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Anderson Family Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location:  Barton Crossroads

Directions:  From Flatridge Rd (Rt 658) go north on Rabbit Fork Rd (Rt 794) to Rockbridge Rd. (Rt 731). The cemetery can be seen approximately 0.2 miles off Rabbit Fork Road. Access is from Rockbridge Rd.

GPS Coordinates:  N36.671139 W81.345390

Surveyed by:  Ginger Ballard and Jeff Weaver on March 4, 2003

Comments:  Additional information is from the files of Paul Herndon. This cemetery is well-fenced and maintained. There are approximately 80 graves here, many marked only with concrete markers with no inscriptions. It appears that many buried in this cemetery died as a result of the 1918 influenza epidemic.

Anderson Family Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
unknowns     3 concrete markers
Row 2
unknown     concrete marker
LANE, E.J.   22 Aug 1883 stone not found 2003
unknowns     2 concrete markers
Row 3
unknowns     5 concrete marker
Row 4
JONES, Laura 6 Apr 1893 15 Oct 1905 hand carved stone
unknowns     2 concrete markers
JONES, Robert M. 30 Dec 1859 10 Aug 1941  
JONES, A[merica] 1 Sep 1856 30 May 1925 [w/o Robert M. Jones; nee Anderson]; hand carved stone
unknown     rock
Row 5
BATEMAN, Sallie Fay 27 Sep 1909 21/24 Jun 1913 d/o G.M. & S.M. Bateman
unknowns     8 concrete markers
ANDERSON, Jessie [12 Sep] 1922 [8 Jul] 1979 double stone with next; [Jessie Alexander, s/o Millard Anderson & Alice Willie]
ANDERSON, Viola 1927   [nee Pilkins]
Row 6
BATEMAN, Matilda 18 Jul 1854 3 Nov 1917 [nee Cynthia Matilda Anderson]; Age 63 yrs 3 mos 16 days; stone fallen
BATEMAN, W.O. 2 Aug 1858 7 Jul 1907 Age 48 yrs 11 mo 4 days
ROSS, William H. 8 Jun 1876 19 Jan 1898 oldest marked grave in this cemetery; stone fallen
unknowns     2 concrete markers
Row 7
ANDERSON, Loyd Weldon 17 Aug 1878 16 Nov 1956 stone not found 2003, [s/o Linville Anderson & Deemie Hash, h/o Florence Anderson]
ANDERSON, Emoeline 1867 1934  
ANDERSON, L[inville] S. 17 Nov 1850 7 Jul 1917 Age 66 yrs 7 mo 20 days; stone broken
Row 8
unknowns     12 concrete marker
Row 9
JONES, John Vance 11 Aug 1921 21 Aug 1921 s/o George & Vergie Jones
JONES, Infant 12 Mar 1912 16 Mar 1912 d/o George & Vergie Jones
unknowns     two rocks
JONES, Ralph B. 8 Jul 1918 22 Jun 1919 s/o E. & N. Jones
JONES, [Nina D.] 8 May 1880 8 Nov 1918 [name illegible, worn smooth]
JONES, Fred E. 19 Oct 1918 5 Nov 1918 s/o E. & N. Jones
JONES, Hazel M./R. 17 Aug 1905 29 Oct 1906 d/o Everett & Nina Jones; aged 1 yr 2 mos 12 days
JONES, Infant 8 Jul 1911 16 Jul 1911 s/o E. & N. Jones
Row 10
BATEMAN, Charles W. 22 May 1888 14 Dec 1934  
ANDERSON, Mary E. 28 Sep 1865 13 Jun 1947  
ANDERSON, Eldridge Columbus 28 Jul 1865 15 Feb 1930  
Row 11
JONES, Treva Newatsa 12 Aug 1937 18 Aug 1937  
unknowns     7 concrete markers
Row 12
unknown     concrete marker
ANDERSON, Carrie J. 1913 2000 double stone with next. [Carrie Anderson is buried in Beech Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.]
ANDERSON, Hoyt F. 1908 1970 [Hoyt made seven of the stones in this cemetery.]
unknown     concrete marker
ANDERSON, Bertha T. 19 Dec 1886 21 Aug 1920  
ANDERSON, Emmet A. 14 May 1882 24 Sep 1947/1949  
unknown     concrete marker
ANDERSON, Jennifer Rebecca   29 Oct 1972 infant d/o Lewis & Linda Anderson
ANDERSON, Bessie 1897 1996 double stone with next
ANDERSON, Millard 1897 1963 Married 9 Mar 1919