Rufus Cornett Family Cemetery

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Rufus Cornett Family Cemetery

aka Montgomery Cornett Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: North of Comers Rock Rd near Bethel Rd.

Directions: From the junction of Comers Rock Rd (Rt 658) and Bethel Rd (Rt 673) go north 0.6 mile on Comers Rock Rd. The cemetery is on the left (west) side of the road on prominent hill, approximately 200 yards from road.

GPS Coordinates: N36.708748 W81.276703

Surveyed by: Susan Taylor Woodson and Mary Taylor Harrington

Comments: When visited in October 2006 this cemetery was fenced, overgrown and inaccessible.

Rufus Cornett Family Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
CORNETT, Martha M. 29 Jan 1855 1 Apr 1935 [Martha Mandanie, d/o Granville Harrison & Catherine Catron Poole; w/o Rufus Crockett Cornett]
CORNETT, Rufus Crockett 22 Jan 1856 11 Jul 1916 [s/o Montgomery & Margaret Cornett]
CORNETT, Margaret (Cornett) 22 Mar 1819 5 Nov 1898 [w/o Montgomery Wiley Cornett; d/o Reuben & Elizabeth Warrick Cornett]
CORNETT, Margaret A. 21 Apr 1881 [7 Mar] 1886 [d/o Rufus & Margaret Cornett Cornett]
CORNETT, Leomer E. 3 Feb 1885 [5 Mar] 1886 [infant d/o Rufus Cornett & Margaret Cornett]
CORNETT, Infant   6 Aug 1886 Infant d/o R.C. Cornett
CORNETT, children     four field stones; [children of Arlen Cornett]