Jacob G. Kirk Cemetery

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Jacob G. Kirk Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Gold Hill Community

Directions: The cemetery is on Maple Rd (Rt 711) in Gold Hill Community; 0.7 mile west of Gold Hill Rd (Rt 681).

GPS Coordinates: N36.604333 W81.272512

Surveyed by: Rich and Ginger Ballard 25 Apr 2003

Comments: The cemetery is on top of a hill across the hollow from the Rex Kirk house (site of the Jacob Kirk home). It is fenced and is barely visible from the road. Part of the cemetery is overgrown with lilacs, forsythia, and roses.

Jacob G. Kirk Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
COX, Alexandre Ghale 31 Aug 1906 25 Nov 1909 s/o A[ndrew] J[ackson] and D[ora] F[rances Kirk] Cox; [gs/o Arius B. and Martha Pugh Cox and Jacob G. and Rosa Ward Kirk]
COX, Ossie Faye 7 Jul 1898 8 Feb 1912 d/o A[ndrew] J[ackson] and D[ora] F[rances Kirk] Cox
COX, Golda Carol 14 Feb 1916 14 Feb 1916 d/o A[ndrew] J[ackson] and D[ora] F[rances Kirk] Cox
Row 2
KIRK, Jacob G. 15 Aug 1851 13 Jan 1900 double stone with next; [Jacob Granville, s/o Jones Minitree and Susannah Griffith Kirk]
KIRK, Rosamond W. 2 Mar 1853 24 Apr 1952 [Rosamond Jane "Rausey", d/o Silas and Elizabeth Toliver Ward]
Row 3
[KIRK, Hobart McKinley] [12 Mar 1897] [10 Mar 1899] headstone gone, footstone "HMK"; [s/o Jacob G. and Rosa Ward Kirk]
KIRK, Silas Dwight 17 Mar 1895 24 Oct 1900 [s/o Jacob G. and Rosa Ward Kirk]; stone obscured by lilac bushes