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Beulah Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location:  North of Galax

Directions:  This cemetery is beside Pattons Mill Lane (Rt. 869), 3 miles from its intersection with Waterwheel Road (Rt. 634).

GPS Coordinates:  N36.69873 W80.97852

Surveyed by:  Buford C. Wilson 16 Apr 2000; updated 22 Dec 2008

Comments:  The cemetery is at the site of the old Beulah Methodist Church. The church was demolished several years ago and some of the ruins are still scattered about. The cemetery is quite old. The oldest grave appears to be dated 1892 and the most recent one is dated 1982. Many of the older graves are still mounded with red dirt. The cemetery is well fenced. Part of the genealogy information is from Anita (Whitter) Salcido.

Beulah Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
WILLIAMSON, William F. 1 May 1903 11 Aug 1904 [s/o William Jonathan Williamson & Mary Ann Bourne]
NELSON, Frank 18 Mar 1904 17 Jun 1904 s/o Levi & Josie Nelson
LEONARD, Nellie 6 Oct 1916 19 Feb 1920 [d/o Obediah Worth Leonard & Addie Florence Patton]
LEONARD, O[bediah] W[orth] 23 Nov 1891 6 Jan 1919 [s/o Floyd Leonard & Mary Lutishia Jackson; h/o Addie Florence Patton]
PATTON, Jacob Logan 14 Jul 1848 16 May 1925 [Jake, s/o James Randolph Patton & Susan J. Thomas]
PATTON, Mary Jane 8 Apr 1855 22 Jan 1935 [d/o James Madison Leath & Lucy Ann Brewer; w/o Jacob Logan Patton]
PATTON, Ellis W. [24 Feb] 1884 [24 Apr] 1956 [Ellis Walter, s/o Jacob Logan Patton & Mary Jane Leath]
PATTON, Betty L. [20 Feb] 1886 [18 Aug] 1982 [Betty Leona, d/o Aaron Lafayette Brewer & Alice Celia Cornett; m1 Hix Hawkins, m2 Ellis Walter Patton]; shared stone with above
Row 2
WILLIAMSON, Mary Ann [13 Mar 1873] [18 Aug 1951] [d/o William A. Bourne & Elizabeth Ann Sexton; w/o William Jonathan Williamson]; no stone; funeral home marker
WILLIAMSON, W[illiam] J[onathan] 31 May 1870 20 Nov 1932 [s/o John E. Williamson & Caroline Thomas]
WILLIAMSON, Joe 11 Aug 1905 12 Apr 1914 [s/o William Jonathan Williamson & Mary Ann Bourne]
WILLIAMSON, J[ohn] E. 1 Jan 1838 22 Feb 1897 [s/o William T. Williamson & Mary Lyons Whitaker]
WILLIAMSON, Caroline 8 Jul 1845 9 Feb 1905 [d/o Jonathan Thomas & Seney Harper; w/o John E. Williamson]
FUNK, William F. 20 Nov 1919 15 Jan 1920 [s/o Arthur J. Funk & Flora E. Williamson]
FUNK, Hobert

[s/o Arthur J. Funk & Flora E. Williamson]; name is painted on a cement block
;FUNK, Arthur [Dec 1895] [Feb 1933] [Arthur J., s/o Ollie Funk]; name is painted on a cement block
FUNK, Flora E. [Jan 1896] [Jun 1937] [d/o William Jonathan Williamson & Mary Ann Bourne; w/o Arthur J. Funk]; name is painted on a cement block
Row 3
HILL, Jane 2 Aug 1878 8 Mar 1931 [Jane Margaret, d/o Wiley L. Hill & Susanna H. Patton]
HILL, Annie M. 8 May 1912 16 Apr 1920 d/o Jane Margaret Hill
HILL, A[lex] L. 16 Mar 1861 5 Feb 1931 [s/o Robert Hill & Sarah Ann Robertson]
HILL, Sarah Jane 18 Dec 1861 7 Feb 1943 [d/o James D. Carico & Amanda Jane Byrd; w/o Alex L. Hill]
HILL, W[iley] D[uffy] 4 Mar 1880 20 Apr 1937 [s/o Wiley L. Hill & Susanna H. Patton]
Row 4
PATTON, A[ra] M[intha] 16 Jan 1881 10 Nov 1906 w/o Alex Cooper Patton; [d/o Henry Evans Bartlett & Mary Florence Fisher]
HALE, Lucinda 10 Dec 1825 10 Feb 1898 [d/o Anthony & Joannah Wheeler]
HALE, Alexander 8 Dec 1831 26 Dec 1897 [s/o Burroughs Hale & Margaret “Peggy” Sutherland; m1 Mary Ann Catron, m2 Lucinda Wheeler]
PATTON, Bertha 9 Mar 1909 24 Aug 1911 d/o Charlie & Alma Patton
PATTON, Elizabeth 5 Jan 1856 21 Oct 1923 [d/o Alexander Hale & Mary Ann Catron; w/o John Wiley Patton]
Row 5
THOMASON, Lydia S. 23 Apr 1867 31 May 1940 [Lydia Susan, d/o Barnett Farmer & Sarah Elizabeth Stoneman; w/o James H. Thomason]
THOMASON, James H. 27 Feb 1866 15 Aug 1934 [s/o Miles & Elizabeth Thomason]
THOMASON, Callie 4 Jun 1909 2 Jul 1909 [d/o James H. Thomason & Lycia Susan Farmer]
THOMASON, Infant 4 Mar 1906 4 Mar 1906 [c/o James H. Thomason & Lycia Susan Farmer]
THOMASON, John W. 1 Sep 1888 21 Jun 1907 [s/o James H. Thomason & Lycia Susan Farmer]
THOMASON, child

