Painter Cemetery

Galax Cemeteries

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Painter Cemetery Site

Galax, Virginia

Location: The Painter Cemetery was in Carroll County Virginia, behind the residence at 111 Taylor Wood Road, within the city limits of Galax Virginia, just off Rt. 58 (East Stuart Drive). The Cemetery was between the Taylor Wood Subdivision and the Burger King Restaurant.


GPS Coordinates: N36.67909 W80.89447

Surveyed by: Buford C. Wilson


Painter Cemetery Site, Galax, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
PAINTER, Sallie E.R. 11 Nov 1886 15 Jul 1893 This child and next two were children of Thomas C. and Susanna Painter. These three children were moved to another cemetery in Rural Retreat, Virginia.
PAINTER, Lottie A. 10 Sep 1888 17 Jan 1893
PAINTER, Ernest 03 Jun 1889 22 Aug 1899
PAINTER, Stephen Ezra 16 May 1840 24 Feb 1909 [Age 68 yrs 9 mos 8 days]. This and four next members of the Painter Family were moved nearby to the Gladeville United Methodist Church Cemetery.
PAINTER, Mary Elizabeth (Walters) 26 Oct 1853 03 Jun 1929 [Wife of Stephen Ezra Painter]
PAINTER, John McTeer Alexander 09 Aug 1877 25 Jul 1958 s/o Stephen Ezra Painter & Mary Elizabeth (Walters) Painter; h/o Sarah Rebecca Sexton
PAINTER, Sarah Rebecca (Sexton) 03 Jan 1883 13 May 1973 d/o Charles M. Sexton & Emily (Campbell) Sexton; w/o John McTeer Alexander Painter
PAINTER, Susie Lee 22 Dec 1887 02 Jan 1893 [Age 5 yrs 10 days] d/o Stephen Ezra Painter & Mary Elizabeth (Walters) Painter
unknown     field stone In an earlier survey of this cemetery, there were two graves marked with fieldstones. I don't know what happened to them.
unknown     field stone