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Hardin Cox Family Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: South of Independence

Directions: From the junction of New River Pkwy (US Hwy 21/221) and Hardin Rd (Rt 703) go west 0.8 mile on Hardin Rd to Bethany Rd (Rt 702). Then go left (west) 0.7 mile on Bethany Rd to the cemetery on right side of the road. The cemetery is approximately 200 ft off rd, on a knoll and is visible.

GPS Coordinates: N36.593238 W81.179032

Surveyed by: Ginger Ballard and Rich Ballard on 23 Apr 2003

Comments: A sign on the road indicates the entrance to this cemetery. The road leading up to the cemetery is in good shape and the cemetery is beautifully maintained. A sign over the entrance again identifies the cemetery and it is complete with a picnic shelter and outhouses.

Hardin Cox Family Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
COX, Joseph Clay 1913 [2 Oct] 1975 PFC U.S. Army World War II; [s/o Elbert, Jr. and Amelia Boyer Cox]
COX, Willie Osborne 3 Oct 1919 19 Mar 1996 [d/o Earl & Byrd Osborne; w/o Joseph Clay Cox]
CONKLIN, Jerry C. 5 Oct 1959 17 Jan 1995 [Jerry Clinton, s//o J.C. & Kayrus Cox Conklin]
Row 2
RUSH, Richard G. 25 Jan 1914 12 May 1990 [Richard Gray, s/o George Rush]; double stone with next
RUSH, Stella R. 14 Mar 1922 3 Nov 1990 [Stella Ruth, d/o Aaron L., Sr. and Leona Cox Murray]
MURRAY, Aaron L., Jr. 8 Sep 1924   [s/o Aaron L., Sr. and Leona Cox Murray]; double stone with next
MURRAY, Patsy V. 27 Sep 1933 20 Jun 1984 [d/o Lester and Clara Cornett Anderson]
MURRAY, Beulah O. 20 Jul 1902 18 Jul 1982 [Beulah Otis, d/o Aaron L., Sr. and Leona Cox Murray]
MURRAY, Aaron L. 31 Dec 1879 17 Aug 1952 [Aaron Linnie]; double stone with next
MURRAY, Cynthia Leona Cox 8 May 1883 3 Oct 1952 [d/o Enoch Reeves and Martha Jennings Cox; w/o Aaron L. Murray, Sr.]
COX, Bays O. 28 Oct 1907 13 Jul 1972 [s/o Grover C. and Pearl Edwards Cox; m1 Ruby Haga, m2 Ora Collins]
COX, Ora Collins 19 Mar 1901 1 Oct 1971 [nee Collins: w/o Bays O. Cox]
COX, Russell 29 Aug 1922 4 Nov 1993 [s/o Grover C. and Pearl Edwards Cox]
Row 3
STAMPER, Arnold E. 17 Mar 1915 19 Nov 1944 double stone with next
STAMPER, Virgie Cox 13 Sep 1920 14 Dec 1999  
ROYAL, Clyde O. 23 Mar 1930 13 Feb 1999  
COX, E. Worth 1913 1973 [s/o John A. and Mae Poe Cox]
MARTIN, Viola C. 13 Nov 1918 26 Jun 1968 [d/o John A. and Mae Poe Cox; thought to have been w/o Roscoe Martin]
COX, J. Wayman 2 Oct 1919 29 May 1946 [s/o John A. and Mae Poe Cox]
COX, John A. 1872 1942 [s/o Enoch and Nancy Ward Cox]; double stone with next
COX, Mae P. 1887 1972 [nee Poe]
COX, Isom Clay 6 Jun/Nov 1887 22 Dec 1907 [s/o Enoch and Nancy Ward Cox]
COX, Landers Ward 15/16 Mar 1874 3 May 1902 [s/o Enoch and Nancy Ward Cox]
