John D. Cox Cemetery

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John D. Cox Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Potato Creek

Directions: From junction of Potato Creek Rd (Rt 708) and Red Gate Rd (Rt 712) near NC State Line go south 0.7 mile on Red Gate Rd to gate on right and turn into field. Cemetery is across field and visible from the road.

GPS Coordinates: N36.5760635 W81.2760954

Surveyed by: Information taken from Paul Herndon’s files


John D. Cox Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
COX, John D. 7 Feb 1834 15 Apr 1913 CSA; Mason; [s/o Joshua and Susannah Baldwin Cox; known as "Little Doc"for his care of wounded in Civil War]
COX, Rutha Jane [28 Feb 1834] [8 Oct 1920] unmarked; [d/o John and Eleanor Ward Cox; w/o John D. Cox]