Known Cemeteries and Burial Records of Mecklenburg County, NC
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Mt. Zion United Methodist Church and Cemetery
19600 Zion St.
Cornelius, NC 28031
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.
Size: More than 100 graves
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.
Date updated: 9/7/2004
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