John Collins Cemetery

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John Collins Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Baywood

Directions: This cemetery is near the intersection of Grayson Parkway (US 58) and Old Ferry Road (Rt 631). The cemetery is north east of this intersection in a wooded area behind the small trailer park at Peaceland Lane.

GPS Coordinates: N36.61635 W81.03495

Surveyed by: Buford C. Wilson, 27 May 2003; Ginger Ballard & Susan Taylor Woodson, 18 Apr 2004; updated 15 Apr 2008 by Buford C. Wilson.

Comments: The cemetery is fenced and well maintained.

John Collins Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
WAGONER, Frank R. 24 Apr 1897 13 Feb 1985
WAGONER, Calla E. 02 Jun 1914 18 Apr 1995 shared stone with above; [nee Carolyn Collins]
COLLINS, James 14 Oct 1840 25 Aug 1933 Co C 8 VA Cav CSA
RECTOR, Garland A. 1 Oct 1858 15 Jan 1928 [s/o Warren Rector]
Row 2
VAUGHAN, Thomas L. 16 Apr 1884 25 Nov 1948 [Thomas Leff]
VAUGHAN, Emma M. 8 Sep 1878 26 Nov 1957 [w/o Thomas L. Vaughn]
HIGGINS, Billy Thomas 23 Apr 1936 23 Apr 1936 s/o L.J. and C.E. Higgins
COLLINS, John 14 Dec 1839 12 Sep 1939 Co C 8th Va Cav UVC
COLLINS, Elizabeth Noblett 30 Mar 1845 15 Jul 1917 w/o John Collins