J. Masten Halsey Cemetery

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J. Masten Halsey Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Potato Creek

Directions: From the intersection of County Line Rd (Rt 93) and Wilson Hwy (US 58), go south across New River, 1/4 mile and turn left on Potato Creek Rd (Rt 708). Continue 150 yards to rock quarry on the Old Mastin Halsey home place. Cemetery is left on the ridge.

GPS Coordinates: N36.582388 W81.302472 (estimate)

Surveyed by: Joe W. Phipps

Comments: Several graves were moved to Fox Community Cemetery.

J. Masten Halsey Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
HALSEY, Infant 20 Jan 1891 3 Feb 1891 infant dau. of J.M. Halsey; 14 days old
HALSEY, Infant 17 Dec 1894 10 Jan 1895 infant dau. of J.M. Halsey; 24 days old
HALSEY, Ollie Mae 28 May 1904 15 Aug 1905
unknown nearby foot stone "J.C.H."
unknowns The remainder of the graves are marked with field stones or are unmarked.