A current list of burials at East End Cemetery can be found on Find A Grave.


14 Responses to Burials

  1. Tim Harris says:


    my name is Tim Harris. My Grandfather, Doctor Peter Martin, is buried here in this cemetery. Do you have information on where approximately within the cemetery he is buried? Any information you can provide will be most welcome.

    • jgshuck says:

      We don’t have any burial records as of yet so we only know of the graves whose markers we have uncovered. From the dates on Find A Grave, he probably is buried in the new section. It is about 10 acres in size and we have maybe a 20% cleared.

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  3. Debra Gibson-Davenport says:

    I had never been in Evergreen Cemetary before today. I was appalled with its condition. So in researching I saw where you had attempted to help here. My hats off to you. I applaud you. And I maybe able to have some young adults who would help at East End. Actually I was wrong..I was at Woodlawn where Arthur Ashe is buried…

  4. Cheryl Holmes-Johnson says:

    A friend shared your page on facebook. Thank you so much for finding my grandfather. I’ve been trying to figure out where my grandparents were buried. I can’t stop crying. Now I need to find my grandmother, she should be right beside him. Thank you!!!!

  5. Larence Wells says:

    I recently found that a great Aunt of mines (Margaretta Judah Foster) was buried here at East End Cemetery in March, 1941.

  6. Anthony R. Ford says:

    I have been looking for my grandparents for four years. Thanks to you John Shuck & the awesome volunteers who have located my father’s parents in East End Cemetery. It was an emotional moment for me, because I am a family Researcher and it meant so much to me. Thanks again

  7. I am looking for a friend of mine sister, named Darlene Robinson Feb. 11, 1960-April 30, 1960. She
    was buried in East End Cemetery. By Lightfoot Funeral Home.

  8. I will let my friend know this information. Thanks.

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  10. Sharon Lockett says:

    Hi. I am trying to locate my grandmother. She was buried there back in 1958. Her nane is Estelle McKnight. Have you come across her grave marker there?

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