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FLOWERS-RICHARDSON CEMETERY
FLOWERS CEMETERY aka WILLIAM RICHARDSON CEMETERY

Survey contributed by Jo Church Dickerson and Buddy Harrelson, 8 Feb 2002.

Surveyed 31 January 2002 by Edward Timothy (Buddy) Harrelson, Jr. and Jo Church Dickerson

Located: Britton's Neck, Marion County, SC

Directions: Going south on Hwy 41 below Centenary, turn left onto Hwy 908. Go 2.8 miles, and turn left onto Aubrey Road (dirt road). Go 1.1 mile and turn left (just before house) onto dirt road with no name. Cemetery is one tenth of a mile ahead, at the end of the road. It is on a little knoll, right at the edge of the Little Pee Dee river swamp, near old Peter's Ferry Landing, according to the map. Beautiful, unique, and a little eerie.

Revolutionary War Memorial Marker:
Wm. Richardson
Marion's
S.C. Mil.
Rev. War

Broken stone, top half of stone is missing.
No inscription.

B.W. Cook
Apr. 11, 1822
Oct. 15, 1885
He is not dead but Sleepeth.

Martha
Wife of
B.W. Cook
Oct. 30, 1825
Jun 7, 1903
Meet me in heaven.

Henry R. Richardson   (Stone broken & mended)
Dec 3, 1861
July 30, 1920
He died as he lived / a Christian.

         RICHARDSON
          Double Stone 
        In Loving Memory
Eva Mae                Aubrey E.
(Living)               Dec. 4, 1909
                       Nov. 1, 1993

Military Marker:
Aubrey E. Richardson - Father
Pvt. US Army
World War II
Dec 4, 1909
Nov 1, 1993

History: We have no information about the history of the land, except that 
members of the Richardson family still live here, and the cemetery is 
beautifully kept and still in use by them. No information available on why 
this is called the Flowers Cemetery, unless perhaps one or more members of 
the Flowers family is buried here. If so, there is no record. There was a 
William Flowers shown in 1850 census residing near B.W. Cook, but no way to 
tell if that William Flowers was buried here or not. Other graves are said 
to be here.


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