Kilby Cemetery

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Kilby Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Fees Branch

Directions: From the junction of Wolf Knob Rd (Rt 797) and Spencer Branch Rd (Rt 746) go south 0.9 mile to the junction of Spencer Branch Rd and Fees Ridge Rd (Rt 782). Take Fees Ridge Rd west 0.9 mile to private road on right. Take this private road 0.2 mile to the cemetery on right alongside road.

GPS Coordinates: N36.582397 W81.509026

Surveyed by: Jeff Weaver on 26 Mar 2003

Comments: There are twelve identified graves in this cemetery. The oldest identifiable stone dates from 1906 but this cemetery is traditionally older than that. Three field stones were found in 2003; earlier surveys indicate there are nine graves marked with field stones.

Kilby Cemetery
General View of the Kilby Cemetery

Kilby Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
OWEN, Eleanora E. 1926 2002
unknown     field stone
Row 2
SPENCER, Bany 2 Mar 1873 31 May 1952 [Urbana, d/o Thornton & Phoebe Marilda Weaver]
SPENCER, Dolphus 16 Feb 1873 19 Sep 1933 [Adolphus E., s/o Calvin & Mary Spencer]
KILBY, Dora 4 Apr 1879 24 Feb 1906 [d/o Thornton & Phoebe Marilda Weaver Kilby]
KILBY, Phoebe M. 29 Aug 1833 31 Mar 1907 [Phoebe Marilda, d/o Isaac and Mary "Polly" Francis Weaver]
KILBY, Thornton 12 Nov 1829 29 Aug 1917 [s/o Elder Reuben and Anna Jones Kilby]; Co C 63 VA Inf CSA
Row 3
STURGILL, Russell Thornton 12 Nov 1913 21 Apr 1995 Pvt U.S. Army World War II
unknowns     two field stones
SPENCER, Luther 10 Feb 1949 10 Feb 1949 s/o Ralph and Mae Spencer