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Adams Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location:  Grant

Directions:  From Troutdale Hwy (US 58) and Flatridge Rd (Rt 658) travel east and north about 3/4 mile on Flatridge Rd to the junction with Razor Ridge Rd (Rt 677). Then travel north about 1 mile on Razor Ridge Rd. The cemetery lies on the hill east of the road and is visible from the road.

GPS Coordinates:  N36.681499 W81.390198

Surveyed by:  Rich and Ginger Ballard on 28 Mar 2003

Comments:  This cemetery is fenced and mown on a regular basis. There appear to be several graves here with no markers at all and others marked by field stones. Some additional data was provided by the Privetts who currently own the land while other data came from Bette Nelson and the annotated 1870 Grayson census.

Adams Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
ADAMS, Charlie [ca 1873] [8 Jul 1956] no marker, known to be in this location; [s/o Charles N. Adams & Fannie Smythers; h/o Edna Adams]
ADAMS, Roscoe M. 14 Jun 1918 30 Apr 1994 [Roscoe McKinley; s/o Charles Adams & Loretta Moore]
unknowns     3 field stones
ADAMS, ____     field stone
ADAMS, ____     field stone
Row 2
ADAMS, Virginia     field stone; [d/o Col. and Leona Adams]
unknowns     2 field stones
unknown     unmarked grave
ROSS, Candis J. 7 Mar 1865 23 May 1939 [nee Duncan; w/o Byram B. Ross]
unknown     unmarked grave
Row 3
unknowns     8 field stones
ROSS, George     metal marker
unknown     unmarked grave
Row 4
unknowns     6 field stones
ROSS, Emma   Feb 1961 unmarked; [nee Brown; w/o George Ross]
PRIVETT, Grace 4 Oct 1913 18 Jan 1988 double stone with next; [Lillie Grace, d/o George and Emma Ross]
PRIVETT, Roby 20 May 1910 [28 Mar 2005] Wed 5 Apr 1931; [s/o William S. & Elizabeth Sexton]
Row 5
unknowns     5 field stones
ADAMS, Martin [ca 1847]   double stone with next [s/o Daniel Adams]
ADAMS, Celia     age 85 years; [d/o Charles and Deborah Adams Hawkins]
unknowns     2 field stones
SMITHERS, William 1885 1938 double stone with next
SMITHERS, Fannie 1847 1935  
Row 6
unknowns     3 field stones