Isaac J. Parks Cemetery

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Isaac J. Parks Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Flatridge area

Directions: From Flatridge Rd (Rt 601) turn northeast onto Panther Creek Rd (Rt 675). At about one mile turn right on to Cornflower Rd (Rt 846). After about a mile turn left (north) onto Panther Creek Rd. There is a house on the right side of the road about half a mile from the intersection. The cemetery is on the hill behind and to the left of the house.

GPS Coordinates: N36.729538 W81.323281

Surveyed by: Rodney Johnson

Comments: This cemetery is fenced and maintained. In addition to the marked graves, there are at least seven more marked only by field stones.

Isaac J. Parks Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
HALL, Salathiel A. 23 Jul 1894 16 Oct 1853 [s/o Owen Melvin and Rosa Jane Parks Hall; obit info lists birth as 23 Jul 1893]; double stone with next
HALL, Bertha L. 18 Nov 1887 5 Sep 1960 [w/o Salathiel A. Hall; d/o David Whaley and Martha Victoria Parks Parks]
PARKS, Martha V. 2 Nov 1861 7 Apr 1915 [Martha Victoria "Vic"; w/o David Whaley Parks; d/o of Isaac Jackson and Zilpha Cole Parks]
PARKS, David W. 12 Apr 1859 26/28 Jan 1950 [David Whaley, s/o James M. and Nancy Delp Parks; h/o Martha Victoria Parks]
PARKS, Donna E.     [infant d/o David Whaley and Martha Victoria Parks Parks]
PARKS, Hallie E.     [infant d/o DavidWhaley and Martha Victoria Parks Parks]
PARKS, Albert R. [Sep 1893] [31 Aug 1894] [s/o David Whaley and Martha Victoria Parks Parks]
Row 2
unknowns     three graves marked with field stones
PARKS, Isaac J. [1826] [10 Feb 1911] Co C 63 VA Inf CSA; local preacher and farmer; Isaac Jackson, s/o John C. and Catherine Weavel Parks; h/o Zilpha Cole whose parents were Charles and Elizabeth Haga Cole; dates also reported as 26 May 1824 – 28 Nov 1910]
unknown     field stone
Row 3
unknowns     four field stones