Kenley Cornett Cemetery

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Kenley Cornett Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: North of Independence in Longs Gap.

Directions: From the junction of Elk Creek Pkwy (US 21) and Big Ridge Rd (Rt 611) go west on Big Ridge Rd approximately 1.3 miles to two story brick home on left side of road. The cemetery is on the hill behind the house to the right. It is visible from the road.

GPS Coordinates: N36.690693 W81.211128

Surveyed by: Susan Taylor Woodson and Mary Taylor Harrington


Kenley Cornett Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
CORNETT, Walter 12 Oct 1883 22 Mar 1885 [s/o Fielden H. Cornett & Virginia Leonard]
BURTON, Infant 17 Sep 1887
CATRON, Infant Mar 1889 Apr 1889 [s/o James W. Catron & Perlina A. Cornett]
CATRON, Vada L. 7 Jul 1873/1883 26 Nov 1886 [d/o James W. Catron & Perlina A. Cornett]
CORNETT, Kate 8 Mar 1896 31 Oct 1896 [d/o Kenley C. Cornett & Mary Wright]
BECKERDITE, Tennie Novella 22 Apr 1873 27 May 1893 [d/o Kenley C. Cornett & Mary Wright; w/o George H. Beckerdite]
CORNETT, Kenley C. 1 Jul 1843 31 May 1919 [s/o John Cornett & Lucinda Boyer]; Co F 4th Va Inf CSA
CORNETT, Mary (Pop) 1851/[19 Feb 1849] [4 Oct 1925] [w/o Kenley C. Cornett; d/o James Wright & Mackalana Delp]
CORNETT, Lucinda 27 Apr 1812 10 May 1897 [w/o John C. Cornett; d/o John Boyer & Polly Long]
CORNETT, John C. 18 Mar 1814 12 Mar 1865 50 yrs 11 mo 24 days; [s/o Reuben Cornett & Elizabeth Warrick]
ELLER, L.M. Jun 1883   [d/o Clark Jackson Eller & Isabella Jane Cornett]
CORNETT, Arlacha 19 Jul 1820 Oct 1867 [nee Harrison; d/o William Harrison & Rhoda; w/o David J. Cornett]
CORNETT, David J. 17 Mar 1812 15 Dec 1891 [s/o Reuben Cornett & Elizabeth Warrick; h/o Arlacha Harrison]
CORNETT, Katy 1836 1896
CORNETT, James Newton 4 Mar 1849 18 Aug 1857 [s/o David J. Cornett & Arlacha Harrison]
C[ATRON], Robert M. 1869 [only letter 'C' legible in surname; said to be Catron; from Galilee Clark’s husband’s inventory Sep 1966]
CORNETT, Reuben Hicks [29 Dec 1850] [15 May 1857] unmarked
CORNETT, Wilburn Riley [18 Jul 1852] [16 Sep 1852] unmarked; [s/o Robert Samuel Cornett & Adaline Brashear; h/o Elizabeth Rebecca Campbell]
CORNETT, Elizabeth Rebecca [12 Jul 1853] [30 Apr 1869] unmarked; [d/o Lewis Campbell & Polly Caudill; w/o William Riley Cornett]
CORNETT, Amanda Ellen [15 Feb 1864] [2 Apr 1869] unmarked; [d/o David J. Cornett & Arlacha Harrison]
CORNETT, Mary unmarked
ELLER, Sarah [189_] unmarked; [Sally, d/o George Eller & Millie Love]