Lt. George Reeves Cemetery

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Lt. George Reeves Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Southeast of Indepedence above the north side of the New River.

Directions: This cemetery is east of Old River Rd (Rt 700) about 0.25 mile south of the junction of Graystone Rd (SR 701). It lies in a pasture on a hill south of the road and is easily visible from the road.

GPS Coordinates: N36.57815 W81.10939

Surveyed by: 15 Mar 2004 by Rich and Ginger Ballard plus info from Paul Herdon's files from 1997

Comments: This is a fenced, gated, and well-maintained cemetery. It is unusual among Grayson cemeteries in that it is enclosed by concrete walls topped with stone. It seems likely that there are several unmarked graves in this cemetery as well as a few marked by rocks.

Lt. George Reeves Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
REEVES, John, Sr. 30 Dec 1785 9 Aug 1863 aged 77 yrs 7 mos 9 ds
REEVES, Pheby 12 Aug 1785 27 Jan 1863 aged 77 yrs 1 mo 15 ds; wife of John Reeves
BOND, Charles Reeves 29 Oct 1953 11 Jan 1954 [s/o Vance & Virginia Elizabeth Reeves Bond]
BOND, George Bryan 5 Feb 1963 7 May 1966  
Row 2
REEVES, George W. 17 Apr 1897 2 Apr 1957 double stone with next
REEVES, Pressie H. 25 Feb 1906 30 Mar 1973  
REEVES, George Preston 6 Jun 1933 14 Apr 1951 foot stone "G.P.R."
REEVES, John Bryan 15 Dec 1925 15 Nov 1987 PFC U.S. Army World War II
Row 3
REEVES, Preston B. 1852 1940 double stone with next
REEVES, Elizabeth Cox 1852 1935  
REEVES, John L. 30 Oct 1875 25 Oct 1938  
BOND, Charles Vance 29 May 1928 19 Nov 1993 Cpl U.S. Army Korea; [s/o Charles Wesley & Emma Dancey Bond]; double stone with next
BOND, Virginia Reeves 31 Mar 1929 31 Mar 1998 foot stone "VRB"
Row 4
REEVES, Infant 19 Sep 1892 19 Sep 1892 son of Preston B. & Elizabeth Reeves
REEVES, Posey Leland 7 Apr 1890 1 Oct 1890 son of Preston B. & Elizabeth Reeves; aged 5 mos 21 ds
REEVES, Emmet Cox 12 Jan 1884 7 Apr 1885 son of P.B. & Elizabeth Reeves
REEVES, Innie B. 1 May 1880 11 Dec 1881 daughter of Preston B. & Elizabeth Reeves; age 1 yr 7 mos 10 ds
REEVES, Beulah Preston 26 Jan 1894 22 Jul 1907 dau. of Preston B. & Elizabeth Reeves
HALE, Infant 15 Sep 1911 15 Sep 1911 daughter of June P. & Clyde Hale
Row 5
REEVES, George, Lt. 1735 1811 Bronze plaque, inscribed "Revolutionary Soldier; Placed by Appalachian Trail Chapter, D.A.R."; [exact location of grave is unknown.]
REEVES, John 13 Sep 1828 9 Sep 1854 age 25 yrs 11 ms 26 days
REEVES, John 14 Mar 1854 8 Oct 1856 son of J. & P. Reeves; aged 2 yrs 6 ms 24 d
REEVES, Jestin 10 Jun 1852 25 Oct 1856 aged 4 yrs 4 mo 15 ds; daughter of J. & P. Reeves
REEVES, Mary P. 14 Mar 1826 30 Aug 1907/1902 aged 81 yrs 5 mos 16 ds; wife of John Reeves; stone fallen