918

Mickler, Thomas J

C

Pvt

Co C 57th Ala Inf

1833

1913

Moore, James S

C

Pvt

Co H 53rd Ala Regt

1823

1901

Moore, William

C

Pvt

Co I 29th Ala Regt

1840

1921


Contributor: Rodney J. Ryals

The Old Ponce DeLeon Cemetery is located .4 miles south of HWY 81 and HWY 90. Going from this intersection travel .4 miles south on HWY 81. Go over the rail road tracks. The cemetery is located behind the First Baptist Church.

** Stands for two head stones on grave. 

++ Kin to the contributor of this cemetery. 

White, Frank, b. 1905 d. 1977

++ WHITE, Anna, b. 1911 d. 1955 wife to Frank. Maiden last name GRAVES. 

++ GRAVES, Frank, W. b. Feb. 22, 1920 d. Dec. 19, 1988. Engraving on Head Stone: Born a poor boy died a well off man.

++ GRAVES, James, Aubrey, b. Aug14, 1916 d. Feb. 1985

GRAVES, Lillie, Bell, b. Dec. 24, 1917 Wife to James Aubrey.

MASON, Willie, R. b. Aug 31, 1897 d. Feb 13, 1963. Engraving on head stone: May he rest in peace.

++ MASON, Peal, M. b. Dec. 23, 1905 d. Dec. 1, 1970. Wife to Willie Mason. Also maiden last name GRAVES. Engraving on head stone: May she rest in peace.

++ GRAVES, Taylor, Alexis, b. Jul. 11, 1994 d. Jul. 12, 1994. Engraving on head stone: Safe in the hands of the Lord.

++ GRAVES, William, C. b. Jun. 25, 1874 d. Oct. 23, 1959. Son of Lewis Maron Graves.

++ GRAVES, Martha b. Apr. 17, 1879. Wife of William C. Graves. Maiden name Simmons. Daughter of Samual Maron Simmons Sr.    
(Corrected 14 Apr 2006 by Rodney J Ryals.)

++ GRAVES, Willie, R. b. Sep. 6, 1924 d. Mar. 2, 1930

**++ GRAVES, Lewis, M. Military head stone: CO D 39 ALA INF CSA. Second stone: Marion L. Graves (unknown) dates were unknown but engraved. b. Jul. 14, 1826 d. Nov. 13, 1902. Born in Newton County, Ga.

++ GRAVES, Charley, M. b. Dec. 23, 1913 d. Feb. 18, 1919

++ (GRAVES), Mary b. Mar. 3, 1837 d. Jul. 5, 1904. Maiden name LISCO. Wife ot Lewis M. Graves above. 

++ McMILLAN, Jeanette, b. Aug. 21, 1945 d. Jul. 8, 1987. Daughter of Grover McMillan. She was married to a Slay.
Name spelling "Janette" corrected to "Jeanette" on 6 Jul 2013 by Jean Supple, who reports that Jeanette was NOT married to a Slay.
Findagrave.com has photo of headstone with name Fannie Jeanette McMillan.


McMILLAN, Grover, W. b. Jul. 4, 1900 d. Nov. 3, 1987

++ McMILLAN, Lula, G. b. Jun. 25, 1908 d. Oct. 2, 1981. Wife of Grover McMillan, Also maiden last name GRAVES.

++ McMILLAN, Peter, Byron, Jr. b. Dec. 9, 1989 d. Jun. 9, 1993

GEORGE, INF. Dua. Of C. A. & A. L. George b. Mar. 27, 1912 d. Apr. 5, 1912

GEORGE, Infant son of C. A. & A. L. George b. Mar. 2, 1912 d. Apr. 5, 1912

** MICKLER, Thomas b. 1833 d. 1913. Second head stone: Mickler, Thomas, J. PVT CO C 57 TH ALA INF Confederate States Army 1833-1913

MICKLER, Jane, F. b. 1860 d. 1932. Engraving on head stone: At Rest.

MICKLER, Brigman, Grinna, b. Jun. 21, 1892 d. Feb. 10, 1915 or 16. Last number hard to read.

MANNING, James, H. b. Jan 17, 1860 d. Aug. 10, 1948. Engraving on head stone: At rest.

MANNING, Virginia b. Aug. 15, 1857 d. Jun. 8, 1939. Engraving on head stone: At rest.

MANNING, Son of J. H. & M. V. Manning b. Apr. 18, 1887 d. Oct. 4, 1895. A dove is engraved at he top of the nhead stone with the following writing: He whos love exgreedet ours. Hath taken home our child.

BAKER, Wilton b. Sep. 2, 1924 d. Oct. 12, 1988.

REGISTER, Daisy b. Jun. 21, 1930. 

