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McBride Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: North of Riverside Road on Fulton Road

Directions: The cemetery is visible from Flatrock Rd (Rt 698) but there is no easy way to reach it. Travel south on Fulton Rd (Rt 691) 2.1 miles from its intersection with Pine Mountain Road (Rt 692). At a gate across the road from the driveway at 1024 Fulton Road travel west through the field, beside a large creek, until you reach a smaller creek. Cross this creek and continue up the hill to the cemetery.

GPS Coordinates: N36.64386 W81.09726

Surveyed by: Buford C. Wilson 3 Jan 2007, updated 12 May 2008

Comments: This cemetery is on a hill top in a pasture field. The cemetery has no fence and is in poor condition. Three markers have been set into a concrete slab, with a fourth name and dates inscribed in the concrete. Three other markers are piled against one of the two large cedar trees that are growing in the cemetery. It doesn’t seem possible to tell how many graves are here. There are some sunken spots and other places where woodchucks have dug out large holes.

McBride Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
McBRIDE, Julina 31 Jan 1896 age 46 years [w/o William Wiley McBride; d/o Alfred C. Hale & Elisabeth Jones]; this and following two markers are set in a concrete slab
McBRIDE, Scynthia 18 Mar 1814 8 Oct 1887 age 73 years; [d/o David Cox]
McBRIDE, Wyatt 18 Sep 1879 age 78 years
McBRIDE, Wiley 1849 1922 inscribed in the concrete; [s/o Wyatt & Cynthia McBride]
The next three markers are piled against a cedar tree. Two of them are broken, and there is a foot marker marked “Infant”
McBRIDE, Fred 3 Mar 1902 8 May 1902
McBRIDE, Amie Ruth 2 Dec 1908 14 Dec 1908 d/o W.D. & L.E. McBride
McBRIDE, Scynthia 18 Apr 1890 12 Sep 1892 d/o J[ohn] F[loyd] & S[ena] A[nn Cline] McBride