Cemetery General Information

New Liberty Baptist Cemetery General Information:

48 Rows and 728 Graves.  There are 11 known names without locations.


Grave Numbers;  1-1 (Row 1/Grave 1)  2-11M  (Row2/Grave11/M=Ball Tombstone shared)  3-16P (Row2/Grave16/P=Pace Plot) and

6-60- (Row6/Grave60/- Tombstone shared but spouse not buried)


Most Family Names;  McKinney (42), Dill (24) & Talley, Nicoll & Kelly (20).

Earliest by Birth Date:  1736 CPT Philip Meroney or Maroney/32-491; 1806 Sarah Loftis/29-436L & 1816  Sion B. Talley/36-580T

Earliest by Date of Death:  1830 CPT Philip Meroney or Maroney/32-491,  1875 Mary E. Runion/34-525 & 1877 Mary Dill/??

Last Buried:  Nancy Hembree Staggs   11 Aug 2013

Number <1 yr = 50                   Most deaths in a year:  1938 (14)


41 Veterans:  1 Revolutionary;  4 Confederate States of America;  9 WWI;  14 WWII, 1 WWI & WW2 & 1 Korea;  11 Vets

36 Army and 5 Navy

Bronze Metal:  Oscar Daniel/6-60            Purple Heart:  William E. Capps/9-90C & James Z. Dill/24-336D


WOW (Woodmen of the World)- 13


Most Popular SayingsAt Rest (10) and Gone but not forgotten (5)

Great Sayings:

Precious Lord take my hand (Charley Swann/5-34).  

Cares all past home at last ever to rejoice (Frank F. Benson/8-79B)

Death is eternal life why should we weep?  (Houston B. Kelly/19-237K)

In God we trust.  (Maude Ellison/24-348)

A friend to his country and a believer in Christ (Newton J. Hammett/28-422H)

I have fought a good fight.  I finished my course.  I have kept the faith (John A. Cox/30-466C)

Cpt in the First Maryland BN of the flying CRMP.  He fought in the revolutionary battles of White Plains, Brandywine, and went with Gen. Greene into SC.  He was present at the surrender of Cornwall at Yorktown.  (Cpt Meroney/32-491)

In my Father's house are many mansions.  (WM J Dill/32-495)

We will meet again (Layton E. Williams/34-537)

Because I live Ye shall live also (Gertrude A. Dill/35-588D)