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Roland Cemetery

Marion, Smyth County, Virginia

Date of Survey: Oct. 22, 1978
Surveyed by: Renie Hoover Helton
Number of Graves Identified: 55
Date of Earliest Identified Burial: 1884

Roland Cemetery, Smyth County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Bray, Charles Robert May 21, 1904 Dec. 4, 1961  
Bray, Oma Blevins 1909    
Bray, infant Nov. 23, 1950 Nov. 23, 1950  
Burchett, Vance Mar. 24, 1917 Mar. 24, 1917 s/o G.W. & E.
Burchett, Blanche Mar. 24, 1917 Mar. 24, 1917 d/o G.W. & E.
Byrd, John Feb. 25, 1883 Jan. 21, 1973  
Byrd, Ellen Dunford 1874 1955  
Canoy, Riley 1902 Oct. 20, 1906  
Dunnaman, Lizzie J. Apr. 10, 1906 June 2, 1907  
Gillespie, child 1903 July 13, 1907 c/o Joe
Gullion, William Jan. 2, 1830 Feb. 11, 1908 Civil War
Gullion, Mary Jan. 1, 1828 Sep. 25, 1911  
Gullion, Mrs. Whale   Jan. 23, 1906 1st w/o Whale
Harrison, Daryl H.      
Harrison, Cora Lee Roland 1889 1967  
Harrison, James G. Aug. 29, 1914 Sep. 26, 1914 s/o D.H. & Cora
Hall, Virginia Elizabeth Aug. 7, 1916 Oct. 30, 1916 d/o E. & V.
Hall, infant Jan. 1906 Sep. 2, 1906 c/o Harry
Jones, Ethel 1914 Aug. 11, 1916 d/o G. & O.
Jones, James Hanks June 23, 1897 Dec. 27, 1915 s/o L.F. & M.C.
Jones, T.F. Dec. 20, 1907 Jan. 3, 1908  
Jones, Stuart Conley      
Morris, infant Dec. 13, 1899 Jan. 2, 1900  
Mosley, Louise 1930 1932  
Null, infant Sep. 28, 1939 Sep. 28, 1939 s/o Archie & Florence
Powell, Gorden May 7, 1886 May 7, 1886 s/o James
Roland, George Thomas Sep. 15, 1889 Mar. 10, 1954 World War I
Roland, Emeline      
Roland, Margaret 1821 Mar. 4, 1884 w/o Thomas
Russell, Jesse Franklin Mar. 10, 1905 June 19, 1958  
Russell, Toney Keith Feb. 2, 1908 July 4, 1966  
Russell, Beulah E. Harrison Oct. 9, 1912 July 20, 1957 w/o T.K.
Russell, Georgia A. Wymer Oct. 26, 1883 Mar. 1, 1953  
Russell, infant Aug. 13, 1901 Aug. 19, 1901 s/o Peter
Sayers, infant June 24, 1912 July 4, 1912 s/o E. & J.R.
Tilson, Emanuel T. 1903    
Tilson, Etta Mae Null 1894 1954  
Tilson, Gus     Spanish-American War
Tilson, Dallas Edward Nov. 20, 1943 Feb. 20, 1944  
Tilson, Esther Irene May 12, 1935 Jan. 7, 1938  
Tilson, Pollie Gullion June 6, 1870 June 13, 1953  
Tilson, Floyd Feb. 10, 1859 Dec. 29, 1927  
Tilson, Liza Gullion     d/o Pollie
Tilson, John Ross Oct. 6, 1880 Sep. 19, 1970  
Tilson, Winnie DeBord May 6, 1892 Feb. 9, 1936  
Tilson, William Richard Nov. 25, 1913 Dec. 28, 1927  
Tilson, Zebulon Vance Mar. 29, 1927 Jan. 12, 1928  
Tilson, Lula Null     1st w/o John Ross
Tilson, infant Feb. 8, 1936 Feb. 8, 1936 s/o J.R. & W.D.
Tilson, Mary Ann Sep. 14, 1912 Mar. 9, 1913 d/o J.R. & W.D.
Ward, Elizabeth Dec. 22, 1915 Dec. 22, 1915 d/o J. & N.C.
Watson, John Jan. 8, 1869 Aug. 8, 1908  
Watson, Mrs. J.T. 1873 Aug. 13, 1908  
Wymer, William Richard June 20, 1910 May 22, 1976 World War II
Wymer, Roy Aug. 22, 1917 Aug. 22, 1917 s/o L.S. & M.V.