Benjamin Phipps Family Cemetery

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Benjamin Phipps Family Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location:  Saddle Creek

Directions:  From the junction of Wilson Hwy (US Hwy 58) and Saddle Creek Rd (Rt 682), go north. 0.7 mile on Saddle Creek Rd, to dirt road on right (east) side of road. Then on dirt road, go approximately 400 feet to cemetery on right, situated approximately 200 feet off road.

GPS Coordinates:  N36.6333 W81.22694

Surveyed by:  Joe W. Phipps along with info from Ginger Ballard and info from Paul Herndon’s files.

Comments:  Cemetery visible from Saddle Creek Rd and is well fenced and tended

Benjamin and Jane Hash Phipps Gravestone
Benjamin and Jane Hash Phipps Gravestone
(Heather Sexton Photo)

Please note, that Benjamin's birth date on his stone is incorrect, all other records indicate that he was born in 1761.

Benjamin Phipps Family Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
BRYANT, Rosamond L. 6 Jan 1853 11 May 1863 (Dates also reported as 05 Oct 1853 - 14 Jul 1963)
BRYANT, Infant   21 Nov 1887 "13 days"; "Infant "s/o J. K. and Etta Bryant"; (Joseph Kenneth and Etta Alice Phipps Bryant)
BRYANT, Stephen Lester 23 Dec 1889 4 Jul 1891 "S/o J. K. and Etta Bryant"; (Joseph Kenneth and Etta Alice Phipps Bryant)
BRYANT, Etta Alice 23 Apr 1860 21 Dec 1908 "Ettie"; Nee Phipps; W/o Joseph Kenneth Bryant; Children: Rose, Nannie C., Stephen Lester and Rosamond L.
BRYANT, J[oseph] K[enneth] 14 Apr 1851 2 May 1931  
PHIPPS, Benjamin 1732 3 May 1838 "Father, A Rev. soldier, born 1732 - died May 3 1838, age 106"; Footstone "B.P." According to other sources, he was 74 years old, not 106 years old; so his birth year was 1762. He did serve in the Rev. War, in its latter years; His pension application supports the 1762 date. double stone with next
PHIPPS, [Jane] Jennie 1769 1848 "Mother, Jennie, wife of Benjamin Phipps"; Nee Hash; age 79; Children: William, Samuel, John, James, Thomas, Joseph, Benjamin, Cornelia and Jane.
PHIPPS, Joseph, Capt. 1 Jan 1786 23/26 Jul 1848 "Father"; War of 1812, Captain
PHIPPS, Nancy Jane 1795 2 Jan 1867 Nee Hash or McMillan; W/o Capt. Joseph Phipps; Children: Irene, Larkin, Gincy, Alexander, Emily, Peggy, John, Marion, Jane Drucilla Joseph Alexander and Nancy.
BRYANT, Mazy 26 Mar 1828 29 Jan 1919 (Marion); W/o Stephen Bryant
GRAHAM, Nannie C. 25 Mar 1849 2 Sep 1910 Nee Bryant; W/o Wallace Graham
FULTON, Rose 1878 1937 Nee Bryant; W/o Robert Fulton
BRYANT, Robert C. 1870 1938  
WARD, Charity [27 Feb 1809] 3 Apr 1861 D/o John and Elizabeth Pennington Barton; W/o Stephen Ward; M1 Larkin Phipps
WARD, Stephen 19 Dec 1807 5 Jun 1885 S/o Stephen and Abigail Osborne Ward; Second husband of Charity Barton
PHIPPS, Joseph A[lexander] 10 Jan 1826/1836 5 Dec 1896 "Aged 60 yrs. 10 mo. 25 ds"; (Joe)
PHIPPS, Cynthia Elizabeth 24 Jul 1838 5 Mar 1907 Nee Bourne; W/o Joseph Alexander Phipps; Children: Ettie Alice, John M, Fields Mc, Franklin Con and Della Celene
PHIPPS, Feals Mc. 9 Feb 1863/1868 29 Jan/Nov 1887 (Fields); S/o Joseph Alexander and Cynthia Elizabeth Bourne Phipps; Died from pneumonia while away at college.
PHIPPS, Franklin Con 1 Jul 1870 28 Nov 1920 double stone with next
PHIPPS, Leota 23 Aug 1875 12 Nov 1971 D/o A.C. and Margaret Pierce Ross; Children: Hazel Irene, Ada Evangeline, Cynthia Celene and Marguerite Elizabeth
WARD,     Two children of David and Minerva Ward are in unmarked graves.