Reuben Cornett Family Cemetery

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Reuben Cornett Family Cemetery

aka Ellis Hackler Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Comers Rock

Directions: From the junction of Comers Rock Road (Rt 658) and Bethel Rd (Rt 673) travel 1.6 miles north on Comers Rock Road to private road on left. Cemetery is not visible from the road. It is on the left about 400 yards in the field.

GPS Coordinates: N36.72161 W81.27341

Surveyed by: Susan Taylor Woodson and Mary Taylor Harrington

Comments: Cemetery is fenced and overgrown.

Reuben Cornett Family Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
CORNETT, Celia 11 Aug 1793 11 Nov 1874 [w/o Reuben Cornett; d/o Benjamin Pennington]
CORNETT, Reuben 7 Dec 1790 14 Feb 1875 [s/o David & Sarah Platt Cornett]
PARKS, Sarah Ann 30 May 1851 2 Jan 1891/1894 [w/o P. Curtis Parks; d/o Montgomery W. & Margaret Cornett]
HACKLER, John K. 11 May 1845 28 Dec 1935 Co B 29 Va Inf CSA; [s/o Peter & Barbara Sutherland Hackler]
HACKLER, Eveline E. 3 Jul 1846 9 Apr 1894 [nee Custard; w/o John K. Hackler]
CORNETT, John M. 26 Sep 1849 25 Dec 1908 [s/o Montgomery W. & Margaret Cornett]
CORNETT, Sarah Ann 25 Jun 1853 25 Jul 1926 [w/o John M. Cornett; d/o Enoch Livesay]