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Chestnut Hill Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Northeast of Independence

Directions: The cemetery is at the junction of Ridge Fork Ln (Rt 686) and Chestnut Hill Rd (Rt 654), northeast of Independence near Chestnut Hill Church.

GPS Coordinates: N36.650591 W81.133419

Surveyed by: Ginger Ballard, 26 Mar 2003.

Comments: This cemetery is below the Chestnut Hill Baptist Church but the older portion predates the church, which was established in 1941, by many years. The old cemetery shows evidence of several unmarked graves and may have been known as a Moxley cemetery at some time.

Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Row Name Birth Death Comments
Old Section unknowns     4 graves marked by cement blocks
Old Section unknowns     18 graves marked by field stones
Old Section unknowns     2 graves with stone fragments
Old Section MOXLEY, Eve 2 Jul 1804 31 Mar 1883 [nee Boyer; w/o Daniel Moxley, Jr.]
Known to be buried here BEDWELL, Lucy Moxley [19 Feb 1834] [1931] [d/o Daniel and Eve Moxley; w/o Isaac Bedwell]
Known to be buried here BEDWELL, Isaac   [6 Dec 1885] [h/o Lucy Moxley]
Believed to be buried here MOXLEY, Daniel, Jr. [1802] [28 Dec 1898] [s/o Daniel and Nancy Spurling Moxley]
Believed to be buried here MOXLEY, Clark Moxley   [12 Dec 1885] [age 56; s/o Daniel and Eve Moxley; h/o Cynthia Thomas]
Believed to be buried here BEDWELL, David W. [1 Jun 1860]   [died young]
Believed to be buried here BEDWELL, Virginia      
New Section  
Row 1 HASH, Matthew Roger 22 Jun 1983 29 Apr 2002  
Row 2 SNOW, Tony K. 13 Nov 1955 26 Aug 2000 double stone with next
Row 2 SNOW, Jennifer D. 20 Oct 1957    
Row 3 OSBORNE, Robert Howard 30 Apr 1920 7 Jun 1998 double stone with next
Row 3 OSBORNE, Della Elizabeth 4 Jul 1921 28 Jul 1991 married 27 Apr 1940; [d/o Earl & Helen Toogood Pennington]
Row 3 HALL-BURRIS, Della E. 13 Oct 1941   double stone with next
Row 3 HALL-BURRIS, Calvin L. 30 Mar 1938 3 Nov 2000  
Row 4 TEASTER, Donald Buckey 24 Jul 1977 18 Jan 2002  
Row 4 ADAMS, Gladys L. 19 Mar 1917 23 Mar 2001  
Row 5 THORNTON, Lewis W. 22 Mar 1923 9 Oct 1987 SSML 2 U.S. Navy World War II
Row 6 SNOW, Robert W. 28 Jul 1916 28 Jun 1988 double stone with next
Row 6 SNOW, Mary H. 24 Sep 1914   married 25 Nov 1935; Joe, Daisy, Elizabeth, Margaret, Scottie, Bobby, Sandra, and Donny
Row 6 RAY, D. Parks 23 Sep 1911 17 Aug 1986 double stone with next
Row 6 RAY, Idella J. 19 Dec 1910 10 Jun 1994 [d/o Carlton & Polly Ann Osborne Joines]
Row 7 MATTOX, Christopher J. 13 Mar 1978 5 Aug 1999  
Row 7 HODGE, Dawn E.   17 Feb 1973  
Row 7 VAUGHT, Ted M. 29 Nov 1933   double stone with next
Row 7 VAUGHT, Rose Ray 20 Jul 1936 31 Aug 1998 wed 4 Oct 1956
Row 8 BULLINS, James C., Sr. 25 Dec 1925 29 Feb 1984 U.S. Army World War II