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Samuel Pugh Cemetery

aka Kiser Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

aka Gore Cemetery

Location: Volney

Directions: From the junction of Wilson Hwy (US 58) and Jefferson Hwy (SR 16) in Volney go 1.3 miles south on Jefferson Hwy then turn left onto an access lane. Then go 0.2 mile, upslope to the cemetery. The cemetery is not visible from the highway.

GPS Coordinates: N36.616099 W81.368661

Surveyed by: Jeff Weaver and Ginger Ballard 21 March 2003 with some info from Minnie Hall, Bette Nelson and Paul Herndon’s files

Comments: This cemetery is neat, well fenced, well maintained, and in current use. The oldest burial in this cemetery was made in 1859.

Samuel Pugh Cemetery
General View of the Samuel Pugh Cemetery

Samuel Pugh Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
BALL, J. Reece 20 Jul 1879 24 Aug 1948 [John Reece, s/o John Elbert and Lydia Hash Ball]
BALL, Emma L. 29 Jan 1886 7 Apr 1943 [Emma Lee, w/o John Reece Ball]
MABE, Ellen 26 Feb 1875 16 Jan 1952 [Cora Ellen]
MABE, Frank 1871 1934  
MABE, Lillie 5 Nov 1909 1 Nov 1917 d/o L. and Ellen Mabe
MABE, Patsy Ann 13 Oct 1955 21 Dec 1956 [d/o Kyle Mabe & Betty Jo Jones]
COX, Mary
MABE, Glenna Jo 4 Sep 1954 7 Nov 1954 [d/o Kyle & Eva Jones Mabe]; wooden marker
MABE, Bruce 23 Feb 1904 3 Nov 1945 [h/o Bertie Mabe Anderson]
ANDERSON, Bertie Mabe 1905 1974 [w/o Bruce Mabe]
Row 2
BALL, Ennis Mary 1866 1900 [w/o Fields M. Ball; d/o David and Mary J. Parsons]
GORE, Charles C. 28 Jan 1881 17 Oct 1887 [s/o John Morgan and Mary "Polly" Jane Young Gore]
SEBASTIAN, Reggie     [s/o Columbus and Dora Ellen Parsons Sebastian]
SEBASTIAN, Jennie 5 Sep 1862 27 Apr 1927  
SEBASTIAN, Columbus 26 Apr 1861 29 May 1932 [s/o Wesley & Mary Sebastian]
SEBASTIAN, Dora E. 21 Sep 1864 28 Aug 1900 [Dora Ellen, w/o Columbus Sebastian; d/o David L. and Mary J. Young Parsons]
ANDERSON, Edna Sebastian 1890 1932  
Row 3
MITCHELL, Ossie B. [22 Jul] 1896 [14 Dec] 1981 [d/o William J. & Cora Francis Shumate]; double stone with next
MITCHELL, Wiley W. 1881 1961  
MITCHELL, Eddy 1883 1887  
MITCHELL, Bruce 1884 1887  
MITCHELL, Mollie A. 1839 1915  
MITCHELL, Donald F. 1934 1935  
GORE, Mary "Granny" 1808 1908 [w/o Jackson Pierce Gore]
MITCHELL, Louis R. 23 Sep 1919 29 Jan 1994 SSgt U.S. Marine Corps World War II
RUTHERFORD, Virginia Mae 30 Apr 1917 17 Jan 2002 [d/o William Roy and Verna Kiser Rutherford]
RUTHERFORD, William Roy 15 Mar 1894 8 Aug 1975 [s/o Allen M. and Almeda Hartley Rutherford]; double stone with next
RUTHERFORD, Verna Kiser 14 Apr 1896 21 Aug 1990  
HARRISON, Ervin R. 14 Aug 1924   double stone with next
