Lawton Cemetery


Location: Sea Pines, corner of Oyster Landing Rd and 10 Oyster Landing Lane

Located on a tributary of Lawton Creek and in a residential neighborhood.

Earliest known date of existence: early 1800’s

The oldest burial site on Hilton Head Island – graves not clear, area overgrown. The area is grown up and there is no evidence of continued use by local African Americans.

From the book, “Hilton Head Island Cemeteries”, Compiled by Karen Marsh Gobrecht And John Griffin


Anderson, Shirley B
Note: burial vault
12 Apr 1942
26 Apr 1993

Brown, Eddie
11 Apr 1907
1 Nov 1941

Brown, Jr., William
Note: only burial vault with name plate

Frazier, Rosetta
In memory of
25 Dec 1847
21 Mar 1936

Frazier, Thos.
Co. A. 21 U.S.C.T.

Green, Wilson
In memory of
14 Apr 1823
16 Apr 1895

Kirkland, Robert
Note: burial vault with name plate

Miller, Jr.., Joseph (“Junior”)
21 Sep 1935
27 May 2000

Patterson, Lucille Burgess
15 May 1955
21 Sep 1989

Washington, Josephine
At Rest    
Born 1891    
9 July 1916

Williams, Mildred (“Millie”)
Note: burial vault
7 Feb 1948
28 Dec 2001

Williams Sr., Wonder L.
Note: burial vault with name plate

Young, Dorothy D.
Note: burial vault
Died 2001

Young, Sr., Charles
Note: burial vault