William Vaughan Cemetery

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William Vaughan Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Spring Valley

Directions: In Spring Valley on Liberty Hill Rd (Rt 777). From the junction of Spring Valley Rd (Rt 805) and Liberty Hill Rd drive about 0.4 mile north on Liberty Hill Rd. The cemetery is on west (left) side of road, across a creek and upslope approximately 400 ft.

GPS Coordinates: N36.736636 W81.069467

Surveyed by: Gus Grissom, Barbara Phipps on 19 May 2003 and earlier survey by Robert and Freda Vaught

Comments: The cemetery is fenced but run down. It is said to include graves of 5-8 Indians, who were killed when they came to raid. Rows 1 and 2 contain 4 field stones;

William Vaughan Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Inside chain link fence
VAUGHAN, William, Jr. 18 Nov 1760 22 Mar 1841 Virginia Pvt Webber's VA Co U.S. Revolutionary War; [s/o William & Mary Vaughan]
Inside the chain link fence and as part of a stone wall
VAUGHAN, Julia Ann 11 Jan 1820 19 Apr 1849 [d/o Stephen Rhudy; 1st w/o John Vaughan]
VAUGHAN, Matilda 7 Dec 1823 10 Mar 1870 [2nd w/o John Vaughan]
VAUGHAN, John 16 Sep 1816 17 Mar 1883 [s/o William Vaughan, Jr.]