Kendrick Ridge Cemetery

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Kendrick Ridge Cemetery

aka J.B. Young Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Oak Hill

Directions: From the junction of Kendrick Rd (Rt 727) & Oak Hill Rd (Rt 728) go north approximately 0.9 mile on Kendrick Rd to cemetery on the left (west) of road. The cemetery is up on the steep ridgeline approximately 500 ft. from road.

GPS Coordinates: N36.616583 W81.343774 (estimated)

Surveyed by: Joe W. Phipps

Comments: Joe had always heard there were Indians buried in this cemetery. Some Oak Hill Academy boys were prosecuted for digging for relics. There are 10 to 12 more unmarked graves Barbara Rio provided family information.

Kendrick Ridge Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
YOUNG, Anna Senter 2 May 1868 16 Sep 1900 [Anna Amelia, d/o Calvin Halbert & Rosamond Pugh Senter]; wife of M[arshall] B[rown] Young
YOUNG, J[onathan] B[aker] 7 Jan 1827 12 Jan 1864 [s/o William & Charity Baker Young; served as a Union soldier and was killed in Carter Co, TN during the Civil War]
GREER, Edwin D. 14 Jan 1849 6 Mar 1884 [Edwin Dudley, s/o John F. & Martha C. Greer; h/o Augusta Alice Young]; 35 yrs 1 mo 22 days; Freemason
PHIPPS, William Seymour 22 Sep 1869 6 Sep 1893