Lewis Bryant Cemetery

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Lewis Bryant Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location:  Northeast of Independence

Directions:  From Independence go north about 1.2 miles on N. Independence Ave (US 21). Turn right (east) on Peach Bottom Road (Rt 654) for about 2.5 miles and then left (north) on Mountain Breeze Road. The cemetery is on the hill behind the first house on the left.

GPS Coordinates:  N36.65505 W81.13059

Surveyed by:  Imogene Acker and Ginger Ballard on 4 October 2005

Comments:  This cemetery lies in the woods at the edge of a pasture. It is not fenced or maintained and most of the stones have fallen. There probably are other unmarked graves here.

Lewis Bryant Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
unknown     base only; stone gone
Row 2
unknown     field stone
unknown     base only; stone gone
unknown     field stone
Row 3
BRYANT, Stephen [J.] 7 Aug 1854 28 Sep 1875 [Stephen J., son of L. and Drucilla Bryant; per Grayson death records he died 2 Sep 1875 age 21 y 2 d]
unknown     field stone
BRYANT, W.H. 19 Dec 1860 Jul 1863 infant son of P._ and D. Bryant; stone fallen, broken
HASH, Dodge M. 2 Aug 1863 30 Jan 1881 11 y 5 m 28 d; [per Grayson death records he died 10 Jan 1881 and was the son of Harden & Jestin Hash]
Row 4
BRYANT, L[ewis] H. 25 Jul 1830 22 Apr 1897 66 y 8 m 27 d; double stone with next; stone fallen
BRYANT, Drucilla 26 Apr 1834 12 Feb 1907 72 y 9 m 16 d; w/o Lewis H. Bryant