Shelton Family Cemetery

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Shelton Family Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Little Wilson

Directions: The Shelton Cemetery is about a mile off Low Gap Road (Rt 740) near where Low Gap Road intersects Little Wilson Road (Rt 738). This cemetery is accessible only by walking or some off-road type vehicle.

GPS Coordinates: N36.6489 W81.4358

Surveyed by: Violet Shelton Carter, Jeff Weaver

Comments: There are 10 graves in this cemetery, none marked with engraved stones. By tradition this cemetery was a Shelton family cemetery, most or all of whom died ca. 1895.

Shelton Family Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
SHELTON, Nathan 21 Nov 1835 21 Mar 1890 stone standing in 2000
unknowns     nine additional unmarked graves