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Cox-Shaw Cemetery

aka Shaw Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Peach Bottom

Directions: This is on the north side of Rt. 629 (Little River Road), 1.1 miles from its intersection with Rt. 626 (Old Baywood Road).

GPS Coordinates: N36.590229 W81.066109

Surveyed by: This cemetery was surveyed by Tracy Farmer McMillon 26 Mar 2001, updated by Buford C. Wilson 8 Apr 2008.

Comments: The cemetery was called the Cox Cemetery, the Peach Bottom Methodist Church Cemetery and now it is referred to as the Shaw Cemetery. Several of the people buried here were members of the old Peach Bottom Methodist Church which stood nearby. The church building is now in ruins. The Shaw family has maintained the cemetery for many years and it is in excellent condition.

Cox-Shaw Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
SHAW, Robert L., IV 6 May 1978 6 May 1978
SHAW, Robert L., III 28 Feb 1946
SHAW, June Kirk 22 Jun 1945 shared stone with Robert L. and Alison Elaine
SHAW, Alison Elaine 25 Nov 1974 14 Jul 2005
PHIPPS, John McTear 6 Jun 1866 26 Jul 1929
PHIPPS, Laura Alice 15 Sep 1872 15 Sep 1956 shared stone with above
BLEVINS, Haywood 3 Jun 1837 18 Feb 1923 Capt. 45 VA Inf. POW; [A stone has been erected here, but his remains are in the John Blevins Family Cemetery.]
Row 2
SHAW, Robert L., Sr. 29 Jun 1881 11 Jul 1965 Daddy Bob
SHAW, Dita Osborne 1 Aug 1891 24 Oct 1984 Grannie; shared stone with Robert L., Sr. and Robert L., Jr.
SHAW, Robert L., Jr. 2 Nov 1916 30 Apr 1996 Paw Paw
CARSON, Robt. S. 23 Feb 1856 12 Feb 1941
CARSON, Lydia Cox 2 Oct 1865 22 Feb 1935
MELTON, Rosa C. 11 Oct 1864 7 Jan 1911 wife of J. K. Melton
HALE, Elizabeth 28 Jul 1822 3 Apr 1916
BLEVINS, John R. 7 Sep 1876 24 Sep 1941
BLEVINS, Rosa E. 25 Jun 1882 11 Feb 1955 shared stone with above
Row 3
SHAW, Arthur R. 12 Apr 1876 8 Jan 1941
SHAW, Sam Elwood 31 Apr 1909 14 Feb 1938
SHAW, Louisa J. Billings 3 Apr 1880 31 Jul 1927 wife of A.R. Shaw
SHAW, W.O. 25 Dec 1840 7 Apr 1915 Co C 45 VA Inf. CSA
SHAW, Johnson C. 14 Jul 1847 4 May 1914
SHAW, Nancy J. Cox 27 Jul 1842 8 Jul 1925
SMITH, Rebecca A. Cox 23 Sep 1862 30 May 1918 wife of C.W. Smith; age 55 yrs 8 mo 7 days
Row 4
MELTON, Edwin 1906 1960
DELP, J.W. 4 Apr 1860 20 Sep 1932
DELP, Ella Coomes 10 Feb 1870 21 Apr 1929 wife of J.W. Delp
COX, Enoch 1 Aug 1840 19 May 1933 1 Lt. Co C 45 VA In. CSA
COX, Malinda York 13 Aug 1848 13 Oct 1941 wife of Enoch Cox
YORK, Lewis W. 11 Jun 1825 9 Jul 1919
SMITH, C.W. An overturned stone was reported in the earlier surveys. It is missing now.