James C. A. Perkins

Grayson Cemeteries

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James C. A. Perkins Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Mill Creek

Directions: This cemetery is on a small knoll behind and to the right of the property at 3940 Highlands Parkway (US 58) It is about 0.25 mile east of Low Gap Rd (Rt 740) and north of Highlands Pky.

GPS Coordinates: N36.626766 W81.438250

Surveyed by: Jeff Weaver

Comments: This cemetery is not fenced and every stone in the cemetery had fallen over. It was not overgrown with brush, but could use considerable cleanup of fallen limbs, resetting the stones, and a fence to keep the cattle out. There are 12 graves in this cemetery, the earliest of which dates from 1888.

James C. A. Perkins Cemetery
General View of the James C. A. Perkins Cemetery

James C. A. Perkins Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
P____, Dela   Jul 1909 wife of A.P.; hand carved field stone; assumed to be Della Perkins.
Row 2
unknowns     four field stones
Row 3
unknown     field stone
PERKINS, Ida May 2 Dec 1883 12 Nov 1888  
PERKINS, Geter Victor 12 Feb 1886 15 Nov 1888  
PERKINS, James C.A. 9 Oct 1843 10 Aug 1888  
Row 4
unknown     field stone
YOUNG, Eva B. 2 Feb 1904 16 Feb 1904  
unknown     field stone