Amos Ballard Family Cemetery

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Amos Ballard Family Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location:  On the north border of Galax

Directions:  This cemetery is on a steep hillside on the west side of Frazier Rd (Rt 824) about 0.2 mile from its intersection with Fries Rd (Rt 607).

GPS Coordinates:  N36.66657 W80.95034

Surveyed by:  Buford C. Wilson Jun 1999; updated 15 Apr 2008

Comments:  The cemetery is overgrown with brush and briars. It is impossible to reach part of it. I found 4 marked graves and at least 2 marked with fieldstones.

Amos Ballard Family Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
BALLARD, Ann 31 Jul 1848 15 Jan 1929 [Ann Amanda, d/o Byrom Ballard & Edney J. Nickless; w/o Amos Ballard]
BALLARD, Amos 18 Jul 1844 19 Aug 1917 [s/o William Ballard & Martha Hays]
BALLARD, William M. 22 Dec 1879 12 Dec 1906 [s/o Amos Ballard & Ann Amanda Ballard]; stone is broken
WEATHERMAN, Dan J. 15 Jun 1921 5 Dec 1944 PFC 142 Inf 36 Inf Div World War II; [s/o Samuel Joshua Weatherman & Laura Etta Grubb]
BALLARD, Martha Bell [23 Jan 1873] [7 Jan 1876] unmarked; [d/o Amos Ballard & Ann Amanda Ballard]
BALLARD, Son
[5 Feb 1893] unmarked; [1 day old s/o Amos Ballard & Ann Amanda Ballard]