Ring Family Cemetery

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Ring Family Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Spring Valley area

Directions: From the junction of Scenic Rd (SR 94) and Short Rd (Rt 816) go west 0.15 mile on Short Road to Turkey Knob Rd (Rt 649). Then go south 1.5 miles on Turkey Knob Rd. The cemetery is on the left side of the road on a hilltop about 200 ft. from the road. It is visible from the road.

GPS Coordinates: N36.68757 W81.03514

Surveyed by: anonymous; updated by Buford C. Wilson on 6 May 2008.

Comments: The cemetery is surrounded by an iron fence and is very well maintained. Some info is from Bette Nelson and Paul Herndson’s files.

Ring Family Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
ANDERSON, Edith Ring 28 Mar 1922 19 Mar 2006  
RING, David J. 17 Jun 1871 11 Dec 1899 [David Johnson, s/o Henry Martin and Nancy Phillips Ring]
RING, Oscar A. 19 Nov 1898 1 Mar 1899 [s/o Jefferson Alexander & Margaret A. Smith Ring]
RING, Eleanor 24 Feb 1847 8 May 1914 [d/o Thomas Mallory & Polly Byrd; 2nd w/o Henry Martin Ring]
RING, H.M. 10 Feb 1847 22 May 1920 [Henry Martin, s/o Peyton & Cynthia Ann Carico Ring]
RING, Nancy T. 10 Mar 1843 1 May 1894 51 yrs 1 mo 21 days; [Tassy Phillips; 1st w/o Henry Martin Ring]
unknown field stone
Row 2
RING, Joel Darren 28 Oct 1967 2 Oct 2006
KEESLING, Mildred J. 29 Jul 1941 17 Aug 1996
RING, Albert J. 12 Jun 1915 1 Aug 1984 [Albert Joshua, s/o George A. & Effie Long Ring]
RING, Effie A. 29 Apr 1889 24 Feb 1980 [Effie Alice, d/o Emory Long; w/o George A. Ring]
RING, George A. 15 Apr 1890 29 May 1970 [George Alexander, s/o William P. & Mollie Roseberry Ring]
BLEVINS, Arlene 5 Oct 1944 18 Aug 2002
RING, Mollie B. 10 Oct 1868 8 May 1906 [d/o George Roseberry; w/o William P. Ring]
RING, Willie E. 3 Dec 1893 28 Feb 1894 [s/o William P. & Mollie B. Roseberry Ring]
RING, William P. 16 Feb 1869 17 Oct 1893 [s/o Henry M. & Nancy Phillips Ring]
unknowns two field stones
Row 3
BLEVINS, twins 1962 1962 [dau & s/o Dennis & Sheila Arlene Anderson Blevins]; funeral home marker
ANDERSON, Baby boy 1946 1946 [s/o Lowell Curtis & Georgia Edith Ring Anderson]; funeral home marker
Row 4
RING, Cynthia A. Carico 20 Apr 1824 27 Mar 1906 [w/o Peyton Ring; d/o Simeon & Rebecca Hanks Carico]
RING, Peyton 14 Jan 1828 13 Jul 1884 [Peyton Paxton, s/o Henry Ring & Rachel Wright]
RING, Nancy E. 9 Feb 1850 12 Dec 1882 [d/o Peyton and Cynthia Ring]
RING, Archibald J. 5 Mar 1867 25 Mar 1867 [s/o Peyton and Cynthia Ring]
unknown field stone
Row 5
JACKSON, Jessie Peach [26 Aug] 1956 [7 Apr] 2007 funeral home marker
RING, J. Alexander 31 Jan 1853 22 Jun 1892 39 yrs 4 mos 22 days; [Jeferson Alexander, s/o Peyton Ring & Cynthia Ann Carico; h/o Margaret A. Smith]
RING, Infant 10 Mar 1886 10 Mar 1886 [s/o Jefferson Alexander & Margaret A. Smith Ring]
unknown     "J.A.R."; This appears to be the footstone for Jefferson Alexander Ring used to mark another grave.
RING, Charley M. 22 Sep 1883 31 Oct 1885 [s/o Jefferson Alexander & Margaret A. Smith Ring]
unknown     field stone with initials "N.E.B."; not found in most recent survey
[RING, Rachel Angeline] [31 Aug 1857]   [d/o Peyton & Cynthia Ann Carico Ring; died as a child]; no stone