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Re: Help! Mobley Endangered Cemetery, Blair, SC
Posted by: John Howell (ID *****6409) Date: June 09, 2005 at 20:04:20
In Reply to: Help! Mobley Endangered Cemetery, Blair, SC by John Howell of 2268

This should have been on my first posting.

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Date: July 03, 2000

Cemetery Name: Old Mobley Cemetery (Wm. M. Mobley)
Street: John Brice Road
City: Near Blair
County: Fairfield County
State: SC
Nation: USA
Zip: 29015
Land Type: Private
Status: Abandoned
Graves within: over 100
Oldest grave: late 1700's
Records: Yes
Inventory: Yes
Owner: Land owned by Ida Mae Suber, 1124 Darlington St., Columbia, SC, 29169
Problem's
Cemetery about to be destroyed
Overgrown-trees
Broken Headstones
Disintegrating Headstones
Fallen Headstones
General Neglect
Vandalism
Location
"Fairfield Co. Cemeteries, Vol. III Abandoned and Family Burial Grounds (Other Church Cemeteries) Fairfield Co. Genealogy Room, In the Fairfield Co. Museum, Congress St., Winnsboro, SC

Description
In woods beside John Brice Rd. Only 10 headstones standing among what must have been over 100 graves depressions).

Other Problems
Utter neglect. Encroaching trees and underbrush.

Previous Contacts
Mrs. Ida Mae Suber, who is the great grandaughter of a former slave of the Coleman family. She can do nothing to restore cemetery. She is a most pleasant person, however.

Current Status
Nothing being done.

Submitted by / Contact for additional Information:

name: Victoria Pickrell
Email: VABrannon@aol.com




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Please be aware that in publishing an Endangered Cemetery Report, Saving Graves in no way accepts responsibility for the accuracy of the information contained within that report, and takes no position of either agreeing or disagreeing with the information presented within the report. The information is presented as the personal opinion of the report submitter only. The naming of a cemetery as "Endangered" may not necessarily reflect the overall or general conditions of a specific cemetery as presented in an Endangered Cemetery Report. Saving Graves recognizes that because the information presented within a specific Endangered Cemetery Report is only a personal opinion, there may likely be dissenting opinions presented. In such cases, Saving Graves will (with the permission of the person submitting said differing opinion) take steps to add that opinion to the specific Endangered Cemetery Report in the form of an update, and encourages all readers and submitters to consider all points of view presented.





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