Adair – Holland – Leak Cemetery

The burial ground from just inside the remnants of the wall.
Photo above contributed by Pam Miller, www.pamiller.net


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Jeremiah Leak
died Feb 27, 1853, age 73 (born 1780)

Jeremiah Franklin Leak Sr. was my 5th great grandfather. LMB


Jane B. Leak, wife of Jeremiah Leak
died May 10, 1862, age 65 (born 1797)


John W. Leak, son of Thomas and Charlotte Leak
July 18, 1828 – April 6, 1830


Martha Elizabeth Leak, daughter of T. & C. Leak
Aug. 20, 1823 – Aug. 16, 1827


George Leak
died Oct. 29, 1819, age 53 (born 1766)

“To the Memory of George Leak who departed this life 29 October 1819 Aged 53 years”

Footstone dated 1819.  Photos contributed by Pam Miller, www.pamiller.net


John B. Leake
son of W.J. and S.C. Leak
Dec. 12, 1863 – Nov. 23, 1864


James S. Adair
Oct. 15, 1771 – June 6, 1862


Delilah A.H. Adair
wife of James Adair
Nov. 29, 1783 – Jan. 18, 1864


Hannah Simpson
wife of Nathan Simpson, daughter of Jas. & Delilah Adair
Nov. 7, 1816 – Dec. 8, 1884


Miss Mary E. Simpson
Nov. 13, 1834 – Sept. 1854


William Adair
son of Jas. & Delilah Adair
Oct. 1822 – Oct. 1841

William Adair

James Henry Adair
son of Jas. & Delilah Adair
Aug. 4, 1820 – April 1, 1865


Edmond Adair
1814 – Oct. 10, 1895


Susan Adair
Dec. 11, 1813 – Sept. 10, 1885


Delilah Adair
daughter of Edmund & Susan Adair
Nov. 20, 1853 – April 26, 1854

Delilah Adair

Infant daughter of Edmund & Susan Adair
born and died 1839

Daughter of Edmund and Susan Adair

Martha Thompson Adair
daughter of Edmund & Susan Adair
March 10, 1842 – Dec. 18, 1893


William Adair
Sept. 12, 1812 – April 15, 1844

William Adair

John C. Calhoun Adair
June 20, 1851 – Sept. 6, 1878


Sarah Talulah Adair
daughter of J.H. & Elizabeth Adair
April 16, 1860 – Oct. 11, 1872


Sarah Ann Meadors
wife of P.M. Meadors
died Aug. 8, 1880, about 50 years old. A Methodist
Erected by Mrs. Mary Jones


Delilah Potter
wife of Moses Potter, daughter of J.J. & M.W. Ramage
Jan. 6, 1834 – May 2, 1871


Isaac Adair
July 31, 1818 – Aug. 9, 1863


Sallie Adair
Feb. 9, 1818 – Feb. 6, 1898


Little Sallie Copeland
daughter of D.T. & M.H. Copeland
Aug. 4, 1866 – Aug. 12, 1867

Little Sallie

Mattie H. (Martha) Copeland
wife of David T. Copeland
Jan. 1844 – March 29, 1880

Mattie H.

Mary and Thomas Holland

Thomas Holland
Aug. 16, 1805 – March 23, 1850

Mary Holland
wife of Thomas Holland
May 22, 1811 – March 25, 1860

Thomas Rutledge Holland Jr. and Mary Leak were my 4th great grandparents.


Wyatt R. Holland
son of Thomas & Mary Holland
July 19, 1837 – April 8, 1855


Greenberry Reason Holland
Feb. 7, 1835 – April 15, 1865


Sarah Ann Missouri Holland
November 6, 1844 – March 16, 1865


Thomas Rutledge Holland III
husband of Nancy S. Holland
March 4, 1831 – May 11, 1856


William W. Holland
son of Thomas & Nancy Holland
1853 – 1855


Elias Bearden
Aug. 29, 1819 – Dec. 3, 1864

Elias Bearden

J.L. Bearden
May 16, 1857 – Nov. 6, 1880


Jane E. Bearden
March 4, 1861 – Sept. 13, 1867


Della M. Bearden
May 5, 1863 – Nov. 24, 1877


Melinda Briggs
daughter of R.P. & S.E. Briggs
June 21, 1862 – Dec. 28, 1863


Deen, N., 16

1831

Deen, A.(close to above)

Wright, K.E.

1831

Z.B.W. (next)


Several stones, unmarked and plain, are clearly placed outside the old cemetery fence. I would assume that these are markers of enslaved people.

This burying ground is in Clinton, Laurens County, South Carolina.