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McGavock, Hester
Section 30
ID # 300006

Documentation
1908 Plat: Hester McGavock
1909 Alphabetical List:
       Section 30 Lot 6
       Lot owner Nelson McGavock
1908 & 1971 Inscriptions:
       Hester McGavock
       1833-Nov. 26, 1852
       Age 19
Interment: Nov. 26, 1852
       Hester Ann 49 Female Black
       Residence City; Poplar avenue
       Lot
       Wife of Nelson and slave of W.T. Berry

1908 Plat Map, during the first survey of City Cemetery, identified 57 tombstones with names or initials in Section
30. In the 19th century, Section 30 was called the "Negro lot."

2005 GSI Survey of City Cemetery identified only 28 tombstones still standing in Section 30, with only 9
tombstones having legible inscriptions.

2018. Through study of City Cemetery 1908 Plat Maps of Sections, Lots & Tombstones prepared by Engineer F.R.R. Smith, Alphabetical List of the Dead 1909, Interment Books
and Inscriptions recorded in 1908 (Smith) and 1971 (Garrett), names on the other 19 tombstones have been determined.

29 people with tombstones in 1908 but not in 2005

Prepared by Fletch Coke March 16, 2018





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