John Austin Family Cemetery

Grayson Cemeteries

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John Austin Family Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location:  Cracker Neck - Baywood

Directions:  The cemetery is in a wooded area on the John Austin property. It has been abandoned for many years. From the junction of Englewood Road (Rt 637) and Grinder's Mill Road (Rt 634) travel northeast 0.5 mile on Grinder's Mill Road. Then, through woods 1 mile to creek, cross creek and take road up by barn, on behind house, to high hill on left of house. The cemetery is about 0.5 mile past creek on the right side of old roadway.

GPS Coordinates:  N/A

Surveyed by:  Paul Herndon June 1993, and Buford C. Wilson 24 Jun 2007; updated 1 May 2008.


John Austin Family Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
AUSTIN, Evalina 23 Mar 1836 15 Sep 1899 w/o John Austin; Age 63 yrs 5 mo 23days [d/o Greenberry George McKenzie Leonard & Eleanor Ballard]
AUSTIN, John 10 Jan 1835 14 Feb 1914 Age 79 yrs 4 mo 14 days
MIFFLIN, Sallie 29 Dec 1861 11 Apr 1916 w/o J.D. Mifflin; [d/o John Austin & Evalina Leonard]
AUSTIN, Infant 1 Apr 1884 9 Apr 1884 d/o W[illiam] H[ardin] Austin & H[attie] E[mma] [Parks]