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Snow Camp in Alamance County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Spring Friends Meeting

 
 
Spring Friends Meeting Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, May 1, 2010
1. Spring Friends Meeting Marker
Inscription.
Meeting house by 1761;
Meeting recognized, 1773;
Preparative Meeting, 1779;
& Monthly Meeting, 1793.
 
Erected 1973 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number G 91.)
 
Location. 35° 54.166′ N, 79° 19.593′ W. Marker is in Snow Camp, North Carolina, in Alamance County. Marker is at the intersection of East Greensboro-Chapel Hill Road and Stockard Road on East Greensboro-Chapel Hill Road. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3323 East Greensboro-Chapel Hill Road, Snow Camp NC 27349, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Battle of Lindley's Mill Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Ernest Peter Dixon (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lindley's Mill (approx. 1.1 miles away); General John Butler (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Battle of Lindley's Mill (approx. 1.3 miles away); September 13, 1781 (approx. 1.3 miles away); Uncle Eli's Quilting Party (approx. 1.5 miles away); Saxapahaw (approx. 2.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Snow Camp.
 
Also see . . .
1. Spring Friends Meeting Website. This link provides a short
Spring Friends Meeting Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, May 1, 2010
2. Spring Friends Meeting Marker
Seen Near the Road, by the Meeting House and the Spring House
history. (Submitted on May 1, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina.) 

2. Spring Friends Cemetery. List of graves with photographs (Submitted on May 1, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina.) 
 
Additional keywords. Alamance, Orange County, Quaker, Church, Cane Creek, Haw River, Snow Camp, Eli Whitney Community, Spring House
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.Colonial Era
 
Spring Friends Meeting image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, May 1, 2010
3. Spring Friends Meeting
The Spring House image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, May 1, 2010
4. The Spring House
Marker on the Spring House image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, May 1, 2010
5. Marker on the Spring House
Erected 1952 in Memory of Alred N. and Ada B. McBane Life Long Residents of This Community and Members of Spring Monthly Meeting or the Religious Society of Friends Which Was Founded Here in 1793 and Derived Its Name From This Spring. "Ho, Everyone That Thirsth, Come Ye To The Waters"
Close View of the Spring House image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, May 1, 2010
6. Close View of the Spring House
Spring Water Flows From a Small Spout at Ground Level, Below the Spout That is Visible
View of the Spring Friends Meeting Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, May 1, 2010
7. View of the Spring Friends Meeting Cemetery
The Meeting House Can Be Seen in the Distance, Across the Road
Another view of the Spring Friends Meeting Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, May 1, 2010
8. Another view of the Spring Friends Meeting Cemetery
In Memory of James and Deborah (Lindley) Newlin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, May 1, 2010
9. In Memory of James and Deborah (Lindley) Newlin Marker
James, son of John and Mary (Pyle) Newlin, born in Pennsylvania, 27-1X-1747, died in this community 15-X-1813; married 22-I-1772, Deborah; daughter of Thomas and Ruth H. Lindley, born 26-VI-1753, in 1823 Deborah moved to Indiana.
Their Children
Mary 1772 • Ruth 1775 • John 1776 • Sarah Katherine 1778 • Hannah 1780 • Eleanor 1785 • William 1786 • Deborah 1787 • Jonathan 1789 • Thomas 1790 • Nathaniel 1791
This stone is from John and Mary Pyle Newlin's chimney.
In Memory of James and Deborah (Lindley) Newlin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, May 1, 2010
10. In Memory of James and Deborah (Lindley) Newlin Marker
In Memory of William Braxton - Pioneer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, May 1, 2010
11. In Memory of William Braxton - Pioneer Marker
Ancestor of the Braxtons
of Piedmont N.C. and of the West
Entered land 2½ Miles south of here
1756 - died 1771.

His Son Thomas Born 1742 - Died 1815 is Buried Here.
In Memory of William Braxton - Pioneer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, May 1, 2010
12. In Memory of William Braxton - Pioneer Marker
Note the Small Rectagular Marker at the Base of the Monument. This is the headstone for William's son, Thomas Braxton Who Died in 1815 and is Buried Here.
Close View of Thomas Braxton's Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, May 1, 2010
13. Close View of Thomas Braxton's Marker
Marker Reads: T.B. 9 Mo 26 D 1815
In Memory of Henry Holaday and Mary Fayle - His Wife Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, May 1, 2010
14. In Memory of Henry Holaday and Mary Fayle - His Wife Marker
Pioneer ancestors of Holaday Families of this region. They were married March 3, 1746 in Old Swede Church, Wilmington, Del. Came to North Carolina 1756, and lived one mile south of here.

Henry Holaday - Died Sept. 9, 1800
Mary Fayle Holaday - Died June 31, 1797

Note: The emblem of Sons of the American Revolution is affixed beneath the inscribed words.
Close View of the Small Stone to the Left of Henry Holaday Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, May 1, 2010
15. Close View of the Small Stone to the Left of Henry Holaday Memorial
The Text Reads: 1800 9 M H. H.
Close View of the Small Stone to the Right of Mary Holaday Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, May 1, 2010
16. Close View of the Small Stone to the Right of Mary Holaday Memorial
Text reads: M.H. 21 6 mo. 1797
In Memory of Isaac and Martha (Newlin) Harvey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, May 1, 2010
17. In Memory of Isaac and Martha (Newlin) Harvey Marker
Isaac Harvey, Son of William and Judith (Osborne) Harvey (both emigrants from England to Pennsylvania), born in Chads Ford, Pennsylvania, 21st of 9th month, 1716; died 3rd of 4th month, 1802; married 2nd of 2nd month, 1740, Martha Newlin, daughter of Nathaniel and Jane (Woodward) Newlin, born at Concord, Pennsylvania (two conflicting dates of birth found: 18th of 9th month, 1721 and 11th Month 1724), died 23rd of 11th month, 1806. They were both buried here. The Harveys came to this community from Concord, Pennsylvania, in 1774 and established their home one mile southeast of Spring Friends Meetinghouse. Their descendants are now scattered from Pennsylvania to the Pacific Coast.
Isaac Harvey’s will has the names of the following children: Nathan, Isaac, Caleb, Hannah, Rachel, Martha, and Ruth. Their daughter Edith had died before the date of the will.
In Memory of Isaac and Martha (Newlin) Harvey image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, May 1, 2010
18. In Memory of Isaac and Martha (Newlin) Harvey
The marker is behind the cedar tree.
Joshua Hadley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, May 9, 2010
19. Joshua Hadley Marker
In memory of Joshua Hadley
B. 3M. 6th, 1703 in King County Ireland
D. 1760
and
Patience Brown, Wife
B. 5M. 25, 1712 D. ------
Came to N.C. 1758, Pioneer Ancestory
of Hadley Family of South and West
Erected 1931
Joshua Hadley Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, May 9, 2010
20. Joshua Hadley Grave Marker
 
 
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