Elihu Watson Family Cemetery

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Elihu Watson Family Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: West of Troutdale

Directions: From Troutdale Hwy (SR 16) at the Smyth County line proceed west on Homestead Road (Rt 741) past the Comers Creek Baptist Church. The cemetery is on next rise on the left side of the road.

GPS Coordinates: N 36.708986 W81.486596

Surveyed by: December 2001 by Ginger Ballard.

Comments: Cemetery is visible from the road.

Elihu Watson Family Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
GOONEY, ____ 6 Jan 1805 2 Mar 1901 wife of M. Gooney; [probably Lucy Coney; m1 Thomas Watson, m2 Nicholas Coney; mother of Elihu Watson]
WATSON, Lucy E. 12 Nov 1900 18 Dec 1900 daughter of H.W. & Caroline Watson
HASE, Ila B. 7 Jun 1890 18 Jan 1892 daughter of Kember & P.V. Hase; [d/o Kimber Hays & P.V. Watson]
Row 2
WATSON, E[lihu] H., Rev. 10 Oct 1832 24 Feb 1917 born NC; [s/o Thomas & Lucy Coney Watson]
WATSON, Mary E. 6 Dec 1837 17 Feb 1892 wife of Rev. E.H. Watson
WATSON, Joshua S. 5 Nov 1862 15 Jan 1891 son of E.H. & M.E. Watson
WATSON, Martha A. 17 Jul 1866 8 Mar 1892 daughter of E.H. & M.E. Watson