Barton's Crossroads Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery

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Barton's Crossroads Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location:  Barton's Crossroads

Directions:  This cemetery is on Flatridge Rd (Rt 658) between Old Bridle Creek Rd (Rt 601) and Troutdale Hwy (SR 16). The cemetery lies on the northwest corner of the junction of Flatridge Rd and Littlefield Road (733). It is adjacent to the roads and is clearly visible from Flatridge Rd.

GPS Coordinates:  N36.657467 W81.353165

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

Comments:  Barton's Crossroads Primitive Baptist Church was organized in 1896 and was disbanded in 1986 due to the lack of members. It was part of the Mountain District Primitive Baptist Association during its existence. The cemetery is rather small but well fenced and maintained.

Barton's Crossroads Primitive Baptist Church

Barton's Crossroads Primitive Baptist Church
Two views of the Barton's Crossroads Primitive Baptist Church Building, taken March 4, 2003

Barton's Crossroads Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
GREER, Freeda Lois 18 May 1933 10 Apr 1937  
Row 2
unknown     field stone
Row 3
unknowns     two concrete markers
WILSON, Mary C. 21 Feb 1861 21 Feb 1947  
WILSON, Andrew J. 31 Dec 1866 4 Oct 1940  
Row 4
WARREN, C.M. 28 Mar 1915 22 Apr 1915  
unknown     concrete marker
PILKINS, Carrie E. 24 Sep 1883 18 May 1919 double stone with next
PILKINS, Colonel W. 14 Apr 1872 2 Feb 1931  
HASH, Ralph H. 1 Mar 1914 13 May 1986 S1 U.S. Navy World War II
HASH, Laura L. 5 Nov 1879 5 Feb 1964 double stone with next
HASH, Letcher Z. 14 Feb 1878 26 Mar 1935  
Row 5
BYRD, Luie 6 Sep 1905 18 Sep 1905 s/o M.L. & Nora Byrd
BYRD, infant 31 Mar 1912 31 Mar 1912 d/o M.L. & Nora Byrd
unknown     concrete marker
unknown     concrete marker
Row 6
GREEAR, Dora 20 Dec 1882 2 May 1905 d/o S.A. & N.C. Greear
GREEAR, infant     s/o S.A. & N.C. Greear
GREER, infant 14 Nov 1930 14 Nov 1930 s/o Charles P. & Olga Cox Greer
GREER, Nancy C. 15 Sep 1856 12 Feb 1947 double stone with next
GREER, S.A., Elder 2 Mar 1860 16 Apr 1935 Primitive Baptist Minister
TESTERMAN, Casie Loria 20 Aug 1870 20 Mar 1917 w/o James Testerman
GREER, Joe W. 23 Mar 1928 28 Apr 1990 U.S. Army
GREER, James Preston 29 Jun 1919 21 Sep 1936  
GREER, Olga C. [9 Jun] 1890 [5 Jun] 1982 double stone with next; [d/o Morgan L. Cox & Jane Halsey]
GREER, Charles P. 1895 1970  
Row 7
GREER, Marvin W. 27 Jul 1931 1 Jun 1998 s/o Ida L. & Franklin M. Greer; A1C U.S. Air Force Korea
GREER, Ida Lee 7 May 1906 16 Oct 1999 w/o Franklin M. Greer
GREER, Franklin M. 24 Jul 1899 31 May 1953  
GREER, Franklin Clay 31 Oct 1929 24 Apr 1950 s/o F.M. & Ida Greer
PARKS, Susan M. 27 Jan 1851 2 Sep 1927  
PARKS, Floyd A. 20 Mar 1849 8 Jul 1943  
Known to be buried here--from records of Paul Herndon
RICHARDSON, Infant     [infant of Floyd Richardson]; field stone
BYRD, child     [child of M.L. & Nora Byrd; field stone; possibly unmarked grave beside siblings in row 5]
BYRD, child     [child of M.L. & Nora Byrd; concrete marker; possibly unmarked grave beside siblings in row 5]
LOVELACE, John L. 19 Mar 1919 21 Jun 1926 stone not found in 2003
PILKINS, child     [probably unmarked grave beside Carrie E. Pilkins]
OSBORNE, child     [child of Bud Osborne; field stone; possibly unmarked grave in row 3]
OSBORNE, child     [child of Bud Osborne; field stone; possibly unmarked grave in row 3]
REEDY, Lee     [field stone; possibly unmarked grave in row 2]