William M. Baldwin Cemetery

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William M. Baldwin Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location:  White Top

Directions:  On North side of Highlands Pkwy (US 58) 0.37 miles West of Highview Lane or about 0.2 miles east of Helton Creek Ln (Rt 783). Access lane is directly across the road from 13395 Highlands Parkway. Walk up the lane, past an old log shed, to the top of the lane, then turn left and walk about 200 feet west.

GPS Coordinates:  N36.607616 W81.560944

Surveyed by:  Jeff Weaver and Sadie Stamper Greer 23 Jun 2003

Comments:   The cemetery has a good fence, but is overgrown. It had been cleaned to some extent shortly before our visit, but it is still difficult to maneuver due to ground growing vines. There were 35 graves identified.

Some information was provided by Stella Abshire.


General view of the William M. Baldwin Cemetery

William M. Baldwin Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
BALDWIN, Margarett 22 Apr 1882 12 Nov 1940 [d/o William M. and Rosa Osborne Baldwin]
BROWN, M. Green 22 Nov 1869 27 Dec 1936  
BROWN, Alice Baldwin 17 Mar 1878 19 Dec 1961 [d/o William M. and Rosa Osborne Baldwin; w/o M. Green Brown. Her sister, Margaret, lived with her.]
STANSBERRY, Grace 20 Dec 1906 18 Feb 1976 [d/o Reece B. and Josie Baldwin]
BALDWIN, Reece B. 20 Nov 1873 28 Jun 1919 [s/o William M. and Rosa Osborne Baldwin; h/o Josie Baldwin]
BALDWIN, Henry Clay 19 Nov 1908 22 Nov 1913 s/o Reece B. and Josie Baldwin
BALDWIN, Rosa V. 2 May 1842/1843 11 Dec 1916 [d/o George and Catherine Taylor Osborne; w/o William M. Baldwin]
BALDWIN, William M. 21 July 1845 15 May 1925 CSA; [s/o William D. and Margaret Stringer Baldwin]
BALDWIN, William H. 8 Feb 1880 2 Sep 1888 [s/o William M. and Rosa Osborne Baldwin; death also recorded as 25 Sep 1883]
Row 2
BALDWIN, Infants 1906 1906 Infant children of Wiley [Monroe] and Rosa [Weaver] Baldwin
BALDWIN, Lovie A. 29 Apr 1901 2 Jul 1901 [Lovie Alice Emaline, inf. d/o Wiley Monroe and Zillah Ingram Baldwin]; double stone with next
BALDWIN, Son 19 Feb 1888 19 Feb 1888 [s/o Wiley Monroe and Zillah Ingram Baldwin]
BALDWIN, Zillah H. 11 Feb 1869 10 May 1901 [nee Ingram; 1st w/o Wiley Monroe Baldwin]
BALDWIN, Infant 1908 1908 [d/o Wiley Monroe and Rosa Weaver Baldwin]; stone partially buried
BALDWIN, Albert 28 Feb 1918 19 Apr 1919 [s/o Wiley Monroe and Rosa Weaver Baldwin]
unknowns     two field stones
BALDWIN, Rossa 28 Feb 1898/1866 18 Jun 1927 [nee Weaver; 2nd w/o Wiley Monroe Baldwin]
BALDWIN, Wiley Monroe 27/29 Aug 1869 9 May 1938 "Roe"; [m1 Zillah Ingram, m2 Rosa Weaver, m3 Mary L. Crowder; Spanish-American War]
BALDWIN, Jan/June Sanford 5 Mar 1923 4 May 1938 [s/o Wiley Monroe and Rosa Weaver Baldwin]
Row 3
BALDWIN, W.M. Wise 11 Mar 1910 7 Dec 1955 [s/o Boyd and Lillie Weaver Baldwin]; stone toppled
BALDWIN, Boyd 28 Dec 1884 21/26 Dec 1930 [s/o William M. and Rosa Osborne Baldwin]
BALDWIN, Lillie 18 Nov 1892 15 Sep 1924 [nee Weaver; w/o Boyd Baldwin]
BALDWIN, Lacey 1917 1920 [s/o Boyd and Lillie Weaver Baldwin]
Row 4
unknowns     four field stones
Row 5
BALDWIN, George C. 17 Mar 1876 28/29 Mar 1929 [George Clinton "Coon", s/o William M. and Rosa Osborne Baldwin; h/o Haley Blevins Baldwin]
BALDWIN, Claudie 1904 1932 [s/o Robert Lee and Nancy E. Burke Baldwin; twin to Maude Baldwin]
BALDWIN, Homer 1911 1932 [s/o Robert Lee and Nancy E. Burke Baldwin]
BALDWIN, Alexander N. 16 Feb 1898 25 Feb 1898 double stone with next
BALDWIN, William J. 16 Feb 1898 25 Feb 1898 s/o Robert L. and N.E. Baldwin
BALDWIN, Robert Lee 11 Apr 1871 22 Dec 1926 [s/o William M. and Rosa Osborne Baldwin]
Also said to be buried here; may belong in Row 4
BALDWIN, Infant     [i/o Fred & Bonnie Baldwin]; field stone
DOLINGER, Infant     [i/o Avery and Mollie Dolinger]; field stone
BALDWIN, Nancy E. 29 Mar 1875 1 Apr 1959 [ne Burke; w/o Robert Lee Baldwin]
BALDWIN, Virgil 1908 1968 [s/o Robert Lee Baldwin & Nancy E. Burke]