Crossroads Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery

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Crossroads Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Baywood Area

Directions: This cemetery is beside the Crossroads Primitive Baptist Church on the east side of Crossroads Drive (Rt 624) 0.1 mile south of the intersection of Old Baywood Road (Rt 626) and Crossroads Drive.

GPS Coordinates: N36.608664 W81.015966

Surveyed by: Mary Hawkins Kalenian and Judith Hawkins MacKendrick 1998; updated 21 Mar 2008 by Buford C. Wilson

Comments: The cemetery is well maintained and is in excellent condition.

Crossroads Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
CARR, Elizabeth 7 Apr 1805 25 Mar 1886 w/o Thomas Carr; 80 yr 11 mos 18 days; [d/o of James Porter & Susannah Keith]
CARR, Thomas, Elder 17 May 1804 21 Jun 1876 72 yrs 1 mo 4 days, 39 years in ministry; [s/o of Thomas & Elizabeth Carr]
HAWKINS, Thomas M. 12 Feb 1880 23 Jul 1882 [Thomas Marion, s/o Wiley Bluford Hawkins & Margaret “Maggie” Carr]
Row 2
ROBINSON, John, Major 1750 1832 Lieut. Continental Line Rev War. By tradition, Major Robinson and his wife are buried in unmarked graves in the Robinson-Fields Cemetery
unknowns three field stones
COLLINS, Lathenia 14 Feb 1874 age 1 yr 6 mos
COLLINS, J. Preston 1 Dec 1878 aged 1 yr 3 mos
Row 3
unknowns two field stones
HAWKINS, Susan A. 22 Aug 1846 21 Jul 1891 w/o Wm. Hawkins; [d/o James Henly Isom & Mary Hampton]; stone erected by her son. Charlie
LAWSON, Dodson J. 13 Feb 1829 16 Jun 1883 consort of Catharine A. Lawson
LAWSON, Catharine A. 30 Sep 1838 4 Jun 1919 wife of Dodson Lawson
Row 4
WILLEY, Martha J. 12 Apr 1857 2 Feb 1914 wife of Thomas Willey
unknown field stone
HAWKINS, William 2 Aug 1845 4 Apr 1877 [possibly s/o Wiley Bluford Hawkins & Lydia Love; h/o Susan Isom]; stone erected by his son, Charlie
HAWKINS, Joseph Preston 3 Nov 1871 17 Feb 1887 [s/o William Hawkins & Susan Isom]; stone erected by his brother, Charlie
unknown field stone
Row 5
COOMES, Laura E. 22 Jan 1886 12 Jul 1918 d/o of Allen & Emaline Irwin
Row 6
JENNINGS, A[llen] L[ee] 3 Sep 1879 23 Jul 1884 [s/o Thomas J. & Elizabeth Jennings]
JENNINGS, T[homas] J. 31 May 1846 3 Oct 1902 56 yrs 4 mos 2 days
Row 7
KIRBY, Marietta 5 Aug 1871 27 Feb 1893 wife of A.J. Kirby