(Little) Sam Cox Cemetery

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Little Sam Cox Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: West of Baywood

Directions: From the junction of Cross Roads (Rt 624) and Old Baywood Road head west on Old Baywood Road (Rt 626) approximately 4.5 miles. Cemetery is on north side of road on hill behind old farm house. This cemetery is beyond the Cox-Shaw Cemetery.

GPS Coordinates: N36.59068 W81.07177

Surveyed by: Pat Davis ca. 1988 and Tracy Farmer McMillon 26 Mar 2001

Comments: The earliest identified grave dating from 1824. This cemetery has many stones overturned and broken.

Little Sam Cox Cemetery
General View of the Little Sam Cox Cemetery

Little Sam Cox Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
COX, Ella May 1870 1897  
COX, Jefferson Davis 1862 1936  
COX, Charlie Cabell 1880 1957  
COX, Samuel [22 Jul] 1827 [19 Jun] 1915 ["Little Sam", s/o Squire Samuel and Rebecca Osborne Cox]
COX, Phoebe 1845 1915 [d/o Zachariah and Jincy Burton Osborne; w/o "Little" Samuel Cox]
COX, Jency Ellen [26 Feb] 1864 [5 Jan) 1865 [d/o Samuel and Pheobe Cox]
COX, Samuel, Squire [6 Mar] 1773 [8 Nov] 1864 ["Big Sam", s/o Lt David and Margaret Ann McGowan Cox]
COX, Rebecca [22 Apr] 1782 [20 Jun] 1870 [d/o Enoch Osborne; w/o "Big" Samuel Cox
COX, Jane [19 Nov] 1822 [4 Jul] 1824 [d/o Samuel and Rebecca Cox]
COX, Robert Lee 1866 1936  
COX, Infant 8 Jan 1949   d/o Chapman D. and Beatrice Stanley Cox
COX, Calloway [29 Jan] 1825 [9 May] 1865 [h/o Nanny Osborne Cox]
COX, Haywood [10 Jun] 1814 [11 Jan] 1892  
COX, Alexander F. 1820 1903  
COX, Polly A. 1832 1896 [nee Osborne; w/o Alexander F. Cox]
COX, Alexander F. [12 Oct] 1855 [29 Sep] 1856 s/o A. and M.A. Cox
COX, Rebecca 1857 1862  
COX, Jency C. [18 Feb] 1860 [20 Oct] 1861 d/o A. and M.A. Cox
COX, Sylva A. [2 Jun] 1854 [13 Sep] 1861 d/o A. and M.A. Cox