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Whitaker Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Baywood Area

Directions: Take Old Baywood Road (Rt. 626) southwest from Baywood. Turn south onto Knoll Ridge Lane. The cemetery is located in a wooded area a short distance from the end of the road. There are no landmarks to use as reference points.

GPS Coordinates: N36.59322 W81.02438

Surveyed by: Buford C. Wilson; updated 13 May 2008

Comments: The cemetery is fenced and is overgrown with periwinkle and sumac bushes.

Whitaker Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
WHITAKER, Robert H. 5 Aug 1862 7 Jul 1928
WHITAKER, Sallie M. 23 May 1870 18 Apr 1940 shared stone with above; [d/o Thomas Jefferson & Frances N. Austin ; w/o Robert H. Whitaker]
AUSTIN, Thomas Jefferson 1843 1911 [Casket was purchased 4 Dec 1911]
AUSTIN, Frances N. 1846 1919 shared stone with above; [w/o Thomas Jefferson Austin. Casket was purchased 25 Feb 1919]
WHITAKER, Fannie Ala [22 Feb 1893] [17 Nov 1984] no marker; [d/o Robert H. Whitaker & Sallie M. Austin]