Rector Family Cemetery

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Rector Family Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Delhart

Directions: From the junction of Delhart Rd (Rt 624) and Grouse Hollow Ln (Rt 615) go 1.0 mile west on Grouse Hollow Ln to its end. Continue west on private road approximately 0.1 mile to cemetery on knoll.

GPS Coordinates: N36.569802 W81.004203

Surveyed by: Surveyed by Pat Davis ca 1990, Paul Herndon 1995, Rodney Johnson 2008

Comments: Cemetery is not visible from Grouse Hollow Ln but is visible from private extension, on old Mont Rector homeplace. The cemetery is in very poor condition, stones stacked and strewed about. The cemetery is untended and in danger of becoming lost. There are 23 identified graves, the earliest of which dates from 1858.

Rector Family Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
RECTOR, Bennett 30 Dec 1832/1833 9 Apr 1909 [s/o James S. and Ruth Swindall Rector]; double stone with next
RECTOR, Serphina 10 Feb 1842 15 Jan 1924 [d/o John T., Jr. and Lelia(Celia?) Rainey Collins; w/o Bennett Rector]
RECTOR, Alexander Chapman 2 Dec 1860 27 Nov 1939 ["Chap"; s/o Bennett and Serphina Collins Rector]; double stone with next
RECTOR, Rosamond 2 May 1858 27 Oct 1920 ["Rausa"; d/o Haywood and Lucinda Carr Edwards; 1st w/o Alexander Chapman Rector]
WILSON, Della 25 Jun 1865 25 Feb 1938 [d/o Bennett and Serphina Collins Rector]
WILSON, William N. 1863 1922 ["Billy"; s/o Riley and Elizabeth Hampton Wilson; h/o Della Rector Wilson]
RECTOR, John Mitchell 14 Apr 1870 9 Feb 1951 [s/o Bennett and Lucy Emma Todd Rector]; double stone with next
RECTOR, Lucy Emma 16 Jan 1874 7 Feb 1951 [d/o Andrew Jackson and Leannah Rector Todd; w/o John Mitchell Rector]
RECTOR, Rosamond 1837 1858 [d/o John T., Jr and Lelia (Celia?) Rainey Collins; w/o James Columbus Rector]
RECTOR, Mahlon F. 9 Jul 1856 1871 [Mahlon Floyd, s/o James Columbus and Rosamond Collins Rector]
Stacked stones
COLLINS, John Mar 1808 15 May 1871
COLLINS, Celia 24 Jul 1811 w/o John Collins
COLLINS, Margee 9 ___ 1874 age about 3 years, d/o W.G. & E.F. Collins
COLLINS, Callie 22 May 1877 age about 16 months, d/o W.G. & E.F. Collins
COLLINS, Mary E. 1 Jun 1873 age about 3 years, d/o W.G. & E.F. Collins
WOODRUFF, Emory G. 10 Dec 1876 31 Aug 1880 s/o W.A. & M. Woodruff
Believed to be buried here
RECTOR, Clayton 3 Jan 1883 24 Jun 1897 [s/o Alexander and Rose Edwards Rector]
RECTOR, Anna     [d/o Alexander and Rose Edwards Rector]
RECTOR, Infant     [child of Alexander and Rose Edwards Rector]
RECTOR, James Leon 26 Jun 1893 16 Jun 1922 [s/o John Mitchell and Lucy (Emma) Todd Rector]
RECTOR, Celia Ruth 5 Apr 1902 23 Aug 1906 [d/o John Mitchell and Lucy (Emma) Todd Rector]
RECTOR, Jane 1858 1880