Randolph Collins Cemetery

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Randolph Collins Cemetery

aka Houston Collins Cemetery,

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Southwest of Baywood

Directions: This cemetery is on a hilltop in a pasture field on the west side of Mt. Olivet Rd (Rt 625) 0.1 mile from its intersection with Kemps River Road (Rt 625).

GPS Coordinates: N36.58199 W81.01338

Surveyed by: Buford C. Wilson 5 Jan 2007; updated 23 Apr 2008

Comments: This cemetery is visible from the road, It is enclosed by a cinder block wall and is well maintained.

Randolph Collins Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
COLLINS, Houston 1 Jan 1844 26 Dec 1928 Co G 63rd VA Regiment; [s/o Randolph Collins & Celia Hays]
COLLINS, Della J. Hampton 25 Jan 1859 6 Aug 1924 w/o Houston Collins; [Fidella, d/o Litrille Hickerson Hampton & Nancy Blevins]
Row 2
COLLINS, Randolph L., Dr. 4 Apr 1887 3 Nov 1912 [s/o Houston Collins & Fidella J. Hampton]
COLLINS, “Little” Effie 20 Jun 1892 14 Jan 1893 [d/o Houston Collins & Fidella J. Hampton]
COLLINS, A[lexander] S[mith] 22 Feb 1837 9 Dec 1926 Co G 63rd VA Regiment; age 89 yrs 9 mos 16 days; [s/o Randolph Collins & Celia Hays]. This stone was moved here from the A. S. Collins Cemetery.]
COLLINS, Randolph 15 Jan 1879 age 70 yrs 4 mos 18 days; [s/o John Collins & Effey Conley]
COLLINS, Celia 8 May 1808 17 Aug 1906 w/o Randolph Collins; age 98 yrs 2 mos 19 days; [d/o Jacob & Elizabeth Hays]