Bob Marsh Cemetery

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Bob Marsh Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Cox's Chapel

Directions: From Wilson Hwy (US 58) at Bridle Creek follow Cox's Chapel Road (Rt 601) south about 5 miles to the state line between Grayson and Allegheny Co, NC. The cemetery is to the west side of Cox's Chapel Road about 100 yards from the county line (in Grayson) and is marked by a hand-painted sign.

GPS Coordinates: N36.574100 W81.242530

Surveyed by: Rich and Ginger Ballard 28 Mar 2003

Comments: When this cemetery was surveyed by Joe W. Phipps several years ago it was in a stand of pines. Recently it has been cleared and fenced. Although Mr. Phipps found about 4 more field stones than we did, we were able to see some detail on a few of these field stones that he could not when the cemetery was overgrown.

Bob Marsh Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
unknowns     two field stones
MARSH, Robert Lee 22 Oct 1869 13 Dec 1950 [s/o ____ & Ellen Marsh]
MARSH, Martha J. 7 Sep 1860 6 Sep 1926 w/o Robert Lee Marsh; [d/o Rebecca Phipps]
Row 2
GILHAM, D.     hand-carved field stone
GILHAM, Emeline 6 Nov 1843 18 Mar 1876  
PHIPPS, Mary     hand-carved field stone
D____, Reb   6 Aug 1868 "Reb D."
unknowns     two field stones
Row 3
unknown     field stone
unknown     hand-carved field stone "R.J.D."
unknown 1851 9 Jan 1857 hand-carved field stone "S.D."
unknowns     two field stones
MARSH, Ellen J. 20 Feb 1838 8 Jul 1880