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Harrington Family Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Bethel

Directions: From Comers Rock Rd (Rt 658) turn SE onto Bethel Rd (Rt 673) travel approximately 0.9 mile. Bethel Methodist Church is on left of road, cemetery is on hill on right side of road and is visible from the road.

GPS Coordinates: N 36.689652 W81.269932

Surveyed by: Mary Taylor Harrington & Susan Taylor Woodson; updated 25 Apr 2009 by Rich Ballard

Comments: The cemetery is on the hill directly across the road from Bethel Memorial United Methodist Church and is visible from the road. Bethel UMC uses three cemeteries, Cornett, Harrington and Shuler, for its members.

Harrington Family Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
WOLFE, ____     "E.J.L." footstone marks grave; [Wolfe boy who was visiting at the time of death; thought to be a nephew of Eliza J. Leonard]
LEONARD, Eliza J. 15 Sep 1834 7 Jul 1922 [nee Hamins; w/o Jefferson Leonard]
THOMPSON, Etta C. 5 Apr 1878 3 Mar 1885 [d/o Loranzo and Mary Emeline Cornett Thompson]
UPCHURCH, David Mark 13 Mar 1950 28 Oct 1977 [s/o Joseph Staley and Patricia Cowden Upchurch; h/o Dora Durden]
Row 2
HARRINGTON, John A. [27 Jul] 1856 [14 Aug] 1937 [John Alvin, s/o William and Matilda Hall Harrington]; double stone with next
HARRINGTON, Franky E. 14 Jul 1860 10 Apr 1943 [Franky Eveline, d/o James Monroe and Polly Cornett Cornett]
HARRINGTON, Katherine 1898 1918 [d/o John Alvin and Franky Eveline Cornett Harrington]
HARRINGTON, N[ancy] E[lla] 7 Sep 1882 5 May 1894 [d/o John Alvin and Franky Eveline Cornett Harrington]
HARRINGTON, W.R. 16 Sep 1879 11 Jan 1880 [s/o Joseph G. and Laura V. Paxton Harrington]
[GOLDEN, _____ ]     foot stone "T.F.C."; [The foot stone was probably borrowed from another grave to replace a field stone. Three graves here are thought to be of children of the Golden family; They probably all died in some epidemic. They were buried before Harrington bought the land on which the cemetery is located.]
unknown     foot stone "W.B.H."; see notes above.
unknown     foot stone "J.G.H."; see notes above.
Row 3
HARRINGTON, William Patrick 1921 1922 [s/o John Wycliff and Stella Whisman Harrington]
HARRINGTON, John Wick 1879 1944 [John Wycliff, s/o John Alvin and Frankie Eveline Cornett Harrington; other source lists dates as 7 Jun 1875 – 11 Mar 1945]
HARRINGTON, Stella Whisman 1897 [18 Jun] 1929 [d/o Hiram Thompson & Pearl Ann Keasling Whisman; w/o John Wycliff Harrington; other source lists birth as Jan 1898]
HARRINGTON, John Wycliff, Jr. 6 May 1917 22 Oct 1919 s/o John Wycliff and Stella Whisman Harrington
[HARRINGTON, Elizabeth] [11 Dec 1836] [28 Feb 1903] [d/o John Calvin and Katherine Huddle Harrington]; marked only by footstone “V.A.S.”
HARRINGTON, Nancy 24 Jul 1823 14 Oct 1896 [d/o John Calvin and Katherine Huddle Harrington]
HARRINGTON, J[ohn] C[alvin] 11 May 1797 9 Dec 1874 age 77 yrs 6 mos 28 days; [born London, England]
HARRINGTON, Katherine 14 Aug 1801 17 Jan 1866 age 64 yrs 5 mos 3 days; [born Wythe County, d/o Gideon and Barbara Gose Huddle]
[HARRINGTON, John Mitchell] [20 May 1839] [1863] [CSA; s/o John Calvin and Katherine Huddle Harrington; died in Richmond of measles]; marked only by footstone “J.C.H.”
[HARRINGTON, Charles Wesley] [26 Mar 1841] [9 May 1862] [CSA; s/o John Calvin and Katherine Huddle Harrington; died in Richmond of measles]; marked only by footstone “N.E.H.”
LONG, Eli [13 Jul] 1828 [23 Nov] 1906 [s/o Henry and Susan Long]; double stone with next
LONG, Barbara Ann [29 Dec] 1828 [27 Feb] 1891 [d/o John Calvin and Katherine Huddle Harrington]
Row 4
THOMPSON, Georgia 1926 2006 flat metal marker
MAYS, Albert Dean 29 Jan 1933 29 Jan 1933 [s/o Carl and Ohna Doss Mays; gs/o George Wesley and Cynthia Johnson Mays]; marker fallen
MAYS, George W. 14 Feb 1877 31 Dec 1958 [George Wesley, s/o Stephen Hammond and Rosamond Harrington Mays]; double stone with next
MAYS, Cynthia J. 6 Mar 1885 11 Mar 1958 [d/o Rebecca Johnson]
MAYS, Stephen H. 27 Dec 1844 4 Dec 1924 [Stephen Hammond, s/o Shelton V. and Martha Mays]; double stone with next
MAYS, Rosamond H. 17 May 1845 10 Mar 1912 [Rosamond C., d/o John Calvin and Katherine Huddle Harrington]
MAYS, John Kenley 24 Sep 1873 14 Apr 1894 [s/o Stephen Hammond and Rosamond Harrington Mays]; footstone from another grave
[MAYS, Shelton V.] [ca 1812] [aft 1880] [s/o Jesse & Agnes Mays; m1 Martha Patsy Laffoon, m2 Arrena Martin]; footstone from another grave
[MAYS, George] [ca 1857]   [s/o Shelton V. and Martha Mays; m Malinda Darthula Russell]; footstone from another grave
[DAVIS, Muns] [ca 1850] [Jack Monroe, s/o Henry & Anna Davis]; footstone from another grave
[DAVIS, Mary] [ca 1847] [d/o Shelton V. and Martha Mays; w/o Muns Davis]; footstone from another grave
Row 5
HARRINGTON, John C. 8 Aug 1911 1 Dec 1911 [s/o Joseph G. & Alberta Boyer Harrington]
HARRINGTON, Mary L. 30 Dec 1906 23 May 1907 [d/o Joseph G. & Alberta Boyer Harrington]
MAYS, Herbert 14 Oct 1908 17 Oct 1978 World War II; [Herbert Z., s/o George W. and Cynthia Johnson Mays]; double stone with next
MAYS, Frances 19 Apr 1909 3 May 1993 [Frances Mae, d/o Will and Cora Hale Hash]
HARRINGTON, Laura V. 7 May 1870 5 Mar 1893 [d/o Webster Paxton; 1st w/o Joseph Harrington, the s/o William Hale and Matilda Hall Harrington. Joseph Harrington m2 Bird Boyer]
HARRINGTON, W[illiam] H. 19 Mar 1843 6 Apr 1897 age 63 yrs 17 days; [William Hale, s/o John Calvin and Katherine Huddle Harrington; Grayson Co Militia and Co D 37th VA Cavalry, CSA]; double stone with next
HARRINGTON, Matilda 7 Jun 1838 [21 Feb 1915] [d/o Hezekiah Hiram and Katherine Shuler Hall]
HARRINGTON, B[radford] A. 19 Mar 1865 12 Nov 1894 [Bradford Alex, s/o William Hale and Matilda Hall Harrington]
HARRINGTON, L.G. 26 Sep 1876 12 Oct 1876 age 14 days
HALL, Katherine 16 Jan 1808 16 Jan 1879 age 71; [d/o Michael and Charity Shuler; 1st w/o Hezekiah Hiram Hall (divorced); he is buried in Letcher County, Kentucky.]
CARRICO, Stuart A. 2 Dec 1903 26 Dec 1903 s/o J. Riley and Maude E. Carrico; [grave moved from the Miles Clark Carrico Cemetery 1998]
CARRICO, Ettie 4 Jul 1869 21 Feb 1933 [d/o Miles Clark and Nancy Eveline Perkins Carrico; grave moved from the Miles Clark Carrico Cemetery 1998]
CARRICO, Wava Virginia 7 Jul 1917 7 Jul 1917 [d/o Stuart Worth and Lessie Harrington Carrico; stillborn twin to Ora Lee Carrico; grave moved from the Miles Clark Carrico Cemetery 1998]
Row 6
BOLT, Mary A. 12 Apr 1865 14 Mar 1903 [d/o Steven and Sarah Caroline Carrico Harrington]; w/o John [Marion] Bolt
HARRINGTON, Stephen 1 Aug 1831 6 Apr 1889 [s/o John Calvin and Katherine Huddle Harrington]; "This is presented by George Harrington to father and mother"; double stone with next
HARRINGTON, Sarah C. 23 Feb 1832 28 Jul 1880 [Sarah Caroline, d/o James and Elizabeth Shuler Carrico]
unknown     child's grave marked with heart-shaped stone; missing in 2009
CARRICO, James 15 Apr 1815 24 Apr 1884 [s/o Peter & Nancy Wilkerson Carrico]
CARRICO, Elizabeth 17 Mar 1812 1 Apr 1895 [d/o Michael and Charity Shuler; w/o James Carrico]
CARRICO, Infant infant s/o James & Elizabeth [Shuler] Carrico
CARRICO, Miles Clark 16 Feb 1843 1 Aug 1918 [s/o James and Elizabeth Shuler Carrico; grave moved from the Miles Clark Carrico Cemetery 1998]; double stone with next
CARRICO, Elizabeth J. 13 May 1843 22 Jun 1924 [d/o John and Eva Hackler Cannoy; 2nd w/o Miles Clark Carrico; grave moved from the Miles Clark Carrico Cemetery 1998]
CARRICO, J. D[ayton] 13 Jan 1867 12 May 1901 [James Dayton, s/o Miles Clark and Nancy Eveline Perkins Carrico; grave moved from the Miles Clark Carrico Cemetery 1998]
CARRICO, Lutitia 11 Sep 1871 26 Oct 1893 d/o M[iles] C[lark] and [Nancy] Eveline [Perkins] Carrico; [grave moved from the Miles Clark Carrico Cemetery 1998]
Row 7
TAYLOR, Birket F. 1 Apr 1887 21 Jul 1958 [Birket Foster, s/o Freel Alexander and Rosa Belle Harrington Taylor]; double stone with next
TAYLOR, Ruth S. 16 Dec 1892 26 Jan 1976 [Ruth Susannah, d/o Alexander and Eliza C. Comer Sutherland]
TAYLOR, Freel A. 5 Mar 1866 8 Aug 1917 [Freel Alexander, s/o Anderson Lee and Nancy Elizabeth Rhudy Taylor]; double stone with next
TAYLOR, R. Belle 16 Apr 1869 25 Nov 1933 [Rosa Belle, d/o William Hale and Matilda Hall Harrington]
TAYLOR, B[lanche] A[ileen] 5 May 1914 27 Jun 1914 [d/o Freel Alexander and Rosa Belle Harrington Taylor]
TAYLOR, Nannie E. 15 Feb 1891 9 Jan 1892 d/o F.A. and R.B. Taylor
TAYLOR, Cleo Matilda 26 Oct 1888 5 Jan 1892 d/o F.A. and R.B. Taylor
TAYLOR, Florence E. 23 Feb 1890 5 Mar 1890 d/o F.A. and R.B. Taylor
TAYLOR, Philip A. 17 Sep 1904 19 Dec 1906 s/o F.A. and R.B. Taylor
TAYLOR, Roy Alexander 25 Jun 1916 26 Nov 1988 [s/o Birket Foster and Ruth Susannah Sutherland Taylor]; double stone with next
TAYLOR, Ora Lee C. 7 Jul 1917 1 Jan 2001 [d/o Stuart and Lessie Harrington Carrico]
Row 8
TAYLOR, Bayard C. [5 Jan] 1897 [23 Apr] 1972 [Bayard Coy, s/o Freel Alexander and Rosa Belle Harrington Taylor]; double stone with next
TAYLOR, Geneva H. [11 May] 1901 [26 Dec] 1986 [Nettie Geneva, d/o Stuart and Ella Cornett Hackler]
TAYLOR, Phil B. 17 Oct 1928 2 May 1992 [Phil Bane, s/o Baynard Coy and Nettie Geneva Hackler Taylor]; Pvt U.S. Army World War II; double stone with next
TAYLOR, Irene H. 6 Aug 1935 7 Jul 2001 [d/o Rush Kent and Lois Tibbs Hedrick]
MAYS, Steven Samuel 1894 1902 [s/o Martin V. and Nancy Clarenda Hackler Mays]
MAYS, Martin V. [26 Apr] 1870 [20 May] 1898 [s/o Stephen Hammond and Rosemond Harrington Mays]; double stone with next
MAYS, Clara H. [Mar] 1870 1942 [Nancy Clarenda "Cleary", d/o Stephen Harvey and Mary Melvina Roark Hackler]
TAYLOR, B.F. 30 Jan 1923   [Birket Foster, Jr.; World War II; s/o Birket Foster and Ruth Susannah Sutherland Taylor]; double stone with next
TAYLOR, Reva 16 Mar 1933 23 Oct 1991 [Reva Elizabeth, d/o Willard Hardin and Zola Captiola Maines Reeves; w/o Birket Foster Taylor, Jr.]
[WOODSON, Susan Taylor] [29 Aug 1953] [23 Mar 2009] [d/o Dale C. & Beryl Cornett Taylor]
TAYLOR, Dale Chap 14 Dec 1925 26 Jul 2008 [s/o Birket Foster & Ruth Susannah Sutherland Taylor]; Tec 5 U.S. Army World War II; double stone with next
TAYLOR, Beryl Cornett 24 Jul 1927 [Beryl Elizabeth, d/o Vester Clay & Edith Melvina Wright Cornett]
Row 9
ROACH, Roy 9 Mar 1933 double stone with next
ROACH, Anna Maie 23 Sep 1935 21 Jun 2006
ROACH, Billy H. 4 Nov 1940 26 Jun 2003 double stone with next
ROACH, Agnes 10 Jun 1943 married 1 Apr 1964
JOHNSON, Charles W. 1908 1970 [Charles Wesley, s/o Noah J. and Nancy Bell Mays Johnson]; double stone with next
JOHNSON, Kate 1907   [nee Kirby]
JOHNSON, Barbara Jean 25 Jul 1954 26 Aug 1966 [d/o Anna Mae Johnson]
JOHNSON, Nancy B. [6 Jul] 1881 1951 [Nancy Belle, d/o Stephen Hammond and Rosemond Harrington Mays]; double stone with next
JOHNSON, Noah J. 1879 1958 [s/o Rebecca Johnson]
MAYS, Nathaniel 16 Mar 1904 16 Mar 1904 infant s/o Mr. and Mrs. George Mays [George Wesley and Cynthia Johnson Mays. Bible record shows both dates as 6 May 1911.]
JOHNSON, Rebecca Jan 1837 Mar 1917  
[TESTERMAN, children]     five graves, all marked by field stones without inscriptions; [children of John and Zollie Johnson Testerman]
[TESTERMAN, John]     [buried beside his wife but exact grave locations unknown; h/o Zollie Johnson Testerman]; slab
[TESTERMAN, Zollie]   [27 Sep 1938] [d/o Noah J. and Nancy Belle Mays Johnson]; exact location unknown; field stone without inscription
Row 10
HARRINGTON, Glen 28 Jan 1894 13 Nov 1986 [Early Glen, s/o James Lee and Cleopatria Clementine Shuler Harrington]; double stone with next
HARRINGTON, Vena A. 30 Sep 1899 15 Jun 1953 [Vena Arlacha, d/o Fielden and Virginia Leonard Cornett]
SUTHERLAND, Virginia A. 6 Mar 1882 1 Mar 1911 age 28 yrs 11 mos 25 days; [d/o James Lee and Cleopatria Clementine Shuler Harrington; 1st w/o Lonnie Sutherland]
HARRINGTON, Lee 19 Mar 1888 22 Feb 1909 age 22 yrs 11 mos 3 days; [Hiram Lee, s/o James Lee and Cleopatria Clementine Shuler Harrington]
HARRINGTON, James L. 12 Oct 1858 3 Aug 1947 [James Lee, s/o William Hale and Matilda Hall Harrington]; double stone with next
HARRINGTON, Cleopatria 26 Jan 1860 24 Feb 1943 [Cleopatria Clementine, d/o James K. and Lois Perkins Shuler]
HARRINGTON, Beauregard [30 Apr] 1861 [16 Apr] 1939 [s/o William Hale and Matilda Hall Harrington]; double stone with next
HARRINGTON, Mary E. [18 Mar] 1868 [20 Jul] 1922 [Mary Elizabeth, d/o Churchwell and Amanda Hale Boyer]
HARRINGTON, Maiden B. 15 Jul 1894 6 Nov 1960 [Maiden Beaugard, s/o Beauregard and Mary E. Boyer Harrington]; double stone with next
HARRINGTON, Nora E. 12 Apr 1896 23 Jun 1969 [d/o Emmett and Mary Elizabeth Funk]
Row 11
HARRINGTON, Infant 1913 1913 [d/o James Lee and Cleopatria Clementine Shuler Harrington]
ROBBINS, Infant 10 Dec 1907 10 Dec 1907 s/o J[ohn] L. and V[erda Harrington] Robbins; [gs/o Beauregard and Mary Elizabeth Boyer Harrington]
HARRINGTON, Max H. 26 Nov 1929 10 Mar 1999 double stone with next
HARRINGTON, Peggy M. 5 Mar 1932