Grayson County, Virginia Sheriffs 1793-2006

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Grayson County, Virginia Sheriffs 1793-2006

Grayson County, Virginia Sheriffs
DatesSheriffComments
1793-1794 Phillip Gaines Accused of fraud and removed from office
1806-1809 Greenberry G. McKenzie
1810-1811 Abram Jones
1812-1813 Matthew Dickey
1814-1815 William Bobbitt
1816-1817 John Fielder
1818-1819 Charles Nuckolls
1820-1821 William Vaughan
1822-1825 ?
1826 Shadrach Greer
1832 Jonathan Thomas
1833-1839 Jish Jennings
1840-1841 ?
1843 Jish Jennings
1844 ?
1845 ?
1846 ?
1847 ?
1848 ?
1849 Isom Cox
1850 ?
1851 A. Porter
1852 Shadrach and J. C. Greear
1853 J. D. Young
1854 ?
1855 ?
1856 Linville J. Perkins
1857 ?
1858 S. Thomas
1859 ?
1860 Stephen Thomas Failed to secure bond, not allowed to take office
1861 Robert P. Baker
1862 Peyton G. Hale
1863-1870?
1871 Samuel M. Fulton
1872-1877 ?
1878-1890 Isaac Cox Parsons He died after he had been shot, arresting someone in the line of duty. Gangrene set in.
1890-1891 ?
1892-1895 A. A. Bryant
1896-1903 J. K. Clark
1904-1907 Harvey L. Phipps
1908-1911 ?
1912-1919 H. A. Hoffman
1920-1927 A. S. Lawson
1928-1931 ?
1932-1933 Charlie C. McKnight Killed in the line of duty
1933-1935 R. L. Anderson
1936-1939 W. C. Ward
1940-1951 M. T. Wingate
1952-1959 Thomas P. Kirby
1960-1975 Raymond Price
1976-1996 Herbert L. McKnight
1997-2006 Jerry D. Wilson