Mt. Zion United Methodist Church and Cemetery
19600 Zion St.
Cornelius, NC 28031

Location Notes:
The cemetery is next to the church. The original cemetery was off Hwy. 73 near Brinkley Springs. The church moved this cemetery several years ago and has a special area designated in their cemetery next to the church for the memory of those from their earlier cemetery.

Condition: Maintained

Affiliations: Methodist

Size: More than 100 graves

Historical Notes:
This church was organized on 6-23-1827 west of the present site. This cemetery is known for having a large number of Confederate soldiers buried on the property. According to the church historian, one of their members was a veteran. He began holding Confederate soldier reunions and allowed any veteran to be buried there.

Source of Information:
1. William J. Charles survey for the Mecklenburg Genealogy Society on 5-19-1983.

2. Mary Beth Gatza abstracted these records in 2001.

View Burial Records (24 records)

Date updated: 9/7/2004
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Mt. Zion United Methodist Church and Cemetery
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