Hill Family Cemetery

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Hill Family Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: North of Fries

Directions: From Ivanhoe Rd (SR 94) go west on Winding Rd (Rt 644) about 0.3 mile to Holstein Ln (SR 848). The cemetery is on private land south of Winding Rd and northwest of Holstein Ln. You cannot see the cemetery from the road. Walk north 0.1 mile to the top of the hill.

GPS Coordinates: N36.724066 W80.991837 (estimate)

Surveyed by: Violet White & Anita Salcido 22 Feb 1992; contributed by Joan Lewin

Comments: The cemetery is not fenced. Newer section is fairly well kept. There is an area that only contains field stones that is overgrown with briars and saplings.

Hill Family Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
BUNDY, Sophia 27 Mar 1844 27 Jun 1931  
unknowns     five field stones
BUNDY, Nathan 25 Dec 1842 18 Jun 1902  
unknowns     two field stones
Row 2
unknowns     four field stones; possibly other unmarked graves
Row 3
unknowns     eight field stones
Row 4
unknowns     seven field stones
Row 5
unknowns     thirteen field stones
Row 6
unknowns     three field stones; sizes indicate graves of children
Row 7
unknowns     eight field stones
Row 8
unknown     small hand made stone; size indicates grave of a child
Row 9 (This begins the newer part of the cemetery)
HILL, Columbus Smith 30 Jul 1866 23 Jan 1955  
HILL, Frances Reavis 7 Apr 1876 2 Mar 1957  
HILL, Pearl Myrtle 20 Sept 1901 _8 Apr 1908  
HILL, Lula B. 27 May 1903 25 Jul 1903  
HILL, Lelia F. 16 Jun 1895 16 Aug 1895  
unknown     unmarked
HILL, Thomas B. 24 Mar 1900    
HILL, Sarah C. 31 Mar 1923    
unknown     field stone; apparently a child’s grave
Row 10
HILL, Thomas Virgil 12 Jul 1913 12 Mar 1988  
HILL, Gertrude I. 27 Nov 1908    
HILL, Helen V. 5 Mar 1917 21 Jun 1973  
HILL, Lawrence Donald 22 Aug 1896 27 Mar 1981 [s/o Columbus Smith & Frances Reavis Hill]
unknown   field stone
unknown   unmarked
HILL, James Alfred 27 Mar 1931    
Row 11
HILL, George U. 8 Sep 1906 26 Mar 1985 [George Umbarger]; double stone with next
HILL, Pauline R. 24 Oct 1912