Joe Roberts Cemetery

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Joe Roberts Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Roberts Cove

Directions: This cemetery is east side of Blue Spring Rd (Rt 672) east of Middle Fox Creek. Access the cemetery by parking near Lee Branch and walking up (east) the old road along the branch. The cemetery is on a hill to the right of this old road.

GPS Coordinates: N36.709758 W81.3062289

Surveyed by: Scott Trent and Rich and Ginger Ballard 19 March 2004

Comments: Markers in this cemetery were under a fallen tree in 2004. At that time it would have been difficult to find the cemetery without a GPS unit.Additional information on unmarked graves was provided by Roger Allison and is based on the Bible of Ida Roberts Wright, d/o Joe and Sarah Roberts.

Joe Roberts Cemetery
General View of the Joe Roberts Cemetery

Joe Roberts Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1--unmarked graves
Row 2--covered by fallen tree
ROBERTS, Lizzie J. [10 Dec 1876] [17 Jul 1892] "LJR" footstone only marker found in 2004; [Eliza Jane, d/o Joseph F. & Sarah Livesay Roberts]
Row 3
unknown      
unknown     unmarked grave
ROBERTS, Joseph F. 20 Oct 1833 14 Jun 1911 [s/o James and Rachel Fields Roberts; h/o Sarah Livesay]
unknown     unmarked grave
ROBERTS, Timothy Fred 30 Oct 1906 1 Oct 1911 [s/o W. Timothy & Nellie J. Ward Roberts; gs/o Joseph F and Sarah Livesay Roberts and Floyd and Eliza Ward]
ROBERTS, Liza Hazel 24 Feb 1900 5 Apr 1909 [d/o W. Timothy & Nellie J. Ward Roberts; gd/o Joseph F. and Sarah Livesay Roberts and Floyd and Eliza Ward]
Known to be buried here
ROBERTS, Sarah "Sallie" Livesay [20 Sep 1838] [24 Jul 1915] [w/o Joseph F. Roberts; d/o James and Matilda Byrd Livesay]; unmarked grave
ROBERTS, Infant [15 Apr 1862] [19 Apr 1862] [infant d/o Joseph F. & Sarah Livesay Roberts]; unmarked grave
ROBERTS, James Alexander [16 May 1858] [10 Jun 1864] [s/o Joseph F. & Sarah Livesay Roberts]; unmarked grave
ROBERTS, James [1805] [1865] [s/o William & Mary Elizabeth Davis Roberts]; unmarked grave
ROBERTS, Rachel Fields [10 Mar 1807] [25 May 1898] [d/o Joseph & Margaret Hash Fields; w/o James Roberts]; unmarked grave
ROBERTS, children [small children of James & Rachel Fields Roberts]