[c/o James H. Thomason & Lycia Susan Farmer]; no stone
THOMASON, child

[c/o James H. Thomason & Lycia Susan Farmer]; no stone
PATTON, Walter T. 18 Oct 1901 8 Feb 1902
PATTON, Ida Brook 21 Apr 1903 15 May 1903
PATTON, Blueford Crockett [31 May 1857] [Mar 1931] [s/o Logan Patton & Elizabeth Amanda Davis; m1 Sena E Williamson, m2 Melvina (Robinson) Vaughan]; no stone
PATTON, Sena E. [Jun 1864]
[d/o John E. Williamson & Caroline Thomas]; no stone
HALE, Joseph H. 16 Apr 1866 22 Jul 1941 [Joseph Henderson, s/o Henry Hale & Nancy Jordan]
HALE, Frances E. 11 May 1862 10 Nov 1951 [Frances Elvira, d/o Minitree J. Funk & Martha A. Williamson; w/o Joseph Henderson Hale]
Row 6
unknown

unmarked
WHITAKER, Hubert 31 Oct 1908 16 Aug 1909 [s/o Louis D. Whitaker & Sabre Alderman]
WHITAKER, Lula A. 8 Sep 1899 8 Jun 1901 [d/o William Bayes Whitaker & Bettie Elizabeth Bourne]
WHITAKER, S[eraphina] J. 6 Jun 1840 17 Feb 1917 [d/o John Funk & Mary “Polly” Vaughan; w/o Louis Lee Whitaker]
WHITAKER, Holly C. 26 Mar 1873 14 Sep 1955 [Holly Columbus, s/o Louis Lee Whitaker & Seraphina J. Funk]
WHITAKER, Minnie A[da] 26 Mar 1875 19 Sep 1961 [d/o Wiley L. Hill & Susannah Patton; w/o Holly Columbus Whitaker]
PATTON, Marvin Eugene 13 May 1924 15 May 1924 [s/o Roy Glenn Patton & Pearlie Luemma Funk]
unknown

unmarked
Row 7
PATTON, Jessie Fielder 14 Jul 1911 5 Dec 1914 [s/o Carl Patton & Laura Brewer]
unknown

unmarked
WHITAKER, Archy 1 Dec 1901 11 Oct 1902 [s/o Holly Columbus Whitaker & Minnie Ada Hill]
Row 8
WHITAKER, Hallie May 10 Jul 1907 5 Jul 1908 [d/o William Bayes Whitaker & Bettie Elizabeth Bourne]
WHITAKER, child 22 Aug 1908 11 Sep 1908 [c/o Friel Rice Whitaker & Margaret A. Duncan]
unknown

unmarked
FUNK, Walter 30 Oct 1904 26 Aug 1938 [s/o Elbert Kenley Funk & Sarah Margaret Bundy]
unknown

unmarked
Row 9
TILLEY, Patison 26 Feb 1883 28 Oct 1935 [Ira Patison]
TILLEY, Rosa 3 Mar 1869 30 Dec 1933 [Rosa L., d/o Thursa A. Tilley]
TILLEY, Matilda 20 May 1845 29 Apr 1919
DUNCAN, Della Purla 1 Apr 1907 13 Aug 1908 d/o Anais & Margaret Duncan
Row 10
GAMBLE, Infant 1 Oct 1912 12 Oct 1912 [c/o William Stacey Gamble & Rose Lucinda Whitter]
GAMBLE, Rose [Lucinda] 15 Jan 1889 9 Oct 1912 w/o William Stacey Gamble; [d/o James Ellis Whitter & Mary Calline Ring]
WHITTER, J[ames] E[llis] 16 Jul 1864 15 Jan 1919 [s/o John M. Whitter & Christine Dunford]
WHITTER, Mary Calline Ring 4 Jun 1866 19 Nov 1935 w/o James Ellis Whitter; [d/o Emmet Martin Ring & Matilda Elizabeth Swinney]
ALDERMAN, Beulah Larue [1906] [23 Aug 1936] [d/o John C. Beckner & Dama Malissa Alice Quesinberry; w/o Odie Elmer Turpin and Austin Dupee Alderman]; no stone
TURPIN, Odie Elmer 6 Sep 1911 5 Feb 1931 h/o Beulah Turpin
Row 11
WHITTER, James Emmett 4 Aug 1898 10 Feb 1930 [s/o James Ellis Whitter & Mary Calline Ring; h/o Verna Mae Spicer]
WHITTER, Rosie May 2 Feb 1927 22 Feb 1927 [d/o James Emmett Whitter & Verna Mae Spicer]
WHITTER, Thomas E. 17 Oct 1922 2 Jun 1934 [Thomas Edgar, s/o James Emmett Whitter & Verna Mae Spicer]
FUNK, Lonnie O. 8 Jun 1895 11 Nov 1963 [Lonnie Ottie, s/o Lewis Funk & Caroline Thomas Bundy; m1 Lila Leona Reeves, m2 Verna Mae (Gardner) Hanks]
The following are known to be buried here but the locations of the graves are unknown
FUNK, Lilar Reeves 3 Nov 1895 14 Mar 1953 [Lila Leona, d/o Will Reeves & Rosa Bourne]
WHITTER, Sidney Allen [13 Aug 1902] [11 Nov 1902] [s/o James Ellis Whitter & Mary Calline Ring]
BECKNER, Ennis [1899] [Jun 1936] [s/o John C. Beckner & Dama Malissa Alice Quesinberry; h/o Cora Lee Patton]
PATTON, Homer [19 Mar 1921] [19 Mar 1921] [s/o Elbert Bruce Patton & Sarah Magdeline Bartlett]
McCLURE, Sue

[age about 25 years]