HARRISON, Hazel R. 10 Nov 1919 1 Oct 1966 [d/o William Roy and Verna Kiser Rutherford]
HARRISON, Infant 19 Aug 1949 19 Aug 1949 [Marjorie Anne], infant d/o Ervin and Hazel Harrison
Row 4
HAMM, Veona 22 Feb 1881 25 Feb 1881 d/o T.F. and S.F. Hamm
HAMM, Sarah F. 2/22 Jul 1846 11 Feb 1901 [Saraphina, d/o Herald and Hannah Ward Pugh; w/o Thomas F. Hamm]
unknown     marker for unknown
SEBASTIAN, Dwight 6 Sep 1908 11 Feb 1982/1909 [s/o Denton and Lettie Sebastian]
SEBASTIAN, Denton 24 Jan 1879 8 May 1932 h/o Lettie P. Sebastian
SEBASTIAN, Lettie 22 May/Mar 1879 10 Dec 1971 [d/o Mastin M. and Almarinda Young Pugh]; w/o Denton Sebastian
HALL, Pauline Sebastian 30 Jul 1912 12 Aug 1985 [d/o Denton and Lettie Sebastian]
Row 5
HALSEY, Drewery C. 1876 [7 Jul] 1957 [Drewery Cesero, s/o James W. and Elizabeth Bell Halsey]
HALSEY, Capitola Gore 3 Apr 1895 27 Nov 1949 [d/o James P. and Elizabeth M. Senter Gore; w/o Drewery Halsey]; Married 17 Jul 1926
GORE, James P. 6 Feb 1857 12/18 Apr 1928 h/o Betty M. Gore; [James Pierce]
GORE, Bettie M. 26 Aug 1860 18 Nov 1937 w/o James P. Gore; [Elizabeth Mahala]
GORE, Infant 11 Sep 1881 11 Sep 1881 d/o James P. and Bettie M. Gore
GORE, James T., Jr. 25 Jul 1888 14 Jan 1889 s/o James P. and Bettie M. Gore
GORE, Bertha 1 Sep 1878 4 Aug 1891 d/o James P. and Bettie M. Gore
BALL, Mabel 18 Dec 1904 24 Aug 1907 [Oka Mabel; d/o John Reece and Emma Ball]
BALL, Infant 16 Jan 1904 16 Jan 1904 s/o Mr. and Mrs J.R. Ball
GORE, Jane 1835 ca 1895 wooden marker; [Elizabeth Jane d/o Jackson Pierce and Mary "Granny" Gore]
GORE, Dowell 1869 1900 wooden marker; [s/o Julia Ann Gore]
GORE, John M. 16 Dec 1851 11 Oct 1900 [John Morgan, s/o William J. and Julia Ann Gore; m Mary Jane Young 20 Jun 1876]
RUTHERFORD, Linda J. 28 Aug 1947 20 Apr 1973 [d/o Neal D. and Nell Rutherford]
RUTHERFORD, Neal D. 20 Jul 1900 1 Jun 1979 [Neal Doe, s/o Allen M. and Almeda Hartley Rutherford]; double stone with next
RUTHERFORD, Nell C. 6 Feb 1914 9 Jul 1972 [nee Cooper]
RUTHERFORD, Lonnie 1 Feb 1899 7 Jun 1940 [s/o Allen M. and Almeda Hartley Rutherford]
RUTHERFORD, Jack Neal 14 Nov 1935 15 Apr 1995 [s/o Neal & Nell Cooper Rutherford]; double stone with next
RUTHERFORD, Carlene Sells 27 Nov 1945   married 17 Dec 1966; Children: Jack Allen and Jessie Nellinda
Row 6
SEBASTIAN, Eva Mink 22 Feb 1913 19 Oct 2008
MINK, William M. 30 Nov 1909 15 Apr 1983 "Bill"; Pvt U.S. Army World War II; [William Mastin, s/o Stephen Robert and Cynthia Alice Pugh Mink]
MINK, Katherine T. 19 Jun 1917   [nee Anderson]; double stone with next
MINK, M. Clay 6 Oct 1900 24 Jun 1982 [Muncey Clay, s/o Stephen Robert and Cynthia Alice Pugh Mink]
