Elijah Franklin Sexton Family Cemetery

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Elijah Franklin Sexton Family Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Mill Creek

Directions: From the junction of Highlands Pkwy (US Hwy 58) and Mill Creek Rd (Rt 742) go north 0.1 mile on Mill Creek Rd to a gap in pasture fence on left side of road. Then meander over this pasture to the lower side of the cemetery.

GPS Coordinates: N36.614541 W81.469747

Surveyed by: Arbadella Lynn Sexton Buwalda and Paul Herndon’s files.

Comments: The cemetery is fenced and tended but not visible from the road. Weaver Cemetery is visible from this cemetery. Eight field stones were piled up on a stump.

Elijah Franklin Sexton Family Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
SEXTON, Harry Ray 3 Nov 1916 11 Feb 1937 [s/o Troy and Martha Warren Sexton]
SEXTON, Paul T. 5 Mar 1901 29 Apr 1918 [s/o Troy and Martha Warren Sexton]
Row 2
SEXTON, Martha 18 Jun 1881 22 Sep 1950 [w/o Troy Sexton; nee Warren]; double stone with next
SEXTON, Troy S. 13 May 1877 16 Apr 1945 [Troy Steven, s/o E.F. and M.J. Sexton]
unknown      
SEXTON, M[atilda] J[ane] 13 May 1850 10 May 1924 double stone with next
SEXTON, E[lijah] F[ranklin] 29 Aug 1853/1854 12 May 1925
Row 3
SEXTON, Margaret Claudette 7 Nov 1941 25/26 Apr 1942 [d/o Dale and Wave Michaels Sexton]
SEXTON, Arbadella Marmidella [Jan 1936] [Jan 1936] [d/o Fred and Edna Richardson Sexton; gd/o Troy and Martha Warren Sexton]; wooden marker, no readable transcription
Row 4
EMERSON, Lucille Sexton 6 Jun 1923 15 Jul 1988 age 65; [d/o Troy and Martha Warren Sexton]; funeral home marker
EMERSON, Charles S. 4 Aug 1950 27 Apr 1951 [Charles Sydney, gs/o Sid and Lucille Sexton Emerson]