MOORE, Bernice, Ruth, Commander, b. Jul. 7, 1908 d. Jun. 19, 1995. Commander looks like her maiden name. There are two roses engraves on head stone.

MANNING, WAYE, O. b. Dec. 1921

MANNING, Mary, Lucille b. Sep. 1923 d. Oct. 1983. Wife to Waye Mannaning above.

MANNING, William, Lawton b. Jul. 19, 1950 d. Feb. 14, 1951

MANNING, Willard, Lee b. Mar. 26, 1898 d. Nov. 20, 1955. Mason emblem engraved on head stone.

MANNING, Mary, Elizabeth b. Nov. 23, 1897 d. Jun. 2, 1969. Eastern Star emblem engraved on head stone.

MANNING, Wilbert, N. Military head stone: b. 1918 d. 1979. 1 ST GST USARMY World War II.

COTTON, Willie, son of C & E. L. Cotton b. Dec. 21, 1902 d. Mar. 27, 1905. Lamb on top of head stone. The following is engraved: He carries the Lamb in his bosom.

CAMPBELL, Sara, E. wife of John A. Campbell b. 1856 d. 1932

CAMPBELL, Ola b. Mar. 28, 1884 d. Oct. 12, 1940

CAMPBELL, James, D. b. Dec. 18, 1878 d. Aug. 1, 1950.

MOORE, Glen b. Feb. 26, 1901 d. Apr. 26, 1988

MOORE, Rae, R. b. Nov. 4, 1906 d. Jun. 19, 1997. Next to Glenn Moore above.

DUKES, Polly, Ann b. Feb. 4, 1852 d. Sep. 22, 1937. Engraved on head stone: Absent here but present with the Lord.

DUKES, R. C. b. 1881 d. 1905

** DUKES J. R. b. 1840 d. 1904. Second head stone: J. E. Dukes PVT CO E 12 GA. INF Confederate States ARMY 1940-1904. Star of David on Miltary head stone.
KENNEDY,Mattie b. Apr. 13, 1861 d. Apr. 18, 1915. Large tree like head stone. In Memoriam Woodmen Circle.

KENNEDFY, Deuey, W. Military head stone: Florida PVT 6 INF 5 DIV Nov. 5, 1918. No other date on head stone.

BROWN, Son of H & S Brown born and died Dec. 22, 1919. Engraving on head stone: Asleep in Jesus.

TERRY, Henry, G. b. Sep. 15, 1862 d. Sep. 11, 1916. Engraving on head stone: His toils are past. His work is done. He fought the fight. The victory won.

TERRY, Mozell b. Aug. 28, 1868 d. Nov. 7, 1929. Engraving on head stone: Assent here but present with the Lord.

FORTNER, Etta, Terry b. Jan. 11, 1897 d. Dec. 14, 1937. Note: next to the two above TERRY.

PAUL, Lorevna wife of Fred D. Paul b. Feb. 16, 1890 d. Aug. 19, 1917.

PAUL, Hazel, Dean b. May 9, 1917 d.e Aug. 9, 1917.

BROXTON, Porter, O. b. Mar. 30, 1885 d. Jun. 17, 1971.

BROXTON, Pearlie, L. b. Jan. 21, 1891 d. Nov. 7, 1947.

BROXTON, Etta, J. b. Feb. 2, 1907 d. Dec. 4, 1924.

BROXTON, Dewwy, B. Son of Porter & Pearlie Broxton b. Dec. 24, 1908 d. Apr. 17, 1910.

BROXTON, Stella, L. Daughter of P O & Pearlie Broxton b. Jul. 10, 1910 d. Sep. 13, 1911.

BROXTON, Web, P. Military head stone: MSGT. US AirForce World War II Korea 1919 - 1987.

COLLINSWORTH, Son of T. C. & Gurthy Collingsworth b. Aug. 17, 1916 d. Aug. 18, 1918. 

REYNOLDS, Arzie, Etter b. may 16, 1900 d. May 14, 1914. Engraving on head stone: Darling we miss thee.

REYNOLDS, Infant Daughter of L. R. & Kate Reynolds born and died Dec. 8, 1913. Engraving on head stone: In heaven there is one angle more. Also a lamb on top of head stone.

MANNING, James, Wendell b. Jun. 23, 1921 d. Apr. 27, 1943. Engraving on head stone: At Rest.

MANNING, Ruby b. Jun. 25, 1923 d. Jun. 12, 1934. Engraving on head stone: At Rest.

MANNING, Susan, Emma, Ammons b. Jul. 25, 1887 d. Jan 7, 1967. Engraving on head stone: A sleep in Jesus, Blessed sleep, Until Heaven we meet.

