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Poole Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Near the Virginia/North Carolina state line.

Directions: The cemetery is on the east side of Rt. 615 (Savannah Road), 1.4 miles from its intersection with Rt. 613 (Edmonds Road).

GPS Coordinates: N36.571450 W80.961823

Surveyed by: Buford C. Wilson 5 May 2003; updated 1 Apr 2008

Comments: The cemetery is well fenced and maintained. A large monument at the entrance to the cemetery states “The Poole Cemetery, Est. 1825, Erected 1991” lists some of the burials.

Poole Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
BOONE, George W. 26 Jul 1878 12 Apr 1955 [George Washington, s/o Daniel & M. Boone]
BOONE, Lucinda Samantha Hoppers 3 Apr 1877 1 Apr 1935 w/o George Washington Boone; [d/o Jacob & P. Hoppers]
HIGGINS, Bobbie Dean 15 Jun 1936 11 Oct 1936 [s/o Bruce Higgins & Virgie Boone]
POOLE, Roger C. 13 Feb 1913 5 Dec 2002 [Roger Clinton, s/o Martin Elbert Poole & Alice Idalia Lowe]
POOLE, Nita C. 10 Jun 1917 29 May 1998 shared stone with above; [Nita Cecil, d/o Albert Nathan Combs & Martha Alice Crawford; w/o Roger Clinton Poole]
POOLE, Jimmy C[linton] [29] Apr 1938 [03] Jul 1966 [s/o Roger Clinton Poole & Nita Cecil Combs]
Row 2
POOLE, Ida Lee 29 Apr 1917 29 Jul 1917 [d/o Martin Elbert Poole & Alice Idalia Lowe]
POOLE, Ida 15 Dec 1879 15 Jul 1917 2nd. w/o Martin Elbert Poole; [Alice Idalia, d/o Taylor & Sarah Lowe]
POOLE, M[artin] E., Elder 27 May 1859 14 May 1939 shared stone with Ida and Peggie; [Martin Elbert, s/o James Poole & Lucinda Frances Simcock]
POOLE, Peggie 9 Feb 1861 29 Sep 1892 1st. w/o Martin Elbert Poole; [Margaret, d/o Hampton & Zilphia Moore]
Row 3
BOTTOMLEY, Hattie Rachel 30 May 1904 3 Aug 1904 [d/o F.M. Bottomley & Margie Lucinda Poole]
BOTTOMLEY, Margie Lucinda Pool 22 Feb 1875 [29 Jun 1904] [d/o James Poole & Lucinda Frances Simcock]
POOLE, Lucinda F. 26 Nov 1833 15 Oct 1894 [Lucinda Frances, d/o John Kelly Simcock & Julia Ann Stoneman; w/o James Poole]
POOLE, Jas. M. 15 Jul 1861 11 Mar 1908? [s/o James Poole & Lucinda Frances Simcock]; stone is broken through death date
Row 4
DAVIS, Edna 11 Aug 1908 26 Nov 1921 [d/o James Luther Davis & Lolia Wright]
DAVIS, Wilma 13 Sep 1918 26 Jun 1919 [Wilma Elsie, d/o James Luther Davis & Lolia Wright]
DAVIS, James F[oster] 5 Jul 1912 5 Jun 1915 [s/o James Luther Davis & Lolia Wright]
DAVIS, Henry 20 Nov 1829 26 Jan 1911 Pvt Co G 63 VA Inf CSA and Co C 8th VA Calvary CSA; [s/o Josiah Davis & Frances Williams]
DAVIS, Bulah Jane 9 Jun 1832 15 Nov 1899 w/o Henry Davis; [d/o Joel Simcock & Sally Perry; census records show birth year to be 1842]
DAVIS, Fielden E. 28 Dec 1853 22 Sep 1954 [Fielden Elwood, s/o Henry Davis & Bulah Jane Simcock]
DAVIS, Jennie E. 25 Oct 1857 11 Jun 1931 shared stone with above; [Virginia Ellen, d/o Isaac Burcham & Hannah Larowe]
DAVIS, Margie L. 8 Mar 1885 25 Feb 1923 [Margie Lucinda, d/o Fielden Elwood Davis & Virginia Ellen Burcham]
DAVIS, Laura A. 4 Mar 1880 2 Apr 1957 [Laura Alberta, d/o Fielden Elwood Davis & Virginia Ellen Burcham]
Row 5
POOLE, Glenn E. Jan 1895 23 Sep 1916 [Glenn Elwood, s/o William Mitchell Poole & Mary Francis Davis; 1 Jan 1897 in Alleghany County NC Death Records]
POOLE, Mary Francis 2 Apr 1878 25 Apr 1909 w/o William Mitchell Poole; [d/o Fielden Elwood Davis & Virginia Ellen Burcham]
POOLE, Clara E. 20 Dec 1903 29 Aug 1905 [d/o William Mitchell Poole & Mary Francis Davis]
POOLE, Sophina 1830 22 Mar 1909
unknown field stone
Row 6
DAVIS, Luther 22 Sep 1887 10 Apr 1924 [James Luther, s/o Fielden Elwood Davis & Virginia Ellen Burcham]
DAVIS, Lolia 18 May 1890 13 Jun 1952 shared stone with above; [d/o John Wright & Eliza Payne]
On the right side of cemetery at the entrance
POOLE, Thelma L. 12 Oct 1920 14 Jun 2001 In memory of; Las Vegas, Nevada
POOLE, Michael Jay 24 Sep 1963 5 Feb 1997 In memory of; Las Vegas, Nevada