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Linton Cemetery

aka Cockerham Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Between Baywood and Delhart

Directions: This cemetery is on the north side of Greenwich Road (Rt 623), 0.6 mile from its intersection with Delhart Road (Rt 622). The cemetery is beside a storage building and is visible from the road.

GPS Coordinates: N36.58863 W80.99010

Surveyed by: This cemetery was listed by Pat Davis in 1990 and Paul Herndon in 1998; updated by Buford C. Wilson 7 Apr 2008.

Comments: The cemetery is named for the Linton House which was located nearby. The cemetery is being maintained and is good condition.

Linton Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
unknowns two cement blocks
RECTOR, Mary dates illegible
LUNDY, Hazel Edna 11 Nov 1914 26 Dec 1914 d/o C.W. & Flora Lundy
RECTOR, Edna Caroline 27 Jul 1855 1 May 1923 age 67 yrs 9 mo 4 days; w/o I.C. Rector
RECTOR, Isom 1858 1926
LUNDY, Billy 1926 1926
LUNDY, Curtis [5 Mar] 1892 [16 Jun] 1930 [Curtis William, s/o Emmett William Lundy & Nancy Catherine Jennings]
LUNDY, Flora 1890 1955 [d/o Isom C. & Edna Caroline Rector; w/o Curtis William Lundy]
LUNDY, Curtis W. 4 Aug 1930 24 Apr 1975 Cpl U.S. Marine Corps Korea
Row 2
COCHRAN, Donald age 2 mos; s/o Lee & Golda Cochran
unknowns five field stones
unknown cement block
unknowns three field stones
Row 3
BARNETT, Anderson N. Virginia Pvt. Co. 1 1st VA Inf Mex War
RECTOR, Matilda Mar 1819 30 Apr 1900 consort of Jas. Rector; [2nd wife of James S. Rector; nee Noblett]
RECTOR, James 8 Mar 1801 7 Nov 1883 [James S., s/o Bennett Rector & Nancy Conley]
RECTOR, Ruth 12 Dec 1800 8 May 1869 consort of Jas. Rector; [1st. wife of James S. Rector; nee Swindle]
R__, O. A. "O.A.R."
R__, E. L. 28 Nov 1829 18 Apr 1852 "E.L.R."
unknowns two field stones
Row 4
unknowns three field stones
RECTOR, Thomas J.D. 22 Jan 1862 24 May 1863
RECTOR, Ester Milvina 15 Apr 1855 16 Apr 1855
unknown cement block
unknown field stone
unknown “B.T."
unknown cement block
unknown field stone
Row 5
unknown "Jno S."
unknown field stone
TODD, Bennett 21 Jun 1851 s/o A.A. & L.A. Todd
unknown field stone
RECTOR, Bennett 3 Mar 1782 25 Dec 1866
RECTOR, Susan 15 Oct 1798 11 Dec 1882 shared stone with above; erected by Isaiah Rector; [Susannah, 2nd wife of Bennett Rector; nee Austin]
RECTOR, A.P. 16 Feb 1876 11 Dec 1877 s/o Isaiah Rector [& Jane Busic]
RECTOR, Willie 29 Apr 1878 29 Apr 1878 s/o Isaiah Rector [& Jane Busic]
RECTOR, Bennett 26 Dec 1882 27 Dec 1882 child of Isaiah Rector [& Jane Busic]
RECTOR, Lillie 26 Dec 1882 27 Dec 1882 shared stone with Bennett & Lollie; child of Isaiah Rector [& Jane Busic]
RECTOR, Lollie 26 Dec 1882 27 Dec 1882 child of Isaiah Rector [& Jane Busic]
