Daily Knob Cemetery

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Daily Knob Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Flatridge

Directions: From the junction of Comers Rock Rd (Rt 658) and Roberts Cove Rd (Rt 674) go 0.8 mile west on Roberts Cove Rd to house and gate on right side of road within a sharp left hand "U" turn. Use driveway, circle behind house and continue upslope. The cemetery is about 0.5 mile north of the house. In 2004 the house was empty and the front gate was locked.

GPS Coordinates: N36.70417 W81.30278

Surveyed by: Mary Taylor Harrington & Susan Taylor Woodson.

Comments: This was known as the old Ellis Parks homeplace. It appears there are 100-150 graves, mostly field stones.

Daily Knob Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
PARKS, Mitty D. 27 Jan 1880 2 Jan 1881 [d/o Zachariah Daily and Lucindy Carrico Parks]
PARKS, Worley M. 1880 1950 [h/o Martha Yonce Parks; s/o Nelson and Mary Ellen Hall Parks]
PARKS, Lucindy 17 Nov 1844 30 Apr 1925 [d/o Simms and Susanna Delp Carrico; w/o Zachariah Daily Parks]
PARKS, Zachariah Daily 20 Oct 1850 10 Dec 1944 [s/o William and Catherine Keesling Parks; h/o Lucinda Carrico Parks]
NOONKESTER, Lucy J. 24 Apr 1878 18 Feb 1936 [d/o Zachariah Daily and Lucindy Carrico Parks; 1st w/o John Emery Noonkester]
CORNETT, Charles Baxter 15 Feb 1907 1 May 1909
SHULER, Delia A. 19 Apr 1912 11 Dec 1912 [d/o Cornelius and Della Roberts Nelson Shuler]
SHULER, Barbara Frances 2 Jan 1840 9 Sep 1916 [d/o William and Catherine Keesling Parks; 2nd w/o Abraham Shuler]
FIELDER, Roy Mickle 1 Feb 1953 1 Feb 1953 [s/o Roy Malcom and Kate Parks Fielder]
PARKS, Stuart [Jul] 1890 1932 [s/o Leander C. and Sophia Parks]
PARKS, Minnie 1892 19 May 1986 [d/o William S. and Eliza Jane Yonce Testerman; w/o Stuart Parks]
YONCE, Delia 1880 1933 [d/o Monroe and Margaret Poole Carrico; w/o John Emery Yonce]
PARKS, Leonard [13 Aug 1919] [Nov] 1978 [s/o Stuart B. and Minnie Etta Testerman Parks; h/o Faye Jones (Divorced)]
PARKS, Glen [18 Feb 1921] [8 Aug] 1988 [John Warren Glenn Park s/o Lincoln & Lessie Mae Shuler Parks]
YONCE, Jane [21 Feb 1878]   [d/o Peter and Matilda Parks Yonce; This is probably the Eliza Jane Yonce that married William S. Testerman; William may be buried here also.]
YONCE, Mary Alice 1922 1923 age 1 yr.; [d/o John Emery and Delia Carrico Yonce]
YONCE, Peter 12 Sep 1836 10 Jun 1926 [s/o Frederick and Elizabeth Rimer Yonce; h/o Matilda Parks Yonce]
YONCE, John Emery 16 Apr 1870 28 Oct 1940 [s/o Peter and Matilda Parks Yonce; h/o Delia Carrico Yonce]
YONCE, George     [s/o Peter and Matilda Parks Yonce]
PARKS, Leander C. [20 Apr 1854]   ["Lee", s/o James Jeremiah and Rosemond Elizabeth Brewer Parks; h/o Sophia C. Parks]
PARKS, Infants     [five children of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Parks]
PARKS, George     [George Foster, s/o William C and Catherine Keesling Parks; h/o Malvina Victoria Testerman]
PARKS, Infant     infant of Clarence Parks and wife
[PARKS, Martha] [1901]   unmarked grave; [d/o John Emery and Delia Carrico Yonce; w/o Worley Parks]
Also believed to be buried here in unmarked graves
PARKS, Sophia C.      
PARKS, children     four or five children of Leander and Sophia Parks
TESTERMAN, Abraham     [h/o Callie Parks]