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"Joppa Cemetery is one of the oldest and most historic graveyards in Davie County. The burial grounds contain the graves of Squire and Sarah Boone, parents of Daniel Boone. Daniel Boone lived near Bear Creek during his teens and early twenties. A North Carolina historical marker notes the location of the cemetery located on US 601 in Mocksville (Yadkinville Road)."


  • Joppa Cemetery 1985 Credit: Digital Davie
  • Basil Gaither Memorial Plaque located in Joppa Cemetery Credit: Digital Davie
  • Squire and Sarah Boone tombstones located in Joppa Cemetary. Photo circa 1910 Credit: Digital Davie
  • Squire and Sarah Boone graves today Credit: Davie County Chamber of Commerce
Historic Sites. Visit Davie County. . Accessed May 31, 2018. http://www.visitdaviecounty.com/historic-sites/.