Coomes Cemetery

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Coomes Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: South of Baywood

Directions: From Grayson Pkwy (US 58) go south on Baywood Store Rd (Rt 624) and go southwest one Old Baywood Rd (Rt on 626) until you cross Little River, at the T intersection across the river turn left on Little River Rd (Rt 626) up the hill and around the curves to where Hill Falls Ln (Rt 627) turns right go down Hill Falls Ln until you pass a modular home on the left with a garage. Go 100 yards or so on down the road and you will see a gate on the right that has some concrete roadway beyond it. Follow the road down through the timber. The cemetery is just beyond on the right, but off the road maybe 30-50 yards.

GPS Coordinates: N36.57778 W81.047477

Surveyed by: Ken Callison Oct 2003 & Patience Northern Aug 2008

Comments: A close look will reveal Richard Taylor's C.S.A. stone from the road. I am sure that there are more buried stones under the pine mulch.

Coomes Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
VAUGHN, Sarah      
TAYLOR, Arlie Lee     [d/o Daniel Crockett Taylor]
TAYLOR, Nancy      
TAYLOR, Richard     Co C 45 VA Inf CSA
COOMES, Caroline      
COOMES, Alexander      
COOMES, P[hoebe] J[ane] 28 May 1874   [d/o Alexander Coombs]
MOXLEY, Susannah 1 Aug, 1830 11 Dec. 1885 [w/o David Morley (Marley) Moxley]
MOXLEY, Nancy     d/o Susannah age 4 yrs.
CHOAT, J[oshua] S. 15 April 1833 2 Feb 1910 [Joshua Sebert]; double stone with next
CHOAT, Margaret 15 April 1837 31 Jan 1898  
CHOAT, S. Reid [s/o J.S. and Margaret Choate]
BLEVINS, Cora 16 Jan 1872 18 Jan 1908 w/o J.E. Blevings
CHOATE, Infant 20 Feb 1897 20 Feb 1897 infant son of D.C. & N.G. Choate