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Davis - Peak - Pugh Cemetery

aka Jerome Davis Family Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Grassy Creek

Directions: From junction Jefferson Hwy (SR 16) and Grassy Creek Rd (Rd 725) go 0.64 mile north on Grassy Creek Rd to the junction with Solomon Rd (Rt 745). Turn right onto Solomon Rd and go a few feet to the cemetery alongside right side of Solomon Rd.

GPS Coordinates: N36.582141 W81.405709

Surveyed by: Jeff Weaver on 30 May 2003

Comments: It is well fenced, neat and well maintained.

Davis - Peak - Pugh Cemetery
General View of the Davis - Peak - Pugh Cemetery

Davis - Peak - Pugh Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
DAVIS, Narcissus 1866 1949 [d/o John Davis and Mary Weiss]; double stone with next
DAVIS, Felix 1871 1939 [s/o James Jerome and Martha Spencer Davis]
CHANDLER, Ronald 1933 1939 [s/o Arnold and Jessie Davis Chandler]
Row 2
SPENCER, Georgia 1904 1985 [d/o Felix and Narcissus Weiss Davis; w/o Fielden Spencer]
LINDGREN, Richard N.   1926 shared stone with next two
LINDGREN, Helen N. 1926 1989 [d/o Arnold and Jessie Davis Chandler]
LINDGREN, Barbara 1934 1936  
VANNOY, Arnold A. 1897 1989 ["Andy"]; double stone with next
VANNOY, Jesse F. 1910 2000 [d/o Felix and Narcissus Weiss Davis]
Row 3
PUGH, Booker Gray 25 Aug 1897 15 Sep 1918 "age 21 yers"; [s/o Roby R. and Ruth Ellen Spencer Pugh]
PUGH, Fredy Lee 15 Aug 1900 2 Apr 1927 [s/o Roby R and Ruth Ellen Spencer Pugh]
PUGH, Springen McKee 1904 1968 ["Sprug", s/o Roby R and Ruth Ellen Spencer Pugh; other sources list birth as 1902]; funeral home marker
PUGH, Ruth Ellen [22 Apr] 1871 1951 [d/o John and Martha Jane Anderson Spencer]
DAVIS, Roy W. 9 Jun 1894 7 Nov 1985 [s/o Felix and Narcissus Weiss Davis]; double stone with next
DAVIS, Verna 12 Mar 1897 22 Jan 1989  
Row 4
SPENCER, Mattie 17/27 Apr 1877 17 Mar 1938 [Martha, d/o Wesley C. & Caroline Spencer Peak; w/o John Arthur Spencer]
SPENCER, J[ohn] A[rthur] 15 May 1878 20 Jul 1915 [s/o Kenny & Acenath Anderson Spencer]
SPENCER, Delone 6 Jan 1913 16 Mar 1913 [s/o John Arthur and Martha Peak Spencer]
SPENCER, Desoto 6 Jan 1913 24 Apr 1932 [s/o John Arthur and Martha Peak Spencer; twin to Delone]
BARKER, Etta 1 Dec 1896 23 Mar 1927 "Mother"; [nee Etta Carol Sexton; 2nd w/o Charley Columbus Barker]; double stone with next
BARKER, Minnie 18 Dec 1877 1 Aug 1914 "Mother"; [Minnie Lena, d/o John and Martha Jane Anderson Spencer; 1st w/o Charley Columbus Barker]
[BARKER], Baby 30 Dec 1909 19 Jan 1910  
BARKER, Howard 6 Nov 1903 10 Mar 1906  
BARKER, Carlyle 25 Jul 1899 2 Oct 1900  
Row 5
REEVES, Infant     s/o Robert and Caroline Reeves
REEVES, Gladyus 11 Nov 1889 10 Jun 1890 d/o Robert and Caroline Reeves
unknowns     two field stones
REEDY, Alice Virginia 10 Jun 1871 1 Dec 1936 [d/o Columbus and Caroline Spencer Peak]
PEAK, Norman D. 23 Jul 1898 16 Jan 1920 aged 21 yrs 5 mos 23 days; Rest soldier, rest they warfare is over; [s/o Alice Peak]
PEAK, Caroline 31 Dec 1833 11 Jan 1914 aged 80 yrs 10 days; [d/o Hugh and Margary Hart Peak; m1 Henderson Davis, m2 Columbus Peak]
PEAK, Alexander 17 Jan 1875 29 Oct 1910 aged 35 yrs 7 mos 12 days
DAVIS, Susan 19 May 1877 26 Sep 1925 [nee Davis; w/o Robert Eli Davis]
DAVIS, Robert E. 25 Sep 1863 2 May 1933/1938 [Robert Eli, s/o Henderson and Caroline Spencer Davis]
Row 6
REEVES, Robert 27 May 1850 17 Aug 1935 [h/o Caroline Reeves]
PEAK, Canzada 26 Jul 1818 3 Nov 1897 aged 79 years 3 months 9 days; [m1 M. Samuel Davis, m2 Wilborn Peak]
REEVES, Caroline Inez 7 Aug 1858 17 Dec 1889 [w/o Robert Reeves]; broken stone
PARSON, Darthula 19 May 1834 9 Sep 1885 age 59 yrs 4 mos 26 days; [d/o Canzada Weiss; m1 Robert Davis, m2 Alexander Parsons]
DAVIS, James Jerome 12 Jan 1852 19 Oct 1878 aged 26 yrs 9 mos 7 d; [s/o Samuel and Elizabeth Jane Hash Davis; h/o Martha Spencer Hash]
unknowns     five field stones
Row 7
HAYNES, Callie Lee 13 Oct 1887 17 Dec 1920/1923 [d/o Mr. and Mrs. N.C. Davis]
REEVES, Rosa Darthula 18 May 1877 16 Feb 1953 [d/o Robert and Caroline Reeves]
Row 8
DAVIS, Barbara 1934 1936 d/o R.C. and A.M. Davis
DAVIS, Gladys M. 1905 1940 w/o R. Clare Davis
SPENCER, Solomon 23 Dec 1800 21 Nov 1868 [s/o Isaac and Johannah Spencer; h/o Eleanor "Nellie" Hash Spencer]
SPENCER, Solomon 24 Nov 1868 a smaller stone