Byrd Family Cemetery

Grayson Cemeteries

New River Valley History:

New River History and Genealogy Discussion Group

For discussion of history and genealogy of the New River Valley of North Carolina and Virginia you are welcomed to join the New River History and Genealogy Discussion Group.

Click to join NRHG
Click to join NRHG

Welcome and we hope you join the discussions.

WhatsNew:

New River Notes — Complete

January 21, 2014

After about two years of work we have completed a major upgrade to New River Notes. On January 21, 2014 we switched in the last of the updated files and final page revisions.

In January 2013 we introduced the new site layout but because there were many pages left to do there was a big red Under Construction on the front page. A year later we've finished all of the pages that were on the original site. Construction is complete. We have a great looking site full of material to help you in your research and possibly entertain you.

We're not finished. A site like this can't just freeze in time. It must be maintained, .... Read More

New River Notes

January 6, 2013

New River Notes, a leading genealogy resource for the New River Valley of North Carolina and Virginia, launched its new look website today.

new river valley mapNew River Notes was originally launched in 1998 by Jeffrey C. Weaver providing New River Valley researchers with a new wealth of information and that tradition is continued today by the Grayson County, Virginia Heritage Foundation, Inc.

Welcome and we hope you enjoy our new look. For more information on the changes and plans see posts on the GCVHF Google+ Page.

Byrd Family Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location:  Fallville

Directions:  From the junction of Elk Creek Pkwy (US Hwy 21) and Spring Valley Rd (Rt 805) go east 4.2 miles on Spring Valley Rd. Turn left (north) onto a private lane about 15 ft before the junction of Spring Valley Rd and Jerusalem Rd (Rt 604). On the lane, go about 0.3 mile to cemetery on hill to the left of the lane.

GPS Coordinates:  N36.7509 W81.1038

Surveyed by:  Robert W. Vaught on 10 Dec 1995

Comments:  When this cemetery was surveyed, it was fenced, but with much undergrowth and trees. Needed much work.

Byrd Family Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
unknowns     6 unmarked stones
Row 2
unknown     unmarked stone
RHUDY, Nancy Mar 1835 Feb 1903  
BYRD, Eveline   5 Feb 1855 Age 9 months and 13 days; [d/o Samuel and Martha Rhudy Byrd]
BYRD, James G.   23 May 1859 Age 3 yrs 4 months and 22 days
BYRD, Martha   5 Jul 1876 Age 50 years 8 months and 18 days; [d/o Jacob and Elizabeth Delp Rhudy; 1st w/o Samuel Byrd]
BYRD, Samuel   6 May 1881 Age 60 years 3 months and 3 days
Row 3
unknowns     6 unmarked stones
POOLE, Elizabeth Jane [ca 1827] [4 Jan 1853] [1st w/o Bluford H. Poole]
POOLE, B[luford] H[arrie] 28 Feb 1823 6 Sep 1911 [s/o William Edward and Jestianna Roberts Poole; m1 Elizabeth Jane Rhudy, m2 Jane Whitsell]
BARKER, Saint A. 20 May 1864 7 Apr 1900  
unknown     unmarked stone
BLEDSOE, Lula J. 6 Jul 1885 13 May 1900  
Row 4
unknown     "E.J.P."; [possibly footstone from Elizabeth Poole's grave used to mark another grave]
RHUDY, William M. 6 May 1858 17 May 1892 [s/o Granville H. & Katherine Rhudy; h/o Olive P. Bourne]
RHUDY, Kathrine 24 Aug 1823 23 May 1905 [nee Warrick; w/o Granville H. Rhudy]
RHUDY, Granville H. 22 Aug 1821 20 Aug 1891 [s/o Jacob and Elizabeth Delp Rhudy]