Swinney Cemetery

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Swinney Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Spring Valley

Directions: The Swinney Cemetery is located on private property owned by the Landreth family in Spring Valley of Grayson County VA. This property is just north of Liberty Hill Rd and about 0.5 mile west of the junction of Liberty Hill Rd. with Taylor's Chapel Rd.

GPS Coordinates: N36.749024 W81.030256

Surveyed by: Ken Landreth in November 2004

Comments: The Swinney Family Cemetery has seven marked headstones and a number of smaller unmarked stones.

Swinney Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
SWINNEY, David 30 Jun 1820 27 Feb 1899 [youngest s/o James (1785-1861) and Elizabeth Byrd Swinney (1785-1830)]
SWINNEY, Mary 31 Aug 1817 10 Jan 1892 [nee Wright; w/o David Swinney]
SWINNEY, Fletcher 19 Apr 1859 8 Mar 1940 [James Fletcher, youngest s/o David and Mary Wright Swinney]
SWINNEY, Martha 5 Mar 1854 4 Nov 1943 [Martha Frances, d/o Riley & Sindy Moore; w/o James Fletcher Swinney]
MOORE, Ada Frances 15 Dec 1882 1 Mar 1946 [w/o Ira Clinton Swinney (1883-1972); d/o Weldon and Euphamy"Fammie" Vaughan Moore. Ira Clinton Swinney is buried in the Liberty Hill Cemetery.]
LYONS, Alfred M. 23 Dec 1862 29 Dec 1952 [s/o William S. (b 1815) and Sarah E. Barlett Lyons (b 1816)]
LYONS, Mary Jane 1 Mar 1862 6 Feb 1940 [youngest d/o David and Mary Wright Swinney; w/o Alfred Lyons]