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Anderson Cemetery, Buck Mountain

Grayson County, Virginia

Location:  On Buck Mountain on Buck Mountain Rd (Rt 679) between Old Bridle Creek Rd (Rt 601) and Comers Rock Rd (Rt 658).

Directions:  From Wilson Hwy (US 58) west of Independence go north 5.5 miles north Old Bridle Creek Rd. to Buck Mountain Rd . At top of the mountain go east on Buck Mountain Rd. The cemetery is about 3/4 mile on the left.

GPS Coordinates:  N36.668987 W81.313835

Surveyed by:  This data was gathered by Paula H. Anderson-Green and Penny Anderson 14 Aug 1986. Additional annotations were made by Ginger Ballard.


Anderson Cemetery, Buck Mountain, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
[JAMES, Robert Earl] [3 Apr 1923] [25 Apr 1923] [s/o Robert W. and Maggie M. Holdaway James]
Row 2
ROBERTS, James Wesley 6 Apr 1847 25 Nov 1914 CSA; Age 67 yrs 7 mo 19 ds; [h/o Margaret Boyer; s/o Jonathan and Harriet Warrick Roberts]
DEATHRIDGE, Minnie     unmarked
Row 3
HOLDAWAY, [Delilah Jane] [6 Dec 1866] 9 Jun 1948 [Lila, w/o Andrew Jackson Holdaway; d/o James W. and Margaret Boyer Roberts]
HOLDAWAY, Andrew Jackson [28 Apr 1868] [12 Oct 1949] unmarked; [s/o William R. and Hulda S. Anderson Holdaway]
Row 4
NOONKESTER, unknowns     [This whole row is supposed to be Noonkester’s, all marked by fieldstones; all lived/died ca 1850-1875]
Row 5
HOLDAWAY, Muhulda     unmarked; [d/o Freeland and Polly Parks Anderson’ (Possibly Matilda)]
HOLDAWAY, Riley     unmarked; [CSA; s/o David Holdaway]
Row 6
ANDERSON, Laura B. 12 Jun 1889 15 Sep 1913 [d/o James W. and Susan E. Russell Anderson]
Row 7
ANDERSON, James W. 1870 [abt 1950] [s/o Freeland and Mary Parks Anderson]
ANDERSON, Susie E. 1869 1950 [Susie Ellen, w/o James W. Anderson; d/o Calvin W. and Irene Ward Russell]
Row 8
PARKS, Infant 7 May 1902 30 Dec 1904 [child of Amos P. & Mary E. Anderson Parks]
Row 9
RUSSELL, Enoch T. 10 Mar 1863 22 Feb 1944 [s/o Calvin W. and Irene Ward Russell]; double stone with next
RUSSELL, Evaline 27 Mar 1862 31 Jul 1939 [d/o Freeland and Mary Parks Anderson]
HASH, Ben [March 1851]   unmarked; [s/o Joseph M. and Fannie Hackler Hash; h/o Caroline Anderson]
Row 10
TESTERMAN, Ellis Ralph [13 Feb 1924] [12 Dec 1927] grave beside big tree
TESTERMAN, Glen Dwight [3 Oct 1916] [6 Feb 1917] age 4 mos 3 ds; [infant s/o J.H. and P.E. Testerman]
Row 11
PARKS, Glen Allen 16 Nov 1920 22 Jul 1921  
TESTERMAN, Victoria 9 Oct 1855 1 Jan 1938 [w/o Lafayette; d/o John and Matilda Welch Anderson. They probably are buried in this cemetery, too.]
TESTERMAN, L[afette] F. 24 Aug 1853 3 Apr 1931 [s/o Jeston and Matilda L. Anderson Testerman]
Row 12
TESTERMAN, Raymond Eugene 28 Apr 1933 10 Feb 1946 [s/o Ray & Ruth Testerman]
TESTERMAN, Infant 2 Apr 1932 2 Apr 1932 Inf. d/o Mr. and Mrs. Ray Testerman
Believed to be buried in this cemetery
HALSEY, Lucie B.   [9 Jun 1948] no marker
ANDERSON, Freeland     no marker
HASH, James     [buried near the big cedar tree]