COX, E[noch] W[ard] 12 Jul 1838 13 Oct 1903 age 65 yr 3 mo 1 day; [s/o John and Eleanor Ward Cox]
COX, Nancy 12 Sep 1846 21 Mar 1916 [d/o Stephen Ward; w/o Enoch Ward Cox]
COX, Bob Walker 5 Oct 1906 27 May 1909 [s/o Harve L. and Mary Ellen Taylor Cox]
COX, Lucy Rebecca 11 Oct 1909 8 Oct 1910 [d/o Harve L. and Mary Ellen Taylor Cox]
COX, Joe E. 12 May 1890 7 Apr 1914 age 23 yrs 10 mos 25 ds; [s/o Enoch and Nancy Ward Cox]
COX, Jettie N. 5 Mar 1891 13 Dec 1976 [d/o Enoch Reeves and Martha Jennings Cox; w/o Joe E. Cox]
COX, Zila V. 2 Oct 1913 27 Apr 1915 [s/o Harve L. and Mary Ellen Taylor Cox]
COX, Maston J. 5 Sep 1904 26 Jan 1928 [s/o Harve L. and Mary Ellen Taylor Cox]
COX, Harve L. 24 Feb 1879 13 Sep 1935 [s/o Enoch and Nancy Ward Cox]; double stone with next
COX, Mary Ellen 20 Jun 1879 22 Jan 1952 [nee Taylor]
COX, Sally Fina [Aug] 1884 1948 [d/o Enoch and Nancy Ward Cox]
Row 4
COX, Robert F. 1872 1965 double stone with next
COX, Maude C. [6 Apr] 1898 [24 Oct] 1982 [Ollie Maude, d/o Ephraim M. and Bessie Boyer Cox; m1 Joe Boyer, m2 Robert F. Cox]
COX, J. Wayne 4 Oct 1903 13 Nov 1970 [John Wayne, s/o Ephraim M. and Bessie Boyer Cox]
COX, Infant 6 Oct 1902 4 Nov 1902 [child of Ephraim M. and Bessie Boyer Cox]
COX, Ephriam M. 31 Jan 1871 19 Oct 1924 [s/o Enoch R. & Elizabeth Cox]; double stone with next
COX, Bessie B. 7 Feb 1876 28 May 1962 [d/o Harve & Sallie Boyer]
COX, Mollie Clyde 5 Jan 1902 25 Jan 1998 [d/o Ephraim M. and Bessie Boyer Cox]
Row 5
COX, Eugene 5 Sep 1912 24 Aug 1990 [Eugene Dwight, s/o Grover Cleveland and Pearl Edwards Cox]; double stone with next
COX, Mazy P. 26 Feb 1915 26 Sep 1987 [nee Parsons]
COX, Joseph C. 21 Dec 1938 15 Jan 1948 [s/o Eugene and Mazy Parsons Cox]
COX, Grover C. 5 Nov 1885 16 Mar 1944 [s/o Enoch Reeves and Martha Jennings Cox]; double stone with next
COX, Pearl E. 22 Aug 1886 29 Jun 1969 [nee Edwards]
COX, Martha Jennings 14 Nov 1850 30 Jan 1931 [3rd w/o Enoch Reeves Cox]
COX, Enoch R. 14 Jun 1825 18 Jul/Aug 1898 [Enoch Reeves, s/o Hardin and Nancy Reeves Cox; m1 Susannah Thomas, m2 Elizabeth Boyer, m3 Martha Jennings]
COX, Elizabeth 10 Jan/Jun 1827 17 Dec 1879 [nee Boyer; 2nd w/o Enoch Cox]
COX, Susanah 28 Apr 1829 18 Jun 1869 [d/o William and Violet Thomas; 1st w/o Enoch R. Cox]
unknown     illegible stone
COX, Hardin 5 Jan 1796 13 Oct 1865/67 age 71 y 9 m 8 d; [s/o Joshua and Ruth Osborne Cox]
COX, Nancy P. 23 Apr 1804 14 Dec 1891 [d/o George, Jr. and Jane Osborne Reeves; w/o Hardin Cox]
COX, David N. 1823 1865 Co C 8th Va, CSA; [David Nathan]; killed in the Valley of Virginia during retreat after fall of Richmond
COX, Biddie 15 Jan 1827 27 Dec 1911 age 84 y 11 m 12 d; [d/o Zachariah and Jincy Burton Osborne; w/o David Nathan Cox]
ROBERTS, Anna Marie 23 Aug 1902 7 Jun 1932 [d/o Robert Lee and Zollie Mae Cox Roberts]