MANNING, Henry, L. b. Jun. 18, 1868 d. Dec. 22, 1932. Head stone Woodmen od the World.

MANNING, Diasy Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. H. L. Manning. b. May 18, 1928 d. Mar. 31, 1929.

MANNING, William, Hurmay, T. Son of H. L. & M. E. Manning b. Oct. 3, 1906 d. Apr. 19, 1907.

MANNING, Infant Twins of Mr. & Mrs. H. L. Manning Jul. 1, 1916.

MANNING, Franklin Military Head Stone: Florida PVT World War II Aug. 21, b. 1908 d. Nov. 20, 1972.

REYONLDS, Infant son of C. P. & Lizzie Reyonlds b. Aug. 23, 1912 d. Aug. 28, 1917. Engraving on head stone: A fair one budded on earth. But bloomed in Heaven.

REYONLDS, Son of C. P. & Lizzie Reyonlds b. Apr. 20, 1914 d. Jun. 15, 1915. Engraving on head stone: Can not read. Dove at top of head stone.

REYONLDS, Cona Daughter of C. L. & Lizzie Reyondls b. Jun. 2, 1907 d. Apr. 11, 1910. Engraving hard to read. Dove at top of head stone.

**MOORE, William b. Mar. 8, 1840 d. Aug. 6, 1921. Engraving on head stone: Thy life was beauty, truth, goodness, and love. Second Head stone: Military William Moore PVT CO I 29 ALA INF CSA Mar. 8, 1840 - Aug. 6, 1921.

MOORE, Mary b. Sep. 30, 1842 d. Aug. 11, 1920. Engraving on head stone: Thy life was beauty, truth, goodness, and love.

MOORE, Joseph, E. b. 1865 d. 1930.

MOORE, Mattie, G. b. Aug. 20, 1875 d. Aug. 10, 1963.

MOORE, Joseph, Nixon b. Nov. 15, 1910 d. Nov. 13, 1911. Engraving on hrad stone: Can not raed.

MOORE, Jonnie, Howard b. Sep. 3, 1896 d. Oct. 18, 1896. Engraving: Can not raed.

MOORE, Elizabeth b. 1826 d. 1899. Engraving on head stone: She was faithfull in every duty. Wife to J. S. Moore.

** MOORE, J. S. b. 1823 d. 1901. Engraving on head stone: No sorrow there. Second head stone military: James S. Moore PVT CO H 53 ALA INF Confederate States Army 1823-1901.

KENNINGTON, Kleo, K. b. Sep. 21, 1907 d. Jan. 3, 1939.

KENNINGTON, John, N. b. Dec. 28, 1878 d. Oct. 23, 1946.

KENNINGTON, Margaret, J. b. Aug. 1, 1885 d. Jul. 29, 1973.

WICKER, D. E. b. 1854 in Moore Co. NC. d. Valle, Fl. Dec. 6, 1904. Woodmen of the World Monument.

BAKER, J. Frank b. Aug. 30, 1864 Society Hill, Ala. d. May 4, 1952. Engraving on head stone: Earth has no sorrow that heaven can not heal.

BAKER, Talula, Beatrice b. Nov. 28, 1868 in Raleigh, Missouri d. Nov. 18, 1943. Engraving on head stone: Earth has no sorrow that heaven can not heal.

BAKER, Coley, Neol b. Nov. 22, 1894 in Society Hill, Ala. d. Nov. 4, 1918. Engraving on head stone: Earth has no sorrow that heaven can not heal.

GARRETT, Steve, J. b. Aug. 4, 1887 d. Sep. 9, 1953, Engraving on head stone: We will meet again.

GARRETT, Mary, J. b. Jun. 7, 1893 d. Jun. 9, 1973. Engraving on head stone: We will meet again.

GARRETT, Hellen, Irean Daughter of S. J. & Mary Garrett b. May 6, 1919 d. May 7, 1920.

MASTERS, Infant daughter of M. M. & Donna Masters b. May 15, 1906.

OWEN, Infant son of D. H. & Etta Owen b. Apr. 9, 1915 d. Apr. 10, 1915. Engraving on head stone: Safe in heaven of Jesus. Note head stone broken into five pieces on the ground.

** JACKSON, Warren. D. b. May 5, 1838 d. Sep. 26, 1913. Age 75 years. Engraved on head stone: Tho lost to sight to memory dear. Second head stone: Military Warren D. Jackson PVT CO K 5 ALA INF Confederate States Army May 5, 1838 - Sep. 26, 1913.

Jackson, Mary, A. b. Dec. 24, 1837 d. Jul. 25, 1907. Engraving on head stone: She was a fond mother and friend to all. 

 


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