This free space page for Shearin Cemetery is part of WikiTree's Carolina_Cemeteries Alabama Cemeteries Project, and was created to document the life and times of our ancestors that are interred there. The North Carolina Cemeteries Project is a subproject of the larger U.S. Cemeteries Project.
These names and dates are engraved on a single stone or tablet which was erected March 21, 1987. It was erected to mark the graves of descendants of the Shearin and Harris families for the past 300 years, 1687-1987.
Location and Map
The Shearin Family Cemetery is located off Shaw Springs Rd (State Road #1352) about 1.2 miles North of Littleton.
- Directions: From Warrenton take Hwy 158 East Business, traveling East through Macon, 15.3 miles to Littleton and turn left at the first stoplight onto Hwy 903/State Road 1352 (North Mosby Avenue); North Mosby Avenue becomes Shaw Springs Road at Mitchell Street. Travel 1.2 miles and turn left onto a path (gravel or dirt?). Travel 0.1 mile on the winding path to the cemetery in the woods on land which was an original land grant to Joseph Shearin in 1734.
GPS Coordinates (WGS84)
- 36.445709, -77.916359
Shearin Family Cemetery on Google Maps Approximate location based on online directions, needs to be actually plotted by someone in or visiting the cemetery.
- Do a complete survey of the cemetery, photographing the cemetery overall and all markers.
- Add all names to interment table below, creating profile pages as needed.
- Create an audio/video tour of the cemetery
- Record a virtual tour of the cemetery that can be viewed as downloadable media on computers, tablets or other device. Such a tour would take the viewer around the cemetery to explore the history of the people buried here. Background information can be supplied. Those with mobile internet access can access online links to more information.
Table of Interments
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