John Wells Cemetery

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John Wells Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Volney

Directions: This cemetery is north of Highlands Parkway (US 58) about 0.4 mile west of junction with Troutdale Hwy (SR 16). Take the private driveway on the north (right) just after crossing Big Wilson Creek.

GPS Coordinates: N36.62310 W81.39359

Surveyed by: Minnie Hall

Comments: Cemetery is not visible from the road.

John Wells Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
WELLS, John 22 Nov 1773 6 Jul 1845 [s/o Moses Wells]
WELLS, Rhoda 19 Mar 1788 27 Aug 1863 [d/o David and Sarah Greer Pugh; w/o John Wells]
WELLS, Hazy M. 14 Mar 1817 17 Nov 1863 [d/o John and Rhoda Pugh Wells]
WELLS, Allen P. 5 Jun 1821 4 Apr 1877 [s/o John and Rhoda Pugh Wells; h/o Jeston Young]
WELLS, Jeston 23 Aug 1831 3 Aug 1873 [d/o Fielden and Irena Phipps Young; w/o Allen P. Wells]
WELLS, James Hannon 10 Mar 1852 26 Aug 1852 [infant s/o Allen and Jeston Wells]
WELLS, Almeda 20 Jun 1853 11 Jul 1853 [infant d/o Allen and Jeston Wells]
WELLS, Rhoda Ellen 21 May 1854 14 Aug 1854 [infant d/o Allen and Jeston Wells]
WELLS, John Masten 17 Nov 1855 28 Dec 1855 [infant s/o Allen and Jeston Wells]
WELLS, Creed Franklin 8 Feb 1857 17 Jan 1859 [infant s/o Allen and Jeston Wells]
WELLS, Bradley T. Johnson __ Jan ____ age 4 mo 13 da; [infant s/o Allen and Jeston Wells]
WELLS, Nancy Fidelia 29 Dec 1866 26 Aug 1867 [d/o Allen and Jeston Wells]
WELLS, Winton 20 Aug 1871 13 Jan 1872 [infant s/o Allen and Jeston Wells]
WELLS, Alexander Haywood "Jeff" 5 Jan 1859 25 May 1925 [s/o Allen and Jeston Wells]
WELLS, Minerva Evaline 10 Dec 1861 Oct 1921 [d/o William P. and Mary Graybeal Hardin; w/o Alexander H. Wells]
WELLS, Clyde 6 Mar 1899 2 Nov 1902 [d/o Alexander H. and Minerva Hardin Wells]
WELLS, Stover Gale 1 May 1916 5 Jul 1917 [s/o James A. and Grace Mink Wells]
WELLS, Jacob J. 27 Apr 1915 9 May 1916 [s/o James A. and Grace Mink Wells]
PLUMMER, Nina 27 Mar 1917 __ Oct ____ [d/o Stephen and Jeston Wells Plummer]
PLUMMER, Gwyn 12 Sep 1924 14 Nov 1924 [s/o Stephen and Jeston Wells Plummer]
PLUMMER, Larry Joseph 22 Dec 1938 22 Dec 1938 [infant s/o Stephen and Jeston Wells Plummer]
PARSONS, Delmar 22 Dec 1919 [died young; s/o Jesse and Mary Wells Parsons]
SEBASTIAN, Jeston 13 Jan 1872 20 Aug 1872 [infant d/o Leander and Martha Wells Sebastian]
WELLS, Charles Arthur 29 Jan 1894 22 Mar 1899 [s/o George W. and Minnie Mink Wells]
WELLS, Menty Dell 17 Dec 1900 15 Feb 1901 [infant d/o George W. and Minnie Mink Wells]
WELLS, Clara Lee 12 Oct 1905 17 Feb 1907 [d/o Robert E.L. and Lily Pennington Wells]
WELLS, Leota [d/o Leonard and Ameerica Hash Hash; w/o Wiley Wells]
WELLS, Ruby - - [d/o Wiley and Leota Hash Wells]
BEAMAN, Joshua [ca 1815] [aft 1860] [no stone but known to be buried here; father of Mary Salina Beaman Sebastian]
DAVIS, Infant     [no stone but by tradition buried here; child of Myrtle Davis]
PUGH, Infant     [no stone but by tradition buried here; d/o William and Catherine Parsons Pugh]