Old Sturgill Cemetery

Alleghany Cemeteries

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Old Sturgill Cemetery

Alleghany County, North Carolina

Location:  Piney Creek

Directions:  Take Virginia Route 767 at Mouth of Wilson, Virginia, follow it unit is intersects with VA SSR 778, which becomes Duncan Road (SR 1313) in North Carolina. This road is closed at the boundary of the New River State Park. Follow the road to the end to find the Old Sturgill Cemetery.

GPS Coordinates:  -

Surveyed by:  Larry Hash

Comments:  In addition to these 6 individuals, seven grandchildren of Francis and Rebecca Sturgill are buried here.

Old Sturgill Cemetery

Old Sturgill Cemetery, Alleghany County, North Carolina
Name Birth Death Comments
Sturgill, James ca. 1725 1803 -
Sturgill, Ann Calloway - - w/o James Sturgill
Sturgill, Francis, Sr. ca. 1755 1807 s/o James Sturgill & Ann Calloway
Sturgill, Rebecca Hash ca. 1758 1841 d/o Old John Hash & Rebecca Anderson; w/o Francis Sturgill, Sr.
Weaver, Rebecca Sturgill 1791 1828 d/o Francis Sturgill, Sr. & Rebecca Hash; w/o William Weaver, Jr.
Perkins, Ann Sturgill 1795 1813 d/o Francis Sturgill, Sr. & Rebecca Hash; w/o Timothy Perkins