Cress Children Cemetery

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Cress Children Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Roberts Cove

Directions: This cemetery lies on the bank of Wilburn's Mill Rd (Rt 672) opposite Bald Rock Church about 0.1 mile from Roberts Cove Rd (Rt 674).

GPS Coordinates: N36.698650 W81.311488

Surveyed by: Rich Ballard on 4 Apr 2005

Comments: There are three field stones here. The cemetery is believed to contain children of Thursey Cress. Thursey Parks, d/o James and Betsey Parks, married W.J. Cress, s/o N.F. and Sarah A. Cress, on 25 Nov 1897. The children died before the Bald Rock Cemetery was established and Thursey is buried across the road from the children, in the church cemetery.