William Kendricks Parks Cemetery

Grayson Cemeteries

New River Valley History:

New River History and Genealogy Discussion Group

For discussion of history and genealogy of the New River Valley of North Carolina and Virginia you are welcomed to join the New River History and Genealogy Discussion Group.

Click to join NRHG
Click to join NRHG

Welcome and we hope you join the discussions.

WhatsNew:

New River Notes — Complete

January 21, 2014

After about two years of work we have completed a major upgrade to New River Notes. On January 21, 2014 we switched in the last of the updated files and final page revisions.

In January 2013 we introduced the new site layout but because there were many pages left to do there was a big red Under Construction on the front page. A year later we've finished all of the pages that were on the original site. Construction is complete. We have a great looking site full of material to help you in your research and possibly entertain you.

We're not finished. A site like this can't just freeze in time. It must be maintained, .... Read More

New River Notes

January 6, 2013

New River Notes, a leading genealogy resource for the New River Valley of North Carolina and Virginia, launched its new look website today.

new river valley mapNew River Notes was originally launched in 1998 by Jeffrey C. Weaver providing New River Valley researchers with a new wealth of information and that tradition is continued today by the Grayson County, Virginia Heritage Foundation, Inc.

Welcome and we hope you enjoy our new look. For more information on the changes and plans see posts on the GCVHF Google+ Page.

William Kendrick Parks Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Flatridge

Directions: This cemetery is west of Chestnut Ridge Rd (Rt 676) about 1.8 mile southwest of the junction with Flatridge Rd (Rt. 601). It is west and across Chestnut Ridge Rd from Chestnut Ridge Church.

GPS Coordinates: N36.692905 W81.369713

Surveyed by: Rodney Johnson

Comments:

William Kendrick Parks Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
PARKS, William K. [15 Nov] 1872 [19 Jan] 1965 [William Kendrick, s/o David Fleming and Rosamond Ann Parks Parks]. Stone is a large piece of concrete, with the names and dates written in the concrete, apparently handmade; double stone with next
PARKS, Catherine 1884 1929 [Sally Catherine, d/o Sarah Ann Hawthorne (supposedly a Native American); w/o William Kendrick Parks]
PARKS, Ervin H. [3 Feb] 1906 1931 [Ervin Hicks, s/o Alexander Washington and Rosina Skelton Parks; gs/o David Fleming and Rosamond Ann Parks Parks]
HAWTHORNE, Sarah Ann 1861 1924 fairly new stone; [m/o Sally Catherine Hawthorne Parks]