Gary L. Flynn



GPS Mapping


S.C. Genealogical Society

Cemetery GPS Mapping Project


      Project Contains: 13,000+ Cemeteries  &  200+ Cemetery Survey Book Surname Indexes


Paul M. Kankula



 Project Webmaster


Effective: 08 Jul 2015


Some landowners who have cemeteries located on their private property, are preventing family members from visiting, using and maintaining the graves of their love-ones buried there.  Some of these landowners or their livestock are even illegally desecrating these cemeteries. 


A cemetery is a place not only for the burial of the dead, but for an expression of love and respect by the living for the dead...  Family members have the legal right of burial, visitation, maintenance and beautification of cemeteries per S.C. Code of Cemetery Laws, Section 27-43-310.  Visitation to cemeteries located on private property, need to be prior approved by the landowner.  Contact your local sheriff to enforce this law, if, the landowner is preventing visitation -- provide sheriff with copies of this law.


AME = African Methodist Episcopal (N)   -   AME-Zion = African Methodist Episcopal Zion (N)   -   CME = Colored Methodist Episcopal (N)

CME = Christian Methodist Episcopal   -   MEC = Methodist Episcopal Church (1784)   -   SMC = Southern Methodist Church   -   UMC = United Methodist Church   -    WMC = Wesleyan Methodist Church

(A) = Asian   -   (C) = Caucasian   -   (I) = Indian/Cherokee   -   (N) = Negro   -   (S) = Slave


(N) Negro cemetery identifications are normally due to the hard-work of Emily E. Vaughn.  Visit Emily's research portal at

Also visit the Black Heritage research portal at












Can you help identify any Unknown Name or Can't Find cemeteries?  If so, e-mail your comments to Gary Flynn at


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Compiled by: Paul M Kankula - NN8NN & Gary L. Flynn - KE8FD,  Project Established on 01-Apr-2008,  Non-Copyrighted