RECTOR, Luella 15 Apr 1881 14 Sep 1885 d/o Isaiah Rector [& Jane Busic]
RECTOR, Jane [1845] [12 Apr 1890] [1st] w/o Isaiah; broken stone; [d/o Isaac & Frances Busic]
RECTOR, Isaiah [31 Jul] 1836 13 Mar 1928 [Co C 8 th VA Cav CSA]; [s/o Bennett Rector & Susan Austin]
RECTOR, Matilda [McKnight] 1 Sep 1855 16 Jun 1918 w/o Isaiah Rector; [2nd wife; nee Cox]
Row 6
unknown field stone
WILSON, Evalina G. 17 Feb 1868 22 Jun 1904 w/o John R. Wilson; [d/o Tolliver & Edney Galyean]
WILSON, Alice B. 28 Oct 1884 16 May 1896 age 11 yr 6 mo 18 days; dau of John & Evolina
unknown field stone
WILLIAMS, Margie 1834 [9 Jul] 1887 w/o Azel Williams; [d/o Bennett Rector & Susan Austin]
Row 7
[COCKERHAM, Willie] Conway [3 Mar] 1902 [10 Oct] 1968 [s/o Andrew Cockerham & Isabelle Lowe]
LOWE, Elam [R.] 11 May 1843 Co. E 45th VA Inf. CSA
LOWE, S[ophina] O. 20 Nov 1844 shared stone with above; [w/o Elam R. Lowe]
GALYEAN, Wm. 3 Jun 1863 2 Mar 1889 old weathered stone, difficult to read
GALYEAN, Susan 3 Oct 1870 4 Feb 1878 old weathered stone, difficult to read
GALYEAN, Julina B. old weathered stone; [d/o Toliver & Edney Galyean]
GALYEAN, Edney 13 Apr 1827 31 May 1905 [w/o Toliver Galyean]
GALYEAN, Toliver 13 Jul 1823 29 Jan 1871 [19 Jan 1870 in Grayson Death Records; s/o George & Nancy Galyean]
unknown Cement block
GALYEAN, Martha J. Sep 1852 Jan 1944 [w/o Andrew Jackson Galeyan]
GALYEAN, A[ndrew] J[ackson] 1850 1925
Row 8
COCKERHAM, Isabell 1873 1967 [w/o Andrew Cockerham; nee Lowe]
COCKERHAM, Andrew 1869 1953 shared stone with above
COCKERHAM, Bertie 13 Aug 1907 1 Jun 1908
COCKERHAM, Rosemma 2 Jan 1894 5 Mar 1911 [d/o Andrew Cockerham & Isabelle Lowe]
unknowns three field stones
Row 9
COCKERHAM, Greely E. 1894 1947 [s/o Andrew Cockerham & Isabelle Lowe]
COCKERHAM, Cora M. [20 Aug] 1893 [Jan 31] 1979 [w/o Greely E. Cockerham; d/o Columbus Bennett & Martha Jane Owens]
COCKERHAM, Hurbert L. 1920 1920
unknowns two field stones
WILSON, Rosa Olevia Hampton 31 Oct 1887 1 Jun 1945 [d/o John Jasper Hampton & Mary Jane Duncan; w/o Fred Wilson]
HAMPTON, Rovia E. 18 Dec 1873 3 Jul 1944 [Monrovia Etta, d/o John Jasper Hampton & Mary Jane Duncan]
unknown unmarked
HAMPTON, J[ohn] J[asper] 20 Sep 1851 12 Mar 1911 [s/o Wade & Nancy Hampton]
HAMPTON, Wife [Mary Jane] 15 Sep 1852 29 Oct 1926 shared stone with above; [w/o John Jasper Hampton; d/o Franklin Duncan & Senna Wolfe]
unknown unmarked
WILSON, Lela V. Hampton 12 Feb 1890 8 Aug 1938 w/o Kemper C. Wilson [d/o John Jasper Hampton & Mary Jane Duncan]
HAMPTON, Rufus A. 24 Aug 1880 15 Sep 1950 [Rufus Arthur, s/o John Jasper Hampton & Mary Jane Duncan]
HAMPTON, Tyre G. 7 Nov 1892 3 Aug 1948 Virginia Pvt. 347 MG BN 91 Division World War I; [Tyre Glenn, s/o John Jasper Hampton & Mary Jane Duncan]