MINK, Nannie W. 24 Nov 1899 6 Apr 1976 double stone with next
MINK, Otha L. 20 Aug 1898 5 Jun 1988 [s/o Stephen Robert and Cynthia Alice Pugh Mink]
PLUMMER, Cynthia Ann [15 Mar] 1951 16 May] 1959 [gd/o Stephen Robert and Cynthia Alice Pugh Mink]
MINK, Stephen Robert 14 Feb 1879 23 Sep 1952 [s/o William H. and Amanda M. Perkins Mink]; double stone with next
MINK, Cynthia Alice 14 Mar 1877 6 Nov 1925 [d/o Mastin M. and Almarinda Young Pugh; w/o Stephen Robert Mink]
MINK, Halbert Stephen 1 Jan 1905 28 Sep 1918 [s/o Stephen Robert and Cynthia Alice Mink]
MINK, Joseph Bayne 14 May 1902 10 May 1909 [s/o Stephen Robert and Cynthia Alice Mink]
KISER, A.C. 11 Nov 1858 9 Feb 1953 [Amanda Clementine, d/o Mastin M. and Almarinda Young Pugh; w/o M.W. Kiser]; double stone with next
KISER, M.W. 7 Oct 1843 29 Jul 1927 [Michael W.]; CSA veteran
KISLER, Estle L. 28 Mar 1892 17 Feb 1918
KISER, Ida May 24 Jan 1882 18 Sep 1896 d/o M.W. Kiser
PUGH, Elbert
PUGH, Mary H. 12 Mar 1857 27 Dec 1859 d/o Samuel B. Pugh; oldest marked grave in this cemetery
PUGH, Samuel 26 Jun 1792 9 Aug 1868 [s/o David and Sarah Pugh; h/o Nancy Wells; donated the land on which this cemetery now lies]
GREER, Bobby     [gs/o Samuel Pugh; probably s/o William B. & Leanzy Pugh Greer]
Row 7
PUGH, Mastin 30 Aug 1829 11 Sep 1896 1st Lt VA Infantry CSA; [Mastin M., s/o Samuel B. and Nancy Wells Pugh]
PUGH, Almarinda 11 Apr 1839 15 Nov 1914 [d/o Jessie and Marion McMillan Young; w/o Mastin Pugh]
PUGH, George 9 May 1873 2 Nov 1877 [s/o Mastin M. and Almarinda Young Pugh]
PUGH, Rosa L. 2 Jul 1881 2 Jan 1888 [d/o Mastin M. and Almarinda Young Pugh]
PUGH, Drucy E. 16 Sep 1860 16 Jun 1883 [d/o Mastin M. and Almarinda Young Pugh]
PUGH, Laura V. 9 Jul 1875 15 Nov 1895 [d/o Mastin M. and Almarinda Young Pugh]
PUGH, Clay L. 17 Nov 1868 9 Aug 1896 [s/o Mastin M. and Almarinda Young Pugh]
PUGH, J.R. 10 Nov 1870 27 Feb 1922 [Joseph R., s/o Mastin M. and Almarinda Young Pugh]
PUGH, Mintie A. Rutherford 1 Nov 1871 20 May 1946 [d/o James J. and Mary Standiford Rutherford; w/o Joseph R. Pugh]
RUTHERFORD, Rinda 6 Oct 1939 17 Dec 1939 d/o W.H. Rutherford
RUTHERFORD, W. Hurd 11 Nov 1911 24 May 1972  
PRATT, Golda 1911 2003 [d/o Stephen R. and Cynthia A. Pugh Mink; w/o W. Hurd Rutherford]
Row 8
KISER, Charlie C. 28 Sep 1888 4 Sep 1967 [Charlie Cleveland, s/o Michael W. & Amanda Clementine Pugh Kiser]; double stone with next
KISER, Mary Y. 14 Jan 1895 9 Sep 1976 [Mary Evaline, d/o Fielden Mack & Caroline Alice Jones Young]
Also buried here
MABE, child     [child of Colonel Mabe]

Samuel Pugh Cemetery
Cynthia A. Mink Pugh Grave Stone