Robert McCoy Halsey Family Cemetery

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Robert McCoy Halsey Family Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Mouth of Wilson

Directions: From the junction of Wilson Highway (Hwy 58) and Rt 767 (Old Mill Rd) go south on Old Mill Rd across Wilson Creek Bridge to the junction with Round House Rd (Rt 716). Turn left onto Round House Rd for approximately 0.7 mile to old Halsey farm on right. Then on old Halsey Farm go west on farm lanes 1/4 mile to 2nd hilltop. The cemetery is on hilltop approximately 300 yards behind house and barn.

GPS Coordinates: N36.5780 W81.3357

Surveyed by: Paul Herndon’s files - May 1995. A survey was done in July 1965 by R.C. Halsey

Comments: 1995 – The cemetery is in complete disarray, unfenced, cattle scattering and trampling markers.

Robert McCoy Halsey Family Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
HALSEY, Drewery 4 Apr 1859 22 Feb 1861  
HALSEY, Baley 31 May 1861 5 Sep 1861  
HALSEY, Levi S. 12 Mar 1857 2 Jul 1862  
HALSEY, Robert M. 18 Sep 1855 16 Jul 1862  
HALSEY, Granville L. 1 May 1852 25 Sep 1853  
HALSEY, Mary Polly 6 Jun 1801 14 Nov 1888 aged 87 yrs 5 mo and 8 dys; [nee Allen]
HALSEY, Robert 1 Aug 1801 20 Nov 1876 [s/o Moses Halsey]
HALSEY, Ezekial 1837 1869 [s/o Robert & Mary Polly Allen Halsey]
HALSEY, Delia 3 Apr 1840 24 Apr 1903 [w/o Ezekial Halsey]
HALSEY, Robert McCoy 10 Jun 1844 2 Mar 1909 age 64 yrs 8 mos 22 days; [s/o Robert & Mary Allen Halsey]
HALSEY, Lucy J. 25 Dec 1844 24 Jun 1924 [d/o Jessie & Mazy McMillan Young; w/o Robert McCoy Halsey]
WOOD, Fannie 24 Mar 1853 7 Sep 1922 w/o M.P. Wood
HALSEY, John R. 7 Sep 1866 18 Jan 1926 [s/o Robert McCoy & Lucy Jane Young Halsey]
DELP, N.S., Miss 24 Mar 1875 5 Sep 1924  
HALSEY, William Caswell 14 Dec 1885 28 Dec 1885 [s/o Sam and Mollie Halsey; twin to Dora Mahaley Halsey]
HALSEY, Infant 10 Nov 1890 10 Nov 1890 child of John H. and Cora E. Halsey
HALSEY, William B., Elder 9 Jul 1829 21 Jun 1890 h/o Mahala Bishop; [s/o Robert & Mary Polly Allen Halsey]
RICHARDSON, Elizabeth     no marker
HALSEY, William Cicero 6 Aug 1899 1 Jun 1901 son of Geo. W. and Victoria Halsey; age 1 yr 9 mos 25 days
Believed to be buried here
BUSIC, Ada Ann Halsey [d/o Robert & Mary Polly Allen Halsey; w/o John J. Busic]