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Boyer-Poe Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location:  Independence

Directions:  This cemetery is on a hillside near the west edge of Independence. Head west from Independnece on West Main (US 58). Turn north from West Main on to Curry Street. The cemetery can be seen from the road.

GPS Coordinates:  N36.62134 W81.16408

Surveyed by:  Rich and Ginger Ballard 17 Mar 2003

Comments:  This cemetery is fenced and well maintained.

Boyer-Poe Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
HALSEY, Edith Grace 6 May 1916 13 Aug 1920 d/o Mack and Zenna Cox Halsey
unknown     field stone
Row 2
WINDSOR, Sallie 8 Oct 1828 15/16 May 1909 w/o S.B. Windsor
CARPENTER, Temperance 24 Mar 1853/1852 24 Oct 1903 w/o J[ohn] M[ack] Carpenter
WINDSOR, Claud Hampton 30 Apr 1896 5 Jun 1896 s/o T.R. and Bessie Windsor
BOYER, A. C. 15 Apr 1868 12 Nov 1901 w/o Ephraim Boyer
Row 3
EDWARDS, Kemp Grady 28 Oct 1893 16 Apr 1923  
unknown     field stone
JAMES, John A.     broken; Masonic symbol
JAMES, Elizabeth Frances 13 Mar 1836 17 Nov 1891 w/o John A. James
unknown     field stone
BOYER, Stephen 23 Jun 1820 21 Jan 1911 double stone with next
BOYER, Polly 4 Nov 1828 20 Jul 1898 [d/o John Busick and Susannah Barton]
Row 4
EDWARDS, Joe N. 1856 1925 double stone with next
EDWARDS, Lula B. 1873 1916 [d/o Steven Boyer]
unknowns     2 field stones
BOYER, Lydia 8 Dec 1849 16 Apr 1879 w/o Daniel Boyer
BOYER, Infant 6 Apr 1879 9 Apr/Jun 1879 Infant d/o Daniel and Lydia Boyer
BOYER, Guy 1 Apr 1875 Dec 1879 s/o Daniel and Lydia Boyer
unknowns     2 field stone
unknown     broken stone
BOYER, William 14 May 1814 15 Jul 1888 double stone with next
BOYER, Catherine G. 21 Jun 1827 14 Jan 1918 [nee Green]
POE, Drucy J. 1891 1969  
Row 5
BOYER, Mary Wingate 29 Mar 1855 28 Jan 1895  
unknown     field stone
AUSTIN, Billie L. 16 Aug 1882 18 Sep 1885 s/o J.C. and V.J. Austin; name also read as "Daniel L."]
AUSTIN, Infant     infant s/o J.C. and V.J. Austin; broken
AUSTIN, 2 Jul ____ 19 ___ 18__ d/o J.C. and V.J. Autsin; broken
POE, Eula Enos 9 Oct 1911 24 Jan 1912  
POE, Everett 11 Mar 1883 1 Apr 1913 foot: E.E.P.; broken
POE, Walter Glenn 29 Oct 1912 13 Aug 1913  
Row 6
BOYER, Harvey 24 Jan 1847 16 Dec 1928 double stone with next
BOYER, Sallie James 13 Sep 1848 1 Apr 1892 [nee Jones]
unknown     field stone
BOYER, Nancy J.   25 Jul 1874 age 22 yrs 13 days
unknown     field stone
WINGATE, Isaac 10 Jun 1852/1862 7 Jun 1913  
WINGATE, Joicey 11 Aug 1857 24 Mar 1913 nee Boyer
POE, Robert Friel 21 Apr 1866 1 Jun 1937 double stone with next
POE, Levicia Adeline Cole 19 Jan 1861 17 Apr 1940 d/o Joshua and Harriett Cornett Cole
Row 7
AUSTIN, W[illiam] C. 3 Nov 1831 2 Apr 1912 [s/o Bledsoe and Nancy Austin Moore]; double stone with next; broken
AUSTIN, E[lizabeth] J[ane] 24 May 1832 11 Jul 1915 [nee Cornett]
illegible      
illegible      
POE, Claude 7 Apr 1894 27 Oct 1918  
POE, J.T. 9 Oct 1832 15 Oct 1917  
ANDERS, Celia 28 Oct 1838 12 Jul 1928 w/o J.T. Poe
Row 8
JENKINS, George 16 May 1872 2 May 1915  
unknowns     other possible graves
Row 9
FENDER, Robert Bays 12 May 1920 3 Feb 1927  
FENDER, Solomon Stephen 23 Mar 1872 27 Dec 1928 double stone with next
FENDER, Jency Ennice Poe 21 Nov 1877 18 May 1947 [nee Poe]
EDWARDS, John J. 16 Dec 1908 31 Oct 1984  
EDWARDS, Blanch 1908 1946 [nee Wilson]
EDWARDS, Robert Scott 10 Jul 1946 16 Feb 1995 [s/o Johnny J Edwards & Blanche Lee Wilson]
Believed to be buried in this cemetery
PORTER, Polly Ann   1 Jan 1929  
BROCKENS, Ellen     unmarked grave
JENKINS, Marshall Fields     unmarked grave, inside gate on the right. [reported to have died at 2 weeks of age]
JENKINS, Anthine     unmarked grave
AUSTIN, Infant 1874   unmarked grave
AUSTIN, Manson     unmarked grave
BOYER, Daniel 6 Mar 1870 1 Dec 1879 unmarked grave