Samuel Blevins Cemetery

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Samuel Blevins Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location:  Sandy Flats of Grayson County Virginia near North Carolina state line

Directions:  The cemetery is at the end of a private road, off the end of Spottswood Lane (Rt 787). Spottswood Lane is 2 miles from the intersection of Savannah Rd (Rt 615) and Edmonds Rd (Rt 613). At the end of Spottswood Lane keep to the left and follow an abandoned road for 0.8 mile to the cemetery. The cemetery is well fenced and maintained.

GPS Coordinates:  N36.56543 W80.97672

Surveyed by:  Buford C. Wilson May 2003; updated 30 Mar 2008.

Samuel Blevins Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
ISOM, Jerry Mitchell 6 Feb 1954 7 Apr 2007 funeral home marker
JENNINGS, Dora Mae 5 May 1904 13 Jul 1904 [d/o John M. Jennings & Isabell Lemons]
Row 2
JENNINGS, William 25 Jul 1840 9 Dec 1926 [s/o Thornton Jennings & Charity Fender]
JENNINGS, Emily 2 Jan 1844 27 Jun 1926 [Emeline, d/o Samuel Blevins & Nancy Cox; w/o William Jennings]
JENNINGS, Phebe 23 Apr 1880 10 Jan 1884 [d/o William Jennings & Emiline Blevins]
JENNINGS, Laura 26 Oct 1877 12 Jan 1884 shared stone with above; [d/o William Jennings & Emiline Blevins]
Row 3
BLEVINS, Margaret L. 18 Oct 1885 26 Jul 1964 [Margaret Levina "Peggy", d/o Spottswood Blevins & Charlotte Virginia Lundy]; shared stone with next two
BLEVINS, Spottswood 17 Jan 1849 3 Aug 1908 [s/o Samuel Blevins & Nancy Cox]
BLEVINS, Charlotte Virginia 23 May 1854 4 Jan 1935 w/o Spottswood Blevins; [d/o Churchwell Oglesby Lundy & Caroline Ward Trimble]
BLEVINS, Samuel 9 Dec 1877 15 Nov 1906 [s/o Spottswood Blevins & Charlotte Virginia Lundy]
BLEVINS, Robert 25 Sep 1876 11 Jan 1877 [s/o Spottswood Blevins & Charlotte Virginia Lundy]
Row 4
BLEVINS, N. Samantha 28 Jun 1853 14 Sep 1930 [Nancy Samantha, d/o Samuel Blevins & Nancy Cox]
BLEVINS, Margarett 23 May 1841 24 Dec 1924 [Peggy, d/o Samuel Blevins & Nancy Cox]
BLEVINS, Samuel 23 Nov 1802 29 Sep 1893 [s/o John Blevins & Catherine Cox]
BLEVINS, Nancy 12 Jul 1817 12 Jul 1854 [d/o Samuel Cox & Rebecca Osborne; w/o Samuel Blevins]
unknowns

two field stones
Row 5
BLEVINS, Jim M. 3 Dec 1881 13 Dec 1939 [James Marion, s/o Spottswood Blevins & Charlotte Virginia Lundy]
BLEVINS, Rosa A. 22 Jul 1884 9 May 1966 shared stone with above; [Rosa Aurilla, d/o Council Perkins Kirby & Nancy McKnight]
BLEVINS, Infant 1 Aug 1903 19 Aug 1903 [c/o James Marion Blevins & Rosa Aurilla Kirby]
BLEVINS, Tom 11 Feb 1908 17 May 1993 [Thomas P., s/o James Marion Blevins & Rosa Aurilla Kirby]
BLEVINS, Recie 28 Dec 1913 7 Feb 1992 shared stone with above; [Recie Alverta, d/o Flemon Cockerham & Catherine Evans]
BLEVINS, Bettie Jean 7 Jan 1937 7 Jan 1937 [d/o Thomas P. Blevins & Recie Alverta Cockerham]
Row 6
SHAW, Jackie Everett 17 Feb 1958 16 Feb 1996 [s/o Roy Eugene Shaw & Zenna Clyde Blevins; h/o Jennifer Angelina McLean]
SHAW, Peggy Kylene Zenette 9 Sep 1987 9 Sep 1987 [d/o Jackie Everett Shaw & Jennifer Angelina McLean]
SHAW, Roy Eugene 18 Feb 1915 14 Aug 1980 PFC U.S. Army World War II; [s/o John Shaw & Nannie Evans]
SHAW, Zenna C. 8 Nov 1916 12 Jul 1987 shared stone with above; [Zenna Clyde, d/o James Marion Blevins & Rosa Aurilla Kirby]
SHAW, Fred Thomas 20 Jun 1939 3 Nov 1939 [s/o Roy Eugene Shaw & Zenna Clyde Blevins]
Row 7
SHAW, Virgil J. 18 May 1936 13 Jun 1990 Cpl U.S. Army; [Virgil James, s/o Roy Eugene Shaw & Zenna Clyde Blevins]
SHAW, N. Carol 14 Oct 1939
shared stone with above; [Norma Carol, d/o Raymond Funk & Grace Perry]