Drayton Cemetery


Location: 190 Mitchellville Road, Tarpon Trail
Faces Port Royal Sound; Barker Field is nearby
Located on Port Royal Sound in Mitchelville area
Earliest known date of existence: Antebellum
From the book, “Hilton Head Island Cemeteries”, Compiled by Karen Marsh Gobrecht And John Griffin

Names on stones: Ferguson, Campbell, Reyes, Israel, Murry, Singleton, Small, Mayton, Chaplin, Christopher, Owens, Bennett, Grant, Green. There are about 60 stones, still being used.

Louise Small: died Jan 18, 1906, age 94
Nicholas E. Christopher

These two stones face away from water:

Jas. Drayton; Co. G, 21 U.S.C. inf.

Adam Jenkins; Co. E, 21 U.S.C. inf.

J. no. Screven; Co. B, 21 U.S.C.I.

Faces water:

 S. Christopher, Co. E, USCT Inf.