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Francis Cornett Family Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Fallville Community

Directions: From Elk Creek Pkwy (US 21) drive east on Spring Valley Rd (Rt 805) for about 1.66 miles past Pilgrim Fork Rd (Rt 656) until you see a gap in the fence on the right/south side of the road. From this point walk to the cemetery about 0.24 mile south. The cemetery is in a small brace of trees on the hill to the left/east of Pilgrim Fork Rd.

GPS Coordinates: N36.735443 W81.134406 (estimate)

Surveyed by: Susan Taylor Woodson; genealogy by Mary Harrington and Susan Taylor Woodson.

Comments: The cemetery is not in good shape and apparently no longer has a caregiver. In 1997 there were 15 to 20 graves marked with field stones.

Francis Cornett Family Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
McCARTER, Van Buren [9 Dec] 1837 [9 Jul] 1893 age 55 yrs 7 mo; [Martin Van Buren, s/o Philander and Thurza McCarter]
McCARTER, Amanda Virginia [21 Oct] 1840 [3 May] 1916 [d/o Francis and Catherine Fulton Cornett; w/o Martin Van Buren McCarter]
Row 2
CORNETT, Catherine 1809 [26 Feb] 1876 age 66 yrs 7 mo; stone broken into 2 pieces and lying flat on the ground; [d/o Samuel and Martha Powell Jones Fulton; w/o Francis Cornett]
CORNETT, Francis 1808 [27 Feb] 1876 age 68 years 5 mos; [Francis S., s/o William Jefferson and Jane “Jennie” Sutherland Cornett]
CORNETT, Martha J. [17 Mar] 1839 [17 Nov] 1903 [d/o Francis and Catherine Fulton Cornett]
Known to be buried here, locations unknown
CALLAHAN, Drucie     [d/o William & Jestin Roberts Poole; w/o Hugh Callahan. On 13 Nov 1995, her son, Boge Callahan, age 90, stated his mother was buried in this cemetery]
McCARTER, Ella [5 Jul] 1868 [8 Sep] 1975