ROBERTS, Vergie Lee 6 Jan 1908 26 Jan 1936 [d/o Robert Lee and Zollie Mae Cox Roberts]
ROBERTS, Robert Lee 25 Jul 1882 1 Jul 1943 [s/o Jasper and Mary Sutherland Roberts]
ROBERTS, Zollie Mae 22 Oct 1882 6 Dec 1950 [d/o McGwyn and Cynthia Reeves Cox]
DELP, Della Mae 16 Feb 1954 29 Oct 1955 [d/o Charles H. "Kyle" and Imogene Roberts Delp]
DELP, Mack Reece 28 Nov 1964 12 Mar 1965 [s/o Charles H. "Kyle" and Imogene Roberts Delp]
DELP, Charles H. "Kyle" 24 Mar 1916 12 Jun 1991 [Charles Harvey, Jr., s/o Harve and Della Perkins Delp; h/o Imogene Roberts]
Row 6
HALSEY, Fields Mack [11 May] 1874 [26 Mar] 1934/1954 [Fields McTier, s/o Benjamin Franklin and Polly Cox Halsey]; double stone with next
HALSEY, Zenna C. [12 Dec] 1882 [22 Feb] 1960 [Zennobia, d/o Elbert Franklin Sevier and Jane Hampton Cox]
COX, Rebecca A. 6 Mar 1841 31 Jan 1864 [d/o Mastin and Susan Perkins Hale; 1st w/o Elbert Franklin Sevier Cox]; double stone with next
COX, E[lbert] F[ranklin] S[evier] 5 Mar 1829 27 Jan 1909 45th Va Infantry CSA; [s/o Hardin and Nancy Reeves Cox; m1 Rebecca Hale, m2 Jane Hampton]
COX, Jane 2 Jun 1842 17 Dec 1908 [d/o Alexander and Jestin Fulton Hampton; 2nd w/o Elbert Franklin Sevier Cox]
COX, Guss D.B. 26 Jan 1860 26 Jan 1864 [s/o Elbert Franklin Sevier and Rebecca Hale Cox]
COX, Ambers H. 12 Mar 1856 5 Nov 1862 [Ambrose, s/o Enoch R. and Susanah Elizabeth Thomas Cox]
COX, Ludema G. 4 Jun 1859 7 Oct 1862 [d/o Enoch Reeves and Susanah Thomas Cox; age six in 1860 census]
COX, Nancy E. 2 Aug 1852 7 Mar 1855 [d/o Enoch Reeves and Susanah Thomas Cox]
THOMAS, William 1790 1886 hand carved stone. [Although there is a stone here, William Thomas (17 Jan 1790 - 17 May 1866) is not buried here. Instead he is buried in an unmarked grave on his land near Volney. His was the first burial in what is now known as the Hall Cemetery.]
THOMAS, Violet 2/20 Feb 1790 18 Sep 1859 hand carved stone; [Violet Mary, d/o David and Sarah Greer Pugh; w/o William Thomas. Violet died while visiting her daughter Susan (w/o Enoch R. Cox) in this neighborhood and is buried here rather than where she and Bill lived. Hers is the oldest adult grave in this cemetery.]
COX, William Carlie 16 Oct 1878 3 Feb 1881 aged 2 yrs 3 mos __; [s/o Elbert Sevier and Martha Jane Sutherland Cox]
COX, Essie N.J. 12 May 1888 17 Dec 1891 [d/o Elbert Sevier and Martha Jane Sutherland Cox]
COX, Mattie I. 26 Dec 1851 25 Oct 1905 age 53 yrs 9 mos 29 ds; [w/o Elbert Sevier Cox; d/o Richard Henry and Ruth Jane Cox Sutherland]
COX, E[lbert] S[evier] 8 Aug 1848 5 Nov 1917 [s/o David Nathan and Biddie Osborne Cox; h/o Martha Jane Sutherland; His great-granddaughter, Rita Parks, used his bible as source for several dates in this inventory. Her info shows he was born in 1849.]
COX, Margaret R. 1870 1942 [nee Margaret Robena Walls; w/o Emmett Johnson Cox]; double stone with next
COX, Emmett J. [18 Sep] 1871 18 Dec 1957 [Emmett Johnson, s/o Elbert Sevier and Martha Jane Sutherland Cox]
COX, Earl S. 3 Mar 1908 9 Oct 1994 [Earl Sloane, s/o Isom and Della Wheatley Cox]; Mason; double stone with next
COX, Amma R. 1 Sep 1902 26 Mar 1994 [Amma Robena, d/o Emmett Johnson and Margaret Robenia Walls Cox]; Eastern Star
COX, Sarah Dunsmore 29 Jul 1916   double stone with next
COX, J. Carl 3 May 1908 15 Apr 1996 [John Carl, s/o Emmett & Margaret Robena Walls Cox]
COX, Evelyn Haga 6 Oct 1940 10 Mar 1990 [Evelyn Doris, d/o Ernest and Virginia Moxley Haga; w/o Carl Alvin Cox]
Row 7
COX, Munsey E. [12 Feb] 1897 [31 Jul] 1995 [Munsey Eugene, s/o Preston M. & Cessa A. Boyer Cox]; double stone with next
COX, Eva B. 1919    
COX, Preston M. 19 Jun 1860 12 Aug 1933 [Preston Mack, s/o Enoch R. and Susannah Elizabeth Thomas Cox]; double stone with next 
COX, Cessa A. 6 Jul 1868 16 Jul 1930 [Cessa Agnes, d/o William and Catherine Greer Boyer]
COX, Robert Jackson 15 Oct 1903 18 Feb 1908 s/o P.M. and C.A. Cox
BOYER, Catherine(?) 21 Jun 1827 14 Jan 1919 w/o William Boyer
COX, Infant [15 Dec 1896] [15 Dec 1896] [child of Preston and Cessa Agnes Boyer Cox]
COX, Summet Willie 2 Oct 1888 28 Jan 1896 [s/o Preston and Cessa Agnes Boyer Cox]
COX, ____ 17 Dec 1894 __ Nov 1895 [s/o Preston and Cessa Agnes Boyer Cox]
COX, Infant   24 Jun 1892 [d/o Preston and Cessa Agnes Boyer Cox]
COX, Infant [26 Oct 1889] [27 Oct] 1889 s/o Preston and Cessa Agnes Boyer Cox
unknowns     two uncarved stones
COX, ____     field stone with small carved marker set immediately in front of the field stone
COX, Posey C. 16 Jul 1895 10 Jun 1902 [s/o Enoch Reeves and Martha Jennings Cox]
COX, Roby M. 10 Feb 1902 10 Oct 1985 [Roby Mack, s/o Zack D. and Bena Boyer Cox]; Freemason; double stone with next
COX, Mattie C. 12 Nov 1900 8 Sep 1979 [Mattie Cleo, d/o Troy and Sophronia Taylor Cox]
COX, Evelyn Joyce 23 Jan 1932 20 Dec 1940 [d/o Roby Mack and Mattie Cleo Cox]
COX, Bena Ennice 6 May 1875 24 Jul 1959 [d/o Isaac and Sarah Reeves Boyer]; double stone with next
COX, Zachariah D. 1 Aug 1875 5 Mar 1970 [Zachariah David, s/o Elbert S. "Bud" and Mattie Sutherland Cox]
COX, Olen B. 28 Mar 1914 16 Aug 1998 double stone with next
COX, Levon R. 9 Mar 1919    
Row 8
COX, Leota A. 9 Jan 1899 1 Jul 1989 [Leota Agnes, d/o Preston Mack and Cessa Agnes Boyer Cox]
COX, Camet B. 22 Nov 1893 8 Nov 1957 Va Cpl Co A 317 Infantry World War I; [Camet Baron, s/o Preston Mack and Cessa Agnes Boyer Cox]
COX, Sallie Critz 5 Jun 1904 30 Jan 1980 [Sally Ware, d/o Samuel and Margaret Williams Critz; w/o Camet Baron Cox, Sr.]
COX, Camet Baron, Jr. 4 Oct 1922 10 Feb 2000 Sgt U.S. Army Air Corps World War II; double stone with next
COX, Willie Mac Roberts 25 Jun 1924 10 Dec 1984 [d/o E. Maiden and Essie Cox Roberts]