William Mitchell Bourne Cemetery

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William Mitchell Bourne Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location:  Spring Valley

Directions:  From the junction of Elk Creek Pkwy (US Hwy 21) and Spring Valley Rd (Rt 805) go east 3.0 mi on Spring Valley Rd to the junction with Jerusalem Rd (Rt 604) then right on Jerusalem Rd 0.1 mi east to the junction with Elkview Rd (Rt 655). Turn right on Elkview Rd and go 1.0 mi south. Then on foot enter woods on right and walk southwest about 175 yds to cemetery. The cemetery is on the right side of Elkview on a private road leading down the hill roughly 0.9 miles from the intersection and is not within sight of the public road.

GPS Coordinates:  N36.7327248 W81.1194642

Surveyed by:  Rich and Ginger Ballard on 2 Aug 2003. Genealogical data was provided by Alton and Wanda Bourne. Some info from Paul Herndon’s files also

Comments:  This cemetery is fenced and nicely maintained.

William Mitchell Bourne Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
unknowns     2 unmarked graves
BOURNE, Ruth M. 4 Apr 1904 18 Feb 1905 d/o L[ucian] Conley and M[ary] E. Hensley Bourne
BOURNE, Ada M. 3 Mar 1884 6 Oct 1885 d/o W.M. and E.C. Adams Bourne
BOURNE, Ellen C. 8 Jun 1852 21 Sep 1921 [w/o William Mitchell Bourne; d/o A.A. and S.A. Adams]
BOURNE, William Mitchell 18 Nov 1829 15 Aug 1911 Co C 8 Va Cav CSA; [s/o William Buck and Hannah Boyer Bourne]
Row 2
BOURNE, Mary Ellen Hensley 1877 1909 [1st w/o Lucian Conley Bourne; babies buried with her]