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David Cox Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Cemetery was located about half-way between Bridle Creek and Cox’s Chapel.

Directions: Take Wilson Hwy (US 58) to Bridle Creek Rd (Rt 601), Go south on Bridle Creek Rd. At the low water bridge crossing New River, the cemetery was on top of hill on the right of Bridle Creek Rd.

GPS Coordinates: N36.597 W81.244 (estimated)

Surveyed by: Info from Paul Herndon’s files, survey by M.G. Cox in 1969

Comments: The graves of David and his wife were moved to Cox Chapel Cemetery. The location description is near the Silas Ward Cemetery but is a separate cemetery.

David Cox Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
COX, David 28 Nov 1790 14 Sep 1878 [s/o Joshua and Ruth Osborne Cox; known as “River Dave”]
COX, Jane Doughton 27 Sep 1793 9 Mar 1883 w/o David Cox