Cemetery

Gause Cemetery

Gause Cemetery (Waccamaw) was cataloged by Ruby Lee Wachtman.
Located on the banks of the Waccamaw River at Hardy's Ferry.  Leave Conway on Highway 905, northeast. A few miles out take the Hardee Ferry road to Westbury's Landing [old Hardy's Ferry]. Go to left around Mrs. Hattie M. Westbury's house and proceed a short distance to cemetery.  The burial ground is enclosed by a wire fence.  Fourteen graves were still marked in 1971.  

  1. Campbell, [m/o Jim Campbell, African American woman that worked for Mr. James Westbury's father, who bought the property from W.A. Freeman about 1921, wooden head marker outside of wire fence area]
  2. Chestnut, Daggett d. 1940 [age 60, b/o Mrs. Hattie M. Westbury]
  3. Gause, B. [Hon. Benjamin Gause, Jr., h/o Sarah Bellune Frink] 9 Nov 1801 - 4 Mar 1860
  4. Gause, Benjamin, Sr. 23 Jul 1762 - 17 Jul 1825
  5. Gause, John J. 1 May 1799 - 2 Feb 1826
  6. Gause, Judith E. [consort of Benjamin Gause, Sr.] 9 Jan 1774 - 3 Aug 1811
  7. Gause, W. Drayton 16 Sep 1832 - 29 Apr 1851
  8. Graham, Mary A. [w/o Thomas Westbury] 5 Jan 1853 - 4 Aug 1910
  9. Vereen, Frances Elizabeth [d/o J. H. Vereen] 11 Aug 1852 - 28 Jan 1855
  10. Westbury, [Infant]
  11. Westbury, [Infant]
  12. Westbury, Edwin L. 17 Mar 1889 - 31 Dec 1939
  13. Westbury, Martha Eva 13 Apr 1878 - 17 Mar 1940
  14. Westbury, Thomas W. 2 May 1852 - 29 Sep 1910

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