Elbert Columbus Fulton Cemetery

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Elbert Columbus Fulton Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Near Powerhouse Rd and Oak Ridge Dr in Independence.

Directions: From US junction US Hwy 58/221 and Morton Rd in Independence go north on Morton Rd and Oak Ridge Dr to Power House Rd. Turn right (east) on Power House Rd. Cemetery site is behind a small white house at at 712 Powerhouse.

GPS Coordinates: N36.6261 W81.1358

Surveyed by: from Paul Herndon files

Comments: Nine or 10 graves from the Elbert Fulton Cemetery were moved to Felts Cemetery, Galax by Hattie Fulton Rhudy prior to July 1969.The actual location of The Elbert Fulton Cemetery is uncertain. There is a cemetery behind this house with evidence of at least five graves. However, there is another description of the location of this cemetery that puts it on east side of Fulton Rd half mile beyond the Reid Fulton Cemetery. That location is three miles east of the location described here.

Elbert Columbus Fulton Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
EDWARDS, Archibald 23 Dec 1813 30 Dec 1901  
FULTON, Elbert Columbus 9 Feb 1848 4 Apr 1936  
FULTON, Elizabeth 25 Mar 1819 23 May 1877 w/o Hastin Fulton
FULTON, Hastin 22 Jul 1813 11 Mar 1889  
FULTON, Martin D. 22 Nov 1873 8 Aug 1894  
FULTON, Rosamond D. 4 Sep 1848 29 Jul 1926