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Hilltop Cemetery

aka Joseph Young Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Mouth of Wilson

Directions: From the junction of Wilson Hwy (US 58) and Jefferson Hwy (SR 16) go 1.1 miles north on Troutdale Hwy (US 58/SR 16) to old W.A. Hash farm on right then west to top of ridge, walking approximately 0.3 mile.

GPS Coordinates: N36.60227 W81.35056

Surveyed by: Joe W. Phipps 18 Jul 1994; R.C. Halsey 29 Jul 1965

Comments: The cemetery has no readable markers in 1995. It is out in a pasture. There were at least two full rows of unmarked field stones that were reported to be slaves' graves at the back of the cemetery.

Hilltop Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
WYATT, Nannie [17 Sep 1888] [4 Nov 1900] [d/o John R. and Nannie A. Wyatt]
WYATT, Geneva [3 Oct 1881] [1 Jan 1900] [d/o John R. and Nannie A. Wyatt]
WYATT, John Reed [5 May 1840] [4 Jan 1896]  
McMILLAN, Narcissa [8 Jul 1798] [5 Jun 1871] [nee Gambill; w/o John McMillan]
McMILLAN, John [1 Mar 1795] [8 Sep 1856] [s/o John and Narcissa Gambrill McMillan]
YOUNG, Emma J. [20 Oct 1841] [17 Jul 1864] [d/o John and Narcissa Gambill McMillan; w/o Joseph L. Young]
YOUNG, Joseph L. [17 Aug 1833] [19 Jul 1864] [s/o Ezekiel and Evaline McMillan Young]
HALSEY, John Reed [14 Feb 1840] [4 Jan 1871] [h/o Nannie A. Wyatt; s/o Caswell Halsey and Mahalia McMillan]
HALSEY, Ira Marsh [17 Oct 1842] [6 Oct 1890] [s/o Caswell Halsey and Mahalia McMillan]
HALSEY, Charles Lee [11 Mar 1857] [20 Oct 1907] ["Bud"]
HALSEY, Grover Reed [12 Jul 1884] [18 Apr 1886] [s/o Charles Lee and Emma J. Halsey]
HALSEY, Mertie Alice [11 Feb 1882] [26 Feb 1886] [d/o Charles Lee and Emma J. Halsey]
WYATT, Lemma [18 Jul 1885] [17 Sep 1885] [d/o John Reed and Nannie A. Wyatt]
WYATT, Nannie Adaline [10 Jun 1847] [17 Sep 1888] [w/o John Reed Wyatt; d/o Caswell Halsey and Mahalia McMillan]
YOUNG, William Jackson [5 Jun 1863] [18 Jul 1864] [s/o Joseph L. and Emma J. McMillan Young. He and his parents died of diphtheria.]
ADAMS, David     no marker; said to be buried here.