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Gollehon Cemetery

Chestnut Ridge, Smyth County, Virginia

Survey by: Renie Hoover Helton
Date of Survey: April 18, 1993
Number of graves recorded: 27
Date of earliest burial:1879

Gollehon Cemetery, Smyth County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Aker, Gaylord C Feb 20, 1910 Mar. 27, 1982  
Aker, Leta J. Feb. 19, 1908 Mar. 3, 1986 w/o G. G. Aker
Fry, Dora M. Jan. 12, 1879 Aug. 22, 1879 d/o J. T. & R. A. Fry
Gollehon, George W. Feb. 10, 1851 Sep. 19, 1929  
Gollehon, Sarah Elizabeth Aug. 13, 1855 May 21, 1926  
Gollehon, Garland B. Aug. 2, 1896 Aug. 17, 1896 s/o G. W. & S. E. Gollehon
Gollehon, Willie A. Nov. 25, 1875 Aug. 2, 1896 d/o G.W. & S. E. Gollehon
Gollehon, H. Clinton Apr. 23, 1884 May 28, 1889 s/o G. W. & S. E. Gollehon
Gollehon, George Oct. 26, 1808 Jun 2, 1891  
Gollehon, Polly Sep. 12, 1809 Apr. 29, 1890 w/o George Gollehon
Gollehon, Orra L. Dec. 1, 1881 Aug. 10, 1896 d/o E. C. & D. C. Gollehon
Gollehon, David Campbell Dec 19, 1848 Apr.11, 1913 s/o George & Polly Gollehon
Gollehon, E. C. Sep. 23, 1848 Apr. 11, 1913  
Gollehon, Mary A. Nov. 25, 1842 Apr. 27, 1915 w/o J.C.
Gollehon, Joseph Mar. 22, 1846 Mar. 22, 1931 Co. A, 23rd Battn. VA Inf., C.S.A.
Gollehon, Mary Virginia 1934 1937  
Gollehon, Walter Lee 1879 1956  
Gollehon, Infant Dec. 6, 1897 Dec. 17, 1897 d/o W. C. & M. V. Gollehon
Gollehon, James C. Feb. 7, 1898 July 26, 1898 s/o W. C. & M. V. Gollehon
Gollahon, [sic] Virginia Belle Mar. 22, 1876 May 17, 1895 d/o J. C. & M. A. Gollehon
Heath, Thomas R. May 11, 1932 May 17, 1932  
Hopkins, Ervin Eugene June 14, 1942 June 14, 1942 s/o James P. & Velva Hopkins
Love, Rosa A. Jan. 8, ____ Nov. 8, 1886 d/o E. R. & S. A. Love
Leonard, Infant 1914 1914 d/o Ballard & Flora Leonard
Leonard, Flora   1915 Age 23, w/o Ballard Leonard
Leonard, Infant Aug. 13, 1915 Aug. 13, 1915 d/o Ballard & Flora Leonard
Hale, Infant Nov. 17, 1913 Nov. 17, 1913 s/o W. T. Hale & Gracie Gollehon