Harrison Jones Cemetery

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Harrison Jones Cemetery

aka Jones Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Whitetop

Directions: From the junction of Mud Creek Rd (Rt 600) and School House Rd (Rt 751), go approximately 0.1 mile northwest on Mud Creek Rd to the first sharp curve to left. From this point the cemetery is on right side of road, upslope to crest of ridge line, a distance of approximately 400 ft.

GPS Coordinates: N36.590721 W81.566231

Surveyed by: Jeff Weaver on 16 Jun 2003 with additional information from Sadie Greer

Comments: Access is through a very steep field of Christmas trees. Evidence of some 30 graves marked with field stones. The cemetery is fenced, but the fence is in poor condition and the cemetery is not maintained. This cemetery is near the Davis Cemetery on Mud Creek. Calvin Davis' children are buried here.

Harrison Jones Cemetery
General View of the Harrison Jones Cemetery

Harrison Jones Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
JONES, Harrison 25 Oct 1893 2 Feb 1908 This grave is at the west end of a row of 12 graves. Both graves with markers are in a separate, fenced plot, with only room for 2 or 3 more spaces. The balance of the graves are adjacent, but distinctly in another section.
JONES, Phillip 1863 1916 oval shaped, cast concrete marker, of the type made by funeral homes
unknowns     three field stones
Believed to be buried here
ROOP, John 25 Jan 1857   [s/o King & Louisa Baldwin Roop]; no visible stone
ROOP, Rebecca Jane Davis 16 May 1862 27 Jan 1933 w/o John Roop; [d/o Calvin & Martha Pennington Davis]
HAM, Frances Davis 15 Mar 1866 1955 w/o Jackson C. Ham
HAM, Jackson C. 1866 1928  
HAM, Maude 1895 1899 d/o J.C. and Frances Davis Ham
HAMM, Dora Dec 1898 1921 d/o J.C. and Frances Davis Ham
DAVIS, Henry A. 7 Sep 1872 28 Nov 1892 "Tom"
OSBORNE, Mary Polly Davis 7 Feb 1870    
OSBORNE, child 23 Jun 1892 24 Oct 1893 d/o Mary Davis Osborne