Wiley Collins Cemetery

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Wiley Collins Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Baywood

Directions: This cemetery is on the south side of Old Baywood Rd (Rt 626) 0.35 mile east of its intersection with Haystack Rd (Rt 636). The cemetery is in a wooded area, a short distance across the road from a cattle barn.

GPS Coordinates: N 36.60867 W 081.00573

Surveyed by: Buford C. Wilson 20 Nov 2005; updated 24 Apr 2008

Comments: There is a small fence around the cemetery, but it appears to be abandoned.

Wiley Collins Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
COLLINS, Wiley G. 29 Jan 1826 15 Jan 1915 [s/o Mahlon & Effie Collins]
COLLINS, Sarah A. 14 Jan 1830 22 Sep 1916 shared stone with above; [Sarah Ann, d/o`William Brewer & Mary Thompson; w/o Wiley G. Collins]
COLLINS, George C. 10 Jan 1867 15 Jul 1959 [George Curren, s/o Wiley G. Collins & Sarah Ann Brewer]
COLLINS, Mary E. 10 Oct 1868 5 Dec 1937 shared stone with above; [Mary Elizabeth, d/o Jackson Higgins & Sarah Cox]