David Blevins Cemetery

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David Blevins Cemetery

Grassy Creek, Ashe County, North Carolina

The David Blevins Cemetery is located on the west side of NC Highway 16 about 2.9 miles south of the Virginia State Line. The cemetery is fenced but is overgrown.

This cemetery contains 14 graves, however only 6 are properly marked.

This cemetery was surveyed by Jeff Weaver on April 20, 2003.

David Blevins Family Cemetery
General View of the David Blevins Family Cemetery

David Blevins Family Cemetery
Row Name Born Died Comments
1 Field Stone
1 Field Stone
1 Field Stone
1 Field Stone
2 Blevins, David L., Dr. Mar. 29, 1829 1909 s/o James Blevins & Sarah Stitt.
2 Blevins, Nancy Aldas Jacks 1835 1903 d/o Elder Richard Jacks & Priscilla Tucker
2 Field Stone
2 Field Stone
2 Field Stone
2 Blevins, McKinley 1894 1965 s/o Rev. Jeter C. Blevins & Rosa Sage; Double stone with next
2 Blevins, Jeston Mar. 20, 1906 Nov. 1936 d/o Rush Blevins & Dorsey Jones
3 Blevins, Jeter Calton July 22, 1875 Jun 5, 1957 S/o Dr. David L. Blevins & Nancy A. Jacks. 51 years a Baptist Minister, Masonic symbol.
3 Blevins, Rosa Sage Aug. 14, 1873 Aug. 24, 1944 d/o Stephen Sage and Amanda Blackburn.(stone toppled over)

Northwestern Slope of Helton Knob
View of northwestern slope of Helton Knob from the David Blevins Cemetery

Northwestern Slope of Helton Knob
Pastoral Scene from the David Blevins Cemetery
Mount Jefferson is in the extreme distance, although difficult to see in this image

Apple Tree
Apple Tree near the David Blevins Cemetery

© 2003, Jeffrey C. Weaver, Saltville, VA