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Riverbend Cemetery

Adwolfe, Smyth County, Virginia

Survey by: Renie Hoover Helton
Date of Survey: August 29, 1992
Number of graves recorded: 39
Date of earliest burial:1794

Riverbend Cemetery, Smyth County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Britton, Refus Howard Sep. 29, 1906 Nov. 18, 1974 h/o M. B. Britton
Britton, William N. 1860 1927  
Britton, Laura Maiden 1867 1950  
Britton, James Branch Mar. 8, 1942 Jun. 27, 1942  
Britton, Julius Alvin, Jr. Apr. 17, 1945 Apr. 17, 1945  
Cassell, Sophronia G. Dec. 19, 1836 Aug. 12, 1911  
Cassell, Rufus R. Feb. 22, 1841 July 31, 1911  
Clark, Linda Earnest May 5, 1948 July 7, 1974  
Denton, David 1767 Mar. 2, 1845  
Denton, Abigail   July 18, 1865 Aged 82 years
Earnest, James Paul Feb,.19, 1922 May 4, 1986  
Hart, Victor S. Sep. 20, 1893 Nov. 2, 1973  
Hart, V. S., Jr. Oct. 17, 1921 Oct. 17, 1921  
Johnson, Gregory Alvin Jun 12, 1961 Jun. 12, 1961 S/o G. & M. E. Johnson
Maiden, Billy Wayne 1943 1992  
Maiden, Virgil Earnest Sep. 9, 1894 Sep. 21, 1974 World War I; S/o J. T. Maiden & Sarah Slemp
Maiden, Mae Hart Aug. 10, 1906 July 9, 1988  
Maiden, Lewis Gayle Dec. 30, 1951 Nov. 2, 1956 s/o Virgil & M. Maiden
Maiden, Dorothy L. Nov. 6, 1937 Nov. 12, 1937  
Maiden, Mary A Aug. 28, 1828 May 22, 1888  
Maiden, James F. Feb. 21, 1823 Nov. 24, 1903  
Maiden, Samuel Edward July 6, 1891 May 13, 1892 s/o J. F. & S. E. Maiden
Maiden, Lucy Jane Jan. 25, 1860 Feb. 27, 1883  
Maiden, George Carson Feb. 20, 1853 Feb. 14, 1862  
Maiden, Susannah Landis Nov. 1, 1857 Nov. 28, 1859  
Moore, Mary E. Oct. 21, 1917 Oct. 21, 1917  
Moore, Virgil O. Nov. 17, 1920 Nov. 17, 1920  
Moore, John J. Jun. 30, 1924 Jun. 30, 1924  
Moore, Henry Lewis Oct. 24, 1918 Dec. 31, 1950  
Moore, Mary Maiden Oct. 14, 1896 Feb. 27, 1893  
Perkins, Lewis Lee "Butch" May 27, 1942 Nov. 2, 1978  
Perkins, Laura Alice Sebastian July 28, 1904 Jan. 28, 1955 s/o Wright Sebastian & Cordelia Rash
Perkins, Wright S. May 21, 1902 July 12, 1983  
Perkins, Janet Lynn Feb. 20, 1951 Feb. 22, 1951 d/o Archie R. Perkins & Ruth Nelson
Roberts, Infant Son Nov. 26, 1916 Nov. 26, 1916 s/o Thomas Roberts & ____ Rosenbaum
Sherwood, W. Frank Oct. 19, 1857 Mar. 20, 1930  
Sherwood, Almeda C. Lundy Jan. 23, 1874 Jan. 18, 1963 d/o Sam Lundy & Elizabeth Dean
Stirling, Sarah F. Maiden Feb. 9, 1849 Aug. 4, 1880  
Wolsey, Rev. T. W.     "A Pioneer Baptist minister, died 1794."