Jonathan Davis Cemetery

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Jonathan Davis Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Southeast of Galax

Directions: This cemetery is near the Carroll/ Grayson County line. The cemetery is in a wooded area, a short distance from the old Floyd Cox home place. Access is by an abandoned roadway at the end of Piney Woods Rd (Rt 790).

GPS Coordinates: N36.60145 W80.87450

Surveyed by: Buford C. Wilson 2 Jan 2004; updated 15 Apr 2008

Comments: The cemetery is abandoned and badly overgrown with brush and trees.

Jonathan Davis Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
DAVIS, Jonathan 8 Oct 1835 27 Mar 1900 [s/o Nathan Davis & Martha “Patsy” Davis]
DAVIS, Rebecca M. 2 Mar 1845 11 Jan 1938 [Rebecca Matilda, w/o Jonathan Davis]
DAVIS, Charles H. 9 Feb 1877 9 Mar 1877 [Charles Henderson, s/o Jonathan & Rebecca Matilda Davis]
DAVIS, Martha J.E. 1 Sep 1873 20 Sep 1888 [d/o Jonathan & Rebecca Matilda Davis]
DAVIS, Jennie 19 Mar 1828 22 May 1900 [d/o Nathan Davis & Martha “Patsy” Davis]