David M. Spencer Family Cemetery

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David M. Spencer Family Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Grassy Creek

Directions: From the junction of Grassy Creek Rd (Rt 725) and Brookgreen Rd (Rt 745) go 0.2 mile on Brookgreen Rd to cemetery on right side of road. The cemetery lies northwest approximately 250 yards on hillside.

GPS Coordinates: N36.584 W81.4166

Surveyed by: Tena L. Rhinehart-Allen in 1996

Comments: Cemetery was visible from road, not fenced and overrun with cattle grazing. Markers strewn and broken. Cemetery in imminent danger of becoming lost. Don Newberry was land owner in 1995.

David M. Spencer Family Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
unknown     field stone
Row 2
unknown     field stone
SPENCER, Calvin E. 28 Apr 1860 15 Jan 1894 [s/o William & Rebecca Graybeal Spencer]
Row 3
SPENCER, Lutitia 30 Jul 1850 1 Apr 1907 wife of David Spencer; age 56 yrs 8 mos 1 day; [d/o Mitchell Martin & Narcess Ballou Pugh]
SPENCER, David M. 23 Apr 1848 7 Feb 1929 [s/o William & Rebecca Graybeal Spencer]
SPENCER, Austin M.     Stone broken and severely weathered. Unsure if first given name is Dustin or Austin. Two additional foot stones lying about read, B.M.S and C.B.S. Probably, there are additional makers no longer here. May be able to locate by probing. "BMS" may be Byron M. Spencer b 1853 d 1880.
SPENCER, Birtie   18__ daughter of C. & Wilma Spencer; stone difficult to read