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Griggs Hampton Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: About 3 miles west of Galax off US 58

Directions: This cemetery is in a pasture field near the end of Field View Lane, the next road past State Shed Lane (Rt 841) when traveling west on Grayson Parkway (US 58).

GPS Coordinates: N36.63053 W80.99598

Surveyed by: Buford C. Wilson 4 Aug 2003; updated 26 Mar 2008

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Griggs Hampton Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
HIGGINS, Linville 18 Aug 1839 5 Apr 1868 [s/o Goldman & Margaret Hampton Higgins]
BURROUGHS, Lena 28 Mar 1873 d/o Rufus & Jennie Burroughs; age 2 months 14 days
EDWARDS, Violet 3 May 1812 11 Apr 1892 w/o Cox Edwards; [d/o Griggs & Phillis Sutherland Hampton]
EDWARDS, Cox 24 Sep 1813 5 Jan 1890 [s/o Young Edwards]
Row 2
EDWARDS, Margie 14 Mar 1847 8 Aug 1862 [d/o Cox & Violet Hampton Edwards]
EDWARDS, Marceline [d/o Cox & Violet Hampton Edwards]
EDWARDS, Sarah E. [d/o Cox & Violet Hampton Edwards]
EDWARDS, Amelia C. [d/o Cox & Violet Hampton Edwards]
EDWARDS, Matilda [d/o Cox & Violet Hampton Edwards]
EDWARDS, Martha [d/o Cox & Violet Hampton Edwards]
EDWARDS, Ward [s/o Cox & Violet Hampton Edwards]
EDWARDS, Thomas [s/o Cox & Violet Hampton Edwards]
unknown field stone
Row 3
HAMPTON, Tamsy M. 23 Feb 1840 29 Jul 1859 [d/o Randolph & Celia Hayes Collins; w/o Wm. O. Hampton]
HAMPTON, Wm. O. 17 Mar 1839 16 Dec 1865 “was shot and killed by J.W. Kitchens”; [William Oliver, s/o Griggs & Phillis Sutherland Hampton]
PERY, [Jane] 24 Feb 1823 ? Jul 1856 ["Jennie", d/o Griggs & Philis Sutherland Hampton]; w/o John Pery; soapstone marker badly damaged by weathering;
HAMPTON, ____ 1821 illegible stone
unknowns four field stones
Row 4
HAMPTON, Phillis S. 29 Oct 1879 consort of Griggs Hampton; age 85 yrs 1 mo 15 days; [d/o Alexander & Margaret Elizabeth Bryan Sutherland]
HAMPTON, Griggs 22 Nov 1788 24 Jan 1860 [s/o Andrew & Sally Mina Griggs Hampton]
unknown headstone is missing
unknowns two field stones
Row 5
HAMPTON, Chap L. 10 Jun 1856 5 Oct 1922 [Chapman, s/o Thomas B. & Mary Jestin Collins Hampton]
HAMPTON, Jestin C. 16 May 1835 19 Feb 1866 [Mary Jestin, d/o Randolph & Celia Hays Collins; w/o Thomas B. Hampton]
HAMPTON, T[homas] B., Capt. 25 Dec 1830 20 Mar 1865 Co G 63 VA Inf; [s/o Griggs & Phillis Sutherland Hampton]; “mortally wounded 19 Mar 1865 near Bentonville, Johnson Co, NC and died next day”
HAMPTON, Garland C. 7 Nov 1858 11 Jun 1859 [s/o Thomas B. & Mary Jestin Collins Hampton]
HAMPTON, Amelia E. 7 Nov 1858 26 May 1859 [d/o Thomas B. & Mary Jestin Collins Hampton]
unknown broken stone
Row 6
HAMPTON, Alfred Guy 19 Apr 1881 [s/o Calvin & Mary Thompson Hampton]; age 10 yr 7 mo 14 days