Thomas Marion Cox Cemetery

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Thomas Marion Cox Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Mouth of Wilson

Directions: From the junction of Wilson Hwy (US 58) and Jefferson Hwy (SR 16) at Mouth of Wilson go 0.2 mile east on Wilson Hwy to brick house on left (north) side of road. The cemetery is on left of the house and visible from Wilson Hwy.

GPS Coordinates: N36.587134 W81.335019

Surveyed by: May 30, 2003 by Jeff Weaver and combined with info from Paul Herndon’s files.

Comments: The cemetery was in terrible shape not one grave stone was standing upright. It is possible that there were other stones that were not detected during this survey due to the overgrown nature of the field.

Thomas Marion Cox Cemetery
General View of the Ruins of the Thomas Marion Cox Cemetery

Thomas Marion Cox Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
unknowns     three field stones
Row 2
HASH, Sophia R. 1 Jan 1882 12 Mar 1967 [w/o Lee M. Hash; d/o Thomas Marion and Mary Isabel Ransom Cox]
unknown     concrete block
unknowns     two fallen stones
Row 3
MASTIN, Amanda Bicknell 28 Aug 1840 3 Nov 1873 [name also read as "Becknel Morton"]
COX, Mary Isabel Hamilton 28 Aug 1844 11 Feb 1907 w/o Tom Cox; [nee Ransom]
COX, Virgie V. 16 Mar 1886 14 Jan 1892 [d/o Thomas Marion and Mary Isabel Ransom Cox]
COX, Thomas Marion 29 Dec 1842 21 Feb 1901/1907 3rd Lt Co C 45th Va Inf CSA; [s/o Samuel Bryan and Elizabeth B. Thomas Cox]
unknown     field stone