Slave cemetery fights for life. ‘I’m haunted by who the descendants are of these folks.
By Josh Shaffer February 20, 2018 01:40 PM Updated February 22, 2018 01:28 PM RALEIGH In 1811, a slave known only as Cato died of consumption in Raleigh, taking his rest in the corner of City Cemetery reserved for the black departed. No one knows Cato’s age, but his reputation endures in an obituary printed […]Continue reading
New Links to Aid Research of African-Americans in Raleigh City Cemetery and Mt. Hope
RCCP has added two wonderful tools for researchers. Betsy Shaw has compiled a list of the African-American’s interred at City Cemetery. You can download that file by clicking here. The link can always be found on the main City Cemetery page. The searchable Mt. Hope GIS Database is available by clicking here. The database can be search […]Continue reading