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Hays Cemetery

Chatham Hill, Smyth County, Virginia

Surveyed by: Eugene Hoover
Date of Survey: April 29, 1978
Number of Graves Identified: 22
Date of Earliest Identified Burial: 1825

Hays Cemetery, Smyth County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Burgess, Infant      
Buchanan, Willie R. Apr. 10, 1878 Sep. 24, 1881  
Burkett, Robert D. July 17, 1892 Aug. 9, 1892 s/o J. M. & Laura Burkett
Davis, Mary E. Hays Aug. 20, 1843 Dec. 28, 1875 w/o W. M. Davis
Davis, Ellen 1827 Jan. 28, 1916  
Hays, James 1785 1854  
Hays, Susannah Hayter 1790 1825 w/o James Hays
Hays, Jane Shannon Hudson July 8, 1820 Oct. 31, 1890 w/o Calvin Hays; Married Sep. 14, 1840
Hays, Calvin M. Jun. 16, 1812 Mar. 20, 1873  
Hays, George M. July 29, 1845 1903  
Hays, Laura N. Huffard July 27, 1855 1919  
Hays, Robert James Jan. 16, 1885 Nov. 11, 1969  
Hays, Mary Kegley Aug. 22, 1889   w/o Robert James Hays
Hayes, William Jackson Dec. 22, 1886 July 10, 1965  
Thompson, James C. Oct. 9, 1839 Nov. 28, 1893 Civil War Veteran
Thompson, Mary V. Umbarger May 15, 1838 May 17, 1913 w/o James C. Thompson
Umbarger, James R. Dec. 1802 Dec. 1859  
Umbarger, Eliza Hays Sep. 16, 1810 May 16, 1878 w/o James R. Umbarger; married 1840
Umbarger, James R., Jr. Jun. 22, 1840 Aug. 18, 1875  
Umbarger, Christina Carolina Goodman Sep. 22, 1850 Jun. 21, 1891  
Umbarger, Susa A. July 2, 1874 Apr. 26, 1875 d/o J. R. & C. C. Umbarger
Umbarger, Susan E. Apr. 1, 1833 